Best of Free Florida Events: Feb. 17-23

Music, art and food ©Olé Art & Jazz Festival

Music, art and food ©Olé Art & Jazz Festival

Florida Travel Guide – Feb. 17-23: Free Things to Do in Florida

If you’re traveling in Florida between February 17 and 23, let fun be your guide! Here are three free events to explore:

1) Edison Festival of Lights Crafts on the River, Fort Myers

More than 100 exhibitors will be selling their wares at the Edison Festival of Lights Crafts on the River event. Explore what they have to offer! Shop for quilts, jewelry, crafts and more.

  • Highlight: Beautiful handmade crafts
  • When: Feb 17: 10-5, Feb 18: 10am-4pm
  • Where: Centennial Park, 2000 W First St, Fort Myers, FL 33901
  • Cost: Free

2) Olé Art and Jazz Festival

Take in the beautiful scenery of the village while jazz music plays, soothing your soul. Enjoy delicious food through the course of the weekend and purchase art from the walkways along the Olé Spine Fountain.

  • Highlight: Gorgeous scenery and soulful jazz music
  • When: February 18-19, 10am-4pm
  • Where: Olé at Lely Resort Village Center, Naples, FL 34113
  • Cost: Free

3) 12th Annual Orlando Wetlands Festival

Celebrate the nature of the wetlands through interesting exhibits while the kids enjoy face painting and games. At this fantastic free family event, there’ll be hayrides, live animals, rock climbing, entertainment, guided hikes, an animal catch & release demo and more.

  • Highlight: Celebrating flora, fauna and feathered friends.
  • When: Feb 18: 9am-3pm
  • Where: Ft. Christmas Historical Park, 1300 North Fort Christmas Road, Christmas, FL 32709
  • Cost: Free

Tell us…

Which favorite free Florida event would you guide us to for weekend travels?