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Events in Key West

Event calendar provided with the courtesy of the Monroe County Tourist Development Council.

Events in Key West for 2022

  • August 10 - 14, 2022 Key West
  • Key West Tropical Heat
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  • Enjoy five days of sizzling happenings in the island city whose openness and respect for diversity have made it a world-renowned gay vacation destination. The festival’s intriguing events range from all-male theme parties, pool parties, clothing-optional events and adult-oriented entertainment showcase the island’s LGBTQ venues. Attendees can also enjoy activities ranging from eco-tours to museum explorations.

  • August 11 - 14, 2022 Key West
  • 25th Annual Key West Lobsterfest
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  • Seafood lovers can chow down on Florida’s clawless lobster during a tasty “feast-ival” that features a savory schedule of events ranging from a traditional lobster boil to a lively street fair starring the sensational crustacean prepared in a variety of ways. The flavorful festivities celebrate the bounty of the Florida Keys lobster season that opens Aug. 6. Famous for its sweet and tender meat, the Keys’ spiny lobster often is served steamed with drawn butter, paired with a seasoned stuffing or cold in savory salads.

  • September 01 - 05, 2022 Key West
  • Key West Brewfest
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  • Fans of beers and ales can sample about 150 of them while also discovering the flavors of the continental United States’ southernmost island. Activities ‘on tap’ include brew-focused dinners, pool parties and brunches, the lavish BrewFest Tasting Festival held Saturday on Key West’s South Beach and other enticements.

  • September 02 - 06, 2022 Key West
  • Mel Fisher Days Commemorates 400 Years of the Nuestra Señora de Atocha
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  • Enjoy film screenings, live and silent auctions, a speakers symposium, banquet dinner and more. Meet the Fisher family and their favorite treasured authors of books exploring the shipwrecks treasures for which Mel Fisher is famous for. Complete events schedule online. Events are both free and ticketed, open to the public. All net profits go to Keys charities.

  • September 07 - 11, 2022 Key West
  • Womenfest Key West
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  • The popular festival for lesbians and their friends is designed to allow singles, couples and groups of women to experience the atmosphere of openness and acceptance that has made Key West an internationally acclaimed lesbian and gay vacation destination.

  • September 08 Key West
  • Women's Fest 2022: Girly Burly Burlesque Show
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  • Staged in the Listening Room at the Key West Theater, the intimate evening of bump and grind beauties stars Tatah DuJour, Mona Amour, and the Key West Burlesque dancers, and is co-hosted by local comedian, Gwen Filosa. Special guest performances by Sheba Queen of the Night and drag king sensation, Kevin Dixon make this a "one night only" performance not to be missed. Doors open 7:30 p.m., show starts 8 p.m. Tickets start at $35 pp.