20 December 2019

Eclectic Events Highlight Florida Keys’ 2020 Calendar

There’s always something happening in the Florida Keys & Key West, from eclectic festivals focusing on the area’s colorful history, artistic culture and notable cuisine to events that celebrate the Keys’ unique environment, underwater adventures and quirky ambiance.
19 December 2019

Key West Master Chefs Classic to Offer Cuisine and Cocktails for a Cause

Top local chefs are to vie for culinary honors while food lovers savor their edible entries at Key West’s 26th annual Master Chefs Classic set for 4:30 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020.
19 December 2019

‘Samantha Brown’s Places to Love’ to Spotlight Florida Keys in January

Emmy Award–winning travel host Samantha Brown is set to showcase the Florida Keys experience in a 30-minute television episode of “Samantha Brown’s Places to Love,” scheduled to air on public television stations nationwide beginning in January 2020.
13 December 2019

Pups to Promenade in Key West Dachshund Walk Dec. 31

America’s southernmost island is to embrace a tail-wagging tradition Tuesday, Dec. 31, when the 15th annual Key West Dachshund Walk provides an informal, family-friendly kickoff to New Year’s Eve festivities.
12 December 2019

Sustainable Offerings, Added Flights and Renovated Resorts Among What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West for Winter 2019-20

This winter the Florida Keys continue to spotlight sustainability and responsible tourism as new resorts open, new low-impact tours and experiences are created and a new app is unveiled to promote safe driving and highlight eco-attractions.
12 December 2019

Key West Literary Seminar to Explore Literature of Sports Jan. 9-12

More than 20 acclaimed contemporary writers are to explore the literature of sports during the 38th annual Key West Literary Seminar. Scheduled Thursday through Sunday, Jan. 9-12, the seminar is themed “Reading Between the Lines: Sports and Literature.”
11 December 2019

Runners to Explore Key West During 22nd Annual Half Marathon Jan. 19

The 22nd annual Key West Half Marathon & 5k is to draw several thousand runners to compete Sunday, Jan. 19, in the subtropical island city’s historic Old Town and scenic waterfront.
02 December 2019

Key West Home Tours to Honor 60 Years of Preservation

Architectural highlights on the continental United States’ southernmost island range from charming 19th-century cottages to ornate period mansions decorated with intricate wooden “gingerbread” trim. Visitors can explore homes embodying this stylistic heritage as well as contemporary gems during weekend home tours in December 2019 and January, February and March 2020.
21 November 2019

Florida Keys New Year’s Eve to Feature Offbeat 'Drops,' Fireworks and Festivities

New Year’s Eve celebrations in the Florida Keys traditionally feature balmy temperatures and a warm welcome for revelers fleeing colder climes. From beachside fireworks where overcoats and gloves aren’t allowed to wacky takeoffs on the traditional ball drop in New York’s Times Square, the island chain offers visitors a wealth of ways to welcome 2020.
15 November 2019

Eleven-Day 'Uncorked' Food and Wine Festival Kicks Off in Upper Florida Keys Jan. 9

Discover the flavors of the Florida Keys in two of the island chain’s regions during the 2020 edition of “Uncorked: The Key Largo and Islamorada Food and Wine Festival,” an 11-day culinary and cocktail extravaganza Thursday, Jan. 9, through Sunday, Jan. 19.