September 15, 2014

Things to do in Naples, Florida

 Ok, you have checked into your fabulous home-away-from-home oasis, gone to the pool, had lunch at Shula’s, got the perfect tan at the beach, relaxed a bit and now what? Wait to do it all over again tomorrow? Well, yes but before tomorrow, why not experience Naples today?
From its’ luxurious homes to white sandy beaches, Naples has a lot to offer to the visiting eye! With a combination of rich history and traditional Florida flair, the city has transformed into the metropolis it is today.

Staff recommended things to do, places to see and people to meet (for week ending 9/20/2014):

Movies on the Lawn – Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 8:00pm at Mercato Shops 

The feature presentation is 'The Lone Ranger' starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer. Enjoy special discounts from participating stores in Mercato. 


See the Journey Ambassador in the Naples Hilton lobby for more information.

Shula’s Steak House Champagne & Chocolate tasting – Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 6:00pm at Hilton Naples Lobby

Shula’s Steak House Naples will be hosting their 4th Annual Champagne & Chocolate Tasting benefiting the United Way of Collier County.

Join us and taste exceptional champagnes from Shula’s paired with delicious gourmet chocolates from Norman Love Confections™. Norman Love will be presenting the perfectly paired chocolates. This event is sponsored by Florida Weekly and Norman Love Confections™.

The champagne tastings will include Rosa Regale by Banfi, Poema-Cava, Domaine Carneros by Taittinger and Charles Heidsieck Rose Reserve.

Journey Ambassador in the Naples Hilton lobby for more information.

Naples Cup Soccer Tournament Friday, September 19th – Sunday September 21st, 2014 at North Collier Regional Park

Premier Soccer Services invites your club to attend the Naples Cup. Combine a preseason tournament to prepare for the fall season with the luxurious Florida beach destination of Naples. Add this to international competition competing in the tournament and it should be a great start to the new soccer year!
About the Naples Cup:
                North Collier Regional Park (perfect conditioned natural grass fields)
                Professional Management
                Great Refereeing
                A, B, and C flights for all levels of competition
                Competition from all over Florida, and other states                  
                International competition from Mexico and Canada in boys divisions     
            
See the Journey Ambassador in the Naples Hilton lobby for more information.

EVP Pro, Amateur, & Juniors National Championships Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at Marco Island Marriott

Experience this EVP Pro, Amateur, and Juniors Series Event featuring professionals from across the nation.

Format: Pool play followed by Single Elimination Playoffs, Pro may be double elimination with Olympic Crossover if there are enough teams. Divisions may be combined, and divisions may be split into Gold and Silver Playoffs if there are enough teams that register. A/B divisions may be split if there are enough teams that register. Juniors divisions are based on athlete age at the day of the event. For example; If both athletes on the team are 12 years old or younger, they may compete in the 12U age division

Rules: Wilson Beach Volleyball will be used with beach volleyball rules; contact with any part of the net is a net violation. A block counts as 1 of your team’s 3 contacts. After a simultaneous joust, 3 more contacts are allowed. No open hand tips, no open hand serve receive. Please promote clean handsets, and call hands tight.

Source: EVP Tour

See the Journey Ambassador in the Naples Hilton lobby for more information.

Don’t just come to Naples, EXPERIENCE NAPLES!

There is always something to do!

September 5, 2014

4th Annual Champagne & Chocolate Tasting

Shula’s Steak House Naples will be hosting their 4th Annual Champagne & Chocolate Tasting benefiting the United Way of Collier County.

Join us and taste exceptional champagnes from Shula’s paired with delicious gourmet chocolates from Norman Love Confections™. Norman Love will be presenting the perfectly paired chocolates. This event is sponsored by Florida Weekly and Norman Love Confections™.

The champagne tastings will include Rosa Regale by Banfi, Poema-Cava, Domaine Carneros by Taittinger and Charles Heidsieck Rose Reserve.


Tickets are available at ShulasEvents.EventBrite.com or by contacting Jeff Jerome at 239-659-3176.

Shula's is located inside the Hilton Naples Hotel on 5111 Tamiami Trail North; Naples, FL 34103.

August 27, 2014

Last Minute Deals for Labor Day Weekend

Looking for last minute deals for Labor Day Weekend?  Save money on your end of the summer vacation getaway. Your next getaway is our top-priority!  Check out the Hilton Naples Hotel website for great getaway deals and specials.

Photo credit: Naples Daily News

Looking for things to do in Naples Florida for Labor Day Weekend?  Of course we have the beautiful beaches in Naples, watersports for all enthusiasts, golf courses galore, kayak in Everglades National Park.

 Our top pick is one of the most unique opportunities and events for adventurists, nature lovers and photography enthusiasts; the Clyde Butcher's Annual Labor Day Muck-About.

There are still a few rooms left at the Hilton Naples Hotel to book your last minute deals for Labor Day Weekend.


August 19, 2014

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August 14, 2014

Things to do in Naples, Florida

Ok, you have checked into your fabulous home-away-from-home oasis, gone to the pool, had lunch at Shula’s, got the perfect tan at the beach, relaxed a bit and now what? Wait to do it all over again tomorrow? Well, yes but before tomorrow, why not experience Naples today?

From its’ luxurious homes to white sandy beaches, Naples has a lot to offer to the visiting eye! With a combination of rich history and traditional Florida flair, the city has transformed into the metropolis it is today.

Staff recommended things to do, places to see and people to meet (for week ending 8/23/2014):

Movies on the Lawn– Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 at 8:00pm at Mercato Shops

The feature presentation is the one and only beach classic - Jaws! Enjoy special discounts from participating stores at Mercato!


See the Journey Ambassador in the Naples Hilton lobby for more information.

