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Key West Fantasy Fest

Key West may be famous for it’s fishing but it’s also famous for one if it’s most popular festive events that happens each October – Fantasy Fest. The event is our version of Mardi Gras and each year not only has a theme to taylor your costume after (if you decide you even need a costume) but many events from a Pet Masquerade to a Headdress Ball to a Zombie Bicycle Ride.

We have so many guests that come or want to come for the festival and for some of them you must warn them ahead of time that they may see things they’ve never seen before and some things they’d never want to see. I’ve been here for a long time now. I started out my Fantasy Fest years by just “observing” and wow I was impressed by the body paint and lack of clothing on some of the more elderly folks. But 17- years ago the event had some stricter rules it seemed. Nudity was not allowed and I’ve seen many that were baring no paint or clothing on their torso and nicely escorted by one of Key West’s finest to a side street and given a commemorative Fantasy Fest t-shirt to cover up.

Well now we’re in the year 2013 and as far as this event – anything and everything goes. It’s a show stopper.

Fantasy Fest Schedule of Events 2013

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2014

BAHAMA VILLAGE GOOMBAY FESTIVAL
This exuberant street party showcases island arts and crafts, music and food in the heart of Key West’s historic Bahama Village neighborhood. The festival’s main entertainment stage is located at the corner of Emma and Petronia streets, and features nonstop musical entertainment ranging from gospel to reggae. This family friendly street party continues on Saturday! Noon to midnight; FREE.

ROYAL CORONATION BALL -TROPICAL ESCAPADES & TRANCES
Come party with Key West’s Royal Family and vote for the King and Queen of Fantasy Fest 2014. Join us for a fantastic 2-hour stage show by local celebrities and the candidates themselves!! VIP tickets are available for $50 which includes a reserved seat and buffet dinner. Cash bar. For tickets information, visit the AIDS Help website, aidshelp.cc or call Jeremy Wilkerson 305-296-6196. This is a benefit for AIDS Help. 6 PM; Southernmost Beach Café; 1405 Duval St.; $5 donation for standing room only.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2014

BAHAMA VILLAGE GOOMBAY FESTIVAL
This exuberant street party showcases island arts and crafts, music and food in the heart of Key West’s historic Bahama Village neighborhood. The festival’s main entertainment stage is located at the corner of Emma and Petronia streets, and features nonstop musical entertainment ranging from gospel to reggae. This is a family friendly event. Noon to midnight; FREE.

ADVENTURES IN BURLESQUE-LAND
Join Key West Burlesque’s very own, Tatah DuJour, on an epic journey unlike any other! “Adventures in Burlesque-Land” will take you into the sexy and salacious world that exists behind the big red velvet curtains at the Waterfront Playhouse—a world where bawdy burlesque beauties make all your fantasies come true. “Adventures in Burlesque-Land” features some of the best international burlesque performers as well as local Key West favorites! This incredible theatrical experience combines the classic art of strip tease and amazing vocal performances into a Broadway-style production. In addition to regular seating ($45 & $55), a limited number of stage seats are available at $75. Audience members who choose these seats will be in the middle of the action and participate in the show! To purchase tickets, please email the Box Office at AccessAlan@gmail.com.

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2014

SE7EN DEADLY SINDAY
Come celebrate your sins with us! Join DJs Dale and George spinning the best house music all night long. Thin crust pizza upstairs in Point5. Full bar and craft cocktails featuring Grey Goose vodka. nine one five; 915 Duval St., 7 PM – 2 AM; no cover charge.

 

ADVENTURES IN BURLESQUE-LAND
Join Key West Burlesque’s very own, Tatah DuJour, on an epic journey unlike any other! “Adventures in Burlesque-Land” will take you into the sexy and salacious world that exists behind the big red velvet curtains at the Waterfront Playhouse—a world where bawdy burlesque beauties make all your fantasies come true. “Adventures in Burlesque-Land” features some of the best international burlesque performers as well as local Key West favorites! This incredible theatrical experience combines the classic art of strip tease and amazing vocal performances into a Broadway-style production. In addition to regular seating ($45 & $55), a limited number of stage seats are available at $75. Audience members who choose these seats will be in the middle of the action and participate in the show! To purchase tickets, please email the Box Office at AccessAlan@gmail.com 8PM at the Waterfront Playhouse.

