Island Events

APR 2019

25th – “Shorebirds of Sanibel & Captiva”, SCCF at 2 p.m.

MAY 2019

2nd & 3rd – 8th Annual “Ding” Darling & Doc Ford’s Tarpon Tournament.

6th – “Kids Cooking” at The Community House from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Advance registration required.

11th – SCCF Caloosahatchee Oxbow & River-lore Cruise, 2.5 hour cruise departs from south side of river at W.F. Franklin Lock & Dam off SR 80 in Olga at 9 a.m., returning at 11:30 a.m., advance reservations required, on 41-passenger pontoon boat.

JUN 2019

15th – Free admission day at the Sanibel Historical Museum & Village.

OCT 2019

19th & 20th – “Ding” Darling Days with Conservation Art Day on Oct 19 & Family Fun Day on Oct 20.

26th – 10th Annual 10K Race for FISH at The Community House.

DEC 2019

1st – “Ding” Darling 75th Anniversary Holiday Happy Hour Shopping

FEB 2020

12th – 75th Anniversary “Go Wild for “Ding” Event

MAR 2020

5, 6, & 7th – 83rd Annual Sanibel Shell Festival at The Community House.

DEC 2020

1st – Official Ding Darling 75th Anniversary Celebration



big arts logoBIG ARTS = Barrier Island Group for the Arts,



CHR = Sanibel Community Housing Resources,



CROW   =  Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife,

Ding Darling Society logo


“Ding” Darling = J.N. “Ding” Darling Wildlife Refuge,



FISH  = “Friends in Service Here” of Sanibel,


Lsanibel-library-logoIBRARY = Sanibel Library,

Museum Logo


MUSEUM = Sanibel Historical Museum & Village

Community House logo


SCA = Sanibel Community Association at Sanibel Community House,

SCCF logo


SCCF = Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation,

bailey-mathews shell museum sign


SHELL = The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum,

6 thoughts on “Island Events

  1. Pingback: On Sanibel Island Luminary Night 2013 | SanibelSusan's Blog

  2. Could you add:
    Arts & Crafts Fair at the Center 4 Life (Library Way, off Palm Ridge) on Saturday, Feb. 7, from 9 a.m. To 2 p.m.

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