Open-Water Swim for Islamorada's Alligator Lighthouse Set for Sept. 23

ISLAMORADA, Florida Keys — Hundreds of solo and relay-team swimmers are expected to conquer the fifth annual Swim for Alligator Lighthouse Saturday, Sept. 23, a unique open-ocean endurance swimming challenge in Atlantic waters off Islamorada. Individuals and two-, three- and four-person teams have up to seven hours to complete the 8-mile roundtrip course. Participants must […]

Key Largo's REEF Fest to Celebrate Florida Keys Marine Conservation

KEY LARGO, Florida Keys — REEF Fest, a celebration of marine conservation’s positive impact on the Florida Keys and around the world, enables ocean aficionados to experience social events, eco-adventures and presentations by renowned marine experts Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 28 through Oct. 1, in Key Largo. Hosted by Key Largo-based nonprofit Reef Environmental Education […]

Boaters to Tee Off for Charity at Islamorada Conch Scramble Golf Tournament

ISLAMORADA, Florida Keys — Floating greens, golf boats and biodegradable fish food balls highlight the annual “par-tee” on the water during the popular Conch Scramble charity golf tournament Saturday, Sept. 30, in Islamorada. Fans of golf and boating can expect to have a “hole” lot of fun honing their swings and raising money for charity […]