The following is a listing of fun things to do in Brevard County Florida. This directory covers locations such as Melbourne, Cocoa, Viera, Titusville, and Merritt Island. Only locations that appear to provide ongoing entertainment or popular attractions are listed below. Examples are local zoos, nature parks, museums, amusement parks, and shops. Listings here tend to provide family friendly recommendations for family vacation planning or for local residents looking for something fun to do in their area. You can also visit our Jobs in Brevard County directory that provides a comprehensive listing of legitimate Space Coast area employers.
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8225 N. Wickham Rd., Melbourne - 321.254.9453
Brevard Zoo is a world-class zoo that is a perfect attraction for all ages. For small children, the petting zone and water play area (toddler water park) will keep children occupied for hours on end. For all ages, activities exist such as animal encounters, kayaking, ziplining through the trees at Treetop Trek Aerial Adventures, feeding gentle giraffes, train rides, paddle boating, animal feedings, hands-on demonstrations and more.
Explore Things To Do At Brevard Zoo | Treetop Trek Aerial Adventures
Historic Cocoa Village is host to a number of shops, restaurants, attractions, and seasonal events such as Mardi Gras, Art and Craft Fairs, Music at the Gazebo (live concerts), Farmer's Market, and other events. Historic Cocoa village often has special activities associated with seasonal events such as Winter ice skating. Check their site for updates.
Historic Cocoa Village Events | Arts & Crafts Fair
Historic Downtown Melbourne offers an array of Gift Shops and Specialty Shops such as Christmas Cottage, Coins & Curiosity, Thrift Shop, Get Fired Up Pottery, Local Yokels General Store, Ki lwin's Chocolate Melbourne, Julie's British Shoppe Of Melbourne, Indian River Soap Co., and Giftique. There are also a number of restaurants and bars for those seeking the entertaining night life.
Historic Downtown Melbourne
10001 Wickham Road, Melbourne - 321.637.5521
Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands at Viera are a popular wetlands site for birders, photographers, and eco-tourists. The entire wetland system is accessible by automobile, making the site popular among those who find the rigors of hiking trails and summer temperatures daunting.
Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands at Viera
444 Columbia Boulevard, Titusville - 321.264.5192
Enchanted Forest located south of Titusville, FL, provides a serene atmosphere for nature walks, outdoor nature photography, nature hikes, enjoying the water garden, and picnics. There are frequent hands-on demonstrations, education, crafts, and activities for all ages. Check their site for more information regarding schedule and upcoming events.
5800 Stadium Parkway, Viera FL 321.633.9200
Space Coast Stadium periodically hosts various events. U.S. Specialty Sports Association will move its amateur sports operations from Kissimmee to Space Coast Stadium in Viera.
Space Coast Stadium
400 South Sykes Creek Pkwy, Merritt Island, FL 321.453.1776
The Veterans Memorial Center and Park is open from 8:30 a.m. till 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and noon to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. Call 321-453-1776 for assistance. A Veterans Service Officer is available from 9:00 a.m. till 12 Noon, Monday through Friday; the Officer can be reached at 321-453-1776. The most prominent aspects of the Center and Park are the Hall of Honor, the Auditorium and Meeting Rooms.
Brevard Veterans Memorial Center & Park
SR 405, Titusville - 321.452.2121
Kennedy Space Center provides tours and fun things to do such as standing under massive rockets, a shuttle launch experience, and meeting veteran astronauts. Other features include The Space Shop, Astronaut Memorial, Rocket Garden, and U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame. The "Plan Your Visit" link below is a great tool for planning a 4 to 6 hour visit and lets you indicate if you plan on bringing children or are visiting without children. It's highly recommended that you plan accordingly if you are bringing small children. Some tours can be too lengthy and less entertaining for children under 5 years old.
Kennedy Space Center | Explore Attactions | Buy Tickets to Kennedy Space Center
Pier - 401 Meade Avenue, Cocoa Beach - 321.783.7549
Cocoa Beach is comprised of Cocoa Beach Pier boardwalk, six miles of ocean beaches that include three oceanfront parks with restrooms, showers, picnic tables. Entertaining hot spots can be found including Mai Tiki Bar, Marlin's Bar & Grill, seafood bar, jazz clubs and beach-side cafes. There are tours of the Banana River Lagoon such as by kayak, as well as a 27-hole public golf course on the Banana River. Children's playgrounds, fishing, restaurants, surfing, and nightlife activities are also available.
Visiting Cocoa Beach | Cocoa Beach Pier | Cocoa Beach Pier Cam | Go Fishing - Pier Fishing
Port Canaveral has many popular restaurants such as Fishlips Bar & Grill. Activities for the family include Jetty Park, casino ships, observing rocket launches, fishing, sport fishing charters, amateur charter fishing boats, beaches, bike paths, campgrounds, fishing piers, public boating access and marinas offer an abundance of options. You can also take a cruise to exotic Caribbean destinations or take a day cruise aboard a casino ship.
