The Islands of Marathon

“The Islands of Marathon” written and performed by John Bartus

Harbor Dr Boat Ramp Closed for Repairs

The Harbor Drive boat ramp will be closed from Monday March 20th to Thursday March 30th for repairs. Please use the ramps at 33rd Street or the Quay boat ramp.

Daylight Savings Time

Daylight Savings Time is Sunday, March 12 Two-thirds of home fire deaths result from fires in homes without a working smoking alarm, according to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA). Your local IAFF fire fighters remind you to not only change your …

34th Annual 7-Mile Bridge Run

Saturday, April 1st The 7 Mile bridge will be closed from 6:45 AM to 9:00 AM Click here to visit their website for more information

Marathon Seafood Festival 2017

Saturday and Sunday, March 11th-12th at Marathon Community Park 200 36th St Ocean Marathon, FL 33050 The Marathon Seafood Festival is one of the largest FL Keys event and is growing every year. The festival is the premier event for great seafood …

Little League 2017

Marathon Youth Club (MYC) and The City of Marathon Park and Rec Department _ _  Evaluations T-Ball – Monday, February 20th, at 5:30pm Little League Baseball – Wednesday, March 6th at 6pm Softball – Tuesday, March 7th at 6pm Fees are $50 …

Drone Information

All drone operators in Marathon must report to The Florida Keys Marathon International Airport before flight at 305-289-6060. Please Download the app “B4UFLY” and  get information at www.faa.gov/uas

Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride 2017

Support our Nation’s Wounded Service Members! January 6, 2017 12:15pm Please come out and show your support for our warriors as they roll thru Marathon from the Marathon Firehouse (8900 Overseas Hwy) traveling south across the 7 mile bridge.

Free Movie at the Community Park

January 21, 2017 6:30pm at Your Community Park 200 36th St, Marathon

Credit Card Convenience Fee

Effective January 1, 2017 Credit/Debit Card Transactions By Resolution 2016-96 A convenience fee of 2.15% of the total cost of the permit fees will be added to all credit/debit card transactions.

Free Movie at the Park

RESCHEDULED! at Your Community Park 200 36th St, Marathon Saturday, December 17, 2016 6:30pm

Marathon is Targeted for Vacation Rental Scams

ATTENTION VACATION RENTAL SCAM ALERT ! Vacationers and Property Managers- The City has recently verified several properties advertised on Craigslist illegally, that is, without the owners or property managers knowledge, approval or consent.              Use caution when responding to any online …

Smart Start Basketball 2017

The season will begins January 9th held Saturday mornings from 9-10am at the Marathon High School gym. This is an instructional program that is designed to introduce youngsters to basketball basics. Parents work one-on-one with their child to teach them the basics …

Friday Night Kickball 2016

Friday Night Kickball has returned. It is held at the Community Park’s Little League Field for ages 4-10. This has been a popular program for the past several years, and it allows children to “show up” week to week without any advanced …

Dan Gallagher Books available at Crane Point Museum Gift Store

Florida Keys Land & Sea Trust has reprinted Marathon and Marathon Matures by Dan Gallagher. Sold exclusively at Crane Point Museum Gift Store and purchase your copy of history.

Boys Basketball 2016

Youth Basketball ends its season on Sunday, March 5. Awards will be given out at MHS gym following each team’s game. The season has run from mid December until March 5. 14 teams from ages 6-14 have competed with weekend games at …

Girls Basketball 2016

Youth Basketball ends its season on Sunday, March 5. Awards will be given out at MHS gym following each team’s game. The season has run from mid December until March 5. 14 teams from ages 6-14 have competed with weekend games at …

Youth Basketball, Instructional League 2016

Youth Basketball ends its season on Sunday, March 5. Awards will be given out at MHS gym following each team’s game. The season has run from mid December until March 5. 14 teams from ages 6-14 have competed with weekend games at …

Screwworm in the FL Keys

For questions or concerns call the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services hotline at 1-800-HELP-FLA (1-800-435-7352) or 305-470-6863 Option 7. Non-Florida residents can call 1-850-410-3800 November 9, 2016 New Findings of Screwworm  USDA, National Veterinary Services Laboratories, in Ames Iowa has …

8th Annual Employee Costume Contest

The winner for the City of Marathon’s 8th Annual Costume Contest is….. Jurassic Park & Recreation; Brian and Cody with 158 votes. Thank you all who participated we raised at total of $1100.00 all proceeds will go to the Domestic Abuse Shelter. …

Put it Down!

DID YOU KNOW? Teen driver crashes are the leading cause of death for our nation’s youth. The overwhelming majority of these crashes are caused by inexperience or distractions, not “thrill-seeking” or deliberate risk-taking. 10 tips to avoid distractions while driving: • Fully …

Adult Basketball 2016-2017

Adult Basketball will begin soon. These are pick-up games that will be at the Marathon High School Gym. This program will be on Wednesday nights from 7:30 – 9:30pm. There will be a small fee for each player. Please call the Park …

Adult Volleyball 2016-2017

Adult Volleyball will begin soon and run through March at the Marathon High School Gym. These are pick-up games and will be on Monday night at 7:30pm. The program costs $30 and is run by the Parks and Rec Dept. Please call …

2016-2017 Home School PE

This program starts September 13th and runs throughout the school year at the Community Park. It will end in early May. It his held at the Community Park and all ages are welcome. Home schooled kids from the Keys meet at Community …

Mosquito Questions in Marathon

While there has been many questions and much speculation as to the extent of illnesses that are spread by the ever present mosquito.  Below are links that will help to educate you about the situation. Mosquito Protection: What You Need to Know …