06 January 2022

Workers Put Finishing Touches on Restored Key West Icon After Fire

Workers finished restoring Key West’s Southernmost Point marker, one of the Florida Keys’ most photographed tourism icons, Thursday night after it was damaged in a fire intentionally set early on New Year’s Day.
04 January 2022

Key West Food and Wine Festival to Tempt Appetites Jan. 26-30

Fans of fine food and vintages can indulge their appetites for both at the 13th annual Key West Food and Wine Festival. The extravaganza is scheduled Wednesday through Sunday, Jan. 26-30, with many events held outdoors to take advantage of Key West’s typically balmy winter weather.
03 January 2022

Key West Craft Show to Continue Creative Tradition Jan. 29-30

In the 1800s, skilled carpenters adorned Key West homes with the wooden “lace” known as gingerbread and net-makers fashioned high-quality nets to snare unwary fish. The creative tradition they began continues Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 29-30, when attendees can
03 January 2022

Mile 0 Fest Celebrates ‘Red Dirt’ and Americana Music in Key West

Fans of Americana and “Red Dirt” music can enjoy performances by the genres’ leading acts in a subtropical outdoor setting Tuesday through Saturday, Jan. 25-29, at Key West’s fifth annual Mile 0 Fest.
01 January 2022

Keys Video Advisory - 'Drag Queen/Red Shoe Drop' Highlights Key West New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve partiers in subtropical Key West enjoyed offbeat warm-weather takeoffs on New York City's famed Times Square "ball drop" -- including the 24th annual "drop" of a drag queen perched in a supersized red high-heeled shoe.
21 December 2021

Southernmost Regatta to Bring World-Class Racers to Key West Jan. 17-21

Top sailing teams from around the world are to compete in azure waters off the continental United States’ southernmost city Monday through Friday, Jan. 17-21, showcasing colorful sails and avid sportsmanship during The Southernmost Regatta 2022.
20 December 2021

What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West for Winter 2022

Winter in the Florida Keys is sunny, breezy and typically offers the warmest winter weather in the continental United States. The 125-mile-long island chain is particularly popular with visitors for its wide-open spaces, on-the-water activities and picturesque scenery framed by warm turquoise waters.
15 December 2021

Actor Kelly McGillis to Join International Flag Football Teams for Key West Tournament

Teams of women and girls from around the world are to meet for adrenaline-packed sporting events and activities Monday through Monday, Jan. 24-31, during the 30th annual Kelly McGillis Classic International Women’s & Girls’ Flag Football Championship. The highly anticipated event has scheduled pre- and post-tournament activities and three days of competition.
10 December 2021

Key West Half Marathon Offers Warm Weather and Multiple Racing Options

Runners can test their endurance in the continental United States’ southernmost island city during the 24th annual Key West Half Marathon, a warm-weather winter competition set for Sunday, Jan. 16.
08 December 2021

New Year’s Eve ‘Drops’ and Fireworks to Dazzle Florida Keys Revelers

New Year’s Eve partiers unwilling to endure cold-weather festivities, such as the traditional “ball drop” in New York’s Times Square, can find exuberant celebrations and far warmer temperatures in the Florida Keys.