06 December 2017

Offbeat ‘Drops’ and Fireworks to Mark 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 2018. And because “winter” in the subtropical island chain means balmy breezes rather than blizzards, revelers can leave heavy coats and boots behind as they head out to celebrate wearing light dresses or shorts and sandals.
05 December 2017

Islamorada’s Baygrass Bluegrass Festival to Offer a Well-Strung Weekend Jan. 12-14

Visitors to the Florida Keys in January can delight in the warmer climes, and music lovers can revel in Islamorada’s Baygrass Bluegrass Music Festival set for Friday through Sunday, Jan. 12-14.
04 December 2017

Texas Anglers Win Islamorada Sailfish Tournament, Kicking Off Gold Cup Series

A Texas father-and-son team clinched the win in the final minutes of the Islamorada Sailfish Tournament Sunday, Dec. 3, kicking off the renowned triple-crown Florida Keys Gold Cup Sailfish Championship series.
04 December 2017

Florida Keys Group Burns Hurricane Flags to Mark Storm Season's End

Florida Keys residents staged the ceremonial burning of hurricane warning flags Thursday evening to mark the official Nov. 30 end of the turbulent 2017 Atlantic Basin hurricane season.
04 December 2017

Collegiate Athletes to Train and Compete at Key Largo’s Orange Bowl Swim Classic

Lured by Key Largo’s subtropical weather and a first-class training facility, hundreds of the nation's finest collegiate swimmers are to meet and compete in a popular monthlong training session that culminates in the Orange Bowl Swimming Classic, set for Wednesday, Jan. 3.
01 December 2017

Jules’ Undersea Lodge, Nation’s Only Underwater Hotel, Reopens in Key Largo

Jules’ Undersea Lodge, the United States’ only submerged recreational hotel, is to reopen to overnight divers Friday, Dec. 1.
30 November 2017

Tennessee Williams Museum to Open in Key West Dec. 15

An exhibit memorializing iconic playwright Tennessee Williams, who called Key West home from the late 1940s until his death in 1983, has expanded to become the Tennessee Williams Museum under new dual leadership.
21 November 2017

Key Largo and Islamorada ‘Uncorked’ Festival Appeals to Food, Wine Lovers Jan. 4-14

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. 4, through Sunday, Jan. 14.
21 November 2017

Florida Keys Celtic Festival Returns to Marathon Jan. 5-7

Celtic rock and traditional music await attendees at the fifth annual Florida Keys Celtic Festival set for Friday through Sunday, Jan. 5-7, 2018, at the Marathon Community Park, mile marker (MM) 49. 
21 November 2017

‘Sugar Rum Cherry: A Burlesque Nutcracker’ to Run Dec. 14-16 in Key West

A naughty and spirited two-act reverie, inspired by the classic holiday ballet “The Nutcracker,” is sure to bring laughter to Key West’s seasonal festivities in mid-December.