It's Fiesta time in Southwest Florida!. Get ready to eat, play, ride bikes, listen to good music and even do some bellydancing and have lots of fun this weekend all across Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Naples, Bonita Springs, Golden Gate, Sanibel and Estero.
Attractions ranging from cinco de mayo celebrations, food festivals, golf tournament, bike rodeo, art walk, concerts, live entertainment, farmers markets and more!
EVENTS IN BONITA SPRINGS
The City of Bonita Springs is inviting the community to their first Fiesta Bonita Spring 2017 to celebrate and recognize the almost 22% of the total Bonita Springs population who are of Hispanic descend. There will be live music, traditional food, games, play zones and so much more!
Date: Saturday, 05/06/17 from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
Gather up your favorite foursome for a fun day out on the greens at Spring Run Golf Club. Proceeds from the event directly benefits the community programs for at-risk youth. With your participation, children in the community will be able to participate in the arts!
Date: Friday 05/05/17. Registration starts at 7:45 am
EVENTS IN CAPE CORAL
Charity Fundraiser - Taco Eating Contest and Piñata Bashing to benefit "HOPE HOSPICE". Parking Lot Party Fun including Cornhole and Outside Bar and Grill!
Date: Friday 05/05/17 from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Get ready for an evening of shopping, networking, and an awesome Tribal Bellydance show. There will be dancers coming from all over the world to attend the 2017 Tribal Quest Summit; and you will be able to enjoy their talents. Light refreshments will be served; cash bar.
Date: Saturday 05/06/17 from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
The Yacht Club Pool will partner with the Cape Coral Police and Fire Departments to present a day of water safety education and awareness. Event highlights will include contests, door prizes, pool fencing and alarm vendors, water rescue and CPR demos, life jacket safety, sun safety station, drowning prevention information and the chance to win a swim lesson for your child! In addition to plenty of door prize giveaways, There will also be a coloring contest in which the winner gets a prize and his or her design featured on the backpacks for next year's event! Refreshments will be available for purchase. This is a free event!
Date: Saturday 05/06/17 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
EVENTS IN ESTERO
Join Miromar Outlets and La Bamba Real Mexican Food Restaurant & Tequila Bar for an exciting Cinco de Mayo Celebration; including live entertainment, a Margarita Crawl, a chance to win exciting prizes, and more!
Date: Friday 05/05/17 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
EVENTS IN FORT MYERS
Bring lots of appetite to Fort Myers Beach this weekend and get ready to enjoy tasty samples from local area restaurants as well as great live entertainment at the 22nd Annual Taste of the Beach!. There will be volunteer opportunities, volunteers receive free admission, 10 complimentary food tickets and free water.
Date: Sunday 05/07/17 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Enjoy this Concert Series at Top Rocker Field at Six Bends Harley Davidson, where local country artists come together to give you the Ultimate Cinco de Mayo celebration! Bring your family, friends and lawn chairs to enjoy authentic and specialty food and drink at the most unique venue in Southwest Florida!
Date: Friday 05/05/17 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Get ready to ride your bicycle this weekend in Southwest Florida at the Critical Mass; this is a collection of cyclists young and old, casual and competitive that come together to enjoy riding bikes and sharing good times. There will be fun and well organized group bike rides from Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Sanibel Island, Northeast Fort Myers, Estero and LaBelle.
Date: Friday 05/05/17 at 7:00 pm
Comics, Cards and Stuff will be celebrating their 16th annual Free Comic Book Day! It's an annual event where they give away a selection of specially produced comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their store, with no purchase required. Come dressed as your favorite superhero! This event will also feature raffles, charity auction, costume contest, special giveaways, along with appearances by several "super heroes" and Star Wars Stormtroopers!
Date: Saturday 05/06/17 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Every first Friday of the month fourteen 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. Art enthusiasts can "Meet the Artists" at most of the art galleries and enjoy the live art demonstrations throughout the River District!
Date: Friday 05/05/17 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Supporting specialty, conventional and organic growers, foodies, local businesses and our neighbors!. Come and shop for seafood, fish, fresh baked breads, organic local coffee, wonderfully crafted handmade soaps, and fresh fruits and vegetables!
Dates: Every Friday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
EVENTS IN GOLDEN GATE
The Collier County Sheriff's Office and North Collier Fire Control & Rescue District will host a free Safety Fair and Bike Rodeo. Children ages 5-12 will learn the proper way to bike and will also enjoy meeting with Mounted Patrol, Crime Prevention, SWAT, Aviation and Bomb Squad units and the NCFC's K-9 Search and Rescue Team. There will be free activities, games, a bounce house and much more.
Date: Saturday 05/06/17 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
EVENTS IN NAPLES
The annual Spring CityFest kicks off on May 5th in Downtown Naples with 9 days filled with arts, music, theater, tours, festivals and so much more. Hosted by Fifth Avenue South, Third Street South, Old Naples Waterfront (including Tin City); Crayton Cove, and Venetian Village.
Dates: From May 5th to May 14th
Explore the entire Artis—Naples campus, with art and activities for all ages! Free activities include live music, an instrument petting zoo for kids and access to all museum exhibitions and galleries.
Date: Sunday 05/07/17 from noon to 4:00 pm
This market overflows with fresh produce, flowers, pastas, cheeses, seafood, grass-fed beef, pastries & baked goods, prepared foods, jams, relishes, fresh roasted coffee beans and much more. Music, coffee, dog treats, and much more. Perfect for all the family including your pet!
Dates: Every Saturday, from 7:30 am to 11:30 pm
EVENTS IN SANIBEL
Be ready to enjoy a fun weekend with a cause in the beautiful Sanibel. This event strives to aid children in need, and will feature current and former NFL, NBA, MLB, PGA, Olympic and Collegiate athletes. The weekend includes many evolving events where attendees, sponsors, and guests interact with one another and experience one-on-one time with the champions. All proceeds of this event will go directly to an organization that helps children.
Dates: From Thursday 04/05/17 (signing day) to Saturday 05/06/17. Events time varies, see website for info.