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2014

HEROES AND VILLAINS RUN/WALK 5K
Be super, be evil, be AWESOME! Dress up as your favorite Super Hero or Super Villain and run, walk, or fly to the finish line. Prizes awarded for most creative, best group, scariest and funniest costumes. Race begins at 6 PM; Reach Resort; 1435 Simonton St. For registration information: Theme Runs.com.

 

WOMANKIND’S BRAZAAR
Want to partake in a wildly fun event where you can mingle with local celebrities and bid on one-of-a-kind bra inspired creations? Local artists transform everyday bras into works of art, which are then modeled by Key West’s most beautiful women during a live auction to the highest bidder. All proceeds are donated to Womankind to provide breast cancer screening and clinical breast exams to local women; 6 PM at Aqua, 711 Duval St.; Tickets will be available online at keystix.com or $20 at the door. A special thanks to Kimball Ingram!!!!!

SUNSET LUAU & PIG ROAST at THE REACH RESORT
Hang Ten and head to Fantasy Fest’s only true beach party. Come on over for live music, sand and surf while Strip House chefs prepare an ocean side pig pickin’. Giveaways and prizes for best luau attire. Enjoy great music and drinks with your feet in the sand or under the water. Everyone is invited to join us at 6:30 PM to congratulate the Heroes and Villains runners and party into the night. $10 for food per plate. Cash bar. The Reach Resort; 1435 Simonton St. Free.

 

ADVENTURES IN BURLESQUE-LAND
Join Key West Burlesque’s very own, Tatah DuJour, on an epic journey unlike any other! “Adventures in Burlesque-Land” will take you into the sexy and salacious world that exists behind the big red velvet curtains at the Waterfront Playhouse—a world where bawdy burlesque beauties make all your fantasies come true. “Adventures in Burlesque-Land” features some of the best international burlesque performers as well as local Key West favorites! This incredible theatrical experience combines the classic art of strip tease and amazing vocal performances into a Broadway-style production. In addition to regular seating ($45 & $55), a limited number of stage seats are available at $75. Audience members who choose these seats will be in the middle of the action and participate in the show! To purchase tickets, please email the Box Office at AccessAlan@gmail.com. 8 PM at the Waterfront Playhouse.

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014

REDDY ICE FANTASY FAÇADE COMPETITION
Festively decorated homes and businesses compete for cold hard cash! Free to enter, call 305-296-1817.

OFFICIAL FANTASY FEST POSTER SIGNING PARTY
Meet-n-greet the award-winning artists of this year’s poster. Get up close and personal while having a lively libation or two; WineO located at Crowne Plaza La Concha Hotel; 430 Duval St.; 5 PM; posters for sale.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM – PINTS AND PIXIES
Fly over to World of Beer – Key West, for our first official Fantasy Fest party, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Pints and Pixies” Pull up your tutu & get out your glitter, because this party isn’t just for the beer drinkers. We’re asking all of you fairies to come out of the woods and show off your best Oberon, Tatinia, & Tinkerbell. The party begins at twilight. Register by 6 PM, Contests at 9 PM. $10 registration fee includes complimentary Bells Oberon draft. World of Beer; 511 Greene St.;$

 

