What's New in Key West for Winter 2022-23
December 17, 2022 • KW Concierge
2023 marks the 200th anniversary of Monroe County, and they are planning heritage activities to celebrate this milestone. In addition, Naval Air Station Key West is also celebrating their bicentennial with the Southernmost Air Spectacular featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels.
Key West International Airport has started construction on a $100 million terminal expansion which is set to be completed in summer 2025. The expansion will include an extensive departure area, additional baggage areas and an upgraded checkpoint. Meanwhile, Kimpton Key West has transformed its 23-room Ridley House into an adult-only resort with weekly blackjack, monthly tarot card readings and specialty poolside food and beverage offerings.
The Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center has reopened in Key West's Truman Waterfront Park with new exhibits that highlight the local mangrove habitats and allow visitors to explore the Keys' coral reef. Kermit's Key West Key Lime Shoppe has also opened a store in Key West which features signature Key lime pies, doggie treats, fresh juice, cookies, candy, sauces, salsa and relish, specialty oils, jams and jellies, dry mixes, nuts and snacks, seasonings, gift assortments, bath and body products, clothing and accessories.