18 December 2017

Distinctive Florida Keys & Key West Events Highlight 2018 Calendar

Providing visitors year-round entertainment, special events and festivals in the Florida Keys & Key West focus on the area’s colorful history, artistic culture and quirky ambiance, as well as celebrating the island chain’s underwater paradise, outdoor adventures and tasty cuisine.
18 December 2017

Attractions, Tours and Accommodations Highlight What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West

The Florida Keys & Key West offer a variety of new and enhanced attractions, accommodations, tours and cultural offerings to entice, intrigue and entertain visitors. Explore the winter 2017-18 highlights here.


 
15 December 2017

State of the Florida Keys Tourism Industry Following Hurricane Irma As of Dec. 15, 2017

Key Largo and Key West were least impacted by Hurricane Irma, as were hotels and businesses on the bayside or gulfside in Islamorada and Marathon. Most tourism infrastructure is largely restored. Visitors can anticipate memorable, quality vacation experiences in most areas of the destination.
14 December 2017

Master Chefs Classic to Blend Cuisine Competition and Key West Flavor

Awards and prizes await winning Florida Keys culinary artists at the annual Master Chefs Classic, but the real winners are the event attendees who sample and savor the dishes presented for judges’ consideration. 
13 December 2017

Florida Keys Sheriff’s Officer Plays Grinch To Issue Motorists Onions Instead of Tickets

Motorists who speed a little bit through selected school zones on the Florida Keys Overseas Highway during the holidays might just get an onion from the Grinch instead of a traffic citation.
13 December 2017

Big Pine & Lower Keys Nautical Expo to Offer Maritime Merchandise Jan. 13-14

Attention, water enthusiasts: boats, motors and nautical items galore are to be available at the 14th annual Big Pine & Lower Keys Nautical Expo. A popular annual “pop-up” outfitter of supplies for a wide variety of water activities, the open-air market is set for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 13-14. 
11 December 2017

Savor Local Seafood and Salute Commercial Fishermen at Key West Festival

Attendees at the 13th annual Florida Keys Seafood Festival scheduled Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 13-14, can celebrate the region’s world-renowned fresh seafood and the commercial fishermen who devote their careers to harvesting it. 
07 December 2017

Warm Weather and Scenic Course Mark 20th Key West Half Marathon

Runners seeking a picturesque warm-weather challenge this winter can find it Sunday, Jan. 14, during an event acclaimed as one of the United States’ leading winter half-marathons.
06 December 2017

Offbeat ‘Drops’ and Fireworks to Mark Florida Keys New Year’s Eve

From beachside fireworks to wacky takeoffs on the traditional ball drop in New York’s Times Square, the Florida Keys offer visitors a wealth of ways to welcome 2018. And because “winter” in the subtropical island chain means balmy breezes rather than blizzards, revelers can leave heavy coats and boots behind as they head out to celebrate wearing light dresses or shorts and sandals.
05 December 2017

Islamorada’s Baygrass Bluegrass Festival to Offer a Well-Strung Weekend Jan. 12-14

Visitors to the Florida Keys in January can delight in the warmer climes, and music lovers can revel in Islamorada’s Baygrass Bluegrass Music Festival set for Friday through Sunday, Jan. 12-14.