The Keys are gearing up for Lobster Season…. tamong 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
Key Largo / August 8 – 11
In the summer of 1993, the first REEF fish surveys were conducted by a group of pioneering volunteers. Twenty years later, REEF’s Volunteer Survey Project and other REEF initiatives are leading the way as innovative and effective marine conservation programs. To celebrate, REEF will be hosting 4 days of diving, learning and parties. Highlights include diving oportunities each day, as well as seminar offerings such as Intro and Advanced Fish ID, Lionfish Collection, Artificial Reefs in the Keys, Grouper Moon and special talks given by REEF Co-Founders Paul Humann and Ned DeLoach. An open house at REEF HQ is also planned, with a celebration banquet on Saturday night. More details are to be announced, including the complete schedule, seminar registration, hotels with special rates, diving charters, and social gatherings. Visit REEF website for details.
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
Quiet times in the Middle Keys
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 / April 6 – November 30
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).
Contact: Rob Harris 305-587-6718
Key West / May 4 – July 31
Key West ART Garden
Come enjoy large outdoor masterpieces made by local artists, located at the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden. Each piece is crafted from recycled materials and fits into the natural beauty and backdrop of the Gardens. The special exhibit runs through July. Located at 5210 College Road.
Key West / August 8 – 11
Events include a Thursday night lobster boil, Friday night Duval Crawl, Saturday street fair with lobster-inspired culinary creations and a free concert, and a luscious lobster brunch Sunday. The festive feast celebrates the start of the Florida Keys lobster season.
Key West / August 8 – 9
Captain Tony Tarracino, was an American icon, saloonkeeper, boat captain, gambler and Mayor of Key West. He has been called arguably the city’s most beloved resident. Reporters sought him out, movies were made about his life, and Jimmy Buffett sang about him in “Last Mango In Paris.” This festival is a celebration of Tony’s life, featuring trivia events, live music and an exclusive viewing of “Captain Tony Years,” the movie. Don’t miss this incredible documentary of Captain Tony as seen through his eyes.
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…