27 December 2017

Offbeat 'Drops' and Fireworks to Mark 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 2018. And because "winter" in the subtropical island chain means balmy breezes rather than blizzards, revelers can leave heavy coats and boots behind as they head out to celebrate wearing light dresses or shorts and sandals. 
 
22 December 2017

Kelly McGillis Classic Flag Football Championship Set for Jan. 22-29 in Key West

Teams of women and girls from around the world are to meet for adrenaline-packed sporting events and activities Monday through Monday, Jan. 22-29, during the 27th annual Kelly McGillis Classic International Women’s & Girls’ Flag Football Championship.
 
20 December 2017

February Florida Keys Rock ‘n’ Roll Concert Weekend to Raise Funds for Veterans and Keys Charities

The 1980s were a “hair band” lover’s dream, and rock ‘n’ roll acts Great White and Slaughter are to join several other musical groups to raise money for veterans charities at the Middle Keys’ second annual Coral Head Music Fest set for Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 17-18.
 
20 December 2017

Marathon’s 2018 Pigeon Key Art Festival to Add Music and Live Auction

Described as “a big show for a tiny island,” the annual Pigeon Key Art Festival is set for Friday and Saturday, Feb. 2-3, 2018, and attendees can expect new elements added to the artistry on display.
18 December 2017

Key West Kingfish Mayhem Tournament to Test Angling Skills Jan. 11-14

Angling teams targeting kingfish can vie for more than $30,000 in cash prizes during the 2018 Key West Kingfish Mayhem tournament slated for Thursday through Sunday, Jan. 11-14.
18 December 2017

Distinctive Florida Keys & Key West Events Highlight 2018 Calendar

Providing visitors year-round entertainment, special events and festivals in the Florida Keys & Key West focus on the area’s colorful history, artistic culture and quirky ambiance, as well as celebrating the island chain’s underwater paradise, outdoor adventures and tasty cuisine.
18 December 2017

Attractions, Tours and Accommodations Highlight What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West

The Florida Keys & Key West offer a variety of new and enhanced attractions, accommodations, tours and cultural offerings to entice, intrigue and entertain visitors. Explore the winter 2017-18 highlights here.


 
15 December 2017

State of the Florida Keys Tourism Industry Following Hurricane Irma As of Dec. 15, 2017

Key Largo and Key West were least impacted by Hurricane Irma, as were hotels and businesses on the bayside or gulfside in Islamorada and Marathon. Most tourism infrastructure is largely restored. Visitors can anticipate memorable, quality vacation experiences in most areas of the destination.
14 December 2017

Master Chefs Classic to Blend Cuisine Competition and Key West Flavor

Awards and prizes await winning Florida Keys culinary artists at the annual Master Chefs Classic, but the real winners are the event attendees who sample and savor the dishes presented for judges’ consideration. 
13 December 2017

Florida Keys Sheriff’s Officer Plays Grinch To Issue Motorists Onions Instead of Tickets

Motorists who speed a little bit through selected school zones on the Florida Keys Overseas Highway during the holidays might just get an onion from the Grinch instead of a traffic citation.