Why Key West Was Originally Named "Bone Island

The fierce Calusa Indians were said to leave the remains of their enemies on the beaches of Key West, thus creating Key West's first name, Cayo Hueso... Island of Bones.

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Annual Key West Summer Food and Wine Festival


Enjoy many local delicacies at the Annual Food and Wine Festival.


Food and Wine Festival FAQ's:

Question: What is the annual Key West Food and Wine Festival?

Answer: A festival that entertains Key West's master chefs and the quality and diversity of the island's culinary offerings.

Question: What does the festival feature?

Answer: The celebration features gourmet wine dinners, sunset champagne sailing excursions, culinary competitions and cooking classes led by master chefs.

Question: How many days does the festival last?

Answer: The festival goes on for 10 days.

Question: Are reservations recommended for events at the festival?

Answer: Yes, reservations are recommended.

Question: How do I make reservations in advance?

Answer: It depends on which event you wish to attend, so link to our editors choice for a directory of events and reservation contacts.

Editors Choice:
Festival Event Directory
The Key West Restuarant & Bar Association provides a directory to festival event times and dates.

In The News:
Find Articles
Find Articles.com provides a little article on the 2004 festival at this site.

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