Womensfest Keywest – September 2nd – 7th

A week of women, sun and fun in beautiful   KEY WEST!

The Annual WomenFest attracts women from all over the country to enjoy Key West’s ‘live and let live’ attitude and a host of exciting events.

For the 22nd consecutive year, the island city renowned for its all-embracing diversity is to welcome as many as 5,000 women during the Womenfest celebration.

Set for Tuesday through Sunday, Sept. 2-7, the acclaimed event for lesbians and their friends features activities ranging from pool parties and women-only watersports excursions to an art and poetry evening and a group commitment ceremony.

Activities are designed to allow singles, couples and groups of women to experience the atmosphere of openness and acceptance that has made Key West an internationally acclaimed lesbian and gay vacation destination.

The festival is coordinated by the KEY WEST  Business Guild, the United States’ oldest LGBT-oriented chamber of commerce-type business organization, and includes a luncheon commemorating the guild’s 30th anniversary.


For women who want to celebrate their partnerships during Womenfest, a group commitment ceremony and champagne brunch are scheduled at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, at Pearl’s Rainbow, For more information and costs, call (305) 292-1450. Womenfest is to conclude with a “floating tea dance” aboard the catamaran Fury, with entertainment provided by DJ Harmony and festival headliners God-des & She.

Festival information including event prices, ticketing andlodgingis online or call the Key West Business Guild at (800) 535-7797 or (305) 294-4603. Lodging information also can be found on the Florida Keys & Key West site.