Punta Gorda will celebrate its annual “Founders’ Day Week” this year starting on Sunday, December 1 through Saturday December 7, 2019, with many holiday and history related events.

Among the many activities will be the Punta Gorda Historical Society’s “Holidays Around the World” at the History Park when all the historic homes will be open from 2-8 p.m. featuring celebrations from various cultures.  Also, featured, will be “Santa’s Winter Wonderland” at the historic courthouse on Taylor, historic talks at the Blanchard House, Punta Gorda History Center and Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association, trolley tours, Visual Arts Center displays and much more.  

A “POP UP” cache will be a fun way to discover your local history while visiting local merchants. Other special events are also being planned to take place downtown, as well as the traditional annual Garden Club home tours and lighting of the town’s Christmas Tree.  

Stay tuned for more information by visiting and "liking" facebook.com/puntagordafoundersweek.  

Contact Stacy Jones: 941-815-0291 or  stacy.jones@sci-us.com if your  organization or business would like to hold or sponsor an event or participate in any way.