18 Things To Do On Sanibel And Captiva Islands This November & December
Nov 06, 2018 02:07PM
By Emma Eldridge
It's The Holiday Season!The holidays are here and we are ready to celebrate! There are holiday cruises (like the Thanksgiving Sunset Dolphin & Wildlife Cruise), Christmas concerts (BIG ARTS Community Chorus Holiday Concert), and the beloved 34th Annual Luminary Holiday Stroll! So many great choices for the whole family!
Experience hundreds of birds (maybe even a turkey?!) flocking in for their evening roostWatch dolphins play in our wake! We are grateful for themAlong the coastline of Sanibel, possibly s... Read More »
Cottages to Castles will be open to receive guests and celebrate the holidays by hosting a party at our 2427 Periwinkle Way office. Please stop by and say hello, enjoy a red velvet cupcak... Read More »
Let the BIG ARTS Concert Band help you get into the joyous mood of the holidays! Another BIG ARTS annual community event and a perennial, sell-out favorite. Read More »
Enjoy the music of the holidays with the wonderful BIG ARTS Community Chorus — an annual holiday tradition and a great way to celebrate the songs of the season. Read More »
Where is Santa on his last day before flying out? We found him on a deserted island in the waters surrounding Sanibel! Bring the family and join us while we cruise out among the dolph... Read More »
Bring the family and join us for cookies & eggnog! Listening to tropical music, we will cruise the tranquil waters of San Carlos Bay for a relaxing journey during the most visually sp... Read More »
A Festival For This, A Festival For That...
Nothing says fun quite like a festival does! There's food, music, drinks, entertainment, and so much more! We've picked out some good ones for everyone! We've got SCCF Wines in the Wild (it's a fundraiser, too!), CROW's 37th Taste of the Islands (YUM!), the 32nd Annual American Sand Sculpting Championship and Beach Festival (always a favorite!), and the Sanibel Masters Art Festival November (for all of our arts fans).
The longest running food festival in the area, the Taste features more than a dozen Island restaurants serving samples of great cuisine. Food and fun with friends! Read More »
Come celebrate sand, sun, art, and music! The 2018 American Sand Sculpting Championships is one of the biggest events of its kind in the United States. Nearly 50,000 attendees will pass ... Read More »
This festival has been a Sanibel Island Thanksgiving weekend tradition for 24 years. It showcases paintings in oil, acrylic and watercolor, drawings and pastels, 2D and 3D sanibel-islan... Read More »
Odds and Ends To Round Out Your Year!
Still need some events to complete your social calendar? Look no further! We've got some gems like the Sanibel Island Farmer's Market (open every Monday!), the Birdwatching (weekly, but ends on November 29th), and more!
International Games Week is an initiative run by volunteers from around the world to reconnect communities through their libraries around the educational, recreational, and social value o... Read More »
Participants at all stages of development—from notebook scribblers to published novelists—are invited to attend a variety of workshops in fiction, poetry, songwriting, children’s literatu... Read More »
The Sanibel Island Farmers Market located at City Hall is open every Sunday, starting October 7th from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. through May 26th. This will be the 11th season for the market on Sa... 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 »
FISH Board Member and local Sanibel entertainer, Chris Coile, will begin his performances at George & Wendy’s Seafood Grille on Mon. Nov. 19 at 6:00 p.m. Chris performs until 7:30 p.... 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!