This outrageous 10-day costuming and masking celebration features flamboyant masquerade competitions including one for pets, a headdress ball, exuberant promenades, street fairs and a grand parade that stars marching groups, island-style bands and lavish floats. The 2016 festival theme is “Political Voodoo and Ballot-Box Barbarians.”
One Fantasy Fest event taking place at the Historic Seaport is “Dante’s 10th Annual Halos & Horns Pool Party” on October 27, 2016. There will be free body painting, great giveaways, live music, food and drink specials! Head to danteskeywest.com for more details.
Another Fantasy Fest event taking place at the seaport is “Turtle on the Half Shell” at Turtle Kraals. The event is on October 28, 2016 from 2pm-5pm. There will be live music and more than $1,500 in cash and prizes for the best outrageous turtle costume! For more information on this event, check out turtlekraals.com .