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Events in the Florida Keys for June, 2024
Year: Month:  
May 31 to June 02,  in Key Largo
10th Annual Skippers Dolphin Tournament
This tournament is headquartered at Skippers Dockside Restaurant behind Key Largo’s Holiday Inn at mile marker 100. Cash prizes of over $50,000 include a first-place prize of $20,000 as well as prizes for the top six teams and top lady and junior anglers.
Email: [email protected]

May 31 to June 01,  in Marathon
Marathon Community Theatre: tah-DANCE
The 15th annual tah-DANCE Community Dance Showcase lets you experience the art of dance through performances by the MCT dance department, local community dance studios, dance groups and individual dancers during an evening of performances created to entertain and enthrall. Two shows - Friday and Saturday nights at 7 p.m. 5101 Overseas Hwy.


June 01,  in Key West
Key West Theater: Pride Follies
The Key West Business Guild opens this year’s PRIDE month with Pride Follies, showing at the Key West Theater, 512 Eaton St. Pride Follies began 17 years ago to give Key West performers who usually perform in bars and restaurants the chance to appear on the professional stage. 2017 Fantasy Fest Queen Destiny Montgomery again directs this year’s production filled with comedy, singing and dancing. Doors open at 6 p.m.; show at 7 p.m.


June 01,  in Key West
Royal Poinciana Red Party
Red attire is encouraged at this annual event at the Key West Lighthouse & Keepers Quarters, including live music, lite bites, a silent auction and sales of books, calendars and trees. Proceeds benefit the replanting of quality trees in Key West. 6 to 9 p.m. 938 Whitehead St.


June 01,  in Islamorada
Meet-and-Greet with George Poveromo and Pasta Pantaleo at Papa Joe's Waterfront
Fishing expert and TV personality George Poveromo and artist Pasta Pantaleo will host a meet-and-greet at the new Papa Joe's Waterfront on Saturday afternoon beginning at 3 p.m. There'll be lots of talk about fishing and art along with raffles, door prizes and give-aways. Find the restaurant at mile marker 79.8 bayside in Islamorada.


June 01 to September 01,  in Key West
Key West Art & Historical Society: Beaches, Creatures & Cowboys - Florida Movie Posters Exhibit
Forty classic Florida film posters are on display at the Customs House Museum, 281 Front St., Friday in the "Beaches, Creatures & Cowboys: Florida Movie Posters" exhibition celebrating filmmaking in Florida. The classic posters that form part of the display include artwork for “Beneath the 12 Mile Reef,” “Cocoon,” “Flipper,” “Operation Petticoat and more" The exhibit runs through September 1, 2024.


June 05,  in Key West
Key West Pride: Kick-Off Disco Party
Don't miss the Disco Party to kick off Key West's 2024 Pride celebration from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Hard Rock Cafe, 313 Duval St. $25 at the door includes food, drinks and a disco dance party.


June 05,  in Key Largo
Coralpalooza Sips N' Science
Join Coral Restoration Foundation from 5 to 7 p.m. to enjoy beer and wine, including free craft beer samples from Tampa Bay Brewing Company, while learning about the science of the marine world during this land-based Coralpalooza-week event at the CRF Exploration Center, 5 Seagate Dr.


June 05 to June 09,  in Key West
Key West Pride
Celebrate PRIDE on the tropical island of Key West that is legendary for its laid-back style and its open and accepting atmosphere. Whether you’re looking to party with friends, travel with family, or to get lost in the magic of the southernmost city, rediscover Key West and discover how the island has created one of the most integrated and unique communities in the world. Show us your pride, we will show you our Key West Pride!


June 07 to June 09,  in Big Pine
Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce Dolphin Tournament
The Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce presents the 31st annual event where anglers contend for over $35,000 in cash prizes and awards. A special cash prize of $20,000 is awarded for the largest dolphin over 50 pounds -- this prize is available only to the anglers on the first 50 boats registered for the tournament. Additional prizes await winners in open, ladies and youth divisions.


