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.
06 December 2021

Savor Local Seafood and Salute Commercial Fishermen at Key West Festival

For nearly 200 years, Key West’s cuisine has been based around the bounty of the sea. Seafood lovers can feast on fresh local lobster, finfish, shrimp, stone crab claws and more — and salute the hardy fishermen who spend their careers harvesting it — during the Florida Keys Seafood Festival set for Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 15-16.
01 December 2021

Authors to Explore Theme of Desire at Key West Literary Seminar

More than 20 leading American and international writers are to explore literary depictions of desire, from the profound to the profane, during the 39th annual Key West Literary Seminar. The acclaimed gathering for literature fans is set for Thursday through Sunday, Jan. 6-9.
29 November 2021

Key West Kingfish Mayhem Tournament to Challenge Teams Jan. 13-16

Big kingfish congregate in the waters around Key West each winter and angling teams can vie to catch the largest during the 2022 Key West Kingfish Mayhem tournament.
29 November 2021

Boat Parades to Light Up the Florida Keys Holiday Season

Santa is likely to arrive in the Florida Keys by schooner instead of by sleigh, traveling with a team of dolphins rather than reindeer — at least during the festive lighted boat parades that enliven the Keys’ holiday season.
23 November 2021

Seasonal Celebrations to Star in Key West Holiday Fest

Although the southernmost island in the continental United States has never experienced a traditional white Christmas, visitors can immerse themselves in seasonal spirit and celebrations during the 2021 Key West Holiday Fest.
22 November 2021

‘Connect with Keys Life’ Section Debuts on Florida Keys’ Visitor Website

A dedicated section titled “Connect with Keys Life” has debuted on the Florida Keys tourism council’s visitor website, fla-keys.com, highlighting one of the Keys' greatest "natural resources" — the friendly, easygoing people who make the island chain their home. 
18 November 2021

Allyson Gantt: Steward of the Keys’ National Parks

Allyson Gantt inspires others to care for the Florida Keys’ two national parks and their unique environments. She’s overseeing a year of activities for Everglades National Park’s upcoming 75th anniversary of its founding Dec. 6, 1947.

04 November 2021

Florida Keys & Key West Resort Delegates to Attend IMEX America

Hospitality executives representing resorts throughout the Florida Keys are to showcase Keys venues for meetings and incentive groups at IMEX America, Nov. 9-11.