Fort Myers residents and visitors alike looking for a fun time in this famous Florida city are sure to enjoy the River District, an ideal destination with its bounty of great local restaurants, shopping opportunities, vibrant nightlife, and much more.

Originally established as a Seminole War Post in 1841 known as Fort Harvie, the River District is becoming a top destination for those looking to get a taste of what fun in Fort Myers is really like.

Fort Myers River District plays home to a number of great local restaurants perfect for getting a dose of deliciousness for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.  Some of the best restaurants in the River District include The Downtown House of Pizza, Cafe Matisse, The French Connection, and Joe's Crab Shack.

The River District also plays home to an abundance of bars and nightlife perfect for partying it up when the sun goes down.  Some of these include awesome neighborhood dives like City Tavern as well as Cowboy Up Saloon, Hideaway Sports Bar, and more.

Speaking of nightlife, the River District also hosts a number of fun, community events including Art Walk First Fridays, Antique Market Second Saturdays, Music Walk Third Saturdays, and more.

Fort Myers River District also features an abundance of original, local shopping including designer shops, eclectic boutiques, jewelry stores, antique shopping, and much more.

Sound fun yet?  Well, you've got to see it to believe it.  For more information on Fort Myers River District and all the great things it has to offer, check out our 239area River District neighborhood page!