19 February 2021

‘Island Hopping: Florida Keys’ Show Spotlights Local Residents and Environment

For Christina Wilson, hosting “Island Hopping: Florida Keys" enabled her to take a deep dive into Florida Keys adventures that even some longtime locals haven’t experienced — and share them with viewers of the syndicated television special. The hourlong program, commissioned by the Monroe County Tourist Development Council, recently began airing across the United States.
03 February 2021

Key West Events to Honor Tennessee Williams on Island He Called Home

Internationally renowned playwright Tennessee Williams, who lived in Key West for more than 30 years, once said of his chosen home, “I work everywhere, but I work best here.” Fans of Williams’ classic plays can explore his writing and life in the island city during the Tennessee Williams Birthday celebration.
27 January 2021

‘Connections Project’ Mural Tour to Celebrate Florida Keys Arts Community

A large mosaic mural featuring art by nearly 300 Florida Keys artists is to debut Feb. 12 and tour the island chain to celebrate the connection between the community and cultural initiatives. 

25 January 2021

Watch Florida Keys Music Events Live or Stream from Home

Traditionally, performing artists in the Florida Keys share their musical talent in island-style venues that range from outdoor amphitheater lawns to historic halls and waterfront clubs. But since coronavirus precautions currently prohibit large concert gatherings, performance stages now include virtual and streaming versions to maintain the health and well-being of audiences and musicians — events that listeners both in the Keys and elsewhere can safely enjoy.
25 January 2021

The Keys: Richly Cultural, Colorfully Artistic

The Florida Keys & Key West, long recognized for supporting artistic, literary and creative endeavors, are known throughout the world as a colorfully rich cultural destination.
25 January 2021

Curtain Rises on Evolving Theatrical Performances

A first-rate performing arts community in the Florida Keys and Key West offers audiences seasonal musicals, comedies and award-winning performances. The cultural community is adapting in the coronavirus era to present unique virtual and socially distanced in-person performances. A selection of early 2021 highlights is outlined here.
20 January 2021

GardenFest to Spotlight Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden Feb. 20

The chance to explore a rare open-air “living museum” and view and purchase unique plants awaits nature lovers Saturday, Feb. 20, during “GardenFest Key West: The Green Market Place 2021” at the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden.
07 January 2021

Key West Food and Wine Fest to Blend Cuisine, Vintages and Florida Keys Flair

Innovative cuisine, premium libations and intriguing events in subtropical island settings top the “menu” at the 2021 Key West Food & Wine Festival.
21 December 2020

‘Island Hopping: Florida Keys’ Travel Television Show to Debut Dec. 27 on Discovery

“Island Hopping: Florida Keys," a 30-minute television special that explores the island chain’s unique natural environment and eco-tourism opportunities, is to debut on the Discovery Channel Sunday, Dec. 27, at 8 a.m. ET/PT, 7 a.m. CT and 6 a.m. MT.

20 November 2020

Boat Parades to Light Up the Florida Keys Holiday Season

Decorated boats of all shapes and sizes are to illuminate the sparkling waters of the Florida Keys in December. Around the island chain, visitors can view lighted boat parades from the shore or excursion boats, or even revel in the Keys’ holiday spirit by decking out their own boat in dazzling lights and eye-catching seasonal decorations.