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  • ArtFest Fort Myers
    At ArtFest, you’ll discover high-quality, Made-in-USA original art by more than 200 artists. Whether you’re a new or experienced art lover, you’ll find something wonderful to add to your personal collection. Watching your budget? You’ll find beautiful art in a wide range of prices — truly something for everyone. Avid collector on the hunt for unusual treasures? We’ve got you covered. This is a highly selective juried show. (Browse the online gallery to get a feel for the exceptional quality.) You’ll get to meet the artists, face to face. Refresh yourself with delightful food and music. And have fun with the whole family. (Kids have a blast at ArtFest!)

    1375 Jackson St #401, Fort Myers, FL 33901 | 239-768-3602 | Visit website

  • Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel
    The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau is devoted to maintaining and building year-round tourism in Lee County. To achieve this goal, the VCB works closely with the local industry to increase domestic and international visitation through integrated programs targeting key markets. Local tourism businesses are encouraged to actively participate in all of the programs and grass roots outreach efforts, such as marketing meetings, media initiatives and trade/consumer shows.

    2201 Second Street | (239) 338-3500 | Visit website

  • Burroughs Home
    Completed in 1901 the Georgian Colonial Revival Home is located on the Caloosahatchee River in historic downtown Fort Myers. The Estate was the scene of many lavish social soirees back in its heyday. Share our history and step back in time. Whether you want to come visit for a history tour or hold an event, the Burrough’s staff is eager to assist you. 

    2505 First Street | 239-337-0706 | Visit website

  • Butterfly Estates
    The Shops at the Butterfly Estates opened in 2009, it was a four year "green friendly" renovation of our shops, cafe and installation of our over 3600 sq,. foot glass butterfly conservatory. This small facility is Home of The Florida Native Butterfly Society (501c3) located in Gardner's Park in the Downtown Fort Myers River District.

    1815 Fowler Street | 239-690-2359 | Visit website

  • Edison & Ford Winter Estates
    Visitors to the Edison & Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers will enjoy 20 acres of historical buildings, historic gardens, the Edison Botanic Research Lab and the Edison Ford Museum. The newly restored buildings include the Edison Main House, Guest House, and Caretaker’s House and the Ford House. The 1929 historic landscape is throughout the property including the award winning Moonlight Garden. The Edison Ford Museum has hundreds of inventions, artifacts and special exhibits.

    2350 McGregor Boulevard | 239-334-7419 | Visit website

  • Edison Festival of Light
    Celebrating 79 years of Light in 2017! Welcome to the Edison Festival of Light. A historic, fun-filled celebration not to be missed, culminating in the much-loved Edison Festival’s “Grand Parade”! Please don’t hesitate to contact us with your comments, questions or suggestions - we love the input!

    1524 Jackson Street | 239-334-2999 | Visit website

  • Florida Native Butterfly Society
    The Florida Native Butterfly Society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection and preservation of Florida’s native butterfly species. Our Southwest Florida educational facility is providing the appropriate educational programs and involved research projects that are helping butterfly populations flourish throughout our state!

    1815 Fowler Street | 239-690-2359 | Visit website

  • Florida Repertory Theatre
    Celebrating 20 years of Award-Winning Regional Theatre, Florida Repertory Theatre is a fully professional theatre company that The Wall Street Journal called "One of America's Top Repertory Companies!" Performing in the Historic Arcade Theatre, Florida Rep produces a wide variety of comedies, dramas, musicals, new plays, and theatre for young audiences, bringing more than 90,000 people to the Fort Myers River District annually throughout its September to May season. Florida Rep is the only theatre company of its caliber in Southwest Florida, and continues to make national headlines.

    2268 Bay Street | 239-332-4488 | Visit website

  • Fort Myers Miracle Baseball
    The Fort Myers Miracle is the Class A Advanced minor league baseball affiliate of the Minnesota Twins Major League Baseball club, based here in Fort Myers, and currently managed by Jeff Smith. Home games are played at the CenturyLink Sports Complex in Hammond Stadium, which has a capacity of 7,500, and opened in 1991. The park is also used as the Minnesota Twins' Spring training facility.

