The Charlotte Harbor Visitors Bureau appreciates the following people and organizations whose efforts and donations contributed to the success of the 2016 Tourism Lunch and Hall of Fame induction:
Friday, May 20, 2016 8:38 AM by Have You Heard
The Aquatic Preserve Nature Boat Tours, $25 pp: one-hour boat tour with an Environmental Specialist from CHAP.
In addition to wading, diving, and viewing dolphins and shorebirds, learn about the
Sneak Peek of the Florida International Air Show's Line Up:
Enjoy a wide variety of food vendors and food trucks offering (but not limited to) sausages, assorted sea food, barbeque, hot dogs, vegan delights,
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 8:24 AM by Have You Heard
This two-day amateur Olympic-style boxing tournament is an event for all boxers of all ages—Bantam, Intermediate, Junior, Senior, Women, Open Men, Novice, and Master—and features 500 boxers in three different rings over two full days, including up-and-comer Evan Holyfield!
The winners of each weight class division(s) in this double-elimination tournament.will win a Title Belt and will advance to the National Championship, November 18–21, 2016 in Kissimmee, Florida, at The Park Inn Radisson Resort, Disney World.
Doors open 10:00 am June 11 and 12. Tickets range from $10–$25; click for tickets.
Plan to eat out a lot, the week of June 17–26, for Punta Gorda's inaugural Restaurant Week!
Visit and re-visit old and new favorites and test and taste new dishes and give feedback! Participating
About the Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast
Florida's premier year-round eco-tourism destination, Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach, The Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast, is known for its pristine, unspoiled beauty. The area has hosted seven major feature films, been featured on SAIL magazine's list of the "10 Greatest Places to Sail in the United States," ranked by Golf Digest as the "Third Best Place to Live and Play Golf in America," and rated by MONEY magazine as one of the "Best Places to Live in the South." For information about area events, activities and attractions, contact the Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach Visitor and Convention Bureau, 1700 Tamiami Trail, Suite G-2, Port Charlotte, FL; 941-743-1900, or call toll free at 1-800-652-6090 for a free Visitor's Guide; or visit the Web site at CharlotteHarborTravel.com.