Punta Gorda

Local Events in and around Punta Gorda Florida !

Don’t Miss Gallery Walk in Downtown Punta Gorda! @ Gallery Walk in Downtown Punta Gorda
May 21 @ 9:00 PM – May 22 @ 12:00 AM
Gallery Walk in Downtown Punta Gorda – 5 – 8 pm. The Punta Gorda Downtown Merchants Association bring you Art-Music-Live Demonstrations-Shopping & Food! What better way to spend an evening out with old friends while you take the time to make new ones. Held every 3rd Thursday of the month from 5 – 8 pm. Participating downtown merchants stay open late and provide live music, artist wares and demonstrations, and freebies. Stroll around the downtown area – end up at one of the wonderful restaurants for a drink and a bite to eat. It’s a downtown tradition!
May 21 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Every thursday night musicians of all kind gather along the Charlotte Harbor waterfront to jam at Punta Gorda’s Guitar Army. Casual, Comfortable, and Cool along the Harbor. Relax and enjoy a diverse eclectic mix of guitar, bluegrass, jazz, folk and country music in a setting is quintessential Punta Gorda. Stop by Gilchrist Park between  6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. for some Free entertainment while the sun goes down over the Charlotte Harbor! Bring a chair and join in or just listen to the a casual jam groups at Gilchrist Park. (Weather permitting)  The gazebo is the centerpiece.
Punta Gorda Farmers Market @ Punta Gorda Farmers Market
May 23 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Punta Gorda Farmers Market @ Punta Gorda Farmers Market | Punta Gorda | Florida | United States
Downtown Farmers Market Closed Saturday, August 10, 2013    In honor of CCSO Sergeant Michael Wilson and family, the Downtown Farmers Market will be closed tomorrow, Saturday, August 10.    EVERY SATURDAY 8 AM till noon (Summer Season) Taylor St., across from the Historic Charlotte County Courthouse General Information Contact: (941) 391-4856 EMAIL US MAP Award Winning! Voted the best small market in Florida and 15th in the USA, we have a large number of vendors offering fruits and vegetables, dried fruits and nuts, Italian bakery, fresh homemade pasta, kitchenware, cupcakes, beef and fresh seafood, fresh citrus, jewelry, candles and soaps, dip mixes, Florida arts and crafts, cheese, French bakery, baguettes and olives, homemade pies, orchids, organic produce, personalized pens, kettlecorn, coffee beans and drinks, native and exotic plants. The Farmers Market has become a Saturday morning tradition, adding more vendors weekly.  There is always live entertainment. There is live music from 9am to Noon Watch the market video  
Hurricanes And Boats, learn what to do to prepare your boat when in a "Hurricane Alert" zone @ Punta Gorda Boat Club Building | Punta Gorda | Florida | United States
Hurricane season is rapidly approaching – if a named storm approaches our area are you prepared and do you know how to protect your boat?Peace River Sail and Power Squadron will be offering a free seminar on Hurricane and Boats on Saturday, May 23, 2015 from 2pm to 4pm in the Punta Gorda Boat Club Building, 802 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda.In this short seminar, you’ll learn how to select a location from which to weather the storm and prepare your boat for a hurricane. Other topics to be covered include: • Checking vessels and gear • Reviewing your marina/dockmaster contracts • Prepare a storm plan • Local hurricane mooring restrictions • Lessons learned from storms • Hurricane anchoring • Post-hurricane efforts of US Coast Guard and law enforcementFor more information and to register, Call (941) 637-0766, leave message by May 19th
Punta Gorda Historical Society’s farmers market. @ Historical Society's Farmers Market
May 24 @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Each Sunday visit the Punta Gorda Historical Society’s farmers market. Come and mingle with your memories at the Sunday Farmers Market at the History Park. In addition to the regular vendors, a host of antique dealers will be at the Market from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the History Park, 501 Shreve Street. For information, please call (941) 380-6814.
Wings and Rings at the Punta Gorda Elks Lodge @ Wings and Rings at the Punta Gorda Elks Lodge!
May 24 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Veteran’s Motor Car Club Car Show, Fishermen’s Village. For information contact (941)575-3007 or www.fishville.com.
May 25 @ 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
MEMORIAL DAY VETERANS 10K & 5K RACE DATE:  Memorial Day, May 25, 2015 RACE TIME: 7:00 a.m. START LINE: Laishley Park | East Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 See the Foot Landing for further info.