32nd ANNUAL HEADDRESS BALL: ANIMELISTIC HEAD TRIP
Get out your feathers, glue guns and ribbons—it’s time for the Key West Business Guild’s extravaganza, the 32nd Annual Headdress Ball at the Southernmost Hotel on the Beach! This year’s theme is aptly named “Animelistic Head Trip” and features the hilarious Queen Mother XXX, J.B. McLendon, as emcee. Annual fundraiser for the KW Business Guild, one of the oldest Gay and Lesbian Chambers of Commerce. Co-sponsored by the Southernmost Hotel Collection. $1500 Grand prize. Held rain or shine. Doors open at 7 PM. Show begins at 8 PM. Southernmost Hotel on the Beach; 508 South St. Book your tables early because this event always sells out. Tickets available online at headdressballkeywest.com

ADVENTURES IN BURLESQUE-LAND
Join Key West Burlesque’s very own, Tatah DuJour, on an epic journey unlike any other! “Adventures in Burlesque-Land” will take you into the sexy and salacious world that exists behind the big red velvet curtains at the Waterfront Playhouse—a world where bawdy burlesque beauties make all your fantasies come true. “Adventures in Burlesque-Land” features some of the best international burlesque performers as well as local Key West favorites! This incredible theatrical experience combines the classic art of strip tease and amazing vocal performances into a Broadway-style production. In addition to regular seating ($45 & $55), a limited number of stage seats are available at $75. Audience members who choose these seats will be in the middle of the action and participate in the show! To purchase tickets, please email the Box Office at AccessAlan@gmail.com. 8 PM at the Waterfront Playhouse.

CAPT. TONY’S PARTY IN PLAID
Experience a party that caters to all exotic lifestyles and fantasies. Whether you wear your naughty or nice plaid to attract old friends or to stimulate the new, this party is for you. Everyone is invited to a party for the ages that only the legendary Capt. Tony’s can host. Great music and drinks, plaid costumes, exotic people. 428 Greene St; 8 PM; FREE.

 

MEN OF LABARE TIGHTY WHITEY PARTY
Men of Labare as seen in the movie Magic Mike. It’s the sexiest and wildest all male review show on Earth. Join the world famous Labare dancers for an ultimate night of complete satisfaction. Sexy white wear is encouraged for this party and couples are welcome. Limited tickets are available for this event and can be purchased at keystix.com; Bare Assets; 1029 Truman Ave; 8 PM; 305-304-1188.

 

PINK BRAS & CLAWS PARTY
Be part of Pinchers Crab Shack’s Inaugural event that is sure to be the “TITS”. Party it up in the tented parking lot behind the restaurant with LIVE Music, buckets of fun, stone crabs, prizes, sweet swag and best of all, raise money to be given to the American Cancer Society with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the local Key West Chapter. For more info visit pincherscrabshack.com ; 8 PM; Pinchers Crab Shack 712 Duval St.; 305-440-2179; $

 

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014

PET MASQUERADE & PARADE
And what a parade you will see as 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? 4 categories to enter-$25 each entry; benefits the Lower Keys Friends of Animals; Registration begins at 4 PM; Show starts at 5:30 PM; FREE to watch but VIP seating is available on the lawns of the Casa Marina Resort; 1500 Reynolds St. For more information, visit our Facebook Page, email petmasquerade@hotmail.com, or call 305-304-1026.

LAZY GECKO REDNECK PARTY
Hey ya’ll, come on down to the Lazy Gecko Redneck Party! Gussy up in your best camo or slide into your sexiest Daisy Dukes!! Prizes for the best Redneck, Redneck Babe, Redneck Couple,and Team Redneck (yeah, that’s you and your best bubbas!). Party starts at 7 PM; Lazy Gecko; 203 Duval St.; lazygecko.com.

 

WHARFSTOCK AT THE SCHOONER WHARF BAR
Go back to the days of Peace and Love Woodstock style. Get groovy with tie-dye, flower power, and psychedelic colors, for your animeted fantasy this year. Prizes for Dreamiest Hippie Chick and Grooviest Dude. Be a part of the Body Painting Contest. Just bring a friend to paint or be painted; paints and brushes provided! Enjoy live music, cold drinks and emceed by Frank Everhart. Winners will receive cash prizes and gift certificates. 202 William St.; 305-292-3302; 7 PM; judging at 10 PM; No cover charge or entry fee.

