22 March 2022

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

Springtime in the Florida Keys & Key West is easy and breezy, with weather that’s ideal for all types of outdoor activities on and in the water and in the Keys’ scenic wide-open spaces.
21 March 2022

High-Heeled ‘Drag Racers’ to Star in Wacky Key West Competition April 16

Female impersonators are to gather in Key West for a playful parody of auto racing, swapping high-speed cars for high-heeled shoes and drag apparel while sprinting along an improvised racetrack Saturday, April 16.
21 March 2022

Florida Keys’ Conch Republic to Celebrate 40th ‘Birthday’ April 15-24

Aspiring Conch Republic citizens can celebrate the offbeat “nation’s” birthday April 15-24 with activities ranging from a drag race for female impersonators to an exuberant sea skirmish featuring tall ships.

Connect & Protect: Discover Keys Birds, Marine Life and Flora at Four Nature Attractions

Inviting environmental attractions await visitors to the Florida Keys & Key West, whether they’re interested in learning about marine mammals, sea turtles, wild birds or the plant species that add color and lushness to the island chain’s landscape. 
17 March 2022

Key West to Celebrate 200th Anniversary of First Permanent Settlement

The 200th anniversary of Key West’s first permanent settlement is to be highlighted by a celebration commemorating the date of March 25, 1822, when U.S. Navy Lt. Matthew Perry planted the American flag on island soil.
24 February 2022

Celebration of Local Seafood Scheduled April 2-3 in Key West

Seafood lovers can savor fresh local lobster, finfish, shrimp, stone crab claws and more — and salute the hardy fishermen who spend their careers harvesting it — during the 16th annual Florida Keys Seafood Festival set for Saturday and Sunday, April 2-3.
17 February 2022

Mark Hedden: Steward of the Florida Keys Audubon Society

Mark Hedden, executive director of the Florida Keys Audubon Society and artist-in-residence at The Studios of Key West, is perhaps the Keys’ best known "bird man."

03 February 2022

GardenFest to Bloom March 5 at Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden

Nature lovers can explore the 15-acre Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden and acquire native and exotic plants Saturday, March 5, during “GardenFest Key West: The Green Market Place 2022.”
01 February 2022

'Heady' Competition to Bring Mardi Gras Vibe to Key West

Merrymakers can show off their most creative, extravagant and colorful masks and headdress regalia at Key West’s 38th annual Headdress Ball set for Saturday, Feb. 26, at the open-air Coffee Butler Amphitheater at Truman Waterfront Park.
28 January 2022

Art Strolls Throughout the Keys Showcase Unparalleled Creativity

Known for creative, colorful, sometimes quirky artwork and a rich diversity of handcrafted artisan wares, the Florida Keys are recognized throughout the world for artistry inspired by soothing and stunning seascapes and landscapes.