19 April 2019

Minimal Regatta to Maximize Fun in Key West May 26

Boats made of thin plywood and duct tape don’t sound very seaworthy, but they’re the only vessels allowed in the 28th annual Schooner Wharf Minimal Regatta, expected to provide maximum merriment for spectators Sunday, May 26.
09 April 2019

Celebratory Florida Keys Events Highlight Second Half of 2019

The second six months of each year in the Florida Keys & Key West are always festive, with lively and offbeat events throughout the 125-mile-long island chain. There are always only-in-the Keys activities for visitors eager to enjoy marine life and the unique environment, fresh dock-to-dish seafood and luscious cuisine and the engagingly laid-back atmosphere of the Keys.
08 April 2019

Paddle Classic to Feature 12-Mile Race Around Key West

Watersports enthusiasts on paddleboards and other self-propelled watercraft can race around the continental United States’ southernmost island during the annual Key West Paddle Classic. The challenge highlights a long weekend of action-oriented events scheduled Thursday through Sunday, May 2-5. 
05 April 2019

Key West’s Truman Symposium to Spotlight Fire Prevention and Historic Preservation

Behind-the-scenes tours of Florida’s only presidential museum, discussions of former President Harry S. Truman’s efforts to promote fire safety and historic preservation, and presentations by experts await attendees at the 17th annual Truman Legacy Symposium in Key West. 
29 March 2019

America’s Top Songwriters to Perform at Key West Festival May 8-12

The writers behind some of America’s hottest contemporary tunes are to perform for Key West audiences in listener-friendly settings during the 24th Key West Songwriters Festival. An annual tradition that brings together music lovers and over 150 music makers, the festival is scheduled Wednesday through Sunday, May 8-12.
28 March 2019

High-Heeled Divas to Vie for Victory in Zany Key West ‘Drag Race’

Female impersonators are to transform the 700 block of Key West’s Duval Street into an improvised speedway Saturday, April 20, entertaining crowds of spectators during the wacky Great Conch Republic Drag Race. 
19 March 2019

New Air Service, Accommodations and Eco-Friendly Activities are What’s New in The Florida Keys & Key West

The Florida Keys & Key West continue to unveil new and fully renovated resorts throughout the 125-mile-long island chain.
18 March 2019

Florida Keys’ Conch Republic to Celebrate 37th ‘Birthday’ April 19-28

Aspiring and current Conch Republic citizens can celebrate the offbeat “nation’s” birthday April 19-28 with activities including a lighthearted sea battle for tall ships and a drag race for men dressed as women.
15 March 2019

Afro Roots Fest to Highlight Cuban Rhythms in Key West April 18-20

Audiences can celebrate world music with an emphasis on Cuban rhythms during the annual Afro Roots Fest showcase in Key West. Music and film events are planned Thursday through Saturday, April 18-20, in multiple venues around the Florida Keys island that lies just 90 miles from Havana.
14 March 2019

Activities Celebrate Earth Day 2019 in the Florida Keys & Key West

With the global “Protect Our Species” theme for Earth Day 2019, it’s easy to participate in a variety of meaningful, memorable activities to “Connect & Protect” in the rich natural environment of the Florida Keys & Key West.