18 December 2018

New Resorts, Transportation Options and Attractions Enhance the Florida Keys & Key West

The Florida Keys are bustling as new resorts continue to be unveiled throughout the destination. 

New sustainable transportation options have been added in Islamorada’s Upper Matecumbe Key and expanded in Key West. Additionally, new airlift is coming to Key West from New York City and has been launched from Florida’s West Palm Beach.
 
Attractions continue to showcase sustainability and protection of the Keys’ natural resources and the island chain’s surrounding waters, protected by the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.
14 December 2018

Runners to Chart a Key West Course During Top-Ranked Half-Marathon

Runners can race through the colorful streets of the southernmost city in the continental United States Sunday, Jan. 20, during the 21st annual Key West Half Marathon. 
14 December 2018

Seafood and Commercial Fishermen to Star at Key West Festival Jan. 19-20

Seafood lovers can savor dishes made with Florida Keys fish and crustaceans, and salute the local commercial fishermen who harvest them, at a flavorful Key West festival scheduled Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 19-20. 
08 December 2018

"Nutcracker Key West" Transforms Holiday Ballet into Underwater Fantasy

A classic holiday ballet, re-imagined to celebrate Key West's coral reef environment, seafaring heritage and even its free-roaming roosters, has debuted in the subtropical island city. 
05 December 2018

Free-Entry Key West Fishing Tournament to Begin Jan. 1, 2019

Anglers of all ages and abilities can target more than 40 species of fish in the Key West Fishing Tournament, a free-entry multidivision challenge that takes place Jan. 1 to Aug. 31, 2019. 
04 December 2018

Canines to Celebrate at Key West Dachshund Walk Dec. 31

Canines can have a doggone good time in Key West at noon New Year’s Eve, when the 14th annual Key West Dachshund Walk is staged in the island city’s historic Old Town. 
03 December 2018

Kick Off 2019 at Upper Keys’ ‘Uncorked’ Food & Wine Festival Jan. 10-20

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. 10, through Sunday, Jan. 20.
28 November 2018

Key West Home Tours Reveal Island’s Architecture, Heritage and Style

For visitors who wonder how Key West residents live — and what lies behind their houses’ white picket fences, striking facades and gleaming front doors — home tours scheduled for December, January, February and March offer a rare chance to find out.
27 November 2018

Key West to Ring in the New Year with Colorful ‘Red Shoe Drop’

Thousands of revelers are expected to celebrate the arrival of 2019 with Key West’s annual New Year’s Eve “red shoe drop,” also called the “drag queen drop,” slated for the night of Monday, Dec. 31. 
26 November 2018

‘Drops,’ Frivolity and Fireworks to Highlight 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 2019. And because “winter” in the subtropical island chain means balmy breezes rather than bitter blizzards, revelers can celebrate without overcoats, boots or mittens.