Living Well with MS Car & Bike Show 2015 @ Rick Treworgy’s Muscle Car City Museum
May 25 @ 9:00 AM
Rick Treworgy’s Muscle Car City Museum has partnered with the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation to bring to you their 2nd annual car & bike show. Its $10 registration charge goes directly towards donation funds and the first 100 participants receive free dash plaques! Trophies for the top three best in show as well as door prizes and music will be featured as well.
Tuesday, May 26 at 5:30 pm — come hear author Nancy Dale talk about Florida settlers and ranching history, and her book “The Legacy of the Florida Pioneer Cow Hunters.” RSVP to (941) 205-2560 or copperfishbooks@comcast.net. Event info: http://bit.ly/1PuCbwCTuesday, May 26 at 5:30 pm — come hear author Nancy Dale talk about Florida settlers and ranching history, and her book “The Legacy of the Florida Pioneer Cow Hunters.” RSVP to (941) 205-2560 or copperfishbooks@comcast.net. Event info: http://bit.ly/1PuCbwC
The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run @ The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run
May 27 @ 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM
  The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Pub Run 3.0ish.  Registration is Free and begins at 6pm, with the first group of walkers starting at 6:15pm and the second group of runners starting at 6:30pm.  The Pub Runs are between two and a half and three-ish miles long looping around downtown Punta Gorda using both sidewalks and trails.  The runs begin at The Foot Landing and end at The Celtic Ray.  The dynamic of the runs is very laidback.  Literally providing runners and walkers of all skill levels and abilities with an opportunity to meet other local runners and walkers in a relaxed atmosphere.  Questions?  Contact Ralph or Sherry at The Foot Landing 117 Herald Court, Suite 1112 Punta Gorda.  Info@thefootlanding.com   www.thefootlanding.com    
May 28 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Every thursday night musicians of all kind gather along the Charlotte Harbor waterfront to jam at Punta Gorda’s Guitar Army. Casual, Comfortable, and Cool along the Harbor. Relax and enjoy a diverse eclectic mix of guitar, bluegrass, jazz, folk and country music in a setting is quintessential Punta Gorda. Stop by Gilchrist Park between  6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. for some Free entertainment while the sun goes down over the Charlotte Harbor! Bring a chair and join in or just listen to the a casual jam groups at Gilchrist Park. (Weather permitting)  The gazebo is the centerpiece.
May 30 @ 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Spring Into Summer 5K Run or Walk on May 30, 2015 starting with registration a 7:00am at Laishley Park in Punta Gorda.  Runners start at 8:00am.  Walkers start at 8:05am.  Runners – $25; Walker – $25; Sponsor a Child – $10.  Please go to www.bgcofcc.org or call (941) 235-2472 to register today. Spring into Summer 2 Registration form.
Punta Gorda Farmers Market @ Punta Gorda Farmers Market
May 30 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Punta Gorda Farmers Market @ Punta Gorda Farmers Market | Punta Gorda | Florida | United States
Downtown Farmers Market Closed Saturday, August 10, 2013    In honor of CCSO Sergeant Michael Wilson and family, the Downtown Farmers Market will be closed tomorrow, Saturday, August 10.    EVERY SATURDAY 8 AM till noon (Summer Season) Taylor St., across from the Historic Charlotte County Courthouse General Information Contact: (941) 391-4856 EMAIL US MAP Award Winning! Voted the best small market in Florida and 15th in the USA, we have a large number of vendors offering fruits and vegetables, dried fruits and nuts, Italian bakery, fresh homemade pasta, kitchenware, cupcakes, beef and fresh seafood, fresh citrus, jewelry, candles and soaps, dip mixes, Florida arts and crafts, cheese, French bakery, baguettes and olives, homemade pies, orchids, organic produce, personalized pens, kettlecorn, coffee beans and drinks, native and exotic plants. The Farmers Market has become a Saturday morning tradition, adding more vendors weekly.  There is always live entertainment. There is live music from 9am to Noon Watch the market video  
Punta Gorda Historical Society’s farmers market. @ Historical Society's Farmers Market
May 31 @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Each Sunday visit the Punta Gorda Historical Society’s farmers market. Come and mingle with your memories at the Sunday Farmers Market at the History Park. In addition to the regular vendors, a host of antique dealers will be at the Market from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the History Park, 501 Shreve Street. For information, please call (941) 380-6814.
Wings and Rings at the Punta Gorda Elks Lodge @ Wings and Rings at the Punta Gorda Elks Lodge!
