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Festival to Celebrate Stock Island's Seafaring Spirit, Arts and Cuisine

May 17, 2022 • KW Concierge

The I Love Stock Island Festival is a family-friendly event that celebrates the island's heritage, community and unpretentious charm. The festival includes food and drink events, art strolls, live music, and other activities scheduled Wednesday throu...


'Sailors' to Steer Quirky Craft in Key West's Minimal Regatta May 29

May 13, 2022 • KW Concierge

The Schooner Wharf Minimal Regatta is a wacky race where teams compete in either the kayak/canoe design or open design categories using only a sheet of plywood, two 2-by-4s, duct tape, and fasteners. Awards are given for the fastest boat, most creati...


Key West Pride to Feature Parties, Performances and a Parade June 1-5

May 10, 2022 • KW Concierge

The subtropical island of Key West is to welcome revelers to its annual Pride celebrations Wednesday through Sunday, June 1-5. Scheduled festivities showcase the diversity and equality that help make the continental United States’ southernmost ...


Swimmers to Circumnavigate Key West June 18 in 12.5-Mile Race

May 10, 2022 • KW Concierge

The College of the Florida Keys Swim Around Key West is a 12.5-mile open-water race in both the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico that takes place on Saturday, June 18. Registration is open to solo competitors or relay teams of two to six swimmers, w...


Key West Songwriters Fest Stars Top American Music Makers

May 09, 2022 • KW Concierge

The Key West Songwriters Festival wrapped up its 26th year with a bang, treating music lovers to over 50 shows featuring 175 chart-topping hit-makers, talented newcomers and other performing songwriters.Several thousand people gathered on Key West's ...


Key West Songwriters Festival May 4-8

April 02, 2022 • KW Concierge

The Key West Songwriters Festival is a five-day event that showcases some of America’s hottest contemporary hits and classics from May 4-8. This year’s lineup includes Riley Green, Ernest, and songwriting superstars Dean Dillon, Chuck Can...


Creative Cuisine to Tempt Attendees at Taste of Key West April 25

March 25, 2022 • KW Concierge

Looking for a delicious way to support a great cause? Then mark your calendars for the Taste of Key West on April 25th! This annual event brings together some of the best chefs on the islands to create small-plate dishes influenced by the Florida Key...


Florida Keys' Conch Republic to Celebrate 40th 'Birthday' April 15-24

March 22, 2022 • KW Concierge

The Conch Republic is celebrating its 40th birthday this year with a 10-day festival of fun and games. The Conch Republic is a symbolic nation that was established in 1982 when the Florida Keys seceded from the United States in protest of a Border Pa...


GardenFest to Bloom March 5 at Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden

February 04, 2022 • KW Concierge

Looking to explore nature and acquire some new plants? Come to GardenFest Key West: The Green Market Place 2022 on Saturday, March 5! This event, set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden, will allow visitors to...


Art Strolls Throughout the Keys Showcase Unparalleled Creativity

January 28, 2022 • KW Concierge

The Florida Keys are known for their creative artwork and beautiful landscapes. This season, art strolls throughout the Keys showcase the unmatched talent and creativity of local artists. The Stock Island Art Stroll on Saturday, Feb. 12, features to...