Key West Mermaid Festival

When: July 1 - July 4, 2023

Where: Key West, FL 33040

The Key West Mermaid Festival, scheduled for July 1-4, 2023, is set to make a splash yet again. Founded by Key West native, Kristi Ann, this event celebrates the enchantment of mermaid folklore. Notably this year, the festival introduces a volunteer "Mommy and Me" pod, contributing to the overall merriment. The four-day event encompasses a wide range of activities suitable for all ages.

  • Highlights include a variety of interactive sessions like "Mermaid Meet & Greets," providing opportunities for attendees to get up-close with the enchanting creatures.
  • A special session titled "Sailing with the Mermaids" offers a family-friendly sunset sail on the Argo Navis.
  • The festival gives a sneak peek into the mermaid documentary "Land Of Mermaids," offering a fascinating look at mermaid lore and culture.
  • A unique event, "Donuts with Ariel and Prince Eric," adds a magical, culinary twist to the festival.
  • The "Red White Blue, and Mermaids too" party is another noteworthy feature of the festival. Organized on the 4th of July, this Mer~Beach party will be filmed for singer-songwriter Kahra & Bryant August's new video, "Mermaid Holiday."
  • In addition to these, the festival hosts various mermaid vendors, provides entertainment, promotes ocean awareness, and facilitates dancing under the starlit sky by the sea.

Event-goers can find further details on the Key West Mermaid Festival's official website. Emphasizing a G-rated, family-friendly environment, the festival warmly invites all mermaids, mermen, and even landlubbers from near and far to join the 4th Annual Key West Mermaid Festival. The event embraces positivity, cheerful expressions, and encourages everyone to keep swimming towards their dreams.