Captiva Island

Captiva Island, Florida

 

Captiva Island, Florida

 

Captiva Island, sister to larger Sanibel Island, is just over a small bridge which crosses at Turner Beach. Turner Beach is a great place for catching that prize fish and also for finding the colorful shells that these islands are famous for. The beach stretches 5 miles to the northern tip of Captiva Island at Redfish Pass. From the bridge at Turner beach, Captiva Drive is a scenic drive past giant cactus, colorful bougainvilleas and other tropical flora along a stretch of sea and sand ending at “downtown” Captiva, which is more of a village than a town.

A truly fun vacation, holiday, memorable wedding, honeymoon or just a get-a-way awaits young and old alike on Captiva Island.

 

Captiva Island, Florida Weather

 

Captiva Island, Florida Events

 

Fort Myers Film Festival Indie Film Screenings

Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center

2301 First Street

Every Monday Thru- March

239-333-1933

www.sbdac.com

www.fortmyersfilmfestival.com

 

Salon d’coller Interactive Art Exhibit

Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center

2301 First Street

239-333-1933

www.sbdac.com

 

Treasure! The Exhibition

The Imaginarium

239-321-7420 or www.imaginariumfortmyers.com

 

 

Ronin Riding Club Annual Bikers for Babies on the BayWalk

Benefit: March of Dimes Bikers for Babies

Old San Carlos Blvd. on Ft. Myers Beach

call 239-440-6673

 

Parrot Key Caribbean Grill Corvette Show

Salty Sam’s Marina 2500 Main St., Ft. Myers Beach

3rd Monday of every month 5-8pm

www.MyParrotKey.com or call 239-463-3257

 

Annual Riverdale Kiwanis Medieval Faire

Lakes Regional Park, Ft. Myers

http://www.medieval-faire.com/ or call 239-839-8036

 

Cracker Day Rodeo

info@leecountyposse.com

 

SWFL Winter Narional Wood Art Expo & Competition

Harborside Event Center Ft. Myers

www.flwoodartexpo.com

 

Annual Caloosahatchee Celtic Festival

Centennial Park

(239)321-7530

http://www.celticheritageproductions.com/caloosahatchee.htm

 

Lee County Posse Cracker Day Rodeo

 

Faith Presbyterian Church, 4544 Coronado Pkwy, Cape Coral

Phone: 239-462-1042

Email: sarmstrong@fleamall.com

 

 

Contemporary Quilt & Fiber Art Show

Faith Presbyterian Church, 4544 Coronado Pkwy, Cape Coral

www.artquiltersunlimited.com

 

Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center

2301 First Street

239-333-1933

www.sbdac.com

 

 

5K Run/Walk for ZERO–The Project to End Prostate Cancer

Lakes Regional Park, Fort Myers

To register for the race:

www.greatprostatecancerchallenge.com/races/fort-myers/

(239)284-2679

 

Pug Fest VII ~ PugOlympics

Bell Tower Shops

239-533-4826

mbyers@leegov.com or www.readfest.org

 

Cattle Barons Ball (American Cancer Society of Lee County)

Fort Myers, Florida

Contact: Beth.Hayes@cancer.org

 

Thomas Alva Edison Regional Science & Inventor’s Fair

Harborside Convention Center, Fort Myers

www.edisonfairs.net/time_schedule.htm

 

 

“City Lights”

High Point Place 2110 West First St. Ft. Myers

Tour Exquisite, Designer Decorated Units, Boutique and Art Gallery

To benefit the Southwest Florida Symphony

(239)454-5942

 

Artfest Fort Myers

Downtown Fort Myers, Florida

(2443 First Street,Fort Myers, FL 33901)

(239)768-3602

www.artfestfortmyers.com

 

VIP Preview Gala

February 3 5:30pm – 7:30pm

High Point Place 2110 West First St. Ft. Myers

To benefit the Southwest Florida Symphony

(239)390-9969

 

Upscale Dress for Less Fashion Show and Afternoon Tea

To benefit One Way Out Ministries

(239)628-1774

 

Author’s Evening with Clyde Butcher

The SWFL Museum of History

239-321-7430 or www.swflmuseumofhistory.com

 

The Photographic Journal of Clyde Butcher

The SWFL Museum of History

239-321-7430 or www.swflmuseumofhistory.com

 

 

 

Mad Martini Nite After-Five

High Point Place 2110 West First St. Ft. Myers

To benefit the Southwest Florida Symphony

Reservations required.

