Category Archives: Things To Do In Key West

Jets, Battles & Music Fest In Key West

The Blue Angels Are Back To Rock The Skies!   Have you ever felt the power of a jet soaring overhead or seen a ballet in the sky? It is really thrilling! The U.S. Navy flight demonstration team, the Blue … Continue reading

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Papa Hemingway Look-Alike Contest ~ Now thru June 22nd

If you think you look like “Papa” Hemingway, you could win a trip to Key West to attend the Hemingway Days Festival and stay at our Cypress House Hotel, day of fishing in the Key West Marlin Tournament and more great prizes. Enter here: https://apps.facebook.com/contestshq/contests/229957

Submit your original photo by 11:59 PM on June 22! Continue reading

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Read A Book About Key West On This Rainy Day!

Rain is in the forecast all day today and tomorrow so I was thinking that it’s a perfect reason to head over to Key West Island Books at 513 Fleming Street to pick up some books set in Key West. Here are some of our favorites: The Cypress House, Trap Line, Setup On Front Street and To Have And Have Not. Continue reading

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Food & Wine Festival Starts Thursday!

Key West Food & Wine Festival 2012

During this year’s festival we are going to feature one of our favorite wines from the Veneto region of Italy, Bolla Pinot Grigio. This light and refreshing wine has a delicate bouquet with aromas of peach, melon, pear and lime, making it an excellent choice for sipping by the pool on a balmy Key West day. Scott will have several tempting appetizers available as well to pair with it and our other cocktails.

DAILY: Enjoy poolside Happy Hours at our Lighthouse Court Cafe & Mojito Bar from 12PM – 6PM. Peter will be happy to make you a ‘Blue Long Island Iced Tea’, a ‘Key Lime Mojito’ our new favorite, or your favorite libation! Come try our delicious drinks or just relax the day away under the sunshine at the pool with your family & friends.

The Lighthouse Court Cafe & Mojito Bar is located at 902 Whitehead Street, across from the Hemingway House. Continue reading

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Key West Could Be Sunned-In For Next Several Weeks!

Just heard on the news that Key West could be sunned-in for the next several weeks! It could get really rough! Residents and sun worshiping visitors have been urged to proceed quickly to the nearest beach or tiki bar for further instructions. Don’t forget your sunscreen & flip-flops! We are asking our friends & relatives to the north to keep us in their thoughts! Or…you could come join us! Continue reading

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Gingerbread House Build-A-Thon

This year Historic Key West Inns is excited to be sponsoring the Gingerbread House Building Party being held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Saturday, Dec. 17, at The Oldest House, located at 322 Duval Street. We are rooting for a few historical or tropical versions with edible palm trees, eyebrow arches & picket fences! Continue reading

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Our Idea Of The Macy’s Day Parade ~ Keys Style

Our Idea Of The Macy’s Day Parade ~ Key West Style. Happy day of thanks to everyone and thanks to you all for helping make this year so spectacular!! We’ll be doing our favorite thing this turkey day, heading out on the water with family and friends, and we hope you all are doing the same. Have a fun time and wave if you see us marching in our parade! Continue reading

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Kelly McGuire Is At Lighthouse Court For MOTM!

Parrotheads MOTM: Nov 2nd ~ 6th

Starting today, come on by to hear Kelly McGuire and friends playing through the weekend at Lighthouse Court Hotel ; we can’t wait! He is showcasing his ‘Songwriter’s Series’ during MOTM starting today from 2 -5PM and running thru Saturday. On Sunday the 6th, we have our Brunch & Jam event where will be serving bunch by the pool, available for purchase from 11am – 2pm, and Kelly will be there jamming in the garden.

Grab a cocktail from the bar, lounge on a chair or jump in the pool and instantly feel your latitude changing and your body grooving.
Mojito’s and Margarita’s anyone? Woohoo! Continue reading

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Fantasy Fest 2011 Begins ~ Goombay Festival Starts Today!

We will be heading to our favorite Beginning-Of-Fantasy-Fest activity tonight in Bahama Village. Lots of Bahama conch foods, arts & crafts, as well as, hopping music! We will be at the Coral Elks Lodge on Whitehead street at 5:30 to join in the parade behind one of our favorite bands, the Junkanoo Rush, as it makes it’s way to the street fair on Petronia Street.

Come join us and dance, eat & drink the night away! The Festival starts at noon today, October 21st, and runs thru Saturday until midnight. We’ll see you there! Continue reading

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