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5 Things to do this Weekend December 1st to 3rd in Southwest Florida

Posted: 3:09 PM, Nov 28, 2017
Updated: 2017-11-30 17:18:48Z
5 Things to do this Weekend in SWFL
5 Things to do this Weekend in SWFL
5 Things to do this Weekend in SWFL
5 Things to do this Weekend in SWFL
5 Things to do this Weekend in SWFL

Snow in Florida? yes, it is all possible here in Southwest Florida. 

Check out our list of events and things to do this weekend in the areas of Fort Myers,  Cape Coral, and Naples. There will be seasonal festivals, markets, camps, art walks and many more activities for the entire family. 

Naples Snow Fest 

Naples, FL - Collier County Parks & Recreation will be hosting their annual Snowfest event at Golden Gate Community Center! No matter what the "real" weather is that day, snow will be in the forecast to celebrate the winter holiday. There will be the snow, of course, and other features include: • Santa’s Selfies at Santa’s South Pole • Mrs. Claus’s Kitchen • Giant Inflatable Slide • Bounce Houses • Giant Laser Tag • Giant Inflatable Rock Wall • Entertainment • Carnival Rides and Games. This event was established in 1985 with the concept of giving the community the thrill of getting to play in snow in 80-degree weather. The event has many attractions, but the leading attraction is the 100 tons of snow. Other attractions include a full scale carnival, entertainment, hands on arts and crafts, food vendors and much more.

Event day and time: Saturday 2nd from 3:00 am to 9:00 pm

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Cape Coral Festival of Lights

Cape Coral, FL - For more than 26 years, Cape Coral has hosted the largest Holiday celebration between Tampa and Miami. More than 20,000 family, friends and neighbors will gather together to ring in the holiday season. Lots of Holiday fun including the LCEC official tree lighting and Santa's arrival, Kidz street play area, train ride, snowdrift slide, over 20 holiday performances on 4 stages and a holiday food drive for the Cape Coral Caring Center. There will be 3 food courts of festival foods, beer and soda. Over 40 businesses & organizations will take part with lots of giveaways and special offers. This event is free and open to the entire community. 

Event day and time: Saturday 2nd from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm

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Christkindlmarkt Holiday Craft Market 

Cape Coral, FL - The German American Social Club will be hosting a Holiday Craft Show called Christkindlmarkt! There will be vendors featuring holiday gifts, a horse draw carriage offering wagon rides, train rides, games and other rides for children, Christmas carols, German and other international foods, beer garden with holiday flavors and several performers for live entertainment all day. This is a free to attend event. 

Event day and time: Saturday 2nd from 12:00 am to 8:00 pm

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Camp out at Jaycee Park

Cape Coral, FL - Enjoy a fun night of camping with your family under the trees along the shore of this beautiful riverside park. Bring bikes and scooters and do your own thing or join the organized games. There will be a community campfire after dark for s'mores and kids activities. BYO tent, family, food, and camping gear. This is the easiest camping you are ever going to get! 

Event day and time: From Saturday 2nd at 2:00 pm until Sunday 3rd at 10:00 am.

The cost is just $20 per tent; however, limited sites are available. Registration deadline is 11/28 or when space is full.

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Art Walk 

Fort Myers, FL - A must do in the River District social scene is the monthly Art Walk. Always on the First Friday, visit the many exciting galleries, exhibitions, and performances. Free to the public with many venues featuring additional attractions and specials.

Event day and time: Friday 1st from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

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