27 December 2017

Offbeat 'Drops' and Fireworks to Mark Florida Keys New Year's Eve

From beachside fireworks to wacky takeoffs on the traditional ball drop in New York's Times Square, the Florida Keys offer visitors a wealth of ways to welcome 2018. And because "winter" in the subtropical island chain means balmy breezes rather than blizzards, revelers can leave heavy coats and boots behind as they head out to celebrate wearing light dresses or shorts and sandals. 
 
18 December 2017

Distinctive Florida Keys & Key West Events Highlight 2018 Calendar

Providing visitors year-round entertainment, special events and festivals in the Florida Keys & Key West focus on the area’s colorful history, artistic culture and quirky ambiance, as well as celebrating the island chain’s underwater paradise, outdoor adventures and tasty cuisine.
18 December 2017

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

The Florida Keys & Key West offer a variety of new and enhanced attractions, accommodations, tours and cultural offerings to entice, intrigue and entertain visitors. Explore the winter 2017-18 highlights here.


 
15 December 2017

State of the Florida Keys Tourism Industry Following Hurricane Irma As of Dec. 15, 2017

Key Largo and Key West were least impacted by Hurricane Irma, as were hotels and businesses on the bayside or gulfside in Islamorada and Marathon. Most tourism infrastructure is largely restored. Visitors can anticipate memorable, quality vacation experiences in most areas of the destination.
13 December 2017

Big Pine & Lower Keys Nautical Expo to Offer Maritime Merchandise Jan. 13-14

Attention, water enthusiasts: boats, motors and nautical items galore are to be available at the 14th annual Big Pine & Lower Keys Nautical Expo. A popular annual “pop-up” outfitter of supplies for a wide variety of water activities, the open-air market is set for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 13-14. 
06 December 2017

Offbeat ‘Drops’ and Fireworks to Mark Florida Keys New Year’s Eve

From beachside fireworks to wacky takeoffs on the traditional ball drop in New York’s Times Square, the Florida Keys offer visitors a wealth of ways to welcome 2018. And because “winter” in the subtropical island chain means balmy breezes rather than blizzards, revelers can leave heavy coats and boots behind as they head out to celebrate wearing light dresses or shorts and sandals.
17 November 2017

2018 Florida Keys Fishing Tournament Highlights

More than 40 species of fish are targeted during the multimonth tournament, with divisions for men, women, junior anglers (ages 10 to 15) and Pee Wees (under 10 years old). 
07 November 2017

Atlanta/Key West Duo Wins Sugarloaf Showdown in Lower Florida Keys

Four barracuda and one bonefish, all released while fly-fishing, earned first-place honors for Captain John Benvenuto of Key West, Florida, and angler Scott Christian of Atlanta, Georgia, at the recent Sugarloaf Showdown.
07 November 2017

Spirited Holiday Events Await Visitors in the Florida Keys & Key West

From Key Largo to Key West, the 2017 holidays are sprinkled with spirited activities and stylish only-in-the-Keys events featuring decorated boats, bicycles and a bodacious high-heeled shoe.
03 November 2017

Lower Keys Island Art Fest to Blend Seasonal Cheer and Community Spirit

Local artisans’ wares, live music and edible temptations await visitors at the annual Big Pine & Lower Keys Island Art Festival scheduled Saturday, Nov. 25, in a show of seasonal spirit in the midst of ongoing recovery from Hurricane Irma.