Local Happenings | Key West Activities

It’s hard to be bored when in Key West.  Key West attractions range from museums and national/state parks to the famed “Southernmost Point” and the nightly held “Sunset Celebration” just to name a few.  There is something for everyone to explore and enjoy in Key West!

Oct 6–Wine on the Water IV

Wineonwater13The 4th Annual Wine on the Water presented by the Monroe Chapter of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association will take place this Sunday, October 6th. Set sail with on the Fury and enjoy five courses prepared by renowned Key West Chef Michael Schultz, paired perfectly with five delightful varietals. Registration is at 5:00 pm just adjacent to the Conch Republic Seafood Company and boarding starts at 5:30 pm. All proceeds benefit the Florida Keys Community College Hospitality Program and the Prostart Culinary programs in Monroe High Schools. For more information, call the FRLA office at: 305-598-3752

 

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Duval Sea Turtle

Duval Sea Turtle - Key West - dining areaThe Duval Sea Turtle is a two bedroom townhome with two and one half bath. The home is located within walking distance to all that Key West has to offer. The Duval Sea Turtle has a “Key West” theme with paintings from local galleries and artists. Some of the amenities include a cover parking space, WIFI, Bose surround sound, 3 TV’s, and more. For availability or to book online please click the picture. For more information please call us toll free at 888-465-6124.

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Tropical Dreaming

Tropical Dreaming - 11Tropical Dreaming is a 2 bedroom 2 ½ bathroom home located a block from Duval Street. This home has been professionally decorated and furnished with classic art features, tall ceilings, and a true Key West feel. The large windows frame the tropical landscaping and the private heated pool is surrounded by Key West flora and fauna. Tropical Dreaming is within walking distance to beaches, shops, night clubs, shops and more.  For availability or to book online please click the picture. For more information please call us toll free at 888-465-6124.

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Sept 19-22– 41st Annual Key West Poker Run

poker run 13The 41st Annual Key West Poker Run will kick off this Thursday. Over 10,000 motorcycle riders will travel down the scenic Florida Keys stopping at 5 places to pick up a poker card at each location.  After making their way to Key West prizes will be awarded to the best poker hands and then the party begins. A section of lower Duval and Green Street will be closed off. Duval will be lined with impressive bikes. Some of the events for this weekend include Upper Duval Crawl, Biker Bash, a bike show, and Sunday brunch. For information on the event please visit Poker Run Key West 2013

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Oct 18-27–Fantasy Fest 2013 just around the corner

ff 2013 superheroes-villainsFantasy Fest 2013 is almost here. Just a little over a month away, this is the time to start planning all of your costumes for the parties, contest, and themed events. The outrageous 10-day costuming and masking celebration kicks off October 18th and ends October 27th. This year’s theme is “Superheroes, Villains… and Beyond!” Please visit Fantasy Fest 2013 for a list of all of the events.

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Casita de Catherine

Casita de Catherine - 1Casita de Catherine a monthly rental and the ideal getaway for a Key West retreat.  You’ll be within walking distance to all Key West has to offer.   This cozy cottage is a one bedroom home with gorgeous colorful décor. Casita de Catherine is the perfect place to rejuvenate and relish all the greatness you came to expect for your stay in Key West. The cottage also has a private hot tub for you to relax in while sipping on a nice cocktail. For availability or to book online please click the picture. For more information please call us toll free at 888-465-6124.

 

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Sept 3-8–Womenfest Key West 2013

wf13Womenfest Key West kicked off yesterday and will continue on thru the weekend.  For over twenty-five years Key West has welcomed women from across the globe to Key West Womenfest, the southernmost party for lesbians and their friends. Some of the events this year will include clothing-optional pool parties, women-only water excursions, special comedy shows, and more. For more information please visit  Womenfest Key West

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Duval On The Square

Duval Square - Pool 2Duval on the Square is a monthly rental located in the Duval Square townhomes. The Duval Square is directly on Duval Street. You’ll be within walking distance to all Key West attractions. The square itself is also lushly landscaped; your private balcony offers a fantastic view of all the comings and goings. The shared pool is located on the roof of the complex. Duval on the Square has 2 bedrooms and a sleeper sofa. It is nicely decorated with bedding for up to 6 guests. For availability or to book online please click the picture. For more information please call us toll free at 888-465-6124

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August 29- Sept 2- Key West Brew Fest

beer foam, backgroundKey West Brew Fest kicks off tomorrow. There will be more than 150 beers and micro-brews  on tap at this “tasty” annual event that benefits the charitable efforts of the Key West Sunrise Rotary Club of the Conch Republic. The event will also include seminars, tastings, pool parties, and more. The big event will be at South Beach on Saturday, August 31st. For more information on the festivities please visit Key West Brew Fest.

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Aug 29th–The Learning Center of Key West 1st Annual Luau

tlc luauThe Learning Center of Key West will be hosting their 1st Annual Polynesian Luau on Thursday, August 29th from 5-8pm at the Southernmost House located at 1400 Duval Street. An authentic Polynesian Fire Show, full Polynesian buffet, silent auction, door prizes and 50/50 raffle. For more information contact Pam Lopez at 305-942-0204.

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