November 24, 2014

Christmas on Third Tree Lighting in Naples

Third Street South will be kicking off the 2014 Holiday Season tonight as Mayor John Sorey lights the official Christmas tree. Enjoy live music, a guest appearance from Santa, and…SNOW!  Enjoy the first snowfall in Naples which it continues to do every evening until Christmas.

Kick off the holidays on Third Street South in Naples

5:30pm – Christmas on Third begins with holiday music
 
5:45pm - Santa, Fairy Snow Mother and Snow King and Queen, families, friends and visitors gather around the tree anxiously awaiting the lighting of the Christmas Tree.
 
6:20pm – Mayor Sorey throws the switch to light the Third Street Christmas tree and officially starts the holiday season.
 
6:20pm – As the Mayor lights the tree, the Fairy Snow Mother summons her powers and snow begins to fall on Third Street South
 
8:00pm – After the initial snow flurries subside, a second snow begins to fall.
 
9:00pm – Santa must leave in order to get back to the North Pole so he can check in on the elves at Santa's Workshop and have a mug of hot chocolate with Mrs. Claus before going to bed for the night. 
 
Third Street South is located 6 miles south of the Hilton Naples Hotel.

November 16, 2014

Performances for The Spitfire Grill at Sugden Community Theatre

Tickets on sale now for The Spitfire Grill ~ Performances run through December 6, 2014

November is Celebrate the Arts month in Naples and what better way than 

to take in a performance at the Sugden Community Theatre!

Sugden Community Theatre decked out for the Holidays
The Spitfire Grill is a heartfelt musical that tells the story of newly released parolee, Percy, who is ready to leave her past behind and look towards a future in a small town. Upon her arrival she gets a job working at The Spitfire Grill. This sincere and optimistic musical has rich and complex characters and "some of the most engaging and instantly infectious melodies," says USA Today.
Guests of the Hilton Naples Hotel can stop by the Concierge desk for assistance in choosing & purchasing tickets for their preferred performance. The Hilton Naples Hotel is located 5 miles north of the Sugden Community Theatre.

November 15, 2014

Here Comes the Bride ~ Naples Bridal Expo at Hilton Naples Hotel

Brides-to-be can shop the latest bridal trends and meet area wedding professionals at the Naples Bridal Expo from 1-4pm.  Free to those that register in advance and $5 at the door. Times are from 1-4pm. Hilton Naples is located at 5111 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34103
Make sure you stop by our Hilton Naples Booth & see Ashley Sarlo, our Hilton Naples Wedding Coordinator.


November 14, 2014

Florida Panther Festival in Naples

Florida Panther Festival ~ www.Florida PantherFestival.com
The Hilton Naples Hotel is located 7 miles from the North Collier Regional Park.

October 21, 2014

Fall for Fun at the Annual Stone Crab Festival

Fall for Fun at the 5th Annual Stone Crab Festival which will be happening this weekend, October 24, 25, and 26th. This weekend will provide days full of:

Hilton Naples offers Festival Rates This weekend
  • Fresh stone crab claws right off the boat

  • Rockin' the dock with the live music on the waterfront concert stage
  • Kids Friendly Activities
  • Discounted Cruises from both PURE Naples and Naples Princess Luxury Yacht
  • Discounted Fall Festival Guest Room Rates from Hilton Naples!
The festival spans several sites all within a 6 mile drive of Hilton Naples.  The sites include Bayfront, Tin City area and the Port of Naples Marina.  Kickoff begins with the Cracking of the First Stone Crab at Pincher's Crab Shack on Friday, October 24 at 4pm.  Festivities run on Saturday and Sunday from 10am - 5pm. 


ADMISSION IS FREE - PARKING IS $5 FOR GENERAL / $10 FOR VIP PARKING

Don't delay - make your Weekend Reservations Today!  We have available rooms being offered at the $119 Festival Rate for this weekend only

For more information, check out the Stone Crab Festival website

October 15, 2014

Things to do in Naples, Florida

Staff recommended things to do, places to see and people to meet (for week ending 10/24/2014):

Rocktoberfest 10 Miler– Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 7:00am at North Collier Regional Park
The 4th Annual Rocktoberfest 10 Miler will feature a Rock n' Roll and Octoberfest theme to create the ROCKTOBERFEST 10 MILER. This rare distance course is one of the only 10 milers in the entire state of Florida and the only one in South Florida. The 2 person relay category is another fun option that will have 2 runners each racing a 5 mile section of the course.

Don't miss your chance to get a PR and listen to some great Rock n' Roll Music while running.


See the Journey Ambassador in the Naples Hilton lobby for more information.

