The holiday season is a special time in communities on the Paradise Coast, with plenty of events for all ages. The community spirit that has been on display across the Paradise Coast in recent weeks is also reflected in the special events that bring us all together, and there's plenty to look forward to on the calendar. Our real estate agents have the details on some of the many exciting holiday events coming to the Paradise Coast this year.
- 5th Avenue Christmas Walk & Tree Lighting – 701 5th Ave. S., Naples, FL 34102
A classic holiday tradition returns to one of the most popular shopping and dining destinations near Naples homes for sale with the 49th annual 5th Avenue Christmas Walk & Tree Lighting Ceremony. The outstanding shops and restaurants at 5th Avenue South will be all dressed up for the season, with holiday tunes from carolers ringing out and even some "snow" predicted in the weather forecast. This event takes place on December 2 & 3, 2022, with Santa arriving at 6:00 PM and the spectacular tree lighting set for 7:00 PM.
- Night Lights in the Garden – 4820 Bayshore Dr., Naples, FL 34112
Another long-time local favorite, Night Lights in the Garden transforms the gorgeous Naples Botanical Garden into a true holiday wonderland. See your favorite gardens as you've never seen them before, with countless colorful lights creating majestic, illuminated scenes that visitors of all ages are sure to enjoy. The festivities are open nightly from November 25, 2022, through New Year's Day, and it's recommended to purchase your tickets in advance online to reserve a spot on your desired date.
- Holiday Science Spectacular – 755 8th St., Naples, FL 34102
Who says science can't be fun and festive? The Holiday Science Spectacular is an entertaining, humorous, engaging holiday event led by the scientist Mr. Glen. The event features wacky, holiday-themed science experiments, many of which encourage audience participation. Look for this show on December 16, 2022, at the Norris Center.
- Naples Philharmonic Holiday Pops – 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd., Naples, FL 34108
If you're in the mood for a more traditional holiday performance, then you won't want to miss the amazing music of the Naples Philharmonic Holiday Pops. This show brings together the Naples Philharmonic, Naples Philharmonic Chorus, and Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus for rousing renditions of your holiday favorites. Find your seat at one of the 5 shows taking place from December 15 – 18, 2022.
- Trees and Teas Festival – 701 5th Ave. S., Naples, FL 34102
The Naples Players theater lobby is the destination for the annual Trees and Teas Festival, which features distinctively decorated Christmas trees and a vibrant, flavorful selection of teas from the Naples Tea and Spice Exchange. Each tree in the lobby is decorated by a local artist and themed around a popular musical. Stop by between November 29 and December 18, 2022, to enjoy the fabulous flavors of the Teas and Trees Festival.
- Traditional Holiday Stroll on Third – 1300 3rd St. S., Naples, FL 34102
A new event that's aiming to become a local standard for the holidays, the Traditional Holiday Stroll on Third is the perfect opportunity to explore the vibrant shops and top-rated restaurants on Third Street South. Take in the holiday season while you sip on festive, seasonal cocktails, shop for gifts, enjoy holiday lights, and dine at your favorite restaurants. It all starts on December 1, 2022, with many shops and restaurants staying open late for the event.
- Santa Paws on Third – 1300 3rd St. S., Naples, FL 34102
Do you love to get your furry friend involved in the holiday fun? Then don't miss the fantastic photo ops at Santa Paws on Third, where your dog can have a holiday photo with Santa. This event, which also takes place on Third Street South, can be enjoyed on December 10, 2022, from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.
Is a Paradise Coast home at the top of your shopping list this year? Our local team is here to help with all of your real estate needs. Contact us to buy and sell homes in the Naples, FL, area.