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Visiting the Southwest Florida Gulf Coast
Winter in southwest Florida – the weather's perfect for countless outdoor activities, from a relaxing day on a sandy beach to an nearby exploration of southwest Florida's unique ecology. And perhaps even better, communities from Sarasota and Venice to Bonita Springs and Naples are as inviting as ever, hosting a variety of special events, festivals, and family-friendly activities.
Gear heads gather in Fort Myers Beach on December 7th, when the 2016 Caribbean Classic Car Show fills Main Street with an impression array of rare and antique cars. Get a look under their hoods while enjoying live music, local food offerings, and prize giveaways. The fun gears up at 5 p.m.
Naples visitors can start their year off right by joining residents at the 20th Annual Naples New Year's Art Fair. Held along downtown's Fifth Avenue South district, the fair will showcase the works of more than 250 professional artists from all over the world. Get down early to see it all – the fair opens at 10 a.m. on January 2nd and 3rd.
The 2017 Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival promises a little something for everyone, January 23rd and 24th. It's a one-of-a-kind blend of food, music, and visual entertainment. Aside from the abundance of seafood and drink options, festival-goers will enjoy the feats of circus performers, magicians, and musicians performing everything from bagpipes to jazz to hard rock. It all goes down at Five Points Park in Sarasota.
The arts are alive in Fort Myers and the 2017 ArtFest is proof. It's two fun-filled days at the downtown riverfront, drawing big crowds with live entertainment, a 5K run/walk, art contests, activities just for kids, and, of course, an array of outstanding artwork on display, February 6th and 7th.
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