Save the dates


Friday, 6th:  Art Walk

Friday, 6th – Sunday, 8th: Art Fest Fort Myers

Friday, 13th:  Mystery Walk

Saturday, 14th:  Evening at the Burroughs Home

Saturday, 14th – Monday, 23rd:  Edison Festival of Light*

Sunday, 15th:  Edison Festival Junior Parade*

Friday, 20th:  Music Walk

Saturday, 21st:  Edison Festival Grande Parade*

Friday, 27th:  “Movie in the Park” at Centennial Park

Saturday, 28th:  Car Cruise-In

Don’t miss the weekly Gardner’s Park Pop-Up Bazaar*, every Sunday at the Butterfly Estates.

* Indicates a Non-RDA Event

River District Alliance News:  Don’t forget to look through the monthly update on downtown issues to know!

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Mystery Walk

Mystery Walk, “Mardi Gras 1950′s Style”

The RDA and Circus Arts United announce the February Mystery Walk! Come and enjoy sounds of Big Band, New Orleans Jazz, & Du-Wop Motown, Street Dancing and Live Performers, Grease Lighting Flash Mob, Zumba 50’s Pin-Up’s, Costumes & Art, Human Statue Scavenger Hunt, Muscle Car Show, “Paint the Piano”, Projection Art, and more!

Friday, February 13th, 6-10 pm

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Dancing at the Burroughs Home

Dancing at the Burroughs Home, Valentine’s Evening

Enjoy Valentine’s at the historic Burroughs Home & Gardens. A complimentary event, you will enjoy an evening of dancing to live jazz on the historic dancing porch, desserts, and a champagne toast. Guided champagne tours of the historic mansion will be available for purchase. Both the complimentary dancing, desserts and champagne toast, as well as the guided tours require RSVP.

Angela Melvin

Saturday, February 14th, 6-10 pm

Car Cruise-In

Don’t Miss the Monthly Car Cruise-In Every Fourth Saturday

Enjoy cool cars and great sounds on the fourth Saturday of the month for the Downtown Car Cruise-In. From classic to cool, downtown streets are lined with the sights of these show cars from 4-8 pm. A must do in the River District. Check out the Car Cruise-In album on Facebook!

Fourth Saturdays, 4-8 pm

Passport Parking

Passport Parking in the River District

As season begins it’s a good time to review the recently implemented Passport Parking program throughout core downtown at all meters.

Guests to downtown who park at meters can download the Passport Parking app or can call 239-790-4675 to register. With this users can pay for parking with their phone or call from the numbered meter and pay via credit card.
Text messages and alerts can be enabled through this app, receipts sent, and guests will be able to extend their metered time from their phone.

Informational rack cards are available at the CRA (1400 Jackson Street) or at Denison Parking (2123 First Street).


River District Map & Directory

Seasonally updated River District Maps are now available! Map includes general area and merchant locations with contact information. Printed maps are available throughout River District establishments, or from the Community Redevelopment Agency at 1400 Jackson Street.

For a pintable map, please look under “Information.”


2015 Art Walk Collector Image

The 2015 Art Walk series comes with new exhibits and excitement throughout the galleries and River District! The collector image featuring the art of Unit A’s Marcus Jansen is also available.

Look for the Fort Myers Art Walk information table, where you can sign up as a Fort Myers Art Walk Patron and receive the 2015 Art Walk Collector’s button, poster or tee shirt.

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Art Walk Announces 2014/2015 Season Sponsorships & Discount Agreements

Opportunities for sponsorship beginning at only $10.00 and Merchant Member Discount Agreements are now available!

Sponsorship forms and Discount Agreements can be printed under Information.



Mystery Walk Launch!


Historic Fort Myers River District