23 April 2019

Afro Roots Fest to Celebrate World Music in Islamorada and Key Largo

Music and culture are to take center stage for Upper Keys audiences during the annual Afro Roots Fest, set for May 26 in Islamorada and June 29 in Key Largo. The festival spotlights acclaimed performers from the Caribbean, the Americas and Africa during events that transcend genre and appeal to a wide range of listeners.
23 April 2019

Literary Landmarks Showcase Key West’s Creative Heritage

For more than three-quarters of a century, Key West has been a haven and an inspiration for some of the United States’ most influential writers. While the late Ernest Hemingway, Tennessee Williams and Robert Frost no longer stroll the streets, visitors can view a wealth of literary landmarks and sites that recall their presence and showcase the island’s importance in the literary world.
19 April 2019

Connect & Protect: Eco-Friendly Elements in the Florida Keys

It’s easy to “unplug” in the Florida Keys & Key West. But a visit to the Keys is also a memorable experience for travelers seeking to “Connect & Protect” with the matchless and precious environment — the southernmost islands of the continental United States.
19 April 2019

Minimal Regatta to Maximize Fun in Key West May 26

Boats made of thin plywood and duct tape don’t sound very seaworthy, but they’re the only vessels allowed in the 28th annual Schooner Wharf Minimal Regatta, expected to provide maximum merriment for spectators Sunday, May 26.
09 April 2019

Celebratory Florida Keys Events Highlight Second Half of 2019

The second six months of each year in the Florida Keys & Key West are always festive, with lively and offbeat events throughout the 125-mile-long island chain. There are always only-in-the Keys activities for visitors eager to enjoy marine life and the unique environment, fresh dock-to-dish seafood and luscious cuisine and the engagingly laid-back atmosphere of the Keys.
08 April 2019

Paddle Classic to Feature 12-Mile Race Around Key West

Watersports enthusiasts on paddleboards and other self-propelled watercraft can race around the continental United States’ southernmost island during the annual Key West Paddle Classic. The challenge highlights a long weekend of action-oriented events scheduled Thursday through Sunday, May 2-5. 
05 April 2019

Key West’s Truman Symposium to Spotlight Fire Prevention and Historic Preservation

Behind-the-scenes tours of Florida’s only presidential museum, discussions of former President Harry S. Truman’s efforts to promote fire safety and historic preservation, and presentations by experts await attendees at the 17th annual Truman Legacy Symposium in Key West. 
03 April 2019

Five Outdoor Bayside Stages to Backdrop Key Largo Original Music Fest May 16-19

An elite collection of musicians from Tennessee to Texas is to gather in the Florida Keys for the Key Largo Original Music Festival, scheduled Thursday through Sunday, May 16-19. The four-day-festival’s live, knee-slapping and foot-tapping performances are designed to excite all ages and tastes. 
29 March 2019

America’s Top Songwriters to Perform at Key West Festival May 8-12

The writers behind some of America’s hottest contemporary tunes are to perform for Key West audiences in listener-friendly settings during the 24th Key West Songwriters Festival. An annual tradition that brings together music lovers and over 150 music makers, the festival is scheduled Wednesday through Sunday, May 8-12.