11th Annual Pirate Festival


Times Sqaure & Old San Carlos Blvd.

Named the #2 Pirate Festival in the Country by USA Today, this event attracts thousands of people to enjoy the pirate bazaar, live music & performances, exhilarating live ship battles, children’s activities and the jolly Pub Quest (21+ event).Times Square & Old San Carlos Blvd.

4th of July Fireworks 

Time: 8:45 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
The annual fireworks display from the fishing pier on Fort Myers Beach!

The Matanzas Pass Bridge will be closed from 9:30pm to 11pm to oncoming traffic.  So you can get off the island but not on.



New Years Eve & Birthday 

Date: December 31, 2017

Celebrate the birthday of the Town of Fort Myers Beach & New Year's Eve at Time Square. Festivities Live music will be played throughout the day.  Ball drop is at midnight followed by fireworks off of the pier. Be aware the bridge will be closed ONLY to oncoming traffic from 12:15am to 1:15 am during the fireworks.

Lovers Key Nautical Flea Market & Boat Show

Date: Feb 9 - 11th, 2018

Sponsored by the Friends of Lovers Key & the Rotary Club of Bonita Springs.  
The Nautical Flea Market & Boat Show will feature nautical exhibitors selling arts, crafts, clothing, fishing and cruising equipment and other items for the boating and Florida lifestyle, as well as boat dealers.


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31st Annual American Sand Sculpting Championship


One of the biggest events of its kind in the United States! Nearly 50,000 attendees will pass through the gates over the course of 10 days making it the largest championship in the United States. Held on the beach behind The Wyndam Garden Hotel, 6890 Estero Blvd. , 10am -5pm daily


St. Patrick's Day Parade

Date: March 17th, 2018

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held on March 17th beginning at 10:00 a.m. The route will be from Santini Marina Plaza North on Estero Blvd. to the Church of the Ascension. Estero Blvd. will be closed for approximately 1 hour starting at 9:45.

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4th of July Parade & Patriotic Event

Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM 
Come enjoy the annual 4th of July Parade on Fort Myers Beach!  The parade will run along Estero Blvd. between School St. and the the Time Square area.  The Matanzas Pass bridge will be closed from approximately 9:30am to noon. The Parade starts at 10am.

29th Annual Fort Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade

Enjoy Christmas Spirit at the 29th Annual Fort Myers Beach Boat Parade. The parade will pass through Mantanzas Harbor and the first two canals of Siesta Isles.

The parade time is from 6:00 pm. to 8:00 pm. Route Map is available. Please email me for that.

Paint the Beach Festival


Artists from across the country come & experience all Fort Myers Beach has to offer and create paintings of & on our beautiful tropical islands! Public is invited to observe this challenging form of open air painting as artists compete all week long throughout Fort Myers Beach. 


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