FISHERMEN’S VILLAGE TO HOST ANNUAL 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION
Wednesday, July 4th, 2018, Fishermen’s Village will host their annual 4th of July Celebration. Admission and parking are free and the public is cordially invited to attend.
The always popular Freedom Swim begins at 11 am. Due to ongoing construction projects, those arriving by boat will start on the north side of the southbound US 41 bridge. Those utilizing ground transportation will start from the public sandy beach on the east end of Gilchrist Park by the PG Waterfront Hotel and swim out and turn by Marker 4 into the harbor to meet up with rest of participants and proceed to the landing point at Fishermen’s Village. The Green Hibiscus Trolley will provide transportation between Fishermen’s Village and Gilchrist Park beginning at 10 am and continuing until 3 pm (no kayaks, and inflatables must be deflated). The trolley ride is free (tips are appreciated!) Other festivities will include: Live Music by Country Express and Ambush, The Band, 12 noon-9 pm in Center Court. Singer Rita Beach will perform 12 noon-4 pm near Good ‘Ole Days Coffee Café. Harpoon Harry’s will be featuring live music and kids crafts throughout the day. Viewing of annual fireworks display over Charlotte Harbor begins at 9:00 pm. King Fisher Fleet will be offering a Fireworks Cruise, departing at 7:30 pm and returning to Fishermen’s Village at 9:30 pm. Tour Charlotte Harbor, watch the sunset and enjoy the fireworks display. Call 941 639-0969 for rates/reservations.
Fishermen’s Village Waterfront Mall, Resort and Marina is located off Marion Avenue, Punta Gorda. From I-75, take exit 164, turn left and proceed 3 miles to Fishermen’s Village. Call (941) 639-8721 for more information or visit on line at www.fishville.com.