5 Things To Do This Weekend in Fort Myers (Oct 25-28)

Carnivals, costumes, festivals, pets, trick-or-treating and more!

Making weekend plans?  Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Fort Myers:

Howl-O-Ween Adoption Event & Party @ Millennial Brewing

Thursday:  Celebrate Howl-O-Ween from 6 – 9 pm at Millennial Brewing with some tasty brews and adoptable dogs from Doghouse Rescue Academy! Bring your dogs and enter them in the costume contest, there will be prizes. Entry fee is a suggested donation. There will be food trucks, raffles, and more! 


Six Wags Over Fort Myers Pet Carnival

Saturday:  Iona Hope Episcopal Church will be hosting their 2nd annual Pet Carnival. This event from 10 am – 2 pm is a celebration for pets and their families featuring: Spotted Dog Cafe who will serve homemade entrees for canines and luncheon menu for people;  Pink Poodle Spa who will have a massage for people and pampering for pooches; Pet Photos with St. Francis with keepsakes made on site. FREE to attend! All animals are welcome but should be up to date on vaccinations. All animals need to be leashed or otherwise restrained out of respect for others attending. Enjoy the “No Bark” Silent Auction, Empawium Gift Shop, featuring unique, handcrafted pet-related items; Homemade Cat and Dog Treat Sale, Bake Sale, Pet Rescue Adoptions and a Petting Zoo.


Bass Pro Shops Halloween Event

Saturday thru Wednesday:   Bass Pro Shops will be hosting their annual FREE Halloween event from 12 – 5 pm.  It will include a free 4×6 photo, Halloween crafts, trick or treating, pumpkin toss, free giveaways, and a costume parade! Everything is good while supplies lasts! *The first 75 kids each day will receive a free trick or treat bag! *The first 100 kids on Saturday will receive a free glow in the dark mug! Trick or treating is on certain days, please see the full schedule.


Gulf Ghost Town Center Halloween

Saturday:  Gulf Coast Town Center will be having a FREE trick or treating Halloween event from 5 – 8 pm that will feature participating stores handing out candy and other goodies to guests. There will also be a family and child costume contest, trunk or treat with scavenger lead retailer treasure hunt, pumpkin carving contest for retailers and patrons, fall crafts, live music, kids activities like bounce houses and face painting and multiple photo stops and booths.


Fort Myers Italian Fest

Sunday:  The Rotary Club of Fort Myers will be hosting Italian Fest from 11 am – 5 pm at the Alliance for the Arts! This FREE annual event features entertainment, raffles, games for the kids and adults and Italian food and drink. Some of the finest Italian food establishments from across southwest Florida will take part, serving up authentic culinary delights throughout the day. There will also be a spaghetti-eating contest for both children and adults. Always one of the highlights of the Italian Fest, dozens of participants will dive into this messy but delicious event on the main stage. 
*Cost for food and beverages.