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Top 3 Things to do for Valentine’s Day in Key West

Jan 24, 2017 3:56:08 PM / by Key West Express posted in Luxury, Water Activities, Waterfront, Restaurants, Casual, Old-Town, Formal, Lunch, Upscale Casual, Holiday

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Make your Valentine feel as special as he or she is! Make memories in Key West by starting aboard the Key West Express. Visitors are drawn to the southern charm and Caribbean influences of this laid-back island city, only 4 miles long by 1.5 miles wide. During the day or at night, the island is alive with sidewalk cafes, world-class restaurants, fishing, watersports, shopping, performing arts, musical entertainment and galleries before the island gathers each evening at Mallory Square for the world renown sunset celebration.
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4 Fantastic Things to do in Key West for New Years Eve

Dec 28, 2016 3:34:55 PM / by Key West Express posted in Activities, Walking Distance, Beaches, Casual, Old-Town, Outdoor, Drag Show, Events

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The party atmosphere is always present in Key West, the ultimate place to ring in the new year.  Key
 West is one of the few cities that is ALWAYS featured on the live national news feeds. There are certainly many reasons for its allure and popularity.  First off it’s WARM!!! Imagine welcoming in the new year wearing shorts and flip-flops….  You can’t get any better than that!

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Key West Food and Wine Fest

Oct 24, 2016 9:00:00 AM / by Scott Schofield posted in Mexican, Activities, Restaurants, Casual, Tours, Italian, Seafood, Steaks

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January 26-January 31, 2021

The annual Key West Food and Wine Festival has been recognized by the Travel Channel as one of the top 5 food and wine events that you must attend.  This series of wine and food themed venues showcases a diverse range of wines and inventive cuisine, hosted by their passionate creators at iconic island locations.

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Island Wedding Destination...Key West

Oct 10, 2016 10:14:32 AM / by Scott Schofield posted in Museums, Luxury, Activities, Waterfront, Casual, Formal, Outdoor, Tours, Resort, Fishing, Upscale Casual

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Celebrate your romance with Seashells, Sunshine & Sand.   Some people dream of this day forever and should be one of the most memorable moments of your life.  Whether your dream wedding includes
glistening tropical waters with sand between your toes, sophisticated sunset elegance at a five-star resort or anything in between, America's Caribbean Island Paradise offering year round weather, breathtaking water views and an abundant array of options will make your special day exactly as you imagine. Make memories at  Smather’s beach, Higg’s beach, Fort Zachary Taylor historic state park or the gazebo overlooking the Atlantic Ocean at West Martello Tower & Gardens.  You can even forgo the traditional wedding and broadcast your nuptials digitally, as some have taken to social media to live-stream their wedding, for those that are far and away and could not attend personally.  Not only can you invite and and everyone, you want, but you'll also have virtual remembrance as well.

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Key West Super Boat World Championships

Sep 26, 2016 9:27:38 AM / by Key West Express posted in Water Activities, Activities, Waterfront, Casual, Old-Town, Outdoor, Sports

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November 8 - 15, 2020

Each year, Superboat International draws thrill seekers from around the world to this exhilarating, heart pounding offshore racing event that attracts the meanest and fastest boats on the water! Team members and spectators alike experience the roaring thunder of these amazing feats of engineering.

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History of Cuban Cigars and Key West

Sep 12, 2016 9:00:00 AM / by Scott Schofield posted in Casual, Old-Town

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Closer to Havana than Miami, Key West has a long history of trade with Cuba and the rest of the Caribbean.  Everything from sponges to seafood and ivory was brought into Key West.  Arguably the most famous import was tobacco.  Along with this tobacco came the elusive Cuban Cigar.

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ParrotHeads are Flocking to Key West - Meeting of the Minds

Sep 6, 2016 11:00:00 AM / by Key West Express posted in Activities, Casual, Old-Town, Outdoor, Events

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October 29 - 31, 2020

Parrot Heads...

If you're looking for " A Salty Piece of Land",  a "Cheeseburger in Paradise", or a place where it's 5 o'clock all the time, Meeting of the Minds in Key West IS Island Living personified.

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Wine Dine Key West

Aug 16, 2016 5:17:34 PM / by Scott Schofield posted in Luxury, Mexican, Restaurants, Casual, Old-Town, Formal, Tours, Bar & Grill, Italian, Lunch, American Cuisine, Steaks

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Not sure what you want for lunch, dinner or in-between?  WineDine Key West is a month long event between mid September and the middle of October celebrating fine dining at an affordable price.  If you're looking for a great Key West excursion, in the cooler months, but aren't quite ready for Fantasy Fest. Well, this just may be for you.

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Key West Fantasy Fest

Feb 2, 2016 8:00:00 PM / by Scott Schofield posted in Bar, Attractions, Activities, Casual, Old-Town, Outdoor

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October 16 - 25, 2020

What do you get when you combine Mardi Gras, zombie's, a parade of dachshund's, Elvis look-a-likes, incredible food and parties by day and night?
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