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our merchants

Merchant Of The Month
  • The Veranda

    The Veranda's romantic setting in two turn-of-the-century homes, combined with our Southern Regional Cuisine, an extensive wine list, and first class service staff will provide you with the most unique dining experience in Southwest Florida. Celebrating our 35th year in business, The Veranda is consistently honored as one of the most award-winning restaurants in the area.

    2122 Second Street | 239-332-2065 | www.verandarestaurant.com

river district alliance events

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  • Sat, Oct 22nd, 2016
    Car Cruise-In

    From classic to cool, downtown streets are lined with the sight of these show cars on the fourth Saturday of the month from 4-8 pm. Music, food, drink..

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  • Fri, Oct 28th, 2016
    Pet Walk

    Join the newest downtown event with Pet Walk! The pet friendly gathering will occur every fourth Friday of the month beginning at 6:00 pm at the Hendr..

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  • Sat, Oct 29th, 2016
    Learn to Butterfly Garden

    Enjoy complimentary lessons on Butterfly Gardening every fourth Saturday of the month at the Butterfly Estates in the River District beginning at 11:0..

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  • Fri, Nov 4th, 2016
    SWFL Critical Mass: 6:45pm

    Join the Southwest Florida Critical Mass for a fun family ride! www.swflcm.com

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