Photos from Key West Fantasy Fest’s Pet Masquerade

A group of humans and pets perform their “Beetlejuice” parody on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, during the Fantasy Fest Pet Masquerade in Key West, Florida. The competition was a culmination of the island city’s 10-day Fantasy Fest costume and mask celebration, themed “Cult Classics & Cartoon Chaos,” which continues through Sunday, October 30. The 2022 festival will be the first with a full range of events since before the coronavirus pandemic. (Rob O’Neal, Rob O’Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

KEY WEST, Fla. – Key West’s Fantasy Fest includes celebrations for dog lovers.

Grace Epperly, right, and her daughter Hope are dressed as “minions” on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, at the Fantasy Fest Pet Masquerade in Key West, Florida. The Pet and Human Contest was a highlight of the 10-day Fantasy Fest costume and mask party that continues through Sunday, October 30. The 2022 festival will be the first with a full range of events since before the coronavirus pandemic. ((Rob O’Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO))

The theme of the festival in 2022 is Cult Classics and Cartoon Chaos and the pet masquerade was on Wednesday night.

A Habanese dog, sport sunglasses and a tutu Wednesday, October 26, 2022, at the Fantasy Fest Pet Masquerade in Key West, Florida. The competition was a highlight of the island town’s 10-day Fantasy Fest costume and mask party that continues through Sunday, October 30. The festival of 2022 is themed ‘Cult Classics & Cartoon Chaos’. ((Rob O’Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO))

Fantasy Fest Parade is in historic downtown Key West from Saturday night to Sunday morning.

An Italian Greyhound owned by Tracey Slecton dressed up as Prince Wednesday, October 26, 2022, just before the Fantasy Fest Pet Masquerade in Key West, Florida. The Pet and Human Contest was a highlight of the island town’s 10-day Fantasy Fest costume and mask party that continues through Sunday, October 30. The 2022 festival will be the first with a full range of events since before the coronavirus pandemic. (Rob O’Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO) John Delaney and his pugs Angelo and Barbie portray the shooting of “Sunset Boulevard” on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, during the Fantasy Fest Pet Masquerade in Key West, Florida. The competition was a highlight of the 10-day Fantasy Fest costume and mask celebration that continues through Sunday, October 30. The festival of 2022 is themed ‘Cult Classics & Cartoon Chaos’. (FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O’Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO))

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