10Best Fort Myers, FL Nightlife
Be 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.
Search All Fort Myers Nightlife
Ready for Your Dream Vacation?
New & Notable Fort Myers Nightlife
Hot, new Fort Myers nightlife spots, and notable places to check out his month.
The streets of downtown Fort Myers come alive the third Friday of the month for Music Walk. But not just the streets - also the alleyways and almost any nook or cranny where a band or musician can position themselves. Restaurants, bars and galleries host a variety of live music, and stages are set up in courtyards. The event has become one of the most popular events in the city. Read more »All New & Notable Fort Myers Nightlife »
Going out with a group of friends, it can be challenging to please everyone. While some might like to dance, whether it’s in a club or bar, others may want to chill with some live music. Others still may prefer the boisterous nature of a pub. It helps to have one destination with all of these options and more, and that is exactly what Gulf Coast Town Center has to offer. Read more »All New & Notable Fort Myers Nightlife »
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