This week’s Happenings in the Florida Keys with KeysCaribbean Luxury Resorts Villas & Marinas

The Keys are busy this time of year with many choices in activities! Dolphin Championships, Triathalon and Theater in Key West – among other activities- this weeks happenings in the Florida Keys!

 

 

 

The Upper Keys:

In Key Largo and Islamorada, where KeysCaribbean Luxury Resorts and Marinas has two exclusive locations -

Mariners Resort Villas & Marina and the Historic Tavernier Inn

 

Islamorada / June 2 – 7

Don Hawley Invitational Tarpon Tournament

The world’s top fly-rod anglers endure a five-day test of will and muscle, fishing Keys waters using fly tackle and either a 12- or 16-pound tippet. Named for the late fly fisherman and conservationist Don Hawley, the tournament benefits the Guides Trust Foundation, assisting professional fishing guides and supporting backcountry fishery conservation programs.
Email: HawleyTournament@aol.com

 

Islamorada / June 5 – 6

IFC Captains Cup Dolphin Tournament

Just three fish are all that’s needed to capture the $25,000 winner-take-all grand prize, but the aggregate weight of the three dorado must be the highest in the tournament.
Contact: Islamorada Fishing Club 305-664-4735
Email: fishing@theislamoradafishingclub.com

 

Islamorada / June 7 – 8

Inaugural Ladies Dolphin Tournament

The newly remodeled Florida Keys Elks Lodge located in Tavernier is to present this event. Ladies’ teams compete for the highest aggregate weight of three dorado to determine the winning team. Prizes also are to be awarded for the largest fish. Proceeds from the event benefit local Elks charities.
Contact: Dianne Harbaugh 305-522-4868
Email: ditournaments@aol.com

 

 

The Middle Keys:

In the Middle Keys, KeysCaribbean Luxury Resorts and Marinas has the Village at Hawks Cay Villas on Duck Key, Indigo Reef Resort Villas & Marina and the Coral Lagoon Resort Villas & Marina vacation rentals in Marathon

 

 

 

The Lower Keys:

In the Lower Keys, KeysCaribbean Luxury Resorts and Marinas has the Coral Hammock Resort Villas and Kings Point Marina & Condominiums vacation rentals

 

 

Key West / January 01 to December 31

 HYPERLINK “http://www.gaykeywestfl.com/featureevent.cfm?id=16″ \t “_blank” Gay Key West Trolley Tour

Enjoy a fabulous tour of Key West…with a twist. A gay twist that is! Get a unique tour of Key West and learn about our colorful history that includes the famous and the infamous. Departs from the City Hall Parking Lot, located on the corner of Angela and Simonton. Tickets $25. Can be purchased ONLINE or at the trolley, our G&L Visitor Center (located at 513 Truman), and many of our distinguished gay and lesbian guest houses.

 

 

Key West / April 6 – November 30

Key West Fishing Tournament

More than 40 species of fish are targeted during these months, with divisions for men, women, junior anglers (ages 10 to 14) and Pee Wees (under 10 years old). In an April kickoff event, anglers target 15 species and $5,000 in cash prizes is split between the top anglers.
Contact: Rob Harris 305-295-6601
Email: director@keywestfishingtournament.com

 

 

Key West / May 4 – July 31

Key West ART Garden

Click to Enlarge

Come enjoy large outdoor masterpieces made by local artists. Each piece is crafted from recycled materials and fits into the natural beauty and backdrop of the Gardens. On Saturday, May 4, an opening reception is planned, to highlight the special exhibit which runs through July; meet the artists and enjoy a self-guided tour, refreshments are to be available; free entry to the opening reception, set for 3-5 p.m. Located at 5210 College Road.
Contact: 305-296-1504
Email: kwbgs@kwbgs.org

 

 

