Each year Key West guesthouses, businesses and private homes compete for cash prizes in the Fantasy Façade Competition. This year the Greater Key West Chamber of Commerce has awarded $2000 in prize dollars to be shared among these 2022 winners:
Grand Prize goes to Ocean Sotheby’s International Realty, located at 1075 Duval Street, Suite 15, for their “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” inspired Fantasy Façade. Sloppy Joe’s, 201 Duval Street, won the best Big Business prize for their kinetic “Sloppy’s Pandemonium” Fantasy Façade. The best Small Business prize goes to Smokin’ Tuna Saloon, 4 Charles Street, for their “Revenge of the Kraken” Fantasy Façade. Jamie Gwidt, 807 Truman Ave., won Best Residence prize for her “Funky Pumpkin Patch.”
2022 Honorable Mentions go to the following participants for all of their spooky Façades creativity for this year’s “Cult Classics & Cartoon Chaos” themed Fantasy Fest: Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate Company, 1201 White Street; Mickey and Ed Kimiecik, 809 Whitehead Street; Artist House Bed and Breakfast, 534 Eaton Street; WeBeFit Personal Training, 1277 1st Street, Ste.1; Lisa Roper, 813 Whitehead Street; Olivia by Duval, 511 Olivia Street; An Island Oasis, 630 South Street; Wicker Guesthouse, 913 Duval Street; the Lucas family, 635 United Street; Key West Aloe, 416 Greene Street; Misty Weech, 1008 18th Terrace; Lee and Jody Clark, 1406 Olivia Street; Key West Women’s Club, 319 Duval Street; The Duval House, 815 Duval Street; and Duck and Dolphin Antiques, 601 Fleming Street.
Façade viewers are invited to visit all of the locations – especially at night to experience them from the spookiest perspective. To see an interactive map showing locations of all participating entries, visit https://fantasyfest.com/fantasy-façade.
Fantasy Fest 2022 is presented in part by the Monroe County Tourist Development Council. For a full calendar of events and schedule updates visit https://fantasyfest.com.
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