Visit Florida's Space Coast, Orlando's closest beaches (just one hour east) and home to NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, US Astronaut Hall of Fame and Port Canaveral Cruises to the Bahamas and Caribbean. Offering plenty of eco-tourism opportunities at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Brevard Zoo, Canaveral National Seashore and the Indian River Lagoon. There's great fishing on the freshwater St. Johns River and on the saltwater Indian River Lagoon as well as deep-sea angling in the Atlantic Ocean. Over 25 golf courses will challenge the beginner or pro. Be sure to check our website for Special Offers and an easy way to reserve your hotel room! Email or call for the Space Coast Vacation Planner listing all our accommodations and attractions.
Come and explore a piece of Florida Space Coast's past at the 1875 Sams Family Cabin and the 1888 Sams House located on Pine Island in Merritt Island, Florida. Every Thursday of the month, the site opens its doors to the general public with a free guided tour of the grounds!
Hosted by the Eau Gallie Arts District, First Friday Art Walk invites everyone out to a plein-air celebration of art, music and food. Galleries and shops will have special discounts or events and there's always live music. For more information, please call(321) 253-5553 or (321) 259-8261 or visit EGAD's website.
Old Eau Gallie Farmer's Market is held every Saturday from 8 am - 2 pm at Eau Gallie Square Park in Melbourne. Every week you can expect to find vendors selling items to include: fresh produce, honey, hot food and drinks, homemade pasta sauce and bread, baked goods, handmade jewelry, arts & crafts items, and much more! For more information, visit the market's website or call (321) 917 - 0721.
City of Cocoa Beach's Farmer's Market is held every Sunday from 9 am - 3 pm at Cocoa Beach City Hall, 2 S. Orlando Ave. in Cocoa Beach. Every week you can expect to find vendors selling items to include: fresh produce, honey, hot food and drinks, homemade pasta sauce and bread, baked goods, handmade jewelry, arts & crafts items, and much more! For more information, visit the market's website or call (321) 917 - 0721.
Heidi's Jazz Club has been the number one hangout for jazz lovers and jazz musicians on Florida's Space Coast since Heidi and Eddie opened the club in 1992. They feature live music every Tuesday through Sunday with featured performers on selected Friday and Saturday evenings and Heidi's Open Jam Session every Sunday evening starting at 7 PM.
Take a guided kayaking tour through Sebastian Inlet State Park with one of their rangers. Rental FEES for kayaks. Personal watercraft pay launch fee. This program is weather dependent; please call the Inlet Marina 321-724-5424 for reservations, rentals and program status.
For more information on all the events at Sebastian Inlet State Park visit their website at www.floridastateparks.org/sebastianinlet/default.asp or call 772-388-2750 or 321-984-4852
The City of Rockledge's Farmer's Market is held every Thursday from 9am - 4pm at McClarty Park, Barton Ave. in Rockledge. Every week you can expect to find vendors selling items to include: fresh produce, honey, hot food and drinks, homemade pasta sauce and bread, baked goods, handmade jewelry, arts & crafts items, and much more! For more information, visit the market's website or call (321) 917 - 0721.
Every third Saturday of the month, the City of Palm Bay hosts The Palm Bay Skate Jam at Liberty Park located at 895 Carlyle Avenue SE in Palm Bay, Florida. This FREE event is family friendly and a fun night for all. Bring your own skates, since supply is limited.
The TICO WARBIRD AIRSHOW returns to Florida's Space Coast March 14-16, 2014. This popular air show based out of the Space Coast Regional Airport draws more than 60,000 spectators over three days. Each year the show has a theme and this year's air show will be centered around the Tuskeegee Airmen who will be in attendance all weekend long.
In addition to the many ground displays the air show will also feature parachute jumps, simulated dog fights and over 40 aircraft from WW I, WW II, Korea and Vietnam flying in formations and demonstrations. Acrobatics by Aeroshell Mark your calendars and take the opportunity in from March 14-16th
o attend the TICO WARBIRD AIRSHOW and be a part of one of the greatest warbird airshows in America.
The Space Coast Spring Fair will be held from April 11-27, 2014 at Space Coast Stadium, 2500 Stadium Parkway in Viera, Florida. This popular sixteen-day fair will feature a traditional carnival midway with dozens of rides and games, delicious food, Pro Bull riding, the Torres Family Circus and nightly musical entertainment.
The Palm Bay Fair will be held from March 20-30, 2014, this ten-day fair will take over the grounds of Space Coast Harley Davidson off I-95 and Palm Bay Road in Palm Bay Florida.
