24 March 2023
What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West for Spring 2023
The Florida Keys & Key West are preparing to celebrate a bicentennial, or 200th anniversary, with heritage activities throughout Monroe County. Events commemorate the Florida Territorial Legislature’s establishment of Monroe County July 3, 1823.
21 March 2023
FLORIDA KEYS: 200 YEARS OF PARADISE TIMELINE
16 March 2023
Michelle Nicole Lowe’s ‘Keys Traveler’ Cover Art Depicts 200 Years of Florida Keys History
Florida Keys artist Michelle Nicole Lowe, whose family heritage in the island chain spans more than a century, painted the colorful cover image for the 2023 Keys Traveler, the annual visitor magazine produced by the Florida Keys tourism council that is primarily distributed at travel shows.
10 March 2023
Dazzling Drone ‘Fireworks’ Display to Cap Keys’ Bicentennial Kickoff Concert
Some 250 drones are to illuminate the sky above Key West’s Truman Waterfront Park Saturday, March 25, in a dazzling “fireworks” display capping the opening event of the Florida Keys’ multimonth bicentennial celebration.
01 March 2023
‘The Florida Keys: 200 Years of Paradise’ to Debut Nationally March 1
“The Florida Keys: 200 Years of Paradise, ” an hourlong television documentary that explores the history of the continental United States’ southernmost island chain, is set to debut on many Public Broadcasting Service channels across the U.S. beginning March 1.
17 February 2023
Tripadvisor Names Key West Among Top 10 U.S. Destinations
Tripadvisor has named Key West among the 10 most popular domestic visitor destinations in its 2023 Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best awards.
07 February 2023
Key West Concert, Program and Drone Show to Launch Florida Keys’ Bicentennial
Florida Keys visitors and residents can celebrate the bicentennial of the subtropical island chain throughout 2023, starting with the “200 Years of Paradise Kick-off Concert” that includes a drone show Saturday, March 25, in Key West.
30 January 2023
Tune In to the Florida Keys’ Live Music this Season
Live musical performances, concerts and music festivals provide Florida Keys visitors a well-rounded winter 2023 roster of arts and cultural events.
26 January 2023
Youth Sailors to Compete in Key Largo’s Buccaneer Blast Regatta
More than 250 sailors ages 8 to 18 from across the U.S. and Caribbean are to set sail on Key Largo’s Blackwater Sound Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 4 and 5, in the 14th annual Buccaneer Blast Regatta.
24 January 2023
Florida Keys Stages Come Alive With Theater Performances
The 2023 performing arts season in the Florida Keys & Key West offers audiences lively musicals, comedies, dramas and other first-class offerings. Here are some upcoming highlights.