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Centennial Park could be considered two parks in one. Most visitors to downtown Fort Myers see the 8-acre stretch along the Caloosahatche River. The park meanders for blocks and under the US41 bridge... Read More
Centennial Park could be considered two parks in one. Most visitors to downtown Fort Myers see the 8-acre stretch along the Caloosahatche River. The park meanders for blocks and under the US41 bridge before opening to a large lawn and pavilion perfectly suited for concerts and events. Also under the bridge is a popular farmers market on Thursdays. With it's fishing pier, winding sidewalks and lush trees, the centerpiece is a fountain and the Uncommon Friends Fountain featuring famous winter residents Thomas Edison, Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone. The charming riverfront park hosts a variety of community events and festivals that often close Edwards Drive, the road bordering most of the park. Other highlights include boat access, picnic shelters, a playground and beach volleyball courts.
Hours:Due to COVID-19, please check with the attraction for the most recent updates to their opening hours.
- Parks: "Order food "to go" from one of the dozens of great downtown restaurants for a gourmet picnic in the park"
- Best for Parks Because: This famous downtown park is home to art shows, music festivals, a farmers market, fishing pier, fountains and historic charm.