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Ghosts & Gravestones of Key West

Discover Key West’s darkest side—the side you can only see at night. We’ll travel along the dark, narrow streets of Old Town, where centuries old wooden buildings are said to be the home of raging occupants, souls who’ve never moved on. Learn the gruesome details of some of the island’s most tragic deaths, ghastly residents and more as your Ghost Host takes you on a tour of Key West you’ll not soon forget. The Travel Channel deemed Key West as one of America’s most haunted places; see for yourself during the Key West Halloween celebration.

Tour departs from 501 Front Street—Conch Train depot, corner of Front and Duval Streets.

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Key West Halloween Festival: Fantasy Fest

Key West’s world famous halloween festival takes place towards the end of October. It’s an annual tradition that began in 1979 and has grown into a 10-day, raucous raising, party going, costume-wearing, body-painting extravaganza. With street parties, parades, food, drink and drag queen contests, this event rivals New Orleans’ Mardi Gras. Throw on a costume or just come as you are and join the nearly 100,000 people of all ages that flock to the island for their fill of laid-back, free-spirited, Halloween fun done Key West style! Enjoy the festivities that take place all throughout the island, including events and parties for the full 10 days.

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The Haunted Fort at Fort Zachary Taylor

While the Fort is located on one of the most popular beaches in Key West that thousands of tourists enjoy every day, inside it is known for its wide range of paranormal activity. Many who work in the Fort and visitors have witnessed ghostly events; some of these events include hearing voices, figures of soldiers mustering and more. Visit the Fort if you dare…