When you visit Key West and stay at The Paradise Inn, you’re just a few minutes away from Mallory Square, a staple of Key West. Visitors and locals alike spend a lot of time in Mallory Square because there is such a variety of entertainment. Watch the sunset, go on a tour, shop around, and eat at delicious restaurants – the possibilities are endless! All of that plus the amazing weather, palm trees, and sea breeze, you’re bound to have a memorable afternoon doing all the things there is to do in Mallory Square.

The 4 Best Things to Do in Mallory Square

You’re sure to have a blast when you go to Mallory Square, no matter what time of the day. Bask in beautiful views of the ocean and enjoy waterfront restaurants and shops, and best of all, the nightly festivals to watch the sunset. We created a list of the things you can’t miss when you go. Learn about what things to do in Mallory Square below!


  1. Shopping: There are plenty of shops in Mallory Square, so make sure to leave some room in your suitcase! Head to shops like Diamonds International, Lilly Pulitzer, Mel Fisher’s Treasures, Tervis, and many more. You’re sure to find clothes, gifts, knick-knacks, or new additions to your home when you shop in Mallory Square.
  2. Restaurants: Satisfying restaurants are all over Mallory Square with all different kinds of cuisine – American, Mexican, seafood, pizza, and more. Check out restaurants like Duetto, A&B Lobster House, and Two Friends Patio Restaurant
  3. Sunset Celebration: Locals and visitors gather at Mallory Square to attend the nightly festival called Sunset Celebration. Watch the beautiful sunset fade into the horizon over the Gulf of Mexico and enjoy lots of entertainment as well!
  4. Watch performers: During the Sunset Celebration, performers come out and showcase their talent. Watch jugglers, live music, comedy shows, stunt performers, and local vendors show off their talents. It’s a memorable experience and the perfect place to get some great photos!

Hotels Near Mallory Square: The Paradise Inn

The Paradise Inn is a place for total relaxation and a memorable vacation. We are located minutesA Photo of a Guest Room at The Paradise Inn away from Mallory Square, making the trek a perfect morning, afternoon, or evening walk. Our prime location, our sparkling pool, our beautiful guest rooms, and our excellent staff is what sets us apart from other hotels in the area. Book a room with us today by calling 877-819-4622.