For over twenty years Key West has welcomed women from all over the globe to Womenfest Key West, the southernmost party for lesbians and their friends. Womenfest offers a wide range of activities guaranteed to appeal to a broad range of interests.
There is golfing with palm trees and iguanas, clothing-optional pool parties, a sizzling dance club scene, sexy & competitive bull riding, and women-only water excursions that range from jet skis to dolphin watching all promise to pique the interest of the more adventurous while film, live music, and special comedy shows offer the opportunity to enjoy paradise at a slower pace.
10 am. – 5 pm. WF Hospitality Suite. Make this your first stop for tickets, t-shirts, and more! Place a bid on an exciting Olivia Cruise package and find out more about all our sponsors! Conference Room on South Street. Southernmost Hotel. 1319 Duval Street.
Noon. Womenfest Honors Emily Saliers. Join us at our annual WF Luncheon as we honor the multi-talented Emily Saliers for her music, her activism, and her influence in the LGBT community. Special Introduction by Women’s Basketball Coach’s Association Executive Director, Beth Bass. Sponsored by Alyson Adventures.
2 – 5 p.m. Poolside Happy Hour with Julie Clark. Slip into your swimsuit and sip specially priced cocktails while listening to the musical serenade by rising folk artist and songwriter Julie Clark at the Gingerbread pool, next to the WF Hospitality Suite. Southernmost Hotel. 1319 Duval Street.
4-5pm. Lesbian Lounge: Let’s Talk. Join the girls from the Lesbian Lounge as they record a special Womenfest radio show featuring a conversation with Suzanne Westenhoefer and Emily Saliers. Aqua Night Club. 711 Duval Street.
5-8 p.m. Aqua Happy Hour with Michelle Dravis. Let this local singer, songwriter, and talented musician entertain you, while you enjoy Happy Hour Prices at one of Key West’s favorite hangouts. Aqua Night Club. 711 Duval Street.
6 – 9 p.m. Pearl’s All Welcome Cocktail Party &Womankind Fundraiser. A Womenfest favorite! Complimentary hors d’oeuvres, draft beer, Barefoot Wine, and Pearl’s Punch. Music by Jennifer Corday, one of LA’s ‘Hottest 100 Performers.’ Proceeds benefit our local women’s healthcare provider. Pearl’s Patio. 525 United.
8 pm. The Kids Are All Right at the Tropic Cinema. This ground breaking and controversial movie about family and marriage will have you talking! Stars Annette Bening and Julianne Moore. Q&A with movie VIPS after the show. Meet and greet reception to follow at Swankey Events, located at 623 Duval. Tropic Cinema. 416 Eaton Street.
10 pm-2am. Cowboy Bill’s Bull Party. Dance in your boots or flip-flops to live music, or sign up for the Competitive Bull Riding Competition. $250 in cash and prizes! Competition begins at 11pm. Cowboy Bill’s Honky Tonk. 610 Duval Street.
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