16 May 2018

Key West Festival Shines ‘Limelight’ on Key Lime Pie June 30 Through July 4

Almost every traveler to the Florida Keys samples Key lime pie, the island chain’s signature dessert. Visitors can immerse themselves in all things Key lime, including a wacky pie-eating contest and gravity-defying “pie drop,” June 30 through July 4 in the town where the pie was born in the late 1800s.
15 May 2018

Mystery Fest Key West to Celebrate Crime Writers June 22-24

No sleuthing skills are needed to understand why missing Mystery Fest Key West, set for Friday through Sunday, June 22-24, would be downright criminal. Readers and writers seeking clues about crafting and enjoying mystery fiction can meet, interact with and learn from some of America’s most notable authors during the fifth annual Mystery Fest Key West. 
14 May 2018

Key West Songwriters Fest Presents Top Music Makers

The Key West Songwriters Festival wraps up Sunday night after treating music lovers to 50-plus shows featuring some 200 chart-topping hit-makers, talented newcomers and other performing songwriters.
14 May 2018

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Released Off Florida Keys

Hundreds of spectators, including moms with their families, applauded staff of the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital Saturday as they released a 150-pound sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle that has been convalescing at the rescue facility in Marathon.
11 May 2018

Volunteers with Tourism Cares Help Environment, People in the Keys

Some 160 travel industry volunteers from around the country helped Florida Keys organizations Friday to launch “Uniting for Resilient Destinations” for Tourism Cares, an organization that focuses on industry volunteering and charitable giving to travel destinations.
11 May 2018

‘Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!’ Combines Learning on the Water With New Screamin’ Reels Tournament June 22-23

A popular girls' getaway for over 20 years, "Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!" provides female anglers a learn-on-the-water weekend of education combined with a one-day, fun Screamin’ Reels tournament. Events are to be held Friday and Saturday, June 22-23, in the Florida Keys' sport fishing capital of Islamorada.
09 May 2018

Islamorada to Host Historic Ladies Tarpon Fly Tournament June 11-14

Women who love the sport of saltwater fly-fishing in the shallow waters of Islamorada and Florida Bay are naturally attracted to the rich history of the Ladies Tarpon Fly Tournament. Its 41st annual edition is set for Monday through Thursday, June 11-14. 
08 May 2018

Plant a Coral, Restore a Reef During Annual ‘Coralpalooza’ Honoring World Oceans Day

In recognition of World Oceans Day June 8, the Key Largo–based Coral Restoration Foundation is inviting outdoor enthusiasts and recreational divers to Coralpalooza, an annual voluntourism and ocean preservation event set for Friday and Saturday, June 8-9.
08 May 2018

Florida Keys Guitar Festival Presents Three Master Musicians June 15-17

The third annual Florida Keys Guitar Festival is to present classical, contemporary and Latin guitar masters Friday through Sunday, June 15-17, in a series of summer performances for music lovers around the island chain. 
07 May 2018

Quirky Kinetic Sculpture Parade Salutes Renegade Florida Keys Artist

About 20 colorful mobile sculptures, including one spoofing President Donald Trump, entertained onlookers in Key West during a weekend people-powered parade of kinetic creativity.