The Southwest Florida Reading Festival is the area's premier literary event! This free annual Festival incites a passion for reading.
Renew your interest in reading as the Festival authors are announced. Hear an author speak at the Festival and get inspired to borrow or buy the book, maybe even to write one of your own!
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 15, 2014
Harborside Event Center & Centennial Park, Fort Myers River District
Edwards Drive from Hendry St to Heitman St 3/14 6:00am - 3/15 6:00pm
Monroe Street from Edwards Dr. to Bay 3/15 6:00am - 6:00pm
PARKING City of Palms Garage Harborside East Parking Lot
ADA Parking US Post Office access from Heitman St
American Dream Seekers Entrepreneurial Competition
$5,000 Cash Prize
The creators of American Dream Seekers are on a quest to discover the next generation of successful entrepreneurs, inventors, creators and innovators. For those fortunate enough to make it through the application process and quarterfinal rounds, they will be given the opportunity to present their business idea, product or service in the semifinal rounds held at Harborside Event Center in Fort Myers, Florida on October 25th, 2014.
After a full day of presentations, five finalists will be selected to compete in front of a panel of angel investors, venture capitalists, business professionals and successful entrepreneurs. Those finalists will then take the stage in front of a live audience vying for a chance to attract financial and creative investments to make their business dreams come true.