June 07,  in Key West
Coffee Butler Amphitheater: Billy Currington
Well-known for his smooth and distinct voice and songs including "Don't Hurt Like it Used To" and "People Are Crazy," Billy Currington comes to the amphitheater with opener Mike Stack. Doors open at 6 p.m.; show at 7:30 p.m. 21 E. Quay Rd.


June 07,  in Marathon
Marathon Community Theater: Colored Lights with Jaimie Roberts
Join singer and entertainer Jaimie Roberts and friends Larry Smith and Jeff Dalton for Colored Lights -- an evening of Broadway, Comedy and Silly Stuff. Cocktail hour at 6 p.m., showtime 7 p.m. 5101 Overseas Highway.


June 07 to June 08,  in Key Largo
Florida Keys Elks Ladies Dolphin Tournament
Female anglers vie for cash and prizes for the heaviest weight of three mahi mahi in the 10th annual Ladies Dolphin Tournament. Tournament events are to be held at the Elks Lodge, mile marker 92.6 bayside in Tavernier.


June 08,  in Marathon
Marathon Community Theater: Story Slam
Step up on stage and tell your best "first date" story - good or bad. There's a $50 cash prize for the best story. 7 p.m. at the theater located at 5101 Overseas Hwy.


June 08,  in Key West
Big Gay 5k
The second annual Big Gay 5k race takes place on Saturday, June 8 during Key West Pride. The start and finish line is the famous Rainbow Crosswalk on Duval Street. The race starts at 8 a.m. and is to be followed by "The World's Most Fabulous Post-Race Party" at 22 & Company, 504 Angela St., which will include awards for Most Spirited, Best Hair, Hottest Socks and more. Register in advance at RunSignUp.com.


June 08,  in Key West
Key West Pride: Street Fair & Disco Party
Key West Pride's "We Are Family" Street Fair and Disco Party takes over the 700, 800 and 900 blocks of Duval Street from 4 p.m. through 9 p.m.


June 08,  in Key Largo
Coralpalooza Open House
In honor of World Ocean's Day, enjoy a day of fun, learning, art activities, coral reef outplanting demonstrations and more from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the land-based Coralpalooza celebration at Coral Restoration Foundation's exploration center, located at 5 Seagate Blvd. near Keys Fisheries.


June 08,  in Key West
College of the Florida Keys Swim Around Key West
Embark on an adventurous competitive swim - a 12.5 loop around the island. The pristine waters around Key West give swimmers great views of both the land and underwater life. Compete in different categories including solo swimmer, solo swimmers with fins, solo swimmers using a mermaid tail or a monofin, or gather your friends and compete in the relay category of 2-person, 3-person, 4-person, 5-person or 6-person teams. Not interested in the full island swim? Try some of the smaller races offered, a 6.1-mile swim, a 2-mile swim, a 1-mile swim or an 800-yard swim. Swims begin and end at Higgs Beach, 1000 Atlantic Boulevard.
Email: [email protected]

June 09,  in Key West
Key West Pride Parade
The Key West Pride Parade theme this year is "Celebrating the 70s Disco Era." The parade begins at 5 p.m. at the Quay at Truman Waterfront Park, traveling to Duval Street and ending at United Street.


June 09,  in Key West
Sheriff’s Animal Farm Open House
Visit the family-friendly Monroe County Sheriff's Animal Farm, open the second and fourth Sundays of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. Visits are free of charge, but donations are always welcomed. Stock Island Detention Center, 5501 College Rd.


June 09,  in Marathon
Marathon Community Theater: Drag Queen Bingo
The theme for Marathon Community Theater's next Drag Queen Bingo is "Blue Jean Baby." Come dressed in your best blue jeans or come as you are. 5 to 7 p.m. at 5101 Overseas Hwy.


