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VISITING KEY WEST IN MAY

May tips, weather, and events

As the weather heats up, so does Key West. The month of May is merry with the Bourbon, Blues, and BBQ festival, a multiday event with live music, delectable barbecue, and cocktail and bartending competitions. Oceans Edge is the perfect place to stay during events like these: our shuttle whisks you to downtown Key West and brings you back to our quiet haven on Stock Island. So, enjoy the happenings and then return for a relaxing evening in your luxurious accommodations. 

May weather in Key West 

  • Average High Air Temp 84.9° F (29.4° C)
  • Average Low Air Temp 75.7° F (24.3° C)
  • Average Water Temp 80.6° F (27° C)
  • Average Rainfall 4.2 inches (10.6 cm)
  • Average Sunset Time 7:56 pm

Top tips for packing your bags in May

  • Summer gear for swimming, plus flip-flops, a hat, and sunscreen
  • Cover-ups and light, long-sleeved shirts for kayaking and paddleboarding

May events and holidays

Eat, drink, and sing along during May’s events:

  • Key West Bourbon, Blues, and BBQ Festival
  • Key West Songwriters Festival
  • Key West Paddle Classic—an annual destination paddleboard race

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