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Multicultural Centre of SWFL’s 15th Annual BIG Backpack Event

July 27, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm


The event draws an estimated crowd of 15,000 people each year. Although the event begins at 11 a.m., the line begins to form around Harborside Event Center as early at 7 a.m.

  • Enjoy live multicultural youth entertainment on the main stage that includes hip hop, salsa, Irish step dance and more.
  • Kids will enjoy inflatable bounce houses and slides, facepainting, book mobile, giveaways, vendors, and more.
  • Kids will receive free haircuts, eye exams, and fingerprinting (given away on a first come, first serve basis while supplies last)
  • The first 2,500 or more children age 5-12 will receive free backpacks and school supplies or while supplies last. Children must be present with parents or guardians to receive the free supplies.


July 27, 2014
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Harborside Convention Center
1375 Monroe St
Fort Myers, FL United States
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