26 April 2017

Florida Keys Dragon Boat Festival to Enliven Sombrero Beach May 20

The annual Battle in the Bay Dragon Boat Festival set for Saturday, May 20, at Marathon’s Sombrero Beach offers spectators beachfront excitement as teams of 20 paddlers power their sleek boats in unison, racing parallel to the shore.
20 April 2017

Three Virtuoso Florida Keys Guitarists to Star in June 2-4 ‘Summit’

Three virtuoso Florida Keys guitarists are to present concerts in three Keys locations Friday through Sunday, June 2-4, intriguing audiences with performances in genres from classical to contemporary to Latin. 
20 December 2016

Florida Keys Keys & Key West Festivals and Events Span 2017

Hardly a weekend goes by in the Florida Keys & Key West without a special event or festival taking place. Providing entertainment and enjoyment for visitors virtually throughout the year, the events celebrate everything from the Keys’ colorful history, artistic culture and quirky ambiance to underwater wonders, outdoor adventure and tasty cuisine. 
 
03 November 2016

Festive Holiday Cheer to Light Up the Florida Keys & Key West

A sun-splashed holiday season comes alive in the Florida Keys & Key West with warmth and cheer throughout the 125-mile-long island chain. From Key Largo to Key West, the 2016 holidays are sprinkled with only-in-the-Keys events, packed with spirited activities and festooned with decorated boats and bicycles.
30 September 2016

New Resorts, Marine Coral Trail, Culinary Options Highlight What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West for Fall 2016

The Florida Keys & Key West continue to unveil upscale resorts, with six properties and nearly 460 units soon to be added to the 125-mile-long island chain’s accommodations inventory.
New seasonal airlift into Key West is also coming. United Airlines is scheduled to launch seasonal service from Newark, New Jersey, and from Chicago into Key West this winter through spring.
A new coral restoration marine trail and creative dining options also highlight fall offerings for visitors and residents.
02 June 2016

Accommodations, Attractions and Adventures Highlight What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West for Summer 2016

The Florida Keys & Key West offer a variety of new and enhanced accommodations, attractions, sustainable and eco libations and Everglades National Park amenities that highlight the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary in August.
Explore some new reasons to visit the Florida Keys here:
25 May 2016

Where to Get a Florida Keys 'Flavor Fix'

Scores of visitors envy Florida Keys "locals" who create satisfying lives full of authentic pleasures and natural ingredients. But visitors too can enjoy the indigenous flavors of the Keys, and even take home tasty "souvenirs" to help sustain them until their next vacation escape.
25 May 2016

Middle and Upper Keys Potters: Hand Building an Artful Niche

Visual artistry can be found virtually anywhere in the Florida Keys. Inspiration might come from palm-fringed shorescapes that edge the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, or the orange and purple abstracts unrolling against vast skies at sunset. Aspiring potters working from the clay of the earth also learn, find inspiration and practice their craft at Middle and Upper Keys studios. Opportunities abound around the island chain for those eager to explore their own potential and discover others' artistry.
 
25 May 2016

From Sandals to Sea Glass: Artisan Offerings in the Keys

For nearly a century the Florida Keys have beckoned many with their natural beauty and vibrant yet laidback atmosphere. But it's not just travelers that gravitate to the intriguing destination. Quaint, quirky and filled with a free-spirited charm, the subtropical islands are a haven for the creative. Artists and artisans from across the globe flock to the Keys and stay, making the island chain their home while helping shape its reputation as a cultural mecca.