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.
05 December 2017

Islamorada’s Baygrass Bluegrass Festival to Offer a Well-Strung Weekend Jan. 12-14

Visitors to the Florida Keys in January can delight in the warmer climes, and music lovers can revel in Islamorada’s Baygrass Bluegrass Music Festival set for Friday through Sunday, Jan. 12-14.
04 December 2017

Texas Anglers Win Islamorada Sailfish Tournament, Kicking Off Gold Cup Series

A Texas father-and-son team clinched the win in the final minutes of the Islamorada Sailfish Tournament Sunday, Dec. 3, kicking off the renowned triple-crown Florida Keys Gold Cup Sailfish Championship series.
21 November 2017

Key Largo and Islamorada ‘Uncorked’ Festival Appeals to Food, Wine Lovers Jan. 4-14

Wine and food lovers can stimulate their taste buds at the annual “Uncorked: The Key Largo and Islamorada Food and Wine Festival,” an 11-day culinary and cocktail extravaganza set for Thursday, Jan. 4, through Sunday, Jan. 14.
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). 
09 November 2017

Florida Keys Holiday Festival to Blend Island Décor and Fun Dec. 1

Even in the Florida Keys’ subtropical temperatures, moms, dads and children can make snowballs during Islamorada’s annual Florida Keys Holiday Festival scheduled Friday, Dec. 1, at Founders Park, mile marker 87 bayside. 
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.
19 October 2017

What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West for Fall 2017

Recovery continues in the Florida Keys & Key West after Hurricane Irma’s Sept. 10 passage through the 125-mile-long island chain. Despite the storm, the Florida Keys’ resilience is demonstrated by the number of new and enhanced lodging facilities, attractions and other offerings opening or planned. Here are some highlights of what’s new in the Keys.

13 October 2017

South Florida Angler Wins Islamorada All-Tackle Bonefish & Permit Championship

Frank Delucas of Plantation, Florida, was named grand champion among the dozen elite anglers who competed at the Islamorada All-Tackle Bonefish & Permit Championship that ended Oct. 11.
13 October 2017

Florida Keys Gold Cup Sailfish Championship Kicks Off Nov. 30 with Islamorada Sailfish Tournament

For over 50 years, the Islamorada Sailfish Tournament has marked the start of the renowned triple-crown Florida Keys Gold Cup Sailfish Championship series. This year’s event is to challenge anglers Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 30 through Dec. 3.