Get Ready for the Key Lime Festival in Key West!

Get Ready for the Key Lime Festival in Key West!

Key West, Florida, is set to celebrate the world's most famous citrus with the highly anticipated Key Lime Festival! This year's festival will be held over five days, offering a range of activities for lime-lovers of all ages. Whether you're a foodie, an adventurer, or just looking for a good time, the Key Lime Festival has something for everyone.

Festival Highlights:

Key Lime Dinners and Brunches: Indulge in mouth-watering dishes featuring the star of the festival—Key lime! Savor gourmet meals prepared by top chefs, and don't miss the chance to try unique lime-inspired creations.

Lime-Inspired Cocktails and Rum Tastings: Raise a glass to the Key Lime Festival with delicious cocktails and rum tastings. Discover new favorite drinks and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of Key West.

Pie-Eating Contest and Key Lime Pie Drop: Test your eating skills in the World Famous Key Lime Pie Eating Championship or marvel at the creativity in the gravity-defying Key Lime Pie Drop competition. Watch as contestants attempt to drop a pie from the top of the Key West Lighthouse without damaging it.

Key Lime Pie Hop: Join the fun in this flavorful event, hopping from one venue to another to taste the best Key lime pies Key West has to offer.

Key Lime Scavenger Hunt: Participate in a fun-filled scavenger hunt that takes you across Key West in search of Key lime treasures. Perfect for families and groups of friends.

4th of July Firecracker 5K: Kick off Independence Day with a bang by joining the Rotary Club of Key West for their annual 5K race. All proceeds benefit the Edward B. Knight Scholarship Fund, supporting vocational scholarships for Monroe County students.

Beach and Key Lime Family-Friendly Games: Enjoy a variety of games and activities designed for families, making this one of the most vibrant and fun-filled parties of the year in the Florida Keys.

Event Schedule:

Friday, June 30th

  • Key Lime Rum Tasting at Key West First Legal Rum Distillery, 105 Simonton St. | Noon – 5 PM | FREE

Saturday, July 1st

  • Key Lime Sip & Stroll at First Flight Restaurant, 301 Whitehead St. | 3 – 6 PM

Sunday, July 2nd

  • Key Lime Pie Drop at Key West Lighthouse, 938 Whitehead St. | 11 AM – 2 PM | FREE to Watch | FREE to Enter the competition
  • Key Lime Scavenger Hunt at Conch Republic Seafood Company, 631 Greene St. | Check-in @ 2:30 PM | Hunt Starts @ 3 – 5:30 PM

Monday, July 3rd

  • Key Lime Tree Master Class at MARC Plant Store, 1401 Seminary St. | 4 – 5 PM

Tuesday, July 4th

  • 4th of July Firecracker 5K at Edward B. Knight Pier, 1801 White St. | Race Starts @ 7:30 AM
  • World Famous Key Lime Pie Eating Championship at Southernmost Beach Café, 1405 Duval St. | 12:30 – 3:30 PM

Love & Limes! Stay tuned for updates and view the full schedule of events soon. Don't miss out on this incredible celebration of all things Key lime!