February 26, 2015

Banfi Wine Dinner at Shula's Steakhouse

                                                  Looking for a night out? Come join us at Shula's Steakhouse
                                         Naples for the Banfi Wine Dinner. Shula's is located off the lobby of the
                                                                                        Hilton Naples.

February 20, 2015

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Festival Celebrates the Florida Everglades

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The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Festival is an annual event dedicated to the celebration of the Everglades and Marjory Stoneman Douglas’ legacy. The festival will include daily activities, programs, workshops and presentations hosted by many specialists of the Florida Everglades. These activities will include: scientific talks, pioneer stories, photography displays and workshops, nature walks, canoe trips, and guided tours of the Everglades, Ten Thousand Islands, Big Cypress Swamp, and Fakahatchee Strand. 

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This five-day festival from February 24-28th will be hosted by the Museum of the Everglades, in driving distance from Hilton NaplesReservations and fees apply to various events over the festival duration. For more information on reservations and fees, click here. While visiting Everglades City, don't forget to stop by one of the local restaurants for some true Florida fresh seafood! Click here for a complete list of dining options. 

February 18, 2015

Old Naples Photo Tours

Every Monday afternoon beginning at 4 p.m. Understand Photography hosts an Old Naples Photo Tour. The tour is just $50 per person and includes information about the history of Naples along with photography lessons on composition, exposure, lighting and creativity. All levels of photographers are welcome including locals, visitors and families. The tour begins on historic third street and will conclude at the pier for sunset. The Hilton Naples is just 3 miles from the start of the tour.  Click here for more information or to schedule your tour.

February 15, 2015

Naples National Art Festival 2015

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   The Naples National Art Festival is coming to town this year February 21-22. The festivities will take place from 10a.m. to 5p.m. with live entertainment beginning at 11a.m. 
   The Naples National Art Festival has been awarded in the top ten national festival six years running by Sunshine Artist Magazine. The festival will also give visitors an opportunity to meet artists from around the country that will be showing off their work.  A $5 donation will be accepted at the gates and will raise funds for educational art programming for the Naples Art Association.      
   The weekend festival will be located in beautiful downtown Naples at Cambier Park, just 5 miles from Hilton Naples. Many shops and restaurants surround the park if visitors wish to make the best of their downtown Naples experience. Click here for more information and directions to the event. 

February 11, 2015

Mardi Gras Evening on Fifth 2015

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When visiting Naples, one of the classic things to do is head downtown for evenings on Fifth, a Naples event that gives both visitors and locals a chance to see all Naples has to offer. This year, on February 17th, Evenings on Fifth will be hosting a special Mardi Gras night to celebrate the occasion. The night will have its usual events of live music and entertainment, and of course the shops and restaurants our downtown streets are lined with. Live musical performances will be lining the streets of downtown specially for this event. The live music will be joined by dancing, and too add to the fun guests are invited to dress up in costumes and beads to get the full Mardi Gras experience. 

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The event will be hosted from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Don't forget to bring the kids! This event is not only for the adults to have fun, but let the kids come out and do the dressing up and dancing for you! Downtown Naples is conveniently located just 4 miles from Hilton Naples. For more information on downtown Naples or the Mardi Gras event, click here.

February 6, 2015

Shula's Steakhouse Valentine's Day Dinner

What are your plans for the special day? Come celebrate with us! Shula's will be hosting a Valentine's dinner in their restaurant right off the lobby of the Hilton Naples. See you there! 

February 3, 2015

Everglades Seafood Festival 2015

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    Looking for something to do this weekend? Don't forget about the Everglades Seafood Festival! The festival is going on February 6th-8th in Historic Everglades City and features Family Night Friday night and live music all day Saturday and Sunday. This year their line up features two country music stars, Chris Campbell and Outshyne.
    The event will also include many vendors full of fresh seafood , arts and crafts and a fair much like the county ones back home! Admission and parking are free while space lasts, several charitable vendors will be charging a small amount for overflow parking.
    On the festival's website their is a link to Google maps to direct you from Hilton Naples. For directions and additional information, please visit:

February 1, 2015

St. Katherine Greek Fest 2015

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   The St. Katherine Greek Festival is coming to Naples February sixth to the eighth and will be featuring various events throughout the weekend along with some truly authentic Greek food! Admission is $4.00 for the weekend and the proceeds go to raising money at Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida for the "Helping Kids with Cancer" radiothon.

   Friday and Saturday the festival will be open from 11am-9pm and Sunday from 12pm-7pm.
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   The festivities will include authentic Greek food, a bounce house, Evzone street walker, dance exhibitions, live music, merchandise vendors, church tours, CLA Mercedes or $25,000 raffle, and a cash raffle. Location just four miles from Hilton Naples. For more information on the festival schedule and directions please visit:  http://stkatherine.net/news/greekfest-2015/