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Fantasy Fest

(Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Key West’s Crazy Fantasy Fest Parade

A towering Batman, floats carrying costumed superheroes and villains, and real-life athletic hero Diana Nyad starred in the Fantasy Fest parade, the highlight of Key West’s 10-day costuming and masking festival that ends Sunday.


(AP Photo/Florida Keys News Bureau, Rob O'Neal)

“Party Animals” Take Center Stage At Pet Masquerade

A wacky costume competition in Key West Wednesday evening featured some super hero pups and supernatural kitties.


Participants in the Zombie Bike Ride pedal down the Florida Keys Overseas Highway Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Key West.  (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Why “Walker” When You Can Ride

What a sight to see on Sunday as thousands of eerily costumed zombies pedaled bicycles beside the Atlantic Ocean and through the streets of Key West during the fourth annual Zombie Bike Ride.


(Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Fantasy Fest Underway In Key West

It’s that time of year again, time for the annual Fantasy Fest in Key West.


(Source: Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Fantasy Fest Kicks Off In Key West

It’s time for grown men in masks & capes, women in body paint and cute little dogs in tutus to strut their stuff on Duval Street in Key West.


(Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Nyad Selected As Grand Marshal For Fantasy Fest Parade

Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad, who became the first person to swim from Cuba to the Florida Keys without a shark cage earlier this month, has been selected to be this year’s Grand Marshal of Key West’s Captain Morgan Fantasy Fest Parade on October 26th.


(Source: Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Fantasy Fest Comes To An End

After 10 days of masking and costuming madness that featured more than 40 different events, Sunday marked the end of Key West’s annual Fantasy Fest.


Keys Overseas Highway

Accidents Spur Road Closures On U.S1 In Keys

If you are planning on heading down the Key West for the final day of Fantasy Fest, you can expect delays.


Tonya Feit, dressed as a mermaid, holds Chihuahua “scuba diver” Mister Hefner on stage during the Fantasy Fest Pet Masquerade Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, in Key West, Fla. The event was part of the island’s annual Fantasy Fest costuming and masking festival set to continue through Sunday, Oct. 28. (Carol Tedesco/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

‘Party Animals’ Cavort At Fantasy Fest Pet Masquerade

With Key West clear of warnings and watches related to Hurricane Sandy, officials involved in the island’s annual Fantasy Fest costuming and masking festival have given the green light for events to continue.


Thousands of garbed revelers participate in the Fantasy Fest Masquerade March Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, in Key West, Fla. (Courtesy: Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Fantasy Fest Plans To Keep The Party Going

Hurricane Sandy won’t rain on the parade of officials and organizers of Key West’s Fantasy Fest.

CBS Miami–10/24/2012



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