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Florida's Space Coast plays host to family-fun events, cultural offerings, amateur and professional sports, and some quirky, off-beat festivals all year round. Use our calendar of events to plan your vacation or to see what's happening on our coast while you're here. 

 

 

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Saturday, December 20, 2014

2014 Family Christmas Extravaganza

The 2014 Family Christmas Extravaganza will brighten the holidays with an evening of magic and all around fun from horse rides and face painting to train rides and live entertainment. Cost is Free. …more

Saturday, December 20, 2014

A Christmas Carol

Celebrate the holidays with The Nebraska Theatre Caravan as they present Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL.  This Victorian version of Christmas magic is presented with a full array of traditional Christmas carols interwoven with the well-known story and performed... …more

Friday, December 12, 2014 – Sunday, December 21, 2014 (Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday)

A Christmas Story

Surfside Playhouse presents the all-time holiday classic, A Christmas Story by humorist Jean Shepherd. Written as a memoir of his growing up in the midwest in the 1940s, Shepherd's tale is a heartwarming look into the escapades of 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a... …more

Friday, November 28, 2014 – Sunday, December 21, 2014 (Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday)

A Christmas Story

Titusville Playhouse presents the holiday classic, A Christmas Story. Presented through special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing, the story revolves around Ralphie Parker who only wants one thing for Christmas: an official Red Ryder® Carbine-Actions 200-shot Range Model Air ... …more

Friday, December 5, 2014 – Sunday, December 21, 2014 (Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday)

A Wonderful Life

Fall into the holiday season with Henegar Center for the Arts as they present IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE from December 4- 21, 2014. The story of George Bailey and his wonderful life in Bedford Falls will be brought to life through this remarkable collaboration of Pulitzer Prize and... …more

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Christmas Magic Show

Brevard County Parks and Recreation will host a Christmas Magic Show on Saturday, December 20 at the Port St. John Community Center. This family-friendly event will be an hour long and will feature provide balloon characters and there will be train rides for children. Light refre... …more

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Cocoa YMCA Candy Cane 5K

The Cocoa YMCA will host the Candy Cane 5K on Saturday, December 20. 8am start time. Early registration fee is $20 in advance; $35 day of race. …more

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Grand Canal Holiday Boat Parade

The Grand Canal Christmas Boat Parade sponsored by the Banana River Sail and Power Squadron will be held on Saturday, December 20 beginning at 6:30pm. The parde will start at Ballard Park in Melbourne, Florida and run south through the Grand Canal, then back north on the Banana... …more

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Hannuakah Storytime

Barnes & Noble West Melbourne will host a Hannukah Storytime on Sunday, December 21 at 11am. The event is free and will include a telling of Woody Guthrie's Honeyky Hanukah.  …more

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Holiday Gift Givers Night Hike - Brevard Zoo

Holiday Gift Givers! Night Hike will be held on Saturday, December 20 from 5 to 9 p.m. This hike is for children ages 5 to 12. Cost is $24 for members; $27 for non-members.  …more

Saturday, December 20, 2014 – Tuesday, December 23, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Holiday Happenings - Brevard Zoo

Brevard Zoo's HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS is back all month long with public events to daytime and evening activities just for the kids. They offer something for everyone! Public Events Jolly Days - December 20-23 From December 20-23 zoo keepers give gifts (animal enrichments)... …more

Friday, December 5, 2014 – Sunday, December 21, 2014 (Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday)

Holiday Hullabaloo

Melbourne Civic Theatre is the place for the holidays! This year they plan to shake things up with HOLIDAY HULLABALOO, a rollicking, swinging 1960s extravaganza of singing, dancing, and comedy. Buy your tickets early because they sell out fast! …more

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Jingle Bell 2 Miler

This holiday themed race will feature Santa and Zippy the Gecko! Santa Hats for the first 500 registrants and Jingle Bells for everyone's shoes! Awards will go to best holiday costume contest and fun stocking, as well as race winners. …more

Thursday, December 4, 2014 – Thursday, January 29, 2015 (Every Thursday)

Kenny Cohen Trio

Every Thursday Kenny Cohen Trio performs at Heidi's Jazz Club in Cocoa Beach, Florida. With a colorful career that spans five decades, the legendary Kenny Cohen has been a viable force on the music scene.  Every Thursday 7 - 11, except special event nights. …more

