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5 Fun & Free Things to Do in Fort Myers

Aug 15, 2017 11:46PM ● Published by Kevin

There are plenty of exciting things going on in Fort Myers and the surrounding areas, but it can be tough finding out about them. We've compiled 5 weekly and monthly happenings, that are free, for our readers to explore.

Haunted History Tour - start May 17 2017 0800PM

Haunted History Tour - Weekly on Wednesdays and Saturdays, 8 PM

90-minute walk through downtown Fort Myers reveals a darker side, including stories of both residential and commercial buildings reputed to have paranormal activity. Read More » 

 

River District History Tour - start May 18 2017 1030AM

River District History Tour - Weekly on Thursdays and Saturdays, 10:30 AM

90-minute walking tour of downtown Fort Myers with stories of history and information about the city’s founders. Read More » 

 

Fort Myers Music Walk - start Aug 18 2017 0600PM

Fort Myers Music Walk - Aug 18, 2017 6 PM

The River District comes alive on the third Friday of the month as local and regional musicians line the streets. From jazz and blues to rock & roll, many genres can be heard and vary... Read More » 

 

Rhythm on the River - start Aug 18 2017 0530PM

Rhythm on the River - Aug 18, 2017 5:30 PM

Rhythm on the River continues August 18 at The Marina at Edison Ford with vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, John McLane. Enjoy the river view from the indoor air-conditioned bar or ... Read More » 

 

Family Day at Millennial Brewing - start Aug 20 2017 1200PM

Family Day at Millennial Brewing - Weekly on Sundays, 12 PM

We have the perfect place to grab some food and a drink while the kids play, meet new friends, and have a great time! This week we have: – Combination Bounce House and SLIDE! – Drink ... Read More » 

 

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