Naples Concert Band – Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 2:00pm at Cambier Park
The Naples Concert Band will open its 43rd season with a Concert in the Park on Sunday, October 19 at 2:00 p.m. The concert will feature three powerhouse soloists including Glenn Basham, concert master of the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra, who will perform the flashy violin solo Csardas by Monti as well as show off his harmonica chops in Norman Tailor’s Three Sketches; and Craig Greusel, baritone, and Lisa Federico, soprano, who will perform many of the memorable songs from the Broadway play Les Miserables. Sousa Marches, The Overture to Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro, Ravel’s Bolero, and Highlights from the Disney movie Frozen are some of the selections that will round out the program.

Guests are encouraged to arrive early with lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Admission is free, with donations appreciated.

Journey Ambassador in the Naples Hilton lobby for more information.

European Hat Expo Monday, October 20th through Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at Marilyn’s Fifth Avenue South
Don't miss this rare opportunity to see one of the largest hat collections in the country from the top European designers. Over 500 hats will be on display and available for sale. Many will be one-of-a-kind, and all will be ravishing! The stylists are ready to advise you on the best choice for your outfit, as well as your face shape and skin tone. Designs from London, Paris, Milan and other European Fashion Capitals.


See the Journey Ambassador in the Naples Hilton lobby for more information.

Don’t just come to Naples, EXPERIENCE NAPLES!

There is always something to do!

September 15, 2014

Things to do in Naples, Florida

 Ok, you have checked into your fabulous home-away-from-home oasis, gone to the pool, had lunch at Shula’s, got the perfect tan at the beach, relaxed a bit and now what? Wait to do it all over again tomorrow? Well, yes but before tomorrow, why not experience Naples today?
From its’ luxurious homes to white sandy beaches, Naples has a lot to offer to the visiting eye! With a combination of rich history and traditional Florida flair, the city has transformed into the metropolis it is today.

Staff recommended things to do, places to see and people to meet (for week ending 9/20/2014):

Movies on the Lawn – Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 8:00pm at Mercato Shops 

The feature presentation is 'The Lone Ranger' starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer. Enjoy special discounts from participating stores in Mercato. 


See the Journey Ambassador in the Naples Hilton lobby for more information.

Shula’s Steak House Champagne & Chocolate tasting – Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 6:00pm at Hilton Naples Lobby

Shula’s Steak House Naples will be hosting their 4th Annual Champagne & Chocolate Tasting benefiting the United Way of Collier County.

Join us and taste exceptional champagnes from Shula’s paired with delicious gourmet chocolates from Norman Love Confections™. Norman Love will be presenting the perfectly paired chocolates. This event is sponsored by Florida Weekly and Norman Love Confections™.

The champagne tastings will include Rosa Regale by Banfi, Poema-Cava, Domaine Carneros by Taittinger and Charles Heidsieck Rose Reserve.

Journey Ambassador in the Naples Hilton lobby for more information.

Naples Cup Soccer Tournament Friday, September 19th – Sunday September 21st, 2014 at North Collier Regional Park

Premier Soccer Services invites your club to attend the Naples Cup. Combine a preseason tournament to prepare for the fall season with the luxurious Florida beach destination of Naples. Add this to international competition competing in the tournament and it should be a great start to the new soccer year!
About the Naples Cup:
                North Collier Regional Park (perfect conditioned natural grass fields)
                Professional Management
                Great Refereeing
                A, B, and C flights for all levels of competition
                Competition from all over Florida, and other states                  
                International competition from Mexico and Canada in boys divisions     
            
See the Journey Ambassador in the Naples Hilton lobby for more information.

EVP Pro, Amateur, & Juniors National Championships Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at Marco Island Marriott

Experience this EVP Pro, Amateur, and Juniors Series Event featuring professionals from across the nation.

Format: Pool play followed by Single Elimination Playoffs, Pro may be double elimination with Olympic Crossover if there are enough teams. Divisions may be combined, and divisions may be split into Gold and Silver Playoffs if there are enough teams that register. A/B divisions may be split if there are enough teams that register. Juniors divisions are based on athlete age at the day of the event. For example; If both athletes on the team are 12 years old or younger, they may compete in the 12U age division

Rules: Wilson Beach Volleyball will be used with beach volleyball rules; contact with any part of the net is a net violation. A block counts as 1 of your team’s 3 contacts. After a simultaneous joust, 3 more contacts are allowed. No open hand tips, no open hand serve receive. Please promote clean handsets, and call hands tight.

Source: EVP Tour

See the Journey Ambassador in the Naples Hilton lobby for more information.

Don’t just come to Naples, EXPERIENCE NAPLES!

There is always something to do!