27 March 2023
7 Mile Offshore Grand Prix to Speed into Marathon April 28-30
Powerful offshore boats racing at high speeds near the world-famous Seven Mile Bridge are to show their muscle when the 7 Mile Offshore Grand Prix speeds into the Middle Keys Friday through Sunday, April 28-30.
24 March 2023
What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West for Spring 2023
The Florida Keys & Key West are preparing to celebrate a bicentennial, or 200th anniversary, with heritage activities throughout Monroe County. Events commemorate the Florida Territorial Legislature’s establishment of Monroe County July 3, 1823.
21 March 2023
FLORIDA KEYS: 200 YEARS OF PARADISE TIMELINE
16 March 2023
Michelle Nicole Lowe’s ‘Keys Traveler’ Cover Art Depicts 200 Years of Florida Keys History
Florida Keys artist Michelle Nicole Lowe, whose family heritage in the island chain spans more than a century, painted the colorful cover image for the 2023 Keys Traveler, the annual visitor magazine produced by the Florida Keys tourism council that is primarily distributed at travel shows.
10 March 2023
Dazzling Drone ‘Fireworks’ Display to Cap Keys’ Bicentennial Kickoff Concert
Some 250 drones are to illuminate the sky above Key West’s Truman Waterfront Park Saturday, March 25, in a dazzling “fireworks” display capping the opening event of the Florida Keys’ multimonth bicentennial celebration.
01 March 2023
‘The Florida Keys: 200 Years of Paradise’ to Debut Nationally March 1
“The Florida Keys: 200 Years of Paradise, ” an hourlong television documentary that explores the history of the continental United States’ southernmost island chain, is set to debut on many Public Broadcasting Service channels across the U.S. beginning March 1.
23 February 2023
Marathon Premier Sailfish Tournament Scheduled April 20-22
The second annual Marathon Premier Sailfish Tournament is set for Thursday through Saturday, April 20-22, building on the success of last year’s inaugural event that set the standard for a fun competition for a great cause.
17 February 2023
Tripadvisor Names Key West Among Top 10 U.S. Destinations
Tripadvisor has named Key West among the 10 most popular domestic visitor destinations in its 2023 Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best awards.
17 February 2023
The Original Marathon Seafood Festival Is Slated for March 11-12
The main attractions for attendees at the Original Marathon Seafood Festival, scheduled Saturday and Sunday, March 11-12, are the local shrimp, lobster and stone crab alongside a variety of fresh “fishermen-to-fork” menu favorites.
07 February 2023
Key West Concert, Program and Drone Show to Launch Florida Keys’ Bicentennial
Florida Keys visitors and residents can celebrate the bicentennial of the subtropical island chain throughout 2023, starting with the “200 Years of Paradise Kick-off Concert” that includes a drone show Saturday, March 25, in Key West.