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calendar of events

November 5 - November 10
Florida PowerBoat Club presents: 22nd Annual Key West Poker Run

Presented by Mercury Racing, this annual event has evolved into a week-long festival format, on the heels of the world famous Fort Lauderdale Int'l Boat Show. November weather is ideal for scenic ride through the Florida Keys from Miami to Key West, and there are plenty of exciting activities for participants upon arrival. Browse the Key West Poker Run Village, 631 Greene Street. Visit website for entry fees and events activities.
Contact the Florida Powerboat Club at 954-545-1414

November 7 / 8:00 PM
The Beach Boys

From humble roots in Hawthorne, California, The Beach Boys have become an international sensation. Their famous harmonies and classic songs continue to travel the world bringing "Good Vibrations" everywhere.
Tennessee Williams Theatre
5901 College Road
Key West, FL 33040
For more information, please contact: Box Office at 305-295-7676

November 7 / 9:00 PM
Upper Duval Art Stroll

Special art exhibitions and receptions at galleries and shops along Upper Duval from United to Truman.
For more information, please contact: Florida Keys Council of the Arts at 305-295-4369.
Duval Street
From Truman Avenue to United Street
Key West, FL 33040

November 7 - November 10
Third Annual Key West International Latin Arts Festival

Experience “Vientos del Alma,” a celebration of traditional Latin American cultural arts featuring dance and percussion workshops, artists’ exhibits, poetry readings, wine tastings, culinary surprises and a spectacular theatrical concert. Vientos del Alma (Winds of the Soul) highlights include: InnerNacionalSound’s Christian Monzón and Valerie Carr, renowned Miami-based Tango Times dance luminaries Roxana Garber and Oscar Caballero and an outstanding international line-up of local and visiting musicians, folk dancers and thrilling performers. Visit website for details and tickets; events to be held at San Carlos Institute.
San Carlos Institute
516 Duval Street
Key West, FL 33040
Contact: Valerie Carr at 305-394-0808

November 11 / 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Veterans Day Parade will travel down Duval Street, with a reviewing stand near Fleming and Duval. Everyone is welcome to come cheer on the marching units and pay tribute to service members past and present. Organizations are encouraged to sign up to participate in the parade.
Duval Street
Key West , FL 33040
For more information, please contact: Adam N. Van Natta at 305-293-5782

November 12 - November 16
Third Annual Key West Film Festival

Showcasing films that exhibit excellence in storytelling, the festival’s lineup is to feature screenings and special events hosted at landmark venues throughout Key West, including the Tropic Cinema and San Carlos Institute. The four-day program is to include several films from multiple genres and categories as well as social events with filmmakers, actors and film lovers.
San Carlos Institute
516 Duval Street
Key West, FL 33040
Contact: 941-527-9385

November 28 - November 30

This annual event comprises three days of artistry throughout historic Old Town, with spotlight events rotating among the island’s multiple cultural districts. Highlights include live mural painting, gallery openings and showcases, performance art, theater and musical performances.
Contact: Marky Pierson 305-619-2275

December 4 / 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Historic Seaport District Art Walk

Exhibitions and receptions at galleries and shops in the Historic Seaport/Caroline Street area.
Historic Seaport/Caroline Street
Key West, FL 33040
Contact: Stephanie at 305-294-9595

December 4 - December 7
TriKW - Swim, Bike, Run in Paradise

Up to 1,000 triathletes can participate in the Key West Triathlon & Expo which offers both Olympic and Sprint distances. Race Day 2014 is scheduled for Saturday, December 6th.
For more information, contact Doug Bradshaw at 305-797-8361 or or visit

December 6 / 7:00 PM
Key West Christmas Parade

Contact: Maria at the City Managers Office at 305-809-3881

December 13 / 8:00 PM
24th Annual Schooner Wharf Bar Lighted Boat Parade

24th Annual- The Holidays' Magical Nautical Display of Lights and Creativity. The Judges' Stand is located at Schooner Wharf. The BEST viewing location – THE SUNSET PIER!
Contact: 305-292-3302