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The 10th Annual Key West Food & Wine Festival


Held from Wednesday, January 23 to Sunday, January 27, 2019, the Key West Food and Wine Festival is a sequence of wine and food themed events showcasing a varied range of wines and creative cuisine.  Come experience over 20 distinctive events, including waterfront tastings, winemaker and chef collaborations and local events that showcase the authentic taste of the southernmost city.  The festival attracts thousands of culinary explorers from around the country who arrive on the tropical island ready to escape the cold winter weather and delight their senses.  This festival is also celebrating it’s tenth anniversary this year, so come raise a glass!

Here’s a sample of the events:

Welcome Center

Open daily from 10AM- 2PM at the garden at the Oldest House Museum, 322 Duval Street

Wednesday, January 23

Pardon My French  The kick off before the kick off! From 1PM-3PM at Viv Wine Bar, 300 Petronia Street

Conch Kick-Off Party  Taste Key West’s unique flavor.  From 5PM-7PM at the Oldest House Museum, 322 Duval Street

Thursday, January 24

Make Your Own Key Lime Pie  Presented by the Key Lime Pie Bakery.  From 1PM-3PM at the Key Lime Pie Bakery, 412 Greene Street

Grilled Cheese and Beer  A grilled cheese and beer pairing, from 6PM-8PM poolside at 24 North Hotel, 3820 North Roosevelt Boulevard

Friday, January 25

Cocina Cubana de Key West  Cuban Cuisine Tasting.  From 11AM-1PM, location to be announced

Saturday, January 26

Shrimp Boil  Original Stock Island Shrimp Boil.  From 12PM- 2PM at the Perry Hotel, 7001 Shrimp Road

Meeting of the Minds Key West
10/30/2019 to 11/02/2019

The Meeting of Minds, also called Parrot Heads Week, is a classic Key West event that celebrates the music of Jimmy Buffett, our beloved island singer and songwriter who created the idea of Margaritaville. Every fall, Parrot Heads from all over the world come to Key West for a week of dancing, fun-loving parties, and island pirate celebrations.

05/05/2020 to 05/10/2020

The Key West Songwriters Festival is one of the largest songwriting events in the world. Every May, for over 20 years, music fans, performers, and Key West locals have gathered together to enjoy music at many of Key West’s most popular beaches, boats, bars, resorts, and Historic Theatres.


Key West Hemingway Days 2019

Hemingway Days in Key West celebrates the literary success and lifestyle of Ernest Hemingway, one of America’s most famous writers. Every year, to honor Hemingway’s birthday, Key West comes to life with lively literary events.

Key West Pride
06/06/2020 to 06/10/2020

Key West Pride 2020 brings downtown Key West to life for five days in June. In just one week, you will experience fun talent shows, pool parties, plays, a street fair, and a big parade. 

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Key West Fantasy Fest 2019
10/18/2019 to 10/27/2019

Key West Fantasy Fest is an exciting annual event that takes place in October. Every fall, the streets of Key West come to life for 10 days of unbelievable costumes, parades, and parties. Since its inception in 1979, The Key West Fantasy Fest has become one of the biggest events in Key West. 

Key West Lobster Fest
08/07/2020 to 08/10/2020

The Key West Lobsterfest is a fun annual event that marks the beginning of Lobster Season on Key West. Lobster lovers from all over the world come to Key West to celebrate lobster with free concerts, great food, and the biggest party of the summer.