Paddling Festival 2013 Schedule
Activities are planned throughout Lee County from Friday through Sunday, except for Matlacha's Bluegrass for a Blueway & Taste of Matlacha event that will be held from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 26th at Matlacha Park. Join a free afternoon in the park with live music from "Wild Caught"and a fundraiser for the Pine Island Food Pantry that features "tastes" from area restaurants. Come try a kayak, canoe or stand-up paddleboard for free courtesy of Florida Paddle Sports and Gulf Coast Kayak, which are offering kayak and paddleboard demos and lessons. Food will be served noon to 2:30 p.m. It’s free to attend; food tickets available for purchase at event.
Evening events are at the Residence Inn by Marriott Fort Myers-Sanibel. Join with fellow travelers as we gather both evenings for a full evening of sharing paddling stories, networking, reviewing trail maps, drinks & dinner, live music, and "meet the authors" special programming from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. A raffle of ecotours provided by Florida SEE members will take place each evening as a part of these two evening events.
To order your "limited seating" evening program ticket(s) online click here. Tickets are only $20.00 pp.
You’ll find the most demos, instruction and speakers on the Sanibel Causeway.
2013 Festival Instruction Schedule
2013 Festival Speaker's Schedule
2013 Evening Program Schedule