12 July 2023

Responsible Harvesting Urged During Florida Keys Lobster Season

The annual two-day spiny lobster sport season and beginning of the traditional lobster harvesting season in the Florida Keys are only a few weeks away and area officials want visitors and residents to have an enjoyable, safe and environmentally non-impacting experience.
30 June 2023

‘Florida Keys Traveler’ Podcast to Mark Island Chain’s July 3 Bicentennial

The final episode of a globally available Florida Keys Traveler podcast series — commemorating the Keys’ 200th “birthday” and featuring commentary by a 104-year-old resident — is to be posted on the bicentennial date Monday, July 3.
30 June 2023

PBS Documentary and Podcast Airing to Mark Florida Keys’ July 3 Bicentennial

An encore broadcast of a South Florida PBS television documentary and the final episode of the Florida Keys Traveler 2023 podcast — both commemorating the Keys’ 200th “birthday” — are to air and be posted respectively on the bicentennial date Monday, July 3.
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.
20 June 2023

Visitors Dive in to Rebuild Islamorada’s Coral Reefs

Divers visiting the Florida Keys who want to do more than observe the only coral barrier reef in the continental United States can serve as citizen scientists by planting nursery-raised coral to help replenish the reef ecosystem.
20 June 2023

What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West: Environmental Offerings, Accommodations and a Bicentennial Celebration

The Florida Keys & Key West are celebrating a bicentennial, or 200th anniversary, with heritage activities throughout Monroe County. Events commemorate the Florida Territorial Legislature’s July 3, 1823, establishment of the county, which contains the entire Florida Keys.
01 June 2023

Potential $25,000 Payout Awaits at IFC Captain’s Cup Dolphin Tournament

A winner-take-all grand prize of up to $25,000 is to be awarded to the team that posts the highest aggregate weight of three dolphin fish at the Islamorada Fishing Club’s Captain’s Cup Dolphin Tournament. The tournament, presented by Island Arms & Indoor Range, is set for Wednesday and Thursday, June 28-29.
08 May 2023

Islamorada Sea to Table Dinner Celebrates Keys’ Fishing Industry and Cuisine During Bicentennial Year

Florida Keys visitors and residents can commemorate the subtropical island chain’s bicentennial Saturday, June 10, during a gala sea-to-table dinner in Islamorada, famed as the Sportfishing Capital of the World.
04 May 2023

Afro Roots Fest to Bring Multicultural Rhythms to Islamorada

Audiences can enjoy three days of multicultural music with an all-star South Florida lineup of Afro Roots artists in Islamorada Friday through Sunday, May 19-21, during Afro Roots Fest.
03 May 2023

‘Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!’ Combines Learning on the Water With Screamin’ Reels Tournament May 19-21

“Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!” provides female anglers a learn-on-the-water weekend of education combined with the fun Screamin’ Reels tournament. The distinctive event is to be held in the Florida Keys' sport fishing capital of Islamorada Friday through Sunday, May 19-21.