By Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Even though the iconic Duval Street parade and other large events were canceled this year due to COVID precautions, revelers held an impromptu small-scale parade in Key West.

Revelers dressed Friday evening as everything from circus characters to mermaids and super-sized chickens promenading down Key West’s streets and gathering at hotspots for masquerade parties and costume contests.

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The Fantasy Fest masking and costuming festival continues through Sunday in Key West.

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Sunday will culminate 10 days of more than 60 events.

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According to Fantasy Fest organizers, next year’s festival will be themed “Cult Classics & Cartoon Chaos,” it’s scheduled from October 21-30, 2022. Team