Gather on the Harbor Walk plaza at Greene and Elizabeth St. to best see the official lighting of the 2023 Key West “Harbor Walk of Lights” with lights and creative displays reflecting the “Maritime History of Key West.” The Key West “Harbor Walk of Lights” stays lit nightly through New Year’s Eve, stretching along the Key West Historic Seaport and Key West Bight Marina.
Wednesday, Nov. 22 – Free
The Lighting of the 2023 “Harbor Walk of Lights”
Lights come on at 6:00pm, holiday music starts at 5:00pm
This year featuring a SPECIAL Holiday display as a heartfelt salute to Jimmy Buffett!
LOCATION: The Harbor Walk plaza at Greene and Elizabeth St. for the best view. Enjoy creative holiday displays and thousands of lights honoring the “Maritime History of Key West”.
The Key West “Harbor Walk of Lights” traditional main features will light up that night, including the 20’ Fishing Buoy Tree, a 16’ Nautical Christmas Tree and the original Key West Lobster Trap Tree.
The official lighting is at 6pm, but at 5pm classic holiday music will start to fill the air. And for this SPECIAL year, Holiday music from Jimmy Buffett’s 2 Christmas albums will be mixed in with the traditional Christmas classics.
Stroll along the water’s edge for a merry infusion of colorful lights and nautical holiday displays. See light sculptures of ship’s anchors, tropical birds, tropical fish, a flock of pink flamingos, jolly pelicans, merry manatees, animated sea turtles and dancing dolphins, and even a festive moray eel, all under brightly lit holiday palm trees!
And with 3 blocks of sparkling holiday lights and displays around the Key West Bight Marina and Historic Seaport, the 2023 Key West “Harbor Walk of Lights” is destined to bring miles of holiday smiles to our One Human Family of visitors and locals alike.