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Come Celebrate the Fourth of July at the Key West Historic Seaport!

Fourth of July at the Key West Historic Seaport Can you believe the Fourth of July is just a few days away? It’s an exciting time at the Historic Seaport, and there are so many options for activities in Key West on July 4th. Here are just a few: Fury Key West 4th of July Fireworks Cruise Come along for a spectacular fireworks display aboard a Fury Catamaran. There’s nothing more beautiful than Fireworks on the water. Join Fury as we sail out to the ideal spot to see the display. Sit back, relax and enjoy drinks, snacks and [...]

Key West Celebrates LGBTQ Pride All Year Long!

In Key West, LGBTQ Pride Lasts All Year Long! In Key West, LGBTQ Pride Lasts All Year Long Happy Pride Month! With a rich history of being an inclusive and welcoming city, we’re fortunate in Key West to feel like it’s Pride Month all year long! So, on that note, here are a few interesting facts on Key West’s proud LGBTQ history: First, it was back in 1978 that the Key West Business Guild was established to help the City of Key West become a leading global destination for the LGBTQ community. Next, in 1983, Richard Heyman was elected [...]

Preparing for Hurricane Season in Key West 2021

Preparing for Hurricane Season in Key West Whether you’re a resident, visitor, or somewhere in between, with hurricane season just around the corner, it’s important to make sure you are prepared in case a storm is headed our way. On that note, here are a few quick tips from the Key West Historic Seaport on preparing for hurricane season in Key West: WHEN DOES HURRICANE SEASON BEGIN? While the Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1 and lasts through November 30, generally speaking, a strong hurricane is most likely to occur between August 15 and October 1.  IS THIS YEAR [...]

National Move More Month at the Key West Historic Seaport

National Move More Month at the Key West Historic Seaport National Move More Month at the Key West Historic Seaport Did you know? The month of April is National “Move More” Month, created by the American Heart Association to raise awareness of the importance of physical activity for a healthy heart. Simply walking 30 minutes a day can help lower cholesterol, blood pressure, and even help you lose weight. It also helps your mental health and overall mood. Not a bad deal, huh? And there’s more! There are SO many ways to get moving while having a blast [...]

2021 St. Patty’s Day Fun

2021 St. Patty's Day Fun at Key West Historic Seaport Ready for some green beer? Celebrating St. Patty's Day at the Key West Historic Seaport is the place to be. Here are just a few ways to celebrate: **Please note, additional events will be added as they are scheduled. Hammerhead Surf Shop Hammerhead Surf Shop is holding a special St. Patty’s Day event with Maui Jim right outside the store! Stop by for snacks, drinks and raffles from 12pm-3pm on the 17th! Schooner Wharf Bar St. Patty's Day Entertainment Tony Baltimore noonish - 5pm Konched Out Trio 6:30-11pm [...]

2020 Key West City Employee of The Year

2020 Key West City Employee of The Year Award - Elke Rockteschel The Key West Historic Seaport would like to send a big congratulations to Elke Rockteschel for being recognized as the official 2020 Key West City Employee of the Year! Doug Bradshaw, the City of Key West Port Director who nominated Elke for the award, says Elke "is in control of the billing for over 250 tenants . . . she's dedicated, she'll stay late, she'll make sure it's right." "Elke was instrumental in implementing the COVID-19 tenant relief package. She went above and beyond to make [...]