Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach offers unique events throughout the year, but March is on overload, with huge parties, arts galore, food fests, and even major (and pre-major) baseball on offer. Explore below for inspiration to schedule a visit in March:

Party Time

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There is no better place (outside of Ireland) to celebrate St. Patrick's Day than Punta Gorda. The Celtic Ray Public House, an authentic Irish pub, closes an entire street for their all-day/all-night, music-filled party, and Fishermen's Village offers tons of family-friendly fun!

Fantastic Food & Drink

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Attention Foodies: March is a great time to visit Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach. This month features several large food fests alongside ongoing culinary happenings. And don't forget to explore our countless independent restaurants. Savor to your stomach's content:

Wine & Craft Beer Tastings Mar 09

>Wine & Craft Beer Tastings

Join us each week, on Saturdays, annually for International Wine and Craft Beer Tastings of dry wines, sweet wines, craft beers, ports, meads, and ciders, with occasional cameo appearances by dessert, fortified, and ice wines. These…

Punta Gorda Culinary Long Lunch Tour Mar 06

>Punta Gorda Culinary Long Lunch Tour

  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday

Presented by Southwest Florida Walking Tours, join in for a memorable experience as we enjoy some of the culinary treasures Punta Gorda has to offer, as well as exploring the history of the town. Meet local restaurateurs and sample their…

Art & Craft

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Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach offers an amazing array of art, from local artists and craftspeople featured at our galleries to national and international artists displaying their works at national art shows.

If you love baseball, you'll want to visit Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach in March (and February)! See the stars of today with Tampa Bay Rays Spring Training and the stars of tomorrow with the Snowbird Baseball Classic. 

Snowbird Baseball Classic Mar 05

>Snowbird Baseball Classic

  • Recurring daily

The Snowbird Baseball Classic is the NCAA Division I and III Baseball Tournament and is held annually in Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach. Experience the best of the best of College baseball - you may even see a future Major Leaguer play! Games…

As you can see, there are plenty of delicious, exciting, and inspiring reasons to schedule your trip to Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach in March, so start planning today!