 

“SMOKIN’ HOT TUNA” CONTEST AT SMOKIN’ TUNA SALOON
Come on over to the Smokin’ Tuna for the “Smokin’ Hot Tuna” costume contest. Over $5,000 in cash and prizes including a Bare Necessities Cruise for 2!. Costumes will be judged on originality and sexiness! $10 registration fee; must enter by 5 PM; VIP tickets include open bar and appetizers during contestant meet and greet and stage front seating; $50; contestant meet and greet begins at 7 PM; contest begins at 8 PM; keystix.com; 4 Charles St.; Smokintuna.com; 305-517-6350; $.

SECOND ANNUAL FANTASY FEST BURLESQUE AND POLE PERFORMANCE CONTEST
The top professional burlesque and pole performers from around the world will compete in the 2nd Annual Fantasy Fest Burlesque and Pole Performance Competition. A stunning combination of costuming, choreography and incredible talent will grace the stage of the Sunset Pier as performs compete for cash, prizes and titles of: Best Burlesque Fantasy Female, Bawdiest Boy Burlesquer, Dynamic Duo and Princess of the Pole. Applications to compete are available at keywestburlesque.com Tickets for this fabulous event are available exclusively at keystix.com VIP Tickets include assigned seating with an open bar and light food. Doors open at 8 PM

3rd ANNUAL LUV2GLOW PARTY
Do you love it in the dark? Do you love it hot? Do you love to glow? Then you’ll LUV2GLOW at Rumor Lounge when we turn out the lights and go dark with black lights, glow body paint and the hottest dance beats around! Watch your body glow while three of the hottest electronic DJs make your body move. Come party with our HOT Bartenders and SEXY GLO-GO Dancers! Put on your hottest neon or take it off and paint it up… this party is sure to be one of the most epic moments of Fantasy Fest! The beats drop at 9 PM; Rumor Lounge; 430 Greene St.; $

 

DUNGEON of DARK SECRETS and FETISHES
Embrace your darkest desires … come one and come all (boys & girls, boys & boys, girls & girls) to play in our dungeon of fetishes! Play, voyeur, or take part in the show to unleash your darkest desires. Attire: PVC, leather, latex, uniform, period, levi, underwear, vintage, glam, cyber, burlesque, masks, wear as much or as little as you want, but dress to THRILL! 801 Bourbon Bar/Saloon 1; 801 Duval; 305-731-9055; 9 PM; Purchase tickets online at keystix.com.

 

FOGARTY’S RED PARTY
FOGARTY’S RED NIGHT Prepare to see RED – RED decorations, RED lights, and big RED beach balls. As long as it’s RED any costume will do! The DJ will keep you dancing, so don’t miss this often imitated, but never duplicated party with the zany, off-beat COSTUME CONTEST, including multiple prize winners. 227 Duval St. 305-294-7525; 9 PM; $.

 

ABC (ANYTHING BUT CLOTHES) PARTY
Adult film star Mary Carey, invites you to personally interact with her and super hot exotic dancers, as she bares it all live on stage. Enter the most outrageous and creative contest on the planet, the ABC (Anything But Clothes) Costume Contest, for $700 cash and prizes. Join the adventurous and risque in an adult entertainment club setting, featuring guest DJ’s. Limited tickets are available to the public for this private star-studded red carpet celebrity extravaganza. Purchase tickets at keystix.com. Bare Assets 1029 Truman Ave.; 10 PM; 305-304-1188.

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2014

DANTE’S 8TH ANNUAL HALOS & HORNS POOL PARTY AND WET T-SHIRT CONTEST
Whether you wear the halo of an ANGEL or prefer devilish HORNS, GET WET & WILD at Dante’s for a chance to win BIG $$$! Free body painting, live music, great giveaways, fantastic food and drink specials and our one of a kind stage in the CENTER of the POOL! The party starts at noon and goes till 6 PM, pole dancing starts at 4:30 PM; Dante’s Restaurant & Raw Bar; 951 Caroline St, next to the ferry terminal. Visit danteskeywest.com for more details.

