09 April 2018

Serious Beachin’ Fun Awaits at June 2 Florida Keys Dragon Boat Festival

The annual Battle in the Bay Dragon Boat Festival set for Saturday, June 2, at Marathon’s newly renovated Sombrero Beach, offers crowds of cheering spectators beachfront racing excitement and a festive day of fun in the sun. 
03 April 2018

Afro Roots Fest Heads to the Florida Keys for Multiple Events

The annual Afro Roots World Music Festival has celebrated the evolution of African culture by featuring some of the best performers from the Caribbean, the Americas and Africa during the last two decades. For the first time in its 20-year history, Afro Roots Fest is to travel to the Florida Keys for a variety of events from late April through early June.
02 April 2018

Restored Cheeca Lodge Reopens, Boosting Florida Keys Inventory

One of the Florida Keys’ iconic resorts has reopened, as the island chain continues unveiling fully refurbished accommodations more than six months after Hurricane Irma.
02 April 2018

Racers to Circle Key West During 12-Mile Paddle Classic

racecourse for competitors on paddleboards and self-propelled watercraft during the 2018 Key West Paddle Classic. The race is scheduled Saturday, April 28, with accompanying events for participants Thursday through Sunday, April 26-29. 
30 March 2018

Quirky Kinetic Parade to Recall Renegade Florida Keys Folk Artist

Several dozen colorful mobile sculptures and “art cycles” are to entertain onlookers in Key West Saturday, May 5, during a people-powered parade of kinetic creativity.
29 March 2018

Florida Governor Helps Turtle Hospital Release Loggerhead

Florida Governor Rick Scott assisted staff at the Turtle Hospital as they released a 100-pound sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle at a Florida Keys beach Wednesday.
29 March 2018

Nick Sheahan Dolphin Rodeo Set for May 4-6 in Upper Keys

Heralding the start of the much-anticipated Florida Keys dolphin fishing season, the 11th annual Nick Sheahan Dolphin Rodeo is to test anglers’ skill Friday through Sunday, May 4-6, in Tavernier. 
28 March 2018

Five Waterfront Venues, Continuous Tunes Highlight Key Largo Original Music Fest May 17-20

An elite collection of musicians is to highlight the annual Key Largo Original Music Festival, featuring live knee-slapping and foot-tapping performances Thursday through Sunday, May 17-20.
27 March 2018

Florida Keys’ Conch Republic to Commemorate ‘Secession’ April 20-29

Activities including a lighthearted sea battle featuring tall ships and a “drag” race for female impersonators await visitors April 20-29, when irreverent “patriots” stage the 36th annual Conch Republic Independence Celebration. The offbeat festival commemorates the Florida Keys’ symbolic secession from the United States. 
22 March 2018

Celebrations Highlight Earth Day 2018 in the Florida Keys & Key West

Every day is full of natural wonders throughout the Florida Keys, known for their sweeping, scenic backdrops of earth, sea and sky.