Event Wrap-Up: 16th Annual Tapa Hop

September 22, 2018 Daily Update

Group of people dressed in traditional German garb posing for a photo at South Beach Grille during the Tapa Hop.

Our 16th Annual Tapa Hop was a lot of fun and a great success! Thanks to the chamber ambassadors and volunteers who give their time every year for this event as well as all our participants.

To see some photos of the fun courtesy of Snider Photography click here.

There are a lot of other people to thank as well starting with our participating restaurants: Bayfront Bistro, Castaways Bar & Grill, Junkanoo on the Beach, Sunset Beach Tropical Grill, Nauti Parrot Dock Bar, Pinchers, and South Beach Grille.

Thanks also to Naples Trolley Tours and our corporate sponsors Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina and Pierview Hotel & Suites.

Many businesses also donated prizes for the event. Thanks to: Angelina’s Ristorante, Bahama Breeze Caribbean Restaurant, Bayfront Bistro, Beach Theater, Broadway Palm Dinner Theater, Captain Bubby’s isLAND Tours, Captiva Cruises, Cason’s Photography, Castaway’s Bar & Grill, Doc Ford’s, Gavin’s Ace Hardware, Gulf Coast Symphony, GullWing Beach Resort, Hooters, Junkanoo on the Beach, Key West Express, Lani Kai Beach Resort, Leani’s, Mound House, Natalie’s Skin Solutions, Panama Jack, Phelan Family Brands, Pierside Grill, Pure Florida, Raptor Bay Golf Club, Salty Crab Bar & Grill, Sea Gypsy Inn, Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf, Silver Sands Villas, Sunset Beach Tropical Grill, The Whale, True Tours, Tuckaway Cafe, Tunaskin Aquatic Apparel, Wyndham Garden Hotel Fort Myers Beach, and Yucatan Beach Stand.

Here’s what a server at one of our participating restaurants had to say about the Tapa Hop:

Just wanted to send a note to thank you for having the Tapa Hop at Pinchers last Thursday. It was exactly what I needed to get out of this “redtide funk”. Everyone was so generous and nice, I genuinely had a good time all night. Hope you did as well!

Logo for Sun National Title Company on Fort Myers Beach.