Fort Myers Events Calendar

JANUARY – JUNE

January

Annual Medieval Faire (Ye’ Riverdale Kiwanis Medieval Faire)
Lake Regional Park, Fort Myers, Florida
Contact: (239) 839-8036
www.medieval-faire.org

Cape Coral Festival of the Arts
Cape Coral Parkway, Cape Coral, Florida
www.capecoralfestival.com

Thomas Alva Edison Regional Science & Inventor’s Fair
Harborside Convention Center, Fort Myers
www.edisonfairs.net/time_schedule.htm

February

Edison Festival of Light: Light Up the Town
2254 Edwards Drive, Fort Myers, Florida 33901 (Downtown Fort Myers)
Phone: (941) 334-2999
www.edisonfestival.org

Edison Festival of Light: Crafts on the River
Centennial Park (Edwards Drive), Downtown Fort Myers
www.edisonfestival.org/event_schedule/crafts.html

Edison Festival of Light: 5k Run and Light Parade
Time: Championship Race 5:45 PM
Location: TBA
www.edisonfestival.org/event_schedule/5k.html

Grapefruit League
Boston Red Sox, Minnesota Twins vs. Regional Spring Training Teams
City Of Palms, Downtown Fort Myers
(2201 Edison Ave, Ft Myers, FL 33901)
Dates: To be announced.
boston.redsox.mlb.com/schedule

Annual Lee County Fair
Lee Civic Center
(11831 Bayshore Road North Fort Myers, Florida 33917)
(239) 543-8368
www.leeciviccenter.com/

Artfest Fort Myers
Downtown Fort Myers, Florida
(2443 First Street,Fort Myers, FL 33901)
(239) 768-3602
www.artfestfortmyers.com

March

Fort Myers Springs Boat Show
Lee Civic Center, North Fort Myers, Florida
www.fortmyersboatshow.com

71st Annual Sanibel Shell Fair and Show
The Sanibel Community Association and
The Sanibel – Captiva Shell Club
2173 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, Florida, 33957
(239) 472-2155

Major League Baseball Spring Training
Red Sox:
City Of Palms Park, Downtown Fort Myers
2201 Edison Ave, Ft Myers, FL 33901 (within a mile of the hotel.)
redsox.mlb.com/schedule/
Minnesota Twins:
Hammond Field, South Fort Myers
14100 Six Mile Cypress Parkway Fort Myers, FL 33912 (3 miles from the hotel.)
minnesota.twins.mlb.com/schedule/index.jsp
Dates: To be announced.

Fort Myers Shrimp Festival
Fort Myers Beach
(Lynn Hall Park, Estero Island, Fort Myers Beach, FL)
(239) 454-7500
www.fortmyersbeachshrimpfestival.com/

Annual Lehigh Spring Festival
Veterans Park, Lehigh
(55 South Homestead Road, Lehigh Acres, FL, 33936)
(239) 229-9318
www.lehighspringfestival.com/main.html

Bonita Springs Tomato and Seafood Festival
Bonita Recreation Center, Bonita Springs
(239) 334-7007

April

Fort Myers River and Blues Festival
Centennial Park in downtown Fort Myers
Dates: April 18th, 2010
(239) 229-9825
www.riverandbluesfestival.com

May

Cinco de Mayo Block Party
The City of Cape Coral Parks & Recreation
(47th Terrace between Coronado and SE 9th PL)
(239) 573-3122

American Cancer Society Relay for Life
Centennial Park
www.relayforlife.org/downtownriverdistrictfl

Annual Taste of the Beach
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
www.fmbchamber.com/localinfo.php#eventscalendar

June

Caloosa Catch & Release Fishing Tournament
South Seas Island Resort, Captiva, Florida
(239) 671-9347
www.caloosacatchandrelease.com

JULY – DECEMBER

July

Red, White and BOOM
Cape Coral Pkwy, Cape Coral
(239) 549-6900
www.capecoralchamber.com/chamber/events.asp

Fourth of July on the Beach
Fort Myers Beach Fishing Pier & Times Square, Ft. Myers Beach
(239) 454-7500