Key West / May 31 – June 1

Yamaha Dolphin Masters Invitational

Click to Enlarge

In this challenge headquartered at Key West’s Historic Seaport, more than $13,000 awaits the angler scoring the highest total combined weight of three dolphin catches. Many additional prizes await other top anglers, and there is no limit on the number of participating boats.
Contact: John Stuempfig 305-304-7674
Email: wave.whacker@hotmail.com

 

Key West / May 4 – July 31

Key West ART Garden

Come enjoy large outdoor masterpieces made by local artists. Each piece is crafted from recycled materials and fits into the natural beauty and backdrop of the Gardens. On Saturday, May 4, an opening reception is planned, to highlight the special exhibit which runs through July; meet the artists and enjoy a self-guided tour, refreshments are to be available; free entry to the opening reception, set for 3-5 p.m. Located at 5210 College Road.
Contact: 305-296-1504
Email: kwbgs@kwbgs.org

 

Key West / June 5 – 9

Key West Pride

Key West shows its Pride every day, and this is your chance to be a part of the celebration! This five day celebration includes a film festival, dance parties, drag shows, bike tours, clothing-optional pool parties, water excursions, a street fair, Pride Pageants, and a ‘Pride in Our Community’ Parade down Duval Street.
Contact: 800-535-7797; 305-294-4603
Email: admin@kwbgonline.org

 

Key West / June 7 – 9

Fourth Annual Key West Bacchanalia

Click to Enlarge

A food and wine event with a twist – join Keys celebrity chefs as they face off in culinary competition with a great cause in mind. Benefits support the Darrell Gwynn Foundation. Visit site for details, schedules and tickets.
Contact: Aga and James Hilferty 305-766-3356
Email: kwpocketguides@yahoo.com

 

 

These are some of my favorite happenings this week and next in the Florida Keys. If you’re comig down to visit and stay with us at the KeysCaribbean Luxury Resorts & Marinas in our vacation rentals, share some of your favorite experiences with us …

 

Visit our blog next Monday with updated happenings in the Florida Keys…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This week’s Happenings in the Florida Keys with KeysCaribbean Luxury Resorts Villas & Marinas

 

The Keys are busy this time of year with many choices in activities! Dolphin Championships, Triathalon and Theater in Key West – among other activities- this weeks happenings in the Florida Keys!

 

 

 

The Upper Keys:

In Key Largo and Islamorada, where KeysCaribbean Luxury Resorts and Marinas has two exclusive locations -

Mariners Resort Villas & Marina and the Historic Tavernier Inn

 

Islamorada / June 2 – 7

Don Hawley Invitational Tarpon Tournament

The world’s top fly-rod anglers endure a five-day test of will and muscle, fishing Keys waters using fly tackle and either a 12- or 16-pound tippet. Named for the late fly fisherman and conservationist Don Hawley, the tournament benefits the Guides Trust Foundation, assisting professional fishing guides and supporting backcountry fishery conservation programs.
Email: HawleyTournament@aol.com

 

Islamorada / June 5 – 6

IFC Captains Cup Dolphin Tournament

Just three fish are all that’s needed to capture the $25,000 winner-take-all grand prize, but the aggregate weight of the three dorado must be the highest in the tournament.
Contact: Islamorada Fishing Club 305-664-4735
Email: fishing@theislamoradafishingclub.com

 

Islamorada / June 7 – 8

Inaugural Ladies Dolphin Tournament

The newly remodeled Florida Keys Elks Lodge located in Tavernier is to present this event. Ladies’ teams compete for the highest aggregate weight of three dorado to determine the winning team. Prizes also are to be awarded for the largest fish. Proceeds from the event benefit local Elks charities.
Contact: Dianne Harbaugh 305-522-4868
Email: ditournaments@aol.com

 

 

The Middle Keys:

In the Middle Keys, KeysCaribbean Luxury Resorts and Marinas has the Village at Hawks Cay Villas on Duck Key, Indigo Reef Resort Villas & Marina and the Coral Lagoon Resort Villas & Marina vacation rentals in Marathon