May 31 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run @ The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run
Jun 3 @ 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM
  The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Pub Run 3.0ish.  Registration is Free and begins at 6pm, with the first group of walkers starting at 6:15pm and the second group of runners starting at 6:30pm.  The Pub Runs are between two and a half and three-ish miles long looping around downtown Punta Gorda using both sidewalks and trails.  The runs begin at The Foot Landing and end at The Celtic Ray.  The dynamic of the runs is very laidback.  Literally providing runners and walkers of all skill levels and abilities with an opportunity to meet other local runners and walkers in a relaxed atmosphere.  Questions?  Contact Ralph or Sherry at The Foot Landing 117 Herald Court, Suite 1112 Punta Gorda.  Info@thefootlanding.com   www.thefootlanding.com    
Jun 4 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Every thursday night musicians of all kind gather along the Charlotte Harbor waterfront to jam at Punta Gorda’s Guitar Army. Casual, Comfortable, and Cool along the Harbor. Relax and enjoy a diverse eclectic mix of guitar, bluegrass, jazz, folk and country music in a setting is quintessential Punta Gorda. Stop by Gilchrist Park between  6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. for some Free entertainment while the sun goes down over the Charlotte Harbor! Bring a chair and join in or just listen to the a casual jam groups at Gilchrist Park. (Weather permitting)  The gazebo is the centerpiece.
Punta Gorda Farmers Market @ Punta Gorda Farmers Market
Jun 6 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Punta Gorda Farmers Market @ Punta Gorda Farmers Market | Punta Gorda | Florida | United States
Downtown Farmers Market Closed Saturday, August 10, 2013    In honor of CCSO Sergeant Michael Wilson and family, the Downtown Farmers Market will be closed tomorrow, Saturday, August 10.    EVERY SATURDAY 8 AM till noon (Summer Season) Taylor St., across from the Historic Charlotte County Courthouse General Information Contact: (941) 391-4856 EMAIL US MAP Award Winning! Voted the best small market in Florida and 15th in the USA, we have a large number of vendors offering fruits and vegetables, dried fruits and nuts, Italian bakery, fresh homemade pasta, kitchenware, cupcakes, beef and fresh seafood, fresh citrus, jewelry, candles and soaps, dip mixes, Florida arts and crafts, cheese, French bakery, baguettes and olives, homemade pies, orchids, organic produce, personalized pens, kettlecorn, coffee beans and drinks, native and exotic plants. The Farmers Market has become a Saturday morning tradition, adding more vendors weekly.  There is always live entertainment. There is live music from 9am to Noon Watch the market video  
Punta Gorda Historical Society’s farmers market. @ Historical Society's Farmers Market
Jun 7 @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Each Sunday visit the Punta Gorda Historical Society’s farmers market. Come and mingle with your memories at the Sunday Farmers Market at the History Park. In addition to the regular vendors, a host of antique dealers will be at the Market from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the History Park, 501 Shreve Street. For information, please call (941) 380-6814.
Wings and Rings at the Punta Gorda Elks Lodge @ Wings and Rings at the Punta Gorda Elks Lodge!
Jun 7 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run @ The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run
Jun 10 @ 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM
  The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Pub Run 3.0ish.  Registration is Free and begins at 6pm, with the first group of walkers starting at 6:15pm and the second group of runners starting at 6:30pm.  The Pub Runs are between two and a half and three-ish miles long looping around downtown Punta Gorda using both sidewalks and trails.  The runs begin at The Foot Landing and end at The Celtic Ray.  The dynamic of the runs is very laidback.  Literally providing runners and walkers of all skill levels and abilities with an opportunity to meet other local runners and walkers in a relaxed atmosphere.  Questions?  Contact Ralph or Sherry at The Foot Landing 117 Herald Court, Suite 1112 Punta Gorda.  Info@thefootlanding.com   www.thefootlanding.com    
Jun 11 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Every thursday night musicians of all kind gather along the Charlotte Harbor waterfront to jam at Punta Gorda’s Guitar Army. Casual, Comfortable, and Cool along the Harbor. Relax and enjoy a diverse eclectic mix of guitar, bluegrass, jazz, folk and country music in a setting is quintessential Punta Gorda. Stop by Gilchrist Park between  6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. for some Free entertainment while the sun goes down over the Charlotte Harbor! Bring a chair and join in or just listen to the a casual jam groups at Gilchrist Park. (Weather permitting)  The gazebo is the centerpiece.
