The theme in 2011 was Aquatic Afrolic, apparently sponsored by Bud Light.
Those apostrophe's are killers.
Someone is missing a point somewhere.
From Key West's museum. I really like their sculpture garden.
Best way to have your baby ride your bike.
Several cruise ships stop by during Fantasy Fest, some for several hours, some for less time than that.
The Conch Republic. Unfortunately, they were never open when we were there.
The DJ for one of the street parties outside our hotel.
A lovely curtsey.
Ed Hardy zombie.
Early for the parade.
The gang from Gilligan's Island dropped by.
The feathered avenger wears a mask.
Usually you don't see trash like this, and it was cleaned up before long.
There's a head dress competition.
The band at the local's parade.
Not just spectators.
Fantasy Fest is covered by stations in Florida.
Everybody's a photographer at Fantasy Fest.
Arrrr, matey! Shiver me timbers.
Everybody wants to get into the act.
There's a red day during the week.
Just a group out for a snack.
Lots of seats for rent if you want to watch the parade from the safety of the Women's League lawn.
Thurston Howell III
A sunset sail
Isn't it always?
Sitting on the dock at sundown is an old and honored tradition at Key West, no matter the time of year. Here, the sun is piped down.
One of the watering stations at the locals parade. The people in blue are volunteer staffers.
Sunset sails are available for hire. If you're lucky, it won't be cloudy.
This is the locals parade.
It's slower than molasses trying to move the crowd during Fantasy Fest.
And trying to get the paraders' attention and getting them to move is like herding cats.