10:00 AM PARADE FROM BAY OAKS TO TIME SQUARE 1-6 PM LIVE MUSIC IN TIMES SQUARE BY THE TROUBLEMAKERZ 2PM 2ND ANNUAL HOT DOG EATING CONTEST IN TIME SQUARE. MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDRENS DIVISION $100.00 PRIZE 6-10 LIVE MUSIC IN TIMES SQUARE BY HIGH TIDE DUSK FIREWORKS FROM THE PIER (APPROX, 9:00-9:30)* *NOTE THAT THE MATANZAS BRIDGE WILL BE…continue reading
Bay Oaks “Summer Free For All” provides free movie screening to any and all! Bring the whole family and spend summer nights together while enjoying some awesome movies! These movies will take place on the Bay Oaks campus to the left of the recreation building starting at dusk on selected days. The lineup includes “Kicking…continue reading
The Greater Fort Myers Beach Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that the 20th Annual Taste of the Beach will be held Sunday May 3, 2015. The popular food festival held on Fort Myers Beach will include approximately 20 restaurants plus a live on-stage concert featuring Jo List and Friends. Local restaurants will serve up…continue reading
The Fort Myers Beach Lions Shrimp Festival kicks off Saturday , March 14th for two full days of fun. Saturday offers a 5K Run at 9am, followed by the parade at 10am. The Festival Grounds at Lynn Hall Park next to the pier will be full of food and craft vendors all day both Saturday…continue reading
Bay Oaks Rec Center will be hosting the first annual Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at 2 pm on July 4th. There will be a men’s, women’s and children’s (under 16) division. The winner of each division will receive a championship trophy and $100. Spots will be limited to the first 15 people…continue reading
July 4th on Fort Myers Beach will begin with a parade at 10 am starting at the Fort Myers Beach Public Library and ending at Times Square. Following the parade, enjoy the hospitality of the many establishments on the Beach, then watch the sky light up the night sky with a 30 minute fireworks show…continue reading
Guided nature programs are offered in the park. All programs require registration, are free with park entry and take place at 10 am. To register call 239-463-4588.
The entire 7- mile strip of beach along Estero Island has been dubbed “the world’s safest beach,” because there are no steep drop-offs or rough bottom terrain. Rather, this family friendly beachfront allows waders a gradual, inch by inch entry into the warm Gulf of Mexico.
April 23-27, 2014 The eighth annual four-day festival will provide moviegoers the opportunity to see quality independent films and be part of events on the beach, workshops with the film makers, and a Gala Awards Ceremony with live music. www.fmb-filmfest.com 239-314-9234
May 3, 2014 This third annual “catch, release, and care” tournament is based at Doc Ford’s Rum Bar and Grille, Anglers vie for cash awards for the most tarpon caught. www.dingdarlingtarpontourney.org 239-292-0566