The Top Christmas Events in Naples, Florida

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Naples, Florida. Not that you can tell by looking at the palm trees and the gorgeous golf course behind me, but we are getting ready for the holidays, and it’s really pretty spectacular. There’s so much to do in Naples during this time of year, but it’ll be the new year as fast as Santa’s sleigh.

I’m sharing with you 3 of my favorite things to do in Naples for the holidays!


A Festive Transformation as Santa Claus Comes to Naples

5th Avenue South

What to Do in Naples Florida - 2023 Weekend Guide - December 2023

Notable Dates: 50th Annual 5th Avenue Christmas Walk and Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 8 – 9

5th Avenue South is a popular and vibrant area in Naples known for its upscale shopping, dining and entertainment. During the Christmas season, 5th Avenue South transforms into a festive and enchanting destination.

What can you expect during Christmas on 5th Avenue South? For starters; live entertainment, holiday menus, Santa Claus on the plaza and a spectacular tree lighting ceremony. Dining on the Avenue is a fantastic event where instead of traffic, tables line the street as some of Naples favorite restaurants expand their outdoor dining options for a special holiday evening under the stars.


Christmas Window Spectacular & Snowfall in Naples

Third Street South

What to Do in Naples Florida - 2023 Weekend Guide - December 2023

Notable Dates: Naples Snowfall every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7pm

Third Street South is a popular shopping and dining district in Naples, known for its charming atmosphere, upscale boutiques, and wonderful restaurants.

During the Christmas Third Street South goes all out with festive lights and decorations transforming into a magical holiday village. Think it doesn’t snow in Naples? It does on Third Street. It’s an event you don’t wanna miss.


The Best Place in Naples for Holiday Lights

Victoria Park

What to Do in Naples Florida - 2023 Weekend Guide - December 2023

Notable Dates: After Sunset Everyday

Many residents in Victoria Park go all out decorating their homes with festive lights and Christmas decorations. There is a sense of joy and celebration from the moment you turn into the neighborhood.

Enjoy driving or walking down each festive street. It will bring you back to simpler times when the holidays were a time to connect with each other and be grateful for many blessings. This is a wonderful event for the entire family that is sure to become part of your holiday traditions.

What’s your favorite things to do during the holidays in Naples? If it’s something other than what’s on my list let me know! Whichever you choose to do this holiday season, I know you’ll have a great time.

Have family in town? Be sure to check my Weekend Event and Live Like a Local Guides for more fun happenings!

Happy holidays!