Florida Keys in September

Labor Day typically signifies the conclusion of summer, but that doesn’t mean the fun ends in the Florida Keys!  Throughout the entire month these chains of islands are packed full of fun events that’ll make you feel like summer never ends.  From Labor Day weekend festivals to exciting fishing tournaments there’s so much to do in the Keys during September and staying at Big Pine Key Resort is the best place to experience it all.

Labor Day Weekend Festivities

Kick your September off right with a festival brewing with so much fun!  From September 1st – 5th, experience some of Key West’s best attractions while being able to sample over 150 different beers and ales during Key West BrewFest.  With different brew-focused dinners, pool parties, brunches, and a large tasting festival taking place that Saturday, there are so many ways to celebrate the weekend during this fun festival.  If, however, you are looking for a more family centered experience then checking out Key Wests Old Town Trolley Tours may be a perfect fit.  By hoping on board, you can experience many of Key West’s best site seeing attractions like the Key West Aquarium, the Shipwreck Museum, and even the historic Truman Little White House.  You and your family can see all that makes Key West so unique!

May the Best Fisherman Win!

Of course, for so many the main reason to even visit the Florida Keys is to take advantage of the beautiful ocean waters that surround them and to try and reel in some of the finest fish around.  If fishing is what you love to do and you want to try putting your skills up against others, then there are two tournaments in September you must check out!  On September 18th in Islamorada, the Herman Lucerne Memorial Backcountry Fishing Championship will take place.  Focused on targeting multiple species of fish only in the boundaries of the Everglades National Park and with 22 individual categories up for grabs, this one-day event is one you won’t want to miss.  Of course, putting your fishing talents to the test for a good cause is something everyone can get behind, so from September 23rd – 25th, Take Stock in Children Backcountry Challenge that will take place in Key Largo.  With coveted trophies, an auction show case, and a Sunday evening dinner with proceeds being sent to support local vocational scholarships for children of all ages in the Upper Keys, this an event where everyone can win!

Big Pine Key Resort is Where It’s At!

Sun Beach - Big Pine Key Fishing LodgeWhatever you plan to do this September in the Keys, you can bet that staying at Big Pine Key Resort is your best bet.  With it being one of the more centrally located Islands along the Keys, using Big Pine Key as your home base while you explore everything the Keys has to offer is a slam dunk.  And if you’re just looking to stay in one place and soak up as much relaxation as possible, then you can’t go wrong with this place.  With so much natural beauty that surrounds the resort you’ll find it so easy to get lost in all its wonder.  So this September, grab your bags and fishing pole and make your way down to book at Big Pine Key Resort to get the best experience in the Keys possible!