17 January 2017

Festival to Celebrate Fine Art in Historic Key West Setting Feb. 25-26

Creations by more than 100 fine artists from around the United States and Canada are to entice attendees Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 25-26, at the 52nd annual Old Island Days Art Festival in historic Old Town Key West. 
13 January 2017

Pianist Smolina to Star with Symphony in Key West Feb. 22

Classical music enthusiasts can enjoy a performance by internationally renowned pianist Svetlana Smolina during the South Florida Symphony’s Feb. 22 Masterworks concert in Key West.
04 January 2017

Key West Craft Show to Present 100 Artisans Jan. 28-29

Attendees can explore original works by approximately 100 skilled artisans from throughout the United States during the annual Key West Craft Show Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 28-29. 
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. 
 
15 December 2016

Pigeon Key Art Festival to Benefit Tiny Florida Keys Island

Artists around the world have captured the tranquil beauty of Pigeon Key, a small historic island beneath the Old Seven Mile Bridge that housed workers constructing the Florida Keys Over-Sea Railroad in the early 1900s. Visitors can discover their creations at the isle’s namesake Pigeon Key Art Festival set for Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 4-5.
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.