Events & Holidays

Sanibel 4th of July Parade

One of my favorite island celebrations is the Sanibel 4th of July Parade! Here’s a recap of the 2016 Sanibel 4th of July Parade.

National Seashell Day!

The first day of Summer is now recognized as National Seashell Day here in Southwest Florida! Here’s how to shellebrate….

5 Coastal Holiday Decor Tricks

To help you get started with your coastal holiday decor – here are 5 tips and tricks we found for the perfect coastal holiday.

Luminary Night on Sanibel

Last year was our first time participating in Luminary Night on Sanibel – and we had a tremendous turn out!

Veterans Day on Sanibel

Every year, for as long as I can remember, the City of Sanibel hosts this special program in honor of our Veterans, many of which who attend are full-time or part-time island residents.

Does Southwest Florida Have Fall?

In the state of “Endless Summer” does Florida even celebrate Fall?

Independence Day Celebrations on the Islands

Every year, the islands celebrate Independence Day with a patriotic parade down Periwinkle Way. Celebrate America’s Birthday, Island-Style!

Sanibel Beach Weddings – Do’s & Don’ts

Wedding season is here! A number of weddings happen in the spring and summer months throughout the country… but here on Sanibel and Captiva Island, every season is wedding season.

Sanibel Farmers Market Tradition

If you’ve visited Sanibel & Captiva Islands in the winter or early spring, you’ve probably experienced the Sanibel Farmers Market first-handedly. Locals and vacationers alike flock to the market on Sunday mornings to bask in the bounty of fresh fruits, vegetables, seafood and pastries. Since 2008, farmers, bakers, fishermen and chefs have brought their local […]

Captiva Christmas: Tree Lighting Kicks-off Season

Our family just had a blast at the Tree Lighting festivities at Tween Waters Inn on Captiva Island. They hold this event every year, but it was the first time we went – and we’re glad we did. Tween Waters has limited parking so we rode an open air trolley from South Seas. This was […]