Bigger and better than ever, the Palm Bay Fair will feature a fantastic midway with traditional rides and carnival games, delicious food, nightly live entertainment, pro bull riding shows, the Torres Family Circus and more!
http://Event Date: Friday, March 28, 2014 - 5:00pm The Palm Bay Fair is coming! From March 20-30, 2014, this ten-day fair will take over the grounds of Space Coast Harley Davidson off I-95 and Palm Bay Road. The fair will feature a fantastic midw
Tall Ship Event
April 16,2014-May 11,2014
The Nao Victoria will make land at Port Canaveral on April 16, 2014 through May 11. The public is invited to come out and tour the first ship to successfully circumnavigate the world.
The 50th anniversary Easter Surfing festival will mark a major milestone Easter weekend! This popular surfing festival attracts hundreds of thousands of spectators to the shores of iconic Cocoa Beach, Florida for sun, fun and head-to-head surfing competitions.
Spectators will have a chance to learn surfing and skim boarding via onsite clinics, participate in celebrity signings, attend an Easter egg hunt and enjoy live entertainment. All for free!
Founded as a small picnic, this family-friendly event has grown to become one of the most respected pride events in Florida, drawing people from all over the state and across the country as well as overseas. This year's celebration will be bigger and better than ever!
The 6th Annual Space Coast Pride will be held at Wickham Park in Melbourne, Florida on May 24, 2014.
Free parking will be available at Eastern Florida State College parking lot and admission to the festival is only $5.
Take a guided walk with a Sebastian Inlet Park ranger and discover Florida’s giant sea turtles and maybe see a nesting Loggerhead sea turtle.
Reservations for the month of June will be taken on May 15, starting at 10 AM. Reservations for the month of July will be taken on June 15, starting at 10 AM. Call 772-388-2750 for reservations and information.
The Juneteenth Arts & Cultural Festival will be one of many festivals around the country celebrating the observance of the reading of the Emancipation Proclamation. As the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States, this family-friendly festival will feature guest speakers, live music, vendors and more.
The Juneteenth Arts & Cultural Festival will be held on Saturday, June 20, 2014 in the Historic Diamond Square District located at the 800 & 900 blocks of Stone and Barbara Jenkins Street in Cocoa, Florida.
The U.S.A. Beach Running Championships will be held on November 2, 2014 in iconic Cocoa Beach at the Cocoa Beach Pier! Hundreds of runners from all over the United States and Florida will come to compete in a half-marathon and 10k run. Shoes are optional!
The Space Coast Art Festival Turkey Trot 5k is a popular race that coincides with the Space Coast Art Festival. Start time: 7:30 AM.
Directions: 2 blocks west of A1A and 1 block north of Minuteman Causeway in downtown Cocoa Beach.
Christmas Garden Wonderland - The Historic Rossetter House Museum & Gardens
November 26,2014-December 30,2014
The Historic Rossetter House and Gardens will be decorated for the season by local Florist and volunteers. Visit Santa in his Garden Gazebo 4-6pm, The Dickens Carolers 4:30-6pm, Stroll the Lighted Garden Walk and join in our holiday celebration of good cheer! Refreshments! House Tour is $5/adult, $10/family.
Established by the Eau Gallie Rotary Club, the Space Coast Lightfest is a holiday themed drive-through event held at Wickham Park. It is a family oriented celebration featuring shimmering lights and dazzling animated displays (drawing over 15,000 vehicles annually).
The Space Coast Art Festival is one of the premiere art shows in the Southeast. The show not only draws some of the finest artisans in the nation, but thousands of attendees over the festivals two-days.
The Space Coast Marathon just gets bigger and better! This space-themed USTA marathon is ran on one of a beautiful, scenic course located along the banks of the Indian River Lagoon. Featuring 14 space-aid stations, the Space Coast Marathon is a Boston Marathon qualifier and attracts thousands of runners from around the world.
Registration is available up until November 20, 2014.
Jump into the holiday season Florida-Cracker style with the ever popular Fort Christmas Cracker Christmas slated every first weekend in December! Entrance is free as is parking. Enjoy great southern food, pioneer demonstrations (i.e, broom making, blacksmiths, basket weaving, rope making, spinning, quilting, lace making, and wood carving). Even Santa Claus will make an appearance from 1pm - 3pm both days!.
A large craft fair featuring over 150 crafters with handmade items will also be on hand.
Hosted from January 17-18 at James H. Nance Park in Indialantic, Florida, the 24th Annual Indialantic Art Festival attracts thousands of art lovers to it's scenic beachside location , a virtual outdoor gallery, showcasing life-size sculptures, handmade pottery, spectacular paintings, one-of-a-kind jewels, photography, and much more!
Admission as well as parking is free and pieces of art will be available for purchase on site by the general public. The Indialantic Art Festival opens at 10:00a.m.
Indialantic, Florida is a short 5 minute drive from Melbourne International Airport. For accommodations nearby visit www.visitspacecoast.com.
Take I-95 to exit 180 or 192 (Kissimmee Highway) east to Indialantic Beach. 192 will end at A1A and the show is right there. If you head straight you will run directly into the show site, at Wave crest and the Boardwalk in Nance Park.