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    14400 Six Mile Cypress Parkway | 239-768-4210 | Visit website

  • Friends of Fort Myers Library
    Friends of the Fort Myers Library is a non-profit whose purpose is to promote, support and enhance library services for the Fort Myers Regional Library. We raise funds to upgrade equipment and purchase materials to supplement the regular library budget. We also sponsor a variety of special events at the library for both children and adults including theatrical performances, cooking demonstrations, music, guest authors, craft programs, magic shows, history programs and other events. The Friends make it possible for these services to be offered FREE to our community.  

    2450 First Street | (239) 565-8197 | Visit website

  • Funtastic Boat Tours, LLC
    Drive your own unique boat on a guided, narrated tour of the Caloosahatchee River area and some of its tributaries.

    2221 Edwards Drive | 239-841-4433 | Visit website

  • Gulfcoast Leisure, LLC
    GCL is dedicated to exploring any and every avenue of entertainment and event planning to build the culture in SWFL. We are passionate about serving our community by building relationships that create a positive environment that can lay the foundation for a better community.

    1857 Jackson Street | 239-896-0654 | Visit website

  • Happenings Magazine
    Serving Southwest Florida for more than 20 years as the Comprehensive Cultural Event Magazine!  Monthly happenings include art, music, theatre, concerts, comedy, dining & more.  For a guide on everything arts and entertainment in SWFL or to place your event, contact Happenings Magazine.

    1528 Jackson Street | 239-278-5236 | Visit website

  • Imaginarium
    Touch live sea life, engineer a creation, run through a rainstorm! Your admission package to the Imaginarium provides hours of fun and entertainment for the entire family through hands-on science exhibits. You will enjoy the Dino Discovery Dig Area, a hands-on experience at our marine touch tank with stingrays & more, exhibits displaying live fish, sharks, turtles, and iguanas, daily Animal Encounters with LIVE animals, the opportunity to become a TV weather forecaster in our mini-studio, the Sporty Science Arena, a virtual sports simulator, 3-D movie and so much more!

    2000 Cranford Avenue | 239-321-7420 | Visit website

  • Marina at Edison Ford
    The addition of The Marina at Edison Ford to the Fort Myers River District provides the Southwest Florida area with a destination to dock, dine, take a stroll through history, enjoy romantic sunsets, learn about environmental conservation and experience wildlife in its natural habitat.

    2360 West First Street | 239-245-7320 | Visit website

  • Pure Fort Myers
    The Julian team came to SW Florida from far off New Zealand bringing with them 40 years of a unique combination of maritime history and tourism along with a well-developed dedication to the preservation and sustainability of nature’s resources.

    2360 West First Street | 888-657-3601 | Visit website

  • Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
    The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center's mission is to nurture innovation and excellence in the Arts through exhibitions, performances, education, outreach, and preservation in Southwest Florida. The Art Center is dedicated to bringing world-class arts and entertainment to the Southwest Florida community and presenting their exhibits and performances to the public in a restored state-of-the-art facility. Additionally, we are committed to providing enriching educational arts experiences for children and adults alike, both at the Art Center, and throughout the community.

    2301 First Street | 239-333-1933 | Visit website

  • The Laboratory Theater of Florida
    THE LABORATORY THEATER OF FLORIDA is dedicated to the promotion of the performing arts, through live performance, education, community outreach, experimentation and the development of ensemble work.

    1634 Woodford Avenue | 239-218-0841 | Visit website

  • True Tours
    Enjoy one of a kind walking tours of downtown Fort Myers and Matlacha Island. Featuring historic and arts & culture related tours. Specialty programs designed for a one of a kind experience can also be found!

    2200 First Street | 239-945-0405 | Visit website