Fall for Fun at the Annual Stone Crab Festival


Fall for Fun with Events and Deals

Fall for fun on Florida’s Paradise Coast of Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades. Celebrate at one of the many events and festivals taking place, or take advantage of special deals offered by hotels and attractions.

Start with the annual Stone Crab Festival, set for Oct. 26 and 27 with a kickoff party at Pincher's Crab Shack the evening of Oct. 25. Most events take place 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, with some activities going until 10 p.m. Activities include food booths, live entertainment, sightseeing cruises, vendor booths and kids activities like a bounce house and face painting.

You could win cool prizes by participating in the Third Annual Stone Crab Festival Treasure Hunt! 

Hotel Offers

Fun in the Sun Package, Valid through November 23
Monday – Thursday $260>00
Friday – Sunday $360.00
Receive: 2 night stay city view room, Full day boat rental Deck or Pontoon , and 2 Welcome drink tickets.
Based upon availability not available on Holidays or Special Event Dates
Call for reservations: 239-649-5800 or 1800-382-7941

Courtyard by Marriott Naples
Receive a $20 daily credit for each night booked when you mention the “CVB” packages. This offer is valid Oct. 25-Nov. 23, 2013.
GreenLinks Golf Villas at Lely Resort
Between Oct. 13 and Dec. 20, 2013, receive:

  • 10% off the nightly villa BAR rate
  • A $5 food  & beverage coupon to Sam Snead’s Oak Grill & Tavern at Lely Resort
  • No resort fee
  • Upgrade to a three-bedroom villa for just $40/night
  • Discounted golf rates and preferred tee times at Lely Flamingo and Mustang Golf Course

Based on availability. Call (239) 732-9920 or visit www.greenlinksnaples.com.

Naples Bay Resort
Make Waves at Naples Bay Resort
With the new Make Waves getaway for two, get four nights in a one- or two-bedroom suite, a full-day boat rental with a picnic lunch and breakfast daily.

Make Waves is available through Dec. 20, 2013, starting at $239 per room per night, plus resort fee and taxes. To book, call 866-605-1199 or visit www.naplesbayresort.com/deals/boating-adventures.

Ramada Naples
“Fall for Fun” Promotion
Exclusive Special Rate: $77 per room per night, plus 10% tax ($84 for courtyard/pool location). To receive the promo rate, you must make an advance reservation directly with Ramada Naples at 800-325-1135. Ask for the "Fall for Fun" promo rate. This offer is valid Oct. 23-Nov. 23, 2013.
Waldorf Astoria Naples
“Best of Waldorf Astoria”
Indulge in a $50 nightly resort credit*. Visit www.waldorfastorianaples.com/specials-packages or call 888-722-1269 and ask for “Best of Waldorf Astoria.”
*Resort credit cannot be used toward room rate, resort charge or taxes.

Attraction Offers

Naples Historical Society’s Historic Palm Cottage 
$2 Off a Docent-Guided Tour
Offer valid Oct. 25 and 26, 2013, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Naples Historical Society’s Historic Palm Cottage. Children under 10 are free. The last tour begins at 3:30 p.m. Coupon is good for one tour per person on either 10/25/13 or 10/26/13. Click here for coupon. 
Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens
“Fall for Fun” for Florida Residents
Florida residents can enjoy a full day of fun for half-price this fall at Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens. The 50%-off tickets are available by clicking on BUY TICKETS at www.napleszoo.org. The offer is valid through November 4, 2013. Proof of Florida residency is required for all adults entering with this special ticket.
Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
Buy One Get One Free Admission
Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center offers “buy one get one free admission” at Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Call 239-417-6310 or visit rookerybay.org and use the promo code “PC2013.”
Offer valid now through Dec. 31, 2013. Higher price prevails. Cannot be combined with other offers.

Dining Offers

Bayside Seafood Grill & Bar
Show your Florida fishing license during October, National Seafood Month, and receive 10% off two new dishes each week:

  • Oct. 1-6 -- Crab Topped Gulf Shrimp or Gulf Shrimp & Crab Pasta
  • Oct. 7-13 -- Crispy Mahi-Mahi or Mahi-Mahi Tacos
  • Oct. 14-20 -- Bouillabaisse or Seafood Paella
  • Oct. 21-27 -- Lobster Pot Pie or Lobster Bites
  • Oct. 28-31 -- Crispy Caribbean Snapper or Pistachio Snapper

Fall Events
2nd Annual Brew-Ha-Ha Craft Beer Festival
Saturday, Oct. 19, 1-4 p.m.
Taste more than 30 craft beers, plus try food from local restaurants and enjoy live music by Pub Mustard. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the gate. Purchase tickets at www.rmhcswfl.org

The Museum of the Everglades
Reception for Alan Maltz, Artist of the Month
Saturday, Nov. 2
The Museum of the Everglades in Everglades City is featuring photographer Alan Maltz as its October Artist of the Month, Oct. 1-Nov. 5.

Naples International Film Festival

November 7 - 10
Be sure to be in the spotlight for the highly-regarded annual Naples International Film Festival featuring screenings of independent and major films as well as an eclectic collection of short films, along with a young filmmakers workshop. Events and screenings will be happening throughout the weekend.Various events and screenings - check website for full details.

Florida Panther Festival

November 16, 10 am - 4 pm
Learn about the Florida panther, one of the world's most endangered mammals and the state land animal for Florida, which has its primary habitat right here in Southwest Florida. Enjoy fun and interesting educational activities, learn about living in close proximity to predators for protection of pets and livestock at the Living With Wildlife Pavilion, experience a nature hike on the park's boardwalk with rangers and biologists with interactive stops to learn about panthers and their world, along with great food and music. 

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