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Cape Coral Special Events Division

Cape Coral City Hall (2nd Floor)
1015 Cultural Park Blvd
Cape Coral, FL 33990
Monday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Tuesday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Wednesday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
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The Cape Coral Special Events Division plans and facilitates a variety of Citywide Special Events throughout the year. The team is dedicated to excellence by making Cape Coral’s events diverse, family-oriented, and attractive to consumers and corporate sponsors.

For more information on the Special Events Division, click on any of the links below for details on that topic and scroll down to see all details.

* Citywide Special Events
Volunteer Opportunities
Event Sponsorships
Contact Information

The division offers a variety of popular Citywide Events throughout the year, including (click on names below to see event websites):

In addition to hosting Citywide events, the Special Events Division oversees the Special Event Permit Process required by all outside groups who wish to utilize City land to conduct events with more than 500 people. Groups who would like to request that their event information be posted on the City's Community Calendar should complete the form found on the Community Events page.

2022 Event Schedule:

Free "Cape Concert in the Park" 
Saturday, April 30, 2022 - Postponed until Saturday, October 1, 4:00-7:00 pm

5:00-8:00 pm
Four Freedoms Park, 4818 Tarpon Ct., Cape Coral, FL 33904                  
The City of Cape Coral Parks & Recreation Department will host a free Concert in the Park on Saturday, April 30, at Four Freedoms Park. The band performing is The Lineup! Admission and parking are both free! Attendees are invited to bring their chairs, blankets, or other seating to enjoy the music! Seating will open at 5:00 pm with music starting at 5:30 pm. Get there early to enjoy delicious food from our onsite vendors, Nickle City Red Hots and Rita’s Italian Ice! Please visit for more information.

Cape Bike Night
Saturday, October 8, 2022
5:00-10:00 pm
SE 47th Terrace, Cape Coral, FL 33904 
The City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation department is proud to bring you Cape Bike Night! Motorcycle enthusiasts can get together, listen to live bands, eat great food, and just have fun at this great event!
6:00-7:30 pm: TBA
6:00 -8:00 pm: Rock Star Harley-Davidson Coolest Bike in the Cape Contest
8:00–10:00 pm: TBA
Visit for more information. To become a vendor, call (239) 573-3122 or visit

Free “Movie in the Park”
Saturday, October 29, 2022
5:30-8:30 pm

Movie: "Hocus Pocus" 
Location: Jaycee Park, 4215 20th Place, Cape Coral, FL 33904
The City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation department is proud to bring you a FREE "Movie in the Park" on our giant inflatable screen. The movie starts at approximately 7:00 pm, but get there early to enjoy dinner from our onsite food truck, grab a good spot & have a chance at our giveaways! Don’t forget to bring a blanket and chairs to enjoy the movie!

Veterans Day Parade
Friday, November 11, 2022
11:00 am -1:00 pm
Cape Coral Pkwy, Cape Coral, FL 33904                  

Join us as the community honors our American Heroes and pays tribute to those who lost their lives, those who served honorably, and those who are still proudly serving our country. The Veteran's Day Celebration is a cooperative effort of the City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation and local community volunteers. This year's parade will be on Cape Coral Parkway, beginning at 11:00 am. The parade route is westbound from Cape Coral Street to Chester Street. To become a participant, please fill out the application below. For more details, call 239-573-3122 or email
--> Click here to view the Veterans Day Parade application

Cape Music & Art Fusion
Saturday, November 12, 2022
5:00-9:00 pm
SE 47th Terrace – Between Vincennes Blvd & SE 15th Ave
The Cape Coral Parks and Recreation Department is proud to bring local artists and musicians together! Come out for an evening of live music, vendors, and support local businesses. This event will feature pop-up shops by local artists that showcase everything from handmade jewelry to paintings from 5 to 9 pm. This is a family-friendly event! Visit, for more information. To become a vendor, call 239-573-3122.

Reindeer Run 5K & Family Fun Run
Saturday, December 10, 2022
4:00–7:00 pm
Coral Oaks Golf Course – 1800 NW 28th Ave, Cape Coral, FL 33993
Join us on Saturday, December 10 at Coral Oaks Golf Course as we dash into the holiday season! This event is a family-friendly Reindeer Run so come dressed in your holiday spirit! You can either choose from a 5K Run or 1.5-mile family fun run. The run will be on the cart path through the golf course, so it is a stroller/family-friendly race. Walking entrants are welcome.

Holiday Boat-A-Long
Saturday, December 17, 2022
4:00 -10:00 pm
Four Freedoms Park, 4818 Tarpon Ct., Cape Coral, FL 33904

The 46th Annual Holiday Boat-A-Long features stage entertainment and performances, local food trucks, Christmas music, drinks, crafts for the kids, a Santa Claus visit, and the boat parade. For those interested in having their boat in the parade, please register with Sea Tow by calling (239) 945-4820. Following the boat parade will be a FREE Movie in the Park. Be sure to bring your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy the festivities! For more details, call 239-573-3122 or visit the City of Cape Coral Special Events Facebook Page.

Volunteers at Sounds of JazzWhether you are looking to earn required volunteer hours, meet new people, or simply get more involved in the community, volunteering for a Citywide Special Event is a great option! Assist in areas such as registration, ticket sales, food service, hospitality, and more. For more information on how to become a volunteer, call (239) 573-3123 or email

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The Special Events Division offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities that allow businesses to promote their name/products/services in conjunction with City organized events. The goal is to create a “win-win” combination for the sponsor and the event, which is accomplished by providing a creative venue for companies to reach their target audience while making additional funds or services available to enhance the event experience. For more information about sponsorships, please contact Todd King, Special Events Coordinator, at or (239) 573-3121.

The division’s administrative office is located on the second floor of Cape Coral City Hall at 1015 Cultural Park Blvd.  If you are interested in sponsoring, volunteering, participating in, or being a vendor at an upcoming event or would like more information about the Special Events Division, please stop by the Parks & Recreation reception desk during regular office hours, go to Register Online to view and sign up for upcoming events or contact the Special Events staff member listed below:

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