18 September 2018

Pause for the Claws at Stone Crab Eating Contest Nov. 10

Jumpstarting the Florida Keys’ seven-month stone crab harvest season is a much-anticipated munch-a-thon — the eighth annual Stone Crab Claw Eating Contest for amateur eaters set for Saturday, Nov. 10, in Marathon.  
14 September 2018

Revelry to Rule at Key West’s Fantasy Fest Masquerade March

According to fictional sleuth Sherlock Holmes, “The game’s afoot.” Thousands of costumed revelers are to prove that the game-playing is indeed “afoot” in Key West Friday, Oct. 26, during the Masquerade March that begins at the local cemetery.
14 September 2018

‘Zombies’ on Wheels to Prowl Key West Oct. 21

Several thousand eerily costumed zombies, best known as “the walking dead,” are to abandon pedestrian power for bicycles Sunday, Oct. 21, during Key West’s offbeat annual Zombie Bike Ride.
14 September 2018

Key West’s Glamorous Headdress Ball to Entertain Revelers Oct. 25

Combining entertainment and creative rivalry, Key West’s Headdress Ball typically dazzles audiences with contestants’ flamboyant masks and outrageous headdress regalia. The 36th annual ball is set for 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Key West Amphitheater at Truman Waterfront Park.
15 August 2018

Key West’s Exotic Fantasy Fest to Celebrate ‘Games We Play’ Oct. 19-28

Revelers can expect a “monopoly” on high-energy fun Friday, Oct. 19, through Sunday, Oct. 28, as Key West’s annual Fantasy Fest puts a playful spin on masking and costuming festivities. The 2018 festival is themed “Oh … The Games We Play!” and features 10 days of masquerade balls, elaborate costume contests, parties and fanciful frolics, all climaxing in a grand parade set for Saturday, Oct. 27. 
24 May 2018

Uniquely Florida Keys Events Highlight 2018 Calendar

Colorful history, artistic culture, quirky ambiance and celebrations of the Florida Keys island chain’s underwater paradise, outdoor adventures and tasty cuisine provide visitors with year-round entertainment, festivals and special events.
16 August 2017

Humphrey Bogart Film Festival Celebrates 'Casablanca' Oct. 18-22

Film buffs can celebrate an iconic performer who appeared in 75 movies during his 50-year career at the fourth annual Key Largo-based Humphrey Bogart Film Festival, set for Wednesday through Sunday, Oct. 18-22.

27 June 2017

Hemingway Days to Honor Key West’s Literary Past and Present

Ernest Hemingway left Key West in late 1939 after nearly a decade of residence, but his literary legacy continues during Hemingway Days 2017, scheduled Tuesday through Sunday, July 18-23.