Events in and around Fort Myers Beach

Attractions for the Whole Family to Enjoy

There’s always a full calendar of events in and around Fort Myers Beach – from arts and entertainment to sports and cultural attractions. We’ve included some of the more popular events below, to help you start planning your itinerary.

  • New Year's Eve

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  • Thanksgiving Day

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  • Halloween

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  • Columbus Day

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  • Labor Day

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  • Independence Day

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  • Father's Day

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  • Memorial Day

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  • Mother's Day

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  • Easter Sunday

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  • St. Patrick's Day

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  • President's Day

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  • Valentine's Day

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  • Martin Luther King Day

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  • Christmas Day

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  • ArtFest Fort Myers

    This free weekend-long festival celebrates the fine arts in style. It features art competitions, activities for children, and artwork for sale. Those purchasing VIP tickets can enjoy gourmet food and…
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  • Boston Red Sox Spring Training Games

    Visit JetBlue Park at Fenway South in the early spring to catch a glimpse of the Red Sox as they prepare for the start of the MLB season.  For more information, please visit http://boston.redsox.mlb.com/bos/ballpark/jetblue_park.jsp.…
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  • Minnesota Twins Spring Training Games

    Fans of the Minnesota Twins can watch them in action during Spring Training, here at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. For more information, please visit http://minnesota.twins.mlb.com/spring_training/ballpark.jsp?c_id=min…
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  • Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Festival

    Since 1959, the Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Festival has provided family-friendly fun and entertainment to local residents and vacationing families alike.  The weekend event held annually in March features…
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  • Taste of the Beach

    Sample signature dishes from local restaurants located on Fort Myers Beach that compete for Top Taste of the Beach Awards at this annual family-friendly event.  For more information, please visit www.tasteoffortmyersbeach.com.…
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  • Fort Myers Beach Film Festival

    Enjoy some family-friendly fun and entertainment at the Fort Myers Beach Film Festival, an annual tradition that attracts independent film fans, filmmakers and distributors to the beach to showcase independent…
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  • Salty Sam's Annual Pirate Festival on Fort Myers Beach

    Lads and lasses of all ages will enjoy this yearly festival, hosted at Fort Myers Beach’s historic seaport. Enjoy all-day entertainment, an abundance of dining options, and fun events like a pub-crawl…
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  • Paint the Beach

    This annual plein air festival brings over 60 artists from all over the country to compete in capturing the beauty of Fort Myers Beach with their al fresco renderings. For more information, please visit…
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  • American Sand Sculpting Championship

    Enjoy an annual family-friendly tradition here on Fort Myers Beach that showcases the largest sand sculpting event in the state of Florida!  Professional sculptors will be sure to amaze you with their…
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  • Christmas Eve

    12/23/2015
  • Christmas Day

    12/24/2015
  • New Year's Eve

    12/30/2015
  • New Year's Day

    12/31/2015
  • Martin Luther King Day

    01/17/2016
  • Minnesota Twins Spring Training Games

    02/05/2016
    Fans of the Minnesota Twins can watch them in action during Spring Training, here at Hammond Stadium…
  • Valentine's Day

    02/13/2016
  • President's Day

    02/14/2016
  • ArtFest Fort Myers

    02/19/2016
    This free weekend-long festival celebrates the fine arts in style. It features art competitions, activities…
  • Boston Red Sox Spring Training Games

    02/24/2016
    Visit JetBlue Park at Fenway South in the early spring to catch a glimpse of the Red Sox as they prepare…
  • Boston Red Sox Spring Training Games

    03/15/2016
    Visit JetBlue Park at Fenway South in the early spring to catch a glimpse of the Red Sox as they prepare…
  • St. Patrick's Day

    03/16/2016
  • Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Festival

    03/25/2016
    Since 1959, the Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Festival has provided family-friendly fun and entertainment…
  • Easter Sunday

