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Festivals and Celebrations to Attend While Vacationing in Key Largo

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There is so much to see and experience while vacationing in Key Largo. On top of all the local establishments, sites to see and the beautiful Atlantic Ocean there are so many festivals and celebrations to attend. Music, food, pirates and holiday festivals happen year round.

Music and Movies

The Key Largo Original Music Festival brings songwriters and musicians from all over the United States. There are multiple venues during this 4 day festival. You can see live performances from solo artists to bands. The featured music consists of:

  • Rock
  • Pop
  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • Country

There is an extensive line up of well over 50 artists and bands eager to perform their original music. The last day of the festival there is a Crawfish Boil and Pig Roast that is only $25 per person.

The Humphrey Bogart Film Festival is celebrated in October. October 2016 is the 75th anniversary. If you don’t know who Humphrey Bogart is you are too young but it’s never too late to learn. Enjoy cocktail receptions, round table discussion, dancing and fine dining. You can check out some of the family owned memorabilia and enjoy the many films that they will play. The event is hosted by Stephen Bogart. A good time for the young and old.

Food and Fishing

Key Largo’s Uncorked Food & Wine Festival is a pleasure to the pallet. Enjoy sampling world famous wines and the finest cuisine. Some of Southern Florida’s experts will be there to teach you what Key Largo really has to offer. Enjoy live music, celebrity chef appearances and cooking demos. Even though there will be wine tasting feel free to bring the family to enjoy the finest foods.

Stone Crab & Sea Food Festival brings you the freshest seafood you can find. Enjoy hours of fun, there will be cooking demos, fishing workshops, fireworks and local live entertainment.Taste some of the freshest crab caught straight out of the Atlantic Ocean. This 2 day festival is fun for the whole family. There is:

  • Kids Play Area
  • Shrimp Eating Contest
  • Key Lime Pie Eating Contest
  • Arts & Crafts Vendors
  • Face Paining
  • Kids Bands
  • Magic Shows

And so much more.

Festivals and Celebrations

The Independence Day Celebration that takes place on Fin Razor Sport fishing fishing charter . Enjoy the day out on the water doing some offshore fishing. You could spend this 4th of July on a summer special night cruise and enjoy some fireworks. This is anything but the average Independence Day barbecues. Take a private tour out on the Atlantic Ocean and catch your dinner, then finish off the night at Sharkey’s Bar & Grill where they will cook your catch.

With all Key Largo has to offer it isn’t hard to find something fun to do. The festivals and celebrations really bring the city to life adding bits of flavor to the mix. There are festivals all year round in Key Largo Florida, so if by chance you missed one there will always be another. There isn’t anything that doesn’t happen in the Keys. What happens in The Keys never stays in the Keys.


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