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Key West Sunset Celebration at Mallory Square

The Mallory Square Sunset Celebration is one of Key West’s most well-known attractions. Originally begun in the late 1960s as a stoned-out hippie ritual, the gathering of locals and visitors to enjoy the unobstructed sunset view from Mallory Pier is now an island institution that draws thousands every evening. Mallory Square has been a hub of commercial activity in Key West since the 1820s and is loaded with history. Over two hundred years ago, pirates anchored in waters off the shoreline that later became the Key West Harbor and site of the commercial plaza and warehouse district named after Stephen Russell Mallory, a United States Senator in the 1850s and the youngest son of the first European female settler in Key West.

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