The Key Lime Festival
What's More American Than Key Lime Pie?
Key West, FL USA
June 30- July 4, 2018

Key Lime Pie Drop!  | Saturday, July 1st |  11am-4pm 

Key West Light House | 938 Whitehead Street
Celebrate the start of the 2017 Key Lime Festival with the sweetest and tartest kick-off party around! Come to the Key West Lighthouse to see Key West's most creative minds attempt to outsmart gravity by finding a way to drop a Key Lime Pie from the top of the lighthouse to the ground... without damaging the pie!  

Entry is free, but you need to register to guarantee we have a pie for you.  

Key Lime Cocktail Sip & Stroll  | Saturday, July 1st |  2pm-4pm 

Starts at Charlie Mac's | 404 Southard Street
If you like to drink & judge, this is the event for you. Decide who makes the best Key Lime cocktail on the island as about 15 bars compete for your vote with the finest margaritas and martinis in Florida. Travel between six bars at your own pace between 2pm-4pm.  $30 includes a souvenir sampling glass, judging card and samples of about 15 drinks. The Sip & Stroll starts at The Green Parrot, 601 Whitehead Street. Winners will be posted the following day.  Click here to learn more. 

The Key Lime Pie Hop | Sunday, July 1st | 2pm - 4pm

Starts at Smokin' Tuna Saloon | 4 Charles Street
​Join your friends for a leisurely stroll through the town where Key Lime Pie was born with stops to sample five variations of Key West's favorite dessert. From classic to creative, your taste buds are guaranteed a good time on this popular, self-paced, culinary event. Sample the best of the best of our island’s Key Lime Pie!
$30 (includes 5 pie samples and a 2017 Key Lime Festival T-Shirt)
Limited Availability - Tickets Sell Fast! Get your tickets now! 

Key Lime Scavenger Hunt | Monday, July 2nd | 3:30pm

Conch Republic Seafood Company | 631 Greene Street
​Get ready to see Key West like never before on this whirlwind adventure with a Key Lime Twist!
Grab your team of 2-5 people and sign up for the Key Lime Scavenger Hunt on Monday, July 2, 2018.
Clues will lead your team to famous Key West sights, iconic landmarks, hidden local favorite places, and of course a bar or two along the way. Earn the most points and the you’ll lead your team to victory and take home the grand prize and the ultimate bragging rights!

​Check in for this family friendly event starts at 3:30pm outside Conch Republic Seafood Company at 631 Greene Street and the hunt runs from 4-6pm with the announcement of winners to follow.
$30/per person with up to 5 people per team.

Mile High Key Lime Pie Eatin' Contest | Wednesday, July 4th | 11am

Location To Be Determined | $20 to Compete, Free to Watch
​NOTE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Mile High Key Lime Pie Eatin' Contest will NOT take place at Sunset Pier. A new location is being determined asap & will be updated on this website. 
Do you have what it takes to be crowned the Mile High Key Lime Pie Eatin' World Champion? Register now if you think you can devour a 9" Key Lime Pie faster than the competition. This world famous event receives national media exposure and ranks among the sweetest competitive eating contests around. ​Entries are just $20 and include notoriety, a Key Lime Pie and souvenir Key Lime Festival T-Shirt.  Click here to learn more. 
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2017 Key Lime Festival Swag

T-Shirts are FREE with Registration for Key Lime Pie Hop Event