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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.


Carmelo's 1st Year Anniversary Event

November 22, 2015

307 Taylor Street

Contact: (941)276-0521


November 27, 2015

Laishley Park

Contact: (941)763-2532

The First Peace River Walk4Life


November 28, 2015

Laishley Park

Contact: (941)625-5576

Mustang Car Club Car Show

November 28, 2015

Fishermen's Village

Contact: (941)575-3007



Founder's Day Week Events

December 1-7, 2015

For a list of all Founder's Weeks events


Holly Days Home Tour 2015

December 4-5, 2015

Various addresses in the City - starts at 507 W Marion Avenu

Contact: (941)575-4653

Flyer for home tour-2015

37th Annual Christmas Parade

December 5, 2015

Begins at Charlotte High School and disbands downtown on Taylor Street

Contact: (941)639-2222

Charlotte Symphony Christmas Pops Matinee and Evening Performance

December 6, 2015

Contact: (941)205-9743

2015-2016 Concert Schedule for Calendars

Pedelec SQB & Freshpower Smoothie & Sandwiches Grand Opening

December 12, 2015

Top Deck of Herald Court Parking Garage

Contact: (941)740-2455

PG Chamber Lighted Boat Parade

December 13, 2015

Charlotte Harbor

Contact: (941)639-3720

PGICA Christmas Boat Parade

December 19, 2015

Rim Canal Parade - see-the-parade

Contact: (941)637-1655


Leroy's Southern Kitchen & Bar New Year's Eve Concert Event

December 31, 2015

Sullivan Street, next to 201 W Marion Avenue

Contact: (941)505-2489



Snowbird Festival Arts & Craft Show - MY Promotions

January 8-10, 2016

Gilchrist Park

Contact: (239)707-3467

TNT Events, Inc. Art Show

January 9-10, 2016

Marketplace Property

Contact: (352)344-0657

Charlotte Symphony presents Tchaikovsky

January 10, 2016

Contact: (941)205-9743

2015-2016 Concert Schedule for Calendars

Winter Sullivan Street Arts & Craft Show

January 16-17, 2016

Downtown Punta Gorda - Sullivan Street

Contact: (941)639-3720

1st Annual Peace River Pickler's Pickle Ball Tournament

Jaunary 22-24, 2016

Gilchrist Park

Contact: (330)812-4500

Charlotte Symphony presents Mahler

January 24, 2016

Contact: (941)205-9743

2015-2016 Concert Schedule for Calendars


8th Annual Hands Across the Harbor Bridge Run, Ride or Roll with a 1/2 Marathon

January 30, 2016

Bayshore Live Oak Park across the bridge to Punta Gorda


Charlotte Symphony Valentine's Day Pops followed by a performance by Al Holland

February 14, 2016

Contact: (941)205-9743

2015-2016 Concert Schedule for Calendars


Spring Festival Arts & Craft Show - MY Promotions

March 5-6, 2016

Gilchrist Park

Contact: (239)707-3467

Charlotte Symphony presents Brahms

March 6, 2016

Contact: (941)205-9743

2015-2016 Concert Schedule for Calendars

ARCHway Institue 4 Person Golf Scramble

March 19, 2016

Twin Isles Country Club - 301 Madrid Blvd

Contact: (314)452-4982

2016 - ARCHway Institute Entry Form - Florida

Charlotte Symphony presents Beethoven

March 20, 2016

Contact: (941)205-9743

2015-2016 Concert Schedule for Calendars

(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