Things To Do In Port Canaveral
Dolphin, Manatee River Tours departs from Sundance Marina 4399 U S Hwy 1 (Harbor City Blvd) 1/2 mile north of Post Rd. 25 passenger USCG inspected Luxury Tour Boat. Tours at 10 am, 1 pm, and 5 pm daily. Parties and Private Charters, Licensed Master Captain.
Dolphin & Manatee Sightseeing Tours
3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne - 321.242.2219
The Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts is a 2000 seat performing arts center offering the finest in Broadway, dance, opera, classical, popular and children's theatre. Art exhibits are featured monthly in the lobby gallery.
Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts
Brevard County Parks includes 108 parks, 3 campgrounds, 3 golf courses, 6 nature centers, 42 beach access sites, 13 school athletic sites, and more than 17,000 acres of Environmentally Endangered Lands sanctuaries and conservation areas. Their site provides information regarding contacts and events.
On Friday nights & Sunday afternoons public cruises are offered. During riverboat adventures, passengers are treated to good food, great music and world famous southern hospitality.
Indian River Queen
Brevard Zoo Adventures & Packages
624 Barnes Blvd, Rockledge, FL 32955 - 321.265.5867
Sky Zone Trampoline Park provides hours of high flying trampoline fun, climbing walls, obstacle courses, and more.
Sky Zone Trampoline Park
6729 Colonnade Ave Suite 130, Melbourne, FL 32940 - 321.948.8555
Urban Air Melbourne is the ultimate indoor playground for your entire family. This indoor playground has trampolines, video game play, climbing walls, climbing ropes, obstacle courses, battle beam, tubes playground, kids area for 7 years & under, drop zone, dodgeball, slam dunk basketball, runway tumbling, and apex trampolines. There are also weekly activities that include Jumperoo, Dodgeball Nights, and fitness classes.
Visit Urban Air Adventure Park Melbourne
1976 N. Wickham Rd. Melbourne - 321.253.4777
Fun Town is Brevard's largest indoor family fun center with activities for family's of all ages. Provides safe, fun and affordable entertainment with a focus on roller skating and laser tag. All features include Roller Skating, Laser Tag, Tot Play Area, Indoor Toddler Playground, Birthday Parties, Arcade & Prizes, Mini Bowling, Bounce Houses, and Tropical Cafe.
Fun Town Family Entertainment
3960 S. Babcock St., Melbourne - 321.956.6706
Andretti Thrill Park is a combination of family entertainment amusement park and kids arcade with a featured laser tag maze. On the outside, there is mini golf (18-Hole Miniature Golf), Go-Kart racing (5 Go-Kart Tracks), Batting Cages, Train Rides, Kiddie Rides, Playground, Wave Rave Paddle Boats, and Rock Climbing Wall. Inside is a large arcade, mini bowling and laser tag arena.
Andretti Thrill Park
1488 Aurora Rd., Melbourne - 321.242.0789
Galaxy Skateway is an indoor skating arena. Galaxy Skateway provides beginner through advanced roller skating lessons, has an arcade, food and refreshments.
Galaxy Skateway Roller Skating
1099 North Wickham Road, Melbourne - 321.242.BOWL (2695)
Brunswick has bowling, billiards, a video game arcade, food, and beverages.
Brunswick Bowling Harbour Lanes
200 West Drive, Melbourne - 321.724.8775
Whether you are a seasoned visitor or brand-new to On The Edge Rock Climbing Gym, there's never been a better time to visit. It seriously might change your life.
On The Edge Rock Climbing Gym
250 W. Cocoa Beach Cswy., Cocoa Beach - 321.783.7300
The Dinosaur Store & Adventure Zone sells museum quality fossils and minerals. It also has an Adventure Zone with Interactive, Hands On, Educational, Fun, Live Alligators and Reptiles, Fossil Dig, Indoors Rain or Shine.
Dinosaur Store & Adventure Zone
5270 N US Hwy 1 - Palm Shores, FL 32940 - 321.426.7480
Adventure HQ is an action-packed adventure playground that has climbing walls, obstacle course, bocce ball, shuffleboard, corn hole, darts, escape rooms, and billiards. The facility has a restaurant called The Backyard with a selection of appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, pizza, beer, wine, and soft drinks. Ninja Warrior Course - Test yourself against the clock and attempt your best time! With timer buttons at the end of each line, Ninja Adventurers can see their times displayed on a scoreboard. The Ninja Course at Adventure HQ consists of three lanes of obstacles that vary in difficulty. Visit Adventure HQ to learn more about the fun activities they offer.
Adventure HQ | Rock Climbing Gym | The Backyard Food Menu
