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The Official Blog of the Key West Historic Seaport2017-02-21T22:01:18+00:00

Top 5 Things to do at the Historic Seaport this Holiday Season

Top 5 Things to do at the Historic Seaport this Holiday Season Header Image Photo Credit: Rob O'Neal (Left & Middle) –Schooner Wharf Bar (Right) And just like that, 2018 is coming to an end! It’s time to roll out the colorful lights, stock up on gifts for everyone on your list and prepare for the holiday season. Key West and the Historic Seaport have its own holiday traditions. One of those traditions is kicking off the season with an official welcome of all the festivities in a family-fun way with the Harborwalk of Lights. The Historic Seaport came [...]

December 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Harvesting Memories with a Key West Twist this Thanksgiving

Harvesting Memories with a Key West Twist this Thanksgiving   Thanksgiving is the holiday that brings family and friends together from far and near. It’s the time of year where we bond over setting the table with the nicer dishes, spend hours cooking a delicious turkey and we reflect on what we are thankful for. It’s also the end of the year and already the beginning of November. Before you know it, it’ll be the start of 2019. If one of your 2018 New Year’s resolutions sounded something like, “Step out of my comfort zone more often,” and [...]

October 31st, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Top Things to do in the Historic Seaport During Fantasy Fest

Top Things to do in the Historic Seaport During Fantasy Fest   Fantasy Fest – October 19-28, 2018 Fantasy Fest is this outrageous 10-day costuming and masking celebration that features masquerade competitions, street fairs, parades and tons of fun events all around Key West. This year, Fantasy Fest will be October 19-28 and there’s still time to plan a trip down here to be part of the madness! There are tons of events taking place on each day and you can view a full list of the schedule HERE. The Key West Historic Seaport is a Fantasy Fest hot [...]

October 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

New Season | New Contest | New Fun

New Season | New Contest | New Fun   The first day of fall officially begins September 22nd and the Key West Historic Seaport is kicking off the new season with tickets to a show that will keep you laughing the entire time! First, we would like to say another congratulations to the winner of two Taylor Swift tickets from the Historic Seaport’s summer 2018 contest, Lauren Jenks! Lauren and her daughter enjoyed singing along to some of Taylor Swift’s greatest hits and new tracks at the concert in Tampa, FL last month. “We had a blast at [...]

Exclusive Insider’s Tour Coming to Key West & the Historic Seaport!

Exclusive Insider’s Tour Coming to Key West & the Historic Seaport!   This past May, the Key West Historic Seaport was honored with an award from the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation in recognition of Meritorious Performance in the field of Organizational Achievement. This award acknowledges achievement in preservation done by a group, corporation, neighborhood or other organization. Every year, the Florida Trust hosts a conference and awards ceremony where individuals, organizations, businesses and agencies are recognized for their impact in preserving Florida’s history. This year, the Historic Seaport was nominated for an award and selected to receive recognition in the Historic Landscape category. Representatives [...]

August 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Red, White & Cruise!

Red, White & Cruise!   Grilling hamburgers and hotdogs, wearing red, white and blue and spending time with family and friends has always been part of celebrating Fourth of July. Whether you’re lighting your own fireworks or just watching them light up the sky, fireworks are an important part of the festivities! Take watching fireworks to the next level by hopping aboard a fireworks cruise! One of the highlights to visiting Key West on any day of the year is watching the breathtaking sunsets. A popular way to watch is on a sunset cruise on a catamaran or [...]