A Tribute to Heroes – May 27


Greater Ft. Myers Dog Show – May 26 & 27

This is awonderful opportunity to see some great show dogs as many different breeds compete in this annual show.

The show is held Saturday, May 26, 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM


Sunday, May 27, 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM

at the Lee Civic Center

Directions to Lee Civic Center

11831 Bayshore Road

N. Ft. Myers, FL

Night Hike – May 25


 Come learn what animals come out once the sun goes down. Your experience will begin with a nocturnal animal presentation followed by a walk through one of our 3 nature trails for a “critters at night” experience.

You must provide your own flashlight. Suitable for all ages, but keep in mind it gets DARK!

Hike lasts approximately one hour. Close toed shoes are required.

$5 per person (non-member) $4 per person (member).

Minimum 5 participants. Max 15 participants. Register by May 23rd by calling 239-275-3435.

*Accommodations can be made for large groups or tours.

Directions to Calusa Nature Center

3450 Ortiz Avenue

Ft. Myers, FL

Bat Kayak Tour – May 24

Do you have an interest in an ancient and important creature?  Bats are very interesting and your Florida Master Naturalist guide will tell you all about them on the kayak tour on Judd Creek.

The tour is from 5:00 – 8:00 pm on Thursday, May 24th .

The cost is $40, which includes equipment.

Reservations are required.    239-694-5513

Directions to Judd Creek Park

1297 Driftwood Drive

N. Ft. Myers, FL

Dog Daze of Summer at Miracle Baseball – May 22

Get your tickets now for all 5 of the Dog Daze events for one low price of $34 or you can purchase individual tickets here.  Your dogs get in FREE!

Directions to Hammond Stadium

14400 Six Mile Cypress

Ft. Myers, FL

Everblades Kelly Cup Finals – May 22

Tuesday, May 22nd at 7:30 pm is game #4 in the Kelly Cup Finals at Germain Arena.  The first 2,500 fans will receive an Everblades “rally towel”.

Go here to buy tickets.

Directions to Germain Arena

 11000 Everblades Parkway

Estero, FL

Here’s “What To Do” this weekend – May 18-20

Finally there is a bit more to do on the weekend!  If you know of any other event going on not listed, please leave a comment.  thanks   – Click on the event to get more information.  
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Don’t forget to check out my SWFL Attractions Page for more ideas of What To Do in SWFL.

Wiener Dog Racing – May 20

Join the Southwest Florida Wiener Dog Club for their Wiener Dog Races the 3rd Sunday of the month.  If you are interested in getting your wiener dog involved, bring him/her out to check out the Doggy Heaven Dog Park and meet the Wiener Dog Club – give it a try for FREE.
There is a permanent doggy race track set up to show you how much fun it is for you and your wiener dog.  Other breeds of small dogs are welcome too.
9:00 – 11:00 am FREE

Directions to The Shell Factory and Nature Center & Doggy Heaven Dog Park

2787 North Tamiami Trail

North Fort Myers, FL 33903

Phone: 239-995-2141

Cupcake Concert – May 19

The Southwest Florida Symphony’s Cupcake Concerts are an essential first step in introducing children to the lifelong pleasures of music. They are specially designed to introduce children and their parents to the wonders of live symphony music. Part performance, part family outing, these afternoons will spark the imagination of the whole family. Each concert includes great symphonic music, informative talks, musical demonstrations, and a chance to try an instrument at the “Instrument Petting Zoo.” The Cupcake Concert will feature the String Quartet. Admission is FREE.

Directions to Alliance for the Arts

10091 McGregor Blvd

Ft. Myers, FL

Burrowing Owl Food Truck Rally – May 19

Local food trucks gather the 3rd Saturday of the month at Cake, Bakes & More from 5:00 – 9:00 pm for you to try different styles of local food.  Bring a chair and your appetite.  $5 – $10 for food

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