 

BLACKOUT GLOW PARTY AT COYOTE UGLY
Join Coyote Ugly on Duval as we turn out all the lights and replace the bulbs with black lights for the 3rd annual Glow Party! A variety of glowing accessories will be available along with a body painting artist so you can glow all night long with the world famous Coyote Ugly Bartenders. Women come dance on the bar as our staff belts out songs on the microphone and dazzles you with a variety of entertainment till the early morning. Contests for cash and prizes for the best dressed couple, man and woman. The contest will be judged on originality and sexiness! Signups at 8 PM. Judging at 10 PM. 218 Duval St.; coyoteuglysaloon.com/keywest; 305-294-UGLY.

 

THE “ORIGINAL HOMEMADE BIKINI CONTEST” AT SUNSET PIER
Creativity and attention to detail are the key elements of these works of art, come be amazed by the combination of beauty and imagination that is The Original Homemade Bikini Contest. A bevy of beauties vie for $2,000 in cash and prizes! Join the Backstage VIP section with an open bar, light food and a contestant meet & greet. For contest entry information contact the Sunset Pier at 305- 295-7047 or dining@oceankey.com. Contestant participation is free. Doors open at 8 PM; FREE event. Backstage VIP Tickets available at keystix.com or at The Sunset Pier Bar.

WHY DON’T WE GET DRUNK… AND LEI’D AT MARGARITAVILLE
Leave your sunscreen and beach towels at home. At Margaritaville, you can enjoy a beach party without leaving Duval Street! How low can you go will be the name of the game. We will have beach Olympics, costume contests with $1,000 in cash and prizes and a DJ that will surely create some waves. Everyone is guaranteed to get lei’d. Don’t fret if you forget your grass skirt, they will be sold in our store. Party will start at 8 PM. $5 cover includes our famous Who’s to Blame Margarita or a Landshark. 500 Duval St.; 305-292-1435

 

EXPOSED AT THE BOURBON ST. PUB ADULT ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX
Looking for the most risqué party of this years Fantasy Fest? This Pool, Hot Tub, and Foam Party is all outdoors, under the stars, complete with a black out/black light dance party inside. This all welcome, clothing optional, (Bare What You Dare) party, will include glow sticks, 2 DJs, dance floors, large projector screens (playing all your favorite fantasies), exotic dancers (male and female). VIP, front of the line, passes will be on sale at the New Orleans House starting October 1st; 9 PM–4 AM; 305-293-9800; 724 Duval St.; bourbonstpub.com.

 

FAT TUESDAY PINK PARTY
“Save the Ta-ta’s!” A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society – Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of the Florida Keys. Wear your sexiest pink costume or body painting to the best party on Thursday night. Costume contest with a $500 bar tab for 1st place, $250 bar tab for 2nd place, and $100 bar tab for 3rd place. Live entertainment by DJ Buggy. Party favors while supplies last. 305 Duval St.; FatTuesdayPinkParty ; 305-296-9373; 9 PM; $

 

SLOPPY JOE’S 31st ANNUAL TOGA PARTY
Toga! Toga! Toga! Sloppy Joe’s Annual Toga Party with over $2,000 in Sloppy Joe’s Gift Card giveaways throughout the night! No registration this year, simply get your Toga ON and join us for the Toga Party all night long! You’ll have a chance to parade on stage and win Sloppy Joe’s Gift Cards during band breaks, audience will help decide best Togas. Great drinks, bands and dancing! Togas available in Retail Store for $10 (all toga sales proceeds to Aids Help, Inc.) Sloppy Joe’s; 201 Duval St. 9:30 PM. Door Charge.

