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Events Calendar

Downtown Naples is alive with unique and exciting events throughout the year…

…live musical entertainment, theatrical performances, culinary and art festivals, car shows, book fairs, monthly street parties, parades and spectacular seasonal celebrations such as Mardi Gras, St. Patrick’s Day, Christmas Walk and more.

  • Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - Tuesday, April 28, 2015

    Dogs in the Garden

    Every Tuesday from November 4, 2014 – April 28, 2015
    Hours: 8am-11am
    Naples Botanical Garden, 4820 Bayshore Dr., Naples, FL 34112
    877-433-1874

    Take advantage of this beloved tradition at Naples Botanical Garden to spend some time with your furry friend exploring the beautiful cultivated gardens and the nature preserve. One dog per person. Dogs must be on leash, and no retractable leashes please. You’re free to explore everywhere except the Children’s Garden. Dogs must be up-to-date on all vaccinations and registrations; one dog per adult. Dog walk days on Sunday mornings, Tuesday mornings and Thursday afternoons.
    Admission: Garden members and members dogs FREE; $9.95 per dog and $14.95 per adult for non-members.

  • Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - Wednesday, April 29, 2015

    Guided Walks at Bird Rookery Swamp

    Every Wednesday from November 5, 2014 – April 29, 2015
    Hours: 9:00 – 11:30 AM
    1295 Shady Hollow Blvd W, Naples, FL 34120
    239-657-2253

    These guided walks are led by CREW’s outstanding volunteer naturalists. See below for the dates each naturalist leads his/her guided walks. George Luther & Bob Melin Wednesdays (9 – 11:30 AM) – November through April 1st Sundays (1:30 – 4 PM) – November through April 4th Saturdays (9 – 11:30 AM) – November through August Chrissy Podos 1st and 4th Thursdays (9 – 11:30 AM) – February and March Jack Shine 2nd and 3rd Thursdays (9 – 11:30 AM) – February and March Join our excellent volunteers for an entertaining and informative 2.5-hour guided walk on a portion of the Bird Rookery Swamp trails near Naples, FL. Learn the history, see wildlife, enjoy the views.

  • Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - Saturday, April 04, 2015

    The Naples Players Presents: “Oklahoma”

    Wednesday, March 4, 2015 – Saturday, April 4, 2015

    Location: 701 5th Avenue South, Naples FL 34102

    Oklahoma! is the groundbreaking musical that launched the successful songwriting collaboration of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. Set in turn-of-the-century Oklahoma, this is the cherished love story of confident cowboy, Curly, and the beguiling farm girl, Laurey. With a score of unforgettable songs like “People Will Say We’re In Love,” “Surrey with the Fringe on Top,”and “Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’,” this classic celebrates a territory on the verge of statehood, people resolving their differences and the electricity and excitement of young love.
    Tickets may be purchased in person at our box office, Monday through Friday 10 AM to 4 PM and Saturday 10AM to 1 PM – AND ALWAYS TWO HOURS BEFORE PERFORMANCES.
    Contact: Naples Players
    Phone: 239.263.7990

  • Saturday, March 28, 2015

    Annual Butterfly Release by Avow Hospice

    Saturday, March 28, 2015
    10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Location: Cambier Park

    Avow holds its annual butterfly release Saturday, March 28, at Cambier Park. activities will include an exhibit of hundreds of live butterflies. A memorial service with inspirational readings, music and a reading of names of loved ones being remembered will take place.

    To include a name to be read during the public remembrance ceremony, a gift of $40 per name will be collected with advance registration. Proceeds will benefit Avow Hospice to support end-of-life care in Collier County. Early registration is encouraged to ensure inclusion. A limited number of name registrations will be available on the day of the event prior to the start of the ceremony for a gift of $50.

    Contact: AVOW Hospice
    For More Information Phone: 239-649-3697

  • Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - Saturday, April 25, 2015

    The Naples Players Presents: “Love, Loss, and What I Wore”

    Wednesday, April 1, 2015 – Saturday, April 25, 2015

    Location: 701 5th Avenue South, Naples FL 34102

    Love, Loss & What I Wore is an intimate collection of stories that takes a lighthearted and heartfelt peak in to the lives of women and the clothes that conjure memories of their most significant life moments. As the women muse over their most revered clothing and accessories, they reveal the intricacies of the mother/daughter relationship, the truth about the men they loved and lost and their ability to remain strong in the face of adversity.

    Tickets may be purchased in person at our box office, Monday through Friday 10 AM to 4 PM and Saturday 10AM to 1 PM – AND ALWAYS TWO HOURS BEFORE PERFORMANCES.

