05 May 2022

June 4 Coralpalooza to Combine Diving in Three Keys Regions and Land-Based Fun

In recognition of World Oceans Day promoting ocean preservation, Key Largo’s Coral Restoration Foundation is hosting its annual Coralpalooza Saturday, June 4, featuring in-person reef diving spanning from Key Largo to Key West.
23 April 2022

‘Strange Bedfellows’ Race Decorated Beds for Charity in Key West

It’s billed as “the most fun you can have in bed with your clothes on,” and teams had plenty of fun Saturday afternoon, when the Conch (pronounced KONK) Republic Blue Ribbon Bed Race took place in Key West.
16 April 2022

High-Heeled ‘Drag Racers’ Hit the Road in Key West

Drag racers in high-heeled shoes instead of high-speed cars took to the street in Key West Saturday in a challenge dubbed the Conch (pronounced KONK) Republic Drag Race.
15 April 2022

Key West Begins 40th Anniversary Celebration of Conch Republic’s Birth

A waterfront ceremony commemorating the Florida Keys’ symbolic “secession” from the United States began a 10-day celebration that marks the 40th anniversary of the formation of the Conch (pronounced KONK) Republic.
11 April 2022

Commemorate Earth Day 2022 in the Florida Keys

Every day is a reason to celebrate the beauty of the planet throughout the Florida Keys, full of natural wonders set against scenic backdrops of earth, sea and sky. The waters surrounding the island chain, including the continental United States’ only living coral barrier reef, are protected by the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.
01 April 2022

Key West Songwriters Festival to Star More Than 175 Hitmakers May 4-8

Audiences can rock, sway and sing along to some of America’s hottest contemporary hits and classics Wednesday through Sunday, May 4-8, during the 2022 Key West Songwriters Festival.
01 April 2022

Key West Locals to Become ‘Strange Bedfellows’ for Charity

The annual Conch Republic Blue Ribbon Bed Race, billed as “the most fun you can have in bed with your clothes on” is to roll through downtown Key West Saturday, April 23, during the 40th annual Conch Republic Independence Celebration.
27 March 2022

Video Advisory - Key West’s 200th Anniversary Capped by Symbolic Drone “Fireworks”

The 200th anniversary of Key West being formally claimed as a U.S. territory was celebrated this weekend, highlighted by a drone “fireworks” display over the Southernmost City in the Continental U.S.
26 March 2022

Video Advisory - Key West Celebrates 200th Anniversary of Designation as U.S. Territory

A celebration is underway in Key West to mark its bicentennial — the 200th anniversary of the island being formally claimed as a United States territory. 
25 March 2022

Creative Cuisine to Tempt Attendees at Taste of Key West April 25

Visiting gourmets can find Key West and Lower Keys chefs specializing in seafood, Caribbean and Cuban flavors, European delicacies, Asian fusion cuisine, vegetarian dishes and more. Only on Monday, April 25, however, can they find virtually all of them in the same place — when the islands’ top culinary professionals gather to produce Taste of Key West.