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Weirdest Events at Fantasy Fest

Weirdest Events at Fantasy Fest

October 24th, 2017 | Key West Events & Festivals

Because Fantasy Fest is known as a judgment-free zone, where weirdness and near nudity is celebrated, with it comes plenty of peculiar events for attendees. Here we’ve rounded up this year’s weirdest events of Fantasy Fest Time Travel Unravels, which runs Oct. 20-29.

Gnome Party @ Mary Ellen’s - Monday, Oct. 23

Nothing says Monday like a gnome party. DJ Chaka and John Neal will be spinning records from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. Dig out your woodland costumes and get ready to see some weird. And as the event says, go big or go gnome! Event page here.

Cocktails for Animal Tails - Tuesday, Oct. 24

A good cause that is bizarre enough only for Fantasy Fest. All-you-can-drink Animal Party to benefit FL Keys SPCA. Each bar at Rick’s Complex will be transformed into different animal kingdoms.Guests are urged to dress up as animals and partake in the costume contest. Entry is $35. Details here.

TuTu Tuesday: Prom - Tuesday, Oct. 24

Celebrate all things Tutu at the Waterfront Brewery with the 9th Annual Tutu Tuesday. Wristband entry is $25 and six DJs are scheduled to make the party the prom night of your dreams. Info here.

Cheraoke - Wednesday, Oct. 25

At Rum Row at The Gates Hotel! Come as any decade of Cher and partake in Cher karaoke, Cher trivia, Cher-themed cocktails, a Cher lookalike contest and more. There will be enough Cher for all. Runs 5-8 at Rum Row at The Gates Hotel.

3rd Annual Smallest Parade in the Universe - Thursday, Oct. 26

This is the essence of weird event. The whimsical smallest parade is a mini procession of tiny floats that make their way down a miniature Duval Street. Guest view from large screen. Absolutely ridiculous event you can’t miss. Info here.

The Fat Lady Sings Tea Dance - Sunday, Oct. 29 

The last official event of FF. At La Te Da from 4-8 p.m. Witness the festival's closing signaled by the fat lady singing. $5 for the last hurrah.

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