26 July 2019

Golfers to Tee Off for Charity at Conch Scramble On-the-Water Tournament

Floating greens, golf boats and biodegradable fish food balls highlight the annual “par-tee” on the water during the popular Conch Scramble charity golf tournament Saturday, Sept. 28, in Islamorada.
26 July 2019

Stand Up to Join Fourth Annual Florida Keys Poker Paddle Sept. 6-8

Fans of paddle sports and Lady Luck are to take to the shallow waters around Islamorada for the fourth annual Florida Keys Poker Paddle set for Friday through Sunday, Sept. 6-8.
22 July 2019

REEF’s 2019 Lionfish Derby Series Concludes Sept. 13-15 in Islamorada

Divers can participate in the final leg of Reef Environmental Education Foundation’s 2019 Florida Lionfish Derby Series Friday through Sunday, Sept. 13-15, in the Upper Keys.
03 July 2019

Annual Coral Spawn Reproduction Represents Circle of Life Along Florida Keys Reefs

The hard corals of the Florida Keys reefs have spent eons developing a simple system to perpetuate the species, one of nature’s mysteries that works without human intervention or complete understanding.
25 June 2019

Connect & Protect: Sustaining Awareness

As the Florida Keys ease into summer, a “Connect & Protect” initiative continues to encourage awareness of sustainable opportunities and memorable activities for visitors. Here are five points to boost your eco-awareness and inspire positive actions.
24 June 2019

Islamorada’s Open-Water Swim for Alligator Lighthouse Set for Sept. 14

As many as 460 solo and relay-team open-ocean swimmers will attempt to conquer the annual Swim for Alligator Lighthouse Saturday, Sept. 14, a unique endurance challenge in Atlantic Ocean waters off Islamorada.
17 June 2019

Diving With a Purpose Exhibit Premieres at Islamorada’s History of Dive Museum

Together with the nonprofit Diving With a Purpose and the National Association of Black Scuba Divers organizations, Islamorada’s History of Diving Museum recently premiered a featured exhibit called “Restoring Our Oceans, Preserving Our Heritage.”
07 June 2019

‘Ladies Let’s Go Fishing!’ Combines Learning on the Water with Screamin’ Reels Tournament June 21-23

A popular girls' getaway for over 20 years, "Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!" provides female anglers a learn-on-the-water weekend of education combined with the fun one-day Screamin’ Reels tournament to be held in the Florida Keys' sport fishing capital of Islamorada Friday through Sunday, June 21-23.
03 June 2019

The Florida Keys Embrace Summer with Sustainable Fun, New Activities

The Florida Keys & Key West continue to spotlight the destination’s eco-oriented “Connect & Protect” initiative to encourage awareness of sustainable, memorable activities for visitors.
 
In addition, notable new offerings include two resorts in the family-oriented Middle Keys and Key West’s intriguing Sails to Rails museum.
23 April 2019

Afro Roots Fest to Celebrate World Music in Islamorada and Key Largo

Music and culture are to take center stage for Upper Keys audiences during the annual Afro Roots Fest, set for May 26 in Islamorada and June 29 in Key Largo. The festival spotlights acclaimed performers from the Caribbean, the Americas and Africa during events that transcend genre and appeal to a wide range of listeners.