LifestyleTaste and See SWFL


5 Things to do this Weekend, February 8th to 10th in Southwest Florida

Posted at 3:12 PM, Feb 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-05 16:28:08-05

We have the lineup ready for your weekend activities in Southwest Florida, take a look!

Edison Ford Winter Garden Festival
Fort Myers, FL - For anyone who enjoys gardening, this is a must-see event! Dozens of plant and garden vendors will have booths under the Banyan and other historic trees all around the museum and lab. This is an opportunity to shop for hard-to-find plants that grow successfully in Southwest Florida. The Edison Garden Shoppe will also have many plants, trees, herbs and garden-related items available for sale. Plant vendors and Edison Ford horticulturists will be on hand to answer gardening questions and help you with your selections. Food trucks and live music will be on site too, so come out and spend the day shopping for plants! Event and parking are free.

Event day and time: Saturday, February 9 and Sunday 10; from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

See directions below

Festival of Lights Junior Parade
Fort Myers, FL - Florida’s largest youth parade showcases the creativity and talents of hundreds of Southwest Florida children and their families. Over 100 units including floats, marching bands, dancers, street performers, clowns and dignitaries parade their way around the Downtown River District. The annual event has been taking place in Southwest Florida since the 1940’s and gets better every year! The Junior Parade is held during the day and is a smaller version of the Grand Parade. It’s old-fashioned family fun for participants and spectators. Come join us and be part of the tradition!

Event day and time: Sunday, February 10th from 2:30 pm to 4:40 pm

See directions below

AsiaFest Celebration
Fort Myers, FL - The Asian Professionals Association of SWFL presents the 15th Annual SWFL AsiaFest Celebration. The Festival will showcase diverse cultures of countries and ethnic regions from all over Asia. Featuring delectable Asian cuisine, domestic & Asian import beer, enticing specialty vendors, Japanese Taiko Drummers, Chinese lion dance, Korean heritage performance, Philippine dance troupe show, alluring cultural medley dances, martial arts, yoga, featured guest speakers, artists, comedians & more. We encourage you to wear your favorite Asian attire. The best dressed attendee will win a prize. Join our fashion show of cultural pageantry by our lovely local Asian beauties. One of whom will be crowned "Ms. AsiaFest 2019". Bring your chairs, umbrellas & beach throws. There will be games, demonstrations, educational activities & special treats for kids of all ages.

Event day and time: Saturday 9th from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

See directions below

Naples Cars on 5th
Naples, FL - The Naples Chapter of the Ferrari Club of America is proud to announce the 15th Annual Cars on 5th Show in Naples on 5th Ave South! The road will be closed and filled with more than 575 cars, including over 125 Ferraris, as well as many other domestic and international exotics, vintage and American muscle cars, Corvettes, and Porsches that will satisfy any car enthusiast’s must-see list. There will be several new 488GTBs and Spiders on display. The British contingent will include Jaguar, Lotus, Triumph and the stately Bentleys. Porsches will be plentiful including some rare race cars. American cars will not be overshadowed, with over 60 Corvettes and other muscle cars expected. all participants are required to make a $20 donation to St. Matthew’s House to get into the event. Children ages 12 years old and under are free to attend. Friendly leashed pets are welcome.

Event day and time: Saturday, February 9th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

See directions below

Bonita Springs National Art Show
Bonita Springs, FL - The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs will be hosting a fine arts and crafts festival which features the artworks of over 200 National and International artists while supporting the many programs of the Centers for the Arts.

Event day and time: Saturday, February 9th from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

See directions below

FOX 4 News app on Roku

About Us

Watch FOX 4 News coverage on Roku

What's On Tap This Week

Sponsored by Miller Lite