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6 Things to do This Weekend, March 1st to 3rd in Southwest Florida

Posted at 10:43 AM, Feb 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-28 10:43:04-05

The weekend is almost here; and we have 6 options of activities in Southwest Florida to liven up your free time!

Art Walk Lee County Students Showcase
Fort Myers, FL - The Fort Myers River District Alliance (RDA) is hosting their monthly Art Walk event on the historic streets of downtown Fort Myers. The featured artist will be Lee County Students! More than 40 schools will be participating in the event. Performances include jazz and garage bands, musical groups, dance troupes, chorus, theater and visual arts. The evening will highlight the best performing groups and talents of our youth; with a beautiful background all in one place. Eight performing stages and 18 visual arts booths throughout downtown will give participants the opportunity to enjoy all genres of art. Downtown restaurants and shops will be open throughout the event. Free parking and trolley service is available at Publix, West First Street, across from First Watch. The trolley will run from 5 – 9:30 p.m. and will run on a continuous loop from downtown to the parking lot.

Event day and time: Friday, March 1st; from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

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SWFL Lee County Fair
Fort Myers, FL - The Southwest Florida and Lee County Fair is back with food, fun and rides for the whole family! Free Shows include: Eudora Farms Petting Zoo, Sea Lions Splash, Ron Diamond Hypnosis Magic, Matt's Family Jam, Billy Elvis Lindsey, Conjurer, Marc Dobson, One Man Band, Lady Houdini, The Moogician and Tadpole the Clown. Don't miss out on the 4H competitions, the livestock in the barns, creative living inside the Civic Center and much more! Vendors will also be in the Civic Center along with the School Booths. Kids 5 and under are free and parking is also free!

Event day and time: From February 28th to March 10th.

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8th Annual Naples Craft Beer Fest
Naples, FL - The 8th Annual Naples Craft Beer Fest will be held on March 2, 2019. Over 100 craft beers with local restaurant food pairings and live music by Nautilus- featuring Brett Foreman. Tickets are presale only.

Event day and time: Saturday March 2nd from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

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2019 Bark-A-Que
Naples, FL - Bark-A-Que is back, and better than ever! Join Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs at North Collier Regional Park in Naples, Florida on Saturday, March 2nd and see the #BenAllenBand LIVE in concert, enjoy an amazing lunch provided by #MissionBBQ and so much more! #CATCountry107.1 will be broadcasting live, enjoy a fantastic silent auction, raffles, and get a chance to talk to some of our recipients and meet their #ServiceDogs. All proceeds from this event will go toward helping another deserving recipient receive a Service Dog.

Event day and time: Saturday March 2nd from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

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Asian Food Festival
Fort Myers, FL - Japanese Ramen and Sushi, Chinese Lo Mein and Eggrolls, Filipino Pancit and Lumpia, Korean BBQ, Butter Chicken, Curry and more. Enjoy all your favorites from the most amazing food region on the planet. We’re celebrating the best of Asian and Pacific Island cultures at our Asian Food Festival. Free entry and free parking!

Event day and time: Friday, March 1st from 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm

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15th Annual Cape Coral Irish American Festival
Cape Coral, FL - The Cape Coral Irish American Club will hold it’s 15th Annual Irish Festival! Enjoy 2 days of continuous Irish entertainment along with games, art and crafts, vendors, raffles, food, refreshments, and of course, Irish beer!

Event day and time: Saturday March 2nd and Sunday March 3rd. From 11:00 am to 8:30 pm

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