5 Can't-Miss Events in Marco Island

If you’re wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, Marco Island is an incredible vacation destination for your entire family to enjoy. With lovely weather year-round, a lauded food scene, and diverse cultural roots, Marco Island, Florida, is a haven for events of every kind all year long. The team at Horizons Marco Vacations has compiled a list of the best events in Marco Island. Check out our list below and start planning your Marco Island getaway today!

1. Mullet Festival

The Mullet Festival at Stan’s Idle Hour Seafood Restaurant is a staple on Marco Island each January.  Enjoy fried and smoked mullet and lots of other fresh seafood, arts and crafts, and live music. This family-friendly event promises a unique addition to your itinerary, full of festivities that your group will remember for years to come. 

2. Art League of Marco Island Fine Art & Craft Fair

The Marco Island Outdoor Fine Arts & Crafts Fair provides browsers and art enthusiasts with some of the region’s best original artwork, including paintings, watercolors, photography and digital art, ceramics, pottery, glass, clothing, jewelry, and mixed media work. The Art League of Marco Island hosts this Fair each January, February, and March.

3. Marco Island Seafood and Music Festival

The best things about Marco Island are the mouth-watering seafood and the talented musicians, and the Marco Island Seafood and Music Festival brings those elements together. Bring the whole family out for a weekend full of fresh seafood, craft beers and local wines, arts and crafts, kids’ activities, and so much more!

4. Great Dock Canoe Race

The Annual Great Dock Canoe Race, jointly sponsored by The Dock at Crayton Cove and Riverwalk restaurants, began as a community event and has stayed true to its roots. Each year proceeds of the event are contributed to a local organization working for the town's benefit.

5. Marco Island Boat Parade

For a unique twist on your typical Christmas parade, come out to the Marco Island Boat Parade! This event presents a festive family evening where you can watch the decorated boats float past. No matter where you sit, you’ll feel the full spirit of Christmastime with a special Marco Island flare.

Make Unforgettable Memories at Our Marco Island Condos Rentals

After choosing which fun-filled events you’d like to attend, it’s time to find a Marco Island vacation rental to rest your head. Horizons Marco Vacations offers the modern conveniences you expect yet a casual appealing resort feeling. Our Marco Island condo rentals will afford you the convenience and comfort a regular hotel room can't. To book your Marco Island getaway today, check our availability online or call our number to make a reservation at 866-783-3844.

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