Festivals – With such wonderful weather, Brevard County is alive with festivals all year round! Food, fun, music, art, ethnic cultural celebrations, wildlife watching & more! (more)

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  • First Friday Art Walk
    Visit Website | 321-752-0463
    6 to 9 p.m. first Friday of the month, Eau Gallie Arts District along Eau Gallie Boulevard and Highland Avenue in Melbourne featuring demonstrations, live music and more.

  • Friday Fest - Cape Canaveral
    Visit Website | 321-868-1226
    6 to 10 p.m., First Friday of the month, Taylor and Poinsetta avenues in Cape Canaveral.

  • Friday Fest - Downtown Melbourne
    Visit Website | 321-724-1741
    6 to 10 p.m. second Friday of the month (except December) in Downtown Melbourne featuring arts and crafts, kids zone and live music.

  • Titus Nights Street Party
    Visit Website | 321-607-6848
    Main Street Titusville presents it on the fourth Friday of the month, pending funding.

  • Titus Nights Cruise-in
    2 to 6 p.m. on the first Saturday of the odd months except for July in downtown Titusville.

Farmers Markets

  • Palm Bay City Hall
    8 a.m. to 2 p.m. second Saturday at Palm Bay City Hall.

  • Rockledge City Hall
    11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays at Rockledge City Hall.

  • Park Pavilion in Melbourne
    321-633-1702, ext. 238
    3 to 6 p.m. Thursdays at Wickham Park Pavilion in Melbourne.

  • Downtown Melbourne
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Downtown Melbourne Farmers Market.

  • Brevard Avenue in Cocoa Village
    9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays at the gazebo on Brevard Avenue in Cocoa Village.

  • Suntree Outdoor Marketplace
    9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at Suntree Business Center.

  • Titusville Artisans Sale
    10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the second Saturday of every month in downtown Titusville local artisans sell the best of their craft

January / February

  • Fellsmere Frog Leg Festival
    Visit Website | 772-571-0250
    Music, frog legs, entertainment; free admission.

  • Key Lime Pie Festival
    Visit Website | 321-385 9600
    Key Lime pie margaritas, dessert, live music and entertainment in Cocoa Beach.

  • Indialantic Art Festival
    Mopars of Brevard hosts the event, which features Mopar cars, crafts, food and entertainment.

  • Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival
    Visit Website | 321-268-5224
    Event features field trips and presentations at Brevard Community College in Titusville.

  • Cocoa Village Mardi Gras
    Visit Website | 321-639-3500
    Family-friendly event with street party and New Orleans-inspired parade at Riverfront Park.

  • Greek Fest
    Visit Website | 321-254-1045
    Event celebrates all things Greek at St. Katherine’s Greek Orthodox Church in Melbourne.

  • International Festival at Florida Tech
    Visit Website | 321-674-8053
    Event features community singers, dancers and musicians.

  • Mardi Gras Paws in the Park
    Visit Website | 321-636-3343
    Event features rescue groups, a vendor village and pet costume contests.

  • Melbourne and Beaches Music Marathon
    Visit Website | 321-759-7200
    Event features an 8K and 5K, live music, entertainment and more in downtown Melbourne and along Eau Gallie and Melbourne causeways.

  • Space Coast Craft Beer Festival
    Visit Website | 321-728-4755
    Event features access to more than 50 breweries at Broken Barrel Tavern in Palm Bay.

  • Space Coast Fair
    Visit Website | 855-386-3836
    Event is at 6091 Stadium Pkwy, Melbourne.

  • Sykes Creek Adventures Eco-Festival
    Event features guided riverboat tours at Kiwanis Island Park on Merritt Island

March / April

  • Belgian Beer Fest
    321-799-BREW (2739)
    Event is at Coasters Pub in Indian Harbour Beach

  • Cocoa Beach Wine and Food Festival
    Visit Website | 321-799-3971
    Event features wine, beer tastings, food tastings, music, entertainment and more.

  • Cocoa Village Chili Cook-Off
    Visit Website | 321-631-9075
    Event features chili samplings, entertainment and more.

  • Earth Day Family Fun Fest
    Event on April 21 is at Enchanted Forest Sanctuary in Titusville.

  • Fiesta Brevard
    Visit Website | 321-459-2200
    Event on April 26 features salsa competition, salsa dancing, food, games, fiesta hat contest, entertainment and more.

  • Grant Seafood Festival
    Visit Website | 321-723-8687
    Event features seafood and more at Grant Community Center.

  • Indiafest
    Visit Website | 321-779-0110
    Event features music, Indian food, entertainment, kids activities, a Bollywood-themed fashion show and more at Wickham Park Pavilion in Melbourne.

  • Malabar Springfest
    Visit Website | 321-727-7764
    Event features arts and crafts and entertainment at Malabar Community Park.

  • Melbourne Art Festival
    Visit Website | 321-722-1964
    Event on April 27 and 28 features arts and crafts, live music, entertainment and more in downtown Melbourne.

  • Melbourne Air & Space Show
    Visit Website |
    Event features air show performers, entertainment and more.

