Key West Holiday Fest Offers Dazzling Array of Festivities

Key West Holiday Fest, the southernmost city’s annual joyous celebration of the season, is set to kick off on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2023. Whether you delight in the fun and funky, the enchantingly elegant, or all the above, revelers of all ages can immerse in a solid month of tropical warmth infused holiday magic.

Holiday Fest

Key West Holiday Fest is a sparkling, month-long celebration of the season, celebrated in our unique tropical island style,” commented Jodi Weinhofer, President of the Lodging Association of the Florida Keys and Key West. “From lighted parades on land and sea, to enchanting inn tours, musical performances, stage events, and New Year’s Eve extravaganzas, there’s something wonderful for all ages happening here.”

Holiday Fest Calendar of Events

All Season Long

Wednesday Nov. 22 through New Year’s Eve (Sunday Dec. 31)
Key West Harbor Walk of Lights at the Historic Seaport
Revel in a wonderland of light-bedecked palm trees, Christmas trees, ships, shops, restaurants and watering holes, dazzlingly decorated for the holiday season from Lazy Way Lane at the Green Street Plaza to the Ferry Terminal at Grinnell Street.

Friday Nov. 24 through Christmas Eve (Sunday Dec. 24)
MARC annual Christmas tree lot
Christmas trees, wreaths, garlands, holiday accessories, ornaments, and wonderful locally produced gifts. More than 1500 trees travel from North Carolina to Key West and are available until they run out or Christmas Eve, which ever comes first. 1401 Seminary Street. For information call the MARC Plant Store at 305-296-9556.

Friday Dec. 8 through Tuesday Dec. 12 and Friday Dec. 15 through Saturday Dec. 23
Conch Tour Train Holiday Sights and Festive Nights Tours
Multiple nightly tours depart from Key West High School and convey caroling passengers through streets and neighborhoods to revel in the magically illuminated city of Key West.

Friday Dec. 8 through Saturday Dec. 23
Old Town Trolley Holiday Lights & Sights Tours
Multiple nightly tours begin at Mallory Square and convey caroling passengers through magically decorated streets and neighborhoods.

Friday Dec. 15 through Saturday Dec. 30
Key West Waterfront Winter Wonderland
The Coffee Butler Amphitheater at Truman Waterfront Park will welcome revelers of all ages to a holiday wonderland with beautiful lighting displays, an ice skating rink, rides, attractions, music and more.

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