16 November 2020

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Celebrates 30 Years

Thousands of scuba divers, snorkelers, anglers and watersports enthusiasts visit the Florida Keys annually to dive or snorkel the United States’ only living coral reef and enjoy Keys waters. In November 2020 the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary marks 30 years of dedication to protecting the world’s third-largest barrier reef and the waters surrounding the island chain.
11 November 2020

Florida Keys’ Conch Republic to Celebrate Independence Nov. 27-30

It began with an unannounced U.S. Border Patrol roadblock installed in 1982 at the head of the Florida Keys, causing massive traffic delays and inspiring irritated residents to ceremonially secede from the Union and form the independent Conch Republic. “Citizens” and friends of the colorful “country” can celebrate its continued fame Friday through Monday, Nov. 27-30.
10 November 2020

Key West Fishing Tournament Kicks Off Dec. 1 with Free Entry for Anglers

Anglers of all ages and abilities can target more than 40 species of fish in the Key West Fishing Tournament, a free-entry multidivision challenge that takes place Dec. 1, 2020, to July 31, 2021.
09 November 2020

Tropical Storm Eta Moves Away from Florida Keys

Tropical Storm Eta moved across the Florida Keys early Monday leaving impacts in some areas, but the island chain as a whole relatively unscathed.
04 November 2020

American Airlines to Add Orlando and Tampa Flights, Increase to Daily from Philadelphia, Add Holiday Service from Boston into Key West

Beginning Dec. 17, American Airlines is to add new daily nonstop flights from Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Tampa International Airport (TPA) on 76-seat Embraer E175 regional jets to Key West International Airport (EYW).
03 November 2020

South Florida Symphony to Stage Concert Season of Virtual Music

The South Florida Symphony, born in Key West 23 years ago, is making its 2020-21 season available to classical music aficionados around the globe by staging a series of all-virtual concerts featuring world-renowned performers.

30 October 2020

Key West Film Festival to Showcase All-Outdoors Cinema Nov. 18-22

Movie aficionados can celebrate film screenings in breezy outdoor venues during the ninth annual Key West Film Festival, spotlighting films about women, music and the arts, LGBTQ issues and Florida.
26 October 2020

Keys’ Coral Restoration Foundation Needs Hands-On Divers for Ordinarily ‘Hands-Off’ Coral Reefs

Impassioned divers return to the Florida Keys to find a deeper connection to the underwater environment, often turning a recreational hobby into productive missions to complete much-needed work during coral restoration dives.
12 October 2020

Key West’s Fantasy Fest to Stage Streaming Events; Live Festival Remains Canceled

Fans of Key West’s Fantasy Fest can enjoy two streaming events that showcase the masking and costuming festival’s creativity and spirit, despite the cancellation of the Oct. 16-25 in-person celebration to guard against coronavirus spread.
12 October 2020

Islamorada Sailfish Tournament to Launch Florida Keys Gold Cup Sailfish Championship

Continuing a 50-plus-year tradition, the Florida Keys Gold Cup Sailfish Championship triple-crown series is to open with the Islamorada Sailfish Tournament Thursday through Sunday, Dec. 3-6, a primary fundraiser for the Islamorada Charter Boat Association.