26 April 2017

Key West Pride to Celebrate Diversity in Paradise June 7-11

Pageants, a cocktail competition and a parade featuring a segment of a 1.25-mile-long rainbow flag are among the attractions for visitors to Key West Pride 2017. The annual festivities, set for Wednesday through Sunday, June 7-11, celebrate diversity and equality in the southernmost city, a perennial favorite vacation destination for LGBT visitors.
26 April 2017

Florida Keys Dragon Boat Festival to Enliven Sombrero Beach May 20

The annual Battle in the Bay Dragon Boat Festival set for Saturday, May 20, at Marathon’s Sombrero Beach offers spectators beachfront excitement as teams of 20 paddlers power their sleek boats in unison, racing parallel to the shore.
26 April 2017

Middle and Lower Florida Keys State Parks Are Protected Playgrounds

In the Middle and Lower Florida Keys, four unique state parks — Long Key, Curry Hammock, Bahia Honda and Fort Zachary Taylor — are easy to explore and offer some of the best recreational opportunities in the 125-mile-long island chain.
26 April 2017

Six State Parks: Hidden Jewels in Upper Florida Keys

Ten state parks throughout the 125-mile-long Florida Keys & Key West island chain include some of Florida’s most appealing waterfront views and beaches. Most parks are only footsteps from Florida Bay’s aquamarine waters to the west and the turquoise hues of the Atlantic Ocean to the east.
26 April 2017

Big Pine & Lower Keys Dolphin Tournament to ‘Hook’ Angling Teams June 2-4

Angling teams can compete for more than $35,000 in cash and prizes while vying to land the largest dolphin fish June 2-4 in the waters surrounding the Lower Florida Keys. 
20 April 2017

Three Virtuoso Florida Keys Guitarists to Star in June 2-4 ‘Summit’

Three virtuoso Florida Keys guitarists are to present concerts in three Keys locations Friday through Sunday, June 2-4, intriguing audiences with performances in genres from classical to contemporary to Latin. 
12 April 2017

Michigan and Florida Anglers Score in Key West Fishing Tournament Kickoff

A Michigan father and son who share the same name also share a talent for tournament angling, as they proved by taking top honors in four divisions of the Key West Fishing Tournament’s Kickoff 2017 that ended April 9 in the Florida Keys. 
11 April 2017

Grammy Winners, Top Songwriters to Star in Key West Festival May 10-14

More than 50 shows featuring over 200 top performing songwriters, including 2017 Grammy winner Maren Morris, await music lovers during the 22nd annual Key West Songwriters Festival. An annual tradition for many of America’s leading country and pop music hitmakers, the festival is scheduled Wednesday through Sunday, May 10-14.
03 April 2017

Key West Remembers Rainbow Flag Creator Gilbert Baker

The Key West community is remembering Gilbert Baker, the creator of the iconic LGBT rainbow flag, who passed last week in New York City.
22 March 2017

Wacky Key West ‘Drag Race’ to Star High-Heeled Female Impersonators

Dragsters sporting high-heeled shoes instead of monster-sized wheels are to sprint along a challenging course at the Great Conch Republic Drag Race scheduled Saturday, April 22, in Key West.