This Weekends Events, Feb 13 & 14

This weekend kicks off the Festival’s events–beginning with STEMtastic Day of Discovery.

Saturday, February 13th from 10am to 3pm – STEMtastic Day of Discovery

Join us for a FREE day of fun with activities located inside of Harborside and outside across the street in Centennial Park. Several schools will also be selling food to help raise funds for their programs.

Saturday, February 13th from 1:30pm to 4:30pm – Mutt Strutt
Mutt Strutt is behind held in conjunction with the first ever Edison Festival of Light Food Truck & Craft Beer event. Grab your hounds and their finest costumes to parade around Downtown Fort Myers for the chance to win trophies and prizes! This event is free to attend.

1:30pm – Registration for Mutt Strutt & the Derby begins
2:30pm – Wiener-Dog Derby of Light begins
4:30pm – Costume parade begins

Various demonstrations will take place between 1:30pm and 4:30pm.

Saturday, February 13th from 3pm-7pm – Food Trucks & Craft Beer
Join us for the first ever Edison Festival of Light Food Trucks & Craft Beer event! Attendees will experience mouth watering cuisine by some of the most creative food trucks with different craft beers available from our friends at Budweiser!

Torched will perform from 4:30-7:30 pm on the stage.

Food Trucks that will be present include:
The Munch Mobile
Gator John’s BBQ
Classic Cuban
The Traveling Tomato
Southern SnoBalls
Porkin-Out BBQ

Sunday, February 14th from 1pm to 5pm – Junior Events

The Junior Fun Run is $5 and participants receive a t-shirt and ribbon (while supplies last). You can print your application at

The parade is always a fun experience for families and people of all ages and features marching bands, local businesses, scouting troops, floats, clowns, and dignitaries from throughout Southwest Florida.

The Coronation & Awards will be taking place right after the parade ends at Harborside Event Center.

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