27 November 2018

Key West to Ring in the New Year with Colorful ‘Red Shoe Drop’

Thousands of revelers are expected to celebrate the arrival of 2019 with Key West’s annual New Year’s Eve “red shoe drop,” also called the “drag queen drop,” slated for the night of Monday, Dec. 31. 
26 November 2018

‘Drops,’ Frivolity and Fireworks to Highlight 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 2019. And because “winter” in the subtropical island chain means balmy breezes rather than bitter blizzards, revelers can celebrate without overcoats, boots or mittens.
21 November 2018

Delta Air Lines to Launch Seasonal Service Between New York’s LaGuardia Airport and Key West

Delta Air Lines is to launch seasonal service between New York’s LaGuardia Airport and Key West on Saturdays from March 9 through Aug. 31, 2019.
20 November 2018

Enjoy Bluegrass on the Beach at Seventh Annual Baygrass Bluegrass Festival Jan. 18-20

Three days of flavorful traditional bluegrass, old-time, “soulgrass” and Americana singing bands are to attract thousands of music lovers to the Baygrass Bluegrass Music Festival, set for Friday through Sunday, Jan. 18-20, in Islamorada.
20 November 2018

Connect & Protect: Discover Keys Birds, Marine Life and Flora at Four Nature Attractions

Inviting environmental attractions await visitors to the Florida Keys & Key West, whether they’re interested in learning about marine mammals, sea turtles, wild birds or the plant species that add color and lushness to the island chain’s landscape. 
19 November 2018

Challenging Action and Cash Prizes Await Anglers in Key West Kingfish Mayhem

Sizeable king mackerel and action-packed competition are the attractions for angling teams during the 2019 Key West Kingfish Mayhem tournament. The challenge takes place Thursday through Sunday, Jan. 17-20, with two divisions whose participants fish on separate days.
16 November 2018

Florida Keys Museum Founder Receives Pinnacle Award from Dive Industry

The founder of the Florida Keys’ History of Diving Museum, Dr. Sally Bauer, received the NOGI Award from the Academy of Underwater Arts & Sciences in Las Vegas Thursday, Nov. 15. Considered the highest honor in the scuba diving industry, Bauer’s NOGI was presented at the DEMA dive trade conference in the company of national and international members of the diving and underwater community.
16 November 2018

Florida Keys Museum Founder Receives Pinnacle Award from Dive Industry

Key West may be Florida’s subtropical southernmost island, but revelers can enjoy events as seasonal as Santa’s North Pole celebrations during the 2018 Key West Holiday Fest that runs through Dec. 31. 
16 November 2018

Boat Parades to Light Up the Florida Keys Holiday Season

Lighted and decorated boats of all shapes and sizes are to illuminate the sparkling waters of the Florida Keys in December, drawing visitors to local hubs and hotspots to watch five boat parades and revel in the Keys’ holiday spirit.
15 November 2018

Island-Style Florida Keys Holiday Festival to Bring Cheer Dec. 7

Moms, dads and children can make snowballs in the Florida Keys’ subtropical breezes during Islamorada’s annual Florida Keys Holiday Festival. The seasonal fun is set for Friday, Dec. 7, at Islamorada’s Founders Park, mile marker 87 bayside.