5 Things To Do This Weekend in Fort Myers (April 5 – 7)

Art, BBQ, friendship, fundraiser, music and more!

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

Art Walk

Friday: A must do in the River District social scene is the monthly Art Walk. Always on the First Friday, visit the many exciting galleries, exhibitions, and performances. FREE to the public with many venues featuring additional attractions and specials. Rain or shine, 6-10 pm.


Best Buddies Friendship WalkBest Buddies Friendship Walk

Saturday: The Best Buddies Friendship Walk is the number one walk raising awareness and funds to support inclusion for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). When you walk with us, you can also expect to dance, laugh, smile, and make a new friend. And you’ll be growing our Southwest Florida Best Buddies programs dedicated to one-to-one friendships, leadership development, and integrated job opportunities for individuals with IDD. Join us at 8 am at Miromar Outlets!


Community Outreach Against Child Hunger Fundraiser

Saturday: From 4 – 7 pm, Millennial Brewing will host the second family-friendly fundraiser and silent auction for C.O.A.C.H. The three-hour event will feature a 50/50 drawing, raffle prizes, food trucks, kid’s area and a variety of silent auction items. All proceeds raised will be used to purchase fresh and non-perishable food items that are distrusted to families in need. C.O.A.C.H. (Community Outreach Against Child Hunger) is a community outreach project designed by members of the Fort Myers Police Department.


BBQ, Bands & Brew10th Annual BBQ, Bands & Brew

Sunday: Builders Care is hosting its tenth annual BBQ, Bands & Brew fundraising event from 11 am – 6 pm at Centennial Park! A family fun event boasting the best BBQ in town, including local barbecue vendors, a friendly BBQ competition, live music all day long, games and fun for all ages to benefit Lee BIA Builders Care. Featuring live music from local bands, a cornhole tournament, a Kids’ Barnyard Area showcases games, crafts and activities for the whole family. Parking is free, with VIP parking available for a fee. Blankets and chairs welcome. Dogs, beach umbrellas and coolers will NOT be permitted. Admission is $10 a person and Children 12 and younger are free.


Ben Allen Band at Bell Tower

Sunday: Join us from 1 – 4 pm for the return of the Ben Allen Band to Bell Tower Shops at Center Court as the kick off to our Festi-Bell! Be sure to bring the whole family our for this afternoon of FREE family fun! Mike Tyler of Cat Country will be here with giveaways and more!