08 January 2020

Elizabeth Bishop Birthday Celebration to Open Poet’s Key West Home

Readers and literary fans can honor the life and work of renowned American poet Elizabeth Bishop — and participate in the first public viewing of her Key West home — during the inaugural Elizabeth Bishop Birthday Celebration set for Monday through Saturday, Feb. 3-8.  
07 January 2020

Mile 0 Fest Brings ‘Red Dirt’ and Americana Stars to Subtropical Key West

Fans of Americana and “Red Dirt” music can enjoy performances by the genres’ leading acts in a subtropical setting Tuesday through Saturday, Jan. 28 through Feb. 1, at Key West’s third annual Mile 0 Fest.
07 January 2020

Florida Keys Cuda Bowl to Pit Anglers Against Barracuda Jan. 30 – Feb. 1

While Super Bowl teams make last-minute preparations for the big game, anglers can tangle with a different kind of big game in the Florida Keys: the toothy barracuda, prey for competitors in the 2020 Cuda Bowl scheduled Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 30 through Feb. 1.
06 January 2020

Mile Zero Fights to Continue Rich Key West Tradition Jan. 18

 The Key West boxing tradition that dates back to Ernest Hemingway is to be celebrated Saturday, Jan. 18, when aficionados can watch 11 fights in an open-air waterfront setting at the island’s East Quay Wall at 301 E. Quay Road.

27 December 2019

Key West Food and Wine Festival to Tempt Appetites Jan. 26 Through Feb. 2

A subtropical setting and a celebration of cuisine and libations await attendees Sunday through Sunday, Jan. 26 through Feb. 2, when the Key West Food & Wine Festival is staged in the continental United States’ southernmost island city.
26 December 2019

Florida Keys Seafood Festival to Celebrate Local Fishermen and Harvest Jan. 18-19

Florida Keys commercial fishermen and fans of fresh fish and seafood are to gather Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 18-19, to share and celebrate the island chain’s bountiful ocean harvest during the 15th annual Florida Keys Seafood Festival.
23 December 2019

‘Florida Keys: Protecting Paradise’ Sustainable Travel Television Show to Debut Dec. 29

"Florida Keys: Protecting Paradise," an hourlong television special that explores Keys sustainability efforts and the people dedicated to protecting the island chain's unique natural environment, is to debut on the Discovery Channel, Sunday, Dec. 29, at 8 a.m. ET/PT and 7 a.m. CT/MT.
23 December 2019

Key West to Welcome International Flag Football Teams to 29th Kelly McGillis Classic

International teams of women and girls are to unite in Key West for adrenaline-charged sports matches and associated activities Tuesday through Monday, Jan. 21-27, during the 29th annual Kelly McGillis Classic International Women’s & Girls’ Flag Football Championship.
23 December 2019

Patrick Garvey: Steward of the Keys’ ‘Fruitful’ Future

Patrick Garvey owns and operates Big Pine Key’s 2-acre fruit farm Grimal Grove, billed as the first breadfruit grove in the continental United States. Breadfruit is a starchy cantaloupe-sized fruit that can be used like a potato, bread or even as a custard when ripe.
20 December 2019

Eclectic Events Highlight Florida Keys’ 2020 Calendar

There’s always something happening in the Florida Keys & Key West, from eclectic festivals focusing on the area’s colorful history, artistic culture and notable cuisine to events that celebrate the Keys’ unique environment, underwater adventures and quirky ambiance.