15 Things To Do on Sanibel and Captiva Islands This September & October
Aug 31, 2018 03:11PM
By Emma Eldridge
Festivals and Fairs!Who said the fun has to stop when the kids go back to school? There is still LOTS to do as the summer winds down and the fall starts up! Check out the 2018 ISLAND HOPPER SONGWRITER FEST and a Fall Family Candy and Costume Festival. Make sure to have fun!
See you at the 5th Annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest on The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel! Captiva Island: September 21 - 23, 2018 Downtown Fort Myers: September 24 - 27, 2018 F... Read More »
Wear your costumes and have some fun at this fun carnival type festival. Family friendly food and more. Bag of candy is the entry fee. Read More »
Looking to take a note from the kids and take a class of your own? Great! Check out the Alcohol Ink Class and the Cooking with French Chef that the Sanibel Community Association is hosting. Just make sure to tell us what you learned :)
Something for the Whole Family
Grab the family and head on out for an adventure. We recommend checking out "Ding" Darling Days, Captiva Memorial Library Apple Picking Time and maybe even Songwriter Saturday at 'Tween Waters Captiva Island for the tweens in your life.
Drop in for a book display featuring apples. From October 2-6 color a paper apple to add to our apple garland (to be hung in the Children's Room). From October 9-13 complete fun activity ... Read More »
Giving Back to the Community
The Friendly Faces luncheon is just that -- a luncheon surrounded by friendly faces. Everyone from the F.I.S.H. volunteer who greets the attendees at the door, the George & Wendy’s Sa... Read More »
The USAT-sanctioned adult sprint triathlon is a 1/4-mile swim, 10-mile bike and 3.1-mile (5K) run on Captiva Island, Florida. The swim will be in the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico, th... Read More »
Don't forget about these weekly gems! There's Birdwatching Sanibel Sea School with on Thursdays, Sunday Farmers Market & Native Plant Sale on Sundays, and SWF Critical Mass Cycling continuing on the last Friday of every month. A little something for everyone.
The Sunday Farmers Market and native plant sale, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., offers local and organic produce, fresh seafood, unique crafts, local honey, native plants, handcrafted jewelry, BBQ, Cub... Read More »
Each Thursday morning, we offer a walking tour to discover the birds of Sanibel Island's East End. During the walk we discuss basic bird biology and behaviors, as well as learn how to ide... Read More »
Southwest Florida Critical Mass is a collection of cyclists young and old, casual and competitive. We come together to enjoy riding bikes and sharing good times. You'll find fun and well ... Read More »
Don't see your favorite included? Please share your event with us by posting to our calendar. It's free and a great way to spread the word!