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Home for the Holidays in Key West

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping at your nose, Yuletide carols being sung by a choir, And folks dressed up like eskimos… alternatively it’s not too late to plan an escape and head south for the Holidays to Key West! 

If you fancy a quick trip to paradise, the world famous Island House Resort still has availability for a mid-December getaway. At time of writing (November 1st) they have rooms available from Dec 3rd through 24th. So, why not treat yourself and recharge with a nice pre-Christmas break?! Click here to book now.

Here’s our top three things to do in Key West this December… 

Key West Lighted Bike Parade – Konk Life (

Key West Lighted Bike Ride – Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Join a whole host of other cyclists as they adorn their bikes in lights and cycle round Key West, raising money for the Holiday Helpers Toy Drive. The group assembles at 6pm, sets off at 7pm and concludes at 7.45pm for a block party Mary Ellen’s on Applerouth.

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The Lower Keys Friends of Animals, Inc., ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ themed float. Photo: Carol Tedesco/

Key West Annual Holiday Parade – Saturday, December 08, 2018

Key West will be showing its holiday spirit with the annual hometown parade with marching bands, groups and floats. Parade steps off at 7pm.

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Schooner Wharf Lighted Boat Parade 2014

28th Annual Schooner Wharf Bar & Galley Lighted Boat Parade – Saturday December 15, 2018

For Key West and the Florida Keys, it’s a tropical tribute to the season and a big family affair. Parade participants and spectators on the docks watching the parade feel as if they are part of one big family. A starry night, a festive crowd and thousands of twinkling lights climbing heavenward from the sea—that’s Key West’s way of saying “Happy Holidays!” Parade commences at 8pm.

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