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Win Two Tickets to See The Black Crowes in Concert in Key West, FL on October 19, 2023!

Win Two Tickets to See The Black Crowes in Concert in Key West, FL on October 19, 2023!   Win Two Tickets to see The Black Crowes in concert on Thursday, October 19, 2023 in Key West! But be sure to read the eligibility rules first. *NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING. Eligibility: This contest is open only to U.S. citizens and legal residents who are at least 18 years old as of the date of contest entry. Employees of Key West Historic Seaport, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising [...]

September 21st, 2023|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|

Enjoying All Key West Has to Offer in the Fall

Enjoying All Key West Has to Offer in The Fall When we think of fall, colorful foliage and chilly temperatures often come to mind. However, if you're lucky enough to be in Key West, Florida, during this season, you'll experience autumn in a unique and vibrant way. While the palm trees might not shed their leaves, Key West has its own set of enchanting fall activities that capture the spirit of the season. From outdoor adventures to cultural experiences, here are some must-do activities to make the most of your fall getaway in this tropical paradise! Sunset Sailing [...]

Five Facts About Key West From The Key West Historic Seaport

Five Amazing Facts About Key West! By the Key West Historic Seaport Key West is a very popular destination for folks from all over the world given its history, architecture, and unique island atmosphere. And when it comes to "conchs"—people born and raised in Key West—you won't find a more fascinating group of people! Along those lines, in this blog post, you'll learn five fascinating things about Key West from the Key West Historic Seaport! Key West's Founding Key West was founded on January 19, 1822. It was originally named "Thompson's Island" after a man named [...]

Five Fascinating Things About Mel Fisher in Honor of Mel Fisher Days

Five Fascinating Things About Mel Fisher in Honor of Mel Fisher Days 2023   Mel Fisher, the renowned treasure hunter and maritime explorer, left an indelible mark on history with his incredible discoveries and unwavering determination. As we delve into the life and accomplishments of this remarkable individual, we unveil five cool things about Mel Fisher that make him a captivating figure in the world of treasure hunting. 1. Unparalleled Treasure Discoveries: First, Mel Fisher discovered the Spanish galleon Nuestra Señora de Atocha. After a 16-year search, Fisher's team struck gold in 1985 when they uncovered an immense [...]

Exploring the Magic of Key West Summers at The Key West Historic Seaport

Exploring the Magic of Summer at the Key West Historic Seaport   Nestled at the southernmost point of the continental United States, Key West is full of activities and attractions all year-round that cater to every interest, with something for all ages. Not surprisingly, that includes the summertime! In other words, If you're planning a visit to Key West this summer, you're in for a treat! In this blog post, we'll explore the different things to do in Key West during the summer months, with a special focus on the offerings available at the Key West Historic Seaport. [...]

You Don’t Want to Miss This Year’s Schooner Wharf Minimal Regatta – Here’s Why!

You Don't Want to Miss This Year's Schooner Wharf Minimal Regatta, and Here's Why! Have you ever been to the Schooner Wharf Minimal Regatta? Well, if you're looking for a fun and quirky event to attend in Key West, look no further than the 32nd annual Schooner Wharf Minimal Regatta. This unique event is held every year at the Schooner Wharf Bar located at the Key West Historic Seaport! The premise of the Minimal Regatta is simple: participants must build a boat using only minimal materials, including a sheet of plywood, two 2x4s, some screws, and duct tape. [...]