4th of July Fun at Fishermen’s Village

Fishermen’s Village’s annual Independence Day celebration is almost here! Wednesday, July 4th everyone is cordially invited to attend the multitude of festivities! Parking and admission is free. The mall will be open from 10:00am to 6:00 pm, the restaurants will be open from 11:30am to 10:00pm, and there will be plenty of fun for the whole family,
To start the entertainment, two bands will be performing live music on the Village Center Stage all day. From 11:ooam to 3:00 pm the “Jim Morris Trio” will be performing Trop Rock Music, a local favorite; be sure to come early to get your seat. “Mercy” will take the stage later in the day, performing from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. These bands will keep you entertained all the way until the fireworks display!
Need something to keep the kids busy? There will be family friendly activities from 12:00 to 4:00 pm. Big Brothers Big Sisters is putting on multiple children’s games and “Metamasque” will be painting faces. Fishermen’s Village is a one stop shop for all the fun 4th of July festivities, but it wouldn’t be complete with out the fireworks! The majestic fireworks display will begin at 9:00pm. Enjoy dinner, listen to the entertainment, and watch the fireworks over Charlotte Harbor, all in the same place.
The Freedom Swim is a legendary event were swimmers, boaters, and floaters of all ages cross the Charlotte Harbor to celebrate the holiday. The annual Freedom Swim starts on the north side of the southbound US 41 bridge and ends at Fishermen’s Village’s own Harpoon Harry’s at 2:00 pm. It is recommended participants be at the starting point no later than 1:30 p.m. The Green Hibiscus Trolley will provide transportation between Fishermen’s Village and the Swim starting point beginning at 12:00. The swim can be relaxing or thrilling depending on preference. Don’t miss out on this fabulous event!
Want to enjoy all of this without going anywhere? Fishermen’s Village has two bedroom villas available for rent; each villa sleeps up to six people, making it perfect for a small getaway. Prefer to come by boat? The award-winning marina has slips available too. You can watch the fireworks from your own boat.
Food, shopping, swimming, games, music, fireworks and more! Sounds like the perfect way to spend the patriotic holiday. Don’t forget to visit the Military Museum to thank our veterans whose sacrifice allows us to celebrate our freedom. Call (941) 639-8721, like our Facebook Page, or visit us online at http://www.fishville.com for more information. Have a great 4th of July holiday!

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Fishermen's Village is a waterfront mall, resort, and marina located on Charlotte Harbor in Punta Gorda featuring shops, boutiques, restaurants, out island cruises, boat/kayak military museum, live entertainment and special events. Open Daily
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