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Waterfest 2016

Englewood Beach Waterfest:  a month of events throughout Englewood and the Cape Haze peninsula that lead up to Racefest at Englewood Beach on Nov 18-20, 2016. There are many events over the course of the month, but the 3 primary events are Ecofest, Paddlefest and Racefest.  

The Shark BrothersEcofest

October 29, 2016 - Lemon Bay Park

Come and meet the Shark Brothers at the Punta Gorda | Englewood Beach tent.  The Shark brothers are the host of a new web series about the area's outdoor offerings that will premiere on Oct. 14.


November 12-13, 2016

Video from the 2015 inaugural Paddlefest:


November 18-20, 2016

Waterfest 2015 | OPA/APBA Offshore World Championship

For all up to date information, visit the official event page at

Racefest Paddlefest Ecofest



About the Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast

Florida's premier year-round eco-tourism destination, Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach, The Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast, is known for its pristine, unspoiled beauty. The area has hosted seven major feature films, been featured on SAIL magazine's list of the "10 Greatest Places to Sail in the United States," ranked by Golf Digest as the "Third Best Place to Live and Play Golf in America," and rated by MONEY magazine as one of the "Best Places to Live in the South." For information about area events, activities and attractions, contact the Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach Visitor and Convention Bureau, 1700 Tamiami Trail, Suite G-2, Port Charlotte, FL; 941-743-1900, or call toll free at 1-800-652-6090 for a free Visitor's Guide; or visit the Web site at