10Best Fort Myers, FL Nightlife

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Quote OpenBe careful when judging the personality of local bars. Some bars transition drastically from the older "snow bird" crowd (retired winter residents) early in the evening, to the younger college crowd after 10. Quote Closed






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About Fort Myers, FL Nightlife


Most of Fort Myers nightlife seems to be centered around sunsets and happy hours. But for music lovers and the late night crowd, there are still lots of options to keep the party going. 

If live music is what constitutes a good night out for you, then you will be pleased at the numerous offerings, from shoes optional spots on Fort Myers Beach like the Cottage and The Smokin' Oyster Brewery; to hip, downtown joints like The Firestone and Cigar Bar. Downtown also features a popular Music Walk the third Friday of the month. 

You'll find a few dance clubs downtown too, but one of the most popular can be found in an industrial section of town. The Bottom Line caters to the gay crowd but welcomes everyone, with two stories and multiple bars.

Perhaps one of the most popular destination for nightlife is at the Gulf Coast Town Center. This one stop drinking and dining spot has all kinds of bars that appeal to all ages. In close proximity to Florida Gulf Coast University, it is also quit popular with the college crowd.  

Many of the coolest places to party require driving so be sure to plan ahead for a safe ride home

- Fort Myers Expert Gina Birch