Events and Things To Do This Weekend May 19 to 21 in Southwest Florida

Whether you want to party at the beach, have an exiting bike night, listen to great live music around downtown, run in a marathon, watch and enchanted ice skating show or even take the kiddos to the space and beyond! Southwest Florida offers you all these events and more this coming weekend.

All these activities will take place all around Bonita Spring, Cape Coral, Fort Myers, LeHigh Acres and Naples.


Events in Bonita Spring

Big Hickory Sandbar Party 

Grab some friends, gas up your boats/jet skis, dust off your kayaks, pack a cooler, prep the Jell-O shots and head out to Big Hickory Island for a fun day on the water! There are no food vendors or medical staff on hand, so pack accordingly. This is a free event and the only way to get there is by water!

Date: Sunday 05/21/17 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

How to get there: Located just north of the Bonita Beach Club, around 26*22'.189 N and 81*51'.960 W, there is plenty of space for boats of any size, a huge sandbar (not oyster beds), and clean flowing water without a dangerous current.


Events in Cape Coral

Cape Coral Cops 5K Race

Lace up your shoes and get ready for the Annual Cape Cops 5k Run/Walk! The entry fee includes a very nice tech shirt, a race bag filled with goodies, and post-race snacks and refreshments. This race benefits a fund to assist families of fallen, injured and disabled police officers. The course takes you through surrounding neighborhoods. Refreshments will be served following the race.

Date: Saturday 05/20/17 at 7:00 am

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Events in Fort Myers

Disney on Ice

Disney returns to the ice with a brand new show! Hosted by Minnie and Mickey Mouse, Worlds of Enchantment is a feast of color, music, and dance featuring some of the most beloved characters, including Toy Story's Woody and Buzz, The Little Mermaid's Ariel. Worlds of Enchantment is the perfect family outing for all fans of Disney, old and young. 

 

 

Dates: May 19 - 21 see website for show times 

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Flea Market 50 Years Anniversary Celebration

In a way of saying "Thank you" to their loyal vendors and customers, the Ortiz Ave Flea Market is celebrating their 50th year in business!! There will be fun activities for the kids, including inflatable slides and obstacle courses, along with face-painting and balloons! They will also have gifts for the adults! 

Date: Sunday 05/21/17 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

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Music Walk

The Downtown River District of Fort Myers really comes alive during the monthly Music Walk event.; the music really takes center stage. Performers and bands take the streets playing jazz, rock and roll, top 40 and everything in between. 

Date: Friday 05/20/17 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

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Astronomy Day at Planetarium 

Cassini-Hyugens is an unmanned spacecraft sent to Saturn thirteen years ago, and its mission will come to an end in September 2017 after a daring series of dives that started last April!. Come learn about what Cassini has seen on its mission to this gorgeous and exotic astronomical body, and play with the temporary and fun “gravity vortex” traveling demonstration: test your own marble “moons” in different orbits as they spiral into “Saturn”!

Date: Saturday 05/20/17 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

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Six Bends Bike Night

Get ready for another bike night, with rocking' live entertainment by Back Lash, bike show, food trucks, local craft beer, two domestic beer stations, biker games, vendors, exclusive giveaways and more. This is the event that you don't want to miss at Six Bends Harley-Davidson!

Date: Saturday 05/20/17 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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Kids to Park Day at Centennial Park

Kids to Parks Day is a national day of outdoor play organized by National Park Trust. Enjoy music, bounce houses, a rock climbing wall, arts and crafts, kid's Zumba, potato sack relay race, dance contest, a zero-gravity bouncer, public works vehicles and more. All kids’ activities are free.  Food trucks will be on site to sell a variety of reasonably-priced lunch items.

Date: Saturday 05/20/17 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

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Events in LeHigh Acres

Caloosa Jeepers Go Topless Day

This sure will be a day of fun-filled activities for the Jeeps lovers!. The Caloosa Jeepers of SWFL will be celebrating their 6th annual Go Topless Day with proceeds to benefit Partners for Breast Cancer Care Inc., a local organization that provides mammograms and treatment to Lee County residents that may otherwise not be able to afford it. There will be music, food, raffle prizes, and family-friendly off-road fun.

Date: Saturday 05/20/17 from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

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Events in Naples

Race To Space at Golisano's Children Museum 

Grab your space suits at the Golisano's Children Museum as they blast off with the Race to Space exhibit. Visit the Rocket Design Station where kids can build and test their own rocket, then, take a trip to the Launch Module and blast your rocket into orbit! You’ll be able to gear up for an intergalactic flight in the Astronaut Locker Room and design your own galaxy at our Virtual Flight Deck.

Date: Saturday 05/20/17 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

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Scout Strong 5K

Boy Scout Troop 243 is hosting its 3rd annual Scout Strong 5K Fun Run & Walk. Avid and recreational runners, walkers and furry friends of all ages are welcome! 

Date: Saturday 05/20/17 from 7:00 am to 10:30 am

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