24 June 2016

Hemingway Days Literary Events Recall Key West’s Creative Heritage

A rich roster of literary events awaits readers and writers during Hemingway Days 2016, set for Tuesday through Sunday, July 19-24. 
14 June 2016

Look-Alikes to Add Exuberant Energy to Key West’s Hemingway Days

Each July visitors can spot the spirit of Ernest Hemingway, (or even scores of “spirits”) on the island where the legendary author lived and wrote during the 1930s. That’s because approximately 125 stocky, white-bearded aspiring “Ernests” converge on Key West in July to compete in Sloppy Joe’s annual “Papa” Hemingway Look-Alike Contest.
14 June 2016

36th Annual Hemingway Days Celebration Slated for July 19-24

Fans of adventurous living and writing can celebrate the legacy of Ernest Hemingway Tuesday through Sunday, July 19-24. The 36th annual Hemingway Days salutes the vigorous Key West lifestyle and literary mastery of the author who lived and wrote on the island for most of the 1930s. 
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.
28 December 2015

New and Enhanced Attractions, Cultural Offerings and Accommodations Highlight What’s New for Winter 2016 in the Florida Keys & Key West

The Florida Keys & Key West offer a variety of new and enhanced attractions, tours, cultural offerings and accommodations to tempt visitors. Explore the winter highlights here.
14 October 2015

Enhanced Accommodations, New Tours and Attractions Highlight What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West for Fall 2015

The Florida Keys & Key West enter fall with upgraded accommodations, new interactive tours and unique experiences that tempt visitors ranging from culinary buffs to marine enthusiasts. Explore the highlights here.
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.