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  • RDA Thrilled to be the 2017 Chrysalis Award Winner for Cultural Achievement by the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau and the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce! read more

  • Experience the River District! read more

  • River District Farmers Market Moves to the Shade for Summer Months and Adds Healthy Living Programs read more

our merchants

Merchant Of The Month
  • Scoops on First

    Scoops on First bring the taste of summertime all year long!  They offer 32 flavors of homemade ice cream, offer hard packed yogurt and have dairy free, plus 8 flavors of gelato, shakes and smoothies!!

    2250 First Street | (239) 226-0450 | www.scoopsonfirst.com

river district alliance events

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  • Fri, May 26th, 2017
    Food Truck Friday at Millennial Brewing

    Live music, chair massages, new beer releases, and incredible food are on tap this week. This weekly event has been tabbed the “best Food Truck ..

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  • Fri, May 26th, 2017
    Art & Poetry Networking Event at SBDAC

    Gulf Coast Leisure presents Art & Poetry Networking Events, showcasing the best art and poetry Southwest Florida has to offer. Artwork of every me..

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  • Sat, May 27th, 2017
    Teen Talent Night at SBDAC

    Teen Talent Night is now accepting submissions to compete! Teens from all over Lee County can register to enter art, film, theater, and music to this ..

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  • Sat, May 27th, 2017
    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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