18 December 2017
Attractions, Tours and Accommodations Highlight What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West
The Florida Keys & Key West offer a variety of new and enhanced attractions, accommodations, tours and cultural offerings to entice, intrigue and entertain visitors. Explore the winter 2017-18 highlights here.
15 December 2017
State of the Florida Keys Tourism Industry Following Hurricane Irma As of Dec. 15, 2017
Key Largo and Key West were least impacted by Hurricane Irma, as were hotels and businesses on the bayside or gulfside in Islamorada and Marathon. Most tourism infrastructure is largely restored. Visitors can anticipate memorable, quality vacation experiences in most areas of the destination.
14 December 2017
Master Chefs Classic to Blend Cuisine Competition and Key West Flavor
Awards and prizes await winning Florida Keys culinary artists at the annual Master Chefs Classic, but the real winners are the event attendees who sample and savor the dishes presented for judges’ consideration.
11 December 2017
Savor Local Seafood and Salute Commercial Fishermen at Key West Festival
Attendees at the 13th annual Florida Keys Seafood Festival scheduled Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 13-14, can celebrate the region’s world-renowned fresh seafood and the commercial fishermen who devote their careers to harvesting it.
07 December 2017
Warm Weather and Scenic Course Mark 20th Key West Half Marathon
Runners seeking a picturesque warm-weather challenge this winter can find it Sunday, Jan. 14, during an event acclaimed as one of the United States’ leading winter half-marathons.
06 December 2017
Offbeat ‘Drops’ and Fireworks to Mark Florida Keys New Year’s Eve
From beachside fireworks to wacky takeoffs on the traditional ball drop in New York’s Times Square, the Florida Keys offer visitors a wealth of ways to welcome 2018. And because “winter” in the subtropical island chain means balmy breezes rather than blizzards, revelers can leave heavy coats and boots behind as they head out to celebrate wearing light dresses or shorts and sandals.
04 December 2017
Florida Keys Group Burns Hurricane Flags to Mark Storm Season's End
Florida Keys residents staged the ceremonial burning of hurricane warning flags Thursday evening to mark the official Nov. 30 end of the turbulent 2017 Atlantic Basin hurricane season.
30 November 2017
Tennessee Williams Museum to Open in Key West Dec. 15
An exhibit memorializing iconic playwright Tennessee Williams, who called Key West home from the late 1940s until his death in 1983, has expanded to become the Tennessee Williams Museum under new dual leadership.
21 November 2017
‘Sugar Rum Cherry: A Burlesque Nutcracker’ to Run Dec. 14-16 in Key West
A naughty and spirited two-act reverie, inspired by the classic holiday ballet “The Nutcracker,” is sure to bring laughter to Key West’s seasonal festivities in mid-December.
17 November 2017
Key West Home Tours Celebrate Architecture, Preservation and Community
Restored cigar-makers’ cottages and lavish Victorian mansions stand side by side on Key West’s narrow streets, creating an intriguing architectural fusion in the historic Old Town district.