 

PAJAMA AND LINGERIE PARTY
Mr. Playboy himself, La Hef, invites everyone to dress in sexy nightwear. This party makes you feel like you are at the mansion. Enter the $700 Hugh Hefner and Marilyn Monroe look a like contest. Mingle with celebrities and enjoy guest DJ’s live. Purchase Advance VIP tickets online now before they sell out at keystix.com. BottleCap Lounge; 1128 Simonton St. 305-304-1188; 10 PM

 

IRISH KEVIN’S ANNUAL 80’s PARTY
If you love rock and roll as much as we do, come bust a move at Irish Kevin’s annual 80’s party! Prepare your leg warmers and Members Only jackets. Dress head to toe in your best 80’s costume with awards given throughout the day. We have live entertainment from open to close, but at 10:30 PM our full 80’s band will keep you fighting for your right to party into the wee hours of Friday morning. 211C Duval St; 305-292-1262; 10:30 PM; FREE.

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2014

FANTASY FEST STREET FAIR
Duval Street’s mile-long eater-tainment extravaganza features arts and crafts, food vendors, lively libations and costumed frivolity; Noon to 10 PM.

BOURBON ST. PUB TEA DANCE
The BIGGEST dance party in the street during Fantasy Fest 2014. Get your groove on while dancing, drinking on Duval St. Live DJs, Boys, Beads and Booze/Drag Queens, celebrities and MORE; Join the party at 724 Duval St./801 Duval St.; 1 PM; FREE.

 

SOUTHERNMOST DREAMS and ADVENTURES COSTUME CONTEST
Free your inner inhibitions and live out your wildest dreams. Join the Southernmost Anime’s and create your own dream world in Key West. Enter the Southernmost Dreams and Adventures Costume Contest held Friday, October 24th. Best themed costume wins! Contest is held poolside at the Southernmost on the Beach; 508 South St.; 4 PM to 6 PM. Registration from 3 PM – 3:45 PM; Contest at 4 PM. Then, at 6 PM join us for the Masquerade March Half Way Party: FREE! Your adventure awaits you away from the real world.

MASQUERADE MARCH
Join the crowd as they parade through Old Town with music and noisemakers! Thirst quenchers provided at selected guesthouses. Begins at the Key West Cemetery Frances Street entrance but revelers can join the mad march anywhere along the two routes! Start marching at 5 PM; All welcome; FREE.

RUM BARREL’S 8TH ANNUAL PIRATE BASH
Dress and drink like a pirate at the Rum Barrel’s most outrageous pirate bash in the world! More than $1500 in cash prizes for the best pirate and wench costumes, great music on the rooftop stage, and awesome rum specials. Doors open at 7 PM. Costume Contest starts at 9 PM. For more info call 305-292-7862 or get piratical inspiration at rumbarrel.com; $10 cover charge.

14TH ANNUAL LIVING ART AIRBRUSH EXPO
Contestants will use the human form as a living canvas for artistic expression in competition for $2,000 in cash and prizes; drink specials and live entertainment! Join the backstage VIP section with an open bar, light food and a contestant meet & greet. For contestant entry information contact the Sunset Pier 305-295-7047 or dining@oceankey.com; Doors open at 8pm; Sunset Pier at 305-295-7045; FREE event; Backstage VIP tickets available at KeysTix.com or Sunset Pier Bar.

FETISH & FANTASY PARTY at the ISLAND HOUSE FOR MEN
Welcome to Key West’s most provocative fetish party and the ONLY all-male event of Fantasy Fest 2014! The dungeon doors are open to all adult men wanting to watch or partake in their wildest erotic desires. Live out your fantasies in a completely private, enclosed, clothing optional resort setting. Hundreds of hot men will be dressed in their sexiest leather, fetish gear, and underwear. Demonstration stations, play areas, and a 24 hr poolside café & bar beckon you to join this not-to-be-missed event. Co-Sponsored by the Key West Wreckers. Doors open at 10 PM. Clothes check provided. Purchase tickets at the door or at KeysTix; Island House Resort for Men; islandhousekeywest.com; 1129 Fleming St; 305-294-6284.

