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COME FOR A REASON, A SEASON OR A FESTIVAL

Make your reservations at The Lighthouse Resort Inn & Suites and join in the festivities!

MARCH

Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Festival

Two days of festivities pay homage to Ft. Myers Beach’s harvest of sweet pink shrimp. This event includes Blessing of the Shrimp Boat Fleet, a parade and the local Lions Club boiling up 1,000 pounds of Florida shrimp! Other activities include a 5K Treasure Run, Kids Run and crowning of the Shrimp Queen.
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Spring Training

Fort Myers has two major league teams who travel to the area for Spring Training. The Boston Red Soxopens in a new window play at JetBlue Park and The Minnesota Twinsopens in a new window play at Hammond Stadium. Both stadiums are an easy drive from Lighthouse Inn. Click the links above to check out the Spring Training schedules for both teams. During the summer, Hammond Stadium also is home to Grapefruit League pro team, Fort Myers Miracleopens in a new window.

St Patrick’s Day Parade

Throw on your favorite shade of green and hit the streets of Fort Myers Beach to celebrate St.Paddy’s Day. Indulge in the spirit of the holiday with food, drinks (of course), entertainment, and shopping. Enjoy the Fort Myers Beach St. Patrick’s Day paradeopens in a new window from any spot along the parade route, which stretches from Santini Marina Plaza to the to Church of The Ascension. Head back to the Lighthouse Resort Tiki Bar for the best St. Patrick’s Day celebration on Fort Myers Beach.

APRIL

Taste of the Beach

The annual Taste of the Beach event  is a popular food and skills competition of local restaurants. This is a fun filled event that is a must see for all visitors! www.tasteoffortmyersbeach.comopens in a new window

JUNE

Fort Myers Beach Open Water Festival

During this popular event swimmers from the United States and Canada compete in a variety of races including 5K, 10K, 25 K and World Trials

JULY

4th of July Fireworks

See spectacular fireworks over the Gulf of Mexico.

OCTOBER

Pirate Festival

This is one of the largest and most exciting events on Fort Myers Beach, complete with costume contests, food and fun for pirates of all ages. This year’s festival will feature a pirate invasion, fight ring and ship-to-shore battle with black powder cannon and small arms fire!

Entertainment will include pirate crews, actors, storytellers and musicians.

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Roy Hobbs Baseball Tournament

Named after the fictional character from the movie The Natural, this league emphasizes competitive play, family activities and community service. The season culminates in the Roy Hobbs World Series. It’s an exciting time for fans of “America’s Game”!

For dates and details, see: www.royhobbs.comopens in a new window

NOVEMBER

American Sandsculpting Championship

The Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce is proud to present this family-friendly festival annually each November. It’s one of the most popular events in all of Florida. The talent of the sculptors combines with the soft, sugar-white sands of Fort Myers Beach to create a visual spectacle that draws approximately 50,000 attendees over the course of five days. The winning sculptor wins an invitation to the world championships.
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DECEMBER

Christmas Boat Parade

Usually the first Saturday of December, the parade leaves Pink Shell Marina at approximately 6 pm. Great viewing can be found along the bay at Snug Harbor, Matanzas Inn, Bonita Bill’s, the bridge and the Siesta Bay canals.

Fort Myers Beach New Year’s Eve Celebration

Celebrate the New Year with music, dancing, food, drink and a spectacular midnight fireworks display.