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20 Things To Do in Cape Coral This August & September

Looking for something to do in the Months of August & September? We've got you covered with festivals, fundraisers, community events, and so much more!

Festivals, Food & Brews, and Shows

We've got something for just about every weekend in the next couple months. You can check out the 5th Annual South Cape Bacon Fest Trolley Event, the Tiki Festival, or maybe even the Halfway to St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl. Lots of options, tons of fun!

5th Annual South Cape Bacon Fest Trolley Event - start Aug 11 2018 0700PM

5th Annual South Cape Bacon Fest Trolley Event - Aug 11, 2018 07:00PM

Don't miss this bacon-themed trolley event that's become a staple in Cape Coral's Entertainment District! You'll take the trolleys around South Cape, stopping at various locations to enjo... Read More » 

Brews  Bites - start Aug 30 2018 0600PM

Brews & Bites - Aug 30, 2018 06:00PM

Brews & Bites is a Craft Beer and Food Pairing Event. 3 Breweries - 3 Brewmasters - 6 Brews & Awesome food.Limited to 100 attendees, Brews & Bites is the first Craft Beer pair... Read More » 

 4th Annual Putt  Brew - start Sep 08 2018 0300PM

4th Annual Putt & Brew - Sep 08, 2018 03:00PM

The South Cape Hospitality and Entertainment Associations team up with Miller Lite to host the 4th Annual South Cape Putt & Brew!With a 3pm shotgun start, this putting challenge will ... Read More » 

Halfway to St Patricks Day Pub Crawl - start Sep 15 2018 0700PM

Halfway to St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl - Sep 15, 2018 07:00PM

Celebrate HALFWAY to St. Patrick's Day with an Irish inspired pub crawl in Cape Coral's Entertainment District!What better way to celebrate the halfway mark than with a bar crawl? You'll ... Read More » 

Tiki Festival - start Sep 15 2018 1100AM

Tiki Festival - Sep 15, 2018 11:00AM

Public is welcome! Free admission. Wear your favorite tropical attire! Vendors, crafts, horseshoes, cornhole, BBQ, live music, food, drinks & more! Interested vendors please post in t... Read More » 

Tropical Fun-Shine Polynesian Show - start Sep 29 2018 0700PM

Tropical Fun-Shine Polynesian Show -  Sep 29, 2018 07:00PM

This Polynesian dance show will have your heart pounding to Tantalizing Tahitian beats. Swaying hula dancers will mesmerize you as they tell a story with their hula hands to the music of ... Read More » 

An Event for Every Member of the Family

The fun doesn't have to end just because summer is coming to an end and the kids are heading back to school. As we head into the end of summer/beginning of fall, we have something for mom, something for the whole family, and something for the music lovers in your family.

Moms  Mimosas - start Aug 12 2018 0100PM

Moms & Mimosas! - Aug 12, 2018 01:00PM

Want the ultimate DIY experience? 1️⃣Grab a friend or 2! (Or come alone!) 2️⃣Sign up on our website for the class and project you want.3️⃣Show up and your materials will be ready! Your in... Read More » 

Just For Fun Dog Show - start Aug 18 2018 0900AM

Just For Fun Dog Show - Aug 18, 2018 09:00AM

ALL DOGS ARE WELCOMED!!!Spend a fun day with your dog and family. Check out dog related vendors. Enter your dog in as many categories as you like to win a prize. Awards given for 1st, 2nd... Read More » 

Surfer Blood The Freecoasters and Yr Glow at Nice Guys - start Aug 24 2018 0800PM

Surfer Blood, The Freecoasters and Yr Glow at Nice Guys - Aug 24, 2018 08:00PM

Surfer Blood is coming to Nice Guys!! Freecoasters, Going Out, and Yr Glow will be opening up!--FREE ENTRY for 21+ and $5 for under 21-- We will fill up quick, so get here early and don't... Read More »    

Art & DIY 

Get your art on with one of Cape Coral Art League many classes being offered/coming soon and make sure your mark your calendar for the Florida Friendly Landscaping Workshop!

