December 26, 2011

Legendary New Year's Eve in Naples Florida at Shula's

Enjoy a Legendary New Year's Eve in Naples Florida at Shula's! Celebrate the possibilities of 2012 with a dinner selected from a Special New Year's Eve Menu created by Chef Cesar. Regular dinner menu is available. Reservations are required.

December 19, 2011

Weather in Naples Florida

The weather forecast for the next seven days takes us right into Christmas Day in Naples Florida!

And it will be gorgeous weather, perfect for anyone looking to escape the cold with a Florida vacation at the beach!  Give yourself the perfect last minute gift and book your vacation at the Hilton Naples Florida Hotel!
You can still sing "Let it Snow...Let it Snow...Let it Snow..." You'll just be singing while enjoying the beautiful weather in Naples Florida!

December 17, 2011

Free Nature Walks at Clam Pass Beaches in Naples Florida

White Ibis at Clam Pass
Photo Credit: Ira Rubenstein
 Join a Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guide for a free guided walk on the boardwalk, beach, and back bay areas of this beautiful Collier County park and learn about the secret lives of the flora and fauna of this captivating and biologically-rich area.

Clam Pass County Park offers a beautiful beach and a scenic boardwalk through a unique habitat. Learn about the special trees that dominate in this unusual environment and why they are important to all of us. See beautiful shore birds and maybe a surprise visitor or two, such as the not to be forgotten pileated woodpecker. Learn about our shells and see what shells and other treasures such as shark’s teeth the Gulf may have delivered to the shore. Walks 1.5-2 hours.

Can you tell what little critter left his paw print in the sand?
It’s a raccoon.  Photo Credit: Ira Rubenstein

Meet your guide at the tram stop at the end of the parking lot Monday through Saturday at 9 AM. Hat, water, and sunscreen advised. Parking free with beach sticker or subject to county fee for all day. Entrance to park is at the end of Seagate Drive.
The Conservancy of Southwest Florida, protecting our water, land, wildlife, and future is located at 1450 Merrihue Drive, Naples, FL 34102. 292-0304.

December 15, 2011

Shula's Restaurant Open on Christmas Day

Looking for restaurants open on Christmas Day? Enjoy Shula's Steak House Naples ~ offering a special Shula's Christmas Menu from 11:00AM -10:00PM. Regular dinner menu will also be offered all day. Now accepting reservations and filling up fast! Make your reservations now by calling 239-430-4999.

December 13, 2011

Don't Forget! Chamber's Annual Holiday Party THIS THURSDAY!

Celebrate the Season
This Thursday!
The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce
cordially invites you to our
Annual Holiday Party
 for wine, hors d'oeuvres, and karaoke
 Thursday, December 15th
5:30 to 7:30 in the evening
The Hilton Naples
5111 Tamiami Trail N.
Unwrapped toys will be collected for the
The Toys for Tots Annual Drive
Register at
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December 11, 2011

Twelve Days of Christmas at the Naples Zoo

For 12 days in December, Naples Zoo will be delivering special gifts to the wild animals.
On the twelve days of Christmas, Naples Zoo gave to you:
12 gators swimming
11 siamangs swinging
10 hyenas laughing
  9 panthers prowling
  8 gibbons singing
  7 hogs-a-rooting
  6 spider monkeys playing
  5 tigers
  4 roaring lions
  3 spotted leopards
  2 Malagasy fosas and
  A lemur in a palm tree.
From December 13th all the way to Christmas Eve, the Naples Zoo will be delivering special gifts to the wild animals from a rolling icy snow globe for Red River hogs to meat filled presents for tigers!

December 7, 2011

Getting Married in Naples Florida

How awesome is it to have your first meeting & first conversation forever recorded?  Meet one of our happy couples holding their wedding in Naples Florida next year!  Love this & thank you Kate for allowing us to share.  We look forward to making your dream wedding come true at the Hilton Naples Florida Hotel.

It is engagement season!  Did you recently get engaged and looking for a Naples Florida wedding and reception venue?  Contact Electa Saker, wedding planner extraordinaire at the Hilton Naples Florida Hotel!

December 6, 2011

Legendary New Year's Eve in Naples Florida at Shula's

Enjoy a Legendary New Year's Eve in Naples Florida at Shula's!  Celebrate the possibilities of 2012 with a dinner selected from a Special New Year's Eve Menu created by Chef Cesar. Regular dinner menu is available.  Reservations are required.

Everything's Happening at Shula's!
Shula’s Celebrity Bartender Night benefiting Toys For Tots from 5Pm to 7PM. Join us for Complimentary Hors D’Oeuvres and Happy Hour Drink Specials.

Our “Celebrity” Bartender is Commandant Kemp. Please bring a NEW unwrapped toy to donate.

Sponsored by Shula’s and The Journals – for more information please contact John Marsh at 239-287-1396.

December 5, 2011

Tonight at Shula's - MEET Naples City Council Bill Barnett

Tonight at Shula's - MEET the next member of Naples City Council Bill Barnett Tony Marino and Reg Buxton cordially invite you to support Bill Barnett's campaign to be the next member of Naples City Council. 5:30pm to 7:30pm Shula's, Naples Hilton Join Bill Barnett and his supporters for heavy h'ors d'oeuvres and two for one drink specials. $50 for each individual ticket or $75 for each couple Cash and checks only please. Checks can be made out to the Bill Barnett Campaign Fund. Donations are not tax deductible. RSVP or Questions: Email Thank you for your support. We look forward to seeing you tonight!!

December 2, 2011

Jimmy Keys Encore Performance at the Hilton Naples Florida Hotel

Jimmy Keys is performing live at the Hilton Naples Florida Hotel on December 7th. Join us for non-stop musical comedy entertainment. Buffet begins at 6:00PM with show following. Cash Bar. Email Liz at for more info.

December 1, 2011

Celebrate the Holidays on Fifth Avenue South in Naples Florida

At the top of everyone's list of holiday things to do in Naples Florida is to attend one of the many celebrations occuring on Fifth Avenue South.  This year the line up of events is impressive.  Hope to see you strolling along as you listen to the Holiday entertainers, take in the festive lights and take advantage of holiday shopping deals!

Fifth Avenue South in Naples Florida

Thursday, December 1, 2011
My favorite event takes place tonight, December 1!  The 37th Annual Christmas Walk & Tree Lighting Ceremony takes place from 5:00-9:30pm. (Fifth Avenue is blocked to traffic tonight).
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Holiday Evening on Fifth Featuring the TUBA Christmas Concert
Thursday, December 15, 2011

Evening on Fifth
Thursday, December 22, 2011

Evening on Fifth
December 27-31, 2011
Holiday Celebration at Sugden Plaza
Haven't made your reservations to celebrate the Holidays in Naples Florida?  The Hilton Naples Florida Hotel is featuring The December Sale where you can take advantage of 25% off our Best Available Rates!  It truly is a Gift!