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Save the Date: February Luncheon
Tuesday, February 21st, Noon
Hard Rock Cafe
Florida Keys Days
Andrew Morawski, President, will be representing the Key West Attractions Association on February 22nd in Tallahassee during Florida Keys Day. Take the survey below to let Andrew know what you would like the association to advocate for:
Florida Keys Day Survey
MEMBER NEWS AND EVENTS
Old Island Restoration Foundation – Home Tours
63rd Annual Home Tours – February 17th and 18th and March 17th and 18th, 2023
Come experience one of the longest running events in Key West. Each month we offer locals and visitors alike a chance to take a peek into some of the most beautiful homes on the island. Each month features a new selection of homes to be toured. OIRF takes pride in recruiting homes that showcase all sizes, age, architectural features, family history, rehabilitation projects, and island prominence. For more information or tickets, visit us at https://oirf.org/home-tours/.
Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden
“Nature is Art” Series – February 25th, 1 pm
The Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden is embarking on an exciting new “Nature is Art” series that will include a 2-part photography workshop with noted nature wildlife photographer Kristie Killam. Kristie has a long history in the Keys and with nature, as a US Fish & Wildlife Ranger with the National Key Deer Refuge, biologist, and teacher.
A presentation on wildlife photography equipment, techniques, and subjects is set for Saturday, February 25, 2023, at the Garden’s Nature Chapel, followed by in the field workshop on March 11, 2023, to put those techniques into practice. The resulting ‘nature to art’ will be displayed at the Garden starting April 20, 2023.
Save the dates to join us for our annual signature events that support area businesses and attract visitors from around the world: Key West Pride, Tropical Heat, Key West Womenfest, and Headdress Ball! LGBTQ+ visitors have something special to enjoy year-round. This year we are pleased to be celebrating a few milestones: Key West Business Guild, Celebrating 45 years – Pride – Celebrating 20th anniversary of the “Sea-to-Sea Rainbow Flag.”, Headdress Ball – celebrating 40 Years! The Guild was formed in 1978 to encourage summer tourism and support Key West’s gay community. The KWBG is the nation’s first LGBTQ+ destination marketing organization. From a small original membership, it has grown to include more than 475 enterprises representing virtually every facet of the island’s business community.
Studios of Key West
Presenting See Jane Run February 8th – 11th & 15th – 18th, 8 pm
A funny and heartfelt new musical in which a trio of leading ladies plays over 20 roles in delightful scenes and songs about today’s every woman, Jane, learning to run in her big girl shoes. From secret desires to manic disorders, See Jane Run! takes a bold, honest, and revealing look at what’s working, what’s not, and what now?!?
Get tickets here.
Truman Little White House
Presidential Families’ Weekend, February 17th – 20th
The Key West Harry S. Truman Foundation, in partnership with the Society of Presidential Descendants, is presenting the annual Presidential Families Weekend in February 2023. It is the largest gathering of presidential descendants on Presidents’ Day in the Country. Buy tickets here.
Key West Art & Historical Society
Back in Time Fundraiser, February 17th, 6 pm – 10 pm
Step back in time with Key West Art & Historical Society’s Annual Fundraiser Dinner for a Prohibition Party like you’ve never seen as we transform Fort East Martello into the A1A Speakeasy. Party proceeds support the ongoing restoration of the Custom House, a superb example of Richardsonian Romanesque Architecture. Buy tickets here!
We’ve Got the Keys
Taste of Key West – April 24th, 6 pm – 9 pm
The 28th Annual Taste of Key West is a must do for foodies! This event is a favorite of Locals and those planning a spring vacation to the island. Treat your palate to amuse bouchées that range from savory to sweet, main course nibbles and libations, often paired together. More than 50 restaurants participate in this highly anticipated Key West event, and 100-plus beers and wines are available for your sipping enjoyment.The open-air event promises a bounty of beverages and palate-pleasing plates. Restaurants and food vendors from across the Lower Keys and Key West donate their staffs’ time and extraordinary culinary talents to create delectable small plates.
In addition to the scrumptious food, libations are free-flowing throughout the event. A selection of wines and craft beers from across the globe are provided by Republic National Distributing Company. Connoisseurs can expect to be wowed with vintages from vineyards and wineries as well as a vast selection of beers to sample!
Money raised directly benefits A.H. Monroe, their clients and services in Monroe County, and their annual Smart Ride.
It’s time to spring into some Florida sunshine – Key West style! Whether you’re seeking a relaxing experience on a sailing catamaran or a thrilling action-packed day on the warm waters of Key West, Fury has a variety of adventures guaranteed to satisfy your wanderlust. Uncover all that paradise has to offer when you Spring with Fury & enjoy up to $30* off on select trips when you book 5 days in advance.
Fury 360 Jet Ski Combo Package – Save up to $80*
Want to experience Key West from every angle? Then hop on one of Fury’s special Jet Ski combos. This special package combines Fury’s popular Jet Ski Tour and one of the following trips for two: a glass bottom boat tour, parasailing or snorkeling tour, all at incredible savings. Schedule your trips for a full day of adventure or on different days to better fit your schedule. But hurry, this package is only available for a limited time—so book yours today!
Fury’s Valentine’s Day Sunset Sails
Every year, Fury offers a romantic getaway aboard one of our romantic sunset sails! Toast the end of a perfect day in paradise as you watch the sun slowly disappear beyond the horizon. This is sure to be one of the most romantic things to do for Valentine’s Day in Key West! Check out our sunset sail plans for Valentine’s Day in 2023! All Valentine’s Day Sunset Sails include complimentary strawberries.
Nothing like Valentine’s day on the water! Enjoy unbeatable views of the sunset along with an amazing tropical food buffet, open well bar & live music. Buy tickets here.
National Margarita Day, February 22nd
Celebrate Margarita Day at Margaritaville with $5.99 traditional margaritas and $6.99 fried pickles. At 4pm, guests can take the Margaritaville Mixology Academy and earn a Margarita Mixology Degree!
Margaritaville Happy Hour, Monday – Friday
Margaritaville Super Bowl Sunday