15 August 2018

Key West’s Exotic Fantasy Fest to Celebrate ‘Games We Play’ Oct. 19-28

Revelers can expect a “monopoly” on high-energy fun Friday, Oct. 19, through Sunday, Oct. 28, as Key West’s annual Fantasy Fest puts a playful spin on masking and costuming festivities. The 2018 festival is themed “Oh … The Games We Play!” and features 10 days of masquerade balls, elaborate costume contests, parties and fanciful frolics, all climaxing in a grand parade set for Saturday, Oct. 27. 
15 August 2018

Florida Keys & Key West Unveils Value-Added ‘ValuCation’ Program

The Florida Keys tourism council is launching a value-added ValueCation program for travelers to the Florida Keys & Key West.
08 August 2018

81-Mile Sculpture Trail Enhances Florida Keys Cultural Scene

The Florida Keys’ cultural offerings, ranging from a lively visual arts scene to vibrant theater and musical events, provide visitors an intriguing contrast to the island chain’s water-related and environmental activities. In late July, those offerings were augmented by the debut of the 81-mile Florida Keys Sculpture Trail.
02 August 2018

Newly Redesigned Hawks Cay Resort to Host ‘Heroes Salute’ Tribute During Labor Day Weekend

A “heroes in action” Labor Day weekend at the renovated Hawks Cay Resort, Villas and Marina is to honor men and women members of the military, fire rescue, police, and medical personnel. The 10th annual Heroes Salute tribute event is scheduled Friday through Sunday, Aug. 31 through Sept. 2.
01 August 2018

Florida Keys’ Redbone Trilogy Tournaments Blend Angling Challenge and Vital Cause

Anglers who participate in the popular Redbone Trilogy of Florida Keys fishing tournaments can enjoy tough competition, warm camaraderie and the chance to help “catch the cure for cystic fibrosis.”
26 July 2018

Capture, Clean and Cook Your Own Lionfish at Key Largo Derby Sept. 14-16

Reef Environmental Education Foundation is to present the final leg of its 2018 Florida Lionfish Derby Series Friday through Sunday, Sept. 14-16, at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park in Key Largo.
26 July 2018

Key West BrewFest ‘On Tap’ for Labor Day Weekend

Those who love lager or revere beer can indulge their cravings over Labor Day weekend during the annual Key West BrewFest scheduled Thursday, Aug. 30, through Monday, Sept. 3.
23 July 2018

Angler From Mexico Wins Del Brown Permit Tournament in Florida Keys

José Ucan of Punta Allen, Mexico, caught and released six permit to earn the title of grand champion angler at the 2018 Del Brown Permit Tournament that ended July 18.
23 July 2018

‘Paved For’ Wins Key West Marlin Tournament

Paved For added a 23.1-pound wahoo Saturday to a blue marlin release on Friday and a 17.6-pound dolphin catch Thursday to take top honors at the Havana Club Key West Marlin Tournament in the Florida Keys.
23 July 2018

Ernest Hemingway Look-Alikes Vie at Key West Festival

Almost 150 bearded, portly men are gathered in Key West to prove their resemblance to legendary author Ernest Hemingway, as they compete in the 38th annual Hemingway Look-Alike Contest that began Thursday night.