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Key West has something for Everybody, All Year Long

Updated on: Jun 22, 2023 5:06:15 PM

While the island of Key West may be physically small, it's only about 2 by 4 miles. What the island offers it's visitors, in the form of celebrations, festivals and all around fun for young and old, is anything but small.

Here is just a sampling of what goes on, on a month by month basis.


  • Annual Seafood Festival
  • Key West Half Marathon and 5k
  • Food & Wine Festival
  • Key West Craft Show
  • Barracuda Bowl

Things to do in Key West


  • Key West Garden Fest
  • Old Island Days Art Festival


  • Conch Shell Blowing Contest
  • Southernmost Air Spectacular

People Blowing Conch Shells

Photo Credit: photographer unknown


  • Annual Conch Republic Independence Celebration




Photo Credit: Piqsels




  • Fantasy Fest
  • Goombay Fest
  • Zombie Bike Ride
  • Fantasy Fest Grand Parade

Fantasy Fest Image

Photo Credit: Fantasy Fest



  • Harborwalk of Lights
  • Lighted Boat Parade

As you can see from this, there are fun, unique, quirky and different events that happen all year long on our little Southernmost island paradise, Key West.

Now that you know when you're going to come to Key West, it's time to start looking for that perfect place to rest  your head. Looking to live the life of an island castaway writer? The Laureate Resort is just the oasis.  Lay back in a relaxing lounge chair, pool side and contemplate that next bestselling novel or while away the day reading one.  Or stay at the ultra luxurious Sunset Key Cottages and Resort and frolic in the pool or warm ocean waters.  No matter where you stay, you'll find the perfect place to sit back, relax and chill, on this tropical island getaway!

Click below, when you're ready to book your Island Festival Getaway!


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