 

 

 

The Lower Keys:

In the Lower Keys, KeysCaribbean Luxury Resorts and Marinas has the Coral Hammock Resort Villas and Kings Point Marina & Condominiums vacation rentals

 

 

Key West / January 01 to December 31

 HYPERLINK “http://www.gaykeywestfl.com/featureevent.cfm?id=16″ \t “_blank” Gay Key West Trolley Tour

Enjoy a fabulous tour of Key West…with a twist. A gay twist that is! Get a unique tour of Key West and learn about our colorful history that includes the famous and the infamous. Departs from the City Hall Parking Lot, located on the corner of Angela and Simonton. Tickets $25. Can be purchased ONLINE or at the trolley, our G&L Visitor Center (located at 513 Truman), and many of our distinguished gay and lesbian guest houses.

 

 

Key West / April 6 – November 30

Key West Fishing Tournament

More than 40 species of fish are targeted during these months, with divisions for men, women, junior anglers (ages 10 to 14) and Pee Wees (under 10 years old). In an April kickoff event, anglers target 15 species and $5,000 in cash prizes is split between the top anglers.
Contact: Rob Harris 305-295-6601
Email: director@keywestfishingtournament.com

 

 

Key West / May 4 – July 31

Key West ART Garden

Click to Enlarge

Come enjoy large outdoor masterpieces made by local artists. Each piece is crafted from recycled materials and fits into the natural beauty and backdrop of the Gardens. On Saturday, May 4, an opening reception is planned, to highlight the special exhibit which runs through July; meet the artists and enjoy a self-guided tour, refreshments are to be available; free entry to the opening reception, set for 3-5 p.m. Located at 5210 College Road.
Contact: 305-296-1504
Email: kwbgs@kwbgs.org

 

 

Key West / May 31 – June 1

Yamaha Dolphin Masters Invitational

Click to Enlarge

In this challenge headquartered at Key West’s Historic Seaport, more than $13,000 awaits the angler scoring the highest total combined weight of three dolphin catches. Many additional prizes await other top anglers, and there is no limit on the number of participating boats.
Contact: John Stuempfig 305-304-7674
Email: wave.whacker@hotmail.com

 

Key West / May 4 – July 31

Key West ART Garden

Come enjoy large outdoor masterpieces made by local artists. Each piece is crafted from recycled materials and fits into the natural beauty and backdrop of the Gardens. On Saturday, May 4, an opening reception is planned, to highlight the special exhibit which runs through July; meet the artists and enjoy a self-guided tour, refreshments are to be available; free entry to the opening reception, set for 3-5 p.m. Located at 5210 College Road.
Contact: 305-296-1504
Email: kwbgs@kwbgs.org

 

Key West / June 5 – 9

Key West Pride

Key West shows its Pride every day, and this is your chance to be a part of the celebration! This five day celebration includes a film festival, dance parties, drag shows, bike tours, clothing-optional pool parties, water excursions, a street fair, Pride Pageants, and a ‘Pride in Our Community’ Parade down Duval Street.
Contact: 800-535-7797; 305-294-4603
Email: admin@kwbgonline.org

 

Key West / June 7 – 9

Fourth Annual Key West Bacchanalia

Click to Enlarge

A food and wine event with a twist – join Keys celebrity chefs as they face off in culinary competition with a great cause in mind. Benefits support the Darrell Gwynn Foundation. Visit site for details, schedules and tickets.
Contact: Aga and James Hilferty 305-766-3356
Email: kwpocketguides@yahoo.com

 

 

These are some of my favorite happenings this week and next in the Florida Keys. If you’re comig down to visit and stay with us at the KeysCaribbean Luxury Resorts & Marinas in our vacation rentals, share some of your favorite experiences with us …

 

Visit our blog next Monday with updated happenings in the Florida Keys…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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