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Every Saturday visit the Downtown Farmer's Market on Taylor Street between W Olympia Ave and Herald Court from 8 am to 1 pm. Award winning Farmer's Market with over 25 vendors. Contact Jerry at (941)391-4856 or index.

Every Sunday visit the Punta Gorda Historical Society's Farmer's Market from 9 am to 2 pm at the History Park, 501 Shreve Street. Shop for vegetables, meats, plants, gifts and more. Most Sunday's watch for local artist, Mary Taglieri, and music by Dave Heveron. When the Market closes at 1 pm, guided tours of the gardens are available by Miss Starr. A $5 suggested donation gets you a plant to take home. Call (941)639-1887 for more information.

Downtown Merchants Gallery Walk, 3rd Thursday of each month from 5 pm - 8 pm; downtown Punta Gorda. For additional information visit


Parks that Teach - the 1st Saturday at 9:30 am & the 3rd Wednesday at 9:30 am. No RSVP is required.

Tours depart from Fishermen's Village Parking lot near the tennis courts. Tours last approximately 1 and a half hours. Wear comfortable clothing and footwear. For additional information, call the Master Gardeners at (941)764-4340.


Cross the Bridge Event

August 29, 2015

Sheraton Four Points Great Lawn

Contact: (941)639-3720


Fall Sullivan Street Arts & Craft Show

September 19-20, 2015

Downtown Punta Gorda - Sullivan Street

Contact: (941)639-3720

AWL Dog Walk-a-thon

September 19, 2015

Laishley Park

Contact: (941)625-6720


Tarpon Hoops Golf Scramble

October 3, 2015

Deep Creek Golf Club

Contact: (941)661-9636

Tarpon Hoop Golf-2015

DMA Oktoberfest

October 3, 2015

Downtown Punta Gorda - Taylor Street

Contact: (941)639-3720

Tarpon Boosters, Inc. Charity Poker Tournament

October 17, 2015

D.N. McQueen American Legion Post 103, 2101 Taylor Road, Punta Gorda

Contact: (941)661-9636

Booster Poker Tourney

Walk to End Alzheimer's

October 17, 2015

Laishley Park

Contact: (727)578-2558

War on the Peace Dragon Boat Festival

October 31, 2015

Laishley Park

Contact: (941)639-3720


Season Opener Arts & Craft Show - MY Promotions

November 7-8, 2015

Laishley Park

Contact: (239)707-3467

Punta Gorda Elk's Veteran's Appreciation Day Parade

November 7, 2015

Staging begins at Charlotte High School, parade disbands downtown

Contact: (941)276-8633

Vietnam Wall of SW Florida Wall Fest

November 7, 2015

Marketplace Property Downtown Punta Gorda - 115 Tamiami Trail

Contact: (941)276-8633

Veteran's Car Club Car Show

November 11, 2015

Fishermen's Village

Contact: (941)575-3007

Holly Days Downtown Tree(s) Lighting

November 19, 2015

Downtown Punta Gorda & Hector House Plaza

Contact: (941)639-3720



Rudolph's Chase 5K Run/Walk

December 4, 2015

Laishley Park & Pavilions

Contact: (941)423-3200


PG Chamber Lighted Boat Parade

December 13, 2015

Charlotte Harbor

Contact: (941)639-3720


Snowbird Festival Arts & Craft Show - MY Promotions

January 8-10, 2016

Laishley Park

Contact: (239)707-3467

Winter Sullivan Street Arts & Craft Show

January 16-17, 2016

Downtown Punta Gorda - Sullivan Street

Contact: (941)639-3720


Spring Festival Arts & Craft Show - MY Promotions

March 12-13, 2016

Laishley Park

Contact: (239)707-3467

(For questions concerning each event, a contact number or website has been provided.)

City Hall Annex
126 Harvey Street
Punta Gorda, FL. 33950
Tel. (941) 575-3372
Fax. (941) 575-3356