Tag Archives: Key West

Goombay’s Coming!

Those were the words of Kermit “Shine” Forbes. It really didn’t matter what time of the year it was. Shine would walk up and down Petronia Street in Bamaha Village and in his manliest of all men’s voices, would say “Goombay’s Coming!” The Goombay Festival marks the beginning of Fantasy Fest, the island city’s 10-day […]

Lobster Fest Returns!

If you were to ask someone to tell you their favorite season of the year, your most common responses would be summer, winter, spring or fall. Being the Southernmost island in the continental United States, some people say Key West doesn’t have seasons like everywhere else. You know they are right, we don’t. Instead we […]

Cow Key Channel Bridge Run

The Florida Keys are connected to the mainland by bridges, 42 all together. The longest bridge is located in the middle keys and measures 7 miles long, so naturally it’s called the 7 mile bridge. Every spring 1500 runners flock to Marathon, FL and line up at 7:00 am to participate in the Seven Mile Bridge Run. […]

Key West Seafood Festival

The 9th Annual Florida Keys Seafood Festival was held on Saturday & Sunday, January 18th & 19th at Bayview Park. The weather was beautiful and no one could of have asked for a better weekend for the annual event celebrating what we do best, enjoying great seafood. The annual festival is put on by the […]