PIMP AND HO PARTY
This event is guaranteed to satisfy all your erotic dreams. Join the King Pimp himself, Ron Jeremy, for the wildest party of your life! Enter the $700 Mr. Pimp and Ms. Ho costume contest. Plus dance to the music of celebrity DJs mixing live on stage. This event sells out every year. Purchase Advance VIP Tickets online at keystix.com; BottleCap Lounge; 1128 Simonton St.; 305-304-1188; 10 PM; $.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2014

DUVAL STREET PROMENADE
Sassy entertainers, enticing food and spirited libations tempt costumed merrymakers as they party from the Gulf to the Atlantic; Noon to 10:30 PM; FREE.

KINKY COUPLES PARTY hosted by RUBBER DOLL
The ONLY strictly Couples Only event. Join fetish minded couples in the Cabaret bar overlooking Duval Street. Clothes check included and open bar from Midnight until 4:00 AM. A special performance by World renowned latex fetish performer Rubberdoll(rubberdoll.net. Live DarknDancing with New York DJ Lucas will be sure to get everyone in the mood for some serious playtime. Official SDC event; very limited tickets available at keystix.com. 5 PM.

3WISHES.COM FANTASY FEST PARADE
Join 70,000 exuberant partygoers as this year’s 3Wishes.com Fantasy Fest parade rolls down Duval Street. Featuring glittering floats, spectacular costumes, and dazzling dancing groups, it doesn’t get any wilder than this! Parade steps off at 7 PM; fantasyfest.com; FREE.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2014

CHILDREN’S DAY
A family event featuring food, rides, games, arts and crafts and a costume contest for children located at Bayview Park. Truman Ave. and Eisenhower Dr.; Noon to 5 PM; 305-292-8912.

“THE FAT LADY SINGS” TEA DANCE
As the saying goes, “It ain’t over ‘til the fat lady sings.” Everyone will be at La Te Da from 4 PM to 8 PM for the last official event of Fantasy Fest 2014. DJ Rude Girl provides the music for the very last hoorah! La Te Da – Hotel, Restaurant, Cabaret and Bars; 1125 Duval St.; 305-296-6706; $5.

 

Code of Conduct

The Key West Tourist Development Association and the Key West Police Department welcome you to Florida’s premier masking and costuming celebration and encourage you to participate in all the many exciting events of “Super Heroes, Villains … & Beyond”.

On Friday and Saturday portions of Duval Street and adjoining side streets will be designated as a Fantasy Zone. By applying a code of conduct with a few rules we can make Fantasy Fest 2014 a safe and pleasant adventure. The City of Key West Police Department summarizes below the code of conduct you need to abide by.

Please review the following rules and regulations that are enforced during the Festival:

  • Nudity is ILLEGAL and is NOT allowed on public property or in public view at any time.
  • Lewd acts on public property or in public view are strictly ILLEGAL and NOT tolerated.
  • Body painting is allowed but must be done in enclosed or screened in areas, entirely out of public view. Painted female breasts are permitted, but ONLY ALLOWED within the designated“Fantasy Zone”.
  • Please wear a cover-up to avoid ILLEGAL exposure on public property and on all city streets outside of the “Fantasy Zone”.
  • No glass containers are allowed inside the designated Fantasy Zone. Drink from paper or plastic cups provided by bars and vendors.
  • Open containers of alcohol are not allowed outside the Fantasy Zone. Please stay inside the party area while you are carrying open alcoholic beverages.
  • Trash and recycling containers are located for your convenience along the boundary of the Fantasy Zone for depositing open drink containers. Additional recycling bins will be located on every cross street within the Fantasy Zone.
  • No backpacks, coolers, packages, water guns, weapons or replica weapons will be allowed.

The Police Department works diligently for crowd well-being. Our primary goal is a safe festival.

Most important, please be courteous and patient with enforcement officers and with each other. We hope to enjoy another unforgettable Key West Fantasy Fest.

 

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