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Fishermen’s Village- Over 30 Years in business! - is the Punta Gorda marina with shopping mall, restaurants and villas for rent. It's located off Marion Ave. at 1200 West Retta Esplanade. Mall is open seven days a week; phone 1-800-639-0020 or 941-639-8721 for more information or visit


Fishermen's Village Yacht Basin is a member of the BoatU.S. Foundation's Life Jacket Loaner Program for Kids which allows boaters to borrow a child's life jacket for a day or weekend at no charge. Call the Yacht Basin at 941-575-3000 to learn more about the program.


PUNTA GORDA, FL—King Fisher Fleet, headquartered at Fishermen’s Village in Punta Gorda, offers price admission on Sunset Cruises to select groups and their families. From June through September 30, King Fisher Fleet will honor those hard-working community members by offering a 50% discount on its Sunset Cruise.

Tuesdays: Teachers, School Administration, and School Support Staff
Wednesdays: State, County, and City Government Employees, including Fire, Police, and other First Responders
Thursdays: Healthcare Workers (doctor’s offices, retirement communities, hospitals)
Fridays: Hospitality Industry Employees (hotels, restaurants, area attractions)

All community members employed in each category are eligible for price admission for themselves and their family members on the Sunset Cruise with proof of employment. Proof of employment includes a name tag with the company logo, an employee ID, or other identifying document. Regular ticket price is $19.95 +tax for adults, $9.98 for children 3-11, and free for children under 3. Advance reservations are recommended. For more information about this special Community Night offer, please call (941) 639-0969.

King Fisher Fleet offers eight cruises including daylong cruises to the islands of Cayo Costa, Cabbage Key, and Boca Grande, narrated tours of the Peace River and Charlotte Harbor, as well as sunset cruises and Christmas light canal cruises. King Fisher Fleet also offers charter fishing with some of the best fishing guides in southwest Florida, departing every day from Fishermen’s Village Marina.

Voted “Best Charter Boats in Charlotte County” every year 1996-2014, Sun-Herald poll
Voted Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce Pinnacle Business of the Year 2009
Voted Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year 2010

Elissa Allen
Marketing Director
King Fisher Fleet

Fishermen’s Village is located off Marion Avenue in Punta Gorda, FL.  Visit  or contact 1-800-639-0020.


1200 West Retta Esplanade #57A
Punta Gorda, FL 33950
P  941 575-3007
F   941 637-1054



LIVE ENTERTAINMENT usually on Friday/Saturday evenings 5-9 PM, Center Stage, featuring various bands/performers. Free of charge.



COUNTRY LINE DANCE LESSONS WEDNESDAYS from 7-9 PM at Center Court ($3/person). Phone 941-575-8188 for more info.

Here's the LINK to the Village. -

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