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Natural Awakenings Naples and Fort Myers

Illuminate Festivals Return to Southwest Florida

The Illuminate Mind-Body-Spirit-Arts Festivals return with two editions—from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 30, at the Charlotte Harbor Event Center, in Punta Gorda, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 5, at the Crowne Plaza Fort Myers, at Bell Tower Shops.


The events feature exhibits of and workshops by local holistic wellness practitioners and artists. Beautiful crystals, handmade jewelry and gifts, essential oils, luxurious spa products and original art and photography are some of the many fine items available. Intuitives, including vetted psychic mediums, angel readers, tarot and oracle card readers, will offer special rates for their services. Energy healers will provide reiki and chakra balancing.


Illuminate Festivals founder Judy Bazis says, “We are especially excited to be collaborating with Southwest Florida local Lainie Sevante Wulkan and her business In2uitive Wisdom Productions, LLC. Lainie’s experience as a fourth-generation intuitive and wellness event coordinator is an added boost to our festivals!”


Admission is free. Locations: 75 Taylor St., Punta Gorda; 13501 Bell Tower Dr., Fort Myers. Exhibitor spaces that include table, tablecloth, chairs and access to electricity may still be available for $150 plus registration fees. For more information, visit IlluminateFestivals.com. See ad on page 15.