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
USA Beach Running Championship: April 30, 2017
Pack your running great and register to participate in a 10K, half marathon, barefoot 10K or barefoot half marathon in Cocoa Beach. RunOnTheBeach.com
8thAnnual Thunder on Cocoa Beach: May 17 – 21, 2017
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. ThunderOnCocoaBeach.com
Cocoa Beach Uncorked: June 3 – 4, 2017
Sample selections from some of the area’s most celebrated chefs, restaurants and breweries with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. CocoaBeachUncorked.com
Smoke on the Water: July 2 – 4, 2017
See a spectacular three-day firework display for Independence Day hosted by three cities – Cocoa Beach, Port Canaveral, and Cocoa. Admission and parking are free for all events.
NKF Surf Fest: September 1 – 4, 2017
The National Kidney Foundation of Florida Surf Festival is the largest charitable, world-class surfing competition that takes place annually in Cocoa Beach. Expect professional and amateur surfers competing, as well as beach activities, entertainment like live music, and giveaways. NkfSurf.com
Cocoa Beach Art Show: November 24 – 26, 2017
Browse original artwork from local and national artists, listen to live music, and — if you have room — chow down on festival fare. CocoaBeachArtShow.com
Surfing Santas of Cocoa Beach: December 24, 2017
Get into the holiday spirit at this annual Cocoa Beach tradition featuring hundreds of surfers dressed up as Santa. SurfingSantas.org
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