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Key West Seafood

Much of our history here in Key West revolves around our setting in the Gulf of Mexico, and a good deal of our culture springs from the same source. The sea is part of our daily life – you can hear it, you can see the waves break on sandy beaches, and best of all, […]


Three Times the Fun in Key West

While most American cities have their own New Year’s Eve traditions – maybe a parade, or a concert, or a disco ball drop – Key West doesn’t settle for less than three great ways to welcome in the New Year. The excitement starts on Monday, December 31, when about 200 short-legged dogs and their owners […]


Tropical Holidays in Key West

There is nothing quite like a tropical holiday, especially when the rest of the country is shivering in its boots! Here in Key West we make the most of our warm weather during the holiday season, and we keep the party going even as the year winds down. On Saturday, December 8, the annual Key […]


Key West’s San Carlos Institute

Part of what makes Key West such a fascinating place is its diversity. Along with its identity as a balmy island paradise, the Conch Republic also enjoys a rich Caribbean history. Founded in 1871 by Cuban exiles dedicated to Cuban independence from Spain, the Instituto San Carlos preserves not only the story of their efforts […]


Key West Shines in November

We truly enjoy the best of all possible worlds here in Key West. Our potent mix of cultures and backgrounds gives a unique flavor to the island that captures not only the tropical setting but also the quintessential American melting pot experience. Our line-up of early November events is a great example. On Saturday, November […]


Key West Fun Continues in November

Our tropical island paradise of Key West has always attracted people for its laid-back, relaxed atmosphere and abundant natural resources. These important features of the Key West lifestyle are showcased in two exciting events happening in early November. Jimmy Buffett holds a special place in the hearts of Key West residents. Celebrating his “island escapism” […]


October Fun in Key West

There are always plenty of exciting things to do year-round in our island paradise of Key West – and October is certainly no exception. Much of the tourist traffic has slowed down, but the island community is ready to party! While the rest of the country starts to button up their winter coats, here in […]


The Key West Maritime Heritage

In Key West, we are fortunate to be surrounded by some of the most beautiful coastlines in the world. Key West’s shores have long been an attraction to mariners, contributing to our island’s rich and diverse historical heritage. The people of Key West know the importance of this legacy and work hard to ensure that […]


Conserving Key West’s Pristine Coastlines

Strong community involvement is one of the many attributes that makes Key West so special. The people of our island paradise appreciate the uniqueness and fragility of our island ecosystems and work together to conserve our valuable resources. Members of our community will be participating in the Ocean Conservancy’s Annual International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, […]


Key West Party Fun at the Poker Run

There is no better place for a weekend motorcycle ride than the beautiful coastal highway of Florida’s Key West. When you add in some wild party fun, contests with fabulous prizes, and a commitment to community charities, you have the recipe for the perfect island paradise weekend! Phil Peterson’s 40th Key West Poker Run festivities […]