Arts & Culture
06 October 2022
Country Artist George Strait to Highlight ‘Legends of Music Row’ Festival in Key West
The three-night Legends of Music Row Music Festival, hosted by Country Music Hall of Fame songwriter Dean Dillon with a special appearance by country legend George Strait, is slated Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 13-15, at Key West’s Coffee Butler Amphitheater.
22 September 2022
Key West’s Headdress Ball Set to ‘Tower Above’ Audiences Oct. 27
Merrymakers can show off their most creative, extravagant masks and dazzling headdress regalia at the 39th annual Headdress Ball set for Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Coffee Butler Amphitheater at Key West’s Truman Waterfront Park.
22 September 2022
‘Smallest Parade’ to Feature Large-Scale Creativity in Key West
Artists and artisans around the Florida Keys are ramping up their creativity to prep for Fantasy Fest, Key West’s Oct. 21-30 masking and costuming festival capped by a lavish parade along the island’s Duval Street.
18 August 2022
Creative Costumes and Cartoon Chaos to Color Key West’s Fantasy Fest
Revelers can express their creativity by donning dazzling costumes during the annual Fantasy Fest celebration in Key West. Set for Friday, Oct. 21, through Sunday, Oct. 30, the 2022 festival is themed “Cult Classics & Cartoon Chaos.”
02 June 2022
Hemingway Hopefuls to Compete July 21-23 in Famed Key West Contest
Each July visitors can spot the spirit of Ernest Hemingway (or even scores of spirits) on the island where the legendary author lived and wrote during the 1930s. That’s because as many as 150 stocky, white-bearded aspiring “Ernests” converge on Key West in July to compete in Sloppy Joe’s annual Hemingway® Look-Alike Contest.
31 May 2022
Mango Fest Key West to Celebrate ‘King of Fruit’ June 23-26
Mango lovers can celebrate the sweet, juicy fruit and its heritage in Key West Thursday through Sunday, June 23-26, during the island’s annual Mango Fest.
01 April 2022
Key West Songwriters Festival to Star More Than 175 Hitmakers May 4-8
Audiences can rock, sway and sing along to some of America’s hottest contemporary hits and classics Wednesday through Sunday, May 4-8, during the 2022 Key West Songwriters Festival.
03 March 2022
Islamorada’s 30th Annual Family-Friendly Island Fest Set for April 2-3
Rain or shine, families are to gather to celebrate music, art, food and fun at the 30th annual Florida Keys Island Fest scheduled Saturday and Sunday, April 2-3, in Islamorada.
22 February 2022
Live Music in Multiple Genres to Headline Islamorada’s 27th Annual Bay Jam
Live musical performers representing Florida Keys jazz, country, trop-rock and blues musicians are to play for audiences from midday into the evening Sunday, March 27, at Islamorada’s Bay Jam 27.
03 February 2022
GardenFest to Bloom March 5 at Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden
Nature lovers can explore the 15-acre Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden and acquire native and exotic plants Saturday, March 5, during “GardenFest Key West: The Green Market Place 2022.”