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Sanibel & Captiva Upcoming Events ….Mark Your Calendar!

Sanibel and Captiva Islands are filled year-round with events and fun things to do for all ages and interests.

Many island events are traditional and set to occur at the same time every year. The Sanibel & Captiva social scene becomes extremely busy from October through Easter with many events occurring in one week. Be sure to sign up for our weekly emails which link to reminders for upcoming event dates.

ISLAND EVENTS BY NAME: (Scroll down to view events by date)

ISLAND EVENTS BY DATE: (Scroll up to see events by name)


  • 1-17-20 Art Festival Sanibel Community Association
  • 1-TBD-20 Sanctuary Charity Classic


  • 2-7-20 Paul McCarthy Lecture SCCF location TBD
  • 2-1-20 Under the Sea Gala to Benefit the Shell Museum
  • 2-8-20 CHR Mardi Gras
  • 2-14-20 Valentine's Day Sunset Dolphin Cruise Adventures in Paradise
  • 2-15-20 Rotary Art Fair
  • 2-29-20 Kiwanis Spaghetti Dinner at the Community House






  • 7-04 Fourth of July Parade
  • 7-04 Fourth of July Road Rally for SanCap Optimist Club




  • 10-19-19 Ding Darling Days
  • 10-24-20 thru 10-31-20 F.I.S.H. 10 K Virtual Race
  • 10-27-19 BaileyFest
  • 10-28-19 Chamber After Hours Ticketed Event - Oceana and Congressman Francis Rooney to speak at the Dunes
  • 10-31-19 Howl-O-Ween Celebrity Drag Queen Contest to benefit CHR


  • All Month 2020 CROW's 38th Annual Taste of the Islands Reimagined
  • 11-3-19 Kiwanis "Crush it Fore the Kids" 2nd Annual Golf Tournament
  • 11-7-19 Wines in the Wild SCCF
  • 11-10-19 CROW's 37th Annual Taste of the Islands
  • 11-13-19 Clyde Butcher Reception at the Ding Darling Nature Center
  • 11-16-19 Swing for Hope Beachview Tennis benefiting CHR
  • 11-16-19 The Launch
  • 11-23-19 Edison Ford Garden Festival
  • 11-28-19 Thanksgiving Sunset Dolphin Cruise
  • 11-29-19 Master's Art Festival - Sanibel Community Association


  • 12-01-19 GO GREEN Reusable Shopping Bag Giveaway
  • 12-07-19 SCCF's 28th Annual Tennis Tournament Beachview Tennis Club (2 day event)
  • 12-06-19 Sanibel Luminary Festival
  • 12-07-19 Captiva Luminary Festival
  • 12-10-19 SCCF Annual Membership Meeting at the Bailey Homestead
  • 12-15-19 Pine Island Sounds presented by SCCF and Captiva Cruises
  • 12-24-19 Santa's Dolphin & Wildlife Cruise to Picnic Island
  • 12-24-19 Christmas Eve Sunset Dolphin & Wildlife Cruise
  • 12-27-19 Captiva Island Art Walk

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