15 February 2018

600 Key West Couples Stage Valentine's Day Re-creation of WWII-Era Kiss

On Valentine's Day in Key West, an estimated 600 couples re-created the "most famous kiss in American history" -- the iconic smooch between a sailor and a nurse in New York’s Times Square, immortalized in a photograph as they celebrated the end of World War II.
14 February 2018

Tennessee Williams Birthday Events to Recall Late Playwright in Key West

Tennessee Williams first visited Key West in 1941, subsequently buying a house where he resided until his death in 1983. Fans of the Pulitzer  Prize–winning playwright can celebrate his legacy Feb. 28 through April 9 with cultural and creative events on the island he called home.
12 February 2018

Key West’s Conch Shell Blowing Contest to Test ‘Mollusk Musicianship’

New Orleans might have its jazz and Memphis its blues, but Key West is home to a musical art form all its own: conch shell blowing. Everyone from novices to “pucker pros” can attempt to prove their prowess at the offbeat skill during the island city’s 56th annual Conch Shell Blowing Contest, scheduled at noon Saturday, March 3.
09 February 2018

GardenFest to Spotlight Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden Feb. 17-18

Nature lovers can enjoy an exhibition and sale of rare plants, explore the unique Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden and discover fine crafts during GardenFest Key West 2018, set for Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 17-18.
08 February 2018

New Florida Keys Accommodations, Activities and Attractions Await Meeting Participants and Groups

In the Florida Keys & Key West it’s easy for groups to unplug. The popular 125-mile-long subtropical island chain continues to be enhanced as a destination for meetings and corporate and incentive groups. New offerings include a soon-to-open all-inclusive bungalow resort in Key Largo, increased airline options, tours and team-building adventures.

07 February 2018

'Connections Project' Debuts to Celebrate Florida Keys Arts Community

As well as being connected by the iconic Overseas Highway, the 125-mile-long Florida Keys island chain also is connected by a vibrant community of artists. From now through May 8, art lovers can view a 24-foot mural featuring the work of close to 400 creative spirits during a series of six exhibitions throughout the Keys. 
01 February 2018

Discover Truman’s Heritage and ‘Heart Starter’ at His Key West Retreat

The “heart starter” bourbon drink prescribed by former President Harry Truman’s doctor is among attractions for attendees at a Presidents Day weekend celebration at Key West’s Harry S. Truman Little White House.
01 February 2018

West Martello Gardens Tour Highlights Key West Garden Club Event

Horticulture buffs can discover the restored Fort West Martello Gardens Friday and Saturday, Feb. 23-24, during a unique guided tour and plant sale presented by the Key West Garden Club.
30 January 2018

Bizarre but True 'Undying Love' to Debut in Key West on Valentine's Day

In 1930s Key West, a man who called himself “Count von Cosel” fell in love with a terminally ill girl named Elena Hoyos. Her death was the start of a bizarre but true love story that unfolds for theater fans in “Undying Love: A Key West Musical,” debuting on Valentine’s Day at The Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton St.
26 January 2018

Anglers to Target Permit During Lower Keys’ March Merkin Tournament

Anglers passionate about targeting permit can seek the wily sport fish during the 2018 March Merkin Permit Tournament set for Monday through Thursday, March 12-15.