Christmas in Fort Myers and Naples is a special time for families to get together, give gifts, and participate in holiday activities together. Attending one of the many exciting Christmas events in Fort Myers is one of the best ways to increase holiday spirit and make some memories while you're at it.
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Check out these fun holiday events in Fort Myers and Cape Coral if you want to treat your loved ones to some fun this Christmas. For more things to do in Fort Myers, 239Area is your go-to guide for all local events in your area.
13th Annual Festival of Trees
at Fort Myers Festival of Trees
7 and 9-foot decorated trees are raffled, along with gift baskets and wreaths for holiday decorating and gift giving. NEW in 2019 - skate on synthetic ice among the trees!
Christmas Walk & Tree Lighting Ceremony
at Fifth Avenue South Business Improvement District
Don't miss this Naples' tradition as choral groups, dance troupes, theatre troupe, bands and more come together to bring this annual extravaganza to the Avenue.
Annual Holiday Bazaar at Koreshan State Park 2019
at Koreshan State Park
A holiday flurry is coming! Last year we had over 80 vendors, kid’s games, Santa, story time with a librarian, Florida “snow,” and more!
Santa's Block Party
at Fort Myers Festival of Trees
Join Santa and his elves at the Children's Workshop during the Block Party that includes: arts and crafts, stage entertainment, cookie decorating, bounce house and NEW in 2019, ice skating!
31st Annual Fort Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade
at Fort Myers Beach
The Fort Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade returns for another year of holiday fun. Visit our website for information on where you can view the parade.
Third Annual Santa on the Sand
at Lovers Key State Park
Santa on the Sand is back!!!! Bring an unwrapped present for donation and meet Santa at Lovers Key state park
Under The Streetlamp - Hip to the Holidays!
at SWFL Event Center
Let’s get Hip to the Holidays, as Under the Streetlamp celebrates with a joyous performance of your favorite holiday tunes plus songs from the American Radio Songbook.
Naples Christmas Glow Run 5K at Sugden Regional Park
at Sugden Regional Park
Runners will have the choice of running in the Competitive Wave that has a 30 minute time limit or have fun with family and friends in the non competitive wave. Walkers can walk either one lap or two laps of the 1.5 mile path.
Christmas Boat Parade on Naples Bay
at The Boathouse on Naples Bay
The parade may be viewed from Landings Park, Bayview Park, the Pinchers and Riverwalk restaurants at Tin City, Kelly's Fish House, The Boat House Restaurant, or Naples City Dock.
Marco Island Christmas Island Style Boat Parade
at Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce
Enjoy a wonderful festive family evening. Watch the boats sail by, decked out with festive holiday lights and decorations!
Spirit of the Season Holiday Show
at Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall
Come get into the "Spirit of the Season" by attending our holiday show.
at Four Freedoms Park
Starting at dusk, a movie will be shown on the big screen! Enjoy the movie and a free family night out. Be sure to wear your Santa hats and join us in getting into the holiday spirit!
Holiday Craft Brews Silent Party
Heading back down I-75 in December for a celebration of craft beer, music, and holiday cheer!