11 October 2022

Contest for Florida Keys’ Fastest Stone Crab Claw Eaters Set for Nov. 5

While the Florida Keys stone crab claw harvest season runs from Oct. 15 to May 1, the annual Stone Crab Eating Contest is an undisputed Middle Keys highlight of the season. Set for Saturday, Nov. 5, the munch-a-thon draws enthusiastic amateur eaters and their fans.
11 October 2022

Soul-Centered Wellness Attracts Meetings in the Florida Keys & Key West

The 125-mile-long island chain of the Florida Keys & Key West offers nearly endless opportunities for rejuvenation and wellness — seamlessly blending work with play in soothing outdoor spaces framed by stunning seascapes and landscapes.
11 October 2022

What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West for Fall 2022

The Florida Keys & Key West are welcoming fall with enhanced resorts offering spacious new villa-style accommodations and new “Aqua Lodges” for overnight stays at marinas. In the Middle Keys, a colorful 60-passenger tram is transporting passengers across the Old Seven Mile Bridge to historic Pigeon Key.
11 October 2022

Florida Resident Takes Two First-Place Awards in Key Largo’s Take Stock in Children Backcountry Challenge

After a weekend spent angling for trophy-size snook, redfish and trout, an angler from St. Petersburg, Florida, took two top awards at the annual Take Stock in Children Backcountry Challenge that ended Sept. 25.
10 October 2022

Key West Offshore World Championship to Challenge Powerboat Racers Nov. 6-13

Fierce competition between leading American and international powerboat racing teams, unmatched close-up viewing for spectators and a course with legendary challenges are to characterize the 41st annual Race World Offshore Key West Offshore World Championship.
06 October 2022

Country Artist George Strait to Highlight ‘Legends of Music Row’ Festival in Key West

The three-night Legends of Music Row Music Festival, hosted by Country Music Hall of Fame songwriter Dean Dillon with a special appearance by country legend George Strait, is slated Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 13-15, at Key West’s Coffee Butler Amphitheater.
06 October 2022

Sugarloaf Showdown to Challenge Anglers Nov. 10-12 in Lower Keys

Angling teams can test their skill at catching bonefish, permit and barracuda during the ninth annual Sugarloaf Showdown scheduled Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 10-12.
05 October 2022

Divers Go Deep for Key Largo’s Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest Oct. 29

Divers should pack their pumpkin carving tools when they gear up for the 24th annual Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest set for Saturday, Oct. 29, in Key Largo waters.
30 September 2022

Florida Keys Remain Open to Visitors After Ian

People who care about the Florida Keys likely are aware the island chain felt impacts from Hurricane Ian’s tropical storm-force winds and storm surge Sept. 27-28, when the center of Hurricane Ian passed well west of Key West.

22 September 2022

Key West’s Headdress Ball Set to ‘Tower Above’ Audiences Oct. 27

Merrymakers can show off their most creative, extravagant masks and dazzling headdress regalia at the 39th annual Headdress Ball set for Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Coffee Butler Amphitheater at Key West’s Truman Waterfront Park.