Friday Night Community Fish Fry– Friday, Nov. 25 5:30 – 9:30 pm at Stock Island Village Marina | FREE Admission - Family FriendlyA time-honored island tradition, the Friday night community fish fry (like one might find in the Bahamas or Turks and Caicos) celebrates the catch of the day with locals and travelers shoulder to shoulder at colorful picnic tables. Bring your appetite for a variety of reasonably priced fresh Seafood, Jamaican, Caribbean & Cuban-influenced cuisine. Wear your dancing shoes for great live island music from the Bahamas Village Social club. There will be beer by Shipyard and rum punch by local Key West Distilling along with lots of kid’s activities. Local vendors will be offering their handcrafted wares (perfect for your early holiday shopping) and many Stock Island businesses will be showcased including deck tours on General Patton's sailboat the SV When & If. FIND OUT MORE…Discover Stock Island Saturday, Nov. 26 10:00 am – 5:00 pm; Island-wide (Free to participate) Discover Stock Island is a free public event on Saturday, Nov. 26 between the hours of 10 am – 5 pm. Businesses, restaurants, galleries and attractions will host open houses with specials. Visitors will pick up a Stock Island pirate map (or use the phone map) with the participating locations marked and will tour stock island at their leisure via trolleys and bike rentals. They may pick a track, if they wish, specially prepared for art lovers, history buffs, families, or foodies, etc. Guests will ‘find treasure’ along the way for a chance to win prizes. See full list of participants below. FIND OUT MORE…Taste of Stock Island Saturday, Nov. 26 5:30 am – 7:30 pmThis ticketed, signature event will offer the very best food and beverage that Stock Island has to offer. Guests will meet for a short trolley ride to Stock Island. They will experience six stops offering specially chosen small plates and beverage pairings and meet local chefs, owners, artists, musicians and other colorful characters that make up Stock Island. Croissants de France and Le Bistro, Roostica Wood- Fire Pizzeria, Yahman's Authentic Jamaican Jerk Shack, Hogfish Bar & Grill, Lost Kitchen Supper Club Key West, FishBusterz Retail Seafood Market, Key West Distilling, Shipyard Brewing Company, Boathouse Brewery & Prestige Imports .$75/per person. Limited to 35 per trolley.Stock Rock & Roll Bike Brunch Ride (Free to participate) Sunday, Nov. 27 10 am – 1 pm. Bring your bike or rent one from We Cycle to experience this one-of-a-kind ride around Stock Island. You can visit as many Stock Island Bars/Restaurants as you like and at your own pace. Many will offer special brunch menu items & pricing and live music. Other attractions will be open, as well. Some short, 45 minute guided history tours offered will be offered at 10 and 11 am departing from We Cycle.
The I Love Stock Island Festival is a city-wide event Thanksgiving weekend, November 25-27, 2016 celebrating the heritage and history of Stock Island. Not limited to any one specific venue or happening, guests are invited to experience three full days of free & ticketed events showcasing Stock Island’s culinary, entertainment, artistic, cultural & historic gems.
Instructions: Click on an event you’re interested in for more information. If it’s something you’d like to do, navigate to the registration options and put a quantity in your basket. Click register. The next screen will ask if you’d like to cancel, add another reservation or check out. If you want to keep ‘shopping’ for events, select the ‘add another reservation’ and you can put as many events into your cart as you’d like. In the end when you’re ready to check out, you’ll have an itinerary of events and activities for your I Love Stock Island Festival experience.