Located on the Gulf of Mexico, Naples nurtures a small town feel that caters to tourists and locals alike. Naples remains relatively warm all 12 months of the year and boasts pristine beaches that are famous for their white sands. Fisherman flock to Naples, as the water offers up good fishing year round. In addition, a plethora of premier golf courses succeeds in drawing men and women from all around the world to play 18 holes. Naples cuisine incorporates flavors from all around the world and ranges from casual and fun to elegant and refined. Naples offers a state park to visit, museums to explore and a local zoo. For lovers of the outdoors, several camping accommodations are available and camping permits can be obtained free of charge at the local Gulf Coast visitor center. In addition, adventuresome excursions into the Everglades can be arranged in order to explore the jungle in a bonafide Safari Wagon. For the traveler that does not wish to pitch a tent, Naples offers accommodations that range from modest to outlandish and local resorts can offer pampering as well as high-end lodging. A number of festivals are celebrated every year, which can feature anything from fresh seafood to racing canoes. The arts are not ignored in Naples, where theatres and galleries exist in which to nurture the artistically inclined soul. From quaint old hideaways to upscale boutiques, Naples has something to offer anyone itching to make a few purchases. There are even a large number of shops located right on the waterfront, which encourages shoppers to take their time and drink in the beautiful surroundings.
Events in Naples
Wine Around The Water
at The Village Shops on Venetian Bay
Take in exquisite waterfront views while sampling wine from 20+ of The Village Shops’ restaurants and boutiques.
Labor Day Sidewalk Sale
at The Village Shops on Venetian Bay
Enjoy great savings at The Village Shops on Venetian Bay with a stunning waterfront setting as you stroll through the outdoor tables adorned with top-quality merchandise at discounted prices.
GCR Labor Day 5K
at Lowdermilk Park
5K run 7:30 AM start Kid's 1K Fun Run at 8:30 AM - no registration - announcements will be made to line up at the north entrance of Lowdermilk Park
SummerJazz on the Gulf - Ari & The Alibis
at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club
Infusing Funk, Jazz and Samba with Blues, Soul and Rock, the band has performed throughout the U.S. and Canada. For band information, visit https://www.ariandthealibis.com/.
Bingo for Bags and Baubles
at Stonebridge Country Club
Please join us for a fabulous fun evening of Bingo for Bags and Baubles benefiting the Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida Inc. Come and play for a chance to win designer handbags such as Coach, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Versace and the designer li
Blessing of the Stone Crab Fleet
at ROD & GUN CLUB
The annual Blessing of the Stone Crab Fleet is planned for Saturday, September 28 at the Rod and Gun Club in Everglades City. As always, it will be a fun day for all the family!
Powerboat Nationals Global Championships
at Sugden Park
Naples will play host to the 2019 Formula 2 Powerboat World Championships located at Sugden Park in Naples Florida. Free to the public.
Zinck's Night for Cornellians in Southwest Florida
at Bayside Seafood Grille and Bar
International Spirit of Zinck's Night Cornell University Alumni Friends, Family and Friends are welcome to network and mingle at Bayside Seafood Grille and Bar, 4270 Gulfshore Blvd. N, Naples, FL 34103 (map)
Fall Walk at the Naples Botanical Garden
at Naples Botanical Garden
This seasonal experience features lights, live music, and exciting activities throughout the Garden for the whole family, including a pumpkin patch and more!
Naples International Film Festival at Artis-Naples
at Artis Naples Philharmonic
Now in its eleventh year, the Naples International Film Festival is a place for film lovers to connect, exchange ideas and celebrate the art of film in a friendly, welcoming environment.