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Upcoming Local Events

Friday Fest

Time: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Location: Historic Downtown Melbourne

The warm weather has finally arrived and Downtown Melbourne is the place to be! Come on down to Brevard’s longest running Friday night event, Melbourne Friday Fest. This month Melbourne Main Street will be welcoming back The Jazz Cats along with our resident DJs J.A.M. Masters.
Free parking is available in the City Hall parking lot on Strawbridge Avenue and on side streets in and around Downtown.For more information, contact Melbourne Main Street, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, at 321-724-1741 or email melbournefridayfest@gmail.com.

Scribblers of Brevard Writers Gathering

Time: 9:30 am – 11:45 am
Location: Eau Gallie Public Library
Price: Free

Scribblers of Brevard is a writers’ club based in Melbourne, Florida, a place where writers can go to read their works and gain encouragement, inspiration and advice from fellow writers. We strive to provide helpful critiques and improve our craft through the sharing of information and experiences. Our members include novices and published authors alike and welcomes anyone who has an interest in writing. We meet every second and fourth Saturday (except for November and December) at the Eau Gallie Public Library on Pineapple Ave. We gather at 9:30 for coffee and socializing and our meeting begins at 10:00 and usually runs until 11:45.


Time: 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: Eau Gallie Arts District-Main Street
Price: Prices Vary

The Eau Gallie Arts District Main Street (EGAD!) will host Orlando’s The Daily City Food Truck Bazaar on the third Fridays for the rest of 2015.Expect 10 trucks including BBQ, Lobster, Mexican, Asian and more. The Food Truck Bazaar is the original food truck party started in 2011 by Mark Baratelli.The best parking will be on Pineapple Avenue in the large lot located in front of Pineapple House.
Bring the gang and your own chair, if you want to have a seat. Tables will be on Highland Avenue
parking lot courtesy of ReMax Interactive Realty (bring your own chair).

Concert in the Park

Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Goode Park
Price: FREE

Everybody loves a free concert!
Palm Bay Parks & Recreation is proud to present Concert In The Park, a series of concerts featuring various musical genres.
Concerts are held at Goode Park, 1300 Bianca Dr NE on the third Saturday of the month from 6 to 9pm. Bring your lawn chair and bug repellent.
For more information contact the Palm Bay Community Center 321-952-3443.

Space Coast Lightfest

Space Coast Lightfest

Date:  through .
Time: Times Vary
Location: Wickham Park
Price: $15 a carload
Category: Festival

It’s almost that time again everyone!Here is the schedule for the Space Coast Lightfest:
Nov 15 5k and Grand Lighting Ceremony
Nov 20 Carriage Rides (pre-registration required (321) 917-8752)
Nov 22 Carriage Rides (pre-registration required (321) 917-8752)
Nov 27 Carriage Rides (pre-registration required (321) 917-8752)
Nov 29 Carriage Rides (pre-registration required (321) 917-8752)
Dec 1 1st Responders Night Appreciation Night ($4 off with ID)
Dec 3 Carriage Rides (pre-registration required (321) 917-8752)
Dec 3 Hayride
Dec 4 Hayride
Dec 5 Stroll nights
Dec 6 Carriage Rides (pre-registration required (321) 917-8752)
Dec 8 Military Appreciation Night ($4 off with ID)
Dec 9 Teacher Appreciation Night ($4 off with ID)
Dec 10 Hayrides
Dec 11 Hay rides
Dec 11 Carriage Rides (pre-registration required (321) 917-8752)
Dec 13 Horse Night
Dec 13 Carriage Rides (pre-registration required (321) 917-8752)
Dec 15 Parks and Recreation Night ($4 off with ID)
Dec 17 Hay rides
Dec 18 Hay Rides
Dec 18 Carriage Rides (pre-registration required (321) 917-8752)
Dec 20 Carriage Rides (pre-registration required (321) 917-8752)
Dec 26 Comic Con

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Date:  through .
Time: Times Vary
Location: Cocoa Village Playhouse
Price: $16-$24

Everyone’s favorite flying car comes to life in the musical adaptation of the beloved family film.Take a fantastic musical adventure with an out-of-this-world car that flies through the air and sails the seas. Based on the beloved 1968 film version of Ian Fleming’s children’s book, and featuring an unforgettable score by the Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is one family-friendly blockbuster that audiences will find “Truly Scrumptious”.An eccentric inventor, Caractacus Potts sets about restoring an old racecar from a scrap heap with the help of his children Jeremy and Jemima. They soon discover the car has magical properties including the ability to float and take flight. Trouble occurs when the evil Baron Bomburst desires the magic car for himself. The family joins forces with Truly Scrumptious and batty Grandpa.City of Indian Harbour Beach Art & Craft Show 

Holiday Market 


Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: Gleason Park 1233 Yacht Club Blvd, Indian Harbour Beach, FL 32931

Price: $30.00 for VenodrHoliday Art Market


Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location: Art More Place

Shop “Small Business Saturday” & support talented, hard working artists!
Our very talented and gifted artists have each created beautiful, unique-one-of-a-kind art, jewelry, handcrafted items, and more! We know you’ll find the perfect gift for ALL your family and friends.
Door Prizes * Extraordinary shopping
Shop the box stores for ordinary…..or Art More Place for the extraordinary!

