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Key West Celebrates 200th Anniversary

Key West Beginnings On March 25, 1822, Navy Lieutenant Matthew Perry sailed the schooner Shark to Key West, claiming the island for America. Key West is strategically located, guarding Florida from possible threats from the Gulf and Atlantic. In 1823,…

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Christmas Season Key West, 2021

Christmas season is here and Key West knows how to celebrate! Starting just after Thanksgiving, expect to see decorations starting to pop. However, there is so much more than just lights to enjoy on our island! Specifically, check out the…

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Lobsterfest 2021

Lobster season opens on August 6th, and Key West will once again celebrate with the four day event, Lobsterfest. Thousands of lobster loving tourists come to Key West to eat and play during this time, August 12-15, 2021. Schedule of…

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2021 Lobster Mini Season

Annually, lobster season opens to the public on the last consecutive Wednesday and Thursday in July before the opening of regular season on August 6th when both recreational and commercial are able to partake in harvesting this crustacean. Properly licensed…

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