Fun Florida Events Close to Melbourne

When you live at The Waters in Melbourne Beach, FL, you can look forward to visiting the Brevard Zoo, as well as local parks and museums. In addition, throughout the year the community hosts events such as these below.

Melbourne Friday Fest

On the second Friday of every month from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., downtown Melbourne is the scene of a fun party called Friday Fest. You can park free at City Hall, and then browse through vendors and shops on Main Street while listening to live music. Bring the children because the event will include a Kids Zone and pedal cars. Food trucks will be available for either a snack or meal.

Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

While Orlando is 70 miles from Melbourne, it’s worth a trip there to go to the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, scheduled for August 30 through November 12. It’s quite a grand extravaganza, offering a sublime gastronomic trip around the world. Aside from the food, the gala provides stellar entertainment that will make it most memorable.

Food and Wine Festival

Mark your calendars for November 19, when the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival will be held. It’s a great opportunity to soak up local culture while nibbling on delectables, watching cooking competitions and enjoying entertainment. Tickets for the food and wine sampling are approximately $75; however, no fee is charged for attending and taking in the lively atmosphere. The hours are from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., and the location is historic downtown Melbourne.

For more information, call (321) 723-4139 or email The The address is 2730 South A1A in Melbourne Beach, FL.