Guided nature programs are offered in the park. All programs require registration, are free with park entry and take place at 10am. To register call 239-463-4588. Upcoming programs include: TU July 22-Fishing Clinic Fr July 25-Walk on the Wild Side
Join the fun in Times Square each Friday and Saturday from 5-10 pm for live music, food and a great time! Watch the sunset, grab a drink or dinner and enjoy life in paradise!
GAEA Guides is offering an Estuary Kayak Tour of Matanzas Pass Preserve and Hurricane Bay along Ft. Myers Beach Thursday, July 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is a unique and interesting area of our local estuary. Wander through America’s only mangrove forest and see many birds, like herons, egrets, pelicans, osprey, and…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.
March 16, 2014 The Bishop from St. Raphael By-the- Sea Anglican Church blesses a gathering of shrimp boats at the Beach Seafood Shrimp Docks at 3 p.m. in a 63 years tradition timed according to the full moon, when shrimpers return to port. The event includes kid’s activities, a shrimp-eating contest, and live music staring…continue reading
April 14-15, 2014 The sand sculpting competition includes master and amateur sculpting competitions, sand sculpting demonstrations and lessons, ice and chainsaw carving demos, a zipline over the beach, a kids activity area, and vendors. Admission is $5.00 for anyone over the age of 4; $18.00 for a family of four.
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