11 June 2018

HEMINGWAY DAYS 2018 Schedule of Events July 17-22

Hemingway Days 2018 Schedule of Events
08 June 2018

Key West Tops TripAdvisor's 'Most Excellent Cities' Listings

Key West has been named number one among the Most Excellent Cities Overall to travel worldwide and the Most Excellent Cities for Restaurants by TripAdvisor, one of the world’s top travel planning and booking sites.
05 June 2018

Plumb Crazy Team Wins Lower Keys Dolphin Tournament

Team Plumb Crazy scored a 34.5-pound dolphin fish to take first place in the 25th annual Big Pine & Lower Keys Dolphin Tournament that ended June 3.
04 June 2018

Hemingway 5k Sunset Run/Walk and Paddleboard Race Set for July 21 in Key West

Ernest Hemingway’s sporting lifestyle is to inspire athletes on land and water in Key West, the island where the legendary writer lived during the 1930s. The Hemingway 5k Sunset Run/Walk and Paddleboard Race are to challenge competitors Saturday, July 21 — the 119th anniversary of Hemingway’s birth. 
01 June 2018

Updated and New Accommodations, Expanded Airlift and Fun Excursions Highlight What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West

New and fully renovated properties, including the Florida Keys’ first luxury-inclusive adults-only resort, are soon to be unveiled in the island chain. New airlift into Key West International Airport also is on the horizon, with seasonal service to launch this summer from Texas. Also, United Airlines is to expand service to Key West from New Jersey this fall and from Chicago this winter.
31 May 2018

Key West Marlin Tournament Pits Anglers Against ‘Big Game’ July 18-21

Legendary author Ernest Hemingway fished for “big game” in Key West waters during the 1930s, and contemporary anglers can follow his lead Wednesday through Saturday, July 18-21.
31 May 2018

Look-Alikes to Compete ‘Ernestly’ During Key West’s Hemingway Days

Just as swallows fly to Capistrano each year, flocks of stocky white-bearded Ernest Hemingway look-alikes make an annual pilgrimage to Key West. Spectators can applaud their favorites Thursday through Saturday, July 19-21, as 125 or more aspiring “Ernests” compete in the annual Hemingway® Look-Alike Contest. 
30 May 2018

Hemingway Days to Celebrate Literary Legend July 17-22 in Key West

Ernest Hemingway fans can celebrate the late author’s literary accomplishments and colorful Key West lifestyle Tuesday through Sunday, July 17-22. The 38th annual Hemingway Days festivities salute the legacy of the Nobel Prize winner who lived and wrote on the island for most of the 1930s.  
29 May 2018

Florida Keys Tourism Rebounds with New and Refreshed Resorts, New Airlift

The Keys are to unveil 1,500 “new” rooms to their lodging inventory as the destination continues to unveil new and fully refurbished properties. The Keys’ first luxury-inclusive, adults-only resort is to debut in late fall.
25 May 2018

Sailors to Get ‘That Sinking Feeling’ in Key West’s Madcap Minimal Regatta

Some get “that sinking feeling” before leaving the dock, while others capsize somewhere along the course. A hardy few actually manage to stay afloat — but whatever the fate of their favorites, spectators can anticipate silliness and seafaring spirit Sunday, May 27, during the 27th annual Schooner Wharf Minimal Regatta.