(239)995-1261 or (239)482-7008

 

Famous Author Lecture Series

Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center

2301 First Street

239-333-1933

www.sbdac.com

 

Moving Ethos Dance Company

Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center

2301 First Street

239-333-1933

www.sbdac.com

 

 

 

Smokin Brass Naples Philharmonic Chamber Concert

Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center

2301 First Street

239-333-1933

www.sbdac.com

 

 

Circles of Care Conference

http://www.ccswfl.org/events/

 

Southwest Florida Burrowing Owl Festival

Rotary Park Environmental Center

5505 Rose Garden Road

Cape Coral, FL 33914

Contact: Pascha Donaldson, President

(239)980-2593

www.ccfriendsofwildlife.org

 

Annual Parade of Homes

Thursdays – Saturdays 10:00am – 5:00pm

Sundays Noon – 5:00pm

www.bia.net

 

Mrs. Edison’s Hymn Sing

2438 2nd Street

Fort Myers, FL 33901-3098

(239)334-2261

 

Parrot Key Caribbean Grill Corvette Show

Salty Sam’s Marina 2500 Main St., Ft. Myers Beach

3rd Monday of every month 5-8pm

www.MyParrotKey.com or call 239-463-3257

 

New Boat Cruise and Tour at Edison & Ford Winter Estates

Every Wednesday 10am-4:30 pm

Captiva Cruises

(239)472-5300

www.efwefla.org

 

Behind the Scenes Tour at Edison & Ford Winter Estates

Every Thursday 10:30am-12:00pm

2350 McGregor Blvd.

(239)334-7419

www.efwefla.org

 

Southwest Florida “Tree Progress” Seminar Series

Lee County Extension Services, 3406 Palm Beach Blvd. Fort Myers

(239)533-7514

 

 

 

Edison Festival of Light: Light Up the Town

2254 Edwards Drive, Fort Myers, Florida 33901 (Downtown Fort Myers)

(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

 

Swamp Cabbage Festival

Barron Park, State Road 29 (Bridge Street) & Park Avenue

City of LaBelle, Florida

(863)675-2995

oldmanriggs.com/swampcab.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/

 

Annual Winter Crafts Fair

Lee Civic Center

(11831 Bayshore Rd. Fort Myers, Florida)

(239)543-8368

www.leeciviccenter.com/

 

Art in Bloom at the Edison & Ford Winter Estates

2350 McGregor Blvd.

(239)334-7419

www.efwefla.org

 

 

Annual Soup Kitchen Benefit

Sam Galloway Ford Dealership

For tickets & information

(239)332-7687, ext. 107

www.ccmileecounty.com

 

Parrot Key Caribbean Grill Corvette Show

Salty Sam’s Marina 2500 Main St., Ft. Myers Beach

3rd Monday of every month 5-8pm

www.MyParrotKey.com or call 239-463-3257

 

Author Lecture Andrew Gross

Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center

2301 First Street

239-333-1933

www.sbdac.com

 

Fort Myers Film Festival

Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center

2301 First Street

239-333-1933

www.sbdac.com

 

St. Patricks Day Block Party

Downtown River District

(855)732-3836

www.riverdistrictevents.com

 

Annual Irish Festival

Cape Coral Irish American Club

www.capecoralirishamericanclub.org

 

Southwest Florida Reading Festival

The Harborside Event Center & Centennial Park

www.lee-county.com/library/ReadingFestivalHome.htm

 

 

 

Fashion Bugs Spring Fashoin Show

Also there will be raffles, food, drinks and more.

For more information call (239) 656-3441

 

Fort Myers Springs Boat Show

Lee Civic Center, North Fort Myers, Florida

www.fortmyersboatshow.com

 

Annual SWFL Reading Festival

(239)337-7323

www.readfest.org

 

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

 

Greek Fest – Greek Food, Music, Dance and Family Fun

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

8210 Cypress Lake Dr. Fort Myers, Florida

(239) 481- 2099

www.orthodox-faith.com/greek_festival.asp

 

Annual All- Florida Championship Rodeo

Arcadia (124 Heard Street, right off of US Highway 17).

www.arcadiarodeo.com

 

Major League Baseball Spring Training

Red Sox:

City Of Palms Park, Downtown Fort Myers

(2201 Edison Ave, Ft Myers, FL 33901)

redsox.mlb.com/schedule/

Minnesota Twins:

Hammond Field, South Fort Myers

(14100 Six Mile Cypress Parkway Fort Myers, FL 33912)

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

 

Annual Caloosa Cook-Off

Lee Civic Center’s Tinsley Pavilion

March 26,2011

www.caloosacookoff.com

 

Bonita Springs Tomato and Seafood Festival

Bonita Recreation Center, Bonita Springs

(239)334-7007

 

Florida Wiener Dog Derby

Shell Factory & Nature Park

Call Doug Dailey (239)839-7760

 