June 11,  in Key West
Key West Theater: Steve Earle with Stacey Earle
Steve Earle, a member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, is one of the most acclaimed singer-songwriters of his generation with songs recorded by Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Joan Baez, Emmylou Harris, The Pretenders and countless others. Earle’s 1988 hit Copperhead Road was recently named as one of the 11 official state songs of Tennessee. Doors open at 7 p.m.; showtime 8 p.m. 512 Eaton St.


June 11 to June 15,  in Key West
Fringe Theater at the Armory: Miss Abigail's Guide to Dating, Mating & Marriage
This big hearted and interactive evening of hands-on and somewhat questionable relationship guidance will help set you on the path to dating, mating, and marriage. Love Guru Miss Abigail and her devoted assistant Paco help you “gussy up your love life” with a show that is one part advice, one part fun and games, and one part true love in the making. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; show begins at 7 p.m. The show takes place at the Armory, 600 White St.


June 11 to June 13,  in Islamorada
Ladies Tarpon Fly Tournament
Connecting women worldwide through competition and conservation, this all-release fly fishing invitational tournament for women is held in Islamorada each June during the height of the tarpon migration.


June 12 to June 16,  in Big Pine
I Love Stock Island Festival
Stock Island's spirit, culinary diversity and creative offerings are to entice attendees to the annual I Love Stock Island Festival Wednesday through Sunday. Enjoy self-paced food truck and mural tours, environmental cleanups, a "Taste of Stock Island" Trolley Tour, the Cayo Hueso Brewing Low Country Shrimp Boil, a wine tasting event, and a family festival at Bernstein Park and more. Find the full schedule at ilovestockisland.org.


June 13,  in Key West
Key West Art & Historical Society: Happy Hour with the Historian
Raise a toast to Florida Keys history with historian Cori Convertito from 5 to 6 p.m. during her popular “Happy Hour with the Historian” program at Comedy Key West, 218 Whitehead Street. Enjoy a complimentary draft beer, glass of house wine, or a soft drink while she presents the evening’s topic, “Commodore David Porter and the Pirates." Porter served as commander of the Navy's anti-piracy squadron based in Key West. Space is limited. Tickets are available online in advance.


June 13,  in Marathon
Yoga Keys: Kitten Yoga
Join the Florida Keys SPCA at Yoga Keys, 105 Saguaro Lane, at 6 p.m. for a dose of cuteness and a rejuvenating, all-level yoga session with kittens! No reservation is needed and participation is donation based. Yoga mats and towels will be supplied.


June 13,  in Islamorada
Sheriff's Animal Farm at Islamorada Library
Farmer Jeanne from the Monroe County Sheriff's Animal Farm will share an assortment of her four-footed farm residents on a library field trip from their home on Stock Island. Stop by from 12 to 1 p.m. Mile marker 81.8 bayside.


June 14,  in Key West
The Marker: Dog Days of Summer Yappy Hour
Celebrate summer with swimming in The Marker resort pool for humans along with doggy pools and cooling mats for pups, all to benefit Florida Keys SPCA. There will be Puparita drink specials and raffles. 5 to 7 p.m. 200 William St.


June 14 to June 15,  in Marathon
Father's Day Dolphin Derby
This popular dolphin tournament with check-in on Friday and fishing Saturday pays out over 8 thousand in cash and prizes to the top four adults with the heaviest fish. Junior anglers age 15 and under vie for rod and reel combos.


June 14,  in Marathon
Marathon Parks & Recreation: Luau Night
The City of Marathon's Parks and Recreation department invites the public to Luau Night from 6 to 8 p.m. with dancing, food, drinks and fun. The event takes place at the Skate Park at Marathon Community Park. 200 26th Street Ocean.


