Edison Ford Holiday Nights 2016


Media Contacts:Chris Pendleton, President & CEO
Lisa Wilson, Marketing & PR Director 239-334-7419    

                    Edison Ford Holiday Nights, November 25, 2016 – January 1, 2017

FORT MYERS, Fla. (September 12, 2016) – Spend the holidays with Southwest Florida’s first “snowbirds,” the Edison’s and Ford’s at the annual Edison Ford Holiday Nights at the Edison & Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers. Holiday Nights attracts visitors from the world annually to view the lights and seasonal decorations that fill 20 acres of gardens and the Edison and Ford family homes. This year’s Holiday Nights’ theme is “On the Wings of the Holidays, Birds and Birding at Edison Ford.” 

New this year to the Ford Riverside lawn is a Waltzing Waters water fountain display with classic holiday music and nightly entertainment. The Children’s Tree Trail will include more than 60 live Cedar trees decorated by Lee and Charlotte County school children.

During the holidays, the homes of Thomas and Mina Edison and Henry and Clara Ford will be open nightly from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The museum and the Edison Botanic Research Laboratory will be open nightly. Inside-the-Homes Holiday tours will be offered on November 29 and December 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 6:30 p.m. Guided Holiday Tradition tours will be offered at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m. each night.

Holiday Nights tickets for adults are $20 and children (ages 6-12) are $2, Holiday Tradition guided tours are $30 and Inside-the-Homes guided tours are $50. Lee County residents will receive $5 off an adult ticket on November 25, 26, 27 and December 30, 31 and January 1. Students with college identification will receive a discounted rate. Packages are available for group reservations of 20 or more and include discounts on admission.

For additional information, call 239-334-7419 or visit the website atwww.EdisonFordWinterEstates.org.


Edison & Ford Winter Estates
Edison Ford is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Edison Ford has been awarded the National Stewardship Award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation. It is an official project of “Save America’s Treasures," a Florida Historic Landmark and a National Register Historic Site. Recently, the Edison Botanical Laboratory was designated as a National Historic Chemical Landmark.