COASTE | DEC 2016 - JAN 2017

dec- jan

LOCAL ROOTS FARMER’S MARKETS Dec - Jan Local Roots is the largest sponsor of Farmer’s Markets in Southwest Florida, with seven locations across Lee County. You’ll enjoy the freshest in fruits, vegetables, meats, seafood and a lot more. Days and times vary by market location.

satu- rdays

GREENMARKET Sats Saturdays from 9 AM - 1 PM, the Alliance of the Arts hosts an exclusive selection of locally grown, caught and cultivated foods, as well as a number of other products available for purchase. Live entertainment, fun activities for kids, gardening classes, and live cooking provided by local chefs .

dec 1 - jan 1

EDISON & FORD HOLIDAY LIGHTS Dec 1 – Jan 1 Edison & Ford Holiday Nights has become a “must see” holiday tradition in Southwest Florida. During the

holidays the homes and gardens of the Edison and Ford families are seasonally decorated with millions of lights and historic decorations. Visitors will enjoy nightly entertainment, holiday tradition tours, and on select nights Santa visits (dates are to be determined). There is also food service, evening river cruises and the Edison and Ford estates, museum and lab are open nightly until 9:00 p.m.

dec 2- dec 3

SANIBEL-CAPTIVA LUMINARY FESTIVAL WEEKEND Dec 2-3 For more than three decades, island businesses, organizations, residents and visitors have gathered for one of Sanibel and Captiva’s most treasured annual events, the Luminary Festival. During the Luminary celebrations, the streets will be lined with glowing luminaries, decorated trees and other festive trimmings. Santa will pay his traditional visit on his fire truck to visit shopping centers, galleries, and local businesses. Sanibel and Captiva visitors and local residents can enjoy these two magical nights on the islands.

dec 3

FORT MYERS BEACH CHRISTMAS BOAT PARADE Dec 3 Come enjoy some Christmas spirit at the 28th Annual Fort Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade! Last year more than 30 boats participated and this year

promises to be even more exciting. The parade will pass by such establishments as Bootleggers Waterfront Barbeque, Parrot Key Caribbean Grill, Matanzas on the Bay, Nervous Nellies, Doc Ford’s and Bonita Bills — where you can kick back and enjoy the fun.

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