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Pirate Festival

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Starrrrrt plannin’yer costume for the 11th annual Pirate Festival, October 7 – 9, 2016. There will be live music and performances, exhilarating live ship to shore sea battles between different pirate crews. Plenty to do for the young and the 21 and up age group.

July 4 2016

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Monday July 4th: The parade will start at 10 am at Bay Road and end at the Bridge. Make sure you get to Times Square by 2 pm for the Hot Dog eating contest. Live music will be from 2 -11 pm. Fireworks will start at 9 pm from the per.

Shrimp Festival

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The 58th annual Fort Myers Beach Lions Shrimp Festival arrives on our shores the weekend of March 12th and 13th. The Shrimp parade will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday March 12th. The Matanzas Bridge will be closed from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday March 12th. If you are checking into Island Towers Resort…continue reading

Smokin’ in the Mangroves

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Saturday March 5, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Santini Marina Plaza, 7225 Estero Blvd. Barbecue competitors, masters and champions congregate from all over Florida and Georgia to join in the competition, and to serve visitors fresh, home cooked barbecue creations.

Heroes in the Sand

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The Cincinnati Firemen return: Daily variety shows at the Lani Kai, March 6 – 16 starting at 1:30 (no show on the 12th). The firemen are raising funds for local charity while putting on their hilariously entertaining variety shows.

Polar Bear Club

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The Fort Myers Beach Polar Bear Club will hold its 11th annual jump at noon on New Year’s Day at the Outrigger Beach Resort, 5400 Estero Blvd. Parking is available across the street at Charle’s Boat House restaurant.  

New Year’s Eve

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The Dec. 31 New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square will feature two local bands, Hester Prynn will take stage from noon to 5 p.m. followed by High Tide from 7 p.m. to midnight and beyond. The day will also feature a 20th Birthday presentation to be held at noon for the Town of Fort…continue reading

FOURTH OF JULY IN FORT MYERS BEACH

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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 MOVIES

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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

TASTE OF THE BEACH

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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