Here are your Weekend Vibes, what’s happening in Southwest Florida May 5-7. It’s a big party weekend for many people with the collision of Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby. These two events could not be more different, however, each draw big crowds for celebrations.
Happening in Southwest Florida
Sure, Cinco de Mayo is one day, May 5th. However, since it falls on a weekend, many Mexican themed restaurants and bars are hoping on the bandwagon and extending the celebration. For example, La Santa in Naples has events all weekend kicking off with a block party on Friday. There are too many celebrations to list here. You should have no trouble finding a good place to celebrate with a cold margarita and a hot plate of tacos.
The same holds true for the Kentucky Derby. Places such as the Ritz Carlton have more sophisticated celebration. However, once again, there are dozens of watch parties, complete with hat contests and friendly wagering, all over Southwest Florida. These two annual events aside, there are lots of things to do in Southwest Florida this weekend. Keep scrolling to find out more.
One more thing, we hit the 7-month mark since Ian hit our coast. Thankfully, many things are slowly getting better. However, there is still so much need in our area. Life is still challenging for many many people. If you feel like getting out and about, we have a few ideas here. But then again, if you are not feeling so great mentally that is OK too. Please take care of yourself. Here are some resources that might help.
Finally, here are your Weekend Vibes, what’s happening in Southwest Florida May 5-7.