Events, Parties & Festivals
MarkyP and the crew at Wonderdog have created and produce many art, entertainment and theater events in key west since 2006.  Partnering with local business, all sorts of creative types, and tapping into Key West's adventurous spirit,  has created events and memories with long lasting effects.  VIEW FULL LIST OF PRODUCTIONS  |  VIEW CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS
The Cow Key Channel Bridge Run - est 2013.  Created & Produced by Marky Pierson & David Sloan.The Only Zero K Bridge Run Ever! What started as a joke amongst friends is now in its 5th year! One Sunday every April the cows unite and trek across the 300 ft. Cow Key Channel Bridge ! 
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Papio Kinetic Sculpture Parade - est. 2016. Presented by the Key West Art & Historical Society, this weekend-long event highlights the creative natures of local artists' & students' by featuring their art bikes & kinetic sculptures parading down Duval Street. In honor of Florida Keys Sculpting legend - Stanley Papio and his knack for turning trash into treasure. 
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ART! Key West! Street Art Murals - Sponsored by Wonderdog Productions, with the help of Strunk Ace Hardware, WeCycle and Manley deBoer, ART! Key West! took to the streets with 16 by 8 foot temporary panels featuring some of the island's finest large-scale artwork and street artists. There are 5 locations across Key West. Island Pottery, Sunset Pier, The Restaurant Store, Lucky Street Gallery, and The Green Parrot.
Key Lime Festival - est 2013.  Author David L Sloan and MarkyP Co Produce  The Key Lime Festival which boasts a Pie Competition at the Hemingway House, Miss Key Lime @ The Green Parrot Bar, 'Lil Miss Key Lime @ the Southernmost Pineapple Bar & the Worlds Largest Key Lime Pie!  July 4th Weekend in Downtown Key West
Finito! The Dream is Real -  April 2012 . Interactive Video Burlesque Theater  Featured Cheeky Derriere, Hunny Bunz and a virtual host Frankie!  Popular Culture did not see this coming!  Cast of 12 - 3 week show - 12 nights- 8 sell out shows- over 1000 patrons. Produced & Directed by Marky Pierson
Art Space Gallery Shows -  Nov 2011-April 2013.  Art Gallery created by Marky P & Michael Marrero. Featured group shows and big openings with over 400 people attending. Notable: The Conch Show, The Yellow Show, The Erotic Show, The Grafitti Show and more.
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Sideshow Circus - 2011.  Created as an Official Fantasy Fest event for the Waterfront Theater.  Produced & Directed by Markyp - 15 performers , some out of towners, 3 Sell out shows featuring host clown, Frankie along with Gigi Lafemme, Cheeky Derriere, Marquee Vonfister and Moana Amour. 
Fantazimo! Holiday Show -  Dec 2011 . Comedy, Variety, Burlesque show at The Studios of Key West.  Produced & Directed by MarkyP - Featured Trixie and Monkey- circus act from NYC and 10 local performers. 6 nights- 4 sell out shows- nearly 1000 patrons. 
The Make Out & No Pants Party -  Jan - March 2010 2 of many monthly parties at 915 Upstairs Bar.  Produced with Christa Hunt. DJ, Costumes, Make out Booths, Patrons without pants and great drinks.  150 people - once a month party - 915 Duval St
TuTu Tuesday  - co producer 2011-2013 . Created by Chris Shultz & Jevne Miller in 2009. 3 Dancefloors, 5 DJ's and 2 Big Sound Systems. No Tutu - No Entry!  2013 marks the 5 year of the wildest party of the Fest.  Nearly 2000 costumed partygoers. Held at Mango's Restaurant and Bar on Duval Street.
Art in the Alley -  2007 5 artists take over a midtown alley for a night of music, paintings, sculpture and light hourdevours. Informal, lively and wild bunch takes to the back alleys for 3 hours of an impromptu showing.
The Zombie Bike Ride - est 2010.  Created & Produced by Marky Pierson & Evan Haskell of Wecycle Bikes. A 3 mile Rock N Roll Costumed Bike Ride with over 7000 people attending in 2016.  Ride  is always on the Sunday before Haloween, travels from Stock Island to Downtown Key West.
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Bettie Page Tribute Party - est 2009.  Bettie Page spent a few years in Key West- even getting married to a local shrimper for a short time.  We celebrate the iconic pin up with performance, a look-a-like contest, live pin up photos, and music.  Venue now at Turtle Kraals Waterfront Bar in the Historic Seaport.  
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Bettie Page Party
ART! Key West Festival - ART! Key West!™ is a three day, city-wide, art festival focused in downtown Key West. It is a celebration of the many artists, galleries, boutiques, restaurants, and art-focused emporiums. Performance art, sculpture, interactive art, and musical performances are scheduled into the lively and coordinated art walk.  Marketing and Production by MarkyP and crew.  Visit the Website & Read More
VaVa Voom Variety -  Feb 2013 . Comedy, Variety, Burlesque show Tennesee Williams Theater featuring Cirque Du Sewer, Cheeky Derriere, Velvet Garcia, Q-mitch,  and DarknStormy. Interactive Videos, Song, Dance, Hosted by Frankie.  1 Night only - 500 patrons - Sell out show.
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Zombie Fest - est 2011.  Produced by Marky Pierson Evan Haskell & Chris Shultz. The end of the road for thousands of Zombies on the Zombie Bike Ride. Venues @ The Porch & Fogarty's featuring a live band and DJ Chaka. Zombie rides take over 3 blocks in Downtown Key West near Caroline and Duval Streets. No Zombie - No Entry!
The Bike Parade - est 2008.  Created & Produced by Marky Pierson & Evan Haskell of Wecycle Bikes. Summer ride from Stock Island to Downtown Key West with stops at local watering holes. Ride ends with pool party- police escort and nearly 500 riders.

Motown Burlesque Cabaret-  January 2011. Motown Styled Show featuring a live 4 piece band with Melody Cooper and Richard Crooks.  The Sultry Songstress DarkNStormy and Rocky Bottom with classic burlesque from Moana Amour and Cheeky Derriere. 1 Night only, 200 patrons. Sell out show. 

Extravaganza! Burlesque Festival-  2010 -2012 Comedy, Variety, Burlesque 3 Day weekend in different venues all over Key West.  Culminating in a big show at Tennesee Williams. Shows at Kelly's, The Bottle Cap, The Gardens Hotel and Point 5 Upstairs.  Nearly 30 performers and 700 patrons. Sell out shows. 
Midsummer Nights Mural Project - Aug 2010 . Created with Sherry Sweet Tewell.  40 local artists and novice painters create a mural during the course of the lively and musical Mid Summers Party. Held annually - Sweet T continues the mural tradition as a part of the Midsummers Night Dream Party at the Botanical Gardens in Key West.
3-15 Photo Party. Co produced with Tom Flip & Shawna Lacey Wynd. 2010.  Featuring 6 photographers, @ 15 models, hair and makeup stylists. Showing of images and party at the Hard Rock Cafe