May 4, 2014 The 19th Annual Taste of the Beach dishes up seafood and other Beach specialties from more than 20 restaurants, along with live music and children’s activities from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The action and tantalizing aromas center around Old San Carlos Boulevard off Estero Blvd. 239-454-7000 for more information
March 8-9, 2014 Three days of festivities celebrate the tasty shrimp harvest of Fort Myers Beach. A parade down Estero Blvd culminates with the crowning of the Shrimp Queen. Seafood vendors and the Lions Club’s shrimp boil concession set up at Lynn Hall memorial Park both days. 239-463-6986 239-454-0043 www.fortmyersbeachshrimpfestival.com
A Special Valentines Day Event Feb. 14, 2014 Couples are invited to the fifth annual vow renewal ceremony at the wedding gazebo on the beach at Lover Key State Park. Donation is $75.00 per couple, which includes a meal, champagne toast, wedding cake, a photo and door prizes. 708-359-0466 www.friendsofloverskey.com
Watch the ball drop at Times Square without shivering. The town’s 17th annual birthday party takes place from 1 to 3 p. m. with free live music, brownies, and cupcakes. More live music kicks in at 7 p.m. to start the New Year’s celebration, which culminates with fireworks from the pier and the ball drops…continue reading
November 22-December 1, 2013 open daily 10 a.m to 5 p.m. Located at the Holiday Inn Fort Myers Beach 6890 Estero Blvd $5.00 admission for ages 5 and older free for ages 4 and under for more information you can call 239-454-7500 fmbsandsculpting.com or www.fortmyersbeach.org The biggest and one of the longest running sand sculpting…continue reading
Bring the whole family for a weekend of swashbuckling good times along old San Carlos Blvd at this eighth annual event. Kids activities on Saturday and Sunday include interactive games with pirates, a treasure hunt, sea skirmishes, stage shows and costume contests. Pirate crew encampments, black powder demonstrations, storytellers, and minstrels. Saturday night will host…continue reading
Look for the Chambers new and colorful Airstream visitor information center on San Carlos Blvd. a block from Times Square. Walk up and get restaurant menus, accommodations and attractions info and coupons for season discounts.