Saturday, November 15, 2014 – Wednesday, December 24, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Magic Wonderland @ Bass Pro Shops Palm Bay

Bass Pro Shop in Palm Bay has turned into a winter wonderland with a full schedule of activities and events from decorating cookies and stick soldiers to coloring at activity tables and operating radio controlled cars. A 4x6 studio-quality photo with Santa is complimentary and on w... …more

Monday, December 22, 2014 – Wednesday, December 24, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Mannheim Steamroller "A Fresh Aire Christmas"

The East Florida State College Planetarium presents Mannheim Steamroller "A Fresh Aire Christmas" on Friday, December 12, 2014 @ 9:00pm. This show is a family-friendly event with music by Mannheim Steamroller and a laser-enhanced journey filled with dancing reindeer, snowm... …more

Monday, December 29, 2014 – Wednesday, December 31, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Mannheim Steamroller "A Fresh Aire Christmas"

The East Florida State College Planetarium presents Mannheim Steamroller "A Fresh Aire Christmas" on Friday, December 12, 2014 @ 9:00pm. This show is a family-friendly event with music by Mannheim Steamroller and a laser-enhanced journey filled with dancing reindeer, snowm... …more

Monday, December 22, 2014 – Tuesday, December 23, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Margaret Cross presents "An American Christmas Card"

It will be a nostalgic Christams when Margaret Cross takes the Cocoa Village Playhouse stage as she presents "An American Christmas Card". This popular chanteuse performs annually at the playhouse to sold-out audiences. Buy your ticket early! …more

Saturday, December 20, 2014 – Wednesday, December 24, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Meet an Astronaut: Jon McBride

Meet veteran astronaut Jon McBride, pilot of STS-41G Challenger flight. Get up close with McBride during several daily opportunities. Hear what it's like to launch out of Earth's atmosphere into zero gravity orbit at presentations and interactive Q&A sessions. …more

Thursday, December 25, 2014 – Friday, January 2, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Meet an Astronaut: Sam Gemar

Come face-to-face with a veteran NASA astronaut every day of the year at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. From December 25th through January 4, Astronaut Sam Gemar will be on hand to answer questions about his time in space, sign autographs and take pictures with visitors. ... …more

Saturday, November 29, 2014 – Saturday, December 20, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Melbourne Mainstreet Candlelight Shopping

Historic Downtown Melbourne invites you to enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of the holiday season fashioned after Olde English country holiday traditions! Downtown shops will remain open late, and lit with white candles and holiday lights! Many will offer special discounts a... …more

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Merritt Island Christmas Boat Parade

There's nothing like quite like a parade on the water and the Merritt Island Christmas Boat parade delivers! Boats festooned with holiday lights and garland will delight the kid in all of us! The captain's will stage their boats at Sykes Creek Parkway Bridge/ Kiwanis Basin at ... …more

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Midnight in Melbourne

Midnight in Melbourne, hosted by Brevard Music Group, will be a New Year's Eve Party you won't soon forget. Social hour begins at 7pm with Hors d'oeuvres, with dinner starting at 8pm, followed by dancing from 9:30-11:45pm. Full open bar. Four-course dinner. Toast at midnight. Prizes... …more

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

New Year's Eve Dinner hosted by Duran Golf Club

Duran Golf Club is rolling in 2015 with a special New Year's Eve five course dinner from 6pm-9pm. Wind down your year with an intimate meal in their Tradewinds Restaurant! Live entertainment and specialty drinks. Live action stations, delicious hors d'oeuvres, free flowing ch... …more

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

New Year's Eve Gala -- Melbourne Swingtime Band

Melbourne Municipal Band will ring in the New Year with style as they host a New Year's Eve Gala at the Holiday Inn Melbourne Viera Conference Center. This elegant, don't-miss evening which will definitely be a sell-out affair. Ring in 2015 with cocktails, dinner, dancing, and... …more

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Treat the family to an evening of fun at River Lanes Family Entertainment Center on New Year's Eve. ...

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Florida's Space Coast Office of Tourism

430 Brevard Avenue, Suite 150

Cocoa, FL 32922

Phone: (877) 57-BEACH (2-3224)

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Fax: (321) 433-4476