What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West for Spring 2023
The Florida Keys & Key West are preparing to celebrate a bicentennial, or 200th anniversary, with heritage activities throughout Monroe County. Events commemorate the Florida Territorial Legislature’s establishment of Monroe County July 3, 1823.
‘The Florida Keys: 200 Years of Paradise’ to Debut Jan. 22 and 23 on South Florida PBS
“The Florida Keys: 200 Years of Paradise," a 60-minute television program that explores the history of the continental United States’ southernmost island chain from the early 1800s to the present, is slated to debut Jan. 22 and 23 on South Florida’s Public Broadcasting Service channels.
Key West Airport Groundbreaking Launches $100-Million Expansion
State, local and airport officials gathered in Key West Wednesday, Nov. 2, for a groundbreaking ceremony that marked the start of a $100-million expansion to Key West International Airport.
Only in the Keys Seven Mile Bridge
What makes the Seven Mile Bridge so fascinating? For one thing, it’s one of the longest segmental bridges in the world and the centerpiece of the Florida Keys Overseas Highway that winds throughout the entire island chain.
Only in the Keys Sunset Celebration
Every evening visitors gather at Mallory Square for a Key West tradition known as the Sunset Celebration. Spectators witness local entertainers and artists display their talents and crafts. For those who aren't sure, it takes place ONCE a day.
Experience Adventure in the Florida Keys
Throughout the Florida Keys, visitors can discover captivating adventures that can’t be enjoyed anywhere except in the subtropical island chain — like “meeting” tiny indigenous Key deer, exploring the world’s first underwater park, or savoring the spectacle at Key West’s nightly Sunset Celebration. They can even attend a musical festival beneath the sea!
Say I Do in the Florida Keys
The seductive, subtropical Florida Keys seem made for romance - so it's no surprise that the island chain is among North America's top wedding destinations. Throughout the Keys, couples can find settings as captivating as their love for ceremonies featuring traditional style, island flair or barefoot chic. They can even "plunge into matrimony" underwater!