Top Upcoming Events in Cocoa Beach
Cocoa Beach has plenty for all ages to enjoy and makes for a great beach getaway in Florida. Looking to attend events in Cocoa Beach while visiting? Whether you’re just passing through or looking for a weekend getaway, you’ll be sure to find something fun to do. Cocoa Beach and the surrounding area is filled with an abundance of artists, actors and cultural offerings providing a variety of fantastic events and special happenings all year long.
Save the date for these top upcoming events in Cocoa Beach. From food to family-fun events and Space Coast launches, Cocoa Beach has events year-round that celebrate what you love. Use the calendar below to plan events to attend when you visit Cocoa Beach.
Rocket Launches: Various Dates
With more launches happening than ever before, now is the time to witness a marvel. Join this new era of space discovery and see the full launch schedule at SpaceCoastLaunches.com
Time for fun in the sun at Ron Jon’s Beach ‘N Boards Fest! This event is the nation’s premiere active lifestyle event that takes place in Cocoa Beach. There will be live music and pretty much any and every type of boarding sport at this event. Beach ‘N Boards Fest is a great event for all ages and all interest. Kick off spring a little early and enjoy a long weekend spending it at the beach.
This annual event at the Orlando Melbourne International Airport is a must-see event! The whole family will love watching performers soar across the airfield as well as static aircraft displays over the two-day event. You will also get to experience the thrilling flyovers by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, as well as a photo pit.
For the past 41 years, the Valiant Air Command has hosted this airshow. Known for its busy and fast paced program with a mix of historic warbirds, modern jets, and aerobatic teams. It’s a can’t-miss event. You can even ride in one of the many aircrafts taking flight before and after the daily flying programs.
Cocoa Beach Uncorked celebrates the areas’ most celebrated chefs, restaurants, and breweries while serving up an 180-degree Atlantic Ocean views artfully blending local chef rock stars with national brand partners offering tastes and sips to please every palate.
Watch world famous race teams race through the waters of the Atlantic Ocean at speeds close to 200 mph. Thunder On Cocoa Beach is the loudest, fastest boat race in Florida, and this year’s race features more world class race teams than even before. Bring the whole family out for five days and nights of race action including race parties, concerts, and chances to see the awesome race boats up close and to meet the teams that make it happen.
Smoke on the Water: July 2 – 4, 2018
Celebrate the Fourth of July with three nights of celebrations on Florida’s Space Coast! The Smoke on the Water’s festivities take place over three days at three excellent and different locations. Here’s a quick and easy breakdown:
July 2: The Cove at Port Canaveral. Fireworks to be fired over the harbor.
July 3: Cocoa Beach. Fireworks over the great blue expanse of the Atlantic Ocean, a stunning sight.
July 4: Riverfront Park at Cocoa Village. Fireworks to be over the Indian River Lagoon.