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‘Tween Waters Island Resort & Spa Continues Tradition - “Yes, there still is a Santa Claus!”

Nov 24, 2022 11:00PM ● By Daniela Jaeger

‘Tween Waters Island Resort & Spa Continues Tradition

By Hosting 27th Annual Tree Lighting Celebration Friday, November 25, 2022

“Yes, there still is a Santa Claus!”

Captiva Island, FL – ‘Tween Waters Island Resort & Spa of Captiva Island announced today that the legendary resort’s traditional beachfront Tree Lighting Celebration will continue for its 37th consecutive year on Friday, November 25, from 6 PM to 7.15 PM. The resort is located at 15951 Captiva Drive. Admission and parking are free but open only to persons with approved Sanibel Island Causeway passes.

“Although somewhat abbreviated due to hurricane aftermath, the evening provides the Sanibel and Captiva community the opportunity to gather, refocus on the positives and move the healing process forward,” says Doug Babcock, Chief Executive Officer of Sanibel Captiva Beach Resorts. “Every day is another day closer to near normal. We know the event will bring smiles and hugs, and we promise to entertain with some long-time favorites.” Those include:

·       6.00 PM to 7.00 PM: Steve Farst Band

·       7.00 PM: Tree Lighting

·       7.10 PM: Fireworks Display (Pending Approval)

·       Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Chicken Sandwiches, Bar Service — Cash Only

Guests can also enjoy the holiday magic virtually on YouTube @SanibelCaptivaBeachResorts

Free parking is available at ‘Tween Waters Captiva, as well as at the adjacent Captiva Yacht Club.

About Sanibel Captiva Beach Resorts

Sanibel Captiva Beach Resorts is a leader in Southwest Florida lodging management and marketing since 1931. Sanibel Captiva Beach Resorts offers four outstanding beach resorts, numerous restaurant and entertainment venues and options, marinas, spa, plus recreational opportunities to enjoy.