2016 Key West "Bight"  Before Christmas TM

Holiday Celebration

Part of the “Key west Holiday Fest”

Key West Historic Seaport Harbor Walk - Key West Bight Marina

Key West Holiday Fest


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  1. Wednesday November 23 -

  2. Lighting of the Key West “Harbor Walk of Lights”

  3. FREE     6:00pm

  4. LOCATION: Gather on the Harbor Walk at Greene and Elizabeth St. to best see

  5. the official lighting of the ...

  6. 2016 KW “Bight”Before Christmas Holiday Celebration “Harbor Walk of Lights”. 

  7. The main features will light up the night, including the the Fishing Buoy Christmas

  8. Tree a fresh pine Nautical Christmas Tree and the Lobster Trap Christmas Tree.

  1. Stroll the entire Harbor Walk of Lights for a nautical infusion of holiday

  2. lights and decorations, and for gift shopping, watersports gift certificates,

  3. great dining and seasonal libations.

  4. The Harbor Walk of Lights is lit every evening through New Year’s eve.  

  1. Saturday, December 3 -

  2. Key West City Hometown Holiday Parade

  3. FREE     7:00pm

  4. LOCATION: Viewing starts on Truman Ave. (at White St.) then proceeds down to

  5. Duval St., then down Duval St.ending at Eaton St. 

  6. The most charming hometown parade you'll ever see with holiday floats, and

  7. tons of kids of all ages. Of course Santa will make a guest appearance!

  1. Friday, December 9 - Click below

  2. Pet Pictures with Santa TM - Hosted by The All Animal Clinic

  3. FREE to attend.     6:00 - 8:00pm

  4. LOCATION: Look for Santa at the

  5. Nautical Christmas Tree at the foot

  6. of William St. on the

  7. Harbor Walk of Lights.     

  1. NEW DATE!

  2. Wednesday, December 14 - Click below

  3. Schooner Wharf Bar & Galley

  4. 26th annual Key West Lighted Boat Parade

  5. FREE     Parade starts at 8:00pm.

  6. LOCATION: Viewing all along the Harbor Walk of Lights at the Historic Seaport.

  7. Reviewing stand at the Schooner Wharf Bar and Galley.

  8. Come early for great shopping, holiday music, dinner and drinks. 

  1. Wednesday, December 14 - Click below

  2. Sebago Lighted Boat Parade Cruise

  3. Participate in the action aboard Sebago Schooner Appledore II, or cheer from a

  4. front row seat on the water. Drinks and appetizers included! 7:30 - 9:30pm

  1. Wednesday, December 14 - Click below  Catamaran Echo

  2. Lighted Boat Parade Watch "Santa Hat Champagne Party"

  3. Free Santa Hats for everyone!  Drinks and appetizers included. Only 14 Maximum!  

  4. 7:30 - 9:30pm

  1. “Violins in Motion” children’s group Click for more

  2. (Cancer recovery will prevent the 2016 proformance - But back in 2017!)

  3. Collecting donations for JDRF and Juvenile Diabetes Research

  4. LOCATION: On the Harbor Walk of Lights under the “Fishing Buoy Christmas

  5. Tree”, at Green and Elizabeth St.

  6. An uplifting holiday musical performance by children for the kid in all of us.

  1. Sunday, December 18

  2. Conch Republic Holiday Classic Car Show

  3. FREE - 12:00 - 4:00pm

  4. Collecting unwrapped toys for the Domestic Abuse Shelter

  5. Bring an unwrapped toy to vote for the “Peoples Choice” award

  6. Awards for: BEST engine, interior, original & custom, Best in Show

  7. LOCATION: Conch Republic Seafood Company - Greene & Elizabeth St,

  8. (CR Seafood Website)

  9. Holiday specials - Classic Holiday music

  10. See classic cars from every era decked out for the holidays!

  11. Florida Keys Southernmost Car Club  




The Harbor Walk of Lights

Lighting up every evening with a Nautical theme

honoring the maritime history of the Key West waterfront. 

The "Harbor Walk of Lights" stretches along the seawall past 

Greene St, William St, and Margaret St. to the K.W. Ferry Terminal

   2016 Key West “Bight” before Christmas

Schedule of Events

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Escape to that Southernmost Holidays Spirit,

Before Christmas!

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Photos by Rob O’Neal

Photos by Rob O’Neal

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Key West Holiday Fest

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  1. Friday, December 9 and 16 - Click here for ticket info.

  2. Key West Holiday Historic Inn Tour

  3. 6:00 - 8:00pm                                          

  4. Key West is known for its beautiful historic inns, and the Holiday Historic Inn

  5. Tour is the perfect way to visit these magnificent properties decorated

  6. for the season, featuring art, fine food from top local restaurants and

  7. holiday libations at each stop.

  1. Sunday, December 25

  2. Holiday Jazz in the Gardens 

  3. Festive outdoor jazz performance at the Gardens Hotel. Cash bar & large wine

  4. selection. 5:30 to 8:00 pm. Free.

            November 27  Old Stone Concert Series presents: Messiah 

Organ, Pianio and Timpani combine for a memorable performance to include several soloists. Starts 8 p.m., at Key West United Metjodist Church, 600 Eaton St. Free admission.

December 7  4th Annual POSH - Paws Often Steal Hearts

At the Audubon House 6:30 p.m. 305-797-1232

December 7   Holiday Harmonies FKCC Keys Chorale

Comprised of students in the Mixed Community Chorus class, will perform a free "Holiday Harmonies" concert at 7 p.m. at the Key West Campus.

December 7  Lighted Bike Parade

For Wesley House Toy Drive, 5:00 p.m. Bayview Park 305-809-5000

December 10 - 18, 2016    Nutcracker Key West

Set to the enchanting music of Tchaikovsky, the production tells the story of The Nutcracker with a Key West twist. Features original costumes and set.

December 10, 2016   2nd Annual Parade of Paws & Holiday Bazaar 

Higgs Dog Park 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 305-294-4857

December 31, 2016 

Key West New Year's Eve Celebrations   

Conch Shell Drop - at Sloppy Joes, 305-296-2388

Red High Heal with Drag Queen Drop - at Bourbon St Pub, 305-293-9800 

Pirate Wench Masthead Lowering - at Schooner Wharf Bar, 305-292-3302

Key Lime Wedge in Margarita Glass - at the Ocean Key Resort, 305-296-7701

Park in the main parking lot located at Margaret & Caroline St. OR the Parking Garage  one block away at Caroline & Grinnell St. OR in the lot at Green & Elizabeth St.  
Please use FREE scooter parking areas and designated bike racks all around the 
Historic Seaport and Harbor Walk area. Please no locking bikes to the decorations!

Photos by Rob Oneil

Photo sales benefit

Lighted Boat Parade Cruise

More events Listed below!


Grand Champion!
Schooner Appledore

Click 2 sail

Lighted Boat Parade Watch “Santa Hat Party” on Echo

Front row seats on the water.

Click for info.                       Drinks, food and Holiday Fun