5 Things To Do This Weekend in Cape Coral (July 12-15)

FUN day, Mango Mania, quarter auction fundraiser, R/C planes, yappy hour and more!

Making weekend plans?  Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Cape Coral:

Quarter Auction to benefit Holiday 4 Heroes

Thursday:  Join the fun at this Quarter Auction and raise your paddles for this charity. Holiday 4 Heroes accepts and donates supplies in care packages and money for shipping out to local soldiers in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria. Last year they shipped 986 boxes and the goal this year is to ship over 1000. You can have a fun night out and win great items for only 2-3 quarters while supporting a local charity. Rent a paddle for $2, bring up to 2 rolls of quarters.  Food and drinks will be available to purchase. The fun starts at 6 pm at Dixie Roadhouse!


Friday:  A FREE pet-friendly event! Yappy Hour at Pet Coral happens the 2nd Friday of every month from 6:30 – 8 pm.  Pets need to be up to date on the Rabies and Distemper. We also require the Bordetella every 6 months. Come out and enjoy a night by the pool with your fur baby!

Parks & Recreation FUN Day

Saturday:  Cape Coral’s main event to celebrate Park and Recreation Month will be a FREEParks & Recreation FUN Day” at the William Austen Youth Center from 9 am to 12 pm. Open to all ages, the public will have a chance to learn about various Parks & Recreation divisions and community partners at one convenient location.  Free activities will include an inflatable obstacle course and games, live critters, a photo booth, chair massages, a trackless train, scavenger hunt, character visits, child fingerprinting, prize drawings and much more.


Saturday – Sunday: MangoMania is a summer festival and celebration of Pine Island’s Mangoes and other tropical fruits. It is a festive, informal and incredibly fun family event. Food and Recipe Contests, Creative Mango Games & Contests for Kids of all ages,
Music, Great Food and Beverages, Mango & Tropical Fruit Specialty, Free Mango Tasting Table, Art & Craft vendors, Gifts, This year’s MangoMania T-shirts, Carnival Rides & Games, and Meet our Mango Queen. Saturday and Sunday at the German American Social Club, starting at 10 am, ends at 5 pm on Sunday.

Parks and Rec Day at Seahawk Park

Saturday:  Celebrate Parks and Recreation Day by exploring the sport of remote control aircraft flying at Seahawk Air Park from 9 am – 3 pm with the Cape Coral R/Sea Hawks.