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Local Entertainment & Events
Get your name out there during one of the biggest events on Fort Myers Beach, the 11th Annual Fort Myers Beach Pirate Fest! Multiple sponsorship types are available and are open to both chamber members and non-members.
The Pirate Fest will run through Columbus Day weekend Oct 7-9th, 2016 and will have an estimated 10,000 attendees. The highest sponsorship level is the Captain’s or Title Sponsorship in which the festival will actually be named after your business! This sponsorship also includes a 10 by 10 space at the event for handing out your promotional materials, as well as inclusion in media ad buys, PR releases and much more!
Other sponsorship levels include the Quartermaster Sponsorship, the Pub Crawl Sponsorship and the Scavenger Hunt Sponsorship.
You can contact Georgia at Paradise Creative Group at 239-395-5878 or email@example.com.
The Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce will be hosting families and pirates from near and far during the 11th annual Fort Myers Beach Pirate Festival during Columbus Day weekend, October 7-9, 2016 on Old San Carlos Boulevard.
Named the #2 Pirate Festival in the Country by USA Today, this family friendly event attracts thousands of people that come to enjoy the pirate bazaar, themed live music and performances, exhilarating live ship battles, children’s activities and the jolly Pub Quest (21+ event). Pirates and landlubbers both young and old are sure to walk away with memories to treasure.
Adult entry is $5.00 (Ages 12+) with all proceeds going towards The Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce and its affiliated charities.
Event sponsors include: Code Rum; Lighthouse Resort Inn & Suites; Nervous Nellies; Old San Carlos Boulevard; Salty Sam’s Waterfront Adventures; Shipwreck Treasures & Motel; Smokin’ Oyster Brewery; Sunset Beach Tropical Grill; Yucatan Beach Stand
Visit www.fmbpiratefest.com for more information.
LEE COUNTY VCB AND iHEARTMEDIA CONFIRM 60 SONGWRITERS FOR ISLAND HOPPER SONGWRITER FEST AND FIRST HEADLINER ARTISTfmbchamber : Tue, August 16, 2016 12:57 pm : Daily Update, Home, Play
The third annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest now has 60 confirmed songwriters, bringing more talent, more free performances and more venues to music fans along the Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel in Southwest Florida.
The first major headliner for the 10-day festival is Maren Morris. The Nashville songwriter has soared to the top of the Billboard Country Albums chart with her debut album, HERO. Morris has joined Keith Urban’s ripCORD tour and will be performing her smash hit “My Church” at the Island Hopper Songwriter Fest on Fort Myers Beach,Oct. 2.
The free festival will take place on Southwest Florida’s most beautiful barrier islandsand offers a range of star-studded performances. The festival kicks off on CaptivaIsland, Sept. 23-25 and wraps up Sept. 30-Oct. 2 on Fort Myers Beach. Historic downtown Fort Myers will once again feature midweek performances. There will be a limited number of ticketed events for special performances.
The festival brings back fan favorites Bob DiPiero (“Southern Voice”) recorded by Tim McGraw, Even Stevens (“I love a Rainy Night”) recorded by Eddie Rabbit and Frank Myers (“I Swear”) recorded by John Michael Montgomery. New artists include Helen Darling (“Bring on the Rain”) recorded by Jo Dee Messina and Tim McGraw.
Also, 2016 brings uncommon songwriter experiences, including house parties, sunset cruises, pool parties, a dinner and wine pairing and a songwriting workshop.
The Fort Myers Bach Lions Club has opened a community contest for the official design of the “59th Annual Fort Myers Beach Lions Club Shrimp Festival.” This year’s festival will take place on Saturday, March 11th and Sunday, March 12th on Fort Myers Beach. This design contest is an opportunity for locals to show off their talents and passion for the local community and this beloved event.
The contest is open to all members of the community. The chosen design will be the face of the festival and used as the official design for this year’s t-shirts, posters, website, and advertisements for the event. The design must include images of Gulf shrimp, the official title of the festival(59th Annual Fort Myers Beach Lions Club Shrimp Festival), the festival dates and the Lions Club logo.
The submissions are due Wednesday, September 21st, in digital format. The winning design will be announced the 1st week of October. Multiple submissions per designer are permitted. All submissions become the property of the Fort Myers Beach Lions Club. For inspiration and ideas, designs from years past can be found on the Fort Myers Beach Lions Club Shrimp Festival website at BeachShrimpFestival.com.
For more information, contact Lion Shelby Peters via email at Shelby@hillgate.biz or by phone Monday-Friday at 239-472-3400.