Mallory Square, Key West

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    Sunset Celebration Artist

    by Dutchnatasja Written Mar 31, 2006

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    One of the artists is Will Soto. For me, he was one of the faces of the Sunset celebration. His performance was always fantastic. Many of you don't get the change to see him, because he's retired since April 1, 2006.

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    Mallory Square - Be Sure to Check it Out

    by ksfmom Written Jun 22, 2005

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    When in Key West you must take in the Sunset Celebration at Mallory Square at least once! There are a number of performers and vendors that set up in the area and it makes for an entertaining start to any evening. We saw everything from an escape artist to a street preacher to trained cats! Our cab driver from the airport advised us to start checking out the acts nearest the Hilton, as they are usually the most popular acts. We found this to be true, as the "performing cats" were in this location. Amazing and a little bizarre! We also learned that all of the arts/crafts were locally made. All in all, a definite must-see attraction!

    Sunset at Mallory Square
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    Mallory Square

    by goingsolo Updated Apr 28, 2005

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    Mallory Square appears to be a cul de sac of brightly colored shops, food stands and the aquarium thrown in to round things out. But, like most places in Key West, it is an area rich in history and one with a lot of meaning for Keys residents.

    Mallory Square was once the gathering place of pirates and, later, in a spirit of "not in my backyard" campaigning, the place for anti-pirate demonstrations. It was also used as the assembly point for US soldiers for 4 separate wars.

    But Mallory Square is most known for the fabulous Key West sunsets that can be viewed from this point. Again steeped in history and tradition, many locals and tourists gather at Mallory Square at dusk to watch the sunset and to celebrate the end of yet another day in Paradise, as the locals put it. During this nightly sunset celebration, artists and street performers are on hand to witness the festivities.

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    by starbreeze7 Updated Jan 13, 2005

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    Man..those people who live there must have an awesome view of the sunset everyday! I am so jealous!

    during the day the square is full of tourist and locals alike, I'd think. The waters are really nice and beautiful reflected on a good day, and there's always the ship and people to check out.

    This square is really quite pretty and definitely worth a visit!

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    Mallory Square

    by paulapes Written May 31, 2003

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    Mallory Square is one of Key West's famous spots to gather. It's located at the end of Duval Street and at dusk there are many street performers and people gathered there for fun and the daily Sunset Celebration.

    This is a pic of the Square during the day.

    A quiet Mallory Square!
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    Sculpture Garden

    by hayward68 Written Sep 29, 2002

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    Not sure of actual name of this but it has this large sculpture of wreckers and also pillars with busts of people associated with Key West. The pillars have plaques which tell the history of each person as well.

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    Very Eccentric

    by amybrooke Written Oct 17, 2005

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    Alot going on here especially at sunset. There is an ecclectic group of people who perform here every night.

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    Sculpture Garden

    by eahollin Written Dec 14, 2004

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    Near the Shipwreck Historeum, there is a little "garden" with busts of important Key West historical figures. My wife loves this guy!

    Lisa and Her Pal, Harry
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    Mallory Square

    by eahollin Written Dec 14, 2004

    This place was pretty cool. They have a "Sunset Celebration" here every single night. Lots of local vendors and entertainers set up their little carts and tables just before the celebration begins.

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    Food, Fun & History

    by jelw Written Dec 1, 2004

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    Located at Mallory square is Pepe's. You can dine inside or al fresco, I suggest the later. This way you can be a part of the experience that is Mallory Square.

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    Historic Memorial Sculpture Graden

    by cobrioc Updated Dec 5, 2002

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    Ernest Hemingway's bust in the Key West Historic Memorial Sculpture Garden, on Front Street near Mallory Square.

    Ernest Hemingway

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    MALLORY SQUARE

    by Helga67 Written Feb 25, 2003

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    In the evening, the spectacular sunset is celebrated at Mallory Square, where entertaining street performers and vendors gather as long as the weather permits (which is most of the time).

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    Mallory Square.

    by nuker Written Sep 7, 2002

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    Great place to watch the sunset and people watch. In Key West, everybody stops and watches the sun set. Make sure you grab a good seat and a drink!

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    Mallory Square

    by hayward68 Written Sep 29, 2002

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    Great place to pick up souvenirs, eat, drink, check out museums and pick up the trolley car tours. There’s all kinds of stalls selling interesting items like sea sponges.

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