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Southernmost Point Guest House

(305) 294-0715 | info@southernmostpoint.com

Things to Do in Key West

The island city of Key West is the ultimate tropical destination. For adventure seekers, there is world-class fishing, diving and watersports. For foodies, there are top-rated restaurants serving fresh, local seafood and mixing cool, refreshing drinks. There are numerous art galleries, museums and historic neighborhoods for your exploration. Or, if you are looking to unwind, you can spend your days doing nothing more than swaying in a hammock.

Our Key West guest house is adjacent to the Southernmost Point in the Continental United States, so you can visit this must-see spot upon arrival. The Southernmost Point Guest House is located on the quiet end of Duval Street, so you’ll enjoy a peaceful stay that is within walking distance of many attractions and activities. The famed Duval Street is a mile-long street with the Gulf of Mexico at the north end and the Atlantic Ocean at the south end. Between the two bodies of water is a fascinating street with outdoor dining, historic bars, shopping and live entertainment at all hours of the day. Start happy hour at our Key West guest house, and let your evenings take shape from there.

In our island paradise, you can fill your days with as much or as little as you desire. If rest and relaxation are on the itinerary, you’ve come to the right place. Our breezy porches are calling. Lounge or take a dip in our pool-size Jacuzzi, or just hang out in our hammocks and take in the island life!

Events in Key West

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

Events in Key West for June
Year: Month:   
April 06 - Jul 31, 2017, in Key West
Key West Art Garden 2017
Florida Keys artists and sculptors are featured in this open-air exhibit at the Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden. Exhibit is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Explore a unique blend of sculptured art with Mother Nature that enhances both. The Key West Art Garden showcases local artist's art work made mostly out of recycled materials displayed as part of nature within the beautiful grounds of the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden. Art displayed throughout the garden allows visitors to reignite their sense of exploration finding each treasure and appreciating the workmanship in the nature and art. An opening reception to meet the artists and unveiling is to be held on Wed., April 26 from 4-6 p.m. with art walk to follow.
Contact: 305-296-1504
Email: kwbgs@kwbgs.org

 

April 07 - Nov 30, 2017, in Key West
Key West Fishing Tournament
More than 40 species of fish are targeted during these months, with divisions for men, women, junior anglers (ages 10 to 14) and Pee Wees (under 10 years old). The Key West Fishing Tournament strongly encourages the release of game fish. All participating anglers receive certificates noting their catches and qualify for a variety of prizes.
Contact: 305-923-5934
Email: director@keywestfishingtournament.com

 

May 19 - Aug 11, 2017, in Key West
Key Lime Pie-Making Class: Make Your Own Mini-Pie!
Go behind the scenes at Key West's sweetest spot for key lime pie and learn to make Key Lime Pie Co.'s award-winning recipe of all-natural ingredients. In this class held each Friday, each participant will make his/her own mini key lime pie of graham cracker crust, key lime filling, and whipped topping—tasting encouraged! Experience pie making in our live kitchen—under the tutelage of one of our seasoned pie makers—where thousands of delicious key lime pies are made every week! After creating your mini pie masterpiece, you can pack it up for later or relax and savor right away. Class is approximately 1 hour in duration; $20 per person. Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a paid adult.
Contact: 855-SWT-PETE

 

June 01 - 29, 2017, in Key West
Christopher Peterson's EYECONS
A master of impersonations, both visually and vocally, with impeccable comic timing. The show is all LIVE, no lip-sync. Thrill to his parodies of Marilyn Monroe, Carol Channing, Madonna, Joan Rivers, Reba McEntire, Bette Midler, Tina Turner, Julie Andrews, Barbra Streisand, Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland, Eartha Kitt, Cher, Bette Davis, Lucille Ball, even Lady GaGa. Show dates are online. Show times 9 p.m., at La te da 1125 Duval St.
Contact: 305-296-6706

 

