Lighting up the Holidays, Island-Style!

Luminary Festival weekend is one of the most spectacular and beautiful ways we celebrate the Winter Holidays here on Sanibel and Captiva Islands. Organized by the Chamber of Commerce, Island Inn is a proud sponsor of the event, which takes place December 7, and 8, 2012.  Thousands of luminaries will line Periwinkle Way, nearly the length of the island, throughout the evening hours.

How To Spend 4th of July on Sanibel Island!

Summer season has arrived and the Island Inn awaits! Bring the whole family out to the Island Inn for the 4th of July! Enjoy the pristine beaches, blue waters and beautiful weather at the Island Inn while you celebrate America’s independence!  Below we’ve gathered the activities that you, your family and friends can partake in throughout […]

2018 Easter Event Information

The Island Inn’s 2018 Easter Eggstravaganza!!

Kick off your Easter Holiday with the Island Inn on Saturday, March 31st at our 7th Annual Easter Eggstravaganza! The party begins at 1pm inside the Traditions on the Beach dining room. The Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 1:15pm where children 12 and under will search for eggs throughout Island Inn’s beachfront property! Discover […]

SPEND 4TH OF JULY IN PARADISE!

Summer season has arrived and the Island Inn awaits! Bring the whole family out to the Island Inn for the 4th of July! Enjoy the pristine beaches, blue waters and beautiful weather at the Island Inn while you celebrate America’s independence!  Below we’ve gathered the activities that you, your family and friends can partake in […]

The Annual Shell Festival is Here!

The 79th Annual Shell Festival will take place at the Sanibel Community House March 3rd– March 5th. Doors will open on Thursday & Friday from 9am and close at 5pm, followed by Saturday from 9-4pm. This fundraising event will bring support to the Sanibel-Captiva Shell Club & the Sanibel Community Association with your $5 donation […]

Sanibal Island's 2012 Festival Weekend

Sanibel Island’s 2012 Luminary Festival Weekend

The Island Inn is getting ready and so is Sanibel and Captiva Island. One of the favorite island festivities among many residents and visitors alike for more than two decades is the Luminary Festival Weekend.

Island Inn is a Silver Sponsor of the F.I.S.H. 10K Race on Sanibel Island.

The Island Inn on Sanibel is proud to announce that we are a Silver Sponsor of the F.I.S.H. (Friends In Service Here – the human services organization on Sanibel and Captiva) 10K Race on Sanibel Island.

The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum’s annual “Under the Sea” benefit on January 29, 2012

The Island Inn is proud to be hosting Sanibel’s Party of the Year! The Shell Museum’s annual benefit is a firm favorite on the island and this year promises to be even more spectacular than ever. Book your stay directly with the Island Inn during this time and receive a 20% discount on “Under The Sea” gala tickets!

Fall has Arrived

Residents and visitors begin returning to the islands and, although this has been a very busy summer, we’re looking forward to seeing our old friends.
Thanksgiving is less than a month away and we’ll be hosting many guests for the holiday.

Thanksgiving – November 24, 2011

Sanibel Island’s Annual Sanibel Thanksgiving Celebration will take place on Sunday, November 20th at the Sanibel Community House starting at 6:45pm. All are invited!

Shellabration on Sanibel – 75th Annual Shell Fair

Sanibel Island is renowned as one of the leading shelling capitals of the world. The islands geographic location provides shell hunters with not only a large quantity of shells but shells high in quality and selection. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Shellabration Fair on Sanibel. The Shellabration Fair celebrates Sanibel Island shelling heritage.

Refuge celebrates ‘Ding’ Darling Days October 16-22

Refuge celebrates ‘Ding’ Darling Days October 16-22

This year for the 22nd Annual “Ding” Darling Days, Oct. 16-22, J. N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island adds new daily theme days to the calendar, plus character meet-and-greets on Family Fun Day. The Island Inn is located 2 miles from “Ding” Darling Wildlife Refuge.

Welcoming the Summer Season

As every season comes to a close at the Island Inn, we happily embrace the long, lazy days of summer.
After a wonderful holiday season, beautiful winter, and busy Spring Break, we are gearing up for a spectacular summer.

Tarpon Fishing on Sanibel Island

May & June Means Tarpon Fishing here on the Islands!

Some of the worlds best Tarpon fishing can be found right here on Sanibel and Captiva, and year after year Island Inn guests return for this annual Spring Event.

Saint Patrick’s Day at Traditions on The Beach

Saint Patrick’s Day at Traditions on The Beach

Join us at Traditions on the Beach for our St Patrick’s day party and fun celebration, Thursday, March 17th.
Enjoy music and dancing with our very own Irish “Piano Man” Joe McCormick.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at The Island Inn

The Island Inn and Traditions on the Beach is the perfect spot to bring your sweetheart for Valentines Day weekend!

Sanibel Island Nutcracker

Holiday Entertainment on Sanibel Island by BIG ARTS

Looking for some holiday entertainment on Sanibel Island? Look no further than the many performances put on by BIG ARTS.

Taste of the Islands, Sanibel Island

Sanibel Islands “Taste of the Islands”

Sanibel Islands “Taste of the Islands” is back for its 29th year Sunday, November 21, 2010 from 12pm-5pm at Sanibel Community Park! Admission is $5 at the gate and children under 10 are free.

Win a Free Photo Seminar Tour at The “Ding”!

The J. N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge is adding a new event to the final day of its annual “Ding” Days celebration….