Kid Events for January 2020
The New Year is here!!!! So much fun this month!! Parties, fireworks, festivals, circus, cirque, a carnival and more! For all events https://www.leefamilynews.net/about/calendar/
Dia de Los Reyes Festival
Bell Tower Shops
13499 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers
Sunday, January 5 • 1 – 5 p.m.
Celebrating the Hispanic tradition of Three Kings day featuring our local heroes: Police, Fire and the Lee County Sheriff. This event will celebrate the Hispanic culture with; ️local dance groups, ️domino tournament, ️food, ️music & fun for all ages! 239-489-1221
STEM WARS: The F=m(a) Awakens
IMAG History & Science Center , 2000 Cranford Ave, Fort Myers
Saturday, January 11 • 5:30 p.m.
For the first time ever, on January 11, both Sith and Jedi will be able to train in the same location under a temporary peace treaty at The IMAG’s STEM Wars: The Force Awakens event. The Force Awakens event. Join the IMAG’s intergalactic training team for a family friendly evening of dining at Mos Eisly Cantina; assisting the Mandalorian with finding The Child; light saber building and training on Endor with myself and Obi-Wan Kenobi; shopping and bartering on Jakku with Rey and Finn; building and racing droids on Tatooine with Luke Skywalker, C-3PO, R2-D2, and BB-8; learning how to use the Force with Yoda and Darth Maul on Dagobah; pilot training in our flight simulators in our Star Wars Launch
New Kids’ Garden Adventure
Edison & Ford Winter Estates
2350 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
Saturday, January 11 • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Children can win prizes in the garden scavenger hunt, create botanical art, explore kid-friendly garden vendors, climb the historic Banyan tree (additional cost), jump into green science activities, stretch their imagination with wellness activities, and learn about bees and other local animals.
Cirque Italia – Gold Unit
JetBlue Park, 11500 Fenway S Dr, Fort Myers
January 16 – 20
Cirque Italia is coming with the brand new 2020 show!! All above our 35K gallon water stage, State-Of-The-Art Water Fountains and a mesmerizing water curtain!Combining hand-balancing acts, contortionists that will bend like a pretzel, an amazing Wheel of Death and so much more! Use promo code: FAMILY. www.cirqueitalia.com
Saint Andrew Festival
St. Andrew Catholic School 2628 Del Prado Blvd. Cape Coral
January 16 – 19
Festival with a carnival, rides, games, food and vendors! Thursday, 6 – 10 p.m. • Friday, 6 – 11 p.m. • Saturday, Noon – 11 pm • Sunday, Noon – 10 p.m.
Garden Bros Circus
Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy., Estero
January 17 – 18
The Garden Brothers three ring circus is back at Hertz Arena for 5 amazing
shows! Presenting a fast paced 90 minute show in a theatrical European 3 ring setting featuring the human pyramid, daring aerial, 6 motorcycles in the Sphere of Fear, the Crazy Cossack Horse Riders and comedy with the funniest clowns & jugglers. Come Early! Enjoy our Fun Zone with rides and activities. Meet and greet all the characters. Free children’s tickets have been distributed at all elementary schools, preschools, daycare centers and churches. 239-948-7825
Celebration in the Sky
Seminole Casino Hotel, 506 S. 1st Street, Immokalee
Saturday, January 18 at 9 p.m.
Seminole Casino will light up the sky with The fireworks display will be choreographed to lights and a custom soundtrack. “Celebration in the Sky” is the largest land-based fireworks show in Southwest Florida. A traditional outdoor Zambelli Fireworks production is a complete sensory experience unlike anything else! Their displays include a variety of shells and high-intensity multi-shot devices that awe and inspire. All ages are welcome and admission is free. Guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs to the viewing area for the show. Food and beverage options will be available for purchase at the event. 239-658-1313
Festival of Kites
Babcock Ranch, 42850 Crescent Loop
Saturday, Jaunuary 25 • Noon – 5 p.m.
Join us for a fun-filled day as Babcock Ranch celebrates our love of the land! We’ll be showcasing our new and improved Jack Peeples Park Playground and Nature Trail, which will be open to event-goers at the Babcock Ranch Festival of Kites event. World-renowned kite makers and pilots will showcase their talents in: Kite making, Kite flying. Large kites and inflatables,
Kite making – Free kite kits. www.babcockranch.com
ClamJam of Southwest Florida Seafood & Music Festival
German-American Social Club,
2101 Pine Island Rd., Cape Coral
Jan 25 – 26
Two full days of Arts & Craft Vendors, Fresh Local Pine Island and Southwest Florida Seafood and other Great Foods, Live Music and Contests for all ages, family event offers kids games and rides. www.clamjamswfl.com
Shell Factory Nature Park
2787 N Tamiami Trl., N. Fort Myers
Sunday, Jan. 26 • 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Festival Food, Rides & Games. Live Zydeco Music & More!! Children free admission to the nature park with paid adult. Over 400 animals from alligators to a zebra! Raccoons, Coatimundis, Kinkajous & Lemurs are just a few who call the 4 1/2 acre nature park home. Meet Zack our miniature Zebu, Hampton our mini pig and our African Porcupines and play with our Dwarf Nigerian Goats! Also, Dinosaur Park, a playground, picnic area & outdoor butterfly garden. 239-995-3999