Conch Republic Red Ribbon Bed Race

Teams propel decorated beds up Duval Street during the annual Conch Republic Red Ribbon Bed Race Saturday, April 25, 2015,  in Key West, Fla. The wacky event was a facet of the Conch Republic Independence Celebration that commemorates the Florida Keys' 1982 "secession" from the United States, prompted by the installation of a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint at the top of the Florida Keys Overseas Highway. Events end Sunday, April 26. (Source: Carol Tedesco/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Key West ‘Bed Race’ Teams Blanket Historic Duval Street

Billed as “the most fun you can have in bed with your clothes on,” this weekend’s Conch Republic Red Ribbon Bed Race was a highlight of the Conch Republic Independence Celebration that ends Sunday.

04/26/2015

Edith Amsterdam, 89, is pushed up Duval Street during the Conch Republic Red Ribbon Bed Race  Saturday, April 26, 2014, in Key West, Fla. The wacky event was a facet of the Conch Republic Independence Celebration that commemorates the Florida Keys' 1982 "secession" from the United States, prompted by the installation of a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint at the head of the island chain. Events end Sunday, April 27. (Courtesy: Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Beds Aren’t For Sleeping In Key West Saturday

Beds will be propelled down Key West’s famous Duval Street Saturday afternoon. It’s part of the Conch Republic Red Ribbon Bed Race.

04/26/2014

(Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Wacky Bed Race Down Key West’s Famed Duval Street

It’s billed as “the most fun you can have in bed with your clothes on.” The weekend Conch Republic Red Ribbon Bed Race featured decorated beds propelled up Key West’s famed Duval Street by teams of strange bedfellows.

04/28/2013

Contestants in the Conch Republic Red Ribbon Bed Race begin their trek down Duval Street in Key West, Saturday, April 28, 2012. The wacky event, billed as the "most fun you can have in bed with your clothes on," was a facet of Key West's annual 10-day Conch Republic Independence Celebration that ends Sunday, April 29. (Carol Tedesco/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Wacky Racers Roll Down Duval St.

KEY WEST (CBSMiami) – Key West’s annual Conch Republic Independence Celebration is winding down. On Saturday, 10 teams of participants took part in the 29th annual Conch Republic Red Ribbon Bed Race on the city’s […]

CBS4–04/29/2012

Racers push their Royal Wedding-themed entry down Duval Street Saturday, April 30, 2011, in Key West, Fla., during the Conch Republic Red Ribbon Bed Race. Female impersonator Lucas Czajkowski portrays Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, riding in the bed. The event was part of Key West's wacky Conch Republic Independence Celebration that ends Sunday, May 1. (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Duchess Kate Rules Key West Bed Race

This year’s annual Conch Republic Red Ribbon Bed Race up Key West’s famed Duval Street took on a regal tone as “Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge” ruled the race on a decorated bed on wheels.

CBS4–05/01/2011