Things to Do: Fourth of July
We’ve created a list of the most interesting things to do around Cocoa Beach this Friday–Tuesday. Whether you’re a couple or a crowd, we’ve got just the thing!
Smoke on the Water & Fire in the Sky
The Cove at Port Canaveral will be hosting the Fireworks over the Harbor on Sunday, July 2, 2017. To accompany the fireworks there will be a street party with food, drinks, live music and more. The fireworks display usually begins once the sun sets and it is dark enough outside. This event is free to the public, with $5 parking. The Fireworks in Port Canaveral draw in anywhere from 5,000 to 8,000 people.
Enjoy a show over the beach we know and love. Bring your chairs, blankets and some snacks to Fischer Park. Remember to leave nothing but footprints behind! Fireworks are expected to begin around 8:45-9:00 PM.
Come out to beautiful Riverfront Park to enjoy a FREE concert from the Brevard Symphony Orchestra as they play along with a fantastic fireworks display over the Indian River. The concert starts at 8pm and fireworks begin at 9:15pm. Remember to bring your lawn chairs or blankets and get here early to find a spot. Food and beverages will be available for sale at the park and admission is FREE!
SpaceX Falcon 9- Intelsat 35e- Rocket Launch
Monday, July 3, 2017
Kennedy Space Center- Launch site LC-39A
Head over to Kennedy Space Center to watch a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch the Intelsat 35e communications satellite. **Launch date and time is tentative and subject to change**
Skydive & Fireworks Spectacular – Melbourne, Fl.
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Claude Edge Front St. Park – 2210 Front St, Melbourne, FL 32901
The City of Melbourne’s 4th of July Celebration is one of the area’s most exciting and enticing regional events for thousands of residents, families and friends. The 2017 celebration features the Firecracker 5K and the Honor America 4th of July Parade, all leading up to the longest and most spectacular fireworks show in the area.
673 Dave Nisbet Dr. Port Canaveral, FL 32920 | 321.392.4125
Take an exciting helicopter tour right over Cocoa Beach! Take your loved ones on the adventure of a lifetime, Enjoy incredible views of Florida’s coastlines and classic landmarks from the birdseye perspective of a Robinson R-44 helicopter.
129 Manatee Lane Cocoa Beach FL, 32931 | 321-785-3244
Get your fill of the river’s natural beauty and wildlife. Rentals include Kayaks, Paddleboards, Jet Skis and Boat Rentals near Banana River.
900 N. Atlantic Avenue Cocoa Beach, Florida 32931 | 800-323-8413
For more things to do in the area, check out our blog: Summer Staycation Guide
There’s always something going on in and around this awesome beach town, take a look at our calendar for upcoming events and check back for updates!