    Contact: Naples Players
    Phone: 239.263.7990

  • Saturday, April 4, 2015

    Art in the Park

    April 4, 2015
    10:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Cambier Park and 8th Street South

    The Naples Art Association (NAA) proudly connects artists with art shoppers in another terrific season of Art in the Park.

    Since 1957 Art in the Park has remained the monthly members show showcasing the talents of our member artists. Believed to be the first outdoor art show held in Naples, Art in the Park carries on the tradition of providing our community access to the very creative fine art and craftwork of our member artists.

    The Naples Art Association is proud to host this juried art show held on the first Saturday of each month from November through April, 10am-4pm. Art in the Park is held in conjunction with “First Saturday” an event directed toward children and families. Children of all ages will have the opportunity to experience working in many mediums, expanding their creativity.

  • Saturday, April 4, 2015 - Sunday, April 26, 2015

    Gulfshore Playhouse Presents: “The Liar”

    Saturday, April 4, 2015 – Sunday, April 26, 2015

    Location: The Norris Center, 755 8th Street, Naples FL 34102

    From the comic genius who brought us Venus In Fur comes a new adaptation of one of world theatre’s funniest plays. The Liar takes us to Paris in 1643 and our hero is everything a hero should be: charming, charismatic, handsome, passionate. His only flaw? He cannot tell the truth. Paired with a manservant who cannot tell a lie, this comic dynamic duo take on all that 17th century France can throw at them. Wordplay, swordplay, mistaken identity, romance, wit, and a few big whoppers combine to make this romp an unforgettable night at the theatre.
    Tickets: 1.866.811.4111

  • Thursday, April 9, 2015

    Evening on Fifth & Real Estate Open House

    Thursday, April 9, 2015
    6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

    Location: Fifth Avenue South
    Enjoy live Music, shopping, dining, dancing on fabulous 5th Avenue South! Evening on 5th will feature an array of live musical performances throughout the sidewalk areas of 5th Avenue South. The night will also include fabulous dining, and the opportunity to explore the distinct boutiques, shops, and galleries that span from 9th Street to 3rd Street. Whether you want to relax with friends at dinner or dessert, or dance with your favorite entertainers, you won’t want to miss this event. 5th Avenue Realtors will also be hosting Open Houses!
    Contact: Fifth Avenue South Business Improvement District
    Phone: 239.692.8436

    Learn More

  • Saturday, April 11, 2015

    Fine Art & Craft Show

    Saturday, April 11, 2015
    10:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Location: 580 8th Street South & Cambier Park
    Located in beautiful Cambier Park, one block south of Fifth Avenue and Tamiami Trail (US41), Naples FL
    Naples, Florida is home to a thriving art and crafts community, and the Naples Artcrafters is an association of artists and craft artisans that sponsors a juried Fine Art and Craft Show every month from October through April.
    Established in 1967, we are a non-profit organization that is committed to promoting excellence in arts and crafts and to supporting established artists, craftspersons and students by providing a venue for the display and sale of their work in a beautiful setting.

    Learn More

  • Thursday, April 16, 2015

    Third Thursdays on Third

    6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Third Street South, Naples, FL

    Every Third Thursday of the month, the courtyards and plazas of Third Street South resound with music. From 6:30 until 9:30 pm, listen to jazz, rock, folk, steel band or some other group, and if the spirit moves – as it always does – dance until you can dance no more. The shops are open, the restaurants welcome you, and the music beckons. Come. Thursdays on Third is all about fun.

  • Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - Saturday, May 16, 2015

    The Naples Players Presents: “The Last Romance”

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 – Saturday, May 16, 2015

    Location: 701 5th Avenue South, Naples FL 34102

    What if? Everyone wonders what could have been and Ralph a widowed, retired railroader who once aspired to be a professional opera singer, is no exception. But a second chance at love brings new hope when Ralph unexpectedly takes a different path on his daily walk meeting Carol, an elegant dog lover. Their late-in-life love blossoms and proves that love has no age limit. The Last Romance is a bittersweet romantic comedy that illustrates that it’s never too late to make each day count.

    Tickets may be purchased in person at our box office, Monday through Friday 10 AM to 4 PM and Saturday 10AM to 1 PM – AND ALWAYS TWO HOURS BEFORE PERFORMANCES.

    Contact: Naples Players
    Phone: 239.263.7990

  • Sunday, April 26, 2015

    32nd Annual Taste of Collier

    Sunday, April 26, 2015

    Taste Of Collier, a long-standing Naples tradition, is an afternoon of family fun featuring live performances by area musicians, the crowd-pleasing ice-carving contest, chef’s competition and of course, savory samples from over 30 of the best local restaurants in Collier County!

