News Flash

City - News

Posted on: December 4, 2018

Holiday in the Park tree lighting set for December 15

Holiday In Park

FORT MYERS, FL (Nov. 9, 2018) – The seventh annual Holiday in the Park celebration featuring a Winter Wonderland in Roberto Clemente Park begins on Saturday, December 15. The park is located at 3265 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Fort Myers.

The family event starts at 3:00 p.m. on December 15 with a special tree lighting ceremony at 6:30 p.m. There will be free food and drinks, Soul Santa and Elves Fire Truck Parade, and a Christmas Choir Showcase.

Attractions include a 35-foot community Christmas tree, 26 decorated palm trees, community group decorated holiday trees, and a three-dimensional Coeur de Noel floor standing decoration with animated garland.

In addition, the park is hosting the following special events:

  • December 20: Youth Night from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
  • December 21: Movie Night from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
  • December 22: Motown Christmas from 3:00-8:00 p.m.

The City of Fort Myers, Fort Myers Community Redevelopment Agency, Housing Authority of the City of Fort Myers, First Assembly & Cornerstone, and the Lee County Black History Society are sponsors of the Holiday in the Park celebration. For more information, please call 239-332-8778 or visit