Free to public

ART IN THE PARK Art and Craft Show 2015
Many vendors will display their work, which includes custom woodworking; hand crafted jewelry; photography; mixed media; acrylics; and mosaics; floral arrangements and wreaths; knitted and crochet items; sculpture and stained glass; crafts; pottery; home made soap and herbal products; and much more.
Come enjoy a day in the park, shop at our many vendor booths, and enjoy yummy treats to eat!
Vendor spaces are still available.  Please email dartz@indianharbour.org for more information.
Shop Small® Sip & Stroll 
Time: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Historic Cocoa Village
After all the turkey on Thursday and the Black Friday big-box stores the day after, come on down to Cocoa Village to relax, Shop Small®, and Sip & Stroll. We have dozens of small shops that carry unique gifts, things you won’t find in the big stores. Be different, Shop Small, support your friends and neighbors in your local community.
Shop Small Sip & Stroll is Saturday Nov 28, from 5 PM until 9 PM.  For the ticket price of $20 in advance, $25 night of event, you will receive a Sip & Stroll commemorative wine glass, a handy Historic Cocoa Village shopping bag and a map of the participating merchants.
Then the fun begins!Stroll through the streets of Cocoa Village sampling wines, enjoying treats and taking advantage of merchants’ special deals. It’s time to find those unique gifts available only in the Village. Questions? Call   The Village Spiceman 321-749-3407.

Palm Bay Fair

Date:  through .
Time: Times Vary
Location: Andretti Thrill Park
Price: Free Admission

The Melbourne-Palm Bay Regional Fair will run for 11 fun-filled days, Nov. 19 – 29, and feature free admission, free circus and magic shows, access to State Fair rides, games, food and more!

• Thursday, Nov. 19 – Opens at 5p.m.
• Friday, Nov. 20 – Opens at 5 p.m.
• Saturday, Nov. 21 – Opens at Noon
• Sunday, Nov. 22 – Opens at Noon.
• Monday, Nov. 23 – Opens at 5 p.m.
• Tuesday, Nov. 24 – Opens at 5 p.m.
• Wed., Nov. 25– Opens at 5 p.m.
• Thursday, Nov. 26 – Opens at 5p.m.
• Friday, Nov. 27 – Opens at Noon
• Saturday, Nov. 28 – Opens at Noon
• Sunday, Nov. 29 – Opens at Noon

For more information and vendor application please call 1-855-386-3836.

City of Indian Harbour Beach Art & Craft Show

Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Gleason Park 1233 Yacht Club Blvd, Indian Harbour Beach, FL 32931
Price: $30.00 for Venodrs/ Free to public

Art and Craft Show 2015

Many vendors will display their work, which includes custom woodworking; hand crafted jewelry; photography; mixed media; acrylics; and mosaics; floral arrangements and wreaths; knitted and crochet items; sculpture and stained glass; crafts; pottery; home made soap and herbal products; and much more.

Come enjoy a day in the park, shop at our many vendor booths, and enjoy yummy treats to eat!

Vendor spaces are still available. Please email dartz@indianharbour.org for more information.


Black Friday Book Signings in Cocoa Village

Time: All Day Event
Location: 633 Brevard Ave, Cocoa FL 32922
Price: FREE

Come in and relax from your Black Friday shopping in an atmosphere of ease, joy and glory. Come to The Awareness center in Cocoa Village and join former “Rocket Scientists” Catherine Carr and Dawn Meyer for a little Black Friday fun and check out their “after shuttle” careers.
Many giveaways, prizes and freebies such as; Authentic space shuttle posters signed by both former shuttle engineers (with purchase) samples of Grimaldi chocolate, Harvey’s Groves, Dips, Cheeses and much more.
Drawings for gift certificates and baskets, great way to get unique Christmas gifts and stocking stuffers.
Bring a toy to donate.


Christmas Tree Lighting

Time: 6:00 pm
Location: The Avenue Viera
Price: Free

The Avenue Viera will kick off the holiday season with our 1st Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday, November 27 at 6 PM.

Martini’s & Mistletoe

Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce
Time: Times Vary
Location: Lexus of Melbourne 6927 Bromley Drive Viera, FL 32940
Price: Prices Vary
Local restaurants, hotels, and bars will compete to win your vote for “Best Martini on the Melbourne Coast.” Heavy hors d’oeuvres, olive bar, dessert bar, and plenty of hanging mistletoe! Bring clients, customers or employees and celebrate the holidays at this fun and stylish event.

