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Food, Fishing, Fun! Festivals of the Florida Keys in March!

February 24, 2014 Events

March Events Please Locals and Visitors Alike There is always plenty to do in Key Colony Beach and the surrounding islands no matter when you visit, but March brings several local special events that visitors really enjoy – and this year includes a new local fishing tournament!  Key Colony Beach Day This Sunday, March 2, […]

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Mother’s Day Celebrations Around the World

March 22, 2013 Events

Around the World and in the Florida Keys …  Image Credit Mothers’ Day is universal now, celebrated in various ways around the world and on different days. Its history goes back to the Romans who had a festival of Hilaria (the mother of the gods); the Ancient Greeks, who worshiped Cybele the mother goddess. Mothers’ […]

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Celebrate the 4th Of July in the Florida Keys

June 27, 2012 Events

Celebrate the freedoms this country enjoys this 4th of July holiday at  Sombrero Beach in the Florida Keys.  The City of Marathon hosts a spectacular, day long celebration which begins with a parade at 10:30 a.m. Admission to the beach is free and there is plenty of parking at the newly restored entrance to Sombrero […]

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Pigeon Key Marine Science Camp

June 20, 2012 Events

Have you ever been to Pigeon Key? It’s located beneath the Old Seven Mile Bridge on the bay side at MM 47 in the Florida Keys. The 5 acre island was originally a camp for laborers who built the Henry Flagler Over Sea Railroad in 1912.  Pigeon Key is listed in the National Register of […]

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Triathlon Event in Marathon Florida Keys

May 16, 2012 Events

Ready… set… go… do you love a good race? Well, be at Sombrero Beach on Saturday May 26 at 8:00 a.m. to watch the MaraTri Triathlon Club for some excitement. There are two races in one; first, a sprint triathlon (a half mile swim, 12 mile bike ride and a 3 mile run).  Second, a […]

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