  • Moonlight Stroll
    Event features a moonlight stroll at Erna Nixon Park in West Melbourne.

  • Pelican Island Wildlife Festival
    Visit Website | 772-202-0697
    Event features kayaking at Riverview Park in Sebastian.

  • Ron Jon Easter Surfing Festival
    Visit Website | 321-799-0493
    Event is at the Cocoa Beach Pier and Shepard Park.

  • Runaway Country Space Coast Music Festival
    Visit Website | 321-­549-­4204
    Event features national country music stars, food and entertainment at Wickham Park Pavilion.

  • Safari Under the Stars
    Visit Website | 321-254-9453
    Brevard Zoo’s annual gala fundraiser.

  • Space Coast Seafood Fest
    Visit Website | 855-386-3836
    Event features seafood, shows, midway rides, entertainment and more at Space Coast Stadium in Viera.

  • Spring Craft Fair
    Visit Website | 321-631-9075
    Event features arts and crafts by the gazebo on Brevard Avenue in Cocoa Village.

  • Spring Praise Fest
    Visit Website | 321-960-1033
    Event features contemporary Christian music bands at Riverfront Park in Cocoa Village.

  • St. Baldrick’s
    Visit Website | 888
    Local law enforcement and firefighters shave their heads to raise money for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.

  • St. Patrick’s Day Parade
    Visit Website | 321-723-1262
    Event is sponsored by the Ancient Order of the Hibernians in downtown Melbourne.

  • St. Patrick’s Day Festival
    Visit Website | 321-952-5510
    Event is at Meg O’Malley’s in downtown Melbourne.

  • Taste, Toast and Tunes
    Visit Website | 321-726-8111
    Event features food tasting, entertainment and live music on the banks of the Indian River in Melbourne Beach near the Driftwood Plaza on State Road A1A.

  • Tico Warbird Air Show
    Visit Website | 321-268-1941
    Event is at Space Coast Regional Airport in Titusville.

  • Vettes at the Port
    Visit Website | 321-794-8096
    Event features dozens of Corvettes on display, silent auction, food and entertainment at Port Canaveral.

  • Zonta Chocolate Festival
    Visit Website | 321-300-5889
    Event is at Eau Gallie Civic Center.


  • Beachfest
    Event on Memorial Day weekend features muscle contests, entertainment, kids activities and more at Cocoa Beach Pier.

  • Caribbean Jamboree
    Event on May 26 and 27 features food, music, entertainment and kids activities at Palm Bay Regional Park.

  • Cinco de Mayo Celebrations
    Local restaurants and bars cash in on the Cinco de Mayo holiday by throwing parties with margarita specials, mariachi bands and more.

  • Indian River Festival
    Visit Website | 321-615-8111
    Event features music, the Great Brevard Duck Race and more at Sand Point Park in Titusville.

  • Memorial Day Celebration
    Event features Melbourne Municipal Band, honor guards, color guards and more at Liberty Bell Memorial Museum in Melbourne.

  • Space Coast Pride
    Event on May 27 features music, food, performers, female impersonators, kids zone and entertainment. Call the Living Room of Brevard.

  • Space Coast Super Boat Grand Prix
    Visit Website |

  • Entertainment and more along Cocoa Beach. Call 321-863-5228.

  • Summer Craft Fair
    Event on May 18 and 19 features arts, crafts and more in Cocoa Village.


  • BBQ and Blues
    Visit Website | 321-631-9075
    Event features live music, barbecue, entertainment, kids activities and more in Cocoa Village.

  • Sandbarpalooza
    Event features an annual music fest at Sandbar Sports Grill in Cocoa Beach.

  • Space Coast Jet Riders Poker Run
    Event features a high-seas poker run, food, entertainment, Jet Ski demos and more.

  • Summer Saturday Nights
    Visit Website | 321-254-9453
    Event features later admission, an animal encounter and live music at Brevard Zoo.


July Fourth Celebrations:
  • Cocoa Beach
    Cape Canaveral/Cocoa Beach community fireworks show will be at Shepard Park. Call 321-868-3201.

  • Cocoa Village
    The city of Cocoa will host a free Fourth of July celebration, “Symphony under the Stars,” at Riverfront Park in Cocoa Village. Features include a performance by the Brevard Symphony Orchestra, fireworks and more. Call 321-631-9075.

  • Eau Gallie Arts District
    The district’s Star-Spangled Event is along Highland Avenue in Melbourne. Call 321-752-0463.

  • Melbourne
    Independence Day fireworks celebration is at Front Street Park. Call 321-953-6282.

  • Palm Bay
    “Splashes and Sparks” Fourth of July celebration features food, kids activities, water slides and fireworks at Brevard Community College. Call 321-952-3443.

  • Port Canaveral
    “Fireworks before the fireworks” features a street party at Rusty’s Seafood and Oyster Bar. Call 321-783-2033.

  • Port St. John
    Happenings of Port St. John and Parrish Medical Center present “Thunder over the Indian River” at the energy plant on U.S.1and Kings Highway. Call 321-633-7499.

