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
41st Annual Naples National Art Show
at Cambier Park & 8th Avenue South
Consistently voted among the top 25 art shows in the country. Ranked # 24 Classic and Contemporary Craft Shows– Sunshine Artist Magazine 2018 “Blue Chip 100” Fine Art Events– ArtFair Source Book 2019
Naples Craft Beer Fest 2020
at Pedestrian Plaza
The Naples Craft Beer Fest is a celebration of the art of craft beer. A wide variety of beers from breweries across the country and the world are available for tasting.
32nd Naples Downtown Art Show
at 32nd Naples Downtown Art Show
One of the last major art shows of the winter season. Ranked # 34 Classic and Contemporary Craft Shows– Sunshine Artist Magazine, 2018
Art in the Park
at Along Park Street
The Naples Art Association proudly connects artists with art shoppers in another terrific season of Art in the Park. Since 1957 Art in the Park has remained the monthly show showcasing the talents of local artists.