NAPLES, FL., — April 1, 2017 – Ave Maria’s free calendar of events continues through April. Visitors and residents are invited to enjoy free trolley tours every Tuesday and Thursday from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Town Center. Tour Collier County’s Community of the Year during a complimentary 45-minute trolley ride through tow and discover all that’s new for 2017. Tours depart every 45 minutes and reservations are encouraged, but not required, and can be made by calling 239-352-3903.
New this season, Artisan Market in the Town Center, every Tuesday from 10am to 3pm. Stroll and shop while enjoying homemade merchandise from local artisans. Live Music continues every Thursday from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Town Center. Bands rotate weekly and include Bernie Green, Jeff Hughes, Moony Mann, Patchouli, Wendy Renee, and Steely Pan Band. Visit www.avemaria.com for performance schedule.
Visitors are also invited to embark on an eco-safari through Orange Jeep Tours. Located in the Ave Maria Town Center, the adventure outfitter offers 90-minute outdoor narrated safaris daily, getting riders up-close with such native wildlife species including American alligator, Red Shouldered hawk, Osceola turkey, and many more. Call 239-434-JEEP (5337) for reservations and mention code “SPRING CHA CHING” to receive $5 off.
ABOUT & DIRECTIONS
Ave Maria has been named 2015 and 2016 Community of the Year, the Top Selling Single-Family Home Community in Southwest Florida, a Top 35 Master Planned Community in the United States and its active adult community, Del Webb Naples, has been named a Top 20 Places to Retire. Located in southwest Florida, minutes from the beaches and cultural attractions of Naples, Ave Maria is a self-sustaining town including highly-rated schools, shopping and dining, employment opportunities, parks and recreation, and more. At its build out, the town will include up to 11,000 residences, and 1.7 million square feet of retail, office, and business park uses in its 4,000 acres. Ave Maria is located at the intersection of Oil Well and Camp Keais Roads in Eastern Collier County. The main entrance, on Oil Well just west of Camp Keais, leads to the Town Center. Take I-75, exit 111, follow the signs east to Ave Maria, approximately 20 minutes. For more information, please visit http://www.avemaria.com/ or call 239-352-3903.