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Spring

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MARCH - Spring Training
Twins and Red Sox
Fort Myers has two major league teams that travel to the area for Spring Training.

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MARCH - Saint Patricks Day
A paradise followed by beach wide parties. Indulge in the spirit of the holiday with food, drinks (of course), entertainment, and shopping!

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MARCH - Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Festival
Two days of festivities. This event includes boiling up 1,000 pounds of Florida sweet shrimp!

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APRIL - Fort Myers Beach Film Festival
Independent film fans and makers come from all over the world to exchange ideas, make new contacts, and enjoy films for five days and five nights.

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MAY - Taste of the Beach
The annual Taste of the Beach event is a fun and popular food and skills competition of local restaurants.

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Summer

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JUNE - Comic Book/Sci Fi Convention
People come from all over to enjoy gaming, costume contests & more! The event takes place in mid June.

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JULY - Independence Day
Week long, beach wide parties and celebrations with a spectacular fireworks show every 4th of July.

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AUGUST - Minor League Baseball
Throughout the month the Miracle play in Fort Myers at Hammond Stadium.

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AUGUST - Art Walk and Music Walk
The Art and Music Walk takes place in downtown Ft. Myers on the 1st and 3rd Friday of every month. The roads truly come alive during the monthly events.

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Fall

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SEPTEMBER - Singer/Songwriter Fest
A 10-day music festival occurs in Southwest Florida. it has drawn some of country music’s greatest singer-songwriters from Nashville and nationwide.

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September - Viva Fort Myers
This event is co-organized by Businesses Supporting Communities and Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in downtown Fort Myers.

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OCTOBER - Roy Hobbs Baseball
World Series baseball tournament play for ages 35 and up, this league’s tournament emphasizes competitive play and community service.

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OCTOBER - Offshore Boat Racing
Roar Offshore Powerboat Racing on Fort Myers Beach is a National Championship Race you can watch from pier or shore.

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NOVEMBER - Sand Sculpture Event
The American Sand Sculpting Championship is a family-friendly festival. It’s the best sand sculpting event in Florida.

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Winter

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DECEMBER - Christmas Boat Parade
Usually the first Saturday of December. The parade can be viewed from several locations on the back bay at dusk.

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DECEMBER - New Years Eve
Celebrate the New Year with music, dancing, food, drinks, beach wide parties, and amazing firework displays.

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JANUARY - Seafood and Music Festival
Enjoy foods cooked fresh onsite with performances on stage by some of Florida’s top musical talents in downtown Fort Myers.

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JANUARY - Arts and Craft Show
Lovers Key Arts and Craft Show is a fun place to take the whole family. It starts mid month and lasts for two days.

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FEBRUARY - SWFL Veg Fest
Come see how easy it is to find healthy plant-based foods in Southwest Florida. Find local sources of eco-friendly and cruelty-free products.

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FEBRUARY - SWFL Wine & Food
This festival features the signature cuisine of extraordinary chefs and taste delicious wines from renowned vintners taking place all over SWFL.

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