Ninth Annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest

September 22, 2023

All Day

Event Website

Image of a male songwriter singing into a microphone at the 2017 Island Hopper Songwriter Festival.Have A Hopping Good Time In September

The Annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest returns Sept 22 – Oct 1, 2023, to fill the beaches and neighborhoods of Fort Myers with music and fun at a number of tropical venues.

The festival will take place over 10 days on Southwest Florida’s most beautiful barrier islands. It’s also a chance for fans to hear popular songs they’ve heard on country radio performed by the actual songwriters




Coming soon.

Island Hopper app

The official Island Hopper mobile app is now available for free download for iOS and Android devices. This new app was designed to enhance your festival experience. Features of the app include:

  • First chance to purchase tickets for select performances
  • Personalized schedule
  • Artist information
  • Performance times and venues
  • Festival coupons
  • Island Hopper hotel deals
  • Festival maps
  • Updates and alerts
  • And more!

Download the app at

Countdown widget

Are you counting down the days to this year’s festival? The new event website features include a countdown widget and an image gallery generated by fans who use #IslandHopperFest.

Island Hopper Radio

iHeart Radio is launching Island Hopper Radio, a channel that includes music written by artists featured at the music festival.

LeeTran Trolley and Tram Service

Info coming soon.

This event runs from September 22, 2023 to October 1, 2023.

Upcoming Dates:
  • September 22, 2023 | All Day
  • September 23, 2023 | All Day
  • September 24, 2023 | All Day
  • September 25, 2023 | All Day
  • September 26, 2023 | All Day
  • September 27, 2023 | All Day
  • September 28, 2023 | All Day
  • September 29, 2023 | All Day
  • September 30, 2023 | All Day
  • October 1, 2023 | All Day