As another year comes to a close, what better way to celebrate than attending one of the many New Year’s events on Florida’s Space Coast? Spending New Year’s Eve on the Space Coast doesn’t have to stop at one of these parties either. Make your New Year’s weekend one to remember by planning a weekend getaway for two, with the family or with friends. We invite you to stay, relax and celebrate!

Here’s a look at what’s taking place this New Year’s Eve on the Space Coast:

Noon Year’s Eve

Brevard Zoo, 8225 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne

Children who may not be able to stay awake until midnight will have the opportunity to ring in 2016 early! Families are welcome to join the zoo for the third annual Noon Year’s Eve celebration that includes a juice toast at noon, crafts and games, and other activities. All activities are free with zoo admission. 


Classic Albums Live 2016 Rockin’ New Year’s Eve Party

Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts, 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne

Rock the night away this New Year’s Eve on the Space Coast! The Classic Albums Live Rockin’ New Year’s Eve Party features music from The Beatles and The Rolling Stones – note for note, cut for cut, exactly as you remember. The concert kicks off at 10 p.m. and pauses for a traditional countdown to midnight. The celebration continues into 2016 when the band performs more of your favorite rock and roll hits. Prices vary. Tickets may be purchased by visiting, by calling the King Center ticket office at (321) 242-2219 or in person at the ticket office window.


Not Quite Right New Year’s Eve Bash

Derek Gores Gallery, W. 587 Eau Gallie Blvd., Melbourne

The Not Quite Right Comedy Improv Troupe will keep you laughing throughout the night! Kick off the night with dinner from Chef Marios Café, followed by a full-length show comedy show. Plus, dancing with DJ Erick, a champagne toast and much more. $80. Click here for more information.


Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier New Year’s Eve Celebration

Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier, 401 Meade Avenue, Cocoa Beach

Ring in 2016 over the Atlantic Ocean at the Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier New Year’s Eve Celebration! Featuring live entertainment, party favors, and a champagne toast, this celebration is unlike any other. $30.


Indian River Queen New Year’s Eve Party Cruise

Cocoa Village Marina, 90 Delannoy Ave., Cocoa

Plan to celebrate the New Year with a party cruise on the Indian River. This celebration includes food, drinks, desserts, party favors, live music and dancing, boarding photos, and a champagne toast at midnight. Reservations are required and limited. Boarding begins at 9:30 p.m. and concludes at 12:30 a.m. $110 per person.


Victory Casino Cruises New Year’s Eve Party

This all-inclusive New Year’s Eve party on Victory Casino Cruises has everything you need for a great night out! Guests will enjoy an open bar, live entertainment, party favors, champagne toast and much more. $60.


The Melting Pot

2230 Town Center Ave #101, Melbourne

Enjoy an Italian-inspired, interactive dinner featuring our FAMOUS Quattro Formaggio cheese fondue! Accompanied by our crisp salads, a succulent entree, and indulge with our decadent Tiramisu chocolate fondue topped with lady fingers and an espresso mousse. Add on a New Year's Eve package including souvenir champagne flutes, a bottle of Luccio Moscato D'Asti,a single rose package and a photo with a Melting Pot frame for $50. Dinner starts at $49.95 per person. Click here for more information.

*Please note all events take place on December 31, 2015.

No matter where your New Year’s Eve plans may take you, all of us here on Florida’s Space Coast wish you a happy New Year! Please remember to drink and drive responsibly.