With Key West's busiest season in full gear, the island provides its guests with a variety of cultural and educational events during the last couple weeks in February
Online PR News – 21-February-2010 – – Travelers heading down to Key West Florida, the continental United States' southernmost island and city, can surely expect to find plenty to do. From the excellent Key West tours, the historical sites, and the countless bars, Key West is a playground of non-stop action for people of all ages. Each month, the island also offers its guests a variety of events ranging from cultural to sports to educational.
The end of February has three lesser known events taking place in Key West: Gardenfest, a travel writing workshop, and a theatrical performance of the popular play The Full Monty. In between the great Key West snorkeling tours and historical sightseeing excursions, visitors to Key West should take the time to see what type of unique events, such as these, are taking place on the island.
Gardenfest Key West starts this Friday, February 19th and runs for the entire weekend. Plant enthusiasts will feel like a child in a candy store, with hundreds of beautiful and one-of-a-kind plants for sale and display during the event. The event is free and open to anyone who wants to see some of Florida's most gorgeous plants and flowers. All the top nurseries from all over South Florida head to Key West Florida for the event to show off their bromelaids, orchids, and dozens of other tropical flowers. The event also features workshops and docent tours.
Starting this Saturday and continuing through Sunday is the Key West Travel Writing Workshop. Writers of all genres and experience levels will gain much knowledge from acclaimed travel writer Robert Haru Fisher, a contributing editor to the popular travel literature company Frommer's. The event takes place at the Heritage House Museum and people interested in attending must reserve a spot in advance.
Then there is the popular theater production, The Full Monty, running daily at the Waterfront Playhouse from February 25th through March 20th. The play tells the story of six steelworkers who find themselves unemployed and start up an entertaining Chippendale-style strip show.
Travelers curious to learn more about these and other events taking place in Key West Florida this season can call the expert agents at Best On Key West, the island's leading center for tours, activities, and Key West hotels. Visit BestOnKeyWest.com to browse lists of all the best Key West tours ranging from snorkeling to dolphin encounters to jet ski tours.