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Discover the Magic of Key West: Summer Events You Can’t Miss!

Discover the Magic of Key West: Summer Events You Can't Miss! Key West is world-renowned for its vibrant culture, stunning sunsets, and endless opportunities for adventure. Summer in Key West is a time when the island truly comes alive with an array of exciting events and activities that capture the spirit of Key West. Whether you're a local or a visitor, there's always something happening in Key West that will make your summer unforgettable. Here are some key events you won't want to miss. Hemingway Days Hemingway Days celebrates the life and work of legendary author Ernest Hemingway. Held annually [...]

Exploring Key West Historic Seaport: A Summer Adventure Guide

Embark on Your Summer Adventure at Key West Historic Seaport! Welcome aboard, fellow travelers, to the vibrant heart of Key West: the Key West Historic Seaport. As the summer sun casts its golden glow upon the turquoise waters, join us as we chart a course through the many sights, sounds, and flavors of the Key West Historic Seaport, offering you a summer adventure guide like no other. Setting Sail Schooner Appledore is home to a variety of different sailing adventures. From day sails to sunset sails, Schooner Appledore knows how to make their clients satisfied! Sailing year-round is [...]

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 [...]