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How to Celebrate the 4th of July in the Florida Keys (2024)

June 22, 2024

The 4th of July is right around the corner! Have you made plans to celebrate yet? You'll find plenty of fun, festive activities to enjoy this Independence Day in the Florida Keys! Here are some suggestions to help you plan out your holiday.


Key West Mermaid Festival 

The Key West Mermaid Festival is hosting Red, White, & Blue & Mermaids Too this 4th of July! The community will come together at Lagerheads Beach Bar for this patriotic-themed mermaid splashing party. This will be a family-friendly mer-mingle and swim event! 

Key Lime Festival 

The annual Key Lime Festival hosts a wide variety of events during its run, including a number of 4th of July events. There will be a Key Lime Vendor Village, the World Famous Key Lime Pie Eating Championship, a 4th of July Pool Party, and more taking place on Independence Day! Check out the full schedule of events here


4th of July 5K Walk/Run

Looking for an active way to celebrate Independence Day? Check out the 4th of July 5K Walk/Run, presented by The Rotary Club of Key West. Register in advance online

4th Of July Firework Cruises

Get a unique view of the Key West fireworks by signing up for a 4th Of July Firework Cruise with Sunset Watersports. These cruises grant you a special front row seat to the fireworks show. Many of the trips include food, live music, and open bar! 

How are you celebrating Independence Day in the Florida Keys? Tell us in the comments! 

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