Local Events in Islamorada

Local events in Islamorada and events in the Upper Keys are a fun way to spend your vacation time when you're not in the water, on the beach or inside a favorite restaurant. Every month there are fun events like Full Moon Parties, nationally televised boating and fishing tournaments, book readings at the library, and local theater. Many of these events encompass the best of our community's attractions by combining waterfront venues with great food, island music, a touch of local heritage and friendly faces united for a good cause.

May 2017 - Events in Islamorada

May 04 to May 21

Bathroom Humor, Marathon Community Theater Production
The final mainstage production of the season at Marathon Community Theatre is scheduled to open May 4 and run through May 21, 2017. Bathroom Humor is a hilarious farce written by Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore, also the authors of Love, Sex and the I.R.S. Play dates are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays beginning May 4 with a Sunday matinee closing performance scheduled for May 21. All performances begin promptly at 8:00 p.m. The matinee begins at 3:00 p.m. Tickets on sale now.
Contact: 305-743-0994
Email: [email protected]

May 04

Florida Keys Scenic Corridor Alliances 2017 Annual Meeting
You`re invited to attend the Florida Keys Scenic Corridor Alliance annual meeting from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 4, at Key West Harbour Yacht Club on Stock Island. Enjoy a delicious lunch and free giveaways. Take this opportunity to become a new member or renew your membership! Individual memberships are $25 and business memberships are $50. Please register at the door. There`s still FREE VENDOR SPACE available! Email [email protected] for more information.
Email: [email protected]

May 04

Regular Village Council Meeting
5:30pm at Founders Park Community Center, 87000 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL
Contact: 305-664-6412
Email: [email protected]

May 05 to May 07

Nick Sheahan Dolphin Rodeo
Islamorada. Honoring the memory of Nick Sheahan, a Florida Keys student, this tournament benefits a namesake community scholarship fund that has distributed over $154,000 to date. Hosted at Tavernier Creek Marina, the event features cash prizes and $25,000 to the angler with a dolphin fish that beats the state record.
Contact: (305) 393-3709

May 05

Family Science Night
An event for the whole family, Family Science Night inspires families to explore and learn through hands-on experiments and inquiry based activities. Ignite your family`s scientific curiousity and take home ideas to continue to foster exploration.This event is free and open to the community. Students must be accompanied by an adult. 4pm - 6:30pm. Treasure Village Montessori, 86731 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada.
Contact: Aileen Soto 305-764-7242
Email: [email protected]

May 09

Autism Society of the Keys Offers Free Informational Meetings, Marathon
April is Autism Awareness Month and the Autism Society of the Keys is offering FREE informational and support meetings to parents or anyone affected by or interested in autism. ASK is a 501c3 organization founded by locals, Jill and Craig Campbell. A workshop is scheduled in the Middle Keys, Tuesday, May 9, 6:30pm to 8pm at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel, 2146 Overseas Hwy, Marathon.
Contact: Jill Campbell 305-942-5172
Email: [email protected]

May 10

Islamorada Chamber Monthly Board Meeting
Islamorada Chamber Monthly Board Meeting will be held on Wednesday May 10, 2017, starting at 5:30PM at the Islamorada Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center located at the entrance to Founders Park MM 87(B) - Open to the public - All welcome!
Contact: 305-664-4503
Email: [email protected]

May 12

Ocean Studies Charter School presents Havana Nights, a fundraiser and silent auction
Ocean Studies Charter School presents Havana Nights, a Fundraising Dinner and Silent Auction, May 12, 2017, 7pm - 10pm. Hosted at the Islamorada Fish Company on the beach, 81526 Overseas Highway. Call (305) 852-7700 for tickets. See you there!
Contact: (305) 852-7700

May 12

Full Moon Party at Morada Bay Beach Cafe
After 9:00 pm, a live band plays in the center of the beach, while DJs maintain the dance & party vibe at both the Caf and the Green Flash Lounge at Pierres. In addition, any number of other performers may join the Party throughout the evening: Brazilian Capoeira dancers, Bahamian Junkanoo Parade, a circus thru the beach (stilt walkers, fireblowers, acrobats, etc.), face painters, balloon artists, fireworks, & A $20.00 cover charge applies to all Morada Bay guests. Pierres Restaurant and the Green Flash Lounge are VIP access with a cover charge of $30.00. The cover charge allows access into the party to enjoy the festivities. All food & beverage are additional.
Contact: 305-664-0604

