Vacation Guide to Southwest Florida

Southwest Florida Social Calendar for 2020-2021

The fundraisers, balls, galas, tournaments, luncheons and a host of other Collier and Lee County events of the social season. Events include the areas of Naples, Marco Island, Bonita Springs, Estero, Cape Coral, Sanibel, Captiva, Fort Myers Beach and Fort Myers. For more information regarding these Southwest Florida events, click on the email or official website links in the event description. Refer to the Gulfshore Life website for other area events and activities. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this year’s social calendar has been significantly reduced. Check back with us to see any updates that are posted subsequently. The master GULFSHORE LIFE social calendar can be found here.

January 2021

11 The Shelter for Abused Women & Children hosts Gentle’men Against Domestic Violence 10th Anniversary Men’s Tailgate Event, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021

16 Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida hosts WINK Feeds Families Hunger Walk, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021

17 Naples Therapeutic Riding Center hosts its Hoof & Hike Poker Run, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021

18 Greater Naples AAUW Charitable Foundation, Inc. hosts The Time is Now MLK Day Dinner Event, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020

21 Guadalupe Center virtually hosts Circtacular: A Live Streaming Event to Benefits Students in Immokalee, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021

22 Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs hosts Off the Walls, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021

23 Empty Bowls Naples, Inc. hosts its 15th Annual Empty Bowls Naples Event, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021

February 2021

3 Saint Ann School Foundation virtually hosts Heart for Education, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021

4 St. Matthew’s House hosts its Cars on 5th Jetport Reception, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021

6 St. Matthew’s House hosts its 17th Annual Cars on 5th, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021

6 Asian Professionals Association of Southwest Florida hosts its 17th Annual AsiaFest 2021 �Year of the Ox� Celebration, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021

6 Special Equestrians, Inc. hosts Ride-A-Thon, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021

6 Neighborhood Health Clinic hosts its 2021 Gourmet Vintner Dinner, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021

6 The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools, Inc. hosts its 10th Annual Strides for Education 5k, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021

6 Ronald McDonald House Charities� Southwest Florida hosts its 27th Annual Storybook Ball, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021

8-12 The Shelter for Abused Women & Children hosts its Mending Broken Hearts with Hope Luncheon, Monday, Feb. 8 through Friday, Feb. 12, 2021

9 The Naples Players hosts its Front & Center Gala, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021

11 Archangel Fund for Collier County Charities hosts The Art of Giving: Mozart & Motown, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021

11 Child’s Path hosts its Big Impressions by Little Artists Gala, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021

12 Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples hosts Night at The Museum: The British Invasion, Friday, Feb. 12, 2021

13 Zonta Foundation of Southwest Florida hosts New Horizons’ Annual Luncheon with Silent Auction � North, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021

13 Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida hosts its 22nd Annual Walk-Step Up for Parkinson Disease, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021

13 Cape Coral Caring Center hosts its Cape Coral Charity Car Show, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021

17 Opera Naples hosts Bal � Paris, Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021

18 Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast-Collier hosts its Empowering Potential Celebration, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021

22 Gulfshore Playhouse hosts Bubbles, Baubles & Broadway � The Loverly Gala, Monday, Feb. 22, 2021

26 Youth Haven, Inc. hosts Party with a Purpose, Friday, Feb. 26, 2021

27 Community Pregnancy Clinics hosts its 2021 Life Saver Event, Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021

27 Florida Repertory Theatre hosts its Florida Rep 2021 Gala, Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021

28 Gulfshore Opera hosts its Gulfshore Opera Gala- Starring Irish Tenor Anthony Kearns, Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021

28 The Immokalee Foundation hosts its Charity Classic Pro-Am Pairings Party, Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021

March 2021

1 The Immokalee Foundation hosts its Charity Classic Pro-Am, Monday, March 1, 2021

4 Gulfshore Opera hosts its Style & Song Luncheon, Thursday, March 4, 2021

6 Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida hosts The Choice Affair, Saturday, March 6, 2021

9 Candlelighters of Southwest Florida Inc. hosts its 18th Annual Step Into Spring Fashion Show & Luncheon, Tuesday, March 9, 2021

14 Special Equestrians, Inc. hosts Taste of Love, Sunday, March 14, 2021

18 Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida hosts A Step Forward � Overcoming Obstacles, Thursday, March 18, 2021

19-20 Naples Garden Club hosts Naples Flower Show Vision presented by the Naples Garden Club and Naples Botanical Garden, Friday, March 19 through Saturday, March 20, 2021

20 Friends of Rookery Bay both virtually and live hosts Bash for the Bay, Saturday, March 20, 2021

22 Culinary & Hospitality Education Foundation of Southwest Florida virtually hosts Culinary CHEF Showdown, Monday, March 22, 2021

26 Grace Place for Children and Families hosts Celebration of Grace, Friday, March 26, 2021

April 2021

16-18 Gene Doyle Memorial Foundation, Inc. hosts its Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament, Friday, April 16-Sunday, April 18, 2021

15 The Shelter for Abused Women & Children hosts Bags & Bow Ties, Thursday, April 15, 2021

17 Best Buddies International, Southwest Florida office hosts its Best Buddies Friendship Walk, Saturday, April 17, 2021

23 American Heart Association hosts its Heart Ball, Friday, April 23, 2021

24 March of Dimes hosts March For Babies Southwest Florida, Saturday, April 24, 2021

24 SWFL Children’s Charities invites you to join them for the 13th Annual SWFL Wine & Food Fest, Saturday April 24, 2021

May 2021

1 Naples Therapeutic Riding Center hosts its Kentucky Derby Party, Saturday, May 1, 2021

1 Naples Junior Woman’s Club hosts Derby Dash, Saturday, May 1, 2021

1 Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation hosts its Wine, Women & Shoes Benefit, Saturday, May 1, 2021

6 Pace Center For Girls � Collier at Immokalee hosts Crazy Pantz, Thursday, May 6, 2021