Fly Fishing & Rod Building @Renzetti’s

Date:  through .
Time: Times Vary
Location: 8800 Grissom Parkway titusville fl 32780
Price: $10 on Friday $15 on Saturday

Fly fishing and rod building seminars by Lefty Kreh, Jon Cave Bob Clouser, Flip Pallot, Nuck Curcione, Chris Kincaid, Steve Bailey and many other phenomenal anglers.

Some of the other activities on Dec 4th are a 2 days fly fishing school and a 1 day fly fishing school with Bob Clouser and Jon Cave , please call for pricing and additional information. Reserve early, classes limited to 10 anglers.

An Evening with The Legends Reception is scheduled for Friday evening at La Cita Country Club at 6 pm, please RSVP .
Proceeds to benefit Casting For Recovery and Project Healing Waters.

Saturday dec 5th is all about learning and improving your casting, fly tying or rod building skills, the Legends will be demos straying and sharing their knowledge. Many vendors and raffles, company tours and book signing.

3rd Annual Merritt Island Christmas Tree Event

Date:  through .
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: 3 Merritt Avenue Merritt Island
Price: Free

This two-night family event begins with the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Friday night, December 4th at 6:00pm. There will be performances, singing and dancing by our local school groups and churches on stage in front of the tree. On Saturday night, the festivities continue at 6:00pm with a whole different group of local performances. Come out and bring the entire family to enjoy this “small town” holiday event.

Please remember to bring your lawn chair or blanket. Refreshments will be available at SnoHut and free face painting for the kids by Nonnies Fancy Faces.

The Wizard of Oz

Date:  through .
Time: Times Vary
Location: Henegar Center
Price: $16-$26
Category: Theatre / Dance

Tickets are ON SALE NOW for The Wizard of Oz! The show runs from December 4-20, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm, with two shows on Saturday, December 12. Tickets are $26 for adults, $23 for seniors, and $16 for students, plus a small handling fee. Group rates are available for groups of 15 or more.

Reserved tickets may be purchased in person at the Henegar Center Box Office Monday through Friday from 1pm to 5pm, by calling 321-723-8698, or at Henegar.org.

Breakfast with Santa

Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Location: Tradewinds Restaurant at Duran Golf Club
Price: $11.99/Adult and $5.99/Children under 10
Join us for breakfast and story time with you know who this holiday season! Enjoy an exceptional breakfast at Tradewinds Restaurant at 9:00 A.M. for children and parents of all ages, story time with Santa and complimentary pictures taken by the Duran Golf Club staff. Reservations highly recommended, give us a call today at 321-504-7776 x 2! $11.99/adult, $5.99/child under 10.

Ocean Reef Beach Festival

Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Pelican Beach Park, Satellite Beach, FL
Price: free

Continuing our annual tradition, the Ocean-Reef-Beach Festival will be returning to Pelican Beach Park on December 5th, 2015 in Satellite Beach, FL! Join us to celebrate the ocean lifestyle in a family atmosphere with fun opportunities for all ages. From educational programs in the clubhouse to a sea turtle maze for the kids, there will be something for the whole beach community. The Slow-Down, Chow-Down Chowder Cook-Off and our other food vendors will tempt your taste buds, while live music entertains. The very best of our local ocean arts community, local surfboard shapers, and other vendors help you take care of all your Christmas shopping. Come to have fun; leave with more knowledge and a new appreciation of our ocean, our reef, and our beach!

23rd Annual Melbourne Light Parade

Time: 6:00 pm
Location: 912 E New Haven Ave, Melbourne
Price: Free

The Melbourne Light Parade was created to Help the less fortunate families in Brevard County. We ask that spectators bring a new unwrapped toy, non parishable food item, and/or bag of dog or cat food with them. We collect it on the first float.

Our mission is to collect non-parishable food items and toys for less fortunate families from participants and spectators during a Christmas/Holiday Lighted Street Parade and distribute them to various organizations throughout Brevard County.

The Parade Route:
Starts at 100 W. Nasa Blvd. on the Corner of Nasa and Airport Blvds. Proceeds south on Airport Blvd. to Hibiscus Blvd. Turns right on Hibiscus Blvd. and proceeds west on Hibiscus Blvd. The parade Ends at the intersection of Hibiscus Blvd. and Gateway D.

For more information email melbournelightparade@yahoo.com

Blizzard At The Barn

Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Harmony Farms 2205 Pluckebaum Rd. Cocoa, Fl. 32926
Price: Free!

Harmony Farms Annual Blizzard at The Barn open house. Come join for a fun family afternoon. Pony rides, petting zoo, face painting, vendors, feed the horses carrots, vendors, food from Pizza Uno, and other goodies


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Melbourne Beach Florida / Brevard County Events And Things To Do

Click on the pinned areas in the map below for great places to visit in the area. The sidebar to the right lists great local restaraunts and attractions all within driving distance of Tuckaway Shores Resort!