13 January 2022

Florida Keys ‘Connections Project’ Marks 10 Years of Color, Creativity and Community

The Florida Keys & Key West are connected by more than the iconic Overseas Highway and its 42 bridges. The alluring island chain also is connected by a vibrant community of creative spirits, and a 24-foot-long mural of their artistry can be viewed through May 20 in a Keyswide series of exhibitions.
04 January 2022

Key West Food and Wine Festival to Tempt Appetites Jan. 26-30

Fans of fine food and vintages can indulge their appetites for both at the 13th annual Key West Food and Wine Festival. The extravaganza is scheduled Wednesday through Sunday, Jan. 26-30, with many events held outdoors to take advantage of Key West’s typically balmy winter weather.
03 January 2022

Key West Craft Show to Continue Creative Tradition Jan. 29-30

In the 1800s, skilled carpenters adorned Key West homes with the wooden “lace” known as gingerbread and net-makers fashioned high-quality nets to snare unwary fish. The creative tradition they began continues Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 29-30, when attendees can
03 January 2022

Mile 0 Fest Celebrates ‘Red Dirt’ and Americana Music in Key West

Fans of Americana and “Red Dirt” music can enjoy performances by the genres’ leading acts in a subtropical outdoor setting Tuesday through Saturday, Jan. 25-29, at Key West’s fifth annual Mile 0 Fest.
08 December 2021

New Year’s Eve ‘Drops’ and Fireworks to Dazzle Florida Keys Revelers

New Year’s Eve partiers unwilling to endure cold-weather festivities, such as the traditional “ball drop” in New York’s Times Square, can find exuberant celebrations and far warmer temperatures in the Florida Keys.
01 December 2021

Authors to Explore Theme of Desire at Key West Literary Seminar

More than 20 leading American and international writers are to explore literary depictions of desire, from the profound to the profane, during the 39th annual Key West Literary Seminar. The acclaimed gathering for literature fans is set for Thursday through Sunday, Jan. 6-9.
29 November 2021

Boat Parades to Light Up the Florida Keys Holiday Season

Santa is likely to arrive in the Florida Keys by schooner instead of by sleigh, traveling with a team of dolphins rather than reindeer — at least during the festive lighted boat parades that enliven the Keys’ holiday season.
23 November 2021

Seasonal Celebrations to Star in Key West Holiday Fest

Although the southernmost island in the continental United States has never experienced a traditional white Christmas, visitors can immerse themselves in seasonal spirit and celebrations during the 2021 Key West Holiday Fest.
22 November 2021

‘Connect with Keys Life’ Section Debuts on Florida Keys’ Visitor Website

A dedicated section titled “Connect with Keys Life” has debuted on the Florida Keys tourism council’s visitor website, fla-keys.com, highlighting one of the Keys' greatest "natural resources" — the friendly, easygoing people who make the island chain their home. 
21 October 2021

Key West Film Festival to Celebrate 10th Anniversary Nov. 17-21

Film buffs can celebrate cinema through nearly 120 contemporary cinematic offerings, including about 100 short films and 20 features, during the 10th annual Key West Film Festival set Wednesday through Sunday, Nov. 17-21.