14 October 2021

South Florida Symphony to Stage 24th Concert Season in Key West

Classical music aficionados can celebrate the South Florida Symphony’s 24th season by joining the landmark orchestra in Key West for three Masterworks Series concerts — a return to live performances following the 2020-21 season of all-virtual concerts because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
11 October 2021

Welcome the Holiday Season with Art, Crafts and Music in the Lower Keys

Santa might wear shorts in the subtropical Lower Florida Keys, and tiny indigenous Key deer might prevail instead of the expected holiday reindeer. Even so, visitors can welcome the festive season and celebrate the creative arts at the Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce’s annual Island Art Festival.
31 August 2021

Key West’s Fantasy Fest Parade Canceled; Other Festival Events Set to Continue Oct. 22-31

Key West’s iconic Fantasy Fest parade and street fair on Duval Street will not take place this year, organizers of the 10-day masking and costuming festival announced Monday night, to protect against the potential spread of COVID-19 and its variants.
25 June 2021

Hemingway Days Events Carry On Key West’s Literary Tradition

A rich roster of literary events awaits fans of fine writing during Hemingway Days 2021, set for Tuesday through Sunday, July 20-25. The festival celebrates the talent and exuberant Key West lifestyle of legendary writer Ernest Hemingway, who lived on the island for most of the 1930s.
24 June 2021

Look-Alikes to Compete ‘Ernestly’ in Key West’s Hemingway Days Contest

Dozens of stocky, white-bearded men are to flock to Ernest Hemingway’s 1930s island retreat to compete in Sloppy Joe’s Hemingway® Look-Alike Contest set for Thursday through Saturday, July 22-24.
24 June 2021

Hemingway Days to Celebrate Literary Legend July 20-25 in Key West

Fans of Ernest Hemingway’s literary greatness and vigorous life, including scores of bearded Hemingway look-alikes, are to converge on Key West Tuesday through Sunday, July 20-25, for Hemingway Days 2021. The annual celebration salutes the Nobel Prize–winning author’s writing achievements, sporting pursuits and enjoyment of the island’s easygoing lifestyle.
22 June 2021

Gastronomy, Culture, History and Hops Characterize Florida Keys Food Tours in Islamorada

Embark on a culinary journey through Islamorada with Florida Keys Food Tours, exploring historic sights and sampling island-style fare on a guided walking experience in paradise.
22 June 2021

July 4 Festivities and Fireworks to Sparkle Throughout Florida Keys

Independence Day celebrations throughout the 125-mile-long Florida Keys island chain salute the United States’ freedom — and the quirky independent spirit of the Keys — with local parades, picnics and parties topped off by fireworks displays.
17 June 2021

Hemingway Days to Celebrate Literary Legend July 20-25 in Key West

Fans of Ernest Hemingway’s literary greatness and vigorous life, including scores of bearded Hemingway look-alikes, are to converge on Key West Tuesday through Sunday, July 20-25, for Hemingway Days 2021. The annual celebration salutes the Nobel Prize–winning author’s writing achievements, sporting pursuits and enjoyment of the island’s easygoing lifestyle.
01 June 2021

Lower Keys Underwater Music Festival to ‘Make Waves’ for Reef Protection

Divers and snorkelers can explore a portion of the continental United States’ only coral barrier reef while enjoying a sub-sea concert that promotes reef preservation Saturday, July 10, in the Lower Florida Keys.