Southwest Florida 2020-2021 Holiday & Seasonal Events

Don't miss what's going on this year in Southwest Florida during the holidays as well as after. Whether you are interested in art, holidays, food-wine, entertainment, music, fashion-shopping, children, festivals, sports-recreation, beauty, must see events, benefits, theater, talks, or comedy, you will find it here. This calendar of Naples, Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, Estero, Cape Coral and other area events was organized & published by Gulfshore Life. Check out the 10 Outdoor Events to Ring in the Holiday Season.

Aida Tejada - Urban Layers
Mar 18,2021 - Apr 25,2021 @ 10:00 AM
A native of the Dominican Republic, Aida Tejada is an experimental mixed-media artist who works to stretch the frame of photography beyond the camera. While she is well versed in traditional photography, Tejada also uses various alternative photographic processes and hands-on photo-transfer techniques to create her work. Urban Layers features

Creme Brule and Champagne (Art Exhibit)
Mar 24,2021 - Mar 24,2021 @ 10:00 AM
Creme Brule and Champagne - Vistas of French Cities and Country Side Location: Mercato 9115 Strada Place, #5130 03/11/2021 - 03/24/2021 Exhibit of two renowned French artists Laurent Parcelier and Herve Lenouvel. Who doesn't love French food and the French country side? Parcelier's quaint corner cafes and sun-dappled French maisons enchant with their

Pan Florida Challenge Bike Ride
Sat. March 27-28, 2021
10676 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers, Florida 33913
phone: 239-298-1620, email:

4 distances, 6 routes, 1 mission, the Pan-Florida Challenge Cancer Ride is BACK, and we're 100 percent committed to riding! No matter your age or ability, this is your chance to combat cancer and to strengthen the health and wellbeing of your community, all while doing what you love. The ride (March 27-28, 2021) is an opportunity to pedal with a purpose, and more importantly, to help those in need! To register or learn more visit

This year we will have a start line leaving from the Fort Myers area for a 30-mile, 62-mile, 100-mile, and a 200-mile route. We will also have a start line leaving from the Tampa area for a 100-mile and 200-mile route.

All routes will feature SAG vehicles to provide support, as well as necessary rest stops along the way with food and hydration for riders. Riders will receive a jersey or t-shirt in their requested size depending on the route they've registered for, along with other Pan-Florida Challenge cycling gear. Overnight accommodations will be provided for those who choose to ride in either of our 200-mile routes. Day one for both 200-mile routes will end on the beach at North Jetty Park, Nokomis, FL.

Bending the Line
Apr 10,2021 - Apr 22,2021 @ 10:00 AM
Bending the line Location: Mercato 9115 Strada Place, #5130 04/10/2021 - 04/22/2021 Sophistication and whimsy. Color and restraint. Ellen Moershel and Wendy Westlake - these two very different American artists delight us with their unique visions of shape and color.

Sixth Annual Run 4 The Cause to Benefit Christy's Cause
Apr 17,2021 - Apr 17,2021 @ 08:00 AM
The Sixth Annual "Run 4 The Cause," a 5K Fun Run to support Christy's Cause, will take place on Saturday, April 17, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. at North Collier Reginal Park located at 15000 Livingston Road, Naples, Florida, 34109. Christy's Cause is a local non-profit working to eradicate child sex

Benefits Children Must See Events Sports & Recreation
Paint the Park
Apr 17,2021 - Apr 17,2021 @ 10:00 AM
Come paint with us! This is a fun, outdoor, family event for everyone to express their Inner Picasso! We will provide you with a 6x6 square, chalk, games and music. The best 3 squares will receive a prize! Come out and Paint the Park!

Sports & Recreation
Art by the disABLEd
Apr 29,2021 - May 30,2021 @ 10:00 AM
Enjoy works by artists with special abilities in Lee Memorial Health System's Arts in Healthcare program - patients who may have physical limitations but whose creative skills are unlimited! The exhibition displays the beauty of their art and helps extinguish old stereotypes about the capabilities of persons with disabilities, highlighting

Out in the Country
May 06,2021 - May 06,2021 @ 10:00 AM
Out in the Country Location: Mercato 9115 Strada Place, #5130 04/23/2021 - 05/06/2021 Rustem Stahurski portrays the idyllic countryside of France, Russia, and Italy. His soft, pastel palette calls us into a peaceful summer day-dream. tep into his garden to pick blooming almond-tree branches. Rest your body and your mind on

Sam Galloway, Jr. & Friends Soup Kitchen Benefit
May 06,2021 - May 06,2021 @ 05:30 PM
The 18th annual Sam Galloway, Jr. & Friends Soup Kitchen Benefit for Community Cooperative will be held May 6, 2021 at the service garages of Sam Galloway Ford in Fort Myers. The evening features a southern-style dinner prepared by local restaurants and businesses as guests raise much-needed funds to support those

Cherche La Famme
May 07,2021 - May 21,2021 @ 10:00 AM
Cherche La Famme Location: Mercato 9115 Strada Place, #5130 05/07/2021 - 05/21/2021 exhibit of mesmerizing semi-abstract portraits by French street artist turned fine artist Oscar Maslard. Oscar Maslard takes his inspiration from classic painting and its codes, such as the drapes or the flesh, and then adapts them to the modern world

Kids Night Out!
May 07,2021 - May 07,2021 @ 06:00 PM
Kids get a great night out and parents get a night off! Leave the kids with us for a couple hours of games, activities, dinner and a movie! May's Night out is themed Sports, Crafts and Movie Night. For more info, visit our website at or call (239) 252-3527.

Change a Lifetime Car Show and Fundraiser
May 15,2021 - May 15,2021 @ 10:00 AM
Camelot Community Care is pleased to host the 1st Annual Change A Lifetime Car Show & Fundraiser. This engaging, fun, socially distanced, outside event will take place on Saturday, May 15, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ultimate Garages. We are pleased to share that the event sponsor

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
May 22,2021 - Jun 05,2021 @ 10:00 AM
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Location: Mercato 9115 Strada Place, #5130 05/22/2021 - 06/05/2021 Exhibit of modern seascapes by three Russian artists: Igor Volosnikov, Alexei Petruhin, and Julia Kostsova.

FSW Students Fine Arts Exhibition
Jun 03,2021 - Jul 30,2021 @ 10:00 AM
Celebrating inspiring young artists, BIG ARTS and the FSW Arts Department are proud to present a student exhibition of art. While highlighting the talent and skill of these students, the exhibit also serves as a learning experience. Provided with a fresh gallery space, the exhibit will be conceptualized, curated and

If Birds Could Talk
Jun 06,2021 - Jun 20,2021 @ 10:00 AM
If Birds Could Talk Location: Mercato 9115 Strada Place, #5130 06/06/2021 - 06/20/2021 If Birds Could Talk, then they can tell us about their view of the world, about their travels and adventures. Though birds cannot talk to us some artists can! The three artists: Oleg Kalaytanov, Irina Alexandrina, and Una Noa will exhibit

O Sole Mio
Jun 21,2021 - Jul 05,2021 @ 10:00 AM
'O Sole Mio: Sunny Italian Motifs by three Russian impressionists Location: Mercato 9115 Strada Place, #5130 06/21/2021 - 07/05/2021 Svetlana Kukueva, Natalia Litosova, and Mikhail Shapovalenko capture all that is magical about one of the most beloved travel destinations in the world

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