Art Walk is a monthly art event held the First Friday of each month from 6-10pm in the downtown Fort Myers River District. The event is a self guided and self paced tour of Downtown Art Galleries and Businesses. Participating business that showcases art during Art Walk include galleries, museums, retail shops, and community centers. The Art Walk Brochure is available at most River District businesses and includes a map of the event that indicates participating Art Stops and Business Partners.
Free Art Walk Trolley Service - As part of the event a free trolley service takes Art Walkers from the core downtown area to Art Stops located outside the immediate walking area. The trolley returns to each stop in 20-30 minute rotations. Please check the Art Walk map for the trolley icon that indicates a Art Walk Trolley Stop.
The Art Walk After Party is held from 10 until close at a Downtown establishments after Art Walk ends at 10pm. Expect to see gallery owners, artists and art collectors at these relaxed celebrations. Spirits of Bacchus is the current official after party location.
Support Downtown Galleries and Businesses - Art Walk is all about the art galleries, businesses and stores that make up the Downtown Fort Myers River District. The event is an indoor art gallery event. Currently street vendors and artists are not permitted during the event. A second day of outdoor activities including street vendors and activities for artists, children and families is being discussed. If you are an artists and wish to show your work during Art Walk please talk to a participating Art Stop.
Art Walk is funded by the Fort Myers Redevelopment Agency, participating businesses and donations from Art Walkers like you! Art Walk is a non-profit organization dedicated to Downtown Fort Myers. To volunteer your time or speak with a Art Walk representative about donating please see our contact page.