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21 Things To Do In Fort Myers This October & November

Oct 05, 2018 01:47AM ● By Emma Eldridge
Looking for something to do in the Months of October & November? We've got you covered with fun holiday events, festivals and fairs, concerts and comedy, and more!

The Holidays Are Coming!

Can you believe we are already in the final months of the year? Time flies when you are having fun! We have even more fun planned for you in October and November with some great holiday events like Trunk or Treat @ Palm City Brewing, the Zombie Halloween Party, and the 12th Annual Festival of Trees in Fort Myers River District!

Fort Myers Great Pumpkin Festival - start Oct 12 2018 0900AM

Fort Myers Great Pumpkin Festival - Oct 12, 2018 09:00AM

Fleamasters Fleamarket in Fort Myers will be hosting their annual Pumpkin' Palooza Great Pumpkin Festival! This event is 3 days of live music and family-friendly Halloween fall fun. Come ... Read More » 

Trunk or Treat  Palm City Brewing - start Oct 13 2018 1100AM

Trunk or Treat @ Palm City Brewing - Oct 13, 2018 11:00AM

In partnership with Guillette Group with Premiere Plus Realty , come join us in a fun morning of trick or treating for the kids. We have partnered with numerous local businesses to bring ... Read More » 

Zombie Halloween Party - start Oct 27 2018 0600PM

Zombie Halloween Party - Oct 27, 2018 06:00PM

Zombie Halloween Party at Millennial Brewing just in time for Halloween! Come on out and enjoy themed food items, a costume contest, zombie dance party with a Live DJ, special themed beer... Read More » 

12th Annual Festival of Trees in Fort Myers River District - start Nov 27 2018 0600PM

12th Annual Festival of Trees in Fort Myers River District - Nov 27, 2018 06:00PM

View the decorated tree displays, vote for your favorite tree and purchase raffle tickets to maybe win your dream tree. Special events include Friday Concert featuring Nowhere Band, Santa... Read More » 

Festivals, Fairs, Carnivals, and So Much More!

It's the season of festivals and special events! We invite you to check out the Southern Fresh Farms Fall Festival (all through October), the Cops and Joggers 5K (to support our local law enforcement), and the SW-Florida Con! Which one(s) will you choose?

Southern Fresh Farms Fall Festival - start Oct 06 2018 1000AM

Southern Fresh Farms Fall Festival - Oct 06, 2018 10:00AM

It’s fall y’all! 👩🏼‍🌾👨‍🌾🎃🚜🍁 Every weekend for the month of October we will be having our annual fall festival! Pumpkins, hayrides, food, vendors, face painting and petting farm. 🎃Pumpkin... Read More » 

Cops and Joggers 5K - start Oct 13 2018 0745PM

Cops and Joggers 5K - Oct 13, 2018 07:45PM

The Cops & Joggers 5K was established in 2008 to assist the family of Fallen Officer Andrew Widman who was shot and killed in the line of duty on July 18, 2008. Over the years, the Fo... Read More » 

SWFL Steam Con - start Oct 13 2018 1000AM

SWFL Steam Con! - Oct 13, 2018 10:00AM

An indoor Steampunk & Fantasy expo featuring authors, craftmakers, cosplayers, costume contests, live music & Steampunk themed activities throughout the day including The Splendid... Read More » 

Six Wags Over Fort Myers - 2nd Annual - start Oct 27 2018 1000AM

Six Wags Over Fort Myers - 2nd Annual - Oct 27, 2018 10:00AM

A celebration for pets and their humans featuring: Spotted Dog Cafe: Dine with your dog! Delicious homemade entrees for canines & luncheon menu for humans. Pink Poodle Spa: C... Read More » 

10th Annual Italian Fest - start Oct 28 2018 1100AM

10th Annual Italian Fest - Oct 28, 2018 11:00AM

The 10th Annual Rotary Club of Fort Myers Italian Fest is back, bigger and better than ever this year!Thousands of people from across Southwest Florida have made their way to Alliance for... Read More » 

