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Where to Watch 2017’s March Madness near Ft. Myers


It’s that time of year where millions of brackets are busted and work productivity takes a nosedive. That’s right: March Madness is about to commence! If you live in the Fort Myers area, grab a chair, fixate on the TVs, and take long lunches at any of these local sports bars.

Get Your March Madness Fix Around Naples, FL


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If you’re near Downtown Fort Myers, head to The Lodge, one of the area’s newest original pubs. The Lodge features the area’s biggest LED TV, among many others for you to get your b-ball fix. Take in all the half-court heaves from the comfort of the Lodge’s log cabin-like atmosphere.

For a great mix of basketball and food in Naples, take a seat at Pelican Larry’s Raw Bar & Grille. This pub will be casting all the action on its dozens of televisions, so you won’t have to crane your neck to bask in the glory that is March Madness. Share a few orders of shucked oysters with your coworkers, and enjoy an extended lunch.

Kick back at Cape Coral’s own Duffy’s Sports Grill, where Happy Hour is an all-day event, and nibble on some BBQ ribs or wings as the on-court drama explodes across their many screens.



At Bokampers Sports Bar and Grille in Estero, FL, you can not only watch March Madness but also enter their Perfect Bracket Challenge for a chance to win prizes and up to $1,000,000. That’s some serious dough.

If you’re far too busy to take a break and watch the games at a Fort Myers-area restaurant, you can stream the games online. Just visit the official March Madness Live site hosted at to get your fix. Living in the modern era certainly has its perks.

Road Trip to Orlando for First & Second Rounds

Living in Florida has its perks, too! For all you NCAA basketball fans, you can switch off the TV and take a short trip up to Orlando to watch the madness in real time. First- and second-round play (March 16th and 18th) will be held at the Amway Center in Orlando this year, so go and catch all the buzzer beaters and ditch the pesky commercials.

If you do plan on making the trek to Orlando from Naples or Fort Myers, make sure you’re prepped for the adventure by choosing an ideal road trip vehicle. Come to Germain Honda of Naples to view all of our superb options, like the spacious Honda HR-V or the gas-sipping Honda Fit. Whether you’re taking a group of friends or your child to their first March Madness, one of our Honda models will make the road more enjoyable.

Contact Germain Honda of Naples at (239) 307-5064, or visit our Honda dealership near Ft. Myers, FL, to take a test drive. In addition to our inventory of the newest Honda vehicles, our car dealerships in Naples also offer affordable Honda incentives and a variety of used cars for sale.


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