26 October 2017

Animals, Owners Compete in Fantasy Fest Pet Masquerade

Canines, felines, mammals and cuddly rodents took the stage in Key West during the annual Fantasy Fest Pet Masquerade, a wacky costume competition for barking and meowing revelers and their human companions. 
26 October 2017

Thousands of Bicycling ‘Zombies’ Roam Key West

Several thousand costumed “creatures” pedaled through Key West during the Zombie Bike Ride that concluded the opening weekend of Fantasy Fest, the Florida Keys’ first major special event since Hurricane Irma struck the island chain Sept. 10
19 October 2017

What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West for Fall 2017

Recovery continues in the Florida Keys & Key West after Hurricane Irma’s Sept. 10 passage through the 125-mile-long island chain. Despite the storm, the Florida Keys’ resilience is demonstrated by the number of new and enhanced lodging facilities, attractions and other offerings opening or planned. Here are some highlights of what’s new in the Keys.

18 October 2017

Key West Film Festival Showcases Cinema from Nov. 15-19

Movie aficionados can enjoy more than 30 films from genres including narrative features, documentaries, foreign language, and LGBTQ- and Florida-focused themes during the sixth annual Key West Film Festival.
13 October 2017

South Florida Angler Wins Islamorada All-Tackle Bonefish & Permit Championship

Frank Delucas of Plantation, Florida, was named grand champion among the dozen elite anglers who competed at the Islamorada All-Tackle Bonefish & Permit Championship that ended Oct. 11.
13 October 2017

Super Boat World Championships to Test Racers’ Skill in Key West

High-speed action and high-level competition are to keep spectators’ adrenaline pumping at the Key West World Championships set for Sunday through Sunday, Nov. 5-12.
13 October 2017

Florida Keys Gold Cup Sailfish Championship Kicks Off Nov. 30 with Islamorada Sailfish Tournament

For over 50 years, the Islamorada Sailfish Tournament has marked the start of the renowned triple-crown Florida Keys Gold Cup Sailfish Championship series. This year’s event is to challenge anglers Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 30 through Dec. 3.
13 October 2017

Sugarloaf Showdown to Lure Anglers to Lower Keys Nov. 2-4

Anglers are to pit their skills against the Lower Florida Keys’ wiliest in-water inhabitants during the fourth annual Sugarloaf Showdown, a fundraising fishing tournament scheduled Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 2-4.
10 October 2017

Lavish Parade to Highlight Key West’s Fantasy Fest Oct. 28

Spectators can marvel at huge and extravagant floats, masked and costumed characters, and elaborately garbed marching groups Saturday, Oct. 28, during the Bud Light Fantasy Fest Parade through Key West’s historic downtown. 
09 October 2017

Key West’s Headdress Ball Set to Dazzle Audiences Oct. 26

Merrymakers can show off their most creative, extravagant and colorful masks and headdress regalia at the 35th annual Headdress Ball set for Thursday, Oct. 26, at the new Key West Amphitheater at Truman Waterfront Park.