November Kid Events

November is here!!! So many kid-friendly events!! Fall festivals, carnivals shows and more!

 

Cape Coral Fire Department 9th Annual Open House
Various locations-Cape Coral Fire Department in Cape Coral
Saturday, November 3 • 9 a.m. – noon

Join us at any of Cape Coral’s ten fire stations for the opportunity to tour the station, meet firefighters, and learn about the fire apparatus and equipment. There will also be fire safety information, takeaways, and a scavenger hunt with prizes for those who find all of the answers. Each station has a different variety of fun activities.www.capecoral.net/fire

Cape Coral Coconut Festival
Sun Splash Family Waterpark, Cape Coral
November 8 – 11

This four-day event includes bands, entertainment, carnival games, midway rides, food, contests, crafts & more.
On both Friday & Saturday night, enjoy an amazing fireworks display!
Cirque acts, Polynesian dancers, stilt walkers & more on the Coconut Stage in the Midway area!
Friday, November 9 – COCO Country Night – Jimmie Allen, Carly Pearce, Craig Campbell & Tyler Farr
Saturday, November 10 – “COCO Rock Night” – Hairdaze – The Amazing 80’s Rock Show
Pyromania – The Def Leppard Experience, ASIA (featuring John Payne) & Great White
www.cocofest.com

Explore the Magic – Harry Potter Event
Barnes & Noble
13751 Tamiami Trail, Ft. Myers • 239-437-0654
23130 Fashion Drive, Estero • 239-947-8724
Saturday, November 17 • 2 p.m.

Live the adventure of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts! Join us for activities, games, cosplay, LEGO building, special offers & giveaways!

Fort Myers Fair At Fenway South
JetBlue Park at Fenway South · Fort Myers
November 9 – 11 & 15 – 18

There is plenty to see and do including a huge carnival midway, delicious food, games, and live entertainment and shows including The All Horses, Horses, Horses Show; The Pirates of the caribbean Show where you can see pirates walk the high-wire plank; Racing Pigs; Lance Gifford’s Magic & Illusion Show; Hypnotist show; plus Cowtown USA and Barnyard Petting Coral, and much more! Children can learn all about cows and agriculture at our all new Cowtown USA Exhibit. www.fairatfenway.com

Santa’s Wonderland Grand Opening
Bass Pro Shops
10040 Gulf Center Dr., Fort Myers
Saturday, November 10 • 5 – 8 p.m.

Santa is BACK and ready to visit Fort Myers! Santa arrives at Bass Pro Shops on Saturday November 10th at 5 p.m. and will be at the store every day through Christmas Eve. 239-461-7800

SW FloridaCon
Crowne Plaza – Bell Tower Shops · Fort Myers
Sunday, November 18 • 10 a.m.
The SW-FloridaCon is back with
a BANG! It’s a collectors mecca convention located in beautiful Southwest Florida. SW-FloridaCon strives to be Florida’s best and truest comic con featuring fandoms of multiple genres. As long-time fans of comic books, toys, pop-culture, wrestling, gaming, cosplay, animation, sci-fi and fantasy, the promoter wanted to bring that style event to SW Florida. www.swfloridacomiccon.com

24th Annual St. Raphael Fall Festival
St. Raphael Church grounds, 2514 Lee Blvd., Lehigh Acres
November 15 to 18

Carnival rides and games with arm-band specials, Big Tent entertainment each day with nightly live music, Food of all kinds, BBQ, Mexican, Hispanic, Italian, Carnival and American cuisine. Silent auction, bubble gum & pie eating contests, gift basket raffle, bake sale & more! www.SRFallFestival.com 239-369-1831

Elf The Musical
Broadway Palm, 1380 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers
Nov. 22 – Dec. 25

Based on the holiday film of the same name, this hilarious musical comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. Buddy, a young orphan, crawls into Santa’s bag and winds up in the North Pole where he is raised, unaware that he is human, until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to discover his true identity. This modern day holiday classic is sure to bring out the true spirit of Christmas….after all, the best way to spread Christmas Cheer is singing loud for all to hear! 239-278-4422

The Nutcracker
Broadway Childrens Theatre,
1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers
Nov. 30 – Dec. 24

Treat the entire family to the musical version of this timeless holiday classic about a young girl who is given a beautiful nutcracker. She dreams that the nutcracker comes to life, whisks her to a magical land and battles against the Mouse King and his army. The nutcracker defeats the mouse king and is transformed into a prince. 239-278-4422

— familynews