There is always something to do or see in Key Largo — regardless of when you visit. Here's a current listing of May — December, 2007 events to help you plan your next trip... make sure to contact the event coordinators presented to take part while you're here!
APRIL 21 - APRIL 22nd
THE 21ST ANNUAL MAROONE MS 150 BIKE TOUR PRESENTED BY WACHOVIA CYCLISTS Help fight multiple sclerosis by pedaling from Miami Dade College Kendall Campus south to the white sands and ocean breezes of Key Largo. After a Saturday dinner and party, they pedal back to Miami Sunday morning.
Contact: (954)731-4224 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
MAY 17 TO MAY 20
21ST ANNUAL COCONUTS DOLPHIN TOURNAMENT
Anglers compete in an event named for a Key Largo restaurant that serves up plenty of dolphin fish, known on most menus as Mahi Mahi. Cash prize of $25,000 and trophies for largest dolphin caught.
Contact: CharlesMountain 561-741-1124 or email email@example.com
JUNE 1 TO JUNE 16
ISLAND SUN SPLASH 2007
The Upper Keys Association of Dive and Snorkel Operators presents five days of fun-filled family adventure. Participants can experience a discover-scuba class, a snorkel adventure, or dive our shipwreck trail.
Contact: (305) 852-1655
JULY 22 TO JULY 23
LADIES, LET'S GO FISHING REEL@THE REEF
Women anglers fish in an event sponsored by the fishing education and advocacy group, Ladies, Let's Go fishing!
Contact: Betty Bauman 954-475-9068
SEPTEMBER 25 TO SEPTEMBER 28
MERCURY BAYBONE CELEBRITY TOURNAMENT
The second of three tournaments comprising the annual Redbone Trilogy. Targets permit and bonefish to raise money for cystic fibrosis research.
Contact: Gary Ellis 305-664-2002 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
OCTOBER 12 TO OCTOBER 14
TAKE STOCK IN CHILDREN BACKCOUNTRY CHALLENGE
Anglers fish for snook and redfish to benefit the statewide scholarship program.
Contact: (305) 451-2467; fax 451-2490 or email email@example.com
UNDERWATER PUMPKIN CARVING
Divers become underwater artists as they turn pumpkins into Halloween masterpieces beneath the sea in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.
Contact: Amy Slate (305) 451-3595
DECEMBER 02 TO DECEMBER 04
OCEAN REEF BTU BACKBONE CLASSIC
This tag-and-release tournament benefits the conservation group Bonefish and Tarpon Unlimited.
Contact: (305) 367-2727 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
KEY LARGO CHRISTMAS BOAT PARADE
Decorated boats parade along the shoreline of Blackwater Sound.
Contact: (305) 451-4502