The Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority in Marathon drains some watts for its display.
3rd Generation Plumbing in Marathon always is flush with lights this time of year.
The Fish Tales Market, a seafood restaurant and grocery near Vaca Cut, sets itself apart.
A lighted bottlenose dolphin 'swims' through the trees at the Marathon Community Park.
The Re/Max real estate office in Marathon has a big display for such a small building.
Kids play on a mound of artificial snow and ice the night of Dec. 6 at the Islamorada Holiday Festival at Founders Park. Organized by the Islamorada Chamber of Commerce, the annual event celebrates the beginning of the holiday season and provides a unique recreational opportunity for Keys youngsters who never experience frigid precipitation in the subtropical island environment.
The Monroe County Sheriff's Office participated in the recent Silverliners 'flight to the north pole' at Key West International Airport. The Silverliners bring hundreds of kids to the airport every year for the mock flight.
Some 200 kids went out the Saturday after Thanksgiving to have photos taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate's Big Pine Key office. The annual gathering included giving the kids gift bags and enjoyed free ice cream and Christmas goodies. A similar event took place at Schmitt's Marathon office.
Members of the Key West Fire Department delivered some holiday cheer Dec. 12 in the form of a Christmas tree to the Key West Housing Authority Senior Center. Shown are (from left) Division Chief Danny Blanco, City Commissioner Tony Yaniz, Capt. Kenny Wardlow, firefighters Frankie Gutierrez and Keith Durden, engineer Greg Bringle and Capt. Wayne Owen.
Lighted animals frolick at the Marathon Community Park.
Capt. Hook's Marina in Marathon shows the spirit.
This actually has nothing to do with the Keys, but it's a Festivus pole made of Pabst Blue Ribbon cans. This is the pole once on display in Deerfield Beach. Now, it's at the state Capitol in Tallahassee. We all know that for many people in the Keys, Festivus is indeed for the rest of us.