Islamorada Calendar Events

  • 7/20/2019 PADI Women Dive Day
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    History of Diving Museum will join the global PADI Women Dive Day community to celebrate women in diving. The Museum will kick-off the day with a morning presentation by director and journalist Karuna Eberl. She will be speaking on her film The Guerrero Project, which is highlighted in the Museum's current Featured Exhibit. Slide on up to Sailfish Scuba for an afternoon dive trip focusing on heritage awareness dive practices. Divers will get to explore an archaeological site that the Diving […]

  • 7/20/2019 LobsterPalooza 2019
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m, join a lobstering "how-to" seminar, refresh your knowledge of fishing regulations with Everglades Park rangers, meet some of the Florida Keys' Wild Bird Center friends, enjoy raffles, win prizes and more. Located at World Wide Sportsman, mile marker 81.5. […]

  • 9/6/2019 - 9/8/2019 Fourth Annual Florida Keys Poker Paddle
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Please join Your Paddling Fools and Florida Keys Brewing Co. in Honoring and Supporting Our Courageous Service Men and Women and their Brave Families. Open to everyone to participate in a "poker" paddle race for kayaks and stand-up paddle boards in beautiful Islamorada. Essentially a "poker run" is an excuse to get together, have some fun and raise money and awareness for a great cause. The approximately 4-mile route will consist of five stops in mainly shallow water, including two sandbars. Pac […]

  • 9/13/2019 - 9/15/2019 REEF's 10th Annual Upper Keys Lionfish Derby & Festival
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Four-person teams can sign up to compete. Friday at REEF headquarters, mile marker 98.3, late registrations are held at 5:30 p.m., and a one-hour mandatory Captain's Meeting follows for the team captains. New this year is remote attendance for Captains, via Go To Meeting. Details are on the REEF website. Teams may begin collecting lionfish at sunrise Saturday. All lionfish must be turned into the scoring station. After Sunday's collections are complete, there is to be lionfish scoring, fillet a […]

  • 9/14/2019 Annual Swim for Alligator Lighthouse
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Since 2013, swimmers participate in an 8-mile roundtrip race from Islamorada to the Alligator Lighthouse and back. Proceeds help provide scholarship opportunities to those students in need and who wish to pursue competitive swimming, as well as raise awareness of the need to preserve the treasured, historic offshore lighthouses along the Florida Keys. […]

  • 9/20/2019 - 9/22/2019 Herman Lucerne Memorial Backcountry Fishing Championship
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Named after the man known affectionately as "Mr. Everglades," the event is headquartered at the Islander Resort, located at mile marker (MM) 82.1. Anglers are challenged to target seven species of fish in two days during this one-of-a-kind tournament, staged in the boundaries of Everglades National Park, fishing areas that Lucerne favored. The event was founded to serve three main purposes: invite anglers from all over the world to experience the unique environment and unparalleled fishing of Ev […]

  • 9/27/2019 - 9/28/2019 Conch Scramble Charity Golf Tournament
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Floating greens, golf boats and biodegradable fish food balls highlight the annual "par-tee" on the water during the popular Conch Scramble charity golf tournament. Fans of golf and boating can expect to have a "hole" lot of fun honing their swings and raising money for charity one shot at a time. Up to 50 teams can enter this one-of-a-kind golf experience. Teams make stops at eight different Islamorada waterfront venues and come ashore to tee off. Each player has two shots at the floating holes […]

  • 10/4/2019 - 10/6/2019 Robert-James Sales Baybone
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    The second tournament in the Redbone Celebrity Tournament Series targets permit and bonefish to raise money for cystic fibrosis research. Past participants include legendary angler Stu Apte, former Denver Bronco and Tampa Bay Buccaneer Mark Cooper and Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Wade Boggs. […]

  • 10/18/2019 - 10/20/2019 Ladies Let’s Go Fishing!” Keys Saltwater Weekend Seminar & Fishing Fever Inshore/Offshore Tournament
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Female fishing fans can learn or polish angling skills during the award-winning weekend seminar. More than 8,000 female graduates have immersed themselves in the annual lighthearted yet skill-heavy curriculum to learn and hone abilities in offshore, bottom, inshore and fly fishing. […]