Fort Myers Brewing Company is celebrating the Fourth of July holiday from June 29 to July 4 with Red, White & FMBrews, an Independence Day weekend celebration featuring six days of live music, food trucks and specialty beers.
Fort Myers Brewing will release two craft brews for the event: Prickly Paradise, a prickly pear guava sour, will be released on Friday, June 30, followed by Das Alligator, a doppelbock, on Saturday, July 1.
There will be local eats from food trucks such as Island Vibez, King’s Tacos & Burritos, South Pizza Co., Wicked Streatery, Dynamite Street EatZ and first-time visitor No Manches. Live performances will take place every evening featuring Wendell Ray, Jenny Ve, The Rowdy Bards, Jeff Lyons and more.
The brewery is also releasing limited-edition Fourth of July swag, including custom patriotic tied-dyed T-shirts, available for purchase in the taproom.
The full Fourth of July weekend schedule includes:
Thursday, June 29 (2 to 11 p.m.)
- Food trucks: Island Vibez, King’s Tacos & Burritos, Mobstah Lobstah, Wicked Streatery
- Live music: Wendell Ray (7 p.m.)
Friday, June 30 (2 to 11 p.m.)
- Food trucks: Food Truck Rally for National Food Truck Day featuring Dynamite Street EatZ, Easy Cheesy, Mambo, South Pizza Co.
- Live music: Jenny Ve (7 p.m.)
Saturday, July 1 (Noon to 11 p.m.)
- Food trucks: Don’t Give Up, Meat Cottage
- Live music: The Rowdy Bards (7 p.m.)
Sunday, July 2 (Noon to 8 p.m.)
- Food trucks: No Manches
- Live music: Jeff Lyons (2 p.m.)
Monday, July 3 (2 to 10 p.m.)
- Food trucks: Easy Cheesy
- Live music: Chris Bepko (5 p.m.)
Tuesday, July 4 (Noon to 6 p.m.)
- Food trucks: Backyard BBQ featuring Don’t Give Up and CC’s Italian Ice
- Live music: Brian Markley (noon)
The six-day celebration will be held at Fort Myers Brewing Company, 12811 Commerce Lakes Drive, Suite 28, in Fort Myers. For more information, visit Facebook.com/FMBrew or call 239-313-6576. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, as seats tend to fill up quickly.
About Fort Myers Brewing Company
Established in 2013, Fort Myers Brewing Company was the first microbrewery to open in Lee County and continues to lead Southwest Florida’s surging craft beer movement. Founded by Rob and Jen Whyte, Fort Myers Brewing carries a signature line of flagship beers in addition to seasonal brews and small-batch specialties. Its ales, pilsners, stouts, IPAs and hard seltzers are winners of multiple prestigious awards, including a gold at the 2022 World Beer Cup, golds at the Best Florida Beer Competition and Great American Beer Festival, and Grand National Champion at the 2021 and 2022 U.S. Open Hard Seltzer Championships. Fort Myers Brewing was named “Best Large Brewery in Florida” in 2016 and received the Business Resiliency and Innovation of the Year Award at the Lee County Economic Development Office, Horizon Council and Horizon Foundation’s 2021 Industry Appreciation Awards. Its beers are poured at 1,600 locations, including bars, restaurants and retail outlets, including grocery, package and convenience stores. The brewery is located at 12811 Commerce Lakes Drive, Suite 28, in Fort Myers. For more information, visit FMBrew.com or call 239-313-6576.