KEY WEST (CBSMiami/FKNB) — Thousands of costumed zombies flooded the streets of Key West for the annual Zombie Bike Ride over the weekend.READ MORE: Stage Nearly Set For Miss Universe Pageant At Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino In Hollywood
Some 8,500 participants, ranging from seniors to families with kids and dogs, biked along the beaches and streets of the island city on Sunday wearing dead-white face paint, gory tattered garments in “classic” zombie fashion, and accessories that ranged from tutus to top hats.
Standouts in the ride included an eerie zombie wedding party, a devilish red-garbed “rock star” propelled by a biking “roadie” and a “chef” in a cart offering zombie-style meals on wheels.READ MORE: There Is No Gas Shortage In South Florida, Panic Buying Led To Long Lines At Gas Stations
The spooky cyclists traveled a route along Key West’s Atlantic Ocean shore and into a section of picturesque Old Town — culminating in the ZombieFest Party on famed Duval Street.
The Zombie Bike Ride coincided with the first weekend of Key West’s annual Fantasy Fest costuming and masking festival that continues through Sunday, Nov. 1st.MORE NEWS: Miami Proud: Young Musician On Autism Spectrum Showcases Extraordinary Talent
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