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2010-10-28 09:09:00

KEY WEST, Fla., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Placing a premium on responsibility, Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum and the City of Key West Department of Transportation are proud to announce the return of Captain Morgan's Safe Ride buses to Fantasy Fest 2010. The Safe Ride buses provide all Fantasy Fest revelers with free public transportation from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Saturday, October 30, 2010. "My friends, every great night starts with a plan, so climb aboard my Safe Ride buses this...

2009-10-26 04:15:00

KEY WEST, Fla., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Captain Morgan, legendary purveyor of good times, is returning to Key West for Fantasy Fest with the ultimate Halloween party, along with a familiar Safe Ride solution. Celebrating its 30th year, Fantasy Fest is a 10-day extravaganza of non-stop costume competitions, masquerade balls, parties and street fairs, highlighted with the most outrageous parade in the country, the Captain Morgan Fantasy Fest Parade. On Halloween night, Captain Morgan and...

2009-10-08 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Just call him Captain Halloween! With two new ad spots, a consumer contest and sponsorship of legendary parties at Fantasy Fest, Hallow-Dega and the Voodoo Music Experience, Captain Morgan will be the man around town this holiday month as he serves as the largest single Halloween host in the country. "Halloween and Captain Morgan go together like our fine spiced rum and cola, and throughout the country he will be 'Calling All Captains' to...

2005-12-11 17:18:14

By Laura Myers KEY WEST, Florida (Reuters) - Thinned ranks of tourists watched bared-bottom Santas and other adult shenanigans at Fantasy Fest, Key West's yearly street salute to Halloween delayed by 2005's hurricanes. Parade-watchers on Saturday packed downtown Key West, located at the southernmost tip of the continental United States, for the festival themed, "Freaks, Geeks and Goddesses." Topless elves tossed beads and candy as people in bottomless Santa costumes waved to...

2005-10-22 18:47:56

By Laura Myers KEY WEST, Florida (Reuters) - Instead of fleeing, many hurricane-fatigued residents of the Florida Keys on Saturday went on an "Evacuation Pub Crawl." Instead of boarding up homes, others hammered away at "Fantasy Fest" floats. The authorities in the low-lying and vulnerable Florida Keys urged people to take Hurricane Wilma seriously as the storm, at one point the fiercest hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic, pounded Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula and appeared likely...

2005-10-19 18:29:15

By Laura Myers KEY WEST, Florida (Reuters) - Florida Keys residents, renowned for their nonchalance in the face of hurricanes, adopted a wait-and-see response on Wednesday as Wilma, the fiercest storm yet, seemed set to bear down on the vulnerable islands. Officials in Key West, at the southernmost tip of the United States, warned that an 11-foot (3.4 meter) storm surge could swamp the low-lying chain of islands and wash out sections of the only highway connecting the Keys to the...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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