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7 Things to do this Weekend, November 8th to 11th in Southwest Florida

Posted at 11:28 AM, Nov 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-07 11:28:00-05

There are so many events happening this weekend in SWFL!

We just couldn't include only 5 events, so we've added two more events for our list of things to do this weekend in Southwest Florida; and all the fun starts from tomorrow, Thursday Nov. 8th. Enjoy your weekend SWFL!

Cape Coral Coconut Festival

Cape Coral, FL - One of the most popular events in Cape Coral is coming back to the Sun Splash Family Waterpark! The Coconut Festival is a nutty 4 day event that features national performers, community entertainment, carnival rides, fireworks, food, vendors, games, craft beer garden, live entertainment, cirque acts, Polynesian dancers, stilt walkers, shows and performances. Highlights of the event include 2 nights of national entertainment on the Main Stage with Classic Rock and Country with an amazing fireworks display to end the night. The Coconut Festival offers a long weekend full of family fun for residents and visitors from all over; making memories, celebrating & going a little "coconuts".

Event day and time: From Thursday Nov. 8th to Sunday 11th see website for schedule.

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Cape Coral Veterans Day Parade

Cape Coral, FL - Join us as the community honors our American Heroes and pays tribute to those who lost their lives, those who served honorably and those who are still proudly serving our country. The Veteran's Day Celebration is a cooperative effort of the City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation and other local supporters. This year's parade will be on Cape Coral Parkway beginning at 2:00pm. Parade route is westbound from Del Prado to Chester Street. This year's Grand Marshal is Retired Marine Sgt. Bob Collum.

Event day and time: Sunday 11th from 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm

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Fort Myers Fair at Fenway South

Fort Myers, FL - The 2018 Fair at Fenway South returns for two fun-filled weekends November 9 -11 & November 15th -18th. With all your favorite rides, games, tasty fair food and award-winning free entertainment shows for the entire family. Visit for money saving offers and the complete entertainment lineup. See you at the Fair!

Event day and time: From Friday 9th to Sunday 11th 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm

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Bike Night at The River District 

Fort Myers, FL - Six Bends Harley Davidson invites you to enjoy the sights of hundreds of motorcycles displayed along the downtown streets while listening to live bands. Free to the public with many venues featuring specials.

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

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The MS Center's Great Amazing Race

Fort Myers, FL - Start Your Team Today! Get your family and friends onboard to support your team. Challenge your Brain and Brawn to complete 10 different obstacles, all while helping an Amazing mission to improve the quality of life for the over 2500 people in SWFL who suffer from multiple sclerosis. First place race winners will receive two roundtrip tickets on Southwest Airlines. Second and third place winners will also receive great prizes! OR You can start a “Virtual Team”! You don’t have to physically compete to help us raise funds. Virtual team winners will also receive great prizes!

Event day and time: Saturday 10th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

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Fawcett Memorial Hospital Health Extravaganza

Punta Gorda, FL - Fawcett Memorial Hospital is hosting a free Health Extravaganza to include inflatable brain & heart exhibits, blood pressure screenings, hands only CPR demos, stroke risk assessments, healthy food tastings, surgical robot demos, mini doctor talks, lung function assessments, grip and coordination tests, and experts in joint, spine, cardiac, oncology, surgery & more! Reservations are recommended, please call 941.624.4441 to register.

Event day and time: Thursday 8th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

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Taste of the Islands

Sanibel, FL - CROW's 37th Taste of the Islands will be held on November 11, 2018 at the Sanibel Community Park! What a great way to try out samples of foods from many of Sanibel and Captiva's restaurants, plus live music!

Event day and time: Sunday 11th from 12:30 pm to 5:00 pm

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