Florida’s Keys Shine and Inspire!

Florida’s Fabulous Keys Shine!


New Orleans Crescent City sweet heart Maggie Koerner shines live the roots and soul of New Orleans at The Green Parrot! Maggie 'Digs Down Deep' and grooves The Green Parrot Bar at Sunday, April 2nd at 5:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Monday, April 3rd at 9:30 p.m.! The Green Parrot is located at 601 Whitehead Street in Key West. 305 • 294 • 6133 http://www.greenparrot.com/

Maggie Koerner delivers a sweet taste of New Orleans live music culture to The Green Parrot! Maggie’s inspired vocals fronted New Orleans funk fueled Galactic in 2013 and 2014. Maggie recently released her new E P, “Dig Down Deep” produced by cutting edge UK producer, singer and songwriter Fin Greenal. Maggie Koerner grooves The Green Parrot Bar at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 2nd and on Monday, April 3rd at 9:30 p.m.. The Green Parrot is located at 601 Whitehead Street in Key West. 305 • 294 • 6133 http://www.greenparrot.com/

The Sun Also Rises and The Old Man and The Sea Papa Hemingway Shines in Key West! Hemingway Days Inspire the great writing and memories of the legendary Ernest Hemingway. Every year Key West honors the famous author and his contributions to humanity. Ernest Miller Hemingway was born on July 21st 1899 and departed July 2nd 1961. Hemingway was an American author and journalist who lived and wrote in The Florida Keys in the 1930's. In October, 1954 Hemingway received the Nobel Prize in Literature. The Annual Papa Fest features readings, a museum exhibit of rare Hemingway memorabilia, a zany “Running of the Bulls”, a three-day marlin tournament, street fair and the famous Look Alike Contest. The 37th Annual Hemingway Days is in July at various locations throughout Key West!

Hemingway The 37th Annual Papa Fest features a zany “Running of The Bulls" in full Ernest Hemingway mode. His epic writings, many of which he did in Key West and Cuba are highlighted throughout Hemingway Days in July at various locations in Key West! Heady Hemingway reading is recommended and the classics “For Whom the Bell Tolls”, “Farewell to Arms”, “Death in the Afternoon”, “The Sun Also Rises” and “The Old Man and the Sea” will enlighten and expand awareness.

Songs sung in The Key of Love! The 22nd Annual Key West Songwriter’s Festival lights up The Conch Republic with enormous talent and sweet songs fill the air! The festival features five days and nights of live music bliss with the faces, voices and stories behind the songs. The Key West Songwriters Festival is the largest festival of its kind in the world and is celebrating an epic 22nd Anniversary. Since 1997 B M I has been the major presenting sponsor of the festival and has made it grow into both a tourist attraction and favorite of thousands of Florida's visitors and locals alike. The Key West Songwriters Festival is from Thursday, May 10th until Sunday, May 14th http://www.kwswf.com/

Marathon Key


Marathon's Favorite Place to Party! The Hurricane Blues Bar is located at 4650 Overseas Highway in Marathon. Mile Marker 49.5 on the Bay Side. 305 • 743 • 2220 http://www.hurricaneblues.com/

The Original Marathon Seafood Festival is the second largest event in the Florida Keys and The 41st Annual Marathon Seafood Festival is Saturday, March 11th and Sunday, March 12th, 2017 at The Marathon Community Park located at 200 36th Street inMarathon. 305 • 743 • 5417 http://marathonseafoodfestival.com/

Dockside Tropical Cafe is a premier music venue, bar and eatery where old Florida meets the Caribbean featuring a Tiki bar to rock the docks on Boot Key Harbor. Dockside Tropical Cafe is located at 35 Sombrero Boulevard in Marathon. 305 • 743 • 0000 http://www.docksidetropicalcafe.com/

Islamorada


The Keys to your heart! Glorious Islamorada sunset!

Hog Heaven Sports Bar & Grill is located at 85361 Overseas Highway Mile Marker 85.3 in Islamorada. 305 • 664 • 9669 http://www.hogheavensportsbar.com/

For over half a century, Islamorada Fish Company Restaurant is the place to go in the Florida Keys to get great seafood "As Fresh As You Can Get”! Islamorada Fish Company Restaurant is located at 81532 Overseas Highway in Islamorada. 305 • 664 • 9271 http://www.restaurants.basspro.com

Key Largo


The Second Annual Key Largo Stone Crab and Seafood Festival features fresh seafood, live local entertainment, fireworks, cooking demos, fishing workshops and family friendly Florida fun. The Second Annual Key Largo Stone Crab and Seafood Festival is Saturday, November 18th and from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, November 19th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Rowell's Marina located at 104550 Overseas Highway at mile marker 104.5, on the bay side of Key Largo. 305 • 451 • 4502 http://www.keylargoseafoodfestival.com/

