Events and Things To Do This Weekend June 16 to 18 in Southwest Florida

Dads will have a blast this weekend celebrating their day in Southwest Florida!

The areas of Cape Coral, Fort Myers, and Naples are filled with events, activities and things to do this Father's Day weekend. There will be truck Shows, live entertainment , food and drink events and fun for the entire family.

Events in Cape Coral

Truck, Jeep and SUV Show

This is a show for all years of Trucks, Jeeps and SUV’s only and children can enter their battery powered ride on toys (Power Wheels) to show. There will be a dedicated Show Truck parking area. There will be door prizes, a 50/50 drawing, food and drinks for purchase.

Date: Saturday 06/17/17 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

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9th Annual Summer Sizzler 5K Race

All runners are welcome at this year's summer Sizzler 5K Race. Come out, have a great run,The Course Races begin and end at Jaycee Park at the end of Beach Parkway in Cape Coral alongside the Caloosahatchee River.

Date: Saturday 06/17/17 starting at 7:00 am

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Events in Fort Myers

Music Walk

The beautiful downtown Fort Myers River District comes alive the third Friday of every month with live music at over a dozen venues, including restaurants, galleries, and bars, plus a variety of street performers. Music Walk venues showcase a range of music. The event is the largest monthly of its kind regionally.

Date: Friday 06/16/17 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

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Father's Day at Edison & Ford Winter Estates

All dads are invited to come see Edison Ford for free on Father's Day. This is a great way for visitors to enjoy the day with their fathers! The free admission includes a self-guided audio tour of the winter estates homes, Inventions Museum, National Chemical Landmark Laboratory and more than 20 acres of gardens. 

Date: Sunday 06/18/17 this is an all day event

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Father's Day at the Shell Factory

The Shell Factory is celebrating Father's Day. They will be hosting a special Father's Day cookout with free miniature golf for the whole family. Dad's get in with free admission and also a free zip-line!

Date: 06/18/17 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

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Rock the Warehouse Night at Six Bends

Continuing the monthly Bike Night series featuring live music with Electric Mud. They will have limited edition T-shirts, burnout pit, jumpstart, food trucks, craft beer, vendor alley bikers games and exclusive giveaways. A bike show will take place in front of the dealership.

Date: Saturday 06/17/17 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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"Splish Splash Summer" Story and Signing Time

What a nice way to encourage your kids to continue reading when school is out. Take a trip to the Southern Fresh Farms for a very special kickoff into summer reading with the "Splish Splash" Story and Signing time. Put on your sunscreen and wear something you don't mind getting a little wet. "Under the Sea" theme stories, songs and sign language, crafts, water play activities.

Date: Friday 06/16/17 at 10:00 am

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Farm to Glass

Get ready for a day of farm, food, music, and beer at The Southern Fresh Farm. There will be live music, food trucks, playground for the kids, farm animals, and a farmers market. This should be a fun event for the entire family. 

Date: Saturday 06/17/17 from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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Laser Light Show at Planetarium

Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium will be hosting its popular Laser Light Show for June Solstice: The rock-n-roll and mythically-inspired laser shows in Planetarium are fun for all ages. 

Dates: June 16-18 and June 23-25, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with evening showings at 7:00 pm, 8:00 pm, 9:00 pm and 10:00 pm.  

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Rhythm on the River Father's Day Event at Edison Ford

The June Rhythm on the River event at Edison & Ford Winter Estates will celebrate Father's Day a little early with food, drinks and music on June 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. This will be a special event for Dads, they will be celebrating with craft beer and bratwurst from Pinchers, live music with Steve Farst and, of course, the spectacular sunset and river view!

Date: Friday 06/16/17 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

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Events in Naples

Longnecks for Longnecks at the Naples Zoo

In honor of World Giraffe Day (official day June 21), South Street City Oven and Grill is partnering with Naples Zoo to host "Longnecks for Longnecks", a fun play on words for bottled beer and giraffes. For every longneck beer sold during this event, South Street will donate $1.00 to Naples Zoo for giraffe conservation! Don't miss this chance to enjoy a cold brew for a great cause! There will also be fun "giraffles" and giveaways!

Date: Saturday 06/17/17 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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Naples Bridal Expo

Naples Bridal Expo - the areas best boutique wedding show - is coming to the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point. 

Date: Sunday 06/18/17 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

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Star Dance at the NPAC

I’m a STAR is a musical theater production for people with physical and intellectual disabilities- the first of its kind. The NPAC's I'm a STAR cast will showcase their individual and group talents with the application of the three performing arts: dance, drama and music. 

Date: Saturday 06/17/17 at 2:00 pm

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