Why Key West Was Originally Named "Bone Island

The fierce Calusa Indians were said to leave the remains of their enemies on the beaches of Key West, thus creating Key West's first name, Cayo Hueso... Island of Bones.

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Pride Fest Key West


An open, integrated community in paradise that’s unlike anyplace else on earth, where gays and lesbians live freely and participate in all aspects of civic life.


Pride Fest FAQ's:

Question: What is the the Pride Fest?

Answer: The Pride Fest is a coming together of people of all sexualities for a week long festival featuring parties, beaches, comedy, libations, street fairs, parade and a Family Picnic.

Question: What else does the festival feature?

Answer: The Pride Light ceremony where Rainbow colored searchlights will sweep the night sky with the Pride colors, bringing up the tail-end of the festivals feature parade.

Editors Choice:
Pride Fest Key West
Everything you need to know about the festivals parties, beaches, comedy, libations, street fair, parade, family picnic and more.

Best Festival Photos:
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PrideFest Key West provides a few 2002 festival photos at this site.

Further Info:
Gay / Lesbian Key West
fla-keys.com provides a look into the gay and lesbian community in Key West.

In The News:
Key West's newspaper of the Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, & Transgender Community.


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