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5 Things to do this Weekend, February 2nd to 4th in Southwest Florida

Posted at 1:50 PM, Feb 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-01 13:50:09-05

Southwest Florida always offer something fun for the entire family. 

Here is our list of events and things to do this weekend in the areas of Fort Myers, Alva and Bonita Springs.  

ArtFest Fort Myers

Fort Myers, FL - Southwest Florida’s Premier Art Festival on the waterfront in historic downtown Fort Myers. There will be exceptional art, entertainment and children’s art activities. At ArtFest, you’ll discover high-quality, Made-in-USA original art by more than 200 artists. Whether you’re a new or experienced art lover, you’ll find something wonderful to add to your personal collection. This is a highly selective juried show. You’ll get to meet the artists, face-to-face. Refresh yourself with delightful food and music. And have fun with the whole family. 

Event day and time: From Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th see website for event time

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1st Annual Strawberry Festival  

Alva, FL - 31 Produce will be hosting their first ever Strawberry Festival! There will be face painting, a petting zoo, mining, balloon twisting, vendors, live music by the Ben Allen Band from 12pm-3pm, a special appearance by the Whispering Pines Clydesdales from and drink. There will also be a Strawberry Pie eating contest at 11:30am with a cash prize of $100! Free admission to the event, $5 for parking. 

Event day and time: Saturday 3rd from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

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Bonita Springs Wine Fest and Craft Cocktail Social

Bonita Springs, FL - This year will celebrate with over 30+ wines from around the world. Also being featured will be Florida-based craft cocktails, spirits and liquors. Wines and cocktails may be tasted with the “Unlimited” wrist band ticket or pay per individual tastes. Live music will be on stage throughout the event, so bring a lawn chair to enjoy the music after the tasting. Full meals will also be served in the park separately. This event is organized by the Rotary Club of Bonita Beach Sunset, and the proceeds go to the Foundation of Bonita Beach Sunset Rotary. Please arrange for a designated driver! Admission to the park is free. 

Event day and time: Saturday 5th from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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Pony and Unicorn Day at the Farm

Fort Myers, FL - Southern Fresh Farms will be hosting a fun day of pony rides, courtesy of All Small Ponies which is a rescue out Punta Gorda. Some of the ponies will be dressed as unicorns. There will also be vendors on site, food and drinks available for purchase and the original farm animals to visit! This is a free to attend event, $2 per ride. 

Event day and time: Saturday 3rd from 10:0 am to 3:00 pm

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Millennial Vegan Food Truck Rally

Fort Myers, FL - The Millennial Brewing Company is bringing back the best vegan food trucks and restaurants in SWFL for a night built around vegans who love to eat! The food vendor list includes: Meals/Bites, Chef Brooke's Natural Cafe, Dairy Free Island, Mora Pizza, BuddhaBlends Food Truck, Irene's Dream, Living Vine Organic Cafe, Café YOU, Angelic Desserts Bakery and Coffee Shop, The Vegan Knife, Ciambella Vegan Donuts, Nester by Nature, Kava Culture Bar. Live music by Steve Farst! Craft beer, cider, wine and cocktails are on the menu as well for the evening. 

Event day and time: Saturday 3rd from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm

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