Save the Date: Popular Annual Space Coast Events

Save the Date: Popular Annual Space Coast Events

Not only is Florida’s Space Coast the ideal place to visit for its sunny weather and delicious cuisine, but the events are endless. If you’re looking for things to do on the space coast, you’re in the right place!

Continue reading for some memorable space coast events. From regular live music to annual events and more, there’s always a good time to be had when visiting this unique Florida coastline area. There are also a couple of farmers markets for a local experience.

Space Coast Live Music

If you’re looking to socialize, sing, and dance, Florida’s space coast is the place for it! Several venues on the space coast regularly feature live music.

Live Bands at Fish Camp Grill

Head over to Fish Camp Grill in Cocoa Beach for live music any Thursday, Friday, or Saturday. Along with popular bands, this beachy restaurant features an open space, a bar, and a diverse food menu.

Fish Camp Grill’s music schedule.

Melbourne Municipal Band (MBB) at Melbourne Auditorium

The MMB is a 20-piece band that plays popular tunes from Broadway and Hollywood, patriotic songs, classical music, and more. They have a free monthly concert at the Melbourne Auditorium.

MBB’s concert schedule

Music at Bugnutty Brewing

You can enjoy live music about once a month at Bugnutty Brewing. This laid-back spot also serves up a variety of craft beers in a unique industrial setting.

Buggnutty’s music and events

Farmers Markets

Enjoy the space coast like a local and visit a farmers market. There are several markets where you can purchase local goods and enjoy other entertainment.

Downtown Melbourne Farmers Market

The Downtown Melbourne Farmers Market is located at Riverview Park. It features local crafters, a playground, and a picnic area. It’s pet and kid-friendly.

Days and times:
September through May 10 AM - 3 PM every Saturday
June through September 10 AM - 3 PM every 1st and 3rd Saturday

Viera Park Market

The Viera Park Market is located in Melbourne at Viera Regional Park. Visit this market for fresh foods, plants, baked goods, crafts, and more. There are also food trucks on site.

Days and times:
1st Friday of the month 4-8 PM

Titusville Open Air Market

The Titusville Open Air Market boasts homegrown, handmade, and farm-fresh goods. Enjoy local arts, crafts, and performing arts.

Days and times:
Tuesday and Saturday 9 AM to 1 PM

Annual and Special Events

From annual space coast events to special festivities, save the date for an unforgettable experience. From family-friendly festivals to activities for the grown-ups, there’s something fun for everyone!

Woodstock Pub Crawl: August 28th

The 5th annual Woodstock Pub Crawl in downtown Melbourne is inspired by the famous Woodstock Music Festival. Seven stops, each for one hour, feature live music and drinking. There’s also a costume contest for those who want to go all out and dress up.

Surf Festival: September 4th-6th

One of the most long-lasting space coast events is the National Kidney Foundation’s annual Surf Festival. This is its 36th year of showcasing some of the best surfers while they compete on the waves.

Green Gables Art Festival: September 12th

Visit the historic Green Gables for a community art show, the Green Gables Art Festival. The event offers food trucks, music, and free admission.

Cocoa Reggae & Rum Festival: September 24th

Enjoy rum, reggae, and food at the annual Cocoa Reggae & Rum Festival. This entertaining event is held at the Cocoa Riverfront Amphitheater.

Harvest Craft Fair & Festival: September 25th

The 3rd annual Harvest Craft Fair & Festival offers free admission and various crafts. This day festival is the ideal family-friendly event.

Space Coast Art Festival: October 16th

This annual fine arts festival is located in Brevard County at The Avenue Viera. The Space Coast Art Festival is free to attend and family-friendly. Explore a range of local merchants, national retailers, and specialty restaurants.

Fall Melbourne Art & Craft Expo: October 23rd & 24th

Celebrate arts and crafts with hundreds of creativity booths at the Fall Melbourne Art & Craft Expo. Admission is free and there’s live music, food, adult drinks, and entertainment for children.

Downtown Melbourne Food & Wine Festival: November 13th

Wine, beer, and cuisine is provided from some of the most noteworthy space coast restaurants at the Food & Wine Festival. This annual event is held in historic downtown Melbourne.

Enjoy this slice of paradise in Florida with events happening just about every day of the week! For more space coast fun, check out our area guide.

If you’re looking for accommodations for your time on the coast, check out some of the top hotels.

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