The Famous John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Offers Crystal Clear Warm Waters and Incredible Live Reefs, Tropical Fish and Aquatic Scenery! SCUBA Dive Tours • Snorkeling Tours • Glass - Bottom Boat Tours • Boat Rentals. The John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park is located at 102601 Overseas Highway Mile Marker 102.6 in Key Largo. 305 • 451 • 6300 http://www.pennekamppark.com/

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park features the amazing wonderful underwater Jesus Christ Statue! 305 • 451 • 6300 http://www.pennekamppark.com/

Gilbert’s Tiki Bar & Resort is located at 107900 Overseas Highway in Key Largo. 305 • 451 • 1133 http://www.gilbertsresort.com/

Sugarloaf  Key


Mangrove Mama’s Caribbean Restaurant features fresh and delicious seafood and Cajun and Creole creations. Mangrove Mama’s Caribbean Restaurant is located at 19991 Overseas Highway at Sugarloaf Shores on Sugarloaf Key. 305 • 745 • 3030 http://www.mangrovemamasrestaurant.com/

Key West


Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Resort is Where Old Key West Hospitality Meets Modern Luxury. Casa Marina is a Tranquil Ocean Retreat Lapped by Atlantic Waves and Shaded by Palms. Experience the Beautiful Sunsets at this Historic 'House By The Sea.' http://waldorfastoria3.hilton.com/

Beautiful Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Resort is located at 1500 Reynolds Street in Key West. 305 • 296 • 3535 http://waldorfastoria3.hilton.com/

Four ships have been sunk as artificial reefs within Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary since its designation in 1990 making a total of 20 ships that have been sunk as artificial reefs within the crystal clear waters of the Florida Keys. Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary protects 2,900 square nautical miles of coral reef, hard bottom, sea grass meadow, mangroves, and sand flats. The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Key West Office is located at 33 East Quay Road in Key West. 305 • 809 • 4700 http://floridakeys.noaa.gov.

One of Key West’s most popular attractions are the crystal blue waters surrounding the Key West island paradise. For almost three decades visitors and locals alike have been choosing Fury Water Adventures as their #1 excursion in and on the waters of Key West. Choose from a variety of watersports including Key West Snorkeling or Sunset Cruises aboard the Fury Catamaran, thrills in the air with Fury Parasailing, or Reef Eco-Tours aboard the Fury Glass Bottom Boat. Private Charters are also available. For the real enthusiast, try Fury’s Combo Packages or The Ultimate Adventure which includes Reef Snorkeling in Key West, Parasailing, Jet Skiing, Kayaking, Rock Climbing, Water Trampoline and much more! 888 • 976 • 5985 http://www.furycat.com/

Key West features beautiful and memorable Ocean adventures! 888 • 976 • 5985 http://www.furycat.com/

The Southern Most Honkytonk In The USA! Cowboy Bills is located at 618 Duvall Street in Key West. http://www.CowboyBillsKW.com

The Green Parrot is located at 601 Whitehead Street in Key West. 305 • 294 • 6133 http://www.greenparrot.com

The Hogs Breath Saloon is located at 400 Front Street in Key West. 800 • 826 • 6969 http://www.hogsbreath.com/key-west/

Key West Theater provides top tier live music, concerts, theatrical productions, comedy and variety specials and locally produced Key West events. Key West Theater is located at 512 Eaton Street in Key West. 305 • 985 • 0433 http://www.thekeywesttheater.com

Thursday, November 10th Blues Traveler lights up Key West at The Key West Theater located at 512 Eaton Street in Key West. 305 • 985 • 0433 http://www.thekeywesttheater.com

The San Carlos Theatre is located at 516 Duval Street. 305 • 294 • 3887 http://www.institutosancarlos.org/

A Key West Landmark of dubious distinction! Sloppy Joe's is located at 201 Duval Street, Corner of Duvall and Greene Street. 305 • 294 • 5717 https://www.sloppyjoes.com/

The Smokin' Tuna is located at 4 Charles Street in Key West. 305 • 517 • 6350 http://smokintunasaloon.com/

The Studios Of Key West serves as the cultural center of the arts in Key West and is a nonprofit organization promoting multidisciplinary arts, artist-in-residency opportunities for artists world-wide and maintains long-term studio spaces dedicated to Florida Keys artists. Through classes, performances, lectures, gallery exhibits, partnership projects, and special events, the Studios unites Pulitzer prize winners and world-renowned artists with local audiences and art practitioners at all stages of their creative careers. The Studios of Key West is located at 600 White Street in Key West. 305 • 296 • 0458 http://tskw.org/

The Beacon Of The Arts! The Studios Of Key West serves as the Cultural Center of the Arts in Key West! The Studios of Key West is located at 600 White Street in the Heart of Key West. 305 • 296 • 0458 http://www.tskw.org/

Key West is located closer to the Island of Cuba than to the City of Miami, less than 90 miles. Key West is Florida's irreverent southernmost subtropical paradise and an amazing destination for fun and adventure.

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