• 10/22/2017 Zombie Bike Ride
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    A pre-Halloween tradition for visiting and local families and groups, the ride typically draws several thousand men, women and children — and even a few pets. Garbed in ragged costumes and frightening face and body makeup, they pedal along the island city's Atlantic Ocean shore in a deliciously scary spectacle. The wacky event is to begin at 2 p.m. when "Zombieland" opens at Fort East Martello Museum, a reputedly haunted historic site overlooking the Atlantic Ocean at 3501 S. Roosevelt Blvd. […]

  • 10/24/2017 Florida Keys Council of the Arts Culture Crawl
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    A moderately difficult and clever hunt. Connect with the arts CULTURE CRAWL and have an afternoon of fun and frolic. The Florida Keys Council of the Arts hosts the modern, tech-savvy crawl at 2 p.m. Costumed teams of up to four people encouraged. Event begins and registers participants at the OLDEST HOUSE, 322 Duval St., and end at the La Concha Hotel, 430 Duval St. […]

  • 10/24/2017 Toad the Wet Sprocket at Key West Theater
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    While most will feel the comforting familiarity of the Billboard-charting hits, "Walk on the Ocean", "All I Want", "Something's Always Wrong", and "Fall Down", new fans will also be well familiar with their new hits such as "California Wasted" which continues to climb the charts. Show starts 8 p.m. […]

  • 10/25/2017 Fantasy Fest Pet Masquerade
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    The eccentric competition is likely to include canine, feline and avian critters strutting their stuff on an oceanfront stage. "Party animals" can compete for costume prizes and glory. You will see a magic carousel of frisky pets and playful owners, all delightfully disguised, stroll, dance and even skateboard across a stage in a fun frolic for fame and fortune! Think you and your furry, feathered or slithery friend have the perfect outfit? Four categories to enter, $25 each entry; benefits t […]

  • 10/26/2017 Key West Art & Historical Society presents: Brick House Funk Party
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    The funkiest party of Fantasy Fest features live DJs, raw soul, deep funk and groovy music. Free admission, starts 6 p.m., 281 Front St., outside the Custom House. […]

  • 10/26/2017 Third Annual Smallest Parade In The Universe
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    A dazzling event, the Smallest Parade in the Universe takes place at 6 p.m. at The Key West Theater. Entrants build tabletop size floats that bobble down a conveyor parade route and are later sold in auction. Benefits Monroe Association for ReMARCable Citizens, a charity supporting Monroe county intellectually challenged adults. Artists, craftsmen, model makers and creative types are encouraged to participate, making floats no larger than 18 inches! Doors open at 5 p.m. for a pre-viewing. […]

  • 10/26/2017 35th Annual Headdress Ball
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    The Key West Business Guild presents this premier gay and lesbian event of the Fantasy Fest celebration, proudly opens the new Key West Amphitheater at the Truman Waterfront Park. Tom Luna returns as the outrageous EmCee, with Rude Girl rocking out our sound.  Randy Roberts opens the show and is joined by some of the best of Key West local talent throughout the contest.  Over twenty five contestants will parade their Headdress creations on the amphitheater stage to vie for the $3,000 first priz […]

  • 10/27/2017 Fantasy Fest Masquerade March
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Begins at the Key West Cemetery at Frances Street entrance but revelers can join the mad march anywhere along the two routes. Start marching at 5:30 p.m.; all are welcome; free admission. […]