May 13

Beach Clean Up at Sea Oats Beach
MCSO will be organizing a major beach clean up at Sea Oats Beach on Saturday, May 13, at 8am. The clean up usually lasts 1.5 hours and involves a large part of the community with members from Turtle Rescue, Port Antigua and Islamorada Chamber. Meet up at the 75 MM along US 1 (Sea Oats Beach) Gloves, bags, and water will be supplied for everyone. Mark your calendars!
Contact: 305-664-6480, Leah Zimmerman
Email: [email protected]

May 15

Local Planning Agency Meeting
5:30pm at Founders Park Community Center, 87000 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL
Contact: 305-664-6412
Email: [email protected]

May 16

Islamorada Chamber After Hours
Join the Islamorada Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from 5:30-7:30PM. Location TBD. Share good food and drinks with good friends. We hope to see you there! $5 for members and $10 for non-members.
Contact: 305-664-4503
Email: [email protected]

May 17

Upper Keys BPW Board Installation and Networking Event
Hosted at Corks & Curds, 99201 O/S Hwy, 5:30 PM. Join us at Corks & Curds for our Board Installation and Networking Event! Cost is $15, and includes hors d`oeuvres and one glass of wine. Additional varietals of wine will be offered at $5 per glass. We`ll also have raffle items.
Email: [email protected]

May 17 to May 18

Dive Into History at the History of Diving Museum
Honoring Military Transportation and celebrating the 15th Anniversary of the Spiegel Grove wreck. Receptions, presentations and dives on the Spiegel Grove.
Contact: 305-664-9737
Email: [email protected]

May 17

Immerse Yourself! Free Presentation
History of Diving Museum, MM 83(O). 7pm. Military Transportation. Speakers TBD.
Contact: 305-664-9737
Email: [email protected]

May 18 to May 21

Key Largo`s Original Music Festival
Enjoy the food, entertainment and ambiance of Key Largo during this singers and songwriters event. Multiple "on the water" venues feature Nashville`s hit songwriters and musicians as well as unique local entertainers. Presented by the Key Largo Merchants Association.
Contact: 305-394-3736

May 18

Morada Way Arts & Cultural District presents - Third Thursday Artwalk
Showcasing the fine arts, music and culinary nuances of the Purple Isles, the Morada Way Arts & Cultural District features national and local artisans who are showcased in galleries at Morada Way between mile marker 81 and 82 - formerly named Industrial Road - as well as "culinary art" and live music from 6-9 p.m. Free admission. Art Walk is held the third Thursday of each month.
Contact: 305-393-6012

May 19 to May 21

Florida Keys Dolphin Championship
Florida Keys. In this Keys-wide dolphin challenge, anglers can fish one tournament from Key Largo to Key West and weigh in their catch at five locations. An unlimited number of anglers can join a team in this boat/team event.

May 20

Mermaids visiting Aquarium Encounters
Mermaids of Blue Mermaid Design arriving at Aquarium Encounters on May 20, 12pm/2pm/4pm. Adults $20 and Children $15.
Contact: Dolores
Email: [email protected]

May 21 to May 24

Loop Golden Fly Invitational Tarpon Tournament
Islamorada. Special flies, accurate casts and a bit of luck are anglers recipe for winning this prestigious challenge, while using only a tournament-furnished maximum 16-pound tippet. Eligible tarpon must measure at least 48 inches in length to earn release points and weigh at least 70 pounds for weight points.
Contact: 305-587-1460
Email: [email protected]

May 24

Islamorada Chamber Monthly Luncheon
Monthly Membership Luncheon 11:45am. Location TBD. Reservations required. $20 members, $22 non-members.
Contact: 305-664-4503
Email: [email protected]

