Punta Gorda is located in Charlotte County southeast of St Petersburg between Port Charlotte and Fort Myers along Highway 41 near the Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf of Mexico. Punta Gorda is part of the Punta Gorda, Florida metro area.
The name Punta Gorda means "Broad Point" in the language of the Conquistadors, and a colorful festival each year is held on Pine Island in Charlotte Harbor celebrating Ponce de Leon's landing.
Near the historic district of Punta Gorda, you'll find Fishermen's Village. This unique waterfront destination includes many gift, clothing, and specialty shops, several restaurants, a military heritage museum, a 98-slip marina and fully furnished luxury villas.
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Harpoon Harry's Resturant | Smuggler's Restaurant |
History Florida Adventure Museum |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Marina Inn |
Sports and Sporting Events William Wrigley's Tennis |
Transportation King Fisher Cruise Lines |
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08/15 Coming to The area
Florida Old Time Music Championship Dade City FL April5-6 FOTMC celebrates Old Time Music in Florida, encompassing musical styles ranging from child ballads to southern dance music of old time string bands. Contests in many old time acoustic instruments, String Band and Old Time Singing contests.
Delray Beach Affair Delray Beach FL April5-7 The event takes place along the palm tree lined downtown streets of Delray Beach and stretches 12 city blocks from the Intracoastal to NW 2nd Avenue and two city parks. The Delray Affair has received numerous awards for its ‘eclectic’ mixture of fine art, great crafts and funky products from around the world.
Peace River Celtic Festival Punta Gorda FL April10 Our Festival is perpetually dedicated to the memory of David Parker, member of Elks Lodge 2606 and the founder of the Peace River Celtic Festival. David loved Celtic music, laughter, good friendship and good times! If you cherish these things as well, you'll want to be part of this special event!
Bike Night in Cape Coral Cape Coral FL April13 The City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation is proud to bring you Cape Bike Night! Motorcycle enthusiasts can get together and listen to live bands, eat great food, and just have fun at this great event!
Vero Beach Hibiscus Festival Vero Beach FL April13 The Hibiscus Festival is a yearly celebration for the City of Vero Beach, to increase awareness of the historic downtown sector, raise funds for Main Street Vero Beach that work towards the preservation and growth of the area and encourages community participation from residents, organizations and businesses.
Sarasota Film Festival Sarasota FL April5-14 Held annually in Sarasota, FL., The Sarasota Film Festival emphasizes the best in cinema alongside exciting programs and events, with more than 180 films screened each year including features, documentaries, shorts, and kid-friendly picks.