May the Spirit of the Holidays be with you throughout the New Year
2017 Event Dates
Edison & Ford Holiday Nights
November 24 2017 – December 31 2017
Must see Southwest Florida holiday tradition. Enjoy an evening at the seasonally decorated Edison and Ford Estate as it glimmers with millions of lights and historic decorations. Nightly entertainment, holiday tradition tours, Santa visits and more! Click here for more information.
Festival of Trees
November 28 – December 3, 2017
Held annually at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, Goodwill’s annual festival displays more than 20 lavishly decorated trees designed by businesses and individuals in the community. During this week, each night has a different event surrounding the Festival of Trees. Click here for more information.
Holiday Stroll and Tree Lighting
December 1, 2017
Every year, the holiday lights of downtown Fort Myers & the River District come alive for an evening full of holiday spirit. Enjoy tree and street lightings, live musical performances, great holiday sales and even a festive horse and carriage!
Burroughs Home & Gardens Holiday House
December 8 – 23, 2017
Thousands of lights align the inside and outside of the historic Burroughs Home & Gardens and Langford Kingston Home in beautiful downtown Fort Myers. Don’t miss this traditional one of a kind holiday spectacular. Click here for more information.
December 22, 2017
The mission of the Young Artists Awards program is to provide performing arts opportunities and scholarships in the areas of dance, drama, vocal and instrumental music performance, Callie Atkinson, a multi-year winner and finalist is among those who will be performing.
New Year’s Eve Downtown Countdown
December 31, 2017
Southwest Florida’s best New Year’s Eve Celebration kicks off at 8:00 p.m.! Come early and bring the family for the Junior Ball Drop at 9 p.m. at First and Hendry Streets with great giveaways for the kids. Live bands throughout the night include Electric Mudd, Ever Rock, Razing Cape, and the featured U2 Tribute Band! Vendors, great food, family fun will go through the evening and end with the Fireworks over the River and the Ball Drop at midnight!