Category Archives: Island Happenings

Valentine’s Day with Dolphins

Adventures in Paradise is doing a Sunset Dolphin and Wildlife Cruise on Sunday February 14th from 5:45pm to 6:45pm.   The 90 minute tour provides a beautiful and romantic way to view the outstanding wildlife Sanibel has to offer.  Tickets can be purchased  at www.AdventuresInParadise.com or by calling 239-472-8443. Read More »


Santa Cruise – Bring the kids!!

Adventures in Paradise is offering “Santa’s Dolphin and Wildlife Cruise” on the “Dolphin Waters”, a 45′ Corinthian Power Catamaran.  The ship sails Wednesday December 24th from 10:00am to 11:30am.  Santa will be waiting on Picnic Island with gifts for all the children.  Come treat yourself and your family to a fun sightseeing adventure.  Visit AdventuresInParadise.com for more information. Read More »


552lb Grouper Caught off the Sanibel Causeway

While fishing off the Sanibel causeway, Jon Black (a bait-shop owner from Cape Coral) reeled in a Goliath grouper estimated to be 552 pounds. The grouper measured 83 inches long and 73 inches in girth. Black believes his catch has set the state record for Goliath Grouper caught on rod and reel. The video of Black landing the grouper was... Read More »


Sanibel is #1

According to a poll conducted by FamilyFun Magazine, Sanibel was voted best family friendly vacation destination by it’s readers. Congratulations to Sanibel for becoming tops with the tourists! Read More »


Christmas on Sanibel 2014

 Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from sunny Sanibel 2014. Read More »


Christmas Lights

 We had the 2014 VIP tree decorating party last night.  We are now all decked out and ready for Sanibel luminary Friday night. Looks like we will have great weather for it this year. Read More »


Sanibel Farmers Market

Our market opened a month earlier than usual this year.  October 5, 2014 was opening day.  Stop by any Sunday morning and stock up on all your fresh fruits and vegetables. It’s located at City Hall (Dunlop Road) and you can park next door at the Sanibel Library. See you there Read More »


Celebrate National Public Lands Day

The Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge will celebrate National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 27, 2014.  There will be a re-think/recycle craft display, guided hiking, a film, and other free activities. Admission to Wildlife Drive is free for everyone all day, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Read More »


Upcycle Art Fest on Sanibel

Paintings on palm fronds, jewelry from recycled soda cans, a sculpture from a reclaimed tree stump, pillows from cloth scraps, bowls of recycled paper and fabric, abstract wall hangings from re-purposed gadgets, and magnificent sculptures from old bicycle tires: Upcycle! Art Fest promises a marketplace of creatively re-envisioned art by artists from around the country.  The art fest takes place... Read More »


Sanbel Music Festival 2014

Check out the different performances scheduled through March. Next up is a piano trio March 8, but there is a wide variety of different type performances from instrumentals to opera. All concerts are held at the Sanibel Congregational Church (2050 Periwinkle Way) at 8PM. For more information go to www.sanibelmusicfestival.org. Read More »