5 Things To Do This Weekend in Fort Myers (Oct 4-7)

Art, family fun, fall festivals, fishing, law enforcement, music and more!

Making weekend plans?  Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Fort Myers:

Law Enforcement Officer Recognition Event

Friday:   MADD Southwest Florida will be hosting the 4th annual Law Enforcement Recognition and Family Fun Day. The first part of the day will be a special celebration at home plate to recognize Super Heroes in law enforcement, fire and rescue, and EMS, as well as in education, nonprofit and businesses. After the special celebration on home plate, families and community members will get to enjoy fun activities, food, and some special guests.  From 2 – 6 pm at JetBlue Park at Fenway South. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for children.

Art Walk 10th Anniversary Celebration

Friday:  Fort Myers Art Walk will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a variety of art-focused special activities. One of the special highlights of this FREE EVENT will be the Art Walk Founders Exhibit which will hang in the Capital Gallery of the second floor of the Sidney and Berne Davis Art Center. Other highlights include live demonstrations by well-known local artists, a special photo op, live music, vintage Art Walk merchandise, a smartphone art scavenger hunt and a chance to participate in a big community art piece! From 6-10 pm in the River District.  

Southern Fresh Farms Fall Festival

Saturday-Sunday:  It’s fall y’all! 👩🏼‍🌾👨‍🌾🎃🚜🍁 Every weekend for the month of October Southern Fresh Farms will be having their annual fall festival! Pumpkins, hayrides, food, vendors, face painting and petting farm. 🎃Pumpkins will be sold by size. 🎃 ADMISSION AND PARKING IS FREE*. 🚗Parking is limited. 😁 From 10 am – 4 pm every Saturday and Sunday in October.  

Free Kids Fishing

Saturday:  Join Bass Pro Shops the 1st Saturday of every month for our FREE Kid’s Fishing event! We supply the rods, reels, bait, and knowledge, just bring your sense of adventure. To participate, simply meet us at the lake behind the store. This event begins at 10 am and ends at 1 pm.

Sizzlin’ Sunday

Sunday:   Bring some “Sweet Emotion” to your weekend during Sizzlin’ Sunday when one of the country’s best tribute bands, Jaded, covers Aerosmith in concert at Six Bends Harley Davidson.   Join them as Jaded rocks the house from 1 – 4 PM! As always, there will be beer, food, and vendors! Come out for a great time!  Six Bends is a place where people hang their helmets, spend time, and share experiences and knowledge with other men and women who have a love for Harley-Davidson® and motorcycling.