April is right around the corner, how’s your social calendar looking? Fill it up with these fun events happening in Key West next month.
Conch Tour Train: Locals Ride For Free; All Month
All Monroe County residents can experience the magic of Old Town Key West on the Old Town Trolley Tour — For Free! Get all of the important details here.
Mote’s 8th Annual Ocean Fest: A Community Celebration; April 14th
Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium is hosting the 8th annual Ocean Fest at NOAA’s Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center. The Ocean Fest is a place for the underwater enthusiast, eco-travelers, and families to celebrate the marine environment. This family-friendly event will include art activities, a children’s fishing clinic, live music and a silent auction. Visit Mote’s website for full details.
23rd Annual Taste of Key West; April 16
Food tastes better in Key West. If you don’t believe us, come to the Taste of Key West on April 16th to experience the best food the island has to offer. The open-air event will have everything you can think of from Caribbean flavors to European delicacies. General admission is free and advance ticket packages can be purchased online.
36th Annual Conch Republic Independence Celebration; April 20th – 29th
On April 23rd, 1982, Key West seceded from the US to protect a Border Patrol Blockade. 36 years later, we hold a 10-day long birthday party to celebrate our independent and eccentric spirit. Check out the full schedule on the Conch Republic website.
First Day of National Park Week: Free Admission to Dry Tortugas National Park’ April 21st
Don’t pass up this chance to see the Dry Tortugas National Park for Free. Make sure to plan your visit. The remote location and limited transportation options can make getting to the park a little tricky.
Key West Paddle Classic; April 28th
Do you have the stamina and skills to complete a 12-mile race? If so, the Key West Paddle Classic hosted by Lazy Dog Key West is the event for you. If you’re not ready to compete, you can still stop by and enjoy the fun.
You can find more events on the Monroe County Tourist Development Council Event Calendar.
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