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Fantasy Fest 2014

Among many events during Fantasy Fest Week in Key West the Saturday Street Promenade showcases talents of Key West residents. The Promenade begins at noon with dynamic Duval street closure so visitors and locals alike can walk and enjoy the shops that line our main street. Duval becomes cuisine central with food and libation vendors ready to feed the hungry crowds before, during and after the Fantasy Fest parade. From dance to jazz to blue to contemporary music the Promenade features local talent to entertain the thousands of visitors enjoying this year’s “Animated Dreams and Adventures” theme. While waiting for

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October Favorites!!!

In addition to the many celebrations and festivals that take place on our island, Key West is loaded with great attractions, restaurants, and things to do that are here all year round! With so many to choose from, we’ve put together a few of our feverous fall favorites perfect for this time of year. We hope you get a chance to see them all! One of the most popular things to do in Key West is to snap a photo with the colorful buoy marking the Southernmost Point of the United States. Sitting at the intersection of Whitehead and South Streets,

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42nd Annual Poker Run —– September 18th – 21st

The Key West ANNUAL POKER RUN is right around the corner!!  What started with 46 riders has grown to become South Florida’s biggest motorcycle party weekend of the year!! More than 10,000 riders from all over the U.S. are set to travel one of America’s most scenic highways and take part in various fun-filled events September 18th through September 21st in the 42nd Annual Key West Poker Run. Starting at 8am on Thursday, participants leave Miami and traverse down the Overseas Highway to Key West, stopping at 5 designated points along the way to draw cards. Bikers meander through dozens

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We Will NEVER Forget!!!

On this Day of Remembrance, your friends at At Home in Key West would like to say THANK YOU to ALL of the men and women who serve our great country, and God Bless those who have given their lives fighting for what we believe in! Today, and always, our hearts go out to the families of those we have lost and we —- like so many other fellow Americans —- will NEVER FORGET what these HEROES have done for our Freedom. We will continuously honor these brave men & women and endlessly pay tribute to their immense bravery, indescribable

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Womenfest!! —– September 4th-7th

Just as the school year starts…just as the last rays of summertime finally set…just before the holiday season begins to rev up…Key West welcomes women from across the globe to an annual celebration that has become one of the largest gatherings of lesbians and friends in North America —– Womenfest!! Each year thousands of ladies come together and stay for a wide range of activities and events during four days of revelry and fun. This year’s schedule includes concerts and live entertainment with noted performers like Hunter Valentine, Sandra Valls, Gloria Bigelow, Julie Goldman, Sister Funk, and Raven who play

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September Favorites!!!

In addition to the many celebrations and festivals that take place on our island, Key West is loaded with great attractions, restaurants, and things to do that are here all year round! Here are a few of our local favorites perfect for the sluggish, steamy month of September!! The Cemetery in Key West is a lot like the city itself: quirky, crowded, colorful, and full of history to explore. It’s free, of course, and we recommend starting at the northwest corner (at Passover Lane & Angela Street) because a small office there has excellent free walking tour guides. With that

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Key West BREWFEST!! —— Aug 28th – Sept 1st

What goes better with a holiday weekend than BEER??!! Celebrate Labor Day in style at Key West’s 5th Annual BrewFest with sun, sand, live music, and BREWS! Enjoy over 150 beers and micro-brews on tap at various events throughout the 4-day brouhaha (pun intended). Highlights & visitor favorites include beer dinners, beer brunches, happy hour parties, pool parties, late-night parties, seminars, and of course the Signature Tasting Festival Event held Saturday, August 30th. Guests can also attend Beer School or hit a Football Tailgate complete with all the fixins’. It’s a Beer-Lover’s HEAVEN! Many happenings require ticket purchases for admission so be sure to visit

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Walk on White Monthly Art Stroll — Aug 21st

This regular neighborhood gallery stroll is perhaps best known among Key West art lovers, but is free and open to the public welcoming locals and visitors alike to experience the artistic side of paradise! The popular evening event is held the third Thursday of each month from 6-9pm on White Street and features displays and receptions at galleries, shops, and occasionally other venues along the way. Highlight locations include Harrison Gallery; the quirky & inviting Stone Soup Gallery; and The Studios of Key West – a unique, island gallery offering regular exhibitions, performances, workshops and studio space in the style

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Turtle Kraals Restaurant & Tower Bar

If you’re looking for a taste of “Old Key West”, Turtle Kraals Restaurant and Tower Bar is the place to be — Great food, great views, and world-famous Turtle Races!! This water-front gem is perfectly situated in the popular Historic Seaport offering a prime spot for experiencing the island’s freshest seafood and laid-back, festive atmosphere. With cuisine reflecting the proximity of the Bahamas and the Caribbean, Turtle Kraals is an iconic waterfront destination just steps from Duval Street and the charming streets of Old Town. Just sit back and sip on some drinks or compliment them with an extensive menu

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Key West Tropical Heat —– Aug 14th-17th

August on the island is always HOT, but during TROPICAL HEAT it promises to be STEAMY!! TROPICAL HEAT is Key West’s “HOTTEST” event for men. The All-male, Adults-only gala celebrates Key West’s gay community and lifestyle like no other. There are many intriguingly decadent events from drag shows to contests to gatherings at local island clubs. Popular festivities include daily water activities (sailing, kayaking, snorkeling, & chartered trips), daily land activities (discounted attractions, shopping ventures, drag shows, & live entertainment), and scheduled all-male theme parties, pool parties, and adult-oriented entertainment. Other highlights include the heavily attended Toga Party, the lavish Hotter Than Hell

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