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4 Festive Events to Celebrate the 4th of July in Fort Myers

Jun 30, 2017 12:23PM ● Published by Kevin

Summer is officially here! That means barbecues, picnics and plenty of pool time. It also means that Independence Day is right around the corner. 

There are so many great places in the Fort Myers area to not only catch some fireworks, but to celebrate the 4th of July. Read on to see four festive events to see fireworks in and around Fort Myers in 2017.

Fort Myers Freedom Fest - start Jul 04 2017 0400PM

Fort Myers Freedom Fest: Jul 4, 2017 4:00PM

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 4pm-10pm Free to attend! Residents and visitors of all ages are expected in the streets of Downtown Fort Myers by boat or car for one of the biggest annual ... Read More » 

 

4th of July Chili Dog Eating Competition - start Jul 04 2017 0400PM

4th of July Chili Dog Eating Competition: Jul 4, 2017 4:00PM

City Tavern is hosting its inaugural 4th of July Chili Dog Eating Competition to benefit our local American Legion Post 38. We will have live music, food, drinks, kids zone, chili dog con... Read More » 

 

4th of July Fireworks Cruise - start Jul 04 2017 0730PM

4th of July Fireworks Cruise: Jul 4, 2017 7:30PM

Enjoy the Sanibel Island fireworks from the water on the Fireworks Cruise! Complimentary soft drinks, bottle water and snacks! Feel free to B.Y.O.B! Listening to tropical music, we ... Read More » 

 

4th of July 2017 on Fort Myers Beach - start Jul 04 2017 0845PM

4th of July 2017 on Fort Myers Beach: Jul 4, 2017 8:45PM

Don't miss out on the annual fireworks display from the fishing pier on Fort Myers Beach! The Matanzas Pass Bridge will be closed from 9:30pm to 11pm to oncoming traffic. So you can get ... Read More » 

 

Know of a great Independence Day fireworks show? Add it to our calendar and be sure to send us a link by contacting us (make sure you reference this article). We'll make sure residents and visitors don't miss the opportunity!

Local Living Fourth of July Independence Day fireworks
  • FineMark Exhibtion of FGCU Art Alumni

    09/25/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    From July 10 - September 29, 2017, Finemark National Bank and Trust will be displaying the work o...


  • Sanibel Shell Crafters

    09/25/2017
    10:00AM — 03:00PM

    Visit The Sanibel Shell Crafters every Monday all year long from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. to watch this d...


  • Mangrove Maze Eco-Tour

    09/25/2017
    10:00AM

    Guided exploration of the mangrove wilderness on part of the Great Calusa Blueway Paddling Trail....


  • Mirror, Mirror... Exhibition

    09/25/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Mirror, Mirror… September 1 - 28, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, September 1, 2017, 6pm-8pm C...


  • Sunset Kayak Eco-Tour

    09/25/2017
    03:30PM

    Paddle Matlacha Pass meandering through mangrove shrouded trails. Guides are ACA Certified Kayak ...


  • Complete original art while enjoying friends, music and favorite beverages. Materials provided, o...


  • Ballroom Dancing

    09/25/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    USA Dance offers beginning Ballroom Dance Lessons and a Social Dance on Monday nights. The lesson...


  • Caloosahatchee Sunset Cruise

    09/25/2017
    07:00PM

    Relaxing environment as the sun is setting, the shoreline and river elements taking on a differen...


  • FineMark Exhibtion of FGCU Art Alumni

    09/27/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    From July 10 - September 29, 2017, Finemark National Bank and Trust will be displaying the work o...


  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    09/27/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    Ceramic painting for children and adults, create a decorative item. Friday night offers ladie...


  • Mangrove Maze Eco-Tour

    09/27/2017
    10:00AM

    Guided exploration of the mangrove wilderness on part of the Great Calusa Blueway Paddling Trail....


  • Mirror, Mirror... Exhibition

    09/27/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Mirror, Mirror… September 1 - 28, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, September 1, 2017, 6pm-8pm C...


  • Sunset Kayak Eco-Tour

    09/27/2017
    03:30PM

    Paddle Matlacha Pass meandering through mangrove shrouded trails. Guides are ACA Certified Kayak ...


  • Complete original art while enjoying friends, music and favorite beverages. Materials provided, o...


  • Open Mic Night at The French Press

    09/27/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    Grab your instrument, warm up your voice, Wednesdays from 6:30- 9:30pm.


  • Caloosahatchee Sunset Cruise

    09/27/2017
    07:00PM

    Relaxing environment as the sun is setting, the shoreline and river elements taking on a differen...


  • Haunted History Tour

    09/27/2017
    08:00PM

    90-minute walk through downtown Fort Myers reveals a darker side, including stories of both resid...


  • Sanibel Island Farmer's Market

    10/01/2017
    08:00AM — 01:00PM

    The Sanibel Island Farmers Market was established in 2008. It is a favorite outdoor activity for...


  • History Park Farmers and Artisans Market

    10/01/2017
    09:00AM — 02:00PM

    Operated by Punta Gorda Historical Society, produce, meat, fish and additional food items, plus m...


  • Family Day at Millennial Brewing

    10/01/2017
    12:00PM — 05:00PM

    We have the perfect place to grab some food and a drink while the kids play, meet new friends, an...


  • Drawing I & II

    10/01/2017
    02:00PM — 04:00PM

    This class is for beginners and for those who have previously taken Drawing I. We will also revis...


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