June 14 to June 16,  in Key West
12th Annual VFW Fishing Tournament
Cash prizes are to be awarded for the heaviest catch of five target species -- mahi-mahi (dolphin fish), wahoo, tuna, snapper and grouper, with a first-place prize of 5 thousand dollars for the heaviest mahi-mahi. Anglers fish in seven divisions: pee-wee, junior, lady, first responder, veteran, senior and active duty. Captains and anglers can choose to fish either Saturday or Sunday, or both if they register separately for each day. All proceeds benefit disabled and needy veterans of Monroe County.
Contact: 610-304-2392
Email: [email protected]

June 15,  in Key West
Harry S. Truman Little White House: Truman's Tropical Fruit Festival
Can you tell the difference between a haden and a kent mango? At the Tropical Fruit Festival, you’ll have the chance to taste all types of mangoes and other tropical fruits, sip tasty cocktails, watch cooking demos, purchase tropical trees, shop with local vendors and more. 9 a.m. to noon. 111 Front St.


June 15,  in Key West
Key West Theater: John Hiatt
Songwriting genius John Hiatt performs at Key West Theater June 15 at 8 p.m. 512 Eaton St.


June 15,  in Key Largo
Plant a Million Corals 'Save Our Reef' Celebration
Join Plant a Million Corals from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Diver's Direct in Key Largo for hands-on activities to learn about corals and the debut of the Save Our Reef T-shirt by Flomotion, with a portion of the proceeds going to support the Plant a Million Corals Foundation. There will be live music from 12 to 2 p.m. by Victoria Leigh. Mile marker 99.6 oceanside.


June 15,  in Key West
Southernmost Beach Resort: Circus of the Sea
The Southernmost Beach Resort presents Circus of the Sea -- a talented family of acrobats performing a one-hour, pirate-themed acrobatic and aerial show. Enjoy aerial stunts, trampolines, funny skits, drinks, snacks, face-painting and more. Tickets include access at 6 p.m. to the resort's Pineapple Pool for a pre-show pool party at 6 p.m. Show at 7:30 p.m. 1319 Duval St.


June 15,  in Key Largo
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park: Hermit Crab Discovery Table
Join the people from Crustacean Plantation who will tell you all about land hermit crabs and how you can help these often overlooked shell-dwellers. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the park's Visitor Center. Free with regular park admission. Mile marker 102.5 oceanside.


June 17,  in Key Largo
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park: World Croc Day Discovery Table
Monday, June 17th is World Croc Day! A representative from Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge will present information all about the American Crocodile at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park's visitor center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. You'll learn how to tell a crocodile and an alligator apart. There might even be a live animal coming in with one of the rangers. Free with regular park admission. Mile marker 102.5 oceanside.


June 17 to June 21,  in Islamorada
Gold Cup Tarpon Tournament
The annual Gold Cup consists of 5 days of fly fishing out of Islamorada for the silver king. The hotly contested competition ends with the top angler and guide having their names added to the 61-year-old perpetual trophy. Headquartered at the Lorelei Restaurant and Marina, mile marker 82 bayside, the all-release fly fishing event is limited to 25 anglers by invitation only. Partial proceeds benefit the Guides Trust Foundation of the Florida Keys.


June 19,  in Islamorada
History of Diving Museum: Immerse Yourself
This month's free Immerse Yourself program is on Florida's Sustainable Seafood, presented by Sarah Curry, filmmaker and executive director of Sereia Films. She'll inform on the diversity of Florida-farmed seafood and provide an overview of the aquaculture industry in Florida. 7 p.m. at the museum, 82990 Overseas Hwy. Please RSVP online in advance or call 305-664-9737.


June 20 to June 23,  in Key West
Key West Theater: This Blows - A Musical Comedy Show That Doesn't Suck
"This Blows," a new irreverent, whimsical musical comedy debuts at the Key West Theater with 8 p.m. performances Thursday-Saturday, and a 1 p.m. Sunday show. 512 Eaton St.


