25 June 2021

Hemingway Days Events Carry On Key West’s Literary Tradition

A rich roster of literary events awaits fans of fine writing during Hemingway Days 2021, set for Tuesday through Sunday, July 20-25. The festival celebrates the talent and exuberant Key West lifestyle of legendary writer Ernest Hemingway, who lived on the island for most of the 1930s.
24 June 2021

Look-Alikes to Compete ‘Ernestly’ in Key West’s Hemingway Days Contest

Dozens of stocky, white-bearded men are to flock to Ernest Hemingway’s 1930s island retreat to compete in Sloppy Joe’s Hemingway® Look-Alike Contest set for Thursday through Saturday, July 22-24.
24 June 2021

Hemingway Days to Celebrate Literary Legend July 20-25 in Key West

Fans of Ernest Hemingway’s literary greatness and vigorous life, including scores of bearded Hemingway look-alikes, are to converge on Key West Tuesday through Sunday, July 20-25, for Hemingway Days 2021. The annual celebration salutes the Nobel Prize–winning author’s writing achievements, sporting pursuits and enjoyment of the island’s easygoing lifestyle.
22 June 2021

Gastronomy, Culture, History and Hops Characterize Florida Keys Food Tours in Islamorada

Embark on a culinary journey through Islamorada with Florida Keys Food Tours, exploring historic sights and sampling island-style fare on a guided walking experience in paradise.
22 June 2021

July 4 Festivities and Fireworks to Sparkle Throughout Florida Keys

Independence Day celebrations throughout the 125-mile-long Florida Keys island chain salute the United States’ freedom — and the quirky independent spirit of the Keys — with local parades, picnics and parties topped off by fireworks displays.
17 June 2021

Hemingway Days to Celebrate Literary Legend July 20-25 in Key West

Fans of Ernest Hemingway’s literary greatness and vigorous life, including scores of bearded Hemingway look-alikes, are to converge on Key West Tuesday through Sunday, July 20-25, for Hemingway Days 2021. The annual celebration salutes the Nobel Prize–winning author’s writing achievements, sporting pursuits and enjoyment of the island’s easygoing lifestyle.
01 June 2021

Lower Keys Underwater Music Festival to ‘Make Waves’ for Reef Protection

Divers and snorkelers can explore a portion of the continental United States’ only coral barrier reef while enjoying a sub-sea concert that promotes reef preservation Saturday, July 10, in the Lower Florida Keys.
01 June 2021

Key Lime Pie to Headline July 1-5 Festival in Key West

The Florida Keys’ sweetest treat is to be in the “limelight” Thursday through Monday, July 1-5, as fans of Key lime pie salute the island chain’s signature dessert and the tiny fruit that inspired it.
18 May 2021

‘I Love Stock Island’ Festival to Blend Cuisine, Arts and Waterfront Heritage

Vibrant arts emporiums, a fast-growing culinary scene and a colorful working waterfront characterize Stock Island, the Florida Keys community on the outskirts of Key West. Visitors can explore the eclectic island — headquarters of the Keys’ commercial shrimping industry — during the I Love Stock Island Festival set for Wednesday through Sunday, June 16-20.
10 May 2021

2021 Hemingway Look-Alike Contest Planned for Key West

Dozens of stocky, bearded men resembling Ernest Hemingway are to return to Key West for the 2021 Hemingway Look-Alike Contest, after the global coronavirus pandemic forced cancellation of the 2020 competition.