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Things To Do in Naples

LOCAL EVENTS NEAR THE COVE INN ON NAPLES BAY

When it comes to having a good time, Naples has something going on just about every day of the year. And The Cove Inn on Naples Bay puts you right in the middle of everything with our convenient central location.

Please be sure to check the relevant official event website to confirm it is taking place and for opening times and further information. 

South Collier Farmers Market at Naples Outlet Center

Open November to May on Sundays from 9 to 2 6060 Collier Blvd. 2 Miles South of US 41 in the Naples Outlet Center

Farm-fresh local produce, Arts & Crafts, Apparel, Jewelry, Food Trucks and many other interesting items from local vendors. Featuring live music by our market band: the "Hot Damn Duo" who play from 10 to 1 every Sunday

Keith Haring Exhibition at Naples Art

NAPLES ART opens its season with one of the most exciting Pop art exhibitions to arrive in Southwest Florida in years. Keith Haring: Radiant Vision (November 1, 2021 – February 6, 2022) celebrates the world-renowned artist and his iconography in an energized show of more than 130 works.  From his street art to gallery shows, the Pop Shop, and his commercial work, Keith Haring: Radiant Vision spans the arc of Haring's all too short career, featuring lithographs, silkscreens, drawings on paper, and posters from a private collection.

Festival of Birds Month!

Join Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and partners in January for the 2022 Festival of Birds. Festival participants can enjoy in-person field trips to wildlife hotspots throughout Southwest Florida, virtual presentations from experts, and virtual and live adventures.

The Art of Stickwork at the Naples Botanical Garden

The Art of Stickwork features 17 photographs and two original sketches of sculptor and environmental artist Patrick Dougherty's one-of-a-kind interactive sculptures, woven from tree saplings.

Enhanced with multimedia displays and interpretive materials, this exhibition provides insight into the mind of the artist, his process, preferred materials, and the way in which he honors nature and invites curiosity. Enjoy alongside the creation of STICKWORK coming November 2021.

The exhibition is included with general Garden admission.

BrickLive Animal Paradise at Naples Zoo

Naples Zoo is excited for guests to enjoy our newest traveling exhibition, BRICKLIVE Supersized Creatures! BRICKLIVE Supersized Creatures features more than 35 brick-built sculptures of nature's "small and mighty" species magnified into towering works of art. The exhibition debuts November 20, 2021 and runs through April 17, 2022.

The sculptures will be featured throughout the Zoo for guests to enjoy. Guests will see a 12-foot tall tarantula, a 5-foot tall praying mantis, and a 4-foot tall honey badger! Displayed near the sculptures will be colorful graphics featuring interesting animal facts and statistics such as the size of each figure and how many bricks were used to build each one.

BRICKLIVE Animal Paradise is included in regular Zoo admission. 

Baseball Heroes Exhibit at Baker Museum at Artis-Naples

Featuring more than 100 iconic artifacts from the unparalleled New York Yankees memorabilia collection of Jay H. Baker, this exhibition celebrates baseball as an integral part of American life for nearly 200 years. Baseball Heroes presents extraordinary objects and original documents from Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle and Derek Jeter. Highlights include Babe Ruth's earliest known game-used bat, Mickey Mantle's high school yearbooks and first signed professional contract and the jersey worn by Derek Jeter for his Yankees debut in 1995.

1st Wednesday & Thursday Art District Gallery Tours

"1st Wednesday & Thursday" Naples Art District Studio and Gallery Tours will be held Wednesday, January 5th, 3-7pm AND Thursday, January 6th, 1-5pm. "ART ALIVE" event consists of over 70 professional artists, who will be showcasing their recent works of art and demonstrating their medium. Meet the artist, celebrate the art and bring home unique treasures for your home. Look for the NAD Art Studio signs.