Fall is a great time to travel, and Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach is the perfect destination for exciting fall events and activities worth traveling for. Here are a few to get you started:

Florida International Air Show

The Florida International Air Show has been thrilling audiences for over 35 years! Don’t miss the 2021 spectacle, Oct. 16 and 17, Punta Gorda Airport.

16th Annual Wine & Jazz Festival Week

This year’s Wine & Jazz Fest has been expanded to four days of events. Featuring Punta Gorda favorite Mindi Abair and performances from Shawn Brown, Eric Darius, and Selina Albright, it’s a must-have experience for music lovers. The time to make your plans is now! Nov. 17–20, various locations in Punta Gorda.

Englewood Beach Waterfest | RacefestEnglewood Beach Waterfest

Food, live music, a block party, “edu-tainment” exhibits, the beach, and very fast boats: sounds like the perfect family outing. With three days of activities, there’s something for everyone. Nov. 18–21, Englewood.

Find more fun fall happenings, including “mudding” events and destination art and craft festivals, on our Events Calendar page.

Fall Fishing

Trolling the waters of the Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast this time of year can reward you with anything from barracuda and Spanish mackerel to amberjack, king fish, and snapper. Find out more about what you might catch in the fall with our Fishing Calendar.

Cans and a glass of Fat Point Brewing's Pumpka Gourda Ale on a table with blue sky in the backgroundTis the Season

We’re looking forward to the Pumpkin Spice time of year. We love it all, the drinks, the treats, the everything else! And we can go one better: keep an eye out for Pumpka Gourda. This “spiced ale with real pumpkin” from our very own craft brewery, Fat Point Brewing, has been so popular they’re planning to brew four times as much this year. It’s the perfect accent to a fun Florida fall.

Visit our Restaurant page to find more food and drink to enhance your fall travel. See you soon!