WINNER – Keys Holiday Photo Contest

And the results are in! Thanks to everyone who participated in our first-ever Keys Holiday Photo Contest! We wanted to see your photos that capture what the holidays and life in the Keys mean to you, and you delivered! We had everything from ornate palm trees to a row of scuba diving Santas, drag queens in Key West, and even the Grinch himself in Big Pine. It just goes to show you what a special place the Keys are and how creative and fun the people who live here tend to be. Thanks again, and without further ado, the winners are: 

1st place: Hunter DeMauro

WINNER – Keys Holiday Photo Contest - A person standing next to a christmas tree posing for the camera - Christmas tree
As the person behind the mask, I personally knew of someone, a friend of mine, that had recently lost her beloved Boxer “Buckeye” and would have been first in line for a photo-op… Well, I made the call and invited her, her husband and their adorable little guy, Finley, to the Grinch Party!!  HUNTER DEMAURO/Contributed


2nd place: Madalen Howard

WINNER – Keys Holiday Photo Contest - A man riding on the back of a boat in a body of water - Florida Keys
When MarineLab instructors have a day off, they get right back in the water for holiday dives on the Duane and Spiegel Grove! MADALEN HOWARD/Contributed


3rd place: Virginia Wark

WINNER – Keys Holiday Photo Contest - A group of people posing for the camera - Florida Keys
A Motley Crew of Santas. Santa Con group shot at the old town hall on Greene Street last year. Locals get together, costumes and a movable party on the street anyone can join in. That’s The Holiday Spirit of Misfit Toys. VIRIGINA WARK/Contributed

Until next year, enjoy the sunshine and happy holidays!

See the photo submissions here.

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