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9th Annual Florida Marine Market & Seafood Festival

9th Annual Florida Marine Market & Seafood Festival

September 14-16, 2018 – South Florida Fairgrounds

The 9th Annual Florida Marine Flea Market and Seafood Festival, and Florida Fall Boat Show are all at one location. The marine event runs Sept 14-15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd, West Palm Beach, Florida. Bargain hunters looking for deals can visit marine booths as vendors exhibit and sell their nautical and marine related merchandise and services during the two day festival. The nautical flea market will have antique collectibles and maps, marine artefacts, rods, reels, lures and lines, boating apparel, taxidermy, diving equipment, and much more. For more info, click here.

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Chicago – The Musical

Chicago – The Musical

July 2-29, 2018 – Naples Players

Chicago Summer Musical -Dazzling and Enduring – Set in the roaring twenties, with its universal tale of fame, fortune and “All That Jazz,” choreography. Earning 6 Tony Awards, a Grammy and the record for the longest -running musical revival and the longest -running American musical in Broadway history, Chicago sets the bar for entertainment. *LIVE ORCHESTRA Chicago Summer Musical -Dazzling and Enduring- Set in the roaring twenties, with its universal tale of fame, fortune and “All That Jazz,” choreography. Earning 6 Tony Awards, a Grammy and the record for the longest -running musical revival and the longest -running American musical in Broadway history, Chicago sets the bar for entertainment. To read more or purchase tickets, click here.

 

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2018 SUMMER DINING DEALS IN NAPLES

2018 SUMMER DINING DEALS IN NAPLES

The time has come that locals and summer visitors dream about: when restaurants begin to unveil the most amazing discounts and summer dining deals in Naples that you won’t get any other time of year. This is just the beginning—we’ll continue to update this Insiders’ Guide as we receive new tips and details, so give this page a bookmark and check back throughout the summer for the latest discounts at our favorite restaurants and bars in Southwest Florida. For more information, click here.

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Cirque du Soleil – Crystal

Cirque du Soleil – Crystal

Germain Arena

July 12-15, 2018

Crystal is an Arena touring show by Cirque du Soleil that started previewing to the public in October 2017, with an official premiere in December 2017. It is Cirque du Soleil’s 42nd original show since 1984, and the first one done on an ice rink. Crystal blends several circus acts with high-level ice skating. It is described as a woman shattering reality to discover herself in the world of possibility. For more information, click here.

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Maxi Priest – Easy to Love

Maxi Priest – Easy to Love

Southwest Florida Event Center

Friday, June 22, 2018, 8:00pm – 9:30pm

Only a handful of singers succeed in transcending their genre without losing the essence of who they are. Superstar Maxi Priest is one of those artists whose own unique vision has led him to tremendous international success, being the first reggae artist to have a No. 1 hit worldwide, including the U.S. Billboard charts. For more information, click here.

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Third Street South Farmers Market

Third Street South Farmers Market

Behind Tommy Bahamas in the Neapolitan parking lot

Every Saturday, June 2-30th, 2018, 7:30am – 11:30am

The Third Street Farmers Market overflows with fresh produce, flowers, pastas, cheeses, seafood, grass fed beef, all manner of pastries & baked goods, prepared foods, jams, relishes, fresh roasted coffees, dog treats, baskets, jewelry and much more. Click on Market Vendors for more on individual products. For more information, click here.

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Sizzle SWFL Restaurant Week

Sizzle SWFL Restaurant Week

May 31, June 13, 2018

From Cape Coral to Marco Island and everywhere tasty in-between, Sizzle SWFL Restaurant Week is a semi-annual charity driven promotion that celebrates dining out at an affordable price in both Collier and Lee Counties.

Sizzle SWFL Restaurant Week is May 31st thru June 13th with over 50 participating restaurants offering three-course prix-fixe dinner menus with special upgrades and deals starting at just $26 or $36. For more info, click here.

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Great Dock Canoe Races

Great Dock Canoe Races

Naples City Dock – 880 12th Ave South

May 12, 2018 – 11:00am-3:30pm

The colorful, fun and beloved annual Great Dock Canoe Race takes place Saturday, May 12 at Naples City Dock and The Dock at Crayton Cove.

There is limited parking in the Crayton Cove area. There will be a FREE trolley shuttle that will run from 9:30am until 3:00pm. Pickup locations as follows (there will be signs at the pickup locations the day of the event): Location 1: 900 6th Ave South, Naples, Florida, 34102. Location 2: City of Naples Parking Garage located at the corner of 8th Street South at 6th Avenue, Downtown Naples. Location 3: Norris Community Center, 755 8th Ave. S., Naples, FL 34102 (extra parking available in the City lot caddy corner from the Norris Community Center, across from the fire station). All trolley pickup locations will drop off and pick up participants and spectators at the City Dock. For more info, click here.

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Kellie Pickler at Southwest Florida Event Center

Kellie Pickler at Southwest Florida Event Center

June 15, 2018 – 8:00pm-9:30pm

Kellie Pickler grew up immersed in country music in the small town of Albemarle, North Carolina with the words of Tammy Wynette, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, and Dolly Parton shaping her musical footing. At the age of 19, she gained fame as a contestant on the fifth season of “American Idol.” In 2006, she signed with 19 Recordings/BNA Records and released her debut album, Small Town Girl, which has gone on to sell more than 900,000 copies worldwide and produce three hit singles: “Red High Heels,” “I Wonder,” and “Things That Never Cross a Man’s Mind.” She followed that in 2008 with her self- titled sophomore record, featuring country radio hits “Don’t You Know You’re Beautiful,” “Best Days of Your Life” (co-written with Taylor Swift and her first Top 10), and “Didn’t You Know How Much I Loved You.” Having established herself as not only a powerful vocalist but also a songwriter, Pickler released her third studio album, 100 Proof, in 2011 to huge critical acclaim. The album was named the No. 1 Country Album of The Year by Rolling Stone and was listed on “Best of 2012” lists by Washington Post, Rhapsody, AOL’s The Boot and more. For more info, click here.

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Jeff Dunham: Passively Aggressive

Jeff Dunham: Passively Aggressive

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 7:00pm @ Germain Arena

Jeff Dunham: Jeff Dunham is a stand-up comedian who has single-handedly revived the art of ventriloquism in popular culture. He is also one of the first pioneers to blend ventriloquism with stand-up comedy, a feat that has made him one of the most successful comedians in the country. For more info, click here.