Mermaid Fest this weekend
Fort Myers Beach event runs Friday through Sunday at Lover's Key
Mermaid Fest, a collaboration of artists, wellness groups and local nonprofits will take place this weekend at Event Field on Estero Blvd in Lover’s Key.
The event will run from Friday through Sunday. There will be a mermaid contest at 3 p.m. on Saturday.
Glass blowers, potters, jewelers, fiber artists, photographers, lamp makers and other artwork will be on display. Over 45 nationally acclaimed, award winning artists and local crafters will display, sell, engage and educate patrons from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
Among the local groups expected to be in attendance are the Fort Myers Beach Community Foundation and Fort Myers Beach Women’s Club.
There will be a pilates routine at 9 a.m. on Friday and yoga each morning at 10 a.m.
There will be a “mermaid story time” for children at 4:40 pm Friday and Saturday and noon Saturday.