    Taste Of Collier is a way for area restaurants to say “Thank You” to the year-round residents for their patronage, while also raising monies for local charitable organizations.

    For more information visit www.tasteofcollier.com

  • Thursday, May 14, 2015

    Evening on Fifth & RCC Night

    Thursday, May 14, 2015
    6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

    Location: Fifth Avenue South
    Enjoy live Music, shopping, dining, dancing on fabulous 5th Avenue South! Evening on 5th will feature an array of live musical performances throughout the sidewalk areas of 5th Avenue South. The night will also include fabulous dining, and the opportunity to explore the distinct boutiques, shops, and galleries that span from 9th Street to 3rd Street. Whether you want to relax with friends at dinner or dessert, or dance with your favorite entertainers, you won’t want to miss this event. Special Discounts will be offered to RCC Club Members as a thank you for your patronage on 5th!
    Contact: Fifth Avenue South Business Improvement District
    Phone: 239.692.8436

    Learn More

  • Thursday, May 21, 2015

    Third Thursdays on Third

    6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Third Street South, Naples, FL

    Every Third Thursday of the month, the courtyards and plazas of Third Street South resound with music. From 6:30 until 9:30 pm, listen to jazz, rock, folk, steel band or some other group, and if the spirit moves – as it always does – dance until you can dance no more. The shops are open, the restaurants welcome you, and the music beckons. Come. Thursdays on Third is all about fun.

  • Thursday, June 18, 2015

    Third Thursdays on Third

    6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Third Street South, Naples, FL

    Every Third Thursday of the month, the courtyards and plazas of Third Street South resound with music. From 6:30 until 9:30 pm, listen to jazz, rock, folk, steel band or some other group, and if the spirit moves – as it always does – dance until you can dance no more. The shops are open, the restaurants welcome you, and the music beckons. Come. Thursdays on Third is all about fun.

  • Thursday, July 16, 2015

    Third Thursdays on Third

    6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Third Street South, Naples, FL

    Every Third Thursday of the month, the courtyards and plazas of Third Street South resound with music. From 6:30 until 9:30 pm, listen to jazz, rock, folk, steel band or some other group, and if the spirit moves – as it always does – dance until you can dance no more. The shops are open, the restaurants welcome you, and the music beckons. Come. Thursdays on Third is all about fun.

  • Thursday, August 20, 2015

    Third Thursdays on Third

    6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Third Street South, Naples, FL

    Every Third Thursday of the month, the courtyards and plazas of Third Street South resound with music. From 6:30 until 9:30 pm, listen to jazz, rock, folk, steel band or some other group, and if the spirit moves – as it always does – dance until you can dance no more. The shops are open, the restaurants welcome you, and the music beckons. Come. Thursdays on Third is all about fun.

  • Thursday, September 17, 2015

    Third Thursdays on Third

    6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Third Street South, Naples, FL

    Every Third Thursday of the month, the courtyards and plazas of Third Street South resound with music. From 6:30 until 9:30 pm, listen to jazz, rock, folk, steel band or some other group, and if the spirit moves – as it always does – dance until you can dance no more. The shops are open, the restaurants welcome you, and the music beckons. Come. Thursdays on Third is all about fun.

  • Thursday, October 15, 2015

    Third Thursdays on Third

    6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Third Street South, Naples, FL

    Every Third Thursday of the month, the courtyards and plazas of Third Street South resound with music. From 6:30 until 9:30 pm, listen to jazz, rock, folk, steel band or some other group, and if the spirit moves – as it always does – dance until you can dance no more. The shops are open, the restaurants welcome you, and the music beckons. Come. Thursdays on Third is all about fun.

  • Thursday, November 19, 2015

    Third Thursdays on Third

    6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Third Street South, Naples, FL

    Every Third Thursday of the month, the courtyards and plazas of Third Street South resound with music. From 6:30 until 9:30 pm, listen to jazz, rock, folk, steel band or some other group, and if the spirit moves – as it always does – dance until you can dance no more. The shops are open, the restaurants welcome you, and the music beckons. Come. Thursdays on Third is all about fun.

  • Thursday, December 17, 2015

    Third Thursdays on Third

    6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Third Street South, Naples, FL

    Every Third Thursday of the month, the courtyards and plazas of Third Street South resound with music. From 6:30 until 9:30 pm, listen to jazz, rock, folk, steel band or some other group, and if the spirit moves – as it always does – dance until you can dance no more. The shops are open, the restaurants welcome you, and the music beckons. Come. Thursdays on Third is all about fun.