Independence Day Parade and Fireworks
Periwinkle Way and Sanibel Causeway, Sanibel Island
(239) 472-1080

August

Fred Astaire Dance Studio – T.I.E. the Christmas Tree
August 30th – September 6th
12123 Cleveland Avenue, Fort Myers
The point of T.I.E. traveling is to help raise donations for needy children during
Christmastime. We are offering a FREE introductory special
(2 lessons – 1 private/1 group) during this week if a new student donates a bear!
(239) 939-1517 Please call for information

September

Business & Industry Expo
Harborside Events Center
1375 Monroe St.
(239) 332-2930
members.fortmyers.org/events/event-details.aspx

October

Southwest Florida Folk and Blues Fest
KOA Campgrounds, South Fort Myers
(800) 562-8505
www.pineislandkoa.com/activities.asp

Teeing off with Miami Dolphins and Other NFL Greats
Heritage Palms Golf & Country Club
10420 Washingtonia Palm Way, 33966
(239) 985-3550
www.leememorial.org

Annual Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament

Fort Myers Country Club
3591 McGregor Blvd, 33901
(239) 332-2930

Imaginarium’s Annual Boo Bash Family Fun Event!
2000 Cranford Ave, Fort Myers, 33916
Come in costume and receive $1 off regular admission.
(239) 321-7420
www.imaginariumfortmyers.com

Annual Oktoberfest
German-American Club
2101 SW Pine Island Road, Cape Coral
(239) 283-1400
www.gasc-capecoral.com

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk
Estero Community Park
9200 Corkscrew Road, Estero
For more information or to register visit www.lightthenight.org/sfl

Haunted Walk

Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium
3450 Ortiz Ave., Ft. Myers
(239) 275-3435
www.calusanature.com

Jazz On The Green
Outdoor Jazz Concert to benefit the Children’s Hospital of SW Florida
Estero Community Park, Estero
(239) 477-4683
www.jazzonthegreen.com

49th USGA Senior Women’s Amateur Championship
October 9th-14th
Fiddlesticks Country Club
15391 Canongate Drive
Ft. Myers, FL 33912
(239)210-2775

Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival
The third-annual festival will begin on October 23rd and extend to
until November 1st
www.calusabluewaypaddlingfestival.com

November

The Junior League of Fort Myers Annual Taste Of The Town
Centennial Park, Downtown Fort Myers
(239) 277-1197

Fort Myers Beach Sandsculpting Festival
Between Holiday Inn and Outrigger resorts, Ft. Myers Beach
www.sandfestival.com

Fort Myers Boat Show
Harborside Event Center and City Yacht Basin
(239) 337-9210
www.fortmyersboatshow.com/fm_fall.htm

Sanibel/ Captiva Taste of the Islands
Sanibel Community Park
2221 Periwinkle Way
(239) 472-3644
www.crowclinic.org

Festival of Trees
Sponsored by Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida
and the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
(866) 995-2106 ext. 247
www.tuxandtrees.com

December

Razzle Dazzle Runway
Royal Palm Yacht Club, 2360 West 1st Street, 33901
Saturday, December 4
Tickets are $30
For more information call Carolyn Nance at 549-7486

Holiday House at the Edison-Ford Winter Estates
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
(239) 334-7419

Imaginarium’s annual Holidayland Family Fun Event
2000 Cranford Ave, Fort Myers, 33916
(239) 321-7420
www.imaginariumfortmyers.com

Annual Holiday Boat Parade
Ft. Myers Beach
(239) 454-7500

Holiday Boat-A-Long
Four Freedoms Park, 4818 Tarpon Court, Cape Coral, Florida
(239) 574-0804
Christmas Luminary Trail Open House
Various Locations on Sanibel & Captiva Islands, Sanibel Island
(239) 472-1080
www.sanibel-captiva.org

The Downtown Countdown, New Year’s Eve
Downtown Fort Myers, Ft. Myers
Wednesday, Dec. 31,
(239) 321-7100
www.cityftmyers.com