June 20,  in Islamorada
Morada Way Third Thursday Art Walk
The Morada Way Arts & Cultural District’s Third Thursday Art Walk in Islamorada is the organization’s landmark, monthly event. On the Third Thursday of each month, Keys-inspired fine artists, vendors, residents, and visitors congregate on Morada Way in Islamorada to celebrate the arts and culture in the Florida Keys. Enjoy a relaxing evening from 6-9 p.m. perusing local fine art, imbibing local craft beer and wine and listening to music, in the area between mile markers 81 and 82.


June 20 to June 22,  in Islamorada
University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame & Museum Celebrity Fishing Tournament
Anglers are invited to join UM sports celebrities to fish for the highest aggregate weight of 3 dolphin fish (mahi-mahi) and other species in this fundraiser for charities including the Ari Arteaga Foundation, the Upper Keys Foundation and the UM Sports Hall of Fame & Museum. Tournament events take place at several Islamorada locations including Ocean View Inn, Three Waters Resort & Marina and La Siesta Resort & Villas. The public is invited to attend the tournament's social events to meet and greet their favorite UM players. Find tickets and details online at CanesFish.com


June 21 to June 23,  in Key West
Key West Gator Club Dolphin Derby
Anglers targeting dolphin fish can compete for $15 thousand in guaranteed cash prizes during the Key West Gator Club Dolphin Derby June 21 through 23, with weigh-ins and tournament activities at Beachside Resort & Residences, 3841 N. Roosevelt Blvd. The team weighing in the heaviest dolphin fish takes home a grand prize of $5 thousand. Proceeds benefit scholarships for Key West High School graduates attending University of Florida.


June 21,  in Islamorada
Island Grill: Full Moon Party with Kiss Army Live
Get ready to rock with "KISS Army" live in concert under the stars at Island Grill's next Full Moon Party, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The KISS tribute band performs the iconic songs of the famous band in full KISS makeup and regalia. Tickets are available online with VIP and Platinum level service available. Mile marker 85.5 oceanside


June 21,  in Key Largo
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park: Learn About Coral Restoration
Join the Coral Restoration Foundation team in the John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Visitor Center auditorium at 1 p.m. for a presentation about the science of corals and the coral restoration work being done in the Florida Keys. Free with regular park admission. Mile marker 102.5.


June 23,  in Key West
Sheriff’s Animal Farm Open House
Visit the family-friendly Monroe County Sheriff's Animal Farm, open the second and fourth Sundays of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. Visits are free of charge, but donations are always welcomed. Stock Island Detention Center, 5501 College Rd.


June 26,  in Islamorada
Florida Keys History & Discovery Center: Sunken Treasures Youth Program
Kids age 6 through 12 are invited to take part in the Sunken Treasures youth program from 9 a.m. to noon at the History & Discovery Center. They'll learn about real shipwrecks - some filled with treasure - through history that have been found in the waters around the Florida Keys. Parent must call or email to register children in advance. $35 per child.
Contact: Kayla (386) 846-9564
Email: [email protected]

June 26 to June 27,  in Islamorada
Islamorada Fishing Club Captain's Cup Dolphin Tournament
Teams of up to four anglers compete for top prizes with the total combined weight of three fish determining the winning team. If up to 25 boats register, first prize cash winnings can reach $25,000. Tournament activities are to be held at the Islamorada Fishing Club, 80939 Overseas Highway.


June 28 to June 30,  in Big Pine
Florida Keys PBA Charity Dolphin Tournament
This fishing tournament is hosted by volunteers of the South Florida Police Benevolent Association and headquartered at Oceans Edge Resort and Marina on Stock Island. Cash prizes for first- through fourth-place anglers are based on the number of entries, and increase as participation increases. Cash prizes are also awarded to top junior, female and PBA member. Over $15 thousand in prizes are to be awarded. The angler with the biggest tuna wins a rod and reel combo. Register online. Proceeds primarily benefit the Autism Society of the Keys and the Love Fund.




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