June 03, in Key West
Pride Follies
Key West's favorite variety show returns with the best (and worst) of Key West talent on stage! Starts 8 p.m., Key West Theater, 512 Eaton St. Purchase tickets online.
Contact: 305-985-0433

 

June 07 - 11, 2017, in Key West
Key West Pride
Key West shows its Pride every day, and this is your chance to be a part of the celebration! The five-day schedule includes daytime pool and beach parties, late-night drag shows, on-the-water adventures ranging from snorkeling and kayaking to glass-bottom boat tours, a street fair, a 10k relay for tutu-wearing runners and walkers, and pageants to select Mr., Miss and Ms. Key West Pride.
Contact: Matt Hon 305-294-4603
Email: events@gaykeywestfl.com

 

June 08, in Key West
Key West Theater presents: Dave Mason
Fans can expect to hear such classics as "Feelin' Alright," "All Along the Watchtower," "Dear Mr. Fantasy," "We Just Disagree" and "Only You Know and I Know," which appears on the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer's Alone Together album. Starts at 8 p.m.
Contact: 305-985-0433

 

June 10, in Key West
Stoli Key West Cocktail Classic Finale
Regional winners from LGBT bars in 17 North American cities are to compete to create an original Key West cocktail that reflects the island's sunny community spirit. The hotly contested final round starts at 7 p.m. on an open-air stage in the 700 block of Duval Street, with national and regional celebrity judges.

 

June 10, in Key West
Fifth Annual VFW Fishing Tournament
Sponsored by the Southernmost VFW Post 3911, this family oriented tournament offers cash prizes for dolphin, wahoo, tuna, snapper and grouper, along with prizes for heaviest fish by a lady angler, heaviest fish by a juvenile angler, pee-wee and active service member. Heaviest Dolphin is worth $2,500. Entry fee $200 per boat By May 19, 2017; $250 per boat after May 19, 2017. All proceeds benefit disabled and veterans in need throughout Monroe County.
Contact: Curly McGinn (305) 304-1182
Email: curlybluemarlin@gmail.com

 

June 10, in Key West
Key West Island Swim: FKCC Swim Around Key West
The officially sanctioned event is a 12.5-mile swim clockwise around the island of Key West that is open to all age groups. Individual swimmers and relay teams can compete. The route takes swimmers through the waters of the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, ending where they began at Higgs Beach.
Contact: Lori Bosco 305-809-3562
Email: aqualb@aol.com; lori.bosco@fkcc.edu

 

June 16 - 18, 2017, in Key West
Fourth Annual Mystery Fest Key West
Open to authors, aspiring authors and non-writing mystery-buffs alike—2017 headliners are John Hemingway, grandson of Ernest and author of 'Strange Tribe,' Keynote Speaker Clifford Irving, and Mystery Writers of America Florida Chapter past-President Randy Rawls. Lisa Black, James O. Born, Nancy J. Cohen and Heather Graham are the featured presenters among a criminally stellar hit-list of some two dozen high-profile and award winning mystery and crime fiction authors and true-crime experts. Highlights include presentation of the 2017 Whodunit Mystery Writing Competition and Award, a ghost tour hosted by Heather Graham and a panel on 'How to Commit a Perfect Murder.'
Contact: 305-587-9392
Email: info@mysterywriterskeywestfest.com

 

June 22 - 25, 2017, in Key West
Key West Africana Festival
Three-day destination retreat, festival and academic conference focusing on Thought, Culture and Wellness within the African Diaspora. Thought: Workshops on topics of cultural, physical and spiritual wellness. Culture: Music, art and cultural tourism, exploring Afro-Caribbean culture in Key West. Wellness: Workshops on healthy living, physical wellness and relationship wellness.
Contact: cnorwood@keywestafricanafestival.com
Email: 786 529 8624

 

Southernmost Point Guest House

1327 Duval Street, Key West, FL 33040
(305) 294-0715 Fax: (305) 296-0641
or Email: Southernmost Point

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