28 March 2017

Key West’s Kinetic Sculpture and Art Bike Parade to Salute Folk Artist’s Legacy

A people-powered parade of colorful mobile sculptures is to roll through Key West’s historic downtown Saturday, May 6, intended to intrigue and inspire fans of creative recycling and “outsider” art. 
27 March 2017

Annual Conch Republic Bed Race to ‘Blanket’ Key West’s Duval Street April 29

The annual Conch Republic Red Ribbon Bed Race, billed as “the most fun you can have in bed with your clothes on” is to roll through downtown Key West on April 29, during the 35th Annual Conch Republic Independence Celebration Festival.
24 March 2017

High-Stakes Final Sail Tournament Set for April 25-30 in Key West

Billfish are the primary target and significant cash prizes are the “bait” for anglers in the Final Sail, a boat tournament scheduled Tuesday through Sunday, April 25-30, in Key West waters. The tournament is the grand finale of the prestigious four-leg Quest for the Crest Sailfish Series. 
23 March 2017

Taste of Key West to Offer Tempting Treats April 24 at Mallory Square

Attendees can savor Florida Keys flavors at the 22nd annual Taste of Key West, a tempting tasting set for 6-9 p.m. Monday, April 24. 
22 March 2017

Wacky Key West ‘Drag Race’ to Star High-Heeled Female Impersonators

Dragsters sporting high-heeled shoes instead of monster-sized wheels are to sprint along a challenging course at the Great Conch Republic Drag Race scheduled Saturday, April 22, in Key West.
21 March 2017

Key West Symposium to Explore Truman’s Policies on Cuba, Latin and South America

During Harry S. Truman’s 1945-53 presidency, he spent 175 days at the Key West residence known worldwide as his Little White House. Friday and Saturday, April 21-22, history and political aficionados can attend the Little White House’s Truman Legacy Symposium, learn about the former president’s accomplishments and explore Florida’s only presidential museum. 
17 March 2017

Florida Keys’ Conch Republic to Celebrate 35th ‘Birthday’ April 21-30

It began with a roadblock set up by the United States Border Patrol, an irritated populace staging a ceremonial secession from the Union and a symbolic “attack” on a hapless government official with a loaf of stale Cuban bread. Today, 35 years later, “citizens” can celebrate the anniversary of the Conch Republic’s birth Friday, April 21, through Sunday, April 30.
08 March 2017

Dance Performance to Premiere at Key West Civil War Fort

The world premiere of an innovative professional dance production awaits audiences on the grounds of a lushly landscaped Civil War–era fort Thursday through Saturday, April 13-15. 
02 March 2017

Pianist Jeffrey Biegel to Star with Symphony in Key West April 4

Internationally renowned pianist Jeffrey Biegel is to perform for a Key West audience as the featured soloist in “Untamed Spirit,” the South Florida Symphony’s final MasterWorks concert of its 2017 season. 
01 March 2017

Runners to Get MOOOO-ving in Keys’ “Zero K” Cow Key Channel Bridge Run

The Cow Key Channel Bridge, stretching about 300 feet between Key West and neighboring Stock Island, is among the shortest of the Florida Keys Overseas Highway’s 42 bridges. It’s also the site of a wacky “zero k race” set for Sunday, April 2, for people who want to compete in an “athletic” challenge without breaking a sweat.