Public Events

Conch Shell Blowing Contest

Published March 3, 2018

The 56th annual Conch Shell Blowing Contest 

was held in the garden of the Oldest House on March 3rd to a standing-room only crowd, and was emceed by Lea Fox of US 1 Radio.  The participants this year included four college students on spring break, Santa Claus and an on-stage marriage proposal.

Next year's Conch Shell Blowing Contest will be March 2, 2019.


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Fantasy Fest Gala & Porch Party

Looking for the best place to watch the parade on Saturday October 27th? Our front porch is the place to be, with a sit down dinner and drinks. Reserve your spot today by calling the office during business hours, 10 am to 4pm, everyday except Wednesday and Sunday at 305-294-9501. Let's have some fun!

Join us for food, drink and a great view of the parade from our porch at 322 Duval Street. A full course dinner will be prepared by New York Pasta Garden. Gates open at 6:00 pm, dinner starts at 6:30 pm and closing will be 30 minutes after the last float. Access to clean and private restrooms will be provided all evening long. Purchase your tickets now - attendance will be limited for this special event.

This year's theme is "OH...THE GAMES WE PLAY!" and guests are welcome to dress "in theme" and enjoy the fun!

Parade Porch Parties

Stay Tuned for our upcoming schedule.

9th Annual Key West Authors Book Fair

It's that time again! The 9th Annual Key West Authors' Book Fair is coming on Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 from 10am-3pm at the Key West Oldest House, 322 Duval. Meet the authors, hear readings, buy books and enjoy complimentary refreshments in a beautiful garden setting.
Authors can sign up and register for only $25 at: http://seastorypress.com/bookfair.htm
FREE to attend

Key West Literary Seminar

Have you opened a new location, redesigned your shop, or added a new product or service? Don't keep it to yourself, let folks know.

58th Annual Home Tour Kickoff Party

Join us as we kick-off the 

"58th annual Home Tours"


We will also be announcing our Poster winner

60th Anniversary Celebration

Stay tuned for calendar of events

2019-2020 Season

We will be kicking off our 60th season with our always popular events and extra special events throughout the season.

Home Tours

Kick-off party

Our 60 year Gala

Speaker Series