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UPCOMING EVENTS

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Annual Brewfest

Womenfest

Amy Grant in concert

SoMo Marathon & Half Marathon

Aug. 29 - Sept. 2 Nearly 200 beers and micro-brews are on tap at this “tasty” annual event that benefits the charitable efforts of the Key West Sunrise Rotary Club of the Conch Republic. Events from beer dinners, beer brunches, happy hour parties, pool parties, late-night parties, seminars and the Signature Tasting Festival Event (Aug. 31) are some of the offered activities. www.keywestbrewfest.com Sept. 15 Amy Grant has been strumming her way through a 30-plus year adventure as a singersongwriter, author, television host and speaker. Grant was most recently inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in Nashville. In April 2016, Grant celebrated the 25th anniversary of her first pop hit, “Baby Baby,” with a worldwide release of a new version of the song featuring pop sensation and fellow Capitol Music Group recording artist Tori Kelly. Show starts 8 p.m., doors open 7 p.m. www.thekeywesttheater.com

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KEY WEST

Sept. 4 - 8 Each year thousands of ladies come together over the Labor Day weekend and stay for a wide range of activities and events during four days of revelry and fun. Key West welcomes women from across the globe to an annual celebration that has become one of the largest gatherings of lesbians and friends in North America’s Womenfest. www.gaykeywestfl.com

Oct. 10 & 11 This event is one of a kind! Imagine running through the southernmost island in the United States while enjoying a break from the ordinary. The Southernmost Marathon & Half promises just that- 26.2 or 13.1 miles of ocean and gulf views, as well as iconic Key West landmarks. A full weekend of events including a 10k and 5k are planned. www.somomarathon.com

Annual Fantasy Fest

Oct. 18 - 27 This outrageous 10-day costuming and masking celebration features flamboyant masquerade competitions including one for pets, a headdress ball, exuberant promenades, street fairs and a grand parade that stars marching groups, island-style bands and lavish floats. 2019 marks the 40th year for the festival. www.fantasyfest.com

Goombay Festival

Oct. 18 & 19 Held in Key West’s historic Bahama Village neighborhood, the lively, family-friendly Goombay is known for its island-style food, arts and crafts, nonstop live entertainment and dancing in the streets. Visitors can experience sights, sounds and flavors recalling Key West’s Bahamian heritage. Free event, noon to midnight both days. www.fantasyfest.com

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August 2019 Happenings Magazine  

Southwest Florida's monthly arts & entertainment magazine.

August 2019 Happenings Magazine  

Southwest Florida's monthly arts & entertainment magazine.

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