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The Ultimate Guide to Key West Nightlife

Photo of Friends Enjoying Key West Nightlife
Photo of Friends Enjoying Key West Nightlife

Key West has some of the best nightlife, which you will surely want to enjoy while on vacation. There are many hidden gems and niches that are perfect for you and your friends, family, or significant other to enhance your well-deserved night out on the town. Whether you want to enjoy some alcoholic beverages in a unique area or explore Mallory Square and see how it looks at night, our guide to Key West Nightlife will make sure that you have the time of your life throughout your vacation.

The Top 3 Things to Do in Key West at Night

With sunsets, warm weather, sea breezes, and plenty of entertainment, the nightlife in Key West will definitely be one of the highlights of your trip. Best of all, the most fun things to do are all near your stay at NYAH! To learn more about the top three things to do in Key West at night, continue reading below.

Sunset Celebration

The Key West Sunset Celebration is an iconic celebration that visitors and locals all take part in. Crowds gather at this nightly festival and enjoy all sorts of entertainment: magicians, jugglers, clowns, psychics, local musicians, artists, and food vendors. There are plenty of bars, like Sunset Pier and Galleon Tiki Bar, where you can enjoy delicious drinks and watch the beautiful colors of the sunset fade into the horizon. 

Happy Hour

A multitude of bars offer a wonderful happy hour, where you and your group can enjoy tropical drinks, delicious seafood, and classic American appetizers. Happy hours typically end at 7 p.m., so it’s the perfect thing to do before finding a nightclub or heading out to a formal dinner. Two of the best restaurants and bars for happy hour are Conch Republican Seafood Company and Alonzo’s Oyster Bar.

Live Entertainment

Live music is always a fun way to start the night. Plenty of restaurants host live bands where you can sing and dance along while enjoying drinks, appetizers, or entrees. Country, rock, punk, and blues music blares throughout Duval Street, so even if you’re walking by, you can make time to sing along! Sloppy Joe’s, Green Parrot Bar, and Smokin’ Tuna Saloon are known for their awesome live entertainment. 

Duval Street Key West Hotels: NYAH

If you’re interested in Key West nightlife, NYAH is the place you’ll want to come back to after a night outPhoto of NYAH Guest Room in Key West and the place you’ll want to wake up at. Our adults-only hotel is the perfect place to relax during the day before a big night out on the popular Duval Street. The best part is that we are just a few minutes’ walk away from all of the things you’ll want to do in Key West at night (and throughout the day)! To book one of our beautiful rooms, visit us online.

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