Thursday Sketching Class with Rich Goodnight - start Sep 06 2018 0100PM

Thursday Sketching Class with Rich Goodnight - Sep 06, 2018 01:00PM

Love sketching? Join Rich Goodnight on Thursday's to hone your skiills and have fun doing it. Read More » 

Acrylic Painting for Beginners Plus - start Sep 10 2018 0100PM

Acrylic Painting for Beginners Plus - Sep 10, 2018 01:00PM

If you have some experience with acrylic, this class will help you perfect your techniques. Pat will cover materials, color mixing and a variety of strokes and application techniques. You... Read More » 

Florida Friendly Landscaping Workshop - start Sep 22 2018 1000AM

Florida Friendly Landscaping Workshop - Sep 22, 2018 10:00AM

Join us at a Florida Friendly Landscaping (FFL) class to learn the nine principles that guide Florida friendly landscaping in Lee County. Each principle is covered in class so you can app... Read More » 

Community Events and Fundraisers 

We've got some great picks to help you get involved and give back to your community. You love animals? Check out the Black Ties & Tails Masquerade Ball. Want to help the environment? Plant some trees at Trees for the Seas. Do your part any way you can.

Trees for the Seas  - start Aug 11 2018 0800AM

Trees for the Seas - Aug 11, 2018 08:00AM

Let's meet up, plant trees and talk Trees for the Seas! Please join us in planting trees to combat water pollution. It is heartbreaking what we've seen this summer on our precious shores ... Read More » 

Hands Along The Water - start Aug 12 2018 1000AM

Hands Along The Water - Aug 12, 2018 10:00AM

What if 5,000 or 10,000 of us linked hands one morning on the beaches from Coast to Coast? We'd be on every TV station in the country. Do you have 15 minutes to spare for our beaches and ... Read More » 

American Heart Association BLS Provider Course - start Aug 25 2018 1000AM

American Heart Association BLS Provider Course - Aug 25, 2018 10:00AM

This is the healthcare provider CPR / AED course. This class is instructor lead and you will review single rescuer as well as 2 rescuer CPR. You will receive your certification card same ... Read More » 

TEE OFF FOR TAKE OFF GOLF EVENT - start Aug 31 2018 0700AM


PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE INAUGURAL TEE OFF FOR TAKE OFF GOLF EVENT BENEFITING THE COLLIER-LEE HONOR FLIGHTEnjoy a day of golf, food, drinks, games, fun, and more on Cape Coral’s premier gol... Read More » 

Black Ties  Tails Masquerade Ball - start Sep 29 2018 0700PM

Black Ties & Tails Masquerade Ball - Sep 29, 2018 07:00PM

Cape Coral Pet Vet has reached its 10 year anniversary and to celebrate we would like to give back to our community. A cause that is special to our hearts is the Cape Coral Animal Shelter... Read More » 

Ongoing Events 

Don't forget about these ongoing weekly/monthly events! Check out the weekly farmer's markets for some fresh finds at Surfside Sunset Market, FREE trivia night at Tacos and Trivia Night at Paddywagons, and SWF Critical Mass Cycling on the last Friday of the month. It's a Win-Win-Win.  

Surfside Sunset Market - start Oct 31 2017 0100PM

Surfside Sunset Market - Every Tuesday at 01:00PM

The Surfside Sunset Market is located at The Shops at Surfside. From November through April, the market is located outside near Woody’s Rum Bar & Grill. From May through November, the... Read More » 

Tacos and Trivia Night - start Jul 03 2018 0600PM

Tacos and Trivia Night - Tuesdays at 06:00PM

PADDY WAGON TRIVIA NIGHT🍀☘️Tacos, Trivia, and Text Tuesday.FREE to play with prizes! Come on down starts at 6:00pm for music and food.FREE Trivia starts at 7 till 9.Come see your favorite... Read More » 

SWF Critical Mass Cycling - start Jun 29 2018 0700PM

SWF Critical Mass Cycling - Last Friday of the Month at 07:00PM

Southwest Florida Critical Mass is a collection of cyclists young and old, casual and competitive. We come together to enjoy riding bikes and sharing good times. You'll find fun and well ... Read More » 


Don't see your favorite included? Please share your event with us by posting to our calendar. It's free and a great way to spread the word!