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Are you in the Southwest area and looking for a reason to step out and get into a festive mood? The Festival of Lights is just what you need to enjoy the season the Punta Gorda way.
About the festival
Starting on December 11 and staying through December 31, the Fishermen’s Village is hosting over one million lights in a bright and festive display for all to see on the daily. This open-air setting hosts a number of different shopping, dining and other entertainment opportunities for guests.
Both admission and parking for the Festival of Lights are completely free. For more information, be sure to check out the event through the Fishermen’s Village website at fishville.com/event/festival-of-lights-holiday-showcase-daily-viewing-through-december-31st/, or search the event on Facebook for updates from other visitors.
If you’re looking for an event that doesn’t revolve around the holidays, Fishermen’s Village hosts a number of other forms of entertainment such as local talent like Beth Travers, an acoustic singer currently performing all over southwest Florida. Other local artists include Mark Syster and Paul Roush. The venue also hosts different avian entertainers such as Annie and Bella the Owl, courtesy of Peace River Wildlife Center. To learn more about who is scheduled, visit fishville.com.
Fishermen’s Village is located at 1200 W Retta Esplanade Punta Gorda, FL 33950.