This is the weekend to do some food and beer tasting in Southwest Florida.
Here is the list of out top 5 events and things to do in Southwest Florida this weekend. The activities include taste of local restaurants' food, art walk in the River District, a fun and entertaining bazaar, a food truck war and a craft beer and fine food festival. Enjoy!
Fort Myers, FL- Whether it’s your first time or you’re a seasoned guest, come and enjoy a day of food, fun and music in the sun at the 35th Annual Taste of the Town! Each year there is a great selections of local restaurants that participate by offering small “tastes” off their menu. Taste of the Town is the Junior League of Fort Myers' annual fundraiser held the first Sunday of November each year. This will be a family fun event with good local food, and live music all to raise money to give back to the community through various projects. Enjoy Face Painters and balloon animals throughout the day.
Event day and time: Sunday 5th from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Fort Myers, FL - An evening of Visual Arts Gallery Openings and More! Eleven art galleries invite locals and visitors to a self-guided walking tour throughout the Downtown Fort Myers River District core and the Gardner’s Park area. Arts enthusiasts can “Meet the Artist” at most of the art galleries and enjoy the live art demonstrations throughout the River District.
Event time: Friday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Cape Coral, FL - There is going to be fun for all ages this Sunday at the Jaycee park in Cape Coral. There will be a variety of vendors, custom crafts, local businesses, delicious food, face painting & more! Live entertainment provided by the lovely Barbara Rea, singing your favorite folk and classic rock and the very talented MFYF band. Feel free to bring chairs or a blanket and spend the day at the beautiful Jaycee Park. Dodgeball2you will be there providing a fun & safe Mobile dodgeball arena for all ages to play! This is a family friendly, free admission event.
Event day and time: Sunday 5th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Naples, FL - The Naples Pelican Bay Rotary Club will be hosting a Food Truck War at the Shoppes of Vanderbilt. There will be over 40 food trucks competing in categories including: Casual Cuisine, Delectable Dessert, People's’ Choice Award, Top Food Sales and Ticket Taker Award. Also at this event will be: -100+ Exotic and Luxury automobiles competing for $500 Cash -Fire Truck Pull Contest, teams competing to pull an actual truck -Kids Zone -Entertainment including live local music, craft beer garden featuring top local brewers, VIP wine cave which include complimentary wine tasting and Stella beer, silent auction, raffle, hand-rolled cigar booth. Event proceeds benefit Collier County charities and Irma Hurricane relief in Collier County.
Event day and time: Sunday 5th from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Marco Island, FL - Come to the Marco Island Craft Beer and Fine Food Festival and experience a great afternoon with more than 25 Craft Beers from six Florida breweries, paired with 20+ food samples from six great Marco Island restaurants. Enjoy great live music as you sample, taste and enjoy an afternoon at the beautiful Esplanade center overlooking Smokehouse Bay.
Event day and time: Sunday 5th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm