Naples & SW Florida Festivals and Events

Naples, Florida is not just known for its pristine beaches and luxurious lifestyle but also for its vibrant community spirit showcased through a myriad of festivals, special events, and parades throughout the year. Each month, residents and visitors alike eagerly anticipate the diverse array of festivities that celebrate everything from art and culture to food and music, making Naples a hub of excitement and entertainment.

From the renowned Naples Winter Wine Festival, one of the most prestigious charity wine auctions in the world, to the lively Naples Stone Crab Festival, there's always something to delight every palate and interest. Art aficionados flock to the Naples National Art Festival, where they can admire and purchase exquisite works from talented artists across the nation. Music lovers groove to the tunes of jazz, blues, and classical melodies at the annual Paradise Coast Wine & Jazz Festival, while food enthusiasts indulge in culinary delights at the Naples Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival.

But it's not just about the big-name events—Naples thrives on its smaller, community-driven gatherings too. From monthly farmers' markets brimming with fresh produce and artisanal goods to neighborhood block parties and holiday celebrations, there's a sense of camaraderie that permeates the air. Whether you're strolling along the picturesque streets of downtown Naples or lounging in Cambier Park, you'll find yourself immersed in the infectious energy of the local festivals, making every visit to Naples an unforgettable experience.

Annual Events in Naples & SW Florida

January

  • Downtown Naples New Year's Art Fair
  • Naples Winter Wine Festival
  • Ft. Myers Seafood & Music Festival
  • Swamp Buggy Races

February

  • Art in the Park
  • Bonita Springs Seafood & Mustic Festival
  • Cars on 5th
  • Everglades City Seafood Festival
  • Naples National Art Fair
  • Naples Seafood & Music Festival
  • St. Katherine Greek Festival

March

  • Art in the Park
  • Collier County Fair
  • Downtown Naples Festival of the Arts
  • Naples Craft Beer Fest
  • Marco Island S. Patrick's Day Parade & Hooley
  • Naples St. Patricks Day Parade
  • Marco Island Seafood & Mustic Festival
  • Naples and Marco Island Antique Car Show

April

  • Minto US OPEN Pickleball Championships
  • Marco Island Spring Jubilee
  • Taste of Marco

May

  • Great Dock Canoe Race

June

July

  • Fourth of July Parade & Fireworks

August

September

October

  • Stone Crab Festival
  • Swamp Buggy Races
  • Naples Internatioinal Film Festival
  • Brew-Hah-Ha Craft Beer Festival at Mercato

November

  • Marco Island Craft Beer & Fine Food Festival
  • Night Lights in the Garden

December

  • Christmas Boat Parade on Naples Bay
  • Ft Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade
  • Marco Island Christmas Island Style Boat Parade
  • Night Lights in the Garden
  • Swamp Heritage Festival

Monthly Events in Naples

  • Evening on Fifth
  • Marco Island Yoga at South Beach
  • Music in the Garden
  • Third Street Suth Farmers Market
  • Marco Island Farmers Market
  • Marco Island Movie in the Par
  • Marco Island Winter Concert Series
  • Naples Artcrafters Festivals