Comfort Inn & Suites Airport
10081 Intercom Drive
Fort Myers, FL 33913
Phone: (239) 939-5002
Fax: (239) 939-5003
The Garage is a large venue for live music events. It is also a studio for recordings and rehearsals but the highlight of the place are certainly the live performances. They provide all the equipment and assistance for artists' recordings, which makes this a favourite among those blessed with creativity. The 16,000 square feet place is perfect for events and functions of all kinds, for which they also provide catering. Contact for further details and event information.
Home to the Fort Myers Miracle, Hammond Stadium is one of Florida's baseball spring training parks. Its imposing exterior is set-off by a beautifully sculpted landscape and palm trees that lead all the way to the stadium entrance. The interior is cramped, especially when large crowds show up. The stadium has a nice variety of concession stands that are reasonably priced. However, Hammond Stadium isn't one of Fort Myers' premier venues. The Minnesota Twins train here each February through April.
Like the other in the Regal chain, this cinema is accredited with the usual string of amenities and services. In addition, they boast of facilities for the disabled, listening devices and a smart help kiosk. Catch the latest Hollywood dude or chick on any of the 16 screens within, as you sit enraptured with fellow fans, a tub of popcorn and a soda for company. Those looking for more entertainment can avail of the party rooms on the premises. For more information on movie schedules and ticket prices, check the website.
When in Florida, it’s hard to get away from the sun-kissed beaches. But, should you get tired of bronzing on the sand, there are plenty of other entertainment opportunities. If you are in the southern part of the city, a trip to the open-air Bell Tower Shops mall is a must. Once you’ve picked your jaw off the floor and emptied out most of your wallet, a ticket to the latest release in this cinema would be in order. The usual crop of facilities that distinguish most Regal theaters from the others show up here as well, and put patrons at ease. Those with some additional time to kill can go to the in-house game room. Check the website for more details.
Part of the Florida Gulf Coast University, Alico Arena has a regulation size basketball court that doubles-up as a venue for small-scale functions and parties. It's ideal for graduations, concerts and small gatherings.
The Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall is the premier place for Broadway musicals in Fort Myers. Located on the Edison Community College campus, it's the tallest building on campus, and the only theater in the area with the size and technology to host musicals like Guys and Dolls, as well as rock and jazz concerts. The Hall is also the home of the Southwest Florida Symphony from December through April. Inside boasts two glass elevators, and infrared headsets for the hearing impaired.
Watch your favorite Hollywood stars sizzle on the screens of this theatre in South Fort Myers. The cinema is part of the SunStar Theaters chain and offers the best facilities to its guests. Whether you are here with family, friends or with a date, a tub of snacks and a couple of sodas always add cheer to the experience. For more information, give them a call.
For laughs on Friday and Saturday nights, head for the Laugh In Comedy Café, located in the far left corner of College Plaza, at the corner of College Parkway and Winkler Road. Stand-up comedians, like Mark Evans and Ken Sons, entertain you while you munch on Liberace's Rings (onion rings) and Gilligan's Island (fish filet). Wash it down with a beer, and finish it off with Bye Bye Miss American Pie (apple pie, of course). The Saturday show is smoke-free.
Anderson Theater at the Bishop Verot High School's Santini Center is a buzzing hub of activities. This eclectic art space is home to a wide range of cultural events, live performances, musicals, classical concerts and theatrical extravaganzas. You will also be able to partake in a bevy of community events at this venue: workshops, special classes, local conferences, talk sessions and lectures among other things. Event nights see a flurry of activity as crowds rush in to be a part of the festivities and have a gala time out! Check website for more details on current and upcoming events.
Cypress Lake High School (CLHS) Center For The Arts is home to a wide range of cultural events and from time to time. This eclectic art space hosts some of the most interesting names that art has ever seen. Attend breathtaking theatrical performances, live concerts, music events, dance events and even media events. In addition, you will also be able to avail of instructive art lessons: delve deeper into forms of dance, music and learn a thing or two about their origins and dynamics. Enroll in one of their inspiring dance or music sessions and come out enlightened. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events.
Downtown Fort Myers offers a treat for theater lovers at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre. The evening starts with an expansive buffet topped with lavish desserts. The menu matches the ambience of the show. The main theater stages traditional musicals, while the children's theatre treats the kids to fairy tales, preceded by hamburgers or pizza. The Off Broadway Palm Theatre offers newer shows in an intimate general admission setting. Reservations are recommended, and no shorts or T-shirts are allowed. Call ahead for show times.
Creative expression benefits everyone, especially children, and improves the community. With this philosophy in mind, the Lee County Alliance for the Arts offers outlets for a wide variety of artists. The not-for-profit organization, founded in 1975, includes a 10.5-acre campus with the William R. Frizzel Cultural Centre and Gallery, an art school, and indoor and outdoor theaters for Jazz Alliance outdoor concerts, local theater performances, and festivals. Every summer there is a children's art camp. Admission to the public art galleries is free. Check the calendar for upcoming events.