The Florida Keys are a popular vacation destination year-round, but there are plenty of special events and activities to enjoy in December. Here are a few ideas for things to do in the Florida Keys this month: Celebrate the holiday season at the Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony in Key West. This annual event takes place … Read more
Key West may be Florida’s subtropical southernmost island, but visitors can enjoy events as seasonal as Santa’s North Pole celebrations during the 2020 Key West Holiday Fest that runs through Dec. 31. The harborwalk area in the Key West Historic Seaport is to glimmer with holiday displays from Elizabeth to Grinnell streets throughout the season, … Read more
Around the island chain, visitors can view lighted boat parades from the shore or excursion boats, or even revel in the Keys’ holiday spirit by decking out their own boat in dazzling lights and eye-catching seasonal decorations.
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Santa Claus has decided he is tired of the cold weather and the elves’ moodiness and is heading south in December to Key West. Santa will be appearing at the Shops at Mallory Square (Building 1), 291 Front Street on the following dates and times: Sunday, December 15, 11 am to 3 pm Wednesday, December 18, 11 … Read more
Do you still have some Christmas gift buying to do? The link below will take you to our Keys Treasures Amazon influencer page where you will find some recommendations for Florida Keys books, fishing and diving items, and other gift ideas. Please check them out and help support this page at the same time. Keys Treasures … Read more
Tom Paul. the Islamorada Christmas Tree Guy, passed away in October before having a chance to make his 37th annual pilgrimage to Islamorada to sell Christmas trees from his Michigan farm. Paul’s son, T.J., pictured, made the decision with his family to keep the tradition alive this year. Michigan tree farmer Tom Paul and his … Read more
Standing just east of U.S. Route 1 at mile marker 82 in Islamorada is the Florida Keys Memorial Hurricane Monument designed by the Florida Division of the Federal Art Project and constructed using Keys limestone (“keystone”) by the Works Progress Administration. Unveiled in 1937 with more than 4,000 people in attendance, a frieze depicts palm … Read more