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What’s Open Memorial Day in Key West

key west sunset seen from mallory square sunset celebration

There’s no place on earth quite like Key West

There’s no place on earth quite like Key West, especially during the summer. You’ll experience bright sunny days and refreshing ocean breezes. Read on and find out what’s open Memorial Day weekend with our list of what’s open Memorial Day in Key West. Kick off your summer with fun activities and special memorial day events.

Attractions Open Memorial Day Weekend

Old Town Trolley Key West

Open on Memorial Day weekend, this attraction will help you visit and experience other well known Key West attractions during your Memorial Day Holiday. For over 30 years, Old Town Trolley Tours has provided sightseeing tours highlighting the best Key West attractions. Hop on and off all day while experiencing Transportainment®, a delightful combination of transportation and entertainment. Our comfortable enclosed trolleys allow you to experience elevated viewing come rain or shine! Old Town Trolley is the best way to relive history and see the Southernmost City in the country!

Truman Little White House

Since 1890, history has left its mark on the Truman Little White House. Initially, it served as the naval station’s command headquarters during the Spanish-American War, World War I and World War II. In 1946 the historic building first served as the winter White House of President Harry S. Truman and a site for the Cold War response by later presidents. Today, the Truman Little White House is a public, living, Key West museum and is open Memorial Day weekend.

Sails to Rails Museum

A visit to the Sails to Rails Museum is one of the most comprehensive overviews of the Florida Keys and Key West history a visitor can obtain. It is a top attraction in Key West for adults and kids of all ages. Guests to the Sails to Rails Museum will journey through the Age of Sail, a time when tall ships plied the treacherous waters of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico and Florida Keys from the 1500s to early 1900s. These waters were once filled with treasure-laden Spanish Galleons, dreaded pirates, merchant ships and more as the New World made its riches known to all who sailed her waters.

Fury Water Adventures

For almost three decades visitors and locals alike have been choosing Fury Water Adventures as their number one excursion in and on the waters of Key West. Open Memorial Day weekend, choose from underwater explorations on one of Fury’s three catamaran Reef Snorkeling boats, thrills in the air on our Parasailing boats, a chance to see marine life without getting wet on our Glass Bottom Boat, or take in Key West’s famous sunset aboard one of the Sunset Sails or take the Sunset Cruise.

Key West Aquarium

Discover the undersea world at the Key West Aquarium this Memorial Day weekend. A Window of Wonder comes alive as expert guides explain the mysteries of the water surrounding the Florida Keys. During the daily tours, the Key West Aquarium’s collection of sharks, rays and turtles are fed, as guides explain the habits and habitats of these mysterious creatures.

Sunset Celebration at Mallory Square

Celebrate Memorial Day and see the Sunset at Mallory. “See you at Sunset!” This iconic phrase has embodied the spirit and history of Key West since the event took off in the late 1960s! Beginning two hours before sunset, it’s a celebration and view that has captured the love and astonishment of iconic figures from Mark Twain in the 1800s to Tennessee Williams in the late 20th century! The Key West Sunset Celebration invites everyone to partake in watching the glowing pink and red sun sink into the Gulf of Mexico horizon. The nightly festival hosts visitors from all over the world who come to take part in the magicians, jugglers, clowns, psychics, local musicians, artists, and food vendors that combine for an incredible cultural experience. It is a fusion of friends and talents that has captivated tourists and locals alike. This nightly party has everything any local or guest could ever hope to stumble upon. The beauty, sheer history, and pure passion of this event have been immortalized in renowned art, stories, poetry, and photography!

Ghosts & Gravestones

Join your gravedigger guide aboard the “Trolley of the Doomed” for a Memorial Day evening through Key West’s darker side. Ghosts & Gravestones of Key West is open Memorial Day weekend and offers guests an adventure into the strange & macabre past of this Southernmost City.

Conch Tour Train

See the Best on the train tour that’s been entertaining visitors to the Island City of Key West, Florida since 1958. The Conch Train is one of Florida’s most popular attractions and is open Memorial Day weekend. Our expert ‘engineers’ and friendly staff have delighted over 15 million guests with legends such as Ernest Hemingway and lores of this charming tropical paradise. Your tour of Key West will give you a conch’s eye view of all the wonderful Key West attractions. No Key West vacation is complete without The World Famous Conch Tour Train.

Restaurants and Places to Eat Open Memorial Day Weekend

El Meson de Pepe

El Meson de Pepe is a family-owned and operated eating establishment that offers a range of lunch and dinner options for guests in Key West in Florida and is open Memorial Day weekend. It specializes in Cuban cuisine. El Meson de Pepe serves a variety of appetizers, nachos and soups. It offers a range of seafood and chicken items. The restaurant also provides a special children s menu that includes chicken fingers and hamburgers. The restaurant provides Caesar and meson salads. In addition, it serves side orders, beverages, sandwiches and entrees.

Fisherman’s Cafe

Savor timeless favorites like Key West pink shrimp, lobster, and conch this Memorial Day weekend. Fisherman’s Cafe menu features fresh seafood, sandwiches, and American cuisine, offered in a laid-back, casual island setting.

Key West Conch Fritters in Mallory Square

When you visit The Conch Shack this Memorial Day weekend, you’re in for a true Key West experience. Located on the 100-block of the world-famous Duval Street, pull up a stool street side and grab a bite and watch the scenery walk by.

Captain Tony’s Saloon

Favorite watering hole of such legends as Ernest Hemingway, Truman Capote, Tennessee Williams, Shel Silverstein and Jimmy Buffet, Captain Tony’s Saloon is not just a bar it is a piece of living history. A perfect pit stop for your Memorial Day activities in Key West.

Island Dogs Bar

Island Dogs welcomes locals and visitors looking for affordable drinks and hearty yet sophisticated food in a laid-back atmosphere. This Memorial Day weekend, get comfortable indoors, or hang out on the outdoor deck, a prime spot for people-watching.

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