The Cove

Port Canaveral is not your average port. It's not just some place that you take a cruise out of and that's it. It is a destination within itself. The Cove offers waterfront entertainment where you can enjoy a wide variety of bars, restaurants, charter boats, shops, attractions, and live music. There is no other port that gives you so many options to choose from. 

Fresh seafood

Lionfish at Grills Seafood Deck and Tiki Bar

The seafood is an absolute must, being that it is a port, and many commercial fishermen are constantly unloading fresh seafood. You can watch as your meal goes directly from the docks to the restaurant kitchen and right onto your plate. Port Canaveral has some of the most dynamic dining scenes on the East Coast, and the fresh seafood plays a big role in that. Fish Tacos, Mahi sandwiches, Tuna Poke, Snow Crab, mussels, oysters, Rainbow Trout; Port Canaveral has every type of seafood you could dream of. It doesn’t matter if you are a local or a visitor in town for only a few days, once your set foot into one of Port Canaveral’s fine-dining restaurants you will feel as if you are on a vacationing in a tropical paradise.

Events

Key Lime Pie Festival at the Exploration Tower in Port Canaveral

The Cove has become a hub for premier events on the Space Coast. From authentic seafood festivals to concerts, the Port has a little bit of everything. The Brewmaster's Invitational Beer Festival, an annual craft beer festival, calls the Cove home. It takes place at the Exploration Tower, and features hundreds of beers from not only local Florida breweries but from breweries all over the world. The Space Coast Art Show, an event that has been running 50 years strong, just recently decided to make the Cove its permanent home. Another newcomer to the Cove is the Florida Key Lime Pie Festival. One of the most popular dessert dishes in the state of Florida, where popular local restaurants showcase their best version of key lime pie. 

Attractions

Exploration Tower in Port Canaveral

Port Canaveral’s cultural attractions are incomparable to others in the county, whether it’s the Exploration Tower, Parker Brothers Concepts, Victory Casino Cruises or Wyland Galleries. The Port is a trend-setting area with a tropical vibe and captivating history. It doesn’t matter if you’re just visiting town or a lifelong local, the attractions in Port Canaveral offer something for everyone.

Events
Dec 6
Viera
Holiday Happenings - Brevard Zoo December 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016

Throughout the month of December, Brevard Zoo is offering seasonal…

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Dec 7
Cape Canaveral
Delta IV- WGS 8- Rocket Launch December 7, 2016

A United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket will launch the eighth Wideband Global SATCOM spacecraft,…

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Dec 16
Cape Canaveral
Atlas V- EchoStar 19- Rocket Launch December 16, 2016

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket will launch the EchoStar 19 communications satellite to…

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Dec 24
Cocoa Beach
Surfin' Santas December 24, 2016

In December 2009, George Trosset, his son George Jr., with his wife…

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Jan 8
Cape Canaveral
Falcon 9- EchoStar 23- Rocket Launch January 8, 2017

**Launch date is subject to change** A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch EchoStar…

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$28 Boarding Coupon Victory Casino Cruises

Call for reservations at 855-468-4286 and pay $28 for boarding, dining, $10 in qualified slot play, free…

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Fly, Stay and Cruise: Cocoa Beach Suites

Leave the worries about transportation to and from Port Canaveral behind with this Fly, Stay and Cruise…

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Fly, Stay and Cruise: Comfort Inn & Suites Resort Hotels & Conference Center - Cocoa Beach

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Fly, Stay and Cruise: Econo Lodge Cocoa Beach

Going on a cruise, then consider a pre- or post - stay at Econo Lodge Cocoa Beach! Their Snooze and Cruise…

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Fly, Stay and Cruise: Econolodge Hotel® Port Canaveral Area

Fly into the Orlando, Sanford, or Melbourne International Airport and shuttle transportation will pick you up…

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