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Four Fabulous  Weekends of HOLIDAY FUN

Each event weekend on this popular southwest Florida barrier island will be a themed, fun-filled extravaganza of sight and sound, set against the backdrop of the shimmering Gulf of Mexico and breathtaking sunsets.  Visitors to Captiva Island during Captiva Holiday Village weekends enjoy an amazing line-up of street dancers and fireworks, Jam concerts, a lighted boat parade, a decorated golf cart parade, and the “Marching Mullet Band Parade”.

Thanksgiving Weekend


Friday November 29

Fireworks & Tree Lighting at ‘Tween Waters Inn 5:00-7:00pm


Saturday November 30

Children’s Classic Holiday Reading  and Christmas Tree Lighting at

South Seas Island Resort 5:30-7:30pm

Sunset Arias on the beach at ‘Tween Waters Inn 5:00-6:30pm


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 Sunset Arias, Golf Cart Parade, & Sanibel Luminary

Thursday December 5

7:30 pm ‘Tween Waters’ Wakefield Room
Dolphins of Pine Island Sound, by scientist Kim Bassos Hull. The talk is a result of over two decades of studies of the Pine Island Sound population following the lives of several generations of dolphin pods that reside year-round in our estuary. Presented by SCCF

   Friday, December 6

   Sunset Arias Tween Waters Inn

   Sanibel Luminary


   Saturday, December 7

   Royal Shell’s Decorated Golf Cart Parade

   Golf Cart Awards & Party  sign up>>

   Captiva Luminary-Stroll the Streets and Receive    Free Goodies from Various Merchants


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 Accommodation Packages >>


Marching Mullet Band Parade, Mullet & More Festival, Junkanoo Parade,

Lighted Boat Parade & South Seas Holiday Stroll


Thursday December 12

7:30 pm ‘Tween Waters’ Wakefield Room
Ancient Mariners, by archeologist Theresa Schober. As a cultural resource specialist of the Southwest Florida coast. Theresa will be speaking about the life of the Calusas and Cubans fisheries of 1500-1700 AD. Pine Island Sound’s bounty sustained both cultures for centuries. This is about the catch, their fishing methods and their way of life. Presented by SCCF


Thursday, December 12 to Sunday December 15

South Seas Holiday Stroll  more info and tickets>>


Friday, December 13

Marching Mullet Band Parade leaves Jensen’s Twin Palm Resort and Marina at 5:15pm and marches down Andy Rosse Lane to the beach at sunset.   sign up>>

Captiva Island Historical Society outdoor film night at Jensen’s Twin Palm Resort and Marina at 7:00pm


Saturday, December 14

Mullet & More Festival at Jensen’s Twin Palm Resort and Marina 11am-5pm, food & beverages, cast net demos, Penn Reel Expo, coconut crafts and boat rides

American Realty of Captiva Junkanoo Parade

The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company Lighted Boat Parade  sign up>>

Post Boat Parade Party at Keylime Bistro, Live Entertainment, Food and Beverages

Holiday Hayride thru the Village to South Seas and back. 6:00pm to 11:00pm


Sunday, December 15

Community caroling at Chapel By The Sea, 11580 Chapin Lane. All are welcome! 6:00pm
Thursday, December 19 to Sunday December 22

South Seas Holiday Stroll  more info and tickets>>


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Learn more and sign up for the Lighted Boat Parade >>

Sign up and come to our Decorated Golf Cart Parade >>

Sign up and come to our Marching Mullet Band Parade >>