5 Things to do this weekend in Southwest Florida
Cape Coral, FL - The Cape Coral Christmas Boat Parade will feature over 20+ boats decorated with Christmas lights, inflatables and costumed characters as they line up in Bimini Basin for the start of the parade, which first passes by the beach before heading down various canals in South Cape Coral. Following the boat parade will be a movie in the park. There will also be food vendors, Christmas music, crafts for the kids and a visit from Santa Claus. Also being featured will be a free showing on the big screen after the parade ''How The Grinch Stole Christmas''.
Event day and time: Saturday 16th from 4:00 to 10:00 pm
Cape Coral, FL - Enjoy a delicious breakfast with Santa Claus and make holiday ornaments and crafts in the Yacht Club Ballroom. Santa will be available for pictures and each child will receive a goodie bag. Admission is $10.00 per adult and $8.00 per child. Infants under 2 are free. Advanced registration is required. Phone 239-574-0806
Event day and time: Saturday 16th from 8:00 am to 10:00 am
Fort Myers, FL - The River District comes alive on the third Friday of the month as local and regional musicians line the streets. From jazz and blues to rock & roll, many genres can be heard and vary each month. Free to the public with many venues featuring additional attractions and specials.
Event day and time: Friday 15th from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Fort Myers, FL - Holiday Nights with Santa portraits, decorated trail, campfire with marshmallows, crafts & games and more. Get 50% discount to the 6 pm Holiday Music Laser Show if you are attending the Holiday Nights event.
Event day and time: From Friday 15th to Sunday 17th 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Naples, FL - Zoo guests can enjoy meet and greet opportunities with Santa and one of his elves during this 2 day event. In addition to special visits with Santa, the animal residents will receive holiday-themed enrichment all weekend. Guests will see Malayan tigers and South African lions clawing into beautifully decorated presents, monkeys puzzling over their holiday surprises, the giraffe herd munching on their leafy treats, and many other animals enjoying holiday-related delicacies with a wild twist.
Event day and time: Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm