Show your fashion sense at the infamous homemade bikini contest
The Hog’s Breath Saloon is the location for the Wednesday Beach Party where bare is in.
If you fancy getting dressed fancy, head to the Green Parrot Bar
On Thursday evening, you can connect with a more stylish and sophisticated crowd (two words you don’t hear much at Fantasy Fest). Okay, frankly, it’s not sophisticated as it’s mostly intricate body painting which means bare is in again. The Green Parrot is a great place to meet locals.
Don’t forget you’re in the Caribbean
The Friday Street Fair turns Duval Street into a tropical marketplace with great food and arts and crafts from the region.
Great American roadtrips
With three times as many people coming to the island (as many as 75,000 attendees) as live on the island, it’s essential to book your accommodations early and be prepared for high prices, although weekdays are a little less expensive. Some people stay at Marathon, The best Florida stopover point, functionally and culturally, to Key West is Miami. Once you fly from Miami, you’ll arrive at the Key West airport that is four miles from Old Town. You can also drive to Key West that is a 159-mile drive from Miami which is one of the , one hour away, as the motels are less expensive there.