Event calendar courtesy of fla-keys.com
The Tourism & Development Council of the Florida Keys

  • 12/15/2019 Christmas on the Sheriff's Animal Farm

    From 1-3 p.m., kids and adults can visit the furry, fluffy and feathered residents of the Animal Farm and petting zoo and get a photo taken with Santa. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office Animal Farm is situated at the county's detention center just outside Key West at 5501 College Road. This event is free and open to the public. The Sheriff's Animal Farm is open the second and fourth Sundays of the month.
  • 12/15/2019 Rams Head Production presents: Bret Michaels at Key West Theater

    As front man for the legendary rock band Poison, Bret Michaels has sold 25 million records and scored an amazing 15 chartbusting Top 40 singles including "Talk Dirty To Me," "Something To Believe In," "Nothing But A Good Time" and the timeless #1 smash "Every Rose Has Its Thorn." After more than 25 years in the business this award winning, multi platinum superstar's career continues to move at warp speed. Doors open 7 p.m., show starts 8 p.m.
  • 12/15/2019 Key West Artisan Market: Holiday Shop Local edition

    Enjoy a full bar, coffee, smoothies, natural juices and cut fruit, multiple food trucks and stalls, from 10AM to 2PM. Shop a curated outdoor market offering fine crafts, art and jewelry from talented Florida Keys makers. Stock your pantry and fridge with fresh produce, artisan cheeses, local seafood, honey, pickles and so much more. Free entry & parking. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Clarence H. Higgs Memorial Beach. Bring your own bags. A fantastic, family-friendly, free event. The show will be st
  • 12/15/2019 Winter Wonderland at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center

    Did someone say Reindeer Ponies? From 4-8 p.m., families of all ages can visit with Santa, who will be there to meet with the kids. Other events include: sleigh rides, hot chocolate bar, chocolate fountain, Keys Dance Academy Dancers and more. There are even predictions of snow!
  • 12/17/2019 South Florida National Parks Trust presents 'Tortugas Tales'

    Staged at the Florida Keys Eco Discovery Center, 35 E. Quay Rd., the event is to feature stories from the Dry Tortugas as presented by award-winning authors James Kushlan and Kirsten Hines and updates on Dry Tortugas National Park and its education programs by park manager Glenn Simpson and lead ranger Curtis Hall. 'Tortugas Tales' coincides with the release of a new history book on the Dry Tortugas as an opportunity to feature Dry Tortugas National Park, its human and natural history, current s
  • 12/18/2019 Paint Night Class: Keys Style Holiday Ornaments

    Follow along for step-by-step instructions to paint a mermaid and starfish ornament, or choose from several stencils and create your own. Starts at 5:30 p.m., at Overseas Pub & Grill, registration required, cost is $35 pp, sign up online here. A $5 donation per painter benefits the Florida Keys SPCA of Marathon.
  • 12/18/2019 History of Diving Museum: Immerse Yourself! Free Lecture Series

    The Florida Keys were never a hub for the Transatlantic Slave Trade, but because of their location as a gateway to the Caribbean, many significant, associated events occurred here. Archaeologist Dr. Corey Malcom of the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society will speak about his organization's efforts to document the history and archaeology of the Transatlantic Slave Trade.
  • 12/18/2019 Key West Art & Historical Society Hosts Holiday Concert & Bazaar at Custom House Museum

    From 5-9 p.m., located on the sweeping historic porch and walkway of the Custom House Museum. The immensely popular celebration will feature some of Key West's finest artisans, musicians and choirs, food and libations, free entrance to the museum and its two stories of exhibits, and a dazzling holiday light show of magical vector projections on the face of the Custom House. Browse hundreds of unique gift options while enjoying the music, food and libations on and around the island's architectur
  • 12/19/2019 - 12/20/2019 Tennessee Williams Theater presents: The Play That Goes Wrong

    This Olivier Award-winning comedy is a hilarious hybrid of Monty Python and Sherlock Holmes. Welcome to opening night of The Murder at Haversham Manor where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous. With an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can't play dead, and actors who trip over everything (including their lines). Showtimes 8 p.m., Tennessee Williams Theater, 5901 College Rd.
  • 12/19/2019 Morada Way Arts & Cultural District presents: Third Thursday Art Walk

    Showcasing the fine arts, music and culinary nuances of the Purple Isles, the Morada Way Arts & Cultural District features national and local artisans who are showcased in galleries at Morada Way between mile marker 81 and 82 - formerly named Industrial Road - as well as "culinary art" and live music from 6-9 p.m. Free admission. Art Walk is held the third Thursday of each month.
  • 12/19/2019 Pop & Pour at The Perry: Holiday Ornament Edition

    Join artist Jasmine Jones of Ocean Blues Studio for The Perry's version of a 'paint & sip' class! In true island style, attendees will be painting under the palm trees, but with a holiday twist. This class starts at 7 p.m. at the Salty Oyster, will feature ornament painting, perfect for decorating your own home or for gift-giving. Great for all-ages, and 21+ get a complimentary drink ticket with class purchase! Class $50, includes three ornaments. Limited seats, reserve spot online.
  • 12/19/2019 - 12/21/2019 Key West Burlesque presents: Sugar Rum Cherry, A Burlesque Nutcracker

    Inspired by the holiday classic "Nutcracker" ballet, this spirited and naughty two-act "reverie" is presented by Key West Burlesque. Clara, a young ingénue, celebrates the season with sugar rum cherry cocktails and is transported in a dream to the "Land of Libations." The performance is staged at 8 p.m. at the Key West Theater, 512 Eaton St., with doors opening at 7:30 p.m.