May 24

Nonprofit Financing, Fundraising and Public Relations
Wednesday, May 24, 1p - 5p. Hyatt Place Faro Blanco Resort, 1996 Overseas Hwy, Marathon. This is the third session of three of the CFFK Leadership Success Academy. $25 per session. Graduation reception from 5p - 7p. Our signature nonprofit training program for anyone working with or serving in an advisory capacity with a nonprofit or other community group. Featuring Elisa Levy, a world-renowned speaker, author and leadership facilitator.
Contact: 305-292-1502

May 27 to May 28

The Annual Long Walk Home Fishing Tournament
Key Largo. Headquartered at Key Largo Fisheries, events include a Pirates Treasure Raffle, music, silent auction, two days of fishing and an awards dinner. Cash and trophy prizes are to be awarded. Proceeds benefit the Long Walk Home Veterans Charity Community Outreach.
Contact: Ron Zaleski at 305-504-3795
Email: [email protected]

June 2017 - Events in Islamorada

June 10

Full Moon Party at Morada Bay Beach Cafe
After 9:00 pm, a live band plays in the center of the beach, while DJs maintain the dance & party vibe at both the Caf and the Green Flash Lounge at Pierres. In addition, any number of other performers may join the Party throughout the evening: Brazilian Capoeira dancers, Bahamian Junkanoo Parade, a circus thru the beach (stilt walkers, fireblowers, acrobats, etc.), face painters, balloon artists, fireworks, & A $20.00 cover charge applies to all Morada Bay guests. Pierres Restaurant and the Green Flash Lounge are VIP access with a cover charge of $30.00. The cover charge allows access into the party to enjoy the festivities. All food & beverage are additional.
Contact: 305-664-0604

June 10 to June 11

Dive Into History - Silver Bar Splash
History of Diving Museum, MM 83(B). Saturday Treasure Hunting presentation and afternoon Treasure dive with award reception. Sunday family activities at the Museum.
Contact: 305-664-9737
Email: [email protected]

June 12 to August 04

Key Largo Sailing Camp
Learn the basics of boat handling and seamanship and discover sailing on beautiful Buttonwood Sound in Key Largo. Kids and teens ages 7 - 16 will learn to sail on a variety of boats. 8:30am - 3pm. Full days only. Lunch not included. Cost $265 per camper, per week. Upper Keys Sailing Club, Key Largo, FL.
Contact: 305-747-2600

June 13

Autism Society of the Keys Offers Free Informational Meetings, Upper Keys
April is Autism Awareness Month and the Autism Society of the Keys is offering FREE informational and support meetings to parents or anyone affected by or interested in autism. ASK is a 501c3 organization founded by locals, Jill and Craig Campbell. A workshop is scheduled in the Upper Keys, Tuesday, June 13, 6:30pm to 8pm at 156 Pueblo Street in Tavernier.
Contact: Jill Campbell 305-942-5172
Email: [email protected]

June 24 to June 25

6th Annual University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame Celebrity Fishing Tournament
Anglers can fish with some favorite former Miami Hurricanes All-Stars in the one-day offshore and Inshore tournament that features cash prizes for the heaviest dolphin and other cash & Prizes. Other attractions include a charity auction, great food, vendor village with jewelry, art and clothing, plus music and more. All events take place at Founders Park in Islamorada.
Contact: 305-667-0399
Email: [email protected]

July 2017 - Events in Islamorada

July 08

Full Moon Party at Morada Bay Beach Cafe
After 9:00 pm, a live band plays in the center of the beach, while DJs maintain the dance & party vibe at both the Caf and the Green Flash Lounge at Pierres. In addition, any number of other performers may join the Party throughout the evening: Brazilian Capoeira dancers, Bahamian Junkanoo Parade, a circus thru the beach (stilt walkers, fireblowers, acrobats, etc.), face painters, balloon artists, fireworks, & A $20.00 cover charge applies to all Morada Bay guests. Pierres Restaurant and the Green Flash Lounge are VIP access with a cover charge of $30.00. The cover charge allows access into the party to enjoy the festivities. All food & beverage are additional.
Contact: 305-664-0604

July 19 to July 20

Dive Into History at the History of Diving Museum
Dive Safety Awareness - Reception and awareness presentations to prepare for mini-lobster season. History of Diving Museum, MM 83(B).
Contact: 305-664-9737
Email: [email protected]