09 June 2017

Havana Club Key West Marlin Tournament to Offer $50,000 in Cash Prizes

Anglers targeting marlin and other fish are to compete for $50,000 in guaranteed cash prizes in the 2017 Havana Club Key West Marlin Tournament, scheduled Wednesday through Saturday, July 19-22. 
05 June 2017

Mel Fisher Days to Honor Iconic Key West Shipwreck Salvager

Shipwreck fans, treasure seekers and history buffs can commemorate salvager Mel Fisher’s discovery of the sunken Spanish galleon Nuestra Señora de Atocha Thursday through Saturday, July 13-15, in the island city he called home.
02 June 2017

July 4 Festivities and Fireworks to Sparkle Throughout Florida Keys

Independence Day celebrations throughout the 125-mile-long Florida Keys island chain salute the nation’s freedom — and the quirky independent spirit of the Keys — with local parades, picnics and parties topped off by fireworks displays.
31 May 2017

Key Lime Pie to Headline July 1-4 Festival in Key West

The Florida Keys’ sweetest treat is to be in the “limelight” Saturday through Tuesday, July 1-4, as fans of Key lime pie salute the island chain’s signature dessert and the tiny fruit that inspired it. 
23 May 2017

Key West Africana Festival to Spotlight Heritage and Wellness June 22-25

Visitors can discover the Africana cultural heritage of America’s southernmost city during a festival and celebration Thursday through Sunday, June 22-25. 
17 May 2017

Mystery Fans Can ‘Interrogate’ World-Renowned Authors at Key West Fest

Readers and writers can uncover valuable clues about enjoying and penning mystery fiction Friday through Sunday, June 16-18, from “suspects” including some of America’s most notable authors.
15 May 2017

Florida Keys Anglers Win Key West Co-Ed Mahi Masters

Lisa Ferringo of Summerland Key, Florida, caught a 24.84-pound dolphin fish to earn top honors in the women’s division of the inaugural Key West Co-Ed Mahi Masters tournament that ended Sunday, May 14.
03 May 2017

State Parks of the Middle and Lower Keys

In the Middle and Lower Florida Keys, four unique state parks — Long Key, Curry Hammock, Bahia Honda and Fort Zachary Taylor — are easy to explore and offer some of the best recreational opportunities in the 125-mile-long island chain.
03 May 2017

Stoli Key West Cocktail Classic Bartender Finals Set for June 7-11

Seventeen regional bartending champions are to converge on Key West Wednesday through Sunday, June 7-11, for the final rounds of the Stoli Key West Cocktail Classic, believed to be North America's largest annual LGBT bartender competition.

Keys Cuisine Flavored by Indigenous Seafood

Stretching 125 miles into open water, the Florida Keys can boast early settlers ranging from Bahamian fishermen to Cuban cigar makers and New England merchants. In such a rich melting pot, it’s natural that the indigenous cuisine incorporates diverse and delicious influences — with a reliance on an abundant array of fish and seafood harvested from surrounding waters.