Are you on Sanibel or Captiva this week? There are plenty of special events that are planned for 4th of July on Sanibel below we complied a list of annual and new activities for everyone to enjoy.
Sanibel’s 4th of July parade
Sanibel’s 4th of July parade will begin at 9:30 a.m and starts at Island Inn Road to Tarpon Bay Road and down Periwinkle Way to Casa Ybel Road. Its theme is “Seas the Day” and Captains for Clean Water will Marshall the parade.
Sanibel Firework Display
Sanibel’s fireworks display is sponsored by the city, and will begin booming at 9 p.m., weather permitting. The Fireworks will be launched from the north end terminus of Bailey Road and the city advises best viewing is from the Sanibel Causeway Islands or the bayside of Sanibel, but to use caution when parking — roadside or illegal parking is not permitted.
Sanibel Fourth of July Events around the Island
Sanibel Community Church Pancake breakfast is an annual Sanibel tradition and will begin at 7 a.m, at 1740 Periwinkle Way. It’s all-you-can-eat until 9 a.m. in the fellowship hall. There is no charge for the breakfast, but donations will benefit the Boy Scout Troop No. 1740.
Sanibel Captiva Optimist Club’s Road Rally, will be from noon to 3 p.m. starting at Timbers Restaurant, 703 Tarpon Bay Road. Teams safely search the islands with clues on a prescribed driving course. All proceeds from the rally provide funds for the local Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club’s 6 college scholarships and other programs for local youth.
Jerry’s Foods annual celebration, 1700 Periwinkle Way, will hold its annual celebration following the parade 10:30 – 2:30 p.m.10:30 am) for hot dogs, inflatables, treats and celebrations in our parking lot! All donations will go to the Sanibel Boy Scouts.
The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club will hole a 4th of July Barbecue will be held from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m, 949 Sand Castle Rd. Admission fee required.
The Jac Island Bar & Grille is hosting Red, White and Brew bash at their back bar. They will have specialty drinks, delicious food and live music!
Fireworks Cruise from 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM Experience 4th of July on the water! Adventures In Paradise presents the Sanibel Fireworks Cruise! Enjoy the Sanibel Island fireworks from the water on our Fireworks Cruise! Complimentary soft drinks, bottle water and snacks! Feel free to B.Y.O.B! Listening to tropical music, we will cruise the tranquil waters of San Carlos Bay, by “Bird Island”. Watch the Sunset and then catch a great view of the Sanibel Fireworks!