Along the Gulfshore


Things to Do This Weekend in Southwest Florida, May 2-5

Welcome to our weekly run-down of everything you need to start making your weekend plans. For more, subscribe to our Weekend Insider newsletter.

  • Catch some of the best pickleball players around at the Minto US Open Pickleball Championship in Naples. Play runs through Saturday
  • Grab your fancy hats and head over to The French on Saturday for its Kentucky Derby party.
  • Taste of the Beach brings out some of Southwest Florida’s best restaurants, offering up samples along Old San Carlos Boulevard on Sunday. Speaking of food fests, it’s worth the drive for the annual Venice Seafood Festival, which runs all weekend. 
  • Sunday is Cinco de Mayo. Here are a couple of parties to put on your radar: A full-blown Cinco de Mayo celebration is happening at Miromar Outlets, and Rocco’s Tacos is hosting a Block party at Mercato.

Check out our calendar for more weekend fun.