Calendar of Events for the Florida Keys
Event calendar courtesy of fla-keys.com - The Tourism & Development Councel of the Florida Keys
|April 09 to November 30, in Key West|
Key West Fishing Tournament
April 09 to November 30
More than 40 species of fish are targeted during these months, with divisions for men, women, junior anglers (ages 10 to 14) and Pee Wees (under 10 years old). The Key West Fishing Tournament strongly encourages the release of game fish. All participating anglers receive certificates noting their catches and qualify for a variety of prizes.
Contact: Rob Harris 305-587-6718
|April 15 to July 31, in Key West|
Key West Art Garden 2016
April 15 to July 31
Florida Keys artists and sculptors are featured in this open-air exhibit at the Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden. Exhibit is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; an opening reception is planned April 23 from 12-3 p.m., to meet the artists, enjoy a self-guided tour of the Art Garden, light refreshments. Entrance is free.
|June 04 to August 07, in Florida Keys|
Florida Keys Guitar Festival
June 04 to August 07
Throughout the Florida Keys. The Florida Keys Guitar Festival presents eight virtuoso classical and jazz concerts in Marathon (June 4 & 5), Key Largo (July 2) and Key West (Aug. 5-7). The inaugural festival is to feature five of South Florida's best guitarists including Matthew Jampol, Steve Ramos, Bob Hanni, Larry Baeder and Mike Emerson. Details to be posted online.
|June 17 to June 29, in Key West|
Michael Charles in Concert at Chicagos Key West
June 17 to June 29
Blues Hall of Famer Australian artist Michael Charles embarks on his ninth consecutive tour in 2016, the Coming Back Home Tour, which will once again take him to the far corners of the USA, Canada, and Australia. Charles has graced countless stages all over the world. Shows are set for 8:30 p.m. at Chicagos, 610 Greene St.
|June 29 to July 31, in Key West|
Red Barn Theatre presents: Key West Summer Stage
June 29 to July 31
Two great MainStage shows are planned for this sixth summer season, and more. "Bad Jews" is a hilarious off-Broadway smash hit, and "Water By The Spoonful" is a powerful look at family and redemption. Visit website for tickets and show times.
|June 30 , in Key Largo|
Free Fish ID Class: Become A Citizen Scientist!
Learn how to identify Caribbean fish species by joining Allison & Carlos Estape at REEF Headquarters (MM 98.3, Key Largo) at 7 p.m. on the last Thursday of each month. Different fish species are reviewed each month to build your ID skills. Fill in a REEF Volunteer Fish Survey during your next dive/snorkel trip and become a citizen scientist by submitting your sightings to REEF's Global Fish Survey Database.
All events are subject to change. Contact the event coordinators for the most current dates and times.