The Official Blog of the Key West Historic Seaport2017-02-21T22:01:18-04:00

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 [...]

Get Hooked on Fishing!

Get Hooked on Fishing!   Photo Credit: Middle image from Seaborn Charters Spending the day with the warm sunshine on your skin and sailing on a fishing boat is always an adventure and at the Key West Historic Seaport, you’ll find some of the best fishing charters available. Sharks, snapper, grouper, swordfish, mahi mahi, tuna, we’ve seen it all and so can you! Celebrate Father’s Day with a one of a kind fishing trip right here at the Historic Seaport. National Fishing and Boating Week is June 2-10 and it highlights the importance of recreational boating and fishing. The [...]

Make Mother’s Day a Historic One

Make Mother’s Day a Historic One It’s all about Mom this month! Spend Mother’s Day at the Key West Historic Seaport, a family-friendly environment that has something for everyone in the family to enjoy. Start the day off with a comfortable stroll down Lazy Way Lane to find her the perfect authentic gift. The choices are endless as you find the eclectic unique shops and galleries. AER Photography and Art Gallery has a variety of pieces by the versatile, artistic, and well-equipped photographer, Alicia Earle Renner. Also along Lazy Way Lane is Dragonfly and Yours and Mayan Imports. [...]