Where To Party in Key West: A Simple Guide

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Key West is famous for its nightlife. Known for having a scene like no other, Key West is truly a gem of an island serving you up gorgeous weather, stunning beaches, of course, endless fun. People from all walks of life visit this island of paradise year-round to indulge in the city’s delight; immersing themselves in the island’s culture, booze, and then some. 

Finding a party in Key West is the easy part, however, with so many options where do you even begin? Well, you’re in luck! Here is our simple guide to the best scenes Key West has to offer.

Where To Party In Key West

If you want to party in Key West, where should you go? Here are the best spots.

On The Pier: Sunset Pier 

Sunset Pier is a classic bar in Key West located on the pier at the Ocean Key Resort and Spa. Treat yourself to some of the most exciting drinks and delicious food while taking in the gorgeous weather and oceanside breeze. If you could only go to one bar on the pier, Sunset Pier is the bar to visit!

Live Entertainment: Sloppy Joe’s

After soaking up some sun on the pier, head over to Duval Street and pop in at Sloppy Joe’s, the most famous bar Key West has to offer! Whatever music you’re in the mood for, you’ll get your fill and some great booze at that. Sloppy Joe’s never disappoints. 

Happy Hour: Lazy Gecko

The evening has only just begun! Sloppy Joe’s had some amazing tunes, but now it’s time to drink! Happy hour anyone? Lazy Gecko is where to get your second round or third, no one is counting! Grab yourself a 2-for-1 at Lazy Gecko from 5 to 8 pm, the perfect pre-game or “game” for your evening’s festivities. 

Dive Bar: Chart Room At Pier House

The night’s not over just yet, where to next? Dive bars, of course. And Chart Room at Pier House is the ultimate dive bar in all of Key West! Known as the hidden gem of the island, Chart Room at Pier House cannot be missed. 

Grab A Bite: Fisherman’s Cafe

Weh, what a night! Is anyone hungry? Don’t settle for just any late-night bite, Fisherman’s Cafe is where you’ll satisfy that craving. This spot has the best local seafood and sandwiches you’ll find yourself dreaming of post-vacation. 

The Best Parties In Key West Are On A Party Boat

That’s our list! We imagine you’ll be soon perusing the city’s piers and boardwalks in search of the spectacular festivities the city is famous for, these spots can’t be missed! 

However, a party in Key West is not complete without a party boat! You get Key West’s gorgeous beach at your fingertips, your own private party right above the sea, and when you’re ready, the nightlife on the pier and Duval Street.  

Wanna know more? We got you covered! Key West Party Boats is the go-to for party boats. Contact us and we’ll get you sorted from there!

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Public Day Cruises

Bring your friends and family onboard on our custom booze cruise! There are a range of activities to choose from. Allow Key West Party Boat to plan a unique and enjoyable vacation, birthday party, bachelorette party, even a company event or any other occasion. We’re here to make your party fun and memorable!

We are currently BYOB. Just show up with your drinks and get ready to party!

Whether you're planning a party or just want to get a group together—our private party boat rentals are a perfect way to get people together for a great time.

If you have custom requests or ideas let us know! We are flexible and do everything we can to make your time with us the best possible!

*Please note captain's fees are paid separately on the day of*