10 November 2022

Key West Holiday Fest Salutes Seasonal Spirit in Island Style

Santa might arrive by sailboat instead of sleigh, and balmy Key West has never seen snow, but visitors can immerse themselves in seasonal spirit and celebrations during the 2022 Key West Holiday Fest that runs through Dec. 31.
19 October 2022

‘Nutcracker Key West’ to Add Florida Keys Flair to Classic Holiday Ballet

A unique subtropical version of the classic ballet “The Nutcracker” awaits audiences Dec. 7-11 in Key West, flavored with characters and sets depicting the island’s colorful history, vibrant coral reef environment and even free-roaming local roosters.
17 October 2022

Key West’s Goombay Festival to Blend Music, Food and Island Spirit

High-energy family fun, entertainment and multicultural taste treats await revelers Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21-22, during the annual Bahama Village Goombay Festival.
13 October 2022

Key West’s Bud Light Fantasy Fest Parade to Dazzle Viewers Oct. 29

Lavishly decorated floats, costumed characters, bands and elaborately garbed marching groups are to entertain spectators Saturday, Oct. 29, during the Bud Light Fantasy Fest Parade through Key West’s historic downtown.
12 October 2022

Fantasy Fest’s Captain Morgan Masquerade March to Celebrate Color, Spirit and Fun Oct. 28

Vibrantly costumed revelers are to demonstrate their lighthearted mind-set during the Captain Morgan Masquerade March, a lively walking parade set for Friday, Oct. 28. 

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.
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.
22 September 2022

‘Smallest Parade’ to Feature Large-Scale Creativity in Key West

Artists and artisans around the Florida Keys are ramping up their creativity to prep for Fantasy Fest, Key West’s Oct. 21-30 masking and costuming festival capped by a lavish parade along the island’s Duval Street.
18 August 2022

Creative Costumes and Cartoon Chaos to Color Key West’s Fantasy Fest

Revelers can express their creativity by donning dazzling costumes during the annual Fantasy Fest celebration in Key West. Set for Friday, Oct. 21, through Sunday, Oct. 30, the 2022 festival is themed “Cult Classics & Cartoon Chaos.”
02 June 2022

Hemingway Hopefuls to Compete July 21-23 in Famed Key West Contest

Each July visitors can spot the spirit of Ernest Hemingway (or even scores of spirits) on the island where the legendary author lived and wrote during the 1930s. That’s because as many as 150 stocky, white-bearded aspiring “Ernests” converge on Key West in July to compete in Sloppy Joe’s annual Hemingway® Look-Alike Contest.