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4 Festive Events to Celebrate the 4th of July in Fort Myers

Jun 30, 2017 12:23PM ● Published by Kevin

Summer is officially here! That means barbecues, picnics and plenty of pool time. It also means that Independence Day is right around the corner. 

There are so many great places in the Fort Myers area to not only catch some fireworks, but to celebrate the 4th of July. Read on to see four festive events to see fireworks in and around Fort Myers in 2017.

Fort Myers Freedom Fest - start Jul 04 2017 0400PM

Fort Myers Freedom Fest: Jul 4, 2017 4:00PM

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 4pm-10pm Free to attend! Residents and visitors of all ages are expected in the streets of Downtown Fort Myers by boat or car for one of the biggest annual ... Read More » 

 

4th of July Chili Dog Eating Competition - start Jul 04 2017 0400PM

4th of July Chili Dog Eating Competition: Jul 4, 2017 4:00PM

City Tavern is hosting its inaugural 4th of July Chili Dog Eating Competition to benefit our local American Legion Post 38. We will have live music, food, drinks, kids zone, chili dog con... Read More » 

 

4th of July Fireworks Cruise - start Jul 04 2017 0730PM

4th of July Fireworks Cruise: Jul 4, 2017 7:30PM

Enjoy the Sanibel Island fireworks from the water on the Fireworks Cruise! Complimentary soft drinks, bottle water and snacks! Feel free to B.Y.O.B! Listening to tropical music, we ... Read More » 

 

4th of July 2017 on Fort Myers Beach - start Jul 04 2017 0845PM

4th of July 2017 on Fort Myers Beach: Jul 4, 2017 8:45PM

Don't miss out on the annual fireworks display from the fishing pier on Fort Myers Beach! The Matanzas Pass Bridge will be closed from 9:30pm to 11pm to oncoming traffic. So you can get ... Read More » 

 

Know of a great Independence Day fireworks show? Add it to our calendar and be sure to send us a link by contacting us (make sure you reference this article). We'll make sure residents and visitors don't miss the opportunity!

Gulf & Main Fourth of July Independence Day fireworks
  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    11/21/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    Ceramic painting for children and adults, create a decorative item. Friday night offers ladie...


  • Surfside Sunset Market

    11/21/2017
    01:00PM — 06:00PM

    The Surfside Sunset Market is located at The Shops at Surfside. From November through April, the ...


  • After-school Clique, 3rd-5th grades

    11/21/2017
    03:00PM — 04:00PM

    avorite books, new books, never-knew-existed books plus puzzles, games, crafts and more! Geared s...


  • Complete original art while enjoying friends, music and favorite beverages. Materials provided, o...


  • Wines One

    11/21/2017
    07:00PM — 09:00PM

    An introduction to the pleasures of wine. Food & wine parings. Taste over a dozen wines - many ma...


  • La traviata

    11/21/2017
    07:30PM

    Violetta, a famed Parisian courtesan, has lived a life of lavish parties with influential friends...


  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    11/22/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    Ceramic painting for children and adults, create a decorative item. Friday night offers ladie...


  • Burger, Beer, & Fries $10

    11/22/2017
    10:00AM

    Choose any Scotty's Bierwerks craft beer, a hand crafted burger, & fries from Curries Smokin' Hot...


  • Complete original art while enjoying friends, music and favorite beverages. Materials provided, o...


  • Open Mic Night at The French Press

    11/22/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    Grab your instrument, warm up your voice, Wednesdays from 6:30- 9:30pm.


  • Echoes

    11/22/2017
    08:00PM

    Tillie and Samira were born 175 years apart, but their parallel stories eerily mirror one another...


  • Ballroom Dancing

    11/20/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    USA Dance offers beginning Ballroom Dance Lessons and a Social Dance on Monday nights. The lesson...


  • Ballroom Dancing

    11/27/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    USA Dance offers beginning Ballroom Dance Lessons and a Social Dance on Monday nights. The lesson...


  • Ballroom Dancing

    12/04/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    USA Dance offers beginning Ballroom Dance Lessons and a Social Dance on Monday nights. The lesson...