The 30th annual meeting of the Parrot Heads is on for November 2 - 6 in Key West, and here at 24 North Hotel we’re always excited to play host to you diehard Jimmy Buffett fans. All of Key West will be shaking up margaritas, as will our poolside restaurant and bar Toasted Coconut and our Cuban-inspired Republica Bar & Lounge.
Here we’ve rounded up the events you can’t miss during Meeting of the Minds 2022.
Meeting of the Minds Mini-Mart and Merch Table
The Merch Table at the Pavilion and Mini-Mart are open daily throughout the festival. Get outfitted in Parrot Head gear to enjoy the rest of the festivities. The Mini-Mart will also feature live musical performances throughout the day.
Pirates & Poets
Dedicated to introducing up-and-coming independent artists, musicians, and songwriters to new fans, Pirates & Poets presents two days of performances during Meeting of the Minds. Check out the indie artists on the Blue Chair Bay Pier Stage on Wed. Nov. 2 (12 - 3:45 p.m.) and Sun. Nov. 6 (10 a.m. - 1 p.m.).
Girls Just Wanna Have Rum
Country music star Coley McCabe hosts this popular annual event on Wed. Nov. 2 (7:30 - 11 p.m.), where female Trop Rock artists take the Beach Stage for a night of performances. This year’s lineup includes artists Nadirah Shakoor, Clair Wright, Erica Sunshine Lee, and Heather Vidal.
Local charity The Zonta Club of Key West is hosting their annual 5K/10K Run/Walk on Sat. Nov. 5 (7:30 a.m.) to raise money for preventative measures for breast cancer in women in the Lower Keys. Walk off those margaritas for a good cause, and make sure to register ahead. Meeting of the Minds offers several charitable opportunities throughout the event. See the full list here.
At its root, Meeting of the Minds is all about the music. A stellar lineup of the top musicians in Reggae and Trop Rock take the Beach Stage daily. Standout acts include Desperados Eagles Tribute Band (Wed. Nov. 2, 5:45 p.m.); Jimmy Buffett’s lead guitarist as part of The Peter Mayer Group (Thurs. Nov. 3, 6 p.m.); Billboard Hot 100 band Sister Hazel (Thurs. Nov. 3, 7:45 p.m.); Jimmy & The Parrots playing Buffett and other beachy cover songs (Thurs. Nov. 3, 9:30 p.m.); iTunes Country chart topper Niko Moon (Fri. Nov. 4, 8:45 p.m.); five-time Billboard Reggae chart-topper Mishka (Sat. Nov. 5, 5:15 p.m.); and Grammy-nominated Gramps Morgan (Sat. Nov. 5, 9 p.m.).
Join us in Key West where, as Jimmy says, “ocean is the only medication.” 24 North Hotel is located at the point of entry to Key West and convenient to everything in Old Town and across the island. Guests have access to our complimentary shuttle services to and from Old Town, plus live music seven nights a week, on-site dining options, and a concierge to curate personalized experiences just for you. See which of our special offers work for you.