    03/26/2016
  • Minnesota Twins Spring Training Games

    03/29/2016
    Fans of the Minnesota Twins can watch them in action during Spring Training, here at Hammond Stadium…
  • Fort Myers Beach Film Festival

    04/19/2016
    Enjoy some family-friendly fun and entertainment at the Fort Myers Beach Film Festival, an annual tradition…
  • Fort Myers Beach Film Festival

    04/20/2016
    Enjoy some family-friendly fun and entertainment at the Fort Myers Beach Film Festival, an annual tradition…
  • Fort Myers Beach Film Festival

    04/21/2016
    Enjoy some family-friendly fun and entertainment at the Fort Myers Beach Film Festival, an annual tradition…
  • Fort Myers Beach Film Festival

    04/22/2016
    Enjoy some family-friendly fun and entertainment at the Fort Myers Beach Film Festival, an annual tradition…
  • Fort Myers Beach Film Festival

    04/23/2016
    Enjoy some family-friendly fun and entertainment at the Fort Myers Beach Film Festival, an annual tradition…
  • Mother's Day

    05/07/2016
  • Taste of the Beach

    05/09/2016
    Sample signature dishes from local restaurants located on Fort Myers Beach that compete for Top Taste…
  • Memorial Day

    05/29/2016
  • Father's Day

    06/18/2016
  • Independence Day

    07/03/2016
  • Labor Day

    09/04/2016
  • Columbus Day

    10/09/2016
  • Salty Sam's Annual Pirate Festival on Fort Myers Beach

    10/09/2016
    Lads and lasses of all ages will enjoy this yearly festival, hosted at Fort Myers Beach’s historic seaport.…
  • Halloween

    10/30/2016
  • Paint the Beach

    11/08/2016
    This annual plein air festival brings over 60 artists from all over the country to compete in capturing…
  • Veteran's Day

    11/10/2016
  • American Sand Sculpting Championship

    11/14/2016
    Enjoy an annual family-friendly tradition here on Fort Myers Beach that showcases the largest sand sculpting…
  • Thanksgiving Day

    11/23/2016
  • Christmas Eve

    12/23/2016
  • Christmas Day

    12/24/2016
  • New Year's Eve

    12/30/2016
  • Christmas Eve

    12/23/2015
  • Christmas Day

    12/24/2015
  • New Year's Eve

    12/30/2015
  • New Year's Day

    12/31/2015
  • Martin Luther King Day

    01/17/2016
  • Minnesota Twins Spring Training Games

    02/05/2016

    Fans of the Minnesota Twins can watch them in action during Spring Training, here at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. For more information, please visit http://minnesota.twins.mlb.com/spring_training/ballpark.jsp?c_id=min.

  • Valentine's Day

    02/13/2016
  • President's Day

    02/14/2016
  • ArtFest Fort Myers

    02/19/2016

    This free weekend-long festival celebrates the fine arts in style. It features art competitions, activities for children, and artwork for sale. Those purchasing VIP tickets can enjoy gourmet food and wine as well.  For more information, please visit http://artfestfortmyers.com/.

  • Boston Red Sox Spring Training Games

    02/24/2016

    Visit JetBlue Park at Fenway South in the early spring to catch a glimpse of the Red Sox as they prepare for the start of the MLB season.  For more information, please visit http://boston.redsox.mlb.com/bos/ballpark/jetblue_park.jsp.

  • Boston Red Sox Spring Training Games

    03/15/2016

    Visit JetBlue Park at Fenway South in the early spring to catch a glimpse of the Red Sox as they prepare for the start of the MLB season.  For more information, please visit http://boston.redsox.mlb.com/bos/ballpark/jetblue_park.jsp.

  • St. Patrick's Day

    03/16/2016
  • Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Festival

    03/25/2016

    Since 1959, the Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Festival has provided family-friendly fun and entertainment to local residents and vacationing families alike.  The weekend event held annually in March features a 5K run, parade, arts & crafts expo, shrimp dinners and the crowning of the Shrimp Festival Queen.  For more information, please visit http://www.fortmyersbeachshrimpfestival.com/.