Cape Coral Sounds of Jazz

Jaycee Park 4125 SE 20th Place Cape Coral, FL

(239)573-3122

Dates: To be announced

 

Annual Orchid Show & Sale

(239)403-7155

www.naplesorchidsociety.org

 

 

 

Fort Myers River and Blues Festival

Centennial Park in downtown Fort Myers

(239)229-9825

www.riverandbluesfestival.com

 

 

Dance Alliance Annual Spring Concert

Alliance’s Foulds Theater

(239)939-2787

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Parrot Key Caribbean Grill Corvette Show

Salty Sam’s Marina 2500 Main St., Ft. Myers Beach

3rd Monday of every month 5-8pm

www.MyParrotKey.com or call 239-463-3257

 

Father Anglim Academy Annual Benefit Golf Tournament

The Club at Renaissance

(239)357-1682

 

Annual Edible Mollusk Festival Oyster Eating Contest

The Timbers Restaurant and Fish Market

(239)357-1682

 

Dollhouse Miniatures Exhibit

Mini Delights Miniatures Club

www.minidelights.webs.com

 

 

Annual Earth Day Festival

Koreshan State Historic Site

(239) 574-1500

 

Easter “Egg”-stravaganza

First Assembly of God Church

(239) 936-6277

www.famfm.com

 

 

Cinco de Mayo Block Party

The City of Cape Coral Parks & Recreation

(47th Terrace between Coronado and SE 9th PL)

(239)573-3122

 

 

 

 

Praise Fest

Lee County Civic Center

(239)464-5534

Info@ThePraiseFest.com

 

American Cancer Society Relay for Life

Centennial Park

www.relayforlife.org/downtownriverdistrictfl

 

Annual Tarpon Fishing Competition

Boca Grande and other locations

(941)964-0568

 

Annual Taste of the Beach

Fort Myers Beach, Florida

www.fmbchamber.com/localinfo.php#eventscalendar

 

 

 

 

Caloosa Catch & Release Fishing Tournament

South Seas Island Resort, Captiva, Florida

(239)671-9347

www.caloosacatchandrelease.com

 

 

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

 

Fort Myers Freedom Fest

Downtown Fort Myers River District

Block Party 2pm ’til Midnight – Fireworks start at 9:30pm

1-855-732-3836

 

Independence Day Parade and Fireworks

Periwinkle Way and Sanibel Causeway, Sanibel Island

(239)472-1080

 

Family Freedom Fling

Calusa Nature Center

(239)275-3435 x24

www.calusanature.org/

Annual Cat Show

Araba Schrinrs Hall, 2010 Hanson St. Ft. Myers, 33901

Charlene Campbell (239) 772-5399 or Jcampb4244@aol.com

 

 

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

 

Dogtoberfest

The Shell Factory & Nature Park

2787 N. Tamiami Trail (US 41), 33903

(239) 839-7760

donna.ellis2008@comcast.net

 

 

USGA Senior Women’s Amateur Championship

Fiddlesticks Country Club

15391 Canongate Drive

Ft. Myers, FL 33912

(239)210-2775

 

Lakes Park Annual Fall Festival and Halloween Extravaganza

(239)533-7575

www.lakesparkenrichmentfoundation.org/events

 

 

 

 

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

 

Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival

 

www.calusabluewaypaddlingfestival.com

 

 

Parrot Key Caribbean Grill Corvette Show

Salty Sam’s Marina 2500 Main St., Ft. Myers Beach

2nd Sunday of every month

www.MyParrotKey.com or call 239-463-3257

 

Read Between The Wines

To benefit Lee County Library System’s SWFL Reading Festival

Colonial Country Club, Fort Myers

www.ReadBetweenTheWines.info or call 239-533-4826

 

Annual Jewish Book Fair

Crowne Plaza Hotel Fort Myers at the Bell Tower

naomirubin@jfedlcc.org

 

Fort Myers Beach Sandsculpting Festival

Between Holiday Inn and Outrigger resorts, Ft. Myers Beach

www.sandfestival.com

 

Forever Family Foundation Annual Conference

Is There an Afterlife – An Exploration of the Unseen World

Holiday Inn Fort Myers Airport at Town Center

(631) 425 7707

www.foreverfamilyfoundation.org

 

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

 

Holiday Art Market

Harborside Event Center

Downtown Fort Myers, Florida

(239)768-3602

www.holidayartmarket.com

 

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

 

 

Annual Classic Car and Bike Show

Lee Civic Center

December 4, 2011

www.flhrh.com

 

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

 

Holiday Arbor Lights

Calusa Nature Center

December 17-23 7pm-9pm

(239)275-3435 x24

www.calusanature.org/

 

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

(239)321-7100

www.cityftmyers.comCaptiva Island, Florida

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