North Fort Myers Superhero Fall Festival - start Nov 03 2018 1000AM

North Fort Myers Superhero Fall Festival - Nov 03, 2018 10:00AM

Two Happy Hands Signing Academy will be having a Superhero themed fundraiser to benefit their scholarship/outreach fund. There will be carnival style games, bounce house fun, raffles, giv... Read More » 

36th Annual Taste of the Town - start Nov 04 2018 1100AM

36th Annual Taste of the Town - Nov 04, 2018 11:00AM

Taste of the Town is the signature fundraiser of the Junior League of Fort Myers to be held Sunday, November 4 from 11a-5p at Alliance for the Arts. Run entirely by the volunteer members ... Read More » 

Fort Myers Fair At Fenway South - start Nov 09 2018 0500PM

Fort Myers Fair At Fenway South - Nov 09, 2018 05:00PM

The Fair at Fenway South is back for 2018 at JetBlue Park at Fenway South! There will be fair and carnival entertainment including the classics such as carnival rides, games, petting zoos... Read More » 

SW-FloridaCon - start Nov 18 2018 1000AM

SW-FloridaCon - Nov 18, 2018 10:00AM

The SW-Florida Comic Con is back with a BANG! It’s the Pop-Culture mecca convention located in beautiful Southwest Florida. SW-Florida Comic-Con strives to be Florida's best and truest co... Read More » 

Outdoor Vintage Market - start Nov 24 2018 1000AM

Outdoor Vintage Market - Nov 24, 2018 10:00AM

Join us for our first Outdoor Vintage Market at our new location! Good news, we have more space to have more vintage vendors!!!! So save the date!!! Come shop with us Small Business Satur... Read More » 

Concerts, Comedy, and Art

If you are still looking for some great events to fill your calendar with, you've come to the right place. We've got an Art Exhibit (Dia de los Muertos: A Juried Exhibit), a comedy tour (Lewis Black: The Joke's On Us Tour), live music (Gulf Coast Symphony: Halloween Spooktacular), and more! The hardest part will be trying to fit it all in!

Dia de los Muertos A Juried Exhibit - start Oct 05 2018 0900AM

Dia de los Muertos: A Juried Exhibit - Oct 05, 2018 09:00AM

In many parts of Mexico, South America and the United States, Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a time to remember and celebrate the lives of friends and family. More about revel... Read More » 

North Fort Myers Art Walk - start Oct 13 2018 0900AM

North Fort Myers Art Walk - Oct 13, 2018 09:00AM

Lee County Arts Center, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization and your contribution is tax – deductible to the extent allowed by law. We are sponsoring the Art Walk for North Fort ... Read More » 



The Lord of the Dance story emerges from the dreams of the Little Spirit. It is a classic tale of good versus evil. In her dream the Lord of the Dance represents all things good in the wo... Read More » 

Lewis Black The Jokes On Us Tour - start Oct 19 2018 0800PM

Lewis Black: The Joke's On Us Tour - Oct 19, 2018 08:00PM

Following the highly successful Spring 2018 leg of his THE JOKE’S ON US TOUR, Lewis Black has added Fall 2018 dates to his THE JOKE’S ON US TOUR. LEWIS BLACK, GRAMMY Award-winning, stand... Read More » 

The Comediannettes - start Oct 27 2018 0800PM

The Comediannettes - Oct 27, 2018 08:00PM

Join us for a night of side-splitting comedy hosted and produced by funny and fierce females! These comics will commandeer the mic with gusto for a show that’s sure to fracture your funny... Read More » 

Gulf Coast Symphony Halloween Spooktacular - start Oct 28 2018 0100PM

Gulf Coast Symphony: Halloween Spooktacular - Oct 28, 2018 01:00PM

Join us for a “not-so-spooky” Halloween concert that’s sure to be fun for the whole family! At 1:00pm, come dressed as your favorite storybook character for a costume contest and try out ... Read More » 

John Tesh - Live in Concert - start Nov 18 2018 0800PM

John Tesh - Live in Concert - Nov 18, 2018 08:00PM

Six music Emmys, two Grammy nominations, three gold records, a string of #1 radio hits, seven Public Television specials and 8 million records sold, John Tesh creates a delightful musical... Read More » 

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