Islamorada Calendar Events

  • 10/23/2020 - 10/25/2020 'Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!' Keys University
    on October 23, 2020 at 8:19 pm

    Aspiring anglers can learn, practice skills and go fishing at the award-winning weekend in the Sport Fishing Capital of the World. Hosted by the nonprofit Ladies Let's Go Fishing Foundation, the "No-Yelling School of Fishing" offers classroom presentations, two networking events, hands-on skill practice and optional charter boat fishing. Classes will be held at the waterfront Elks Lodge in Tavernier. No equipment or experience is necessary. Pre-registration required; limited spots, COVID-19 safe

  • 11/12/2020 - 11/14/2020 Eighth Annual Cheeca Lodge All-American Backcountry Tournament
    on October 23, 2020 at 8:19 pm

    Anglers compete for prizes and trophies in this annual event targeting snook, redfish, bonefish, tarpon and permit. The tournament salutes war heroes and proceeds benefit the Guides Trust Foundation. This tournament was inspired by the 41st U.S. President George Bush and honors war heroes in the esteemed competition over Veteran's Day weekend.

  • 11/12/2020 Virtual Bay Jam 26 Free Online Experience
    on October 23, 2020 at 8:19 pm

    Presented by the not-for-profit Islamorada Community Entertainment (ICE), this annual event normally held at Founders Park in Islamorada has been rescheduled due to COVID-19, and is for the first time going virtual! Tune in to a musical jam from 8-9 p.m.(ET), for this unique fundraiser. Live musical performers representing Americana, blues, rock, funk and other genres are expected, for at-home audience entertainment.

  • 11/14/2020 A Night for the Museum: Together From Home
    on October 23, 2020 at 8:19 pm

    Enjoy an entertaining virtual event that will engage a broad audience through unlimited free participation. Guests can celebrate the Keys History & Discovery Center from the comfort of home and enjoy a program featuring exciting special guest appearances and a live virtual auction. Register for this free, virtual event online. Keys History & Discovery Center is a world-class museum that preserves and shares the incredible history of our Upper Keys community and explores the unique ecology of the

  • 11/18/2020 Immerse Yourself: I.CARE Restoring Islamorada's Reefs
    on October 23, 2020 at 8:19 pm

    Hosted by the History of Diving Museum, as part of its monthly free lecture series. Join Kylie Smith PhD, the Co-Founder and Project Manager for I.CARE as she explains the challenges coral reefs in Islamorada are facing, research being done and how to get involved with clean up dives, coral outplanting trips, and monitoring trips. Virtual presentation starts 7 p.m.

  • 12/3/2020 - 12/6/2020 Islamorada Sailfish Tournament
    on October 23, 2020 at 8:19 pm

    For over 50 years, the Islamorada Sailfish Tournament has opened the renowned triple-crown Florida Keys Gold Cup Sailfish Championship series. This first leg of the series is the only tournament in the series to offer a junior division for anglers ages 16 and younger. The all-release tournament is a primary fundraiser for the Islamorada Charter Boat Association.

  • 12/4/2020 - 12/6/2020 Islamorada Half Marathon, 10K and Beer N' Beach Mile
    on October 23, 2020 at 8:19 pm

    Run the half, a 10K or a 5K! You choose, and you can even participate virtually, from your hometown and still get cool swag. The "Beer Mile" event, that is quite simple: 1 Mile and 4 Beers. Do you have what it takes? There are to be cash prizes for the top 3 finishers for male/female in the half marathon and great awards for the top 3 finishers of the 10K.  In addition, prizes for those who place top 3 in their age groups for both races.  Register for all events online. Earlybird savings, and CO

  • 12/11/2020 - 12/13/2020 Islamorada Junior Sailfish Tournament
    on October 23, 2020 at 8:19 pm

    The Florida Keys' oldest sailfish tournament for kids age 16 and under, this event has been held since 1964. It is designed to teach teens fishing skills they can apply in competition.

  • 12/16/2020 Immerse Yourself: Famed Wreck Diver John Chatterton
    on October 23, 2020 at 8:19 pm

    Hosted by the History of Diving Museum as part of its monthly free lecture series. Join film actor and famed wreck diver John Chatterton as he tells guests about his explorations to some of the challenging sites in the underwater world. Presentation is virtual; starts 7 p.m.

  • 1/5/2021 - 1/7/2021 Islamorada Sailfly Tournament
    on October 23, 2020 at 8:19 pm

    This time of year the weather is ideal for a hot Atlantic sailfish bite. Enter for a chance to compete in a tough yet exciting angling event to kick off the year.

  • 1/8/2021 - 1/9/2021 Fish for Holly Sailfish Tournament
    on October 23, 2020 at 8:19 pm

    Created to raise monies for Keys scholarships and domestic violence initiatives, this memorial tournament honors the late Holly Given, a Keys resident and avid angler. Headquartered out of Whale Harbor Marina, participants are to compete for top male, female and junior angler awards as well top offshore, bay boat, and fun fish categories.

  • 1/19/2021 - 1/20/2021 IFC Sailfish Tournament
    on October 23, 2020 at 8:19 pm

    Presented by the Islamorada Fishing Club, the event this year is the second leg of the three-pronged Florida Keys Gold Cup Championship series. It typically draws a field of up to 30 boat teams of elite sport fishermen. A total cash payout for a full field at the IFC Sailfish Tournament could reach $30,000.

  • 1/22/2021 - 1/24/2021 Cheeca Lodge Presidential Sailfish Tournament
    on October 23, 2020 at 8:19 pm

    The Presidential is one of the most prestigious offshore tournaments in the Florida Keys, and serves as the third and final leg of the three-pronged Florida Keys Gold Cup Championship.