When & Where The Fantasy Fest usually occurs the third week in October in Key West (Miami), Florida U.S.A.
In 2013 the Fantasy Festival starts on October 18th and finishes 27th.
What to Expect There's usually a good Dungeons & Dragons party, the annual Headress Ball, Danceapalooza, celebrity look-a-like competition, toga parties and much more novelty parties going on.
Don't miss The Masquerade March through the streets on the second Friday and also the Captain Morgan's street parade on the second Saturday of the parade. Over 80,000 people participate in this street party where anything goes
History of Festival On Halloween day 1978 Joe Lisky notice that no-one was on the streets of Key West. The town was deserted. He felt a carnaval would boost the local economy and the rest is a history of good times.
Festival characteristic Lots of body painting and loud music
Something for the family ? The pet parade is good wholesome, innocent fun, dress your pet up and take it walkies.
Accommodation Key West isn't able to cope with such big numbers so if you know you're going you should book accommodation in Florida well in advance.
Getting there Key West has a well serviced international airport. Book a flight into Key West here.