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Moonfest 2008 Halloween Street Party - West Palm Beach, FL
Pictures from the 2008 Moonfest Halloween street party on Clematis St. in downtown West Palm Beach Florida.

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500 Block Clematis Street
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Downtown West Palm Beach
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Dr. Feelgoods Bartender

 

Moonfest '08 was the 17th occurrence of this annual event that was founded in 1993. It was held on Clematis Street in Downtown West Palm Beach in between Centennial Square and Rosemary Avenue.

This year's Moonfest Halloween street party took place on Saturday, October 25th 2008 from 4 PM to 1 AM. It is a not-for-profit festival and admission was free to the public. About fourteen thousand people attended Moonfest in 2007.

Some of the features of Moonfest 2008 included live bands, circus acts, a fashion show, carnival rides, midway games, merchandise vendors, food, a drum circle, a laser light show, a haunted house, live DJ's, and a screening of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" outside of the Cuillo Centre for the Arts.

There were also costume contests for dogs, kids, and adults held on the main Moonfest stage with cash prizes.

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Skeleton Riding Chopper
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Angel & Devil Costumes
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3 Cheerleader Guys In Drag
We spent most of our time at Moonfest 2008 inside of the Dr. Feelgoods Rock Bar & Grill but I did hear some of the live musical acts playing. A few of the bands that performed included The Young Punks, The Sleeparounds, Coexist Scientist, Spread the Dub, Viva Le Vox, Kill Miss Pretty, Fire Zuave, Dharmata, Gloccamorra, The Notary, and the Paper Dolls.
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Michael Myers Costume
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Marilyn Monroe & Biker
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Adult Costume Contest
Moonfest 2008 was made possible by a long list of generous sponsors such as Respectable Street Cafe, O'Shea's Irish Pub, Closer Magazine, The Lounge, The Palm Beach Post, The Buzz 103.1, The Honeycomb, Bacardi Rum, Budweiser Beer, Metro Mix, Fiji Water, Nobles, The City of West Palm Beach, The DDA, Zippo Lighters, and Sacre Bleu.
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Grim Reaper Mask
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Moonfest Main Stage
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4 Giant Banana Costumes


 
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Giant Faux Moon In Sky
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Fun Slide Carnival Ride
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Egyptian Mummy Statue
There are plenty of great choices for dining or entertainment in the downtown West Palm Beach area. Some of the most notable spots are O'Shea's Irish Pub, the Improv Comedy Club, Lost Weekend, Nobles, Roxy's Pub, Club Cocoon, Hibiscus Lounge, Bond's, E.R. Bradley's Saloon, Ultra Lounge, Rome Nightclub, Monarchy, Roxy's Piano Bar, and Mai Tai & Martini.
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Fresh Baked Cookies
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Water Race Carnival Game
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Arab, Russian, Mexican
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Scuffle By Bathrooms
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Fanta Girls Costume Props
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Riding Donkey Costume
For more of my related photo galleries, check out the following links: Fantasy Fest, Guavaween, Halloween Horror Nights, Seminole Hard Rock Casino Halloween 2006, Fright Nights Haunted Houses, Seminole Hard Rock Halloween 2007, and the Opus 5 Halloween Party @ Boca Center.

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