Events

  • Edison Garden Festival
    Sun, Feb 10th, 2019

    Dozens of garden vendors from around the state are on hand for your shopping pleasure, as well as music, food and activities for the kids. 9am-4pm More Information

  • Junior Fun Run
    Sun, Feb 10th, 2019

    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 10th, 2019

    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 a..

  • Songwriters on the Plaza
    Tue, Feb 12th, 2019

    The Lee County Library has joined with The ACMA (Americana Community Music Association), to offer free Acoustic concerts of all original music. Concerts take place in the Amphitheater, which is located on South Cornog Plaza. Bring a chair or a blanke..

  • Music Walk
    Fri, Feb 15th, 2019

    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 addi..

  • Edison Festival of Light Grand Parade
    Sat, Feb 16th, 2019

    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 ..

  • Edison Festival 5K Run
    Sat, Feb 16th, 2019

    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 this 3.1 mile race for fun and a cha..

  • Crafts on the River
    Sat, Feb 16th, 2019

    Downtown Fort Myers is transformed into a craft lovers dream with exhibitors displaying their hand-crafts during the two-day Edison Festival event. The annual Crafts on the River is a non-juried event open to local and national artisans and crafters...

  • Crafts on the River
    Sun, Feb 17th, 2019

    Downtown Fort Myers is transformed into a craft lovers dream with exhibitors displaying their hand-crafts during the two-day Edison Festival event. The annual Crafts on the River is a non-juried event open to local and national artisans and crafters...

  • Downtown Car Cruise-In
    Sun, Feb 24th, 2019

    From classic to cool, downtown streets are lined with the sight of these show cars on the fourth Sunday of the month from 12 noon – 4 pm. Music, food and more! Family Friendly and free to the public with many venues featuring additional special..

  • Art Walk
    Fri, Mar 1st, 2019

    A must do in the River District social scene is the monthly Art Walk. Always on the First Friday, visit the many exciting galleries, exhibitions, and performances. Free to the public with many venues featuring additional attractions and specials. Rai..

  • Mystery Walk
    Fri, Mar 8th, 2019

    Join the Mystery every second Friday of the month in the River District from 6-8 pm.  Registration begins at First and Hendry Streets in front of Iberia Bank. Free to play, participants receive the first clue of the mystery location and scorecard!..

  • Fort Myers Bike Night
    Sat, Mar 9th, 2019

    Six Bends Harley Davidson invites you to enjoy the sights of hundreds of motorcycles displayed along the downtown streets while listening to live bands from 6-10 pm. Free to the public with many venues featuring specials. Schedule: Saturday, November..

  • Songwriters on the Plaza
    Tue, Mar 12th, 2019

    The Lee County Library has joined with The ACMA (Americana Community Music Association), to offer free Acoustic concerts of all original music. Concerts take place in the Amphitheater, which is located on South Cornog Plaza. Bring a chair or a blanke..

  • Music Walk
    Fri, Mar 15th, 2019

    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 addi..

  • St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
    Sun, Mar 17th, 2019

    Shamrock and roll all day and night at the largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Southwest Florida. On March 17th, Downtown Fort Myers turns green at the annual “St. Patrick’s Day Downtown” event. The festivities will begin at 12PM and wil..

  • Downtown Car Cruise-In
    Sun, Mar 24th, 2019

    From classic to cool, downtown streets are lined with the sight of these show cars on the fourth Sunday of the month from 12 noon – 4 pm. Music, food and more! Family Friendly and free to the public with many venues featuring additional special..

  • Art Walk
    Fri, Apr 5th, 2019

    A must do in the River District social scene is the monthly Art Walk. Always on the First Friday, visit the many exciting galleries, exhibitions, and performances. Free to the public with many venues featuring additional attractions and specials. Rai..

  • Songwriters on the Plaza
    Tue, Apr 9th, 2019

    The Lee County Library has joined with The ACMA (Americana Community Music Association), to offer free Acoustic concerts of all original music. Concerts take place in the Amphitheater, which is located on South Cornog Plaza. Bring a chair or a blanke..

  • Mystery Walk
    Fri, Apr 12th, 2019

    Join the Mystery every second Friday of the month in the River District from 6-8 pm.  Registration begins at First and Hendry Streets in front of Iberia Bank. Free to play, participants receive the first clue of the mystery location and scorecard!..