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5 Things to do this Weekend, November 16th to 18th in Southwest Florida

5 Things to do this weekend in SWFL
Posted at 12:48 PM, Nov 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-15 14:37:48-05

Perfect weather this weekend for all the outdoor activities happening in SWFL.

You won't want to stay at home this weekend! Get out there and enjoy all the events that will be happening in Southwest Florida. Have a great time! 

American Sand Sculpting Championship Festival

Fort Myers Beach, FL - It is time for the 32nd Annual American Sand Sculpting Championship and Beach Festival in Fort Myers Beachl! This year’s Championship promises to be exciting and inspiring, and will be the largest sand sculpting competition in the United States. This is a fun-filled event that will include World Class Master Sand Sculptors, as well as amateurs. Other highlights include Quick Sand Speed Sculpting, Sand Sculpting Demonstrations, a kids activity area, music and a vendor village. There will also be food and beverages available for purchase. 

Event day and time: From Friday 16th to Sunday 25th 

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Fort Myers Boat Show

Fort Myers, FL - The 46th Annual Fort Myers Boat Show will take place Thursday Nov. 15 through Sunday Nov. 18, in the heart of the “River District” along the Caloosahatchee River in Downtown Fort Myers. With a booming marine industry along with redevelopment in the downtown area, the show’s redesigned and expanded layout features more boats, products, and services than ever. Attractive displays will be set up all along the river stretching from Centennial Park through Downtown along Edwards Drive to the City Yacht Basin. Plenty of convenient parking will be available less than a half mile from the show in the large grass lot at First Street and Altamont Avenue (next to Publix). Parking is just $5 and a free shuttle will bring attendees quickly to the show entrance. Admission is $12 per person, and children 15 and younger are free with a paid adult admission.

Event day and time: From Thursday 15th to Sunday 18th

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Music Walk

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 16th from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

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Edison Garden Festival

Fort Myers, FL - Don’t miss the 10th annual Edison Ford Garden Festival. Dozens of vendors from all over Florida will have unique plants and garden related items for sale. The Edison Ford Garden Shoppe will be feature hundreds of plants found growing in the surrounding botanical gardens. Aside from the incredible plants, don’t miss: Garden art Crafts Jewelry Ice cream Live music Hand-crafted beer made using fruit from Edison Ford trees Food trucks, including barbecue, hot dogs, and popcorn Kids activity area Master Gardeners “Ask the Expert” table Garden Council staff to answer Garden Club questions Please bring your wagon or carts to load up. A plant holding and pick-up area will be available. There is no parking or admission fee to visit the garden festival (does not include tours of the estates).

Event day and time: Saturday 17th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

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Taste of Bonita

Bonita Springs, FL - The Rotary Club of Bonita Naples will be hosting the 25th annual Taste of Bonita at Riverside Park. Featured at this event will be samples from several local area restaurants and live music. 

Event day and time: Saturday 17th from 11:30 am to 9:00 pm

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