Events

  • Art Fest Fort Myers
    Sun, Feb 7th, 2016

    On the first weekend in February, ArtFest enlivens the Fort Myers waterfront with exceptional art, entertainment and children’s art activities. At ArtFest, you’ll discover high-quality, Made-in-USA original art by more than 200 artists. Whether y..

  • Publix Run to the Arts
    Sun, Feb 7th, 2016

    5 kilometers. Run or walk. Race or fun at the one and only ArtFest Fort Myers. So much more than any ordinary 5K, the first ever Publix Run To The Arts brings together the best that life has to offer: health and fitness, arts and culture, friends and..

  • Sunday Funday at the Butterfly Estates
    Sun, Feb 7th, 2016

    The first Sunday of every month the Non Profit Organization called The Florida Native Butterfly Society opens its doors to the public with free admission. Our purpose is to expose as many people as we can to the importance of Florida’s incredib..

  • Food Truck Tuesday at Cornog Plaza
    Tue, Feb 9th, 2016

    Spice up your lunch time routine with some food truck fare. Offered monthly on the second Tuesday. 11:00 am, second Tuesdays of the month at Cornog Plaza

  • Downtown Farmers Market
    Thu, Feb 11th, 2016

    The Fort Myers Farmers Market, located underneath the Caloosahatchee Bridge in Centennial Park every Thursday year-round from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., is growing with the addition of several new vendors. The market, in operation since 1995, now features a t..

  • Mystery Walk
    Fri, Feb 12th, 2016

    Join the Mystery every second Friday of the month for a new experience in the River District! With a new theme each event, there’s always something new. Free to attend, the event begins at 6 pm.

  • Food Trucks and Craft Beer
    Sat, Feb 13th, 2016

    Join us for the first ever Edison Festival of Light Food Trucks & Craft Beer event! Attendees will experience mouth watering cuisine by some of the most creative food trucks with different craft beers available from our friends at Budweiser! Torc..

  • Downtown Saturday Art Fair
    Sat, Feb 13th, 2016

    This fun Saturday event brings unique arts and crafts to the streets of the River District on select Saturdays during season. The fair begins at 11:00 am and runs until 5:00 pm. Note: the February 13th fair will be at Cornog Plaza

  • STEMtastic Day of Discover at Harborside
    Sat, Feb 13th, 2016

    10:00 am, Saturday February 13th at Harborside Event Center The 2015 STEMtastic Day of Discovery received awards from both the Florida Festivals & Events Association and the International Festivals & Events Association. We are so thankful to ..

  • Mutt Strutt
    Sat, Feb 13th, 2016

    Location: Downtown Fort Myers on Hendry Street between Edwards Drive and Bay Street at 1:30 pm. Dog lovers, families, vendors and pet agencies gather for fun, food and mutt strutt! Pooches and owners in costumes or their finest bling – even a few d..

  • Junior Fun Run
    Sun, Feb 14th, 2016

    Hundreds of young participants turn out to show their determination and pride. The Junior Fun Run is open to children in grades five and below. Grades 4 & 5 run a mile, 3rd graders run three-quarters of a mile, first and second graders run half a..

  • Junior Parade
    Sun, Feb 14th, 2016

    Florida’s largest youth parade showcases the creativity and talents of hundreds of Southwest Florida children and their families.  Over 100 units including floats, marching bands, dancers, street performers, clowns and dignitaries parade their way..

  • Downtown Farmers Market
    Thu, Feb 18th, 2016

    The Fort Myers Farmers Market, located underneath the Caloosahatchee Bridge in Centennial Park every Thursday year-round from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., is growing with the addition of several new vendors. The market, in operation since 1995, now features a t..

  • Crafts on the River
    Fri, Feb 19th, 2016

    Centennial Park is transformed into a craft lovers dream with 100 exhibitors displaying their hand-crafts during the three-day Edison Festival event. The annual Crafts on the River is a non-juried event open to local and national artisans and crafter..

  • Music Walk
    Fri, Feb 19th, 2016

    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 & roll, many genres can be heard and vary each month. Free to the public with many venues featuring add..

  • Parade Celebration
    Sat, Feb 20th, 2016

    One of the best ways to beat the traffic and have a prime spot for the Grand Parade is to come early and enjoy an entire day of festivities. The Parade Celebration includes all-day entertainment and music and is a prime spot for watching the firework..

  • 5K Run
    Sat, Feb 20th, 2016

    USATF Certified Course FL10002EBM Over the years, the Edison Festival 5K Race has gained international notoriety. Well over 1,400 participants and thousands of spectators take over the streets of the Downtown River District. Register your team for th..

  • Grand Parade
    Sat, Feb 20th, 2016

    Named as the largest night parade in the Southeast year after year, the Grand Parade is a two-hour extravaganza featuring national participants & local marching bands, floats, local government and law enforcement officials, clowns and much, much ..

  • Crafts on the River
    Sat, Feb 20th, 2016

    Centennial Park is transformed into a craft lovers dream with 100 exhibitors displaying their hand-crafts during the three-day Edison Festival event. The annual Crafts on the River is a non-juried event open to local and national artisans and crafter..

  • Crafts on the River
    Sun, Feb 21st, 2016

    Centennial Park is transformed into a craft lovers dream with 100 exhibitors displaying their hand-crafts during the three-day Edison Festival event. The annual Crafts on the River is a non-juried event open to local and national artisans and crafter..