28 March 2017

Key West’s Kinetic Sculpture and Art Bike Parade to Salute Folk Artist’s Legacy

A people-powered parade of colorful mobile sculptures is to roll through Key West’s historic downtown Saturday, May 6, intended to intrigue and inspire fans of creative recycling and “outsider” art. 
21 March 2017

Key West Symposium to Explore Truman’s Policies on Cuba, Latin and South America

During Harry S. Truman’s 1945-53 presidency, he spent 175 days at the Key West residence known worldwide as his Little White House. Friday and Saturday, April 21-22, history and political aficionados can attend the Little White House’s Truman Legacy Symposium, learn about the former president’s accomplishments and explore Florida’s only presidential museum. 
08 March 2017

Dance Performance to Premiere at Key West Civil War Fort

The world premiere of an innovative professional dance production awaits audiences on the grounds of a lushly landscaped Civil War–era fort Thursday through Saturday, April 13-15. 
02 March 2017

Pianist Jeffrey Biegel to Star with Symphony in Key West April 4

Internationally renowned pianist Jeffrey Biegel is to perform for a Key West audience as the featured soloist in “Untamed Spirit,” the South Florida Symphony’s final MasterWorks concert of its 2017 season. 
20 December 2016

Florida Keys Keys & Key West Festivals and Events Span 2017

Hardly a weekend goes by in the Florida Keys & Key West without a special event or festival taking place. Providing entertainment and enjoyment for visitors virtually throughout the year, the events celebrate everything from the Keys’ colorful history, artistic culture and quirky ambiance to underwater wonders, outdoor adventure and tasty cuisine. 
 
29 November 2016

Red-Hot Lineup to Star at Islamorada’s ‘Baygrass Bluegrass’ Jan. 13-15

Experience traditional bluegrass, old time and Americana offerings in a waterfront setting during Islamorada’s fifth annual Baygrass Bluegrass Music Festival scheduled Friday through Sunday, Jan. 13-15.
10 June 2016

Photographer Clyde Butcher’s Islamorada Exhibit Celebrates U.S. National Park Service Centennial

Photography and nature fans can explore an exhibit by Florida’s legendary black-and-white landscape photographer Clyde Butcher this summer at the Florida Keys History & Discovery Center in Islamorada.
25 May 2016

From Sandals to Sea Glass: Artisan Offerings in the Keys

For nearly a century the Florida Keys have beckoned many with their natural beauty and vibrant yet laidback atmosphere. But it's not just travelers that gravitate to the intriguing destination. Quaint, quirky and filled with a free-spirited charm, the subtropical islands are a haven for the creative. Artists and artisans from across the globe flock to the Keys and stay, making the island chain their home while helping shape its reputation as a cultural mecca.
 
06 January 2016

Fiction Contest Winner Can Write in Hemingway's Key West Studio

The winner of a fiction-writing competition is to have the opportunity to work in the Key West writing studio that was once the sanctum of Ernest Hemingway, one of America's greatest authors.
02 October 2015

Mysterious Spirits to Haunt Halloween in the Florida Keys

FLORIDA KEYS — Quirky and laid-back year-round, the Florida Keys turn to mischievous mayhem come Halloween. Hauntings are to take place in the island chain from the northernmost outpost of Key Largo to mile marker (MM) 0 in Key West, the southernmost city in the continental United States. Here is a sampling of spooky events in the Keys.