Along the Gulfshore


Things to Do Memorial Day Weekend in Southwest Florida

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

  • Let’s get this holiday weekend started off right. On Friday, the outdoor Fort Myers Beach Memorial Day Weekend Kick Off Party features Hayden Coffman, Bryce Mauldin and Joe Noto, ‘The Voice’ alumna Sheena Brook and Unforgiven Country Band. 
  • “Anyone can see the road that they walk on is paved in gold …” Remember that one? (If not, see below.) Fastball plays Southwest Florida Event Center on Friday
  • Expect food trucks, kids crafts and more at the Eco-Friendly Love Event at Cambier Park on Saturday
  • Local restaurants and breweries will take over Burroughs Home and Gardens during the River District Food and Brew Festival on Saturday
  • Up for a physical challenge? The Park to Pier Swim is Sunday, starting at Lowdermilk Park and, if you can make it, ending at the Naples Pier. 
  • Head over to The Shell Factory for a Memorial Day Family BBQ on Monday. (Veterans and active-duty military members get in free to the Nature Park.)

Check out our calendar for more weekend fun.