The Lodging Association of the Florida Keys and Key West

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Events in the Florida Keys for August, 2022
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August 10 to August 14,  in Key West
Key West Tropical Heat
Enjoy five days of sizzling happenings in the island city whose openness and respect for diversity have made it a world-renowned gay vacation destination. The festival’s intriguing events range from all-male theme parties, pool parties, clothing-optional events and adult-oriented entertainment showcase the island’s LGBTQ venues. Attendees can also enjoy activities ranging from eco-tours to museum explorations.

August 10,  in Islamorada
The Matecumbe Historical Trust presents “A Taste of History Dining Event”
Learn about the history between Upper and Lower Matecumbe Keys, an area known as the Fill. The Fill has an interesting and storied past. Through an audio-visual presentation you will learn when Henry Flagler filled in the area for the railway, the building of the bridges, buildings that were on the fill, concrete picnic tables and more. The dining venue is the Chart Room at Old Conch Harbor located at 90311 Old Highway, Tavernier. Dinner includes filet mignon with grilled marinated shrimp, roasted asparagus & potatoes, salad, Key Lime pie; and includes one complimentary alcoholic beverage, wine or beer. Complimentary sodas, or iced tea. Doors open 6 p.m., dinner starts 6:30 p.m. RSVP required; seating limited. Tickets $69.99 pp, incl. tax and gratuity.
Contact: Barbara at 305-393-0940

August 11 to August 14,  in Key West
25th Annual Key West Lobsterfest
Seafood lovers can chow down on Florida’s clawless lobster during a tasty “feast-ival” that features a savory schedule of events ranging from a traditional lobster boil to a lively street fair starring the sensational crustacean prepared in a variety of ways. The flavorful festivities celebrate the bounty of the Florida Keys lobster season that opens Aug. 6. Famous for its sweet and tender meat, the Keys’ spiny lobster often is served steamed with drawn butter, paired with a seasoned stuffing or cold in savory salads.

August 17,  in Islamorada
History of Diving Museum's Immerse Yourself! Lecture Series
This month’s topic is Searching for Sunken Treasure in Skin Diving Magazine. The HODM’s Immerse Yourself! Presentation series is scheduled for the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7p.m. Each month features a guest speaker covering topics from all aspects of the diving industry and the marine environment. Presentations are free, and virtual. Register online.

August 18,  in Islamorada
Morada Way Arts & Cultural District presents: Third Thursday Art Walk
Enjoy a relaxing evening from 6-9 p.m. perusing local fine art, imbibing local craft beer and wine, listening to music, and seeing your favorite people! MWACD is a non-profit in the heart of Islamorada, between mile markers 81 and 82, with Morada Way Clay, Jessica Ann Art, Rum Brush, Limelight Studio/Gallery and other partners! Check out Art Walk the third Thursday of each month.

August 24 to October 02,  in Islamorada
Florida Keys History & Discovery Center presents: 'The Study of Water' Exhibition
The Florida Keys are an island oasis nestled in a sea of water. The Study of Water reveals four differing artistic expressions and intimate connections with water. Throughout the exhibition, each artist provides individual interpretations and personal associations with water. The works collectively reveal how water provides nourishment, sanctuary, and healing. Featured artists include South Florida and Florida Keys artists: Castro Humberto, Jul Jankowski, Derrick Crossland, and Lisa Lee Herman. Exhibit is open during business hours Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm as part of museum admission through October 2, 2022. A gallery opening reception is to be held Aug. 24 from 5-7 pm. Admission is free and cash bar available.

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