Special Events


Strawberry Festival

This annual fund raising event is held each spring and is sponsored by the United Methodist Women, on the grounds of the Boca Grande Community Center. The popular festival is a family friendly event which includes a live auction. The premier feature of this event is always the incredibly delicious servings of old fashioned strawberry shortcake to the delight of young and old alike!

Strawberry Festival Special Events

Easter Egg Hunt

The annual Easter Egg Hunt is held the day before Easter. Before the actual egg hunt for children, there are a myriad of activities for everyone’s enjoyment. Another highlight each spring includes the ever popular annual bike parade where families and friends decorate their bicycles and golf carts for the day’s competition.

Fourth of July - Special Events

July 4th Celebration

Enjoy Boca Grande’s community charm during the slower pace of summer. The annual 4th of July celebration is a fun event with local bands, local cuisine, free family activities, and a spectacular fireworks display to cap off the holiday.

Boat Parade Special Events

Downtown Christmas Walk & Holiday Boat Parade

Enjoy the downtown Christmas walk that kicks off the holiday season each Thanksgiving weekend. Businesses provide an “open house” evening to welcome locals and visitors alike with holiday cheer. The annual boat parade features over 30 decorated boats to mark the festive season and is a truly unique island event.