A September 2019 to Remember! Top Things to Do This Month
Bring the Kids…for FREE!
Whether it’s the kids or grandkids, they want to come, too…so let them! This Sept 3rd thru Oct 13th, when you buy adult tickets at select retailers, kids join for free! See details here!
Celebrate Womenfest Key West
For several thousand women, early September (4th-8th) in Key West means enjoying adventures in Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico waters, entertainment and parties with like-minded people and relaxation on an accepting subtropical island — all during the island city’s Womenfest.
Described as one of North America’s largest gatherings of lesbians and their friends, singles, couples and groups of women flock to Key West each year for activities including dance parties, poolside gatherings, sailing and snorkeling, live music, comedy performances and more.
The Womenfest schedule begins with an opening night party –Subsequent offerings include a sunset dinner cruise on the clear Keys waters, late-night parties, a drag show featuring renowned female impersonators and gatherings at leading clubs. A “rock roller derby” and a flag football friendship game are planned for fans of high-energy sports. Check out the full list of scheduled events here!
Go On the Seafood Lover’s Tour
Daily throughout September
Come hungry, leave happy. Key West Food Tours brings both tourists and locals another fabulous & fun-fact-filled walking tour highlighting the region’s incredibly fresh and local seafood. The 3 hr tour includes 6 mom & pop restaurants specializing in Key West’s “fruit of the sea” from conch and snapper to pink shrimp and Florida spiny lobster. To top it all off, it’s 1/2 off for locals this month with valid Monroe County ID, so book now!
Toast Anthony Bourdain at the Perry Hotel
Join in celebrating the life of the great Anthony Bourdain and create awareness during Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Enjoy complimentary food including a ceviche bar, pig roast and more. Each of the four winning cocktails from the “Battle of the Bartenders” competition (happening on August 19 at Matt’s Stock Island Kitchen & Bar) is to be available for purchase with winner taking all the glory. Enjoy great food, live music, silent auction and more, to benefit Westcare Guidance/Care Center (GCC) Inc., a local nonprofit focused on suicide prevention.
Let the Lion Fish Hunt Begin!
Help the Florida Keys clean up its reef! Saturday, September 14th, teams of 4 can begin collecting lionfish at sunrise!. After Sunday’s collections are complete & scored, there will be fillet and dissection demonstrations, lionfish tastings, games, raffle prizes and other activities starting at 12:00PM that are open to public, so bring your friends! Chefs will be providing lionfish cooking demonstrations and tastings. For more info click here.
Groove with Amy Grant
Recently inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Amy Grant will be strumming her self-written hits and ballads in Key West this month. She celebrates the 25th anniversary of her first pop hit, “Baby Baby”, with a worldwide release of a new version of the song featuring pop sensation and fellow Capitol Music Group recording artist Tori Kelly. You can see her September 15th at the Key West Theater. Show starts 8 p.m., doors open 7 p.m.