25 September 2018

Fur to Fly in Key West During Fantasy Fest Pet Masquerade

Dressed-up dogs, costumed cats, bright-plumed birds and other domestic pets and their people can unleash their“animal magnetism” before more than 2,000 spectators at the wacky Pet Masquerade, a highlight of Key West’s Oct. 19-28 Fantasy Fest.
24 September 2018

Florida Keys Ocean Festival to Celebrate Marine Environment Dec. 1

Attendees at the eighth annual Florida Keys Ocean Festival can celebrate the island chain's vibrant marine environment outdoors in Islamorada with live music, artistry, kids' activities, educational exhibits and more.
20 September 2018

Key West Business Guild Celebrates 40 Years of Serving LGBTQ Visitors

The Key West Business Guild, one of the oldest gay business associations in the United States, this year marks its 40th anniversary of serving LGBTQ travelers to Key West — a subtropical island that welcomes approximately 300,000 LGBTQ visitors each year. 
20 September 2018

World Championship Powerboat Races to Roar Into Key West Nov. 4-11

Fans of adrenaline, speed and skill are to gather in Key West, sometimes called the Indianapolis of the offshore powerboat racing circuit, Nov. 4-11 for the 38th annual competition to crown the world’s top teams.
19 September 2018

Florida Keys Tourism Rebounds with Fresh New Resorts, New Airlift

Almost a year after Hurricane Irma passed through the Florida Keys, Hawks Cay Resort, one of the Florida Keys’ largest properties, has reopened following a $50 million renovation.
19 September 2018

Sugarloaf Showdown to Lure Anglers to Lower Keys Nov. 1-3

Anglers are to pit their skills against the Lower Florida Keys’ wiliest in-water inhabitants during the Sugarloaf Showdown, a fundraising fishing tournament scheduled Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 1-3.
18 September 2018

All-New Accommodations and Offerings Among What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West

New offerings awaiting visitors to the Florida Keys & Key West this fall include mermaid and flamingo adventures, a Keyswide sculpture trail and a marine science experience. In addition, Hawks Cay Resort has reopened after a $50 million refurbishmentand the Florida Keys’ largest recreational vehicle resortis once again welcoming visitors. 

18 September 2018

Pause for the Claws at Stone Crab Eating Contest Nov. 10

Jumpstarting the Florida Keys’ seven-month stone crab harvest season is a much-anticipated munch-a-thon — the eighth annual Stone Crab Claw Eating Contest for amateur eaters set for Saturday, Nov. 10, in Marathon.  
18 September 2018

Cheeca Lodge All American Backcountry Tournament Set for Nov. 8-10

In recognition of Veteran’s Day, anglers from across the country are to unite with war heroes to pursue some of the world’s most elusive game fish for trophies and prizes during the annual Cheeca Lodge All American Backcountry Tournament. Events are scheduled Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 8-10, in Islamorada.
17 September 2018

More Than 350 Swimmers Compete in Open-Water Florida Keys Race

Over 350 national and international participants competed in calm, clear waters off the Florida Keys Saturday during the Swim for Alligator Lighthouse, an eight-mile open-water challenge.