The Studios of Key West offers free entry to its art galleries and free First Thursdays evening events. Open house events are 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. first Thursdays of most months, except September. The galleries, which display work by local and international artists, are open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. most Tuesdays to Saturdays. The address is 533 Eaton St., Key […]
By Patti Entry is free to several botanical gardens attractions in Florida. For some of these, donations may be accepted. Key West Garden Club at West Martello Tower, garden built within remnants of an historic fort, 1100 Atlantic Blvd., Key West, 305-294-3210 Four Arts Gardens in Palm Beach, features various themed gardens and a sculpture […]
We’re delighted to share discounts for tours, activities and recreation in Key West and the Florida Keys. For each of these Groupon deals, information is on the links. $17 & other deals for trolley tour in Key West, $28 value, link for deal $41 for two wine tasting at Key West Winery, $76.50 value, link […]
Duval Street buzzes with festive folks and rainbow flags at the Key West Pride Parade and street fair, which are prime events in Key West Pride activities. Key West Pride festivities are June 7 to June 11 at various venues. The street fair is 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 10 in the 700 to 900 blocks of […]
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office uses space at its Headquarters Complex to house rescued farm animals and they open it up twice a month, on the second and fourth Sundays, from 1-3 p.m. for the public to visit. At the Monroe County Sheriff’s Animal Farm visitors can see horses, a cow, pigs, goats, bunnies, alligators, tropical […]
The Key West Express ferry offers opportunities for discounts. The ferry whisks travelers between Key West and Fort Myers Beach. Occasionally, a ferry also rolls between Key West and Marco Island. Discounts are offered for those booking early. Round trip tickets for adults purchased at least eight days early are $125 Mondays to Thursdays, a savings […]
Female impersonators dressed in drag are the stars of a fun and offbeat “Drag Race” event in Key West. The race and festivities, which are free for participants, are 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. April 22 in the 700 block of Duval Street. Contestants race in full drag, including high heels. Read about the event online.
Fresh produce, foods and art are among a diverse assortment of items for sale at free bazaar events in Key West. The Key West Artisan Market events are offered 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. designated Sundays fall to spring. The market is at The Restaurant Store and Cole’s Peace Bakery, 1111 Eaton St. in Old Town Key West. Bicycling […]
Entertainment is presented free for patrons enjoying Schooner Wharf bar in Key West. The featured band or other acts perform most days at the venue, usually evenings and sometimes during the day. The bar is at 202 William Street, Key West, 305-292-3302, with information about who’s performing is on Schooner Wharf website.
Everglades National Park in South Florida and Dry Tortugas National Park in the Florida Keys are offering free entry days for National Park Week to April 22 and April 23. Some national parks, including Dry Tortugas and Everglades, typically require an entry fee, except on free entry days. Some national parks are always free. National Parks in […]