30 June 2017

Florida Keys Garden Attractions Are ‘Simply Natural’

 The subtropical Florida Keys & Key West are resplendent with indigenous species in hidden, tucked-away gardens nestled throughout the 125-mile-long island chain.
30 June 2017

Simply Delicious: Florida Keys Cuisine Inspires Tasty Experiences

Nearly everyone who journeys to the Florida Keys samples grilled locally caught yellowtail snapper or mahi-mahi, steamed Key West pink shrimp, clawless Florida lobster and chilled stone crab claws. Since their just-off-the-boat freshness is all the adornment they need, they’re often prepared with a simplicity that only enhances their flavor. 
28 June 2017

Bring on the Drawn Butter! Key West Lobsterfest Set For Aug. 10-13

Lobster lovers are invited to sample the savory Florida crustacean during Key West Lobsterfest, scheduled Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 10-13. The festival celebrates the start of the Florida Keys lobster season with a tasty “menu” of events highlighted by an open-air lobster feast on the island’s famed Duval Street. 
27 June 2017

Hemingway Days to Honor Key West’s Literary Past and Present

Ernest Hemingway left Key West in late 1939 after nearly a decade of residence, but his literary legacy continues during Hemingway Days 2017, scheduled Tuesday through Sunday, July 18-23. 
16 June 2017

Hemingway 5k Sunset Run/Walk and Paddleboard Race to Draw Athletes to Key West

Racers can compete on foot or on paddleboards during two Key West challenges that commemorate Ernest Hemingway’s exuberant outdoor lifestyle and passion for sporting pursuits. 
15 June 2017

Hemingway Days to Honor Ernest in Key West July 18-23

Ernest Hemingway look-alikes, writers, anglers and fans of the late author’s work are to converge on Key West Tuesday through Sunday, July 18-23, for the annual Hemingway Days celebration. The festival honors the legacy of the American literary giant who lived and wrote on the island for most of the 1930s.
12 June 2017

Aspiring ‘Ernests’ to Seek Look-Alike Title at Key West’s Hemingway Days

More than 120 stocky, bearded men are to gather on the island Ernest Hemingway called home to emulate the author’s appearance and larger-than-life character during Sloppy Joe’s 37th annual Hemingway® Look-Alike Contest.  
 
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.