19 July 2022

Key West BrewFest to Add Zest to Labor Day Weekend

During a festival “crafted” for Labor Day weekend, attendees can sample some 240 beers and ales while also discovering the flavors of the continental United States’ southernmost city. The annual Key West BrewFest is set for Thursday through Monday, Sept. 1-5, highlighted by a lavish oceanside tasting festival.
07 July 2022

Lobster Hunters Encouraged to Enjoy Mini Sport Season Responsibly

Many Florida Keys visitors and residents participate in the annual two-day spiny lobster sport season and the traditional lobster harvesting season, and Keys officials want everyone to have an enjoyable, safe and environmentally low-impact experience.
04 July 2022

Key West Man Wins July 4th Key Lime Pie Eating Contest

A Key West man ate an entire 9-inch Key lime pie topped with whipped cream — without using his hand -- in 1 minute and 14 seconds, to win the island city’s annual Key Lime Pie Eating Championship. 
01 July 2022

Hemingway Days to Honor Key West’s Literary Past and Present

Ernest Hemingway left Key West in late 1939 after nearly a decade of residence, but his literary legacy continues during Hemingway Days 2022, scheduled Tuesday through Sunday, July 19-24.
28 June 2022

Summer and Fall 2022 Florida Keys Fishing Tournament Highlights

June through December 2022 Florida Keys Fishing Tournament Highlights
22 June 2022

Racers to Test Stamina in Key West’s Hemingway 5k Sunset Run and Paddle

Competitors on foot and on paddleboards can prove their stamina and salute Ernest Hemingway’s active outdoor lifestyle during a two-sport challenge Saturday, July 23.

21 June 2022

Team ‘TightNUp’ Wins Top Prize in Key West’s VFW Fishing Tournament

Team TightNUp earned top honors for a 35.6-pound dolphin fish in the 10th annual VFW Fishing Tournament that ended June 19 in Key West. Alexa Barket of Live Oak, Florida, caught the fish that clinched the tournament’s $5,000 prize for the team.
20 June 2022

Health and Safety Tips for a Safe, Enjoyable Florida Keys Lobster Sport Season

For Florida Keys leisure travelers and residents, both the two-day lobster sport season in July and the traditional lobster harvesting season that begins in early August are like annual holidays.
20 June 2022

Lobster Lovers to Feast at Key West Lobsterfest Aug. 11-14

Melted butter is optional, but a craving for crustaceans is mandatory at the 25th annual Key West Lobsterfest scheduled Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 11-14. The festival salutes the Aug. 6 start of the Florida Keys lobster season with events that include an open-air lobster feast on Key West’s famed Duval Street.