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The Best Events in Key West this April 2023


April has sprung! This month we’ve got a lot to celebrate and we hope you can join us. We have a few fun things Blooming below that sum up life on the island. Experience our history, culture and food and add these events to your calendar!


Seafood Festival

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Stone crab, our favorite sustainable seafood headlines this year’s (and every year’s) 16th Annual Seafood Festival. A two day gathering of likeminded sea-foodies, local fisherman provide the best cuisine the ocean has to offer. More info here! 

When: April 2-3


Drinks on the Roof!

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Take your beverage above the clouds! The Studios of Key West is offering an open-air happy hour experience in their newly launched rooftop setting, Hugh’s View for 16 attendees per evening. Reservations are required for the sunset event which will offer cash-bar cocktails. Most days are sold out, but still leave your name on the waiting list and show up just incase! For information, visit here.

When: Mondays & Tuesdays thru April, 6-8pm

Conch Republic Days

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The Conch Republic’s 36th Annual birthday party means 10 days of nonstop festivities. Try your hand at the conch blowing competition, attend the Independence Celebration Parada Party, and close it all out with an epic pig roast and pirate costume competition. An unforgettable week in Key West! Conch Republic Days

When: April 15-24


Eat Conch on a Food Tour

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Conch is widely known as an aphrodisiac, but its the homemade Key Lime Remolade that turns us on!

Conch, arguably are most notable ingredient here in the Florida Keys, comes in the form of a fritter on our food tour. Eat and drink other famous dishes particular to our region like Cuban cuisine, rum, and of course Key lime pie!

When: Daily thru April


Brunch with QUEENS!

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One of our Southernmost vendors, Mangoes, is hosting a monthly event that has caught absolute FIRE: Drunken Drag Brunch. For $40, expect endless mimosas and your ticket to the show. They feature additional signature drinks, shots, and an ala carte brunch menu to enjoy between laughs, singing, and all around debauchery. They’ve been selling out early the last few months, so get your tickets now. 

When: April 17th

Luau on the Beach for a Good Cause

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Reef Relief is hosting their 2nd annual Luau Fundraiser at Lagerhead’s Beach Bar to celebrate Earth Day! Music, games, silent auction, and tropical food and drink specials.

When: April 22nd from 5 to 8pm.



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