Weekend Vibes, What’s Happening In Southwest Florida Jan 6-8. It’s the first full weekend of the New Year and by all indications Southwest Floridians are ready say good bye to 2022. Coming off a short work week, and for some, a long holiday break, the weekend is looking quite appealing.

Weekend events

Artists from around the country and around the world will be in Southwest Florida this weekend for numerous art shows

In addition, this weekend kicks off the season of art fairs and festivals across Southwest Florida. The weather is getting cooler and it’s expected to be sunny. However, the rest of the country is getting punished by winter weather. The artists, just like the snow birds, flock south, setting up tents full of their creative works. You’ll find several such events listed below. These are great for the entire family and you don’t have to spend any money if you don’t want to,

Also happening this weekend in Southwest Florida

The boat show is back in downtown Fort Myers. It was originally scheduled for November but was one of the many events rescheduled due to Hurricane Ian. Some 130 vendors will be there along the streets and also set up in The Caloosa Sound Convention Center. If your boat was lost or damaged in the hurricane, you might be able to get some help here

We understand that just because it is a new year does not mean some of the old challenges disappear. Many businesses in Southwest Florida are still closed and many people still without a place to live due to Hurricane Ian. However, more and more are opening. More residents are finding relief as well. If you feel like getting out and about, we have a few ideas here. Finally, if you are still not feeling so great mentally, and need some support, here are some resources for you.

Here are your Weekend Vibes, what’s happening in Southwest Florida Jan 6-8

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