City of Sanibel: Beaches are open. Please visit the City of Sanibel's COVID-19 information page.

Lee County Beaches: For the locations of county-owned beaches, visit Beach Parks Currently Open: Bonita Beach Park, Bonita Springs; Bowditch Point Park, Fort Myers Beach; Bowman's Beach Park, Sanibel Island; Causeway Islands, Sanibel Island; Crescent Beach Family Park, Fort Myers Beach; Little Hickory Island Beach Park, Bonita Springs; Lynn Hall Memorial Beach Park, Fort Myers Beach; San Carlos/Bunche Beach Preserve, Fort Myers; Turner Beach Park, Sanibel Island. ​Beach Accesses Currently Open: Alison Hagerup Beach Park, Captiva Island; Andy Rosse Lane Park, Captiva Island; Boca Grande Beach Accesses, Boca Grande; Bonita Beach Accesses, Bonita Springs; Dog Beach Park, Fort Myers Beach; Estero Island's Beach Accesses, Fort Myers Beach.

Town of Fort Myers Beach: Beaches are open. Please visit the Fort Myers Beach website for details on each beach.


Bowland & HeadPinz: OPEN. Click here for hours of operation.

Dave & Buster's: Open: Sun-Tues noon-10:00PM; Wed & Fri noon-11:00PM; Thurs Noon-10:00PM, Sat noon-Midnight. 239.264.3000

Gator Mike's Family Fun Park: OPEN. Click here for hours and activities.

Museums and Arts

Alliance for the Arts: The Alliance for the Arts GreenMarket is reopening to the public on Saturday, July 4 from 9:00AM-1:00PM. 239-939-2787

Artis-Naples: Canceled remainder of 2019-2020 performing and visual arts seasons.

Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum: Open. 3075 Sanibel Captiva Rd. Sanibel, FL 33957. 239.395.2233

Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall: Click here for a schedule of performances or call 239.481.4849

Big Arts: currently closed for health and safety reasons. Please stay tuned for re-opening plans as they move forward.  

Broadway Palm Dinner Theater: Open with adjusted seating. Call 239.278.4422 for performance information and reservations.

Center for the Arts Bonita Springs: Call 239.495.8989 or visit for a schedule of events.

Edison & Ford Winter Estates: The historic winter homes, botanical gardens, Garden Shoppe and Museum Store are open daily from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. daily. The museum and laboratory will open on July 1.

Florida Repertory Theatre: Offering Free Stage@Home Series on Fridays at 3:30PM. Sign up here.

Gulf Coast Symphony: Performances and activities suspended through June 30. Visit website for list of rescheduled performances and events.

IMAG History & Science Center: open. Click here for hours and visitor information. Advance ticket purchase is recommended as admission is limited.

Laboratory Theater of Florida: All productions, classes, workshops and internships have been paused.

Railroad Museum at Lakes Park:  Closed until further notice.

Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center: Open. Click here for hours of operation or call 239-333-1933

Outdoor Activities

"Ding" Darling Wildlife Society: Wildlife Drive and its trails remain open 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. admission-free Saturday to Thursday (closed Friday). Bailey Tract trails remain open, although its Tarpon Bay Road parking lot is closed to vehicles.The "Ding" Darling Visitor & Education Center remains closed until further notice.Refuge Nature Store has online shopping.Tarpon Bay Explorers, the Refuge's recreation concession, has reopened its gift shop and boat ramp is again renting bikes and paddlecraft.  Refuge offices will remain closed to the public until further notice. Call 239-472-1100 ext. 237 or email for more information.  

Conservancy of Southwest Florida: To accommodate the Conservancy’s construction timeline, they will close to the public until the project’s estimated completion in early 2021

Corkscrew Swamp Santuary: Closed until further notice.

KidSail: Offshore Sailing School is launching a new KidsSail program at the Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina on Fort Myers Beach. They are offering 3-hour private sailing lessons aboard their Colgate 26 sailboats. Check their website for details.

Learn to Sail: Offshore Sailing School is offering their 2-day and 5-day Learn to Sail courses on at private basis at 56% off the "No Lodging" rate for residents in Southwest Florida. Call 239-454-1700 for availability.

Offshore Sailing School: has extended 20% savings on sailing and power catamaran courses at their four Florida resort locations for new 2020 bookings made by April 17, 2020. This promotion requires a resort stay, but for local residents and Chamber members, they are offering 56% savings on their most popular courses. For someone who wants to book a course, but has concerns right now, they’re offering a $2,500 credit certificate which guarantees 20% off a future course taken at a later date in 2020. These too must be purchased by April 17. Specific courses and location details — check their website for details.

Pure Florida: Open with limited occupancy to allow for plenty of space aboard their open-air vessels. Check or call 239-263-4949 to speak to a reservation team member about their schedule and availability.

Salty Sam's Marina: Open regular hours. This includes boat rentals, service and the ship store. Both Sight See-R and Pirate Cruise are operating, but with limited seating. 239-463-7333

Sun Splash Waterpark: Opening June 6. Click here for hours of operation.


Bell Tower: OPEN. Click here for an updated list of hours and retailers.

Brodeur Carvell: Located at The Bell Tower Shops.

Cheshire Cat Fine Toys: Located in The Bell Tower Shops.

Fleet Feet: Located in Bell Tower. Open. Call 239-985-0041.

Sun Harvest: Hours: Monday – Friday (8 a.m. to 6 p.m.) Sunday (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.)


Florida Everblades: Canceled the remainder of their season.

Fort Myers Mighty Mussels: Offering various specials on take-out food items and merchandise.


Naples Zoo: Now Open By Timed Ticket Only. Full Outdoor Experience - Including Outdoor Entry & Exit. Limited Capacity & Temporary Discounted Pricing. New Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, with the last entry at 2:00 pm. To purchase GENERAL ADMISSION tickets, CLICK HERE. To reserve MEMBER tickets, CLICK HERE. For information about Collier County Resident Appreciation Days, CLICK HERE.