Filled with an exciting array of things to do, see and experience, just like its mantra, the Fort Myers River District is “always happening”. This vibrant area sits right on the Caloosahatchee River, beckoning area residents and tourists alike with its vibrancy and appeal.
With buildings dating back about a century, the historic downtown district is now filled with dozens of dining options, from sushi and pizza to breakfast foods, ice cream shops and bistros. You’ll also find martini bars and breweries here, along with cigar bars, delis and fine dining experiences.
In addition, it’s also possible to find a number of unique shops and boutiques throughout the area, selling everything from handcrafted goods to antiques, jewelry and accessories to clothing and even flowers. That’s certainly not all that’s for sale in the district, though, a place where you can easily pick up an interesting gift, head to the salon or barbershop and even get a tattoo.
The River District is also filled with art galleries, monthly events like the Art Walk, live music and nightlife and the weekly farmers market. Whether heading to the theatre, enjoying the historic sites and homes of the area or heading out on the water for a picturesque river cruise, you’ll find endless opportunity in the River District.
Some of the trendiest offerings in the Fort Myers River District sit in early 20th century buildings, now reborn with an exciting number of new options for visitors and locals to enjoy. This walk-able district gives the opportunity to relish in an exciting blend of choices, with a nod to the past and an outlook towards the future.
No matter your desire in dining, shopping or entertainment, you’ll find a wide variety awaits in the Fort Myers River District. After all, it’s the place that’s “always happening”.