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Exploring Cocoa Village

Wine, dine and dance your way through an amazing historic district

Cocoa Village is a district located in the heart of the Space Coast. It was one of the first towns established in this county, and there are some pretty cool things to see because of it. The historic streets have been renovated into unique boutique shops, artisan markets, and some of the most fun restaurants and bars you’ll find this side of Indian River Lagoon. Check out these incredible ways to explore and enjoy all Cocoa Village has to offer.

But First Coffee

If it’s coffee you seek, there are a ton of delightful shops where you can peruse local art (River Road Coffee & Popsicles), find fresh french pastries (Ossorio’s Bakery & Cafe) or organic juices and treats (Organic Girly). Each feature tasty, locally made breakfast and quick bite items as well! 

Coffee at a Glance 

River Road Coffee & Popsicle
Ossorio Bakery & Cafe
Organic Girly 
Cafe De Paris

Dining in Cocoa Village 

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Cryderman's Barbeque

To explore Cocoa Village is to taste it! There is so much incredible food in Cocoa Village you’ll need to come back to experience it all. OR you could take a Village Food Tour where an expert foodie will take you from restaurant to restaurant to sample the best of The Village. It’s not only a food tour, it’s also a walking history tour of one of the Space Coast’s first settlements. It’s an incredible experience you will not regret booking! If you’d like to discover the flavors of Cocoa Village on your own, check out these local eateries. 

Forget Something? 

The Village General Store has tons of local items and grab’n’go options as well as a few things you may have forgotten at the grocery store but need to bring back to the Vaction Rental to round out your meal. The Sunshine Shop is stocked with local sauces, salsas and more for a fun picnic snack in the park! The Alley, has amazing apparel and decor to sift through, but tucked in the corner you’ll also find toothpaste, OTC medications, sunscreen and other toiletries you may have forgotten back home. It’s good to know someone’s got your back in Cocoa Village! 

Breweries and Bars

There’s always an opportunity to enjoy a cold one in Cocoa Village. With the highest concentration of breweries on the Space Coast, some of the most fun bars and incredible, innovative wine rooms your favorite tipple is just a trip down Brevard Ave. 

Breweries

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Dirty Oar Beer Company

  • Dirty Oar Beer Company | Innovative craft beer, pet friendly and features a solid rotation of some of the best food trucks the Space Coast has to offer. 
  • Bugnutty Brewing Company | Giant taproom complete with creative craft brews and pub menu for delightful pairings. 

Bars & Taprooms 

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The Village Idiot Pub

  • Village Idiot Pub | Live Music, tons of local brews on tap, and ambiance you’ll drink to! 
  • George & Dragon English Tavern | A lively tavern featuring music nightly, cigar bar and the first stop for the Double Decker Big Red Bus! 
  • Blind Lion | Upstairs Jazz club featuring cool jazz weekly. 

Wine Bars

Rebellion Wine Bar
Rebellion Wine Bar

  • The Wine Lady | Charcuterie in the cooler, daily wine tastings, amazing selection of bottles! 
  • Rebellion Wine Bar | Trendy spot with incredible wines and a rebeliously amazing tapas & small plates menu.
  • D’Vine Wine Garden | Located inside the Village Bier Garten Village for the winos who would rather sip than swig.
  • Keep it Local Brevard Wine Bar & Eatery | Off the beaten path spot with an amazing patio, fine wines and hand-crafted small plates.

Go Shopping

You’ll absolutely want to go shopping in Cocoa Village. Find the perfect souvenir in artisan boutiques filled with local art, coastal decor, and local items perfect to bring back home or back to the hotel for a snack when you head east to the beach! 

Get a sneak peak at all the shops in Cocoa Village

 

Check the Event Schedule 

Spring Craft Fair
Cocoa Village Spring Craft Fair

Cocoa Village is home to Riverfront Park, one of the best event venues on the Space Coast. The outdoor amphitheater hosts concerts from all sorts of local and nationally acclaimed artists, food festivals, brewer’s bashes, craft fairs, and more. Check the calendar to see what fun awaits your next Cocoa Village excursion. 

Historic Cocoa Village Event Calendar

A Night Out in Cocoa Village

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The Historic Cocoa Village Playhouse

A Cocoa Village experience must include a night out. Between all the live music and great spots to drink and dine, it's a great way to cap off a night on the mainland. Axe Throwing at Stumpys Hatchet House is always fun for groups large and small, and if you've got a creative bunch, head over to Painting With A Twist. Here you can grab a bottle of wine at any of the wine shops in town or a growler from the breweries to enjoy while you create a coastal masterpiece.  If you're looking for something to get dressed up for, a trip to the Cocoa Village Playhouse is necessary. This historic playhouse has been delighting audiences for nearly a century.  With original productions, touring broadway shows, ballets, symphonies, and showings of cult classics, the playbill is always worth checking out.  

Cocoa Village Playhouse Performace Schedule 

Historic Cocoa Village is one of the Space Coast's best-kept secrets. If you’re looking for incredible food, unforgettable drinks, and fun events, shows & festivals to partake in, this historic town west of Cocoa Beach is a true delight!  Don’t miss it on your Space Coast getaway. 

 

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