25 September 2023

Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest Set for Oct. 28 in Key Largo

Divers interested in participating in the 25th annual Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest Saturday, Oct. 28, should pack carving tools along with their dive gear for the quirky event in Key Largo waters.
26 July 2023

Key West Museum Exhibit Provides New Insights into 1622 Shipwrecks

More than 400 years after two majestic galleons from Spain’s 1622 fleet sank off Key West, a comprehensive new exhibit tells their story in the context of their time.
19 July 2023

Tropical Heat’s Revelry to Sizzle in Key West Aug. 9-13

Known for its year-round subtropical weather, playful festivals and welcoming “One Human Family” atmosphere, Key West is to sizzle Wednesday through Sunday, Aug. 9-13, during the Tropical Heat celebration for gay men age 21 and over.
17 July 2023

Key West BrewFest to Flavor Labor Day Weekend

Those who revere beer or love lager can indulge their cravings in the Florida Keys over Labor Day weekend during the annual Key West BrewFest.
22 June 2023

Hemingway Days to Honor Key West’s Literary Heritage

An intriguing array of literary events awaits readers and writers during Hemingway Days 2023, set for Tuesday through Sunday, July 18-23. The festival celebrates the talent and Key West lifestyle of author Ernest Hemingway, who lived on the island for most of the 1930s.
22 June 2023

Festival to Celebrate Stock Island’s Seafaring Spirit, Arts and Cuisine

Just across Cow Key Channel from Key West, Stock Island is the heart of the Florida Keys’ commercial shrimping industry, alive with colorful marinas, eclectic arts emporiums and inviting waterfront bars and restaurants. The island’s seafaring spirit, culinary diversity and creative offerings are to entice attendees to the annual I Love Stock Island Festival scheduled Wednesday through Sunday, July 12 to 16.
22 June 2023

Family-Friendly Fourth of July Festivities Planned Throughout Florida Keys

Local parades, beach parties, glittering fireworks and the creation of the world’s largest Key lime pie are to highlight Independence Day celebrations throughout the Florida Keys.
15 June 2023

Aspiring ‘Ernests’ to Seek Look-Alike Title at Key West’s Hemingway Days

More than 125 stocky, bearded men are to gather on the island Ernest Hemingway called home to emulate the author’s appearance and larger-than-life character during Sloppy Joe’s 42nd annual Hemingway® Look-Alike Contest.  
14 June 2023

Hemingway Days to Celebrate Literary Legend July 18-23 in Key West

Ernest Hemingway fans can celebrate the late author’s literary accomplishments and colorful Key West lifestyle Tuesday through Sunday, July 18-23. The annual Hemingway Days festivities salute the legacy of the Nobel Prize winner who lived and wrote on the island for most of the 1930s. 
17 May 2023

Mouthwatering Mangoes to Star in Key West Festival June 22-25

One of Key West’s most notable indigenous delicacies, the mango, is to take center stage Thursday through Sunday, June 22-25, when the island city’s seventh annual Mango Fest salutes the flavorful fruit and its heritage.