Sand, surf and relaxation. If that sounds like the best way to say goodbye to the old year and ring in the New Year, you need to plan your Sanibel Island New Year’s Eve vacation trip with us. We have you covered with what to do this New Year’s in Southwest Florida.
Browse the Art on Sanibel Island
Make your house look great in 2017 with some new artwork. BIG ARTS Fine Arts Gallery “Buy It Off the Wall” event will be held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30 at the BIG ARTS Founders Gallery. Find a gift for your wall or the perfect unique piece of art for a loved one. Admission is free. For more information, call (239) 395-0900.
Take a Wildlife Walk
Become one with nature with a Wildlife Walk at the CROW’s Visitor Education Center 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30. Visitors get a behind the scenes look into the hospital and the volunteers that care for the animals there. You will receive a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital. The program is open to everyone but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13. The cost for the tour is $20. For more information, call (239) 472-3644, ext. 228.
Enjoy Some Jazz
One of Southwest Florida’s favorite entertainment groups is Dusk Duo Live, which is performing 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Traditions on the Beach. The group performs a variety of classic jazz, modern pop and rock music that will get you moving on New Year’s Eve.
New Year’s Eve Sunset Sail Plus Fireworks
A New Year’s Eve Sunset Sail Cruise and Fireworks Celebration will be held 5:15 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. Dec. 31. Watch the fireworks from the boat with a great seat on the water. Cost is $100 per person and includes champagne.
Fort Myers Beach Sunset Celebration
Say goodbye to the sun one last time in 2016! Celebrate New Year’s Eve on Fort Myers Beach, with a Sunset Celebration from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Times Square. There will be live music, food and family fun.
New Year’s Eve in Downtown Fort Myers
Come to downtown Fort Myers for its first New Year’s Eve Downtown Countdown Celebration 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. on New Year’s Eve. Enjoy drinks, food, live music and vendors. Kids can enjoy a Junior Balloon Drop and giveaway event at 9 p.m. The real Ball Drop and fireworks commence at midnight.
Book Your Sanibel Island New Year’s Eve Visit
Plan a New Year’s Eve trip to Sanibel Island and Fort Myers by renting a fully furnished condo at Royal Shell Vacation Rentals or Sundial Beach Resort & Spa.
Sundial guests that stay two nights get a third night for free and a free half-day boat rental from Port Sanibel Marina.
Plan a New Year’s Eve Boat Ride
Say goodbye to 2016 and hello to 2017 from a boat! Port Sanibel Marina offers boat rentals and fishing charters that you and your friends will enjoy. Our fishing partners will help you plan the perfect New Year’s Eve boating adventure! Give us a call at (239) 437-1660 to plan your holiday boating needs today!