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Gay Key West

Known world over for its Hot Men and Boys
The Men of Bourbon - On Hold

Every night 10pm atop the bar at Bourbon St. Pub, 724 Duval. The hottest men and boys come from all over the world to perform. Many come to the island for a vacation and while here make extra money! Private lap dances available, for up close/ personal moments. Occasional porn stars' special shows. Pool and clothing-optional sun decks + play areas. Suspended during Covid-19 emergency.
The Garden Bar is Open to All!
Girl's Night Out + Bourbon Tea - On Hold

Every Tuesday at midnight. Bria sings live 8-10pm. Men of Bourbon at 10pm. Drinks specials from 8pm. Every Friday Night 5-8pm Bourbon Tea w/ Tea Dance Anthems by DJ Rude Girl. Events suspended during Covid-19 emergency. See updates at:
Parade + Festival in Paradise
Key West Pridefest 2021

June 2-6, 2021. New dates. Festival of five days around town, pool and dance parties, street fair, sunset sails, comedy, film, drag shows, late night clothing-optional parties, bike tours. Saturday 10am Street Fair. SUN 5pm Parade on Duval Street. 2020 events were cancelled.
...Top LGBT Must-Dos -The Huffington Post
Bone Island Bare It All Weekends

July 7-11, 2021. Hundreds of gay naturists get naked at clothing-optional gay guesthouses: Island House, La-Te-Da, New Orleans House, Equator Resort. Dance/ pool parties; Party In The Flesh; Naked Ocean Commotion; Mr Naked Key West; Masked Ball; Black Ball Leather Party; Sunset Sail and SUP; Happy Ending parties, beer busts, boat adventures. Next dates: December 2-5, 2021.
4 days of events for men
Tropical Heat Key West 2021

August 11-15, 2021. Key West's hottest annual event for men: 4 days, all-male adult-oriented theme parties, entertainment, games, cruises, tours, aquatic activities, bar socials, pool parties, Toga Party, fetish party, naked events, drag shows, male strippers, karaoke, Tea-Dance/ after party, and men from around the globe. See their website for schedule + more information.
For over thirty years
Womenfest 2021

September 1-5, 2021. At Silver Palms Inn, Speakeasy Inn, Alexander's Guesthouse and other establishments. Annual events, the southernmost party for lesbians and friends. Raucous clothing-optional pool parties, dance club night celebrating all things female, women-only water excursions, parties, socials, shows and comedy from some of brightest funny women in the industry.
Halloween is now the busiest day of the year in Key West
Fantasy Fest 2021

October 22-31, 2021. Annual 10-day adult-theme party; wild extravaganza of parades + fun-loving costumed revelers from around the globe. Each October Fantasy Fest adopts a theme to help inspire costumes and parade floats. Clothing-optional parties; Coronation Ball, festivals, burlesque shows, Tighty Whitey Party, pig roast, and more. Gayest events: HEADDRESS BALL + Bourbon St Pub events.
38th Annual HEADDRESS BALL - New Date

October 28, 2021. Key West Business Guild’s annual fundraising extravaganza, waterside at the Truman Waterfront, at the end of Southard Street. The famous elaborate headdress competition with over the top entertainment, Fantasy Fest’s premier gay and lesbian event, held rain or shine. Past year MC Tom Luna w/ Randy Roberts, Christopher Peterson, Rocky Horror cast.
The bears and their admirers return sunny Key West!
Key West Bear Weekend 2021

November 4-7, 2021. Past year: THU 2-7pm Wristband collection at Island House. FRI: 12-5pm Bear Soup Pool Party; 5pm Greet the Meat Happy Hour at Island House; 9pm Beers+Bears Welcome Pool Party at Bourbon Street Pub. FRI 12-5pm Bear Soup Pool Party + 3-6pm VIP cocktail party; 9pm Mr Key West Bear Contest Party at Bourbon Street. SAT 1pm Fuzzy Flamingo Pool Party + 9pm Monster Bear Ball.
Five-day celebration of film and filmmakers
Key West Film Festival

Late November, 2021, 5-day festival screens at Tropic Cinema, 416 Eaton St, and the San Carlos Institute, 516 Duval St. Showcasing films that exhibit excellence in storytelling and capture the essence of what Key West is all about.
Merry Fistmas! Season’s Beatings! Happy Hole-A-Day
A John Waters Christmas - No silent nights here!

December 14, 2021, 8pm, Key West Theater. Nutcase Christmas crazy St Nick, gutter filmmaker, tawdry stand-up comedian, and author of appalling books, John Waters tours with a whole new bag of holiday filth for bad little boys and girls. Both Santa and Jesus send regrets as this ho-ho-homo lets loose on reindeer virgin births, illegal squatter Christ-child and chubby-chaser Mrs. Claus.
Good Riddance 2020. Hurry Up 2021!
New Year's Eve - Shoe Drop

December 31, 2021, at Bourbon St Pub/ New Orleans House. Free show on the Duval Street Stage featuring live local and international entertainment, starring Sushi and including The Men of Bourbon. Free 9pm Show on Duval Street Stage. Limited VIP Grand Balcony tickets on sale December 1.
On April 23, 1982, Key West Mayor Dennis Wardlow seceded from the Union
Conch Republic 40th Annual Independence Celebration

April 16-25, 2021. We Seceded Where Others Failed! Wacky bed races + lighthearted tall ships sea battle, the Conch Republic's 39th Annual 10-day birthday party showcases the independent and eccentric spirit that characterizes Key West and the Florida Keys. The Conch Republic Foreign Policy: "The Mitigation of World Tension through the Exercise of Humor."