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Taste of the Islands 2019

Sunday, November 10 is the day…to bring your appetite!

CROW (Clinic for the Rehabilitation Of Wildlife) presents the 38th Annual Taste of the Islands festival at the Sanibel Community Park, featuring no less than fourteen Sanibel and Captiva restaurants offering their finest selections.

The Taste...

Sanibel Luminary

It’s THAT time of year again, and it’s sooner than you think…No, not THAT event!  If you are on the islands the first week of December, you know that the annual Luminary Festival and Holiday Stroll will be upon us for its 35th year!

The...

Blues

November in the North is considered slow and boring….the leaves have fallen, it’s getting colder, and it’s weeks before Thanksgiving.

But on Sanibel, November starts heating up with the 4th annual Blues and Jazz Festival on Sunday, November 3. Presented by the Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club,...

Sanibel Farmers Market

Most of Sanibel Holiday’s guests arrive on Saturdays. If there’s one thing we are sure to mention as you check in, it’s to head for the Farmer’s Market the following Sunday.

We are VERY happy to announce that the Sanibel Farmer’s Market returns Sunday, October...

One of the major attractions on Sanibel (besides the shells) is the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge, a Federal Wilderness Area meant to be a habitat for migratory birds and other area species, especially threatened and endangered.  It’s named after political cartoonist and conservationist...

Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian is making slow progress towards the East Coast of Florida.  As of today (Thursday, August 29), we do not know where this storm will go once it makes landfall.

At this time, there are no evacuations ordered for Lee County and/or the barrier...

It’s one of the most common questions we get on Sanibel Island…people come from all over the world to collect the millions of shells that wash up on our 14 miles of Gulf shores, but they want to know where they can find the most...

September in Southwest Florida is one of the hottest venues around.  We don’t mean the temperature, though it’s STILL plenty warm down here.  Captiva Island helps kick off the 6th Annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest on September 20 – 23 before moving on to Fort...

Sanibel Beach

We don’t want to scare anyone, but there have been some recent events that have us concerned about the safety of our visitors on Sanibel and Captiva.

In the past couple of weeks, three people have drowned off the coast near Captiva Island and Upper...

Sanibel Historical Museum

The Sanibel Historical Village is a hidden gem for those interested in how Sanibel came to be, but your opportunity to explore this treasure is fading fast this summer. The Village will close for the season on July 31 and will reopen on October 15....

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