FAB 4 Charity Dinner Series – Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 at 6:00pm at AVENUE5

You are invited to attend the first FAB 4 – Charity Dinner Series benefiting the Boys & Girls Club and showcasing the culinary talents of four fabulous executive chefs from some of Naples’ most notable restaurants. Join in for an evening of outstanding food and wine, as this “Fab4″ dazzles and delights with a seven-course meal, complete with wine pairings and table side presentations.

The "Fab4" include:
·         Chef Welch – Avenue5
·         Chef Mereday – Mereday’s Fine Dining
·         Chef Nelson – Truluck’s
·         Chef Roland – Crave Culinaire

Tickets are $250 and include full seven-course meal with wine pairings. Cash Bar Available.
To purchase Tickets, Visit www.BGCCC.com or 239.325.1718. Limited Seating available.

See the Journey Ambassador in the Naples Hilton lobby for more information.

Donna Holman performing at Second Cup Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 at 7pm at Second Cup

Donna Holman who has opened for top artist such as Rascal Flatts and Kid Rock will be performing inside Second Cup. Go and enjoy a great cup o’ Joe while listening to Donna’s beautiful voice.
Her CD will also be available for purchase after the performance.

See the Journey Ambassador in the Naples Hilton lobby for more information.

The Caribbean Chillers Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 at 7pm at Seminole Casino

The Caribbean Chillers are Florida’s FAVORITE “Jimmy Buffett Tribute Act.” Whether it’s their “5pc Tropical Rockin’ Party Band” or the “10pc Show”, it’s the authentic sights and sounds you’ve come to love at a real Buffett Concert. You’ll be dancing and singing along to all of your favorite Buffett tunes as the Chillers take you to that fun-filled magical place Jimmy calls “Margaritaville.”


See the Journey Ambassador in the Naples Hilton lobby for more information.

Don’t just come to Naples, EXPERIENCE NAPLES!
There is always something to do!

July 29, 2014

Things to do in Naples, Florida

Ok, you have checked into your fabulous home-away-from-home oasis, gone to the pool, had lunch at Shula’s, got the perfect tan at the beach, relaxed a bit and now what? Wait to do it all over again tomorrow? Well, yes but before tomorrow, why not experience Naples today?

From its’ luxurious homes to white sandy beaches, Naples has a lot to offer to the visiting eye! With a combination of rich history and traditional Florida flair, the city has transformed into the metropolis it is today.

Staff recommended things to do, places to see and people to meet (for week ending 8/2/2014):

Wine Tasting Sunset Cruise– Thursday, July 31st, 2014 at 6:00 pm at Naples Princess
Join the Naples Princess for a sunset wine cruise that will be the perfect romantic evening or night out with the girls! Enjoy views of the Gulf of Mexico and maybe even dolphin sightings!

See the Journey Ambassador in the Naples Hilton lobby for more information.

Spirit Class : Yo, Ho, Ho and (a tasting) of Rum – Friday, August 1st, 2014 at 6:30 pm at Total Wine & More
Hawaiian shirts are optional for this fun exploration and tasting of this classic spirit of the Caribbean. You’ll explore rum history and why location matters while tasting and discussing the differences in character and flavor varieties. Learn some classic rum cocktails and taste a couple too!

 See the Journey Ambassador in the Naples Hilton lobby for more information.

SummerFest Stroll Saturday, August 2nd at 10am at Mercato
Your friends at Mercato are celebrating Florida's Tax Free weekend and you can too!
The day begins with a free yoga class at 10 am on the lawn followed by Kaleicious Smoothie samples.

Go and enjoy live music, food and drink samples and fabulous finds up to 80% off throughout Mercato.

Check out the fall's hottest trends at Bio New York while sipping complimentary mimosas.

GIVE BACK TO ST. MATTHEW'S HOUSE
Bring non-perishable food or new/gently used clothing donations for St. Matthew's House and receive a passport. Complete your passport by visiting 6 participating merchants to be eligible to win a $500 Mercato Experience package.

LIVE MUSIC FROM:
--Donna Holman
--Jonathan Dunn
--Jeff Leigh
--Mason Nicholas Williams

FOR THE KIDS
--Meet Elsa from Frozen & mini-manicures and makeovers from Lollipops Kids Spa
--Face Painting
--Balloon Animals
--Snow cones--all day or while supplies last
--Giant checkers and bean bag toss on the lawn in front of Bravo

See the Journey Ambassador in the Naples Hilton lobby for more information.

Don’t just come to Naples, EXPERIENCE NAPLES!

There is always something to do!

July 3, 2014

RED, WHITE AND YOU Celebration All Weekend Long!


Celebrate the FOURTH all weekend long!
Celebrate the good times, C’mon!


Independence Day Kick-Off Party
The Fourth starts on the 3rd at Mercato! Get the holiday started early with live concert and festival. FREE!
--Americana and classic rock from Toucan Do
--Outdoor Bar
--Bead toss at 8pm with prizes for 12 lucky winners!
--All-American lawn games including corn hole & giant checkers

FOR THE KIDS!

Face Painting | Water Balloon Toss | Bounce House | Crafts | Giveaways


Fourth of July Parade
Fifth Avenue South - Naples, FL

Round up your loved ones and head to downtown Naples before 10 a.m. for the July Fourth Parade. It starts on Broad Avenue South, continuing to Third Street South to Fifth Avenue South and ending at Eighth Street South, Naples.


Fireworks on Naples Pier
If you’re going out to enjoy the fireworks, take your tasty treats with you early to the Naples Pier to watch the firework show by Zambelli Fireworks at 9 p.m.


Pool Party at Hilton Naples
Throw on those shades and enjoy the red, white and blue cocktails all day long by the Hilton Naples pool side. There will be kid-friendly games, beverages and food brought to you by Shula’s Steak house Naples