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.
14 September 2018

Revelry to Rule at Key West’s Fantasy Fest Masquerade March

According to fictional sleuth Sherlock Holmes, “The game’s afoot.” Thousands of costumed revelers are to prove that the game-playing is indeed “afoot” in Key West Friday, Oct. 26, during the Masquerade March that begins at the local cemetery.
14 September 2018

‘Zombies’ on Wheels to Prowl Key West Oct. 21

Several thousand eerily costumed zombies, best known as “the walking dead,” are to abandon pedestrian power for bicycles Sunday, Oct. 21, during Key West’s offbeat annual Zombie Bike Ride.
14 September 2018

Key West’s Glamorous Headdress Ball to Entertain Revelers Oct. 25

Combining entertainment and creative rivalry, Key West’s Headdress Ball typically dazzles audiences with contestants’ flamboyant masks and outrageous headdress regalia. The 36th annual ball is set for 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Key West Amphitheater at Truman Waterfront Park.
14 September 2018

Veteran New York Angler Wins Robert-James Sales S.L.A.M. in Key West

Jim Bokor Jr. of Buffalo, New York, earned the title of grand champion angler at the Robert-James Sales S.L.A.M. Tournament that ended Sept. 9 in the Florida Keys.