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Start Your Dragons For Battle in the Bay

May 10, 2012 Events

Looking for a little “unusual” entertainment? This Saturday, May 12 Marathon, Florida  hosts the “Battle in the Bay” dragon boat races. Organizers expect 23 teams of dragon boat paddlers to participate in the race. Dragon boats are long, thin canoes with room for about 20 paddlers, a bosun and a drummer. Typically, the races are […]

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Marathon’s Bull & Cow Dolphin Tournament

April 26, 2012 Events

Anglers are expected to aim for the weed lines during Marathon’s sixth annual Bull & cow Dolphin Tournament set for May 4th to May 6th. The entry fee is $650 per team and the deadline to enter is May 4th. A grand prize of $10,000 cash goes to the team that catches the largest bull […]

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World Famous 7 Mile Bridge Run – 2012

April 12, 2012 Events

It only took 1500 hundred runners to sign up online for the 31st annual 7-Mile Bridge Run which take place in Marathon, Florida.  Since 1981 more than $500,000  has been donated to organizations servicing Monroe County children and students. The race is set for Saturday, April 21st. The bridge will be closed to traffic at […]

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KCB Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day With A Parade

March 16, 2012 Events

Come one, come all to the 13th annual Key Colony Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The event begins on Saturday, March 17th at 4pm at 15th Circle in Key Colony and ends on 1st Street at 5pm. All organizations, clubs, animals, lodges and individuals are invited to join in. Just “wear the green” in your […]

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The Original Marathon Seafood Festival

March 8, 2012 Events

Do you love seafood? Looking for some family fun this weekend?  Well, you’re in luck; this weekend is the 36th “Original Marathon Seafood Festival.” The popular festival started in 1976 as a way for local Marathon and Middle Keys commercial fishermen and their families to kick-back and enjoy the fruits of their labor and has […]

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Key Colony Beach Day Family Fun

March 1, 2012 Events

Looking for some family fun this weekend? This Sunday, March 4th is the 55th annual Key Colony Beach Day.  The event starts at 8:00 a.m. with a Shriners pancake breakfast. Yum! Other events include 5K Fun Run, raffle, silent auction and a parade which starts at 11:00. Also, the famous barracuda races… can you guess […]

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