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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.


Fishermen's Village Monthly Event Calendar

Various dates with various musical events

Fishermen's Village - 1200 W Retta Esplanade

June 2016 Calendar of events

Friends of Gilchrist Park - Gilchrist Rocks Fundraising Concert featuring the Boogiemen

June 24, 2016

Gilchrist Park - next to the playground

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Blues, Brews & BBQ

June 25, 2016

Sheraton 4-Points Great Lawn

Contact: (941)639-3720


Smuggler's 4th of July Festival

July 4, 2016

Laishley Park

Contact: (941)637-5953

Military Heritage Museum 4th of July Party on the Roof

July 4, 2016

Top deck of Herald Court Parking Garage

Contact: (941)575-9002



PGCC Fall Sullivan Street Craft Fair

September 17-18, 2016

Sullivan Street from W Retta Esplanade to W Virginia Avenue

Contact: (941)639-3720



2nd Annual Walk 4 Peace

October 8, 2016

Laishley Park & Pavilions

Contact: (941)625-5576

Walk to End Alzheimer's

October 15, 2016

Laishley Park & Pavilions

Contact: (727)578-2558

War on the Peace Dragon Boat Festival

October 29, 2016

Laishley Park

Contact: (941)639-3720


(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