‘I Love Stock Island’ Festival to Blend Cuisine, Arts and Waterfront Heritage

Festival Fun in the Florida Keys

Get ready for a delightful blend of cuisine, arts, and waterfront heritage at the 'I Love Stock Island' Festival! This vibrant Florida Keys community, nestled near Key West, is set to showcase its charm from June 12-16. Here’s the scoop on what to expect:

Wednesday Kickoff: Start the festival with an eco-friendly bang! Join the collaborative land-and-water cleanup, followed by a mouth-watering Low Country Shrimp Boil at Cayo Hueso Brewing. Catch the cooking action at 5:30 PM and feast at 6:30 PM.

Daily Delights: Explore Stock Island’s best food trucks and street art murals on self-guided tours. Dive into the island’s creative vibe every day of the festival.

Thursday Cheers: Wine lovers, rejoice! Head to Oceans Edge Resort for an exclusive Winebow wine tasting at 5:30 PM. Enjoy light snacks from Yellowfin Bar & Kitchen while sipping on exquisite vintages.

Friday Flavor: Hop on the Taste of Stock Island Trolley Tour from 4-8 PM. This guided tour takes you on a culinary journey through selected restaurants, featuring small plates and beverage pairings.

Saturday Family Fest: Bring the whole family to Bernstein Park from 4-8 PM for a lively open-air celebration. Enjoy an artisan market, games, entertainment, food, activities for kids, and a silent auction benefiting the SOS Foundation and Food Pantry.

Sunday Celebrations: Father’s Day is packed with fun! Participate in the family-friendly VFW Fishing Tournament, embark on a guided history tour, or indulge in a Father’s Day brunch at Matt’s Stock Island Kitchen. Wrap up the festival with the Closeout Bash & Pool Party at Perry Marina from 2-6 PM, featuring food, drinks, music, and raffle prizes.

For the full schedule and tickets, visit ILoveStockIsland.org. Don’t miss out on this unique celebration of Stock Island’s culinary and cultural treasures!