SW Florida Events 2017

Third Street South Farmers Market, ends November 2017

Overflowing with fresh and organic produce, flowers, pastas, cheeses, seafood, baked goods, jams, jellies and crafts, the Third Street Farmers Market offers something for everyone.


Bluegrass, Brew and BBQ at Matanzas on the Bay, May 27

Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach will host its fourth annual Bluegrass, Brew and BBQ to benefit Operation Open Arms, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the care and treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in military personnel and veterans. Read More

Memorial Day Brew Bash, May 27

Come to Fort Myers Brewing company for a day of fun!  A portion of the day's beer sales will benefit the Junior League of Fort Myers. The League will be providing chance drawings, food trucks, daytime kids activities and evening live music. Get tickets 

CLF Memorial Day 5K Run/Walk, May 29

Celebrate Memorial Day and support Christian Life Fellowship middle school students at the first annual Christian Life Fellowship’s Memorial Day 5k Rough Run/Walk. The money raised will help sponsor students to attend this year's 12 Conference! Read More


Yappy Hour Bell Tower Shops, June 9

Bring your pooch to Bell Tower Shops for Yappy Hour, where you can meet adoptable dogs, sip on refreshments from the outdoor bar and listen to live music with your four-legged friend. This is a free event open to the public with proceeds to benefit the Gulf Coast Humane Society. Read More

5th Annual Ronald McDonald Offshore Rodeo Fishing Tournament, June 10

The 5th Annual Offshore Rodeo Fishing Tournament will take place at Bootleggers Waterfront Grill and Salty Sam’s Marina, benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities Southwest Florida. During this unique tournament, Anglers will wrangle in 10 different species for a chance to reel in big prizes! Read More 

The Gasparilla Island Kids Classic Tarpon Tournament, June 10

A kids fishing tournament for children ages 15 and under. In just five years this tournament has raised over $150,000 for Moffitt Cancer Center, All Children’s Hospital, The Englewood Community Care Clinic, The Island School, Lemon Bay Conservancy and the Charlotte County School System’s S.T.E.M Camp program. Read More

SummerJazz on the Gulf, June 17

The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club hosts SummerJazz on the Gulf - the popular free concert series that marks its 32nd consecutive year in 2017. The Betty Fox Band will kick-off this year’s “SummerJazz on the Gulf” concert series. Known for its blues and funk-infused soul, the band is led by talented songstress Betty Fox. Read More 

GameTime "Dads Eat Free", June 18

Enjoy lunch or dinner with the kids on Father's Day! Dad will receive one entrée or appetizer FREE with the purchase of one entrée or appetizer of equal or lesser value. Read More


Cape Coral Red, White & Boom, July 4

Over 30,000 people come to the heart of Cape Coral and see Southwest Florida's best fireworks display! The event takes place on Cape Coral Parkway at the foot of Cape Coral Bridge. Read More 

Freedom Fest, July 4

This year, cruise onto streets familiar to American auto innovators, Ford and Firestone for the first time in Downtown Fort Myers! Adorn your vehicle in red white and blue flair for the motor show or swing by for an afternoon and evening of freedom, family fun and fireworks. Read More

4th of July Fireworks at Naples Beach, July 4

A wonderful Naples tradition on July 4th! After the sun sets, the annual firework display from the water near Naples Pier will start. Grab a spot anywhere along the beaches of Naples or from the pier and enjoy this half-hour of magic. Read More 

SummerJazz On the Gulf, July 8

The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club hosts SummerJazz on the Gulf - the popular free concert series that marks its 32nd consecutive year in 2017. Pocket Change takes the stage with its hard-driving rhythms, fantastic music and showmanship. Read More