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5 Fun & Free Things to Do in Fort Myers

Aug 15, 2017 11:46PM ● Published by Kevin

There are plenty of exciting things going on in Fort Myers and the surrounding areas, but it can be tough finding out about them. We've compiled 5 weekly and monthly happenings, that are free, for our readers to explore.

Haunted History Tour - start May 17 2017 0800PM

Haunted History Tour - Weekly on Wednesdays and Saturdays, 8 PM

90-minute walk through downtown Fort Myers reveals a darker side, including stories of both residential and commercial buildings reputed to have paranormal activity. Read More » 

 

River District History Tour - start May 18 2017 1030AM

River District History Tour - Weekly on Thursdays and Saturdays, 10:30 AM

90-minute walking tour of downtown Fort Myers with stories of history and information about the city’s founders. Read More » 

 

Fort Myers Music Walk - start Aug 18 2017 0600PM

Fort Myers Music Walk - Aug 18, 2017 6 PM

The River District comes alive on the third Friday of the month as local and regional musicians line the streets. From jazz and blues to rock & roll, many genres can be heard and vary... Read More » 

 

Rhythm on the River - start Aug 18 2017 0530PM

Rhythm on the River - Aug 18, 2017 5:30 PM

Rhythm on the River continues August 18 at The Marina at Edison Ford with vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, John McLane. Enjoy the river view from the indoor air-conditioned bar or ... Read More » 

 

Family Day at Millennial Brewing - start Aug 20 2017 1200PM

Family Day at Millennial Brewing - Weekly on Sundays, 12 PM

We have the perfect place to grab some food and a drink while the kids play, meet new friends, and have a great time! This week we have: – Combination Bounce House and SLIDE! – Drink ... Read More » 

 

Local Living Editor's Picks Events free events
  • 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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