18 December 2017
Distinctive Florida Keys & Key West Events Highlight 2018 Calendar
Providing visitors year-round entertainment, special events and festivals in the Florida Keys & Key West focus on the area’s colorful history, artistic culture and quirky ambiance, as well as celebrating the island chain’s underwater paradise, outdoor adventures and tasty cuisine.
18 December 2017
Attractions, Tours and Accommodations Highlight What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West
The Florida Keys & Key West offer a variety of new and enhanced attractions, accommodations, tours and cultural offerings to entice, intrigue and entertain visitors. Explore the winter 2017-18 highlights here.
15 December 2017
State of the Florida Keys Tourism Industry Following Hurricane Irma As of Dec. 15, 2017
Key Largo and Key West were least impacted by Hurricane Irma, as were hotels and businesses on the bayside or gulfside in Islamorada and Marathon. Most tourism infrastructure is largely restored. Visitors can anticipate memorable, quality vacation experiences in most areas of the destination.
06 December 2017
Offbeat ‘Drops’ and Fireworks to Mark Florida Keys New Year’s Eve
From beachside fireworks to wacky takeoffs on the traditional ball drop in New York’s Times Square, the Florida Keys offer visitors a wealth of ways to welcome 2018. And because “winter” in the subtropical island chain means balmy breezes rather than blizzards, revelers can leave heavy coats and boots behind as they head out to celebrate wearing light dresses or shorts and sandals.
04 December 2017
Collegiate Athletes to Train and Compete at Key Largo’s Orange Bowl Swim Classic
Lured by Key Largo’s subtropical weather and a first-class training facility, hundreds of the nation's finest collegiate swimmers are to meet and compete in a popular monthlong training session that culminates in the Orange Bowl Swimming Classic, set for Wednesday, Jan. 3.
01 December 2017
Jules’ Undersea Lodge, Nation’s Only Underwater Hotel, Reopens in Key Largo
Jules’ Undersea Lodge, the United States’ only submerged recreational hotel, is to reopen to overnight divers Friday, Dec. 1.
21 November 2017
Key Largo and Islamorada ‘Uncorked’ Festival Appeals to Food, Wine Lovers Jan. 4-14
Wine and food lovers can stimulate their taste buds at the annual “Uncorked: The Key Largo and Islamorada Food and Wine Festival,” an 11-day culinary and cocktail extravaganza set for Thursday, Jan. 4, through Sunday, Jan. 14.
17 November 2017
2018 Florida Keys Fishing Tournament Highlights
More than 40 species of fish are targeted during the multimonth tournament, with divisions for men, women, junior anglers (ages 10 to 15) and Pee Wees (under 10 years old).
07 November 2017
Spirited Holiday Events Await Visitors in the Florida Keys & Key West
From Key Largo to Key West, the 2017 holidays are sprinkled with spirited activities and stylish only-in-the-Keys events featuring decorated boats, bicycles and a bodacious high-heeled shoe.
31 October 2017
Savor Key Largo Flavors During Annual Cook-Off
Top honors in four culinary categories are up for grabs in the 36th annual Key Largo Cook-Off scheduled Thursday, Dec. 7, at the Holiday Inn, mile marker (MM) 100.