The Top Five Summer Events in Key West

While the temperatures might stay warm year round, Key West summer still brings a new sense of excitement. Experience some of the top annual events in Key West, and a host of new programming during your stay at Oceans Edge Key West, this summer. Here are just a few of our summer favorites.

Mango Fest of Key West

June 29, 2019

Kick off your summer at the 2019 Mango Fest of Key West. This free, family-friendly event features culinary competitions between local chefs, mango tastings, and a silent auction. The event is hosted by the Key West Police Athletic League — all proceeds from the silent auction will benefit the children involved with the organization.

Comedy Key West: The Summer Series

June 24, July 20, and August 24, 2019

Hosted in the Back Stage Listening Room  of the Key West Theater, the popular Comedy Key West: The Summer Series event returns this summer. The monthly series is a comedy showcase featuring local comedians and a national headliner. Since its founding in 2016, the event has grown in size and become a favorite of locals. Be sure to get your tickets in advance and enjoy a night of side-splitting fun!

Key Lime Festival

July 4-7, 2019

The birthplace of key lime pie, Key West is world-famous for its delicious, citrus dessert. From July 4-7, dig in at the Key Lime Festival. This four-day festival is jam-packed with culinary events, such as the Key Lime Cocktail Sip & Stroll and the Key Lime Pie Hop. All of the festival events are expected to sell out, so make sure to get your tickets early.

Mermaid Festival

July 5-7, 2019

A special treat for summer visitors, the Key West Mermaid Festival will kick off for the first time in 2019. Founded by a native Key West mermaid, the festival invites both locals and visitors alike to enjoy three days of family-friendly fun. Events include a mermaid “meet and greet,” breakfast with mermaids, and the mermaid fest parade. A portion of proceeds from the event will be donated to Reef Relief.

Key West Brewfest

August 29 – September 2, 2019

Make Labor Day weekend unforgettable this year when you attend the 2019 Key West Brewfest. In its ninth year, the festival offers attendees events including beer, dinner, and brunch specials, happy hours, pool parties, seminars, and more. After a day full of fun in the sun, retreat to the quiet oasis of Oceans Edge Key West before jumping back into the excitement.

Ready to experience Key West this summer? Reserve your stay at Oceans Edge Key West early and save on your summer getaway.

 

Header photo by @livingwaterimages.

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