Stroll among art galleries, shops and street vendors at free art walk events in The Florida Keys. The popular ArtWalk festivities in Islamorada are most Third Thursdays of the month, about 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Island Time Trolley offers free transportation to ArtWalk from select inns and resorts in the Upper Keys. Information is online […]
Free programs at the History of Diving Museum in Islamorada feature speakers discussing interesting topics related to the ocean and diving. The free events at the Diving Museum are 7 p.m. most third Wednesdays of the month. The diving museum is 82990 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, 305-664-9737 If you want to visit during the day, you can get $2 off […]
Lots of performers showcase their talents at beaches, bars, theaters, resorts and other venues during the Key West Songwriter’s Festival. Most of the shows are free to attend, and some require purchased tickets. The festival features numerous entertainers in about 50 shows May 10 to May 14. Information is on the festival website.
Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical attraction offers free entry for Florida Keys residents with appropriate ID is the first Sunday of most months, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Regular entry frees are $7 for ages 12 and older, $5 for active military personnel with ID, $5 for seniors at least 65 years old, free for kids age 11 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Fun activities for kids are featured during free events at an eco-theme attraction in Key West. The activities are 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. most third Saturdays of the month. The venue is the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center, 35 E. Quay Road, Key West, 305-809-4750 The events are tailored for youngsters in kindergarten to fifth grade. Entry to the Eco-Discovery Center […]