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5 Things to do this Weekend, May 4th to 6th in Southwest Florida

5 Things to do this Weekend in SWFL
5 Things to do this Weekend in SWFL
5 Things to do this Weekend in SWFL
Posted at 11:19 AM, May 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-02 11:19:12-04

Music, food and art, all together in one weekend!

What a great combination to have fun with this weekend in Southwest Florida. Take a look at our pick of 5 things to do this weekend in the areas of Fort Myers and Naples. 

23rd Annual Taste of the Beach

Fort Myers, FL - The Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their annual Taste of the Beach where guests can sample from local area restaurants as well as listen to live entertainment! Restaurants will offer samples of their signature dishes available for purchase and compete for top Taste of the Beach Award honors in the categories of Best Appetizer, Best Beef Dish, Best Seafood Dish, Best Chicken Dish, Best Dessert, Best Decorated Booth, and People’s Choice.

Event day and time: Sunday 6th from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

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Downtown Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Fort Myers, FL - Come with your salsa shoes to the Cinco de Mayo Downtown Fort Myers Fiesta! Free to the public, the event promises fun for the entire family. Enjoy live music from Heat Latin Jazz Band, get your Salsa on with live dancers in the street and groove to the beat of a live DJ. Participate in a spicy taco eating contest (there will be a non-spicy contest for the juniors!), make crafts and get giveaways at the kids' & welcome area, get your face painted and of course, enjoy ice cold Corona & Modelo! Calling all Chihuahua parents! Bring your fur baby Downtown to the welcome tent by Starbucks at 4:30 to be entered into the Chihuahua Walk! There will be prizes for Best Dressed and Most Festive!

Event day and time: Saturday 5th from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm

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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. This is a dog friendly event. 

Event day and time: Friday 4th from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

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Artis-Naples Free Community Day

Naples, FL - The Artis-Naples will be hosting their community event featuring free admission into their facility. There will be activities including face painting, musical instruments and a chance to explore the museum exhibitions and galleries. The youth symphonia and chorus will also be performing. 

Event day and time: Saturday May 5th from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

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34th Annual Taste of Collier

Naples, FL -The Annual Taste Of Collier is a long-standing Naples tradition featuring live music by area musicians, ice-carving demonstrations, cooking competitions with local top chefs and savory samples from over 30 of the best local restaurants in Collier County! To purchase food samples or beverages, you'll need to purchase Food & Beverage Tickets which are sold in sheets of 10 for $10, online or at the event. These tickets are the only accepted currency inside the event, with most samples priced between 1 and 7 tickets. 1 ticket = $1.

Event day and time: Sunday May 6th from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

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