What do you do at Fantasy Fest?
Thousands of fun-loving party people descend on Key West every October for an adults-only extravaganza. Revelers mingle in the lively streets and drinks flow to get everyone in the spirit. A Conch King and Queen lead the spectacular parade, a highlight of the outrageous festivities.
Is Fantasy Fest real?
Fantasy Fest is an annual 10-day party in paradise for grown-ups. Started in 1979 by a small group of Key West locals, the party was created to bring visitors to the island in what was a typically quiet, but beautiful season.
Did Key West cancel Fantasy Fest 2020?
“Fantasy Fest will look different this year, but it is not canceled,” said festival director Nadene Grossman Orr in a press release. “Signature events like the Headdress Ball and Pet Masquerade are still planned, and there will be plenty of individual masquerade parties and other festival favorites to enjoy.”
Is Fantasy Fest still on?
It will just look different without the parade. This year the Key West Fantasy Fest theme is All A Daze for a Holiday. There will be scheduled events and parties every day, October 22 – 31, 2021.
Is Fantasy Fest safe?
We will need your active participation to ensure a safe festival environment: We strongly request that you do not attend Fantasy Fest unless you are fully vaccinated. All festival goers should be fully vaccinated or have a negative covid test within 72 hours of attending the festival. Be Prepared to bring masks.
Is Fantasy Fest Family Friendly?
There’s no need to censor yourself because there are no kids in sight (the tiny exception being the family-friendly Goombay street party in Bahama Village that is technically a part of the fest, but intentionally not as raucous). Otherwise, Fantasy Fest, generally speaking, is an adults-only celebration.
How old do you have to be to go to Fantasy Fest?
21 or older
Must be 21 or older and you do not have to drink to participate.
Has Fantasy Fest been canceled for 2021?
“Fantasy Fest will look different this year, but it is not canceled,” said festival director Nadene Grossman Orr. “There will be plenty of individual masquerade parties and other festival favorites to enjoy.”
Will there be a parade at Fantasy Fest 2021?
305-294-5015. SIXTH Annual SMALLEST Parade in the Universe The 2021 THEME: The SMALLEST Parade in the Universe is a fundraiser for MARC, the Monroe Association for ReMARCable Citizens and is an official Fantasy Fest event for 2021. The Parade will take place on October 23 7PM at the Studios of Key West.
Is there a Fantasy Fest 2021?
Saturday, October 23, 2021 WE WANT YOU! To design and build a float for the SIXTH Annual SMALLEST Parade in the Universe The 2021 THEME: The SMALLEST Parade in the Universe is a fundraiser for MARC, the Monroe Association for ReMARCable Citizens and is an official Fantasy Fest event for 2021.
What is the 2021 Fantasy Fest theme?
Next year’s Fantasy Fest theme is (drum roll, please): “All a Daze for a Holiday!” Organizers announced the 2021 theme the night of Oct. 24 in Key West, where the usually larger-than-life parade was replaced this year by the live-streamed Smallest Parade in the Universe.