Add Extra Color to Your Key West Vacation During Fantasy Fest

For a Florida Keys vacation that is piled high with plenty of party spirit, book your getaway in late October for an unforgettable autumn escape. Everything flamboyant, outrageous and colorful will come together in an eye-opening, show-stopping week of celebrations when Fantasy Fest takes center stage in Key West from October 20th through 29th. Parrot…

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Add Brewfest to Your Key West Labor Day Weekend Plans

If it’s a cool beer or a pale ale you’re craving to celebrate your Labor Day weekend, you’ll be spoiled for choice at the eighth annual Key West Brewfest. Taking place from August 31st to September 4th, visitors can indulge in nearly 200 beers and ales while relaxing with a variety of activities “on tap”,…

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A Long Weekend in Key West: How to Maximize Every Minute

We love long weekends in our tropical paradise, which is why fall is one of our favorite seasons. There are four federal holidays to look forward to from September through November, each heralding a glorious 72 hours of switch-off time. Whether you’re celebrating Labor Day (September 4th), Columbus Day (October 9th), Veterans Day (November 11th)…

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Key West Lobster Mini Season 2017: Add Flavor to your Key West Vacation

The long-awaited Lobster mini season in the Florida Keys kicks off on July 26th through 27th, which means one thing for lobster lovers –  the waters surrounding Key West will be enriched with the best, most delicious catch that you can later devour over dinner during your vacation in paradise. Book in advance at Parrot Key Resort and catch…

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Celebrate America’s Literary Giant During July’s Hemingway Days

Ernest Hemingway, one of America’s most notable literary names who once called Key West home, will be celebrated during a week-long festival from July 18-23. Hemingway Days brings together look-alikes, writers, anglers and fans of the late author’s work to honor his legacy after he lived and wrote in Key West for most of the…

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Sweet Summer Activities Right at Parrot Key Resort

When you’ve been longing for your dream vacation, you’ll want to maximize every moment of your time in this sub-tropical haven during your stay. Parrot Key Resort is not only minutes away from the energetic buzz of Key West and the beautiful beaches framing the island; it is also home to a variety of relaxing…

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2017 Key West Summer Vacation: 10 Tips to Keep Your “Cool”

Summer will be here before you know it and the glorious Key West sunshine will keep you longing for Pina Coladas and a cool dip in one of our four sparkling pools. Welcome to Key West! This beautiful island is soaked in sunshine and the surrounding ocean is waiting to lure you in and cool…

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Attention, Palm Beach County: Nonstop Flights to Key West are Coming Soon

It’s about to become much easier for residents of Palm Beach County, FL to make their way to Key West. Rather than sit through the long drive south along the A1A highway, Floridians can opt for smoother sailing (or rather, flying) with Silver Airways. The regional airline has announced nonstop flights from Palm Beach International…

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Celebrate Key West Pride in Paradise this June

Key West Pride takes center stage from June 7 through 11 when the island will be packed with parties and parades to celebrate the local LGBTQ community. You can also book our Glisten Pride Package at Parrot Key Resort and we will donate 10% of your room rate to GLSEN. GLSEN is the leading education organization creating safe…

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Looking for a quieter Key West vacation? Visit late April through mid June!

When you wake up in Key West during late April through mid June, not only does the warm tropical air embrace you… but you can also hear the sense of calm that comes with one of our most relaxing seasons at Parrot Key Resort. Once the crowds leave their Spring Break vacations and head home, the island resettles and makes way…

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