22 June 2023

Festival to Celebrate Stock Island’s Seafaring Spirit, Arts and Cuisine

Just across Cow Key Channel from Key West, Stock Island is the heart of the Florida Keys’ commercial shrimping industry, alive with colorful marinas, eclectic arts emporiums and inviting waterfront bars and restaurants. The island’s seafaring spirit, culinary diversity and creative offerings are to entice attendees to the annual I Love Stock Island Festival scheduled Wednesday through Sunday, July 12 to 16.
22 June 2023

Family-Friendly Fourth of July Festivities Planned Throughout Florida Keys

Local parades, beach parties, glittering fireworks and the creation of the world’s largest Key lime pie are to highlight Independence Day celebrations throughout the Florida Keys.
21 June 2023

Key West’s Hemingway 5k and Paddleboard Race Set for July 22

Ernest Hemingway’s sporting lifestyle is to inspire athletes on land and water in Key West, the island where the legendary writer lived during the 1930s. The Hemingway 5k Sunset Run and Paddleboard Race are to test entrants’ speed in two types of competition Saturday, July 22.
20 June 2023

What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West: Environmental Offerings, Accommodations and a Bicentennial Celebration

The Florida Keys & Key West are celebrating a bicentennial, or 200th anniversary, with heritage activities throughout Monroe County. Events commemorate the Florida Territorial Legislature’s July 3, 1823, establishment of the county, which contains the entire Florida Keys.
15 June 2023

Aspiring ‘Ernests’ to Seek Look-Alike Title at Key West’s Hemingway Days

More than 125 stocky, bearded men are to gather on the island Ernest Hemingway called home to emulate the author’s appearance and larger-than-life character during Sloppy Joe’s 42nd annual Hemingway® Look-Alike Contest.  
14 June 2023

Hemingway Days to Celebrate Literary Legend July 18-23 in Key West

Ernest Hemingway fans can celebrate the late author’s literary accomplishments and colorful Key West lifestyle Tuesday through Sunday, July 18-23. The annual Hemingway Days festivities salute the legacy of the Nobel Prize winner who lived and wrote on the island for most of the 1930s. 
11 June 2023

Keys Video Advisory - Key West Pride Celebrates 1.25-Mile-Long Rainbow Flag’s 20th Anniversary

A Sunday afternoon Key West Pride Parade and three nights of a rainbow of light illuminating the sky above Key West’s Duval Street is celebrating the 20th anniversary of a “sea-to-sea” rainbow flag’s unfurling along the street from the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic Ocean at Pride 2003.
30 May 2023

Key West Realtors Charity Fishing Tournament Set for July 30-July 1

Anglers can compete for cash prizes and benefit a worthy cause during the Key West Association of Realtors Charity Fishing Tournament scheduled Friday and Saturday, June 30 and July 1, in the waters around the island city and the Lower Florida Keys.
28 May 2023

Keys Video Advisory - Skippers Pilot Plywood-and-Duct-Tape Boats in Quirky Key West Regatta

A few got “that sinking feeling” and capsized along the course, but many of the 25-plus vessels competing in Sunday’s Schooner Wharf Minimal Regatta in Key West intrepidly stayed afloat.
24 May 2023

Key Lime Pie to Flavor Key West Festival June 30 Through July 4

Tiny yellow Key limes have flavored Florida Keys cuisine since the 1800s. Contemporary lime lovers can celebrate the home-grown fruit and the dessert it inspired — the island chain’s signature Key lime pie — Friday through Tuesday, June 30 through July 4, during the 10th annual Key Lime Festival.