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Key West: America's Caribbean Island

A tropical paradise with fabulous weather, exotic plants and flowers that grow wild, sunsets famous for their beauty and a historic district larger than most any city in America… there’s something for everyone in Key West.

Historic sites, charming shops, great art galleries and quiet beaches provide a wealth of entertainment. Key West nightlife is exciting with world class restaurants, lively bars, shows, and theatres. Best of all, everything is within walking or biking distance from the Almond Tree Inn! 

Key West is also known for its never-ending events! There always seems to be something going on within the island. Scroll down or click here to view the Key West Calendar of Events (anchor link down to section).

Here are some of our top picks, just to name a few! Ask the front desk for more recommendations to fit your style.

Key West Attractions & Museums: 

Key West Activities & Tours

Key West Restaurants & Bars (there’s plenty, but here are a few right out our doors):

Key West Calendar of Events

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

Events in The Florida Keys for February, 2019
Year: Month: 
January 01 to August 31,  in Key West
Key West Fishing Tournament
Anglers of all ages and abilities can target more than 40 species of fish in the Key West Fishing Tournament, a free-entry multidivision challenge that takes place Jan. 1 to Aug. 31, 2019. The tournament features divisions for men, women, junior anglers ages 10 to 15 and Pee Wees under 10 years old — making it ideal for extended families and multigenerational groups who want to share the angling experience.
Contact: Doris Harris 305-923-5934
Email: director@keywestfishingtournament.com

February 10 to February 24,  in Key West
Key West Artisan Market
Browse among culinary, textile, jewelry, wood, artists & crafters, curiosities, live music, craft beer, wine and art and food concessions. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at a NEW location this year, at Higgs Beach. Bring your own bags. A fantastic, family-friendly, free event. Dates: Feb. 10, 24.

February 13 to March 30,  in Key West
Key West Burlesque presents: Backroom Burlesque
 Key West Burlesque is back and better then ever! It has found its home at the Back Space inside of SideBar, 504 Angela Street. Join the excitement two nights  a week (Fri & Sat) for this amazing show. February 16, 23 & March 2, enjoy Backroom Rhapsody: A Tribute to Queen, a dazzling extravaganza of song and dance that can’t be missed. The show incorporates several of the legendary bands greatest hits and unforgettable songs into a high energy, glamour filled production with an all-star cast that includes Tatah DuJour, Moana Amour, and the Key West Burlesque Dancers.Ticket Prices are $35 VIP seating next to the stage; $25 High cocktail table and bar stool; $20 Standing room.  
Contact: 305.294.0555

February 15 to February 16,  in Key West
59th Annual Key West Home Tours
Tour a series of elegant and unique private homes of Key West, ranging from exquisite restorations to creative renovations, and interior design that complements each. February and March tours are offered 10 am to 4 pm each day. Transportation between homes is not provided. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 on tour days. Proceeds benefit the foundation's Oldest House Museum, grant and scholarship programs.
Contact: 305-294-9501
Email: tickets@oirf.org

February 16,  in Key West
Inaugural Pup Crawl Key West
In the Southernmost City you’ll find an amazing mix of eclectic, locally owned businesses, breweries, restaurants and bars. Key West is one of the most pet friendly places in the world! This character allows for awesome events for you and your fur babies while raising money for the Florida Keys SPCA. You and your furry friend can “crawl” from bar to bar and engage in various activities at each location. Gather up toys, photos, artwork and prizes along the way as you mingle local pups up for adoption. There’s even a pup pool pawty! This Pup Crawl will be a fun filled afternoon for all. Registration is at The Green Room, rain or shine, starts at 12pm and Crawl begins promptly at 1pm. Tickets available now for $20, register online. 

