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Everything you need to know about the Conch Republic. Keep up on local events, nightlife and activities while in Key West.

The Gates Guide to Hemingway Days in Key West

July 11, 2017 | Key West Events & Festivals

Ernest Hemingway wasn’t just an American icon, he was a Key West icon. The famed literary giant spent much of his time here, living in the Spanish colonial on Whitehead,

The Events We’re Looking Forward to at the Key Lime Festival

June 28, 2017 | Key West Events & Festivals

Every Fourth of July weekend, Key West gets together to celebrate the national fruit of the island - the Key Lime. From July 1 - 4, 2017, it’s Key Lime everything - pies, drinks, and even dinners and brunches.

Randy Roberts, Key West’s Drag Icon

June 12, 2017 | Bars & Nightlife

Chances are you’ve  probably seen Randy Roberts' acclaimed drag performance at La Te Da on one of your trips to Key West.

The Fishing Spots You Have to Visit in The Keys

June 07, 2017 | Activities

Key West and the surrounding islands are a fishing mecca. It wasn’t just by chance that Ernest Hemingway called the island home.