28 June 2017
Bring on the Drawn Butter! Key West Lobsterfest Set For Aug. 10-13
Lobster lovers are invited to sample the savory Florida crustacean during Key West Lobsterfest, scheduled Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 10-13. The festival celebrates the 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.
27 June 2017
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 2017, scheduled Tuesday through Sunday, July 18-23.
16 June 2017
Hemingway 5k Sunset Run/Walk and Paddleboard Race to Draw Athletes to Key West
Racers can compete on foot or on paddleboards during two Key West challenges that commemorate Ernest Hemingway’s exuberant outdoor lifestyle and passion for sporting pursuits.
15 June 2017
HEMINGWAY DAYS 2017 Schedule of Events July 18-23
15 June 2017
Hemingway Days to Honor Ernest in Key West July 18-23
Ernest Hemingway look-alikes, writers, anglers and fans of the late author’s work are to converge on Key West Tuesday through Sunday, July 18-23, for the annual Hemingway Days celebration. The festival honors the legacy of the American literary giant who lived and wrote on the island for most of the 1930s.
12 June 2017
Aspiring ‘Ernests’ to Seek Look-Alike Title at Key West’s Hemingway Days
More than 120 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 37th annual Hemingway® Look-Alike Contest.
09 June 2017
Havana Club Key West Marlin Tournament to Offer $50,000 in Cash Prizes
Anglers targeting marlin and other fish are to compete for $50,000 in guaranteed cash prizes in the 2017 Havana Club Key West Marlin Tournament, scheduled Wednesday through Saturday, July 19-22.
05 June 2017
Mel Fisher Days to Honor Iconic Key West Shipwreck Salvager
Shipwreck fans, treasure seekers and history buffs can commemorate salvager Mel Fisher’s discovery of the sunken Spanish galleon Nuestra Señora de Atocha Thursday through Saturday, July 13-15, in the island city he called home.
02 June 2017
July 4 Festivities and Fireworks to Sparkle Throughout Florida Keys
Independence Day celebrations throughout the 125-mile-long Florida Keys island chain salute the nation’s freedom — and the quirky independent spirit of the Keys — with local parades, picnics and parties topped off by fireworks displays.
31 May 2017
Key Lime Pie to Headline July 1-4 Festival in Key West
The Florida Keys’ sweetest treat is to be in the “limelight” Saturday through Tuesday, July 1-4, as fans of Key lime pie salute the island chain’s signature dessert and the tiny fruit that inspired it.