Islamorada Calendar Events

  • 3/27/2019 Keys History & Discovery Center Presents…A Grab Bag of Old Florida Stories
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Spend an evening with Professor and Performance Storyteller Caren S. Neile as she shares stories of the pirate Black Caesar and Robert the Doll. Live the legends of the Florida Keys and other parts of this extraordinary state including the Barefoot Mailman, Addison Mizner and the Ashley gang. The presentation will include modern technology with good old-fashioned storytelling and the human brain. Attendees have a chance to share their own Florida stories and to pick up a signed copy of Florida L […]

  • 3/28/2019 - 3/29/2019 Reef Environmental Education Foundation presents: Free Lionfish Collection and Handling Workshop & Dives
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    The classroom portion covers the background of the invasion, lionfish biology and ecology, impacts, current research findings, and hands-on lessons in how to safely collect and handle lionfish using hand nets, pole spears and ZooKeeper Lionfish Containment Units. Participants who complete the classroom session will have the opportunity to obtain a permit to collect lionfish using hand nets in Sanctuary Preservation Areas (SPAs) within the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Following the cla […]

  • 3/31/2019 BayJam 25
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    This music and art festival features local and guest artists performing on the shores of Florida Bay at the ICE Amphitheater at Founders Park, mile marker 87 on U.S. 1. Attendees can savor the sounds from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. from the hammock-like performance center set against the aqua waters of Florida Bay. Admission is free, donations are encouraged. Proceeds go to student art and music scholarships. […]

  • 4/6/2019 - 4/7/2019 28th Annual Florida Keys Island Fest
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Music, art, food and fun complement this annual art show with nearly 100 artists and crafters, live music and a "Taste of the Islands" foodie competition. Free admission, festival hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Founder's Park, mile marker 87 bayside on Plantation Key. On-site parking for a $5 donation. Sponsored by the Islamorada Chamber of Commerce. […]

  • 4/12/2019 - 4/14/2019 Redbone @ Large Sunrise/Sunset Celebrity Tarpon Tournament
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    One of approximately 30 events held each year whose proceeds benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Highlights include a kick-off welcome reception with cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and silent auction; daily continental breakfast and dockside lunch and beach buffet for anglers. […]

  • 4/27/2019 Free Outdoor Pops-in-the-Park: Young Musicians Concert
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    A free season-closing concert at the ICE Amphitheater at Islamorada's Founders Park, Bayside, MM 87, Plantation Key. Performances are outdoors; no chairs provided, bring blankets. Starts at 4 p.m. Presented by Keys Community Concert Band. Talented local students join the band, and play-along instruments provided. […]

  • 5/3/2019 - 5/5/2019 Nick Sheahan Dolphin Rodeo
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    A tournament honoring the memory of Nick Sheahan, a Florida Keys student, funds from this event benefit a namesake community scholarship fund. Hosted at Tavernier Creek Marina, cash prizes and $25,000 to the angler with the dolphin that beats the state record. Hosted at Tavernier Creek Marina, entry fee for adults is $185, $50 for juniors. […]

  • 5/19/2019 - 5/22/2019 Loop Golden Fly Invitational Tarpon Tournament
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Special flies, accurate casts and a bit of luck are the recipe for winning this prestigious challenge, using only a tournament-furnished tippet not greater than 16-pound test. Eligible tarpon must measure at least 48 inches in length to earn release points, and weigh at least 70 pounds for weight points. […]

  • 6/11/2019 - 6/13/2019 42nd Annual Ladies Tarpon Fly Tournament
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    The Ladies Tarpon Fly is an all release, fly fishing challenge that has attracted many premier lady fly anglers and guides throughout its history. Whether your favorite species is tarpon or you are looking to put another feather in your cap, the tournament participants range from the expert to the novice who is trying to improve her fishing skills. Email Shandra Rummel to request your invitation! […]

  • 6/21/2019 - 6/22/2019 LLGF Screamin' Reels Tournament
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Intended for novice anglers, enjoy a weekend of learning and a non-intimidating, fun competition with the Ladies Let's Go Fishing university organizers. Species include legal inshore and offshore fish. Entry fee $85 per angler/adults, $35/teens age 13 and up, plus optional charter fees per person depending on boat type choice. Or, fish on your own boat. This is a casual tournament with prizes for heaviest offshore fish, longest inshore fish and drawings for prizes of those who caught fish, plus […]