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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.

  • Saturday, January 7, 2017 - Saturday, December 29, 2018

    Third Street South Farmers Market

    Every Saturday
    7:30 am – 11:30 am
    Third Street South

    Join your friends and neighbors for a stroll through the Third Street South Farmers Market. Overflowing with fresh and organic produce, flowers, pastas, cheeses, seafood, baked goods, jams, jellies and crafts, the Third Street Farmers Market offers something for everyone. The market is also well known for the best people and dog watching in town.

  • Saturday, October 14, 2017 - Saturday, May 12, 2018

    Art After Dark

    Second Saturday of each month from October through May
    6:00pm-9:00pm
    Location: Crayton Cove

    This event gives art enthusiasts and collectors an exceptional opportunity to enjoy an evening of fine art and fine dining alongside picturesque Naples Bay.

    The galleries participating in Art After Dark include Art Gallery Old Naples2, Earth & Fire, Guess-Fisher Gallery: Nestled in the Cove, Nora Butler Designs, Phil Fisher Gallery and Random Acts of Art. All hang new art and exhibits and offer complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres, and Guess-Fisher even provides entertainment by local musical talent. Also open during Art After Dark are the Naples Ship Store and The Beached Boat Co. With its collection of museum-quality ship random-acts-of-art-03-2models, maritime collectibles, paintings, gifts and marine/fishing supplies, the Naples Ship Store has catered to the nautical enthusiast since 1986. And at The Beached Boat Co, locals and winter residents alike will find “Coastal Cottage” furniture in vibrant colors and classic styles perfect for a beach house or casual coastal lifestyle.

    With restaurants like Bleu Provence, Chez Boez, The Dock and Boathouse Restaurant, most people taking part in Art After Dark cap their evening of fine art with a sumptuous gourmet meal. The experienced concentration of professional artists who make Art After Dark an exciting art evening is located at the intersection of 8th St. S. & 12th Ave. S., all within a one-block walk.

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  • Tuesday, October 31, 2017

    7th Annual Halloween SPOOKTACULAR on Fifth

    Tuesday, October 31, 2017
    4:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Fifth Avenue South

    Mark your calendars for the 7th Annual Halloween Spooktacular! Costume contests, live music, games, street dance, spooky movies, Trick or Treating, and so much more! This fantastic event attracts more than 30,000 folks to 5th Avenue South. Check back in September to sign up for the costume contests! If you are interested in participating as a vendor, school, or charitable organization, or if you would like to be a sponsor, please contact the Fifth Avenue South Office at 239.692.8436.

  • Saturday, November 11, 2017

    Paradise Coast Wine & Food Experience

    Saturday, November 11, 2017
    1:00pm-4:00pm

    Paradise Coast Food & Wine Experience presents rich and colorful moments for guests to taste, savor and explore the greater Southwest Florida culinary scene, from trends to regional traditions. Enjoy the Grand Tasting, a gourmet showcase by local chefs, emerging talent and nationally renowned culinary leaders who mix with patrons in a convivial setting. Lively cooking demonstrations, chef meet & greets and seminars and panels deliver unforgettable experiences for fans, connoisseurs, partners, purveyors and industry personalities.

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  • Thursday, December 7, 2017

    44th Annual Christmas Walk & Tree Lighting Ceremony

    Thursday, December 7, 2017
    5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    Don’t miss this Naples’ tradition as choral groups, dance troupes, theatre troupe, bands and more come together to bring this annual extravaganza to the Avenue. Join Mayor Bill Barnett and ABC 7 Anchor Krista Fogelsong as they light the tree and kick of the holidays on the Avenue.

  • Tuesday, December 12, 2017

    Christmas Parade

    Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    6:00pm-8:00pm

    Floats, Fire engines, school groups, School Bands, dance troupes, boy and girl scouts, civic groups and so much more bring this annual tradition to life! And, don’t forget Santa and Mrs. Claus! The parade follows the traditional route starting at South Broad, to 3rd Street to 5th Avenue South. For more information or to participate please contact the city of Naples at 239.213.7120.

  • Friday, December 15, 2017

    TUBA Christmas

    Friday, December 15, 2017
    6:30pm – 7:30pm

    Location: Sugden Plaza, 701 5th Ave South, 34102

    The holidays come to life as more than 70 musicians ranging in age from 11 to 80 ring in the season on tubas, euphoniums and more at this annual event. So bring a chair, and your best singing voice and come down to the Sugden Plaza for an unforgettable performance.