Arts & Culture
20 November 2020
Boat Parades to Light Up the Florida Keys Holiday Season
Decorated boats of all shapes and sizes are to illuminate the sparkling waters of the Florida Keys in December. Around the island chain, visitors can view lighted boat parades from the shore or excursion boats, or even revel in the Keys’ holiday spirit by decking out their own boat in dazzling lights and eye-catching seasonal decorations.
19 November 2020
How to Create Florida Keys–Style Holiday Magic at Home
Throughout the Keys, creativity reigns in nearly every aspect of life, especially during the festive holiday season. And those spending the holidays at home can create Keys-style magic thanks to local offerings that can be ordered online and shipped to them.
03 November 2020
South Florida Symphony to Stage Concert Season of Virtual Music
The South Florida Symphony, born in Key West 23 years ago, is making its 2020-21 season available to classical music aficionados around the globe by staging a series of all-virtual concerts featuring world-renowned performers.
30 October 2020
Key West Film Festival to Showcase All-Outdoors Cinema Nov. 18-22
Movie aficionados can celebrate film screenings in breezy outdoor venues during the ninth annual Key West Film Festival, spotlighting films about women, music and the arts, LGBTQ issues and Florida.
12 October 2020
Key West’s Fantasy Fest to Stage Streaming Events; Live Festival Remains Canceled
Fans of Key West’s Fantasy Fest can enjoy two streaming events that showcase the masking and costuming festival’s creativity and spirit, despite the cancellation of the Oct. 16-25 in-person celebration to guard against coronavirus spread.
24 September 2020
Outdoor Stages to Backdrop Key Largo Original Music Fest Oct. 15-18
More than two dozen elite musicians excelling at country, folk, pop and rock music are to gather in the Florida Keys Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 15-18, for the Key Largo Original Music Festival.
17 August 2020
Cuban Culture and Heritage Enrich Key West
Sway to the infectious rhythms of an outdoor salsa band. Savor the rush of caffeine from a shot of café cortadito sold by a smiling vendor. Pause on Duval Street to gaze at an imposing 19th-century building where history was made. And as you do, breathe a fervent “thank you” for the Cuban heritage that enlivens and enhances Key West.
02 July 2020
Bob Dylan Unveils Poetic Song About Key West
Legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan recently released a ballad titled “Key West (Philosopher Pirate),” becoming the latest in a long line of poets to draw inspiration from the island city.
17 June 2020
Key West Food Tours: Al Fresco Sampling and Walking
Want to take a walk through Key West history, learn about the island’s unique culture, how its heritage was influenced by the nearby Bahamas, and top off the experience with a refreshing signature Florida Keys dessert?
31 January 2020
Exclusive Tours to Showcase Key West’s Private Gardens Feb. 28-29
Nature lovers can tour the lush and lovely gardens surrounding four private Key West homes Friday and Saturday, Feb. 28-29, during the once-a-year tours presented by the Key West Garden Club.