February 25, 2016

Naples Orchid Society Show THIS WEEKEND!!

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This weekend (February 27-28) for the first time at the Naples Botanical Gardens, the Naples Orchid Society will be hosting their annual orchid show. This show will feature the beauty of orchids and will have many award-winning orchids in full bloom. This event will feature the different species of orchids along with some hybrids. There will also be orchids for sale along with supplies for them. This event is included in the garden admission fee and with it only being 8 miles away from the Hilton Naples this would be too beautiful of an event to miss out on. For more information on this show, you can visit the website here

February 24, 2016

Tributes in the Garden: The US Stones

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This Friday, Naples Botanical Gardens will be hosting their event Tributes in the Garden The US Stones: A Tribute to the Rolling Stones. This concert takes place from 6:30pm-9:00pm. The doors at the garden will close at 5pm and re-open at 6pm for guests to go in and take a seat. Guests are to bring their own seating, but no outside food or drinks allowed. The Botanical Gardens is only 8 miles away from the Hilton Naples. For information on ticket prices and more information, you can visit their website here.

February 17, 2016

Naples National Art Festival is in the "Top Ten" of National Festivals

The weather outlook for the Naples National Art Festival this weekend is glorious!

On February 20-21, the Naples Art Association will present one of the most anticipated art events to come to Naples each year, the Naples National Art Festival.  More than 260 artists will feature works in  mediums, including: paintings (oil, acrylic and watercolors), 2D and 3D mixed media, photography, digital art, metal sculpture, wood carvings, ceramics, jewelry, leather works and more.

Sunshine Artist Magazine has ranked the Naples National Art Festival as one of the "Top Ten" national festivals for seven years running, making this one of the most coveted art shows for artists to attend as presenters, ensuring a great show for art lovers.

The show takes place in Cambier Park and along 8th Street South.

Admission to the Naples National Art Festival is free with a suggestion donation of $5.

Cambier Park is located 6 miles south of the Hilton NaplesHotel.

February 10, 2016

Greek Fest 2016

Greek Fest 2016
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This weekend (February 12-14) Greek Fest is happening once again. Admission is only $5 for adults for the whole weekend and children get in for free. At this event, there will be vendors, live music, bounce houses, and authentic Greek food along with a drive-thru for pick up! There is also going to be a raffle for a Mercedes-Benz CLA Car or $25,000 which will be drawn on Sunday. Greek fest is only 10 minutes away from the Hilton Naples and a fun family outing to take part of. For more information visit Greek Fest's website here.

February 8, 2016

Mardi Gras is coming to Naples!

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February 9th, 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, along with the shops and restaurantsThe live music will be joined by dancing, and guests are invited to dress up in costumes and beads to get the full Mardi Gras experience. 

The event will be hosted from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. This is a family-friendly event so do not forget to bring the kids! 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 5, 2016

Spend your Valentine's Day at the Hilton Naples!

Valentine's Day is 9 days away! If you don't have any plans yet celebrate this holiday at Shula's Steak House at the Hilton Naples! It is only $65 per person and comes with complimentary champagne. Reservations are required. Call 239-430-4999 for more information. 

February 1, 2016

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Wetland Day

Did you know that February 2 is World Wetlands Day? This weekend, February 6, the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is celebrating by hosting a full day of fun activities including live music all day, free guided boardwalk walks of different themes, an outdoor meditation class, and a paid backcountry adventure tour. 
For children, there is a kids photography walk for ages 9-15 from 10am-12pm where they can bring their cameras and smartphones to take beautiful pictures of the sanctuary with a guide. There are also different discovery stations taking place where there will be crafts and different hands-on experiences. 
The festival is suppose to bring awareness to the wetlands and show the importance they play in our lives. Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is a designated Wetland of International Importance. This is an honor given by a worldwide wetland association, RAMSAR. 
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is located 25 miles away from the Hilton Naples. For more information visit Corkscrew Wetland Day website