News and Events

First Day of Fall

September 22nd, 2016

Happy Fall!

Keys SPCA Spaghetti Dinner

September 9th, 2016

Spayghetti & No Balls Dinner to benefit the Spay & Neuter Clinic of the Florida Keys SPCA is coming up on Wednesday September 14th at La Trattoria Oceanside.  We operate a low cost Spay & Neuter Clinic from MM0 to MM70 which helps control the pet population and ultimately decreases the number of homeless animals

Hometown Pass

September 9th, 2016

Key West Residents that sign up for the Hometown Pass program will receive free admission to the Key West Aquarium when accompanied by a guest who has purchased a FULL FARE ADULT TICKET. ***Tickets may not be purchase online and must be purchased from a Historic Tours of America attractions booth.***

Everything to Know About Dolphins in Key West

September 7th, 2016

Key West’s waters are teeming with dolphins. Nothing compares to the trill of seeing these friendly, playful creatures frolic in the wild. Whether it’s on a dolphin watching excursion, a snorkel trip out to the reef or a sunset sail through the harbor, there’s always a chance of spotting a pod of dolphins surfing through

Happy Labor Day!

September 5th, 2016

Have a safe and happy labor day!

Locals Day

September 4th, 2016

Are you a resident of Key West looking for something FREE to do today? The FIRST SUNDAY of each month is locals day! Come on down to the Key West Aquarium and Receive FREE admission!

Whale Shark Awareness

August 24th, 2016

Though Whale Sharks are the largest fish on the planet, these “gentle giants” are filter-feeders and therefore are harmless to humans. Being a filter-feeder means these large creatures (which can reach over 40 ft.) feed on tiny ocean organisms- plankton. These fish have skeletons made entirely of cartilage, rather than bone like the majority of

Hometown Pass

August 12th, 2016

Key West Residents that sign up for the Hometown Pass program will receive free admission to the Key West Aquarium when accompanied by a guest who has purchased a FULL FARE ADULT TICKET. ***Tickets may not be purchase online and must be purchased from a Historic Tours of America attractions booth.***

Lizard Day

August 10th, 2016

August 14th is lizard day! Let’s talk about some of the lizards found in the Florida Keys. Green/Brown Anole: Green anoles are medium-sized lizards with long tails. When stressed, they turn dark brown. Males have a pink/red throat fan. Males often engage in lateral displays: head bobbing and pushups. Green anoles are easily tamed and

Fun Facts About Florida Stone Crabs & Spiny Lobsters

July 20th, 2016

Key West’s waters are teeming with fascinating marine life. While the coral reef off the coast of Key West is home to a beautiful array of tropical fish, there are other underwater creatures lurking about. This is where Florida’s stone crabs and spiny lobsters come into play. These crustaceans hide within coral caves or dock

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