08 September 2021

What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West for Fall 2021

Fall in the Florida Keys & Key West is an ideal time for outdoor activities as temperatures begin to cool. New nonstop airlift to Key West, expanded and upgraded hotels and an all-new resort in the Middle Keys, and enhanced outdoor experiences are among what’s new in the Keys.

07 September 2021

‘Kids Free Florida Keys’ Available for Families Sept. 7 Through Oct. 15

Parents, kids, grandparents and extended families can explore Florida Keys attractions, tours, watersports and other offerings while participating in a value-added program that provides free admission and opportunities for children age 12 or younger.
19 August 2021

Contest for Florida Keys’ Fastest Stone Crab Claw Eaters Set for Oct. 23

While the Florida Keys stone crab harvest season runs from Oct. 15 to May 1, the annual Stone Crab Claw Eating Contest is an undisputed Middle Keys highlight to jumpstart the season. Set for Saturday, Oct. 23, the munch-a-thon draws enthusiastic amateur eaters and their fans.
23 July 2021

Sea Turtle Released in the Florida Keys to Join Tour de Turtles Online Race

A juvenile green sea turtle rehabilitated at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital was fitted with a satellite-tracking transmitter and released from a Keys beach Friday to join the 14th annual Tour de Turtles, a marathon-like “race” that follows the long-distance migration of sea turtles over three months.
21 July 2021

Hawks Cay Resort to Host ‘Florida Keys Heroes Tribute’ Labor Day Weekend

The 12th annual Florida Keys Heroes Tribute Labor Day weekend at Hawks Cay Resort, Villas and Marina is to honor “heroes in action,” men and women members of the military, fire rescue, police and medical personnel who serve and sacrifice for the nation. The event is scheduled Friday through Sunday, Sept. 3-5.
21 July 2021

Hawks Cay Resort to Host ‘Florida Keys Heroes Tribute’ Labor Day Weekend

The 12th annual Florida Keys Heroes Tribute Labor Day weekend at Hawks Cay Resort, Villas and Marina is to honor “heroes in action,” men and women members of the military, fire rescue, police and medical personnel who serve and sacrifice for the nation. The event is scheduled Friday through Sunday, Sept. 3-5.
20 July 2021

Synchronized Spawning Creates New Life for Coral Reefs in the Florida Keys

Divers interested in viewing the underwater phenomenon of coral spawning can join Florida Keys dive operators during select coral spawning charters — twilight trips to shallow reefs on or around the full moons in August and September to watch the reproductive action along the continental United States’ only living coral barrier reef.
14 July 2021

Florida Keys Launch Public Awareness Campaign Ahead of Spiny Lobster Sport Season

An extensive public awareness initiative has begun to help leisure Florida Keys travelers and residents have an enjoyable, safe and non-impacting experience during both the two-day lobster sport season and the traditional lobster harvesting season.
07 July 2021

Tropical Storm Elsa Passes Near Florida Keys Tuesday; Minimal Impacts Reported

Tropical Storm Elsa passed near the Lower Florida Keys and Key West Tuesday, July 6, leaving only minor impacts.
22 June 2021

July 4 Festivities and Fireworks to Sparkle Throughout Florida Keys

Independence Day celebrations throughout the 125-mile-long Florida Keys island chain salute the United States’ freedom — and the quirky independent spirit of the Keys — with local parades, picnics and parties topped off by fireworks displays.