35th Annual Hemingway Days Festival

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35th Annual Hemingway Days Festival

Wally Collins holds a bust of Ernest Hemingway after winning the 2014 “Papa” Hemingway Look-Alike Contest, at Sloppy Joe’s Bar in Key West, Fla.

35th ANNUAL HEMINGWAY DAYS SET FOR JULY 21-26
One of Key West’s most popular events, Hemingway Days Festival brings thousands of Ernest Hemingway fans (and look-a-likes) to the Southernmost City.

Scheduled events include a look-alike contest for stocky white-bearded men resembling Hemingway, readings and book signings, an awards ceremony for the renowned literary competition directed by author and Hemingway granddaughter Lorian Hemingway, a commemoration of the 116th anniversary of Ernest’s July 21 birth, a museum exhibit of rare Hemingway memorabilia, a zany “Running of the Bulls” and a three-day marlin tournament recalling Hemingway’s devotion to the deep-sea sport.

To learn more, visit: Hemingway Days Festival

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