  • Easter Sunday

    03/26/2016
  • Minnesota Twins Spring Training Games

    03/29/2016

    Fans of the Minnesota Twins can watch them in action during Spring Training, here at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. For more information, please visit http://minnesota.twins.mlb.com/spring_training/ballpark.jsp?c_id=min.

  • Fort Myers Beach Film Festival

    04/19/2016

    Enjoy some family-friendly fun and entertainment at the Fort Myers Beach Film Festival, an annual tradition that attracts independent film fans, filmmakers and distributors to the beach to showcase independent films across a wide range of genres.  For more information, please visit http://www.fmbfilmfest.com/.

  • Fort Myers Beach Film Festival

    04/20/2016

    Enjoy some family-friendly fun and entertainment at the Fort Myers Beach Film Festival, an annual tradition that attracts independent film fans, filmmakers and distributors to the beach to showcase independent films across a wide range of genres.  For more information, please visit http://www.fmbfilmfest.com/.

  • Fort Myers Beach Film Festival

    04/21/2016

    Enjoy some family-friendly fun and entertainment at the Fort Myers Beach Film Festival, an annual tradition that attracts independent film fans, filmmakers and distributors to the beach to showcase independent films across a wide range of genres.  For more information, please visit http://www.fmbfilmfest.com/.

  • Fort Myers Beach Film Festival

    04/22/2016

    Enjoy some family-friendly fun and entertainment at the Fort Myers Beach Film Festival, an annual tradition that attracts independent film fans, filmmakers and distributors to the beach to showcase independent films across a wide range of genres.  For more information, please visit http://www.fmbfilmfest.com/.

  • Fort Myers Beach Film Festival

    04/23/2016

    Enjoy some family-friendly fun and entertainment at the Fort Myers Beach Film Festival, an annual tradition that attracts independent film fans, filmmakers and distributors to the beach to showcase independent films across a wide range of genres.  For more information, please visit http://www.fmbfilmfest.com/.

  • Mother's Day

    05/07/2016
  • Taste of the Beach

    05/09/2016

    Sample signature dishes from local restaurants located on Fort Myers Beach that compete for Top Taste of the Beach Awards at this annual family-friendly event.  For more information, please visit www.tasteoffortmyersbeach.com.

  • Memorial Day

    05/29/2016
  • Father's Day

    06/18/2016
  • Independence Day

    07/03/2016
  • Labor Day

    09/04/2016
  • Columbus Day

    10/09/2016
  • Salty Sam's Annual Pirate Festival on Fort Myers Beach

    10/09/2016

    Lads and lasses of all ages will enjoy this yearly festival, hosted at Fort Myers Beach’s historic seaport. Enjoy all-day entertainment, an abundance of dining options, and fun events like a pub-crawl and even a Pirate Ball!  For more information, please visit http://fmbpiratefest.com/.

  • Halloween

    10/30/2016
  • Paint the Beach

    11/08/2016

    This annual plein air festival brings over 60 artists from all over the country to compete in capturing the beauty of Fort Myers Beach with their al fresco renderings. For more information, please visit http://www.fortmyersbeachart.com/2015PTB.php.

  • Veteran's Day

    11/10/2016
  • American Sand Sculpting Championship

    11/14/2016

    Enjoy an annual family-friendly tradition here on Fort Myers Beach that showcases the largest sand sculpting event in the state of Florida!  Professional sculptors will be sure to amaze you with their talents that have been recognized by USA Today and CNN Travel as a must see and a top 10 best sand sculpting competition in the world.  For more information, please visit http://fmbsandsculpting.com/.

  • Thanksgiving Day

    11/23/2016
  • Christmas Eve

    12/23/2016
  • Christmas Day

    12/24/2016
  • New Year's Eve

    12/30/2016