19 July 2023

Tropical Heat’s Revelry to Sizzle in Key West Aug. 9-13

Known for its year-round subtropical weather, playful festivals and welcoming “One Human Family” atmosphere, Key West is to sizzle Wednesday through Sunday, Aug. 9-13, during the Tropical Heat celebration for gay men age 21 and over.
17 July 2023

Key West BrewFest to Flavor Labor Day Weekend

Those who revere beer or love lager can indulge their cravings in the Florida Keys over Labor Day weekend during the annual Key West BrewFest.
14 July 2023

Four Florida Keys Resorts Named to Prestigious ‘Favorite’ List

Readers of Travel + Leisure have ranked four Florida Keys properties among Florida’s top 10 of 15 favorite resorts in its acclaimed “World’s Best Awards” survey for 2023.
12 July 2023

Responsible Harvesting Urged During Florida Keys Lobster Season

The annual two-day spiny lobster sport season and beginning of the traditional lobster harvesting season in the Florida Keys are only a few weeks away and area officials want visitors and residents to have an enjoyable, safe and environmentally non-impacting experience.
10 July 2023

Key West Lobsterfest to Star Sensational Crustaceans Aug. 10-13

Lobster lovers can savor the sensational Florida crustacean during the 26th annual Key West Lobsterfest, scheduled Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 10-13. The festival commemorates the Aug. 6 start of the Florida Keys lobster season with a tasty “menu” of events highlighted by an open-air lobster feast on the island’s famed Duval Street.
10 July 2023

Key West Angler’s 43.48-Pound Fish Wins Florida Keys PBA Dolphin Tournament

Captain Jimmy Johnson of Key West, Florida, caught a 43.48-pound mahi-mahi to win the Florida Keys PBA Dolphin Tournament that concluded June 25. The monster mahi, caught while Johnson fished on his boat Double J, far outweighed all others during the annual challenge.
04 July 2023

Key Lime Pie Eating Contest Highlights July 4 in Key West

Twenty-five competitors chowed down on the Florida Keys’ signature dessert July 4 in Key West -- without using their hands -- but no one did it faster than Joshua Mogle.
03 July 2023

Team Natural II Wins Key West Realtors Charity Fishing Tournament

Team Natural II scored a 22.06-pound dolphin fish to take first place in the Key West Association of Realtors Charity Fishing Tournament that ended July 1.
30 June 2023

‘Florida Keys Traveler’ Podcast to Mark Island Chain’s July 3 Bicentennial

The final episode of a globally available Florida Keys Traveler podcast series — commemorating the Keys’ 200th “birthday” and featuring commentary by a 104-year-old resident — is to be posted on the bicentennial date Monday, July 3.
30 June 2023

PBS Documentary and Podcast Airing to Mark Florida Keys’ July 3 Bicentennial

An encore broadcast of a South Florida PBS television documentary and the final episode of the Florida Keys Traveler 2023 podcast — both commemorating the Keys’ 200th “birthday” — are to air and be posted respectively on the bicentennial date Monday, July 3.