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Fort Myers Beach, FL (October 7, 2015)— After a long week of working like a captain, it’s time to play like a pirate at Pub Quest, the Friday night kick-off event to the 10th Annual Salty Sam’s Fort Myers Beach Pirate Festival. Meet up with fellow rum-loving ruffians on Oct. 9th, at 6:00pm, at the fountain next to Nervous Nellies Waterfront Eatery to enjoy good times and grog at favorite Fort Myers Beach watering holes.
Walk along the streets of Old San Carlos, from pub to pub amongst the company of other partying privateers and receive deep discounts on food and drinks at partnering Times Square Area eateries and bars. Promotions and discounts being offered include $2.75 beer, $4 well drinks, 25% off meals and more.
Costumes are not required but absolutely encouraged.
To reach the Pub Quest, turn Right at the foot of the Fort Myers Beach Bridge. The construction project along Estero Blvd. will not be an issue for Pub Quest participants or weekend festival goers, as construction does not occur on Fridays after 5pm, Saturdays or Sundays.
Visit www.fmbpiratefest.com for more information and official festival schedule.
Fort Myers Beach, FL (October 6, 2015)— Pets of all shapes and sizes will parade through the 10th Annual Salty Sam’s Fort Myers Beach Pirate Festival this weekend at the Pet and Pirate Walk. The Gulf Coast Humane Society welcomes all well-mannered dogs to walk alongside their costumed, adoptable pets and a posse of pirates following the opening cannon on Sunday, October 11th at 10:00am.
Spectators will be treated to the annual Pirate Walk, a production of pirate pageantry with music, performances and audience interaction– all alongside costumed pups waiting to find their forever home. Enjoy the spectacle as it travels down Old San Carlos, starting at the fountain next to Nervous Nellie’s. After the walk, stick around for an afternoon of pirate entertainment, musical performances, a live pirate battle, sea cruises and more, all in the heart of Downtown Fort Myers Beach.
Not only is this event a fun way to kick-off a day at the #2 Pirate Festival in the nation, but also a great way to raise awareness for all of the neglected and abandoned pets of Southwest Florida. Relying solely on donations, The Gulf Coast Humane Society, a not-for-profit, no-kill, animal welfare organization, aims to house pets in need until they find their forever home.
To reach the festival located in Old San Carlos, turn Right at the foot of the Fort Myers Beach Bridge. 850 public and private parking spaces are available within a 10 minute walk to the festival. The construction project along Estero Blvd. will not be an issue for festival goers, as construction does not occur on Saturdays or Sundays. Visit www.fmbpiratefest.com for more information.
FORT MYERS BEACH, FL (September 14, 2015)– The Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the return of Salty Sam’s 10th Annual Salty Sam’s Pirate Festival, held over Columbus Day Weekend, October 9-11, 2015 on Fort Myers Beach.
Salty Sam’s 10th Annual Pirate Festival is a three-day, pirate themed celebration held in the heart of Estero Island’s historic San Carlos seaport. Voted the #2 Pirate Festival in the Country by USA Today Travel, all are invited to celebrate a decade of pirate merrymaking, entertainment, games and fundraising. A portion of the festival’s proceeds will benefit the Guardian ad Litem Foundation- 20th Judicial Circuit. An entry donation of $5.00 is suggested, donations for children under 12 years of age are optional. Donations can be made online at www.fmbpiratefest.com.
With weekend-long musical and interactive performances across two stages, festival highlights include the infamous live Sea Battle at Matanzas Pass and a cruise aboard Salty Sam’s Pieces of Eight, a replica Spanish galleon with interactive pirate show. Can’t miss performances include professional Captain Jack Sparrow impersonator Capn’ Jase and performers Arrr Ink. and The Craic Show. To buy tickets for Salty Sam’s Pieces of Eight cruise, please visit www.floridapiratecruise.com or call (239) 765-7272.
As the sun dips beyond the horizon, action and entertainment for adult pirates heats up. Play like a pirate on Friday, October 9th, at the Pub Quest. Liquid courage might equal luck in this card game of chance played at a variety of bars and restaurants located in the Downtown Fort Myers Beach area.
In correlation with a new VISIT FLORIDA program, The Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce is officially a Florida Certified Tourism Information Center.
The VISIT FLORIDA Certified Tourism Information Centers (CTICs) Program brings VISIT FLORIDA recognition to Visitor Services facilities around the state, providing these facilities and their staff with benefits that enable successful promotion of travel to and throughout Florida.
To become an official Florida Certified Tourism Information Center, visitor centers must meet requirements specified by VISIT FLORIDA, such as: centers must be a VISIT FLORIDA Partner, centers must be open year-round at a minimum of five days per week, centers must be located in a convenient and accessible location for the ease of travelers, and centers must have access to parking and restroom facilities to accommodate visitors including persons with disabilities.
The Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce is located at 1661 Estero Blvd. Ste 8 on Fort Myers Beach. They also have their mobile welcome center Roxie, a converted Airstream Travel Trailer in place at 420 Old San Carlos Blvd. just a short walk down the street from the festive Time Square Area.
“The chamber is proud to have received this distinction from Visit Florida,” said Fort Myers Beach Chamber Chairman David Anderson. “We are committed to continuing to provide quality visitor information and excellent customer service to those who come to our Tourism Information Centers.”
For more information about the visitor services provided by the Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 239-454-7500.