17 May 2019

Attendees Can Detect Clues to Good Writing at Mystery Fest Key West

Add up the clues and the solution becomes obvious: readers, writers and savvy sleuths should make tracks for the annual Mystery Fest Key West. Now in its sixth year, the event offers attendees interested in crafting and enjoying mystery fiction the chance to meet, interact with and learn from some of America’s most notable authors.
15 May 2019

Key West to Host Stoli Vodka’s North American LGBTQ Bartender Competition Finals

The Stoli Key West Cocktail Classic’s grand finale week is to bring regional winners from LGBTQ bars in 14 North American cities to Key West to compete to create an original Key West cocktail that embodies the island’s spirit and diverse culture.
14 May 2019

Andreas Franke to Premiere New ‘Sinking World’ Art Exhibit at Vandenberg 10-Year Anniversary

Austrian art photographer Andreas Franke is to premier a second series of his famed “The Sinking World” on the Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg during the shipwreck’s 10-year sinking anniversary celebration set for May 23-27 in Key West.
12 May 2019

Key West Songwriters Fest Stars Brad Paisley, Other Top Talents

The five-day Key West Songwriters Festival wraps up Sunday night and when it’s completed, more than 150 performing songwriters will have staged more than 50 shows in the island city.
09 May 2019

Vandenberg Artificial Reef to Celebrate 10-Year Sinking Anniversary with May 23-27 Dive Activities in Key West

Scuba divers looking to log a world-class bucket-list dive experience are gearing up for the 10-year “on-the-bottom” anniversary of the USNS Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg. Since its sinking May 27, 2009, it remains the world’s second-largest vessel intentionally sunk as an artificial reef.
26 April 2019

Vandenberg Celebrates 10 Years as Florida Keys Artificial Reef

Properly prepared artificial reefs help take human pressure off natural coral reefs, providing alternative structures for scuba divers to explore as well as additional marine habitats. They increase species populations and provide a platform for education and research, while preserving the history and heritage of the vessel.
23 April 2019

Key West Pride to Feature Island-Wide Celebrations June 5-9

Renowned for its “One Human Family” philosophy of unity and equality, Key West is to welcome visitors to its annual Pride festivities Wednesday through Sunday, June 5-9.
23 April 2019

Literary Landmarks Showcase Key West’s Creative Heritage

For more than three-quarters of a century, Key West has been a haven and an inspiration for some of the United States’ most influential writers. While the late Ernest Hemingway, Tennessee Williams and Robert Frost no longer stroll the streets, visitors can view a wealth of literary landmarks and sites that recall their presence and showcase the island’s importance in the literary world.