18 December 2018

New Resorts, Transportation Options and Attractions Enhance the Florida Keys & Key West

The Florida Keys are bustling as new resorts continue to be unveiled throughout the destination. 

New sustainable transportation options have been added in Islamorada’s Upper Matecumbe Key and expanded in Key West. Additionally, new airlift is coming to Key West from New York City and has been launched from Florida’s West Palm Beach.
 
Attractions continue to showcase sustainability and protection of the Keys’ natural resources and the island chain’s surrounding waters, protected by the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.
18 December 2018

Pigeon Key Art Festival Celebrates 25 Years of Art, History and Community Feb. 2-3

Styled as “a big show for a tiny island,” the Pigeon Key Art Festival is to share its silver anniversary edition with art enthusiasts Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 2-3, 2019.
11 December 2018

32 Cold Sea Turtles Flown to Florida Keys to Warm Up

Thirty-two critically endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtles that were rescued off Cape Cod were flown by private plane Tuesday from Quincy, Massachusetts, to the subtropical Florida Keys, where they will convalesce at Marathon's Turtle Hospital.
03 December 2018

Kick Off 2019 at Upper Keys’ ‘Uncorked’ Food & Wine Festival Jan. 10-20

Wine and food lovers can stimulate their taste buds at the annual “Uncorked: The Key Largo and Islamorada Food and Wine Festival,” an 11-day culinary and cocktail extravaganza set for Thursday, Jan. 10, through Sunday, Jan. 20.
26 November 2018

‘Drops,’ Frivolity and Fireworks to Highlight Florida Keys New Year’s Eve

From beachside fireworks to wacky takeoffs on the traditional ball drop in New York’s Times Square, the Florida Keys offer visitors a wealth of ways to welcome 2019. And because “winter” in the subtropical island chain means balmy breezes rather than bitter blizzards, revelers can celebrate without overcoats, boots or mittens.
20 November 2018

Discover Keys Birds, Marine Life and Flora at Four Environmental Attractions

Inviting environmental attractions await visitors to the Florida Keys & Key West, whether they’re interested in learning about marine mammals, sea turtles, wild birds or the plant species that add color and lushness to the island chain’s landscape. 
16 November 2018

Boat Parades to Light Up the Florida Keys Holiday Season

Lighted and decorated boats of all shapes and sizes are to illuminate the sparkling waters of the Florida Keys in December, drawing visitors to local hubs and hotspots to watch five boat parades and revel in the Keys’ holiday spirit.
11 November 2018

Champion Crowned at Florida Keys Stone Crab Eating Contest

Christian Gatti took top honors at the weekend Stone Crab Eating Contest in Marathon. He cracked and cleanly consumed 25 stone crab claws in just 15 minutes and 57 seconds, outpacing all rivals.
08 November 2018

Merry Holiday Happenings Enliven the Florida Keys & Key West

A free-spirited holiday season comes alive in the Florida Keys & Key West, with subtropical warmth and festive cheer throughout the 125-mile-long island chain. From Key Largo to Key West, visitors can find plenty of only-in-the-Keys activities designed to celebrate the seasonal spirit.
01 November 2018

Eclectic Events Highlight Florida Keys’ 2019 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.