Get ready for the Punta Gorda Blues, Brews & BBQ Fest June 12th to 14th, 2015, at the Punta Gorda History Park ! @ Punta Gorda | Florida | United States
Join us for a weekend of fabulous Blues music, local Brews and hot-out-of-the-smoker BBQ on June 12th to 14th, 2015, at the Punta Gorda History Park on Shreve St., Punta Gorda.  The Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to present the Blues music of Frank Greathouse and Screamin’ and Cryin’, Seth Walker, and Sena Ehrhardt. Tickets for this event are AVAILABLE NOW by entering the Online Payment Center from the homepage.  
Join us for a weekend of fabulous Blues music, local Brews and hot-out-of-the-smoker BBQ on June 12th to 14th, 2015, at the Punta Gorda History Park on Shreve St., Punta Gorda. The Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to present the Blues music of Frank Greathouse and Screamin’ and Cryin’, Seth Walker, and Sena Ehrhardt. Tickets for this event are AVAILABLE NOW by entering the Online Payment Center from the homepage.
PRWC Sunset Celebration @ 3400 Ponce de Leon Parkway
Jun 12 @ 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Come and join us for a Sunset Celebration at PRWC! Wine, hors d’oeuvres, fine fellowship, and a beautiful sunset guaranteed. * (*One or more of these items may not be available. No rain checks issued. ) Admission is free, but donations are greatly appreciated. All donations go directly to the care and rehabilitation of the wildlife at PRWC.
Jun 13 all-day
Blues Brews & BBQ – Contact the Punta Gorda Chamber
Get ready for the Punta Gorda Blues, Brews & BBQ Fest June 12th to 14th, 2015, at the Punta Gorda History Park ! @ Punta Gorda | Florida | United States
Join us for a weekend of fabulous Blues music, local Brews and hot-out-of-the-smoker BBQ on June 12th to 14th, 2015, at the Punta Gorda History Park on Shreve St., Punta Gorda.  The Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to present the Blues music of Frank Greathouse and Screamin’ and Cryin’, Seth Walker, and Sena Ehrhardt. Tickets for this event are AVAILABLE NOW by entering the Online Payment Center from the homepage.  
Punta Gorda Farmers Market @ Punta Gorda Farmers Market
Jun 13 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Punta Gorda Farmers Market @ Punta Gorda Farmers Market | Punta Gorda | Florida | United States
Downtown Farmers Market Closed Saturday, August 10, 2013    In honor of CCSO Sergeant Michael Wilson and family, the Downtown Farmers Market will be closed tomorrow, Saturday, August 10.    EVERY SATURDAY 8 AM till noon (Summer Season) Taylor St., across from the Historic Charlotte County Courthouse General Information Contact: (941) 391-4856 EMAIL US MAP Award Winning! Voted the best small market in Florida and 15th in the USA, we have a large number of vendors offering fruits and vegetables, dried fruits and nuts, Italian bakery, fresh homemade pasta, kitchenware, cupcakes, beef and fresh seafood, fresh citrus, jewelry, candles and soaps, dip mixes, Florida arts and crafts, cheese, French bakery, baguettes and olives, homemade pies, orchids, organic produce, personalized pens, kettlecorn, coffee beans and drinks, native and exotic plants. The Farmers Market has become a Saturday morning tradition, adding more vendors weekly.  There is always live entertainment. There is live music from 9am to Noon Watch the market video  
Jun 13 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
FISHERMEN’S VILLAGE MARINA TO HOST 2015 NATIONAL MARINA DAY Saturday, June 13 10 AM – 3:00 PM Interested in getting out on the water? Fishermen’s Village Marina is promoting the upcoming June 13th National Marina Day to provide visitors with on-the-water boating experiences. We want to introduce people to our marina and to boating who otherwise might not have the opportunity to get out on the water. King Fisher Fleet will offer two, one-hour narrated cruises in the upper harbor, departing at 11:00 a.m. and at 1:00 p.m. Tickets will sell for $5, which will be donated to the Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center in support of its programs. Reservations are recommended by calling 941-639-0969. Deck boat rides will be offered courtesy of Holidaze Boat Rentals to provide hands-on boat operating experience to those interested. Reservations are encouraged by calling the Marina office at 941 575-3000. We hope to have two or more moderate size sailboats whose owners will take small groups out for a short sail. We will offer two free nights of dockage (Friday and Saturday) to our local boaters. To reserve your free space, call 941 575-3000. Marine-related exhibitors will be located by the docks. This will be[...]


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