February 17,  in Key West
Key West Impromptu Concerts presents: Camerata Ensemble
Camerata RCO is a unique ensemble comprised of members of Amsterdam's renowned Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. These colleagues founded this independent group with the desire to explore smaller, more intimate, repertoire.  Tours have taken them to New York, Minsk, Tokyo, Seoul, Vienna, Rome and Madrid. Camerata RCO has recorded five well-regarded albums featuring music by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Corelli, and Mahler. Performances take place at 4 p.m. at the historic St. Paul’s Episcopal Church at 401 Duval St.

February 18,  in Key West
Friends of the Key West Library Lecture Series: A Discussion of Tennessee Williams
Dennis Beaver, curator of the Tennessee Williams Museum, is to discuss the iconic playwright who called Key West home from the late 1940s until his death in 1983. Williams lived in Key West and had a pivotal influence on the island’s literary culture. The award-winning playwright penned classics including “The Glass Menagerie,” “A Streetcar Named Desire” and “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.”   Starts at 6 p.m., Meeting Room at Old City Hall at 510 Green St.
Email: pat@pkcboston.com

February 18,  in Key West
Rick Lanning – Calotype Photography and Its Short Evolution
Presented by Old Island Restoration Foundation. Rick will explain what Calotype photography is, it’s importance to art and photography history, the actual steps to the process and how many photographers continue to use this process today.  Conversation will also surround the possibility of Calotype photography in historic Key West. Rick will have  his own Calotype camera on display, as well as images on to view and purchase. From 12:30 - 1:30 PM, location: Oldest House Garden – 322 Duval Street. Admission: $10, $5 for members

February 19,  in Key West
February's Full Moon Experience: "In Love with Key West"
Come celebrate the full moon at Higgs Beach with all-ages yoga starting at 7pm, and then kick it off into high gear with a DJ and surprises all night from 8pm-midnight. This month's theme is: In Love with Key West. We ask that you show up in love attire with anything that has to do with Key West. February birthdays celebration is at 9pm. Motivated by self-expression and participation, the Key West Full Moon Experience has attracted hundreds of people to be a part of what is labeled as a “Celebration of Us”. This unique style of entertainment happens every full moon, from Oct-June, creating a different theme very month. All ages are welcomed to participate in yoga, which kicks off the night, following that is a night full of dancing with local DJs and bands, and surprise offerings every month. This is a family-friendly event. No tickets are necessary, but cash donations are accepted the night of.

February 21,  in Key West
Studios of Key West presents: Annual Starlight Ball
Costumes are encouraged, or just dust off your old tuxedo; we expect Hollywood Stars, celestial bodies, and the occasional extra-terrestrial. Plus plenty to eat and drink, and a dance floor that’s out of this world! From 7-10 p.m., at Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton St. Tickets $100 for members; $125 for non-members. The Studios of Key West offers studio space, lectures, workshops, residencies, partnership projects and nurtures the creation of work; their mission is to build audiences and support the advancement of established and emerging creative people in the Florida Keys.
Contact: 305-296-0458

February 22 to April 30,  in Key West
Artist Paul Arsenault Exhibit at Custom House Museum
Presented by Key West Art & Historical Society, the work of artist Paul Arsenault is to be featured at a special opening reception on February 22 from 6–7PM in the Bumpus Gallery at the Custom House Museum, 281 Front St. “Coastal Trade: Bounty, Booty, and Boats of the Gulf and Glades from Naples to Key West” is an exhibit of over 30 of Arsenault’s paintings that are a window into the pioneering days of southwest Florida’s maritime trading networks, presented along with artifacts from Arsenault’s personal collection and the Society’s archives. Exhibit runs through April 30.
Contact: 305-295-6616 x112
Email: cconvertitofarrar@kwahs.org

February 23 to February 24,  in Key West
54th Annual Old Island Days Art Festival
The 54th annual juried outdoor fine art festival features oil paintings, watercolors, sculpture, photography and other offerings by more than 100 artists from around the United States and beyond. The event takes place on lower Whitehead Street in historic Old Town.
Contact: 304-294-1243