Naples: Local Area Events & Festivals
Great Canoe Dock Race
The Great Canoe Dock Race is one of Naples’ most popular events where people come together throughout the country to compete and watch this exciting race. Each year, there is a different theme where attendees get to dress up and contestants can decorate their canoes for a chance to win “Best Dressed Canoe.” There is even a themed parade to launch the event. Whether competing or watching, the Great Canoe Dock Race is sure to be an incredible time!
Stone Crab Festival
The annual Stone Crab Festival is an exciting weekend full of food, entertainment, and lots of stone crab! This one of a kind event allows attendees to experience the breathtaking Naples waterfront view while enjoying a variety of activities, both on land and in the water.
Taste Of Collier
Taste Of Collier is non-profit Naples tradition where over 30 amazing local restaurants come together and provide samples for attendees to enjoy. Taste of Collier is an afternoon event filled with entertainment and fun, featuring performances by talented local musicians, ice-carving demonstrations, and cooking competitions. All proceeds from this exciting event are donated to local charities.
Naples Downtown Festival Of The Arts
The Naples Downtown Festival Of The Arts is an annual event that takes place each winter season. It’s a wonderful festival for artists, collectors, and art enthusiasts to come together and enjoy an array of incredible, unique, art pieces. This event takes place on beautiful 5th Avenue South.
Summer Jazz On The Gulf
Summer Jazz On The Gulf takes place one evening each month from June through September at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. Enjoy a relaxing jazz concert right on the water and experience the tropical, Naples ambiance while watching the sunset. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets for a fun, casual evening.
Naples Grape Escape
The Naples Grape Escapes takes place once a year on Fifth Avenue South. Guests can enjoy six blocks of gourmet food, fine wines, artisan beers, live entertainment, and more! All proceeds from this event benefit the Rotary Foundation Charities.
Naples Downtown Festival of the Arts
The Naples Downtown Festival Of The Arts is an annual event that takes place each spring season. It’s a wonderful festival for artists, collectors, and art enthusiasts to come together and enjoy an array of incredible, unique, art pieces. This event takes place on beautiful 5th Avenue South.