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Preparing for Hurricane Season in Key West in 2024

Preparing for Hurricane Season in Key West! You know what they say: April showers bring May flowers. But what about after that? Well, that's where hurricane season comes in. But no need to worry! Check out this list of tips from the Key West Historic Seaport and Key West Bight Marina for preparing for hurricane season and how to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your property in the event of a storm. FIRST, WHEN IS HURRICANE SEASON? Every year, the Atlantic hurricane season officially starts on June 1 and runs through November 30. Based on historical data, [...]

The Conch Republic Independence Celebration 2024 – Happy 42nd Anniversary!

Conch Republic Independence Celebration 2024 - Happy 42nd Anniversary! Every year, the Key West community comes together to celebrate freedom in an event known as the Conch Republic Independence Celebration, with its 42nd anniversary taking place in 2024. The Key West Historic Seaport is proud to be an annual sponsor of this 10-day extravaganza! But for those of you who aren't familiar, the Conch Republic, a tongue-in-cheek micronation, was established in 1982 as a protest against a US Border Patrol checkpoint. Key West residents, feeling unfairly targeted and inconvenienced by the checkpoint, decided to secede from the [...]

Raise Your Glass: St. Patrick’s Day Rooftop Bash at Key West’s Waterfront Brewery 2024

Raise Your Glass: St. Patrick's Day Rooftop Bash at Key West's Waterfront Brewery At the charming Key West Historic Seaport district, where the sun kisses the ocean and the breeze whispers tales of adventure, there's a brewery that stands out among the rest – The Waterfront Brewery. And come March 17, 2024, The Waterfront Brewery is hosting an unforgettable St. Patrick's Day Rooftop Celebration! Nestled in the heart of Key West in the Key West Historic Seaport, the Waterfront Brewery is known for its laid-back vibe, delicious craft beers, and vibrant events. And when it comes to St. Patrick's [...]

Embracing Creativity and Harmony: The Annual Schooner Wharf Open Air Art & Music Affair 2024

Embracing Creativity and Harmony: The Annual Schooner Wharf Open Air Art & Music Affair 2024 In the heart of Key West, where the turquoise waters meet the vibrant streets, lies a haven for artists and music enthusiasts alike. The Annual Schooner Wharf Open Air Art & Music Affair stands as a testament to the island's rich cultural tapestry, inviting locals and visitors to immerse themselves in a celebration of creativity and community. Set against the backdrop of the picturesque Schooner Wharf Bar at the Key West Historic Seaport, this annual event embodies the essence of Key West's laid-back [...]

Romantic Escapade: A Valentine’s Day Guide to Key West Historic Seaport 2024

Romantic Escapade: A Valentine's Day Guide to Key West Historic Seaport 2024   Valentine's Day is just around the corner. Whether you're spending the day with that special someone, a group of friends, or riding solo this year, there's something for everyone. Here are some great ideas for celebrating Valentine's Day this year at the Key West Historic Seaport. Check it out! Argo Navis Valentine's Day Brunch Sail The most memorable sunset sail in Key West! Join Argo Navis on Wednesday, February 14 for a gorgeous sail around the azure waters of the Gulf of Mexico! Snuggle up with your [...]

Setting Sail for Glory: The 39th Annual Schooner Wharf Bar Wreckers Cup Race Series

Setting Sail for Glory: The 39th Annual Schooner Wharf Bar Wreckers Cup Race Series 2024 in Key West! The maritime community is buzzing with excitement as the 39th Annual Schooner Wharf Bar Wreckers Cup Race Series approaches, promising a thrilling spectacle of sailboats, skilled sailors, and the sun-soaked beauty of Key West. Set against the backdrop of turquoise waters and vibrant sunsets, this renowned regatta has become a staple in the sailing calendar, attracting enthusiasts from around the world. As we eagerly await the upcoming event, let's delve into what makes the Wreckers Cup Race Series a must-watch for sailors [...]