Hemingway Days: Caribbean Street Fair

When: July 20, 2024 10:00 AM

Where: Duval St, 500 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040

Hemingway Days Caribbean Street Fair: A Vibrant Key West Tradition

The annual Hemingway Days Caribbean Street Fair, proudly presented by Literacy Volunteers of America (LVA) - Monroe County, Inc., is set to bring a burst of excitement to Key West's iconic Duval Street on Saturday, July 20th. From 10:00 AM until 9:00 PM, the famed avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic, transforming into a bustling, open-air marketplace teeming with fun and festivity.

Event Highlights:

  • Date and Time: Saturday, July 20th, from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
  • Location: Duval Street, Key West (closed to vehicular traffic).

What to Expect:

  • Vibrant Marketplace: Each year, thousands of locals and visitors flock to the street fair, where several blocks of Duval Street are lined with booths featuring original arts and crafts. This lively event showcases the talents of local and regional vendors, offering a wide array of items from jewelry and clothing to unique gifts and captivating paintings.
  • Culinary Delights: The fair is a gastronomic paradise with an array of delicious island and ethnic dishes prepared onsite. Attendees can savor the enticing aromas and flavors while enjoying refreshing beverages to quench their thirst.
  • Supporting Literacy: The Hemingway Days Caribbean Street Fair benefits the Literacy Volunteers of America (LVA) - Monroe County, Inc. Founded in 1984, LVA provides free, confidential, one-to-one and small group literacy tutoring for adults and families in Monroe County who read and write at a fifth-grade level or below. This vital service helps improve literacy skills, empowering individuals and strengthening the community.

Vendor and Sponsor Information:

  • Applications: Sponsors and vendors interested in participating in this event are encouraged to apply. The street fair offers an excellent opportunity for vendors of food, drink, arts, and crafts to engage with a diverse and enthusiastic audience.
  • Contact: For more information, call or text Mary at 305-304-0578.

Join us for a day of shopping, dining, and entertainment at the Hemingway Days Caribbean Street Fair. Experience the vibrant culture and community spirit of Key West while supporting a worthy cause. Mark your calendars and be part of this unforgettable event!