  • Sebastian
    The Fourth of July Freedom Festival usually is at Riverview Park. Call 772-589-5330.

  • Titusville
    The city hosts “Red, White and Boom,” a free patriotic celebration, at Sand Point Park. Call 321-383-5775.

  • Viera
    Brevard County Manatees usually play a ball game at 6:35 p.m., followed by fireworks at Space Coast Stadium. Call 321-633-9200.

August / September

  • Brevard Live Music Awards (BMAs)
    Event features the winners of Brevard Live magazine’s favorites in local music.

  • Sam Jam
    Event features a community open-mic with some of Brevard’s best-known bands. Call Kenny Michaels.

  • Brevard Family Salsa Festival and Miss Puerto Rico Pageant
    Event on Labor Day weekend features music, dancing and more at Wickham Park Pavilion.

  • Car show and mile-long sidewalk sale
    Event features classic cars, arts and crafts, entertainment and more in Cocoa Village.

  • Jazzoo
    Visit Website | 321-254-9453
    Event features include music, food, animal encounter, entertainment and more at the Brevard Zoo.

  • National Kidney Foundation Pro-Am Surf Festival
    Visit Website | 800-927-9659
    Event features surf competitions and more at Cocoa Beach Pier.

  • Space Coast Music Festival
    Event features a community music jam, an instrument petting zoo, kids activities, entertainment and more. Call Sue Luley!


  • Boo at the Zoo
    Visit Website | 321-254-9453
    Event features trick-or-treating, kids activities and haunted house at Brevard Zoo.

  • Cocoa Village Oktoberfest
    Event features food, German beer, music, entertainment and more in Cocoa Village.

  • Fall Arts and Crafts Fair
    Event features arts and crafts in Cocoa Village.

  • Halloween in the Village
    Event features trick-or-treating, kids activities and more in Cocoa Village

  • Pink Ribbon Port Fest
    Event features entertainment, a Pink Ribbon Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness, bathtub races and more in Port Canaveral.

  • Melbourne Oktoberfest
    Event features German beer, German cuisine and rides at Wickham Park Pavilion.


  • Fall Gallery Walk
    Event during the first weekend of November in Cocoa Village.

  • Puerto Rican Day Parade
    Event features music, dancing, entertainment and a parade at Palm Bay City Hall.

  • Space Coast State Fair
    Visit Website
    The11-day event features midway rides, carnival games, food and contests.

  • Indian Harbour Beach Arts and Crafts Show
    Event is at Gleason Park in Indian Harbour Beach

  • Artworks of Eau Gallie Fine Arts Festival
    Event is in the EGAD area of Melbourne on Highland Avenue.

  • Space Coast Art Festival
    Event is Thanksgiving weekend in downtown Cocoa Beach.

  • Moonlight Stroll
    Event features a moonlight stroll at Erna Nixon Park in West Melbourne.


  • Holiday Festival and Craft Fair
    Event on Dec. 7th and 8th features arts and crafts and entertainment in Cocoa Village.

  • Cocoa’s Family New Year’s Celebration
    Event is in Cocoa Village.

  • Space Coast Cookie Challenge
    Event is at Rhodes Park Community Center in West Melbourne, a tasting party and baking contest.


  • Bethlehem Walk
    Journey to Bethlehem is at Mims United Methodist Church.

  • Bethlehem Walk
    Event is at Our Father’s House in Satellite Beach.

  • Bible Parade
    Jesus is the Key presents its Bible on Parade at the Melbourne Auditorium.

  • Boat Parade
    The Merritt Island Christmas boat parade sets sail on the eastside of the Sykes Creek Parkway bridge.

  • Boat Parade
    The Christmas boat parade in Satellite Beach starts at the north end of the Grand Canal.

  • Boat Parade
    The Cocoa Beach Christmas boat parade starts at channel marker 101 of the Banana River.

  • Boat Parade
    The Port Canaveral Christmas boat parade starts at 610 Glen Cheek Road.

  • Light Parade
    The Palm Bay holiday light parade starts at San Filippo Drive with floats traveling along Malabar Road

  • Light Parade
    The Melbourne light parade begins at the Melbourne Auditorium.

  • Menorah Parade
    Event starts at Chabad Jewish Community Center in Satellite Beach.

  • Street Parade
    The Port St. John Christmas parade heads east on Fay Boulevard and Waterloo Avenue.

  • Street Parade
    The Cocoa Beach Christmas parade starts at the “Glass Bank.”

  • Street Parade
    The Cocoa-Rockledge holiday parade starts at the Central Brevard Library in Cocoa.

  • Street Parade
    The Titusville Jaycees host it at Miracle City Mall.

  • Street Parade
    The Merritt Island holiday parade starts at Merritt Island High.

New Year’s Eve

  • Pier Party
    Rockin’ the Dock party features music, entertainment, champagne toast at midnight, balloon drop, food and more at the Cocoa Beach Pier.

  • Street Party
    Family friendly event features food, music, entertainment, vendors and more in downtown Melbourne.