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
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
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.