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Recurring Weekly/Monthly Events

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

April 2016 Calendar Fishville

Girls on the Run 5K

April 30, 2016

Charlotte High School

Charlotte County Pride Fest

April 30, 2016

Laishley Park & Pavilions

Contact: (941)204-3505


Fishermen's Village Monthly Event Calendar

Various dates with various musical events

Fishermen's Village - 1200 W Retta Esplanade

May 2016 Calendar of events


Cinco de Mayo at Cilantros

May 5, 2016

2705 Tamiami Trail

Contact: (941)237-6673

Mental Health Walk

May 7, 2016

Gilchrist Park

Contact: (941)639-8300

Punta Gorda Hibiscus Festival

May 13, 14 & 15, 2016

***Harborwalk will be closed between the park and Gazebo during event hours***

Gilchrist Park

Contact: (941)815-0324

4th Annual Key Lime Festival

May 14, 2016

Fishermen's Village

Contact: (800)639-0020

CHNEP Environmental Education Program

May 18, 2016

WGCU Public Media - 10501 FGCU Blvd. South, Fort Myers (Search CHNEP in Florida)

Emancipation Day

May 21, 2016

406 Martin Luther King Blvd

Contact: (862)684-2000

3rd Annual Memorial Day Veterans 10K & 5K Run

May 30, 2016

Laishley Park

Contact: (941)628-2821


Lung Cancer Research Council Summer Cancer Cocktail Event

June 3, 2016

Laishley Park Pavilions

Contact: (941)889-9688

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra's Symphony Kids' Summer Music Camp

June 6-17, 2016

Punta Gorda Middle School - 1001 Education Avenue

Contact: (941)205-5996

2016 National Marina Day

June 11, 2016

Fishermen's Village

Contact: (941)639-0969

Stone Crabs & Charlotte County Ballers - a portion of ticket proceeds support Lady Tarpon's Basketball Team

June 14, 2016

Charlotte County Sports Park

Contact: (941)661-9636

Stonecrab game-2016

Blues, Brews & BBQ

June 25, 2016

Sheraton 4-Points Great Lawn

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