• The RDA was formed by a group of downtown property owners, business owners and residents whose purpose was to assist in the revitalization of the historic downtown district...

    Read more
  • Sign up to get event notifications
  • Our members receive numerous benefits, assistance and promotion opportunities.

    join RDA


  • Car Cruise-In on Sunday, October 22nd, 10 am – 2 pm! read more

  • RDA Annual Membership Meeting Monday read more

  • Download October Event Overview read more

  • Downtown Parking Map read more

  • 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

our merchants

Merchant Of The Month
  • The Standard Restaurant

    With over fifty years combined experience in the food industry, brothers Chris and Doug Blauvelt introduce their latest culinary venture. Located in the heart of Downtown Ft. Myers, The Standard serves fresh home-cooked style dishes from our "made from scratch" kitchen. Our Executive Chef, Katlyn Johnson, brings her years of experience as well as her wonderful palate for strong, contrasting flavors to every dish served up to our guests.

    1520 Broadway | 239-219-6463 | www.thestandardftmyers.com

river district alliance events

  • weekly events
    this month
    next month
    All events
  • Fri, Oct 20th, 2017
    Music Walk

    The River District comes alive on the third Friday of the month as local and regional musicians line the streets. From jazz and blues to rock & ro..

    Learn more
  • Fri, Oct 20th, 2017
    Rhythm on the River at Edison Ford

    Rhythm on the River continues at The Marina at Edison Ford. The popular Danny Morgan and Andrea Prather duo will sing island-themed music that will m..

    Learn more
  • Fri, Oct 20th, 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 ..

    Learn more
  • Fri, Oct 20th, 2017
    Namaste Music & Arts Festival

    Music and arts event hosted by Namaste Music, Arts, Wellness, & Education, Inc. at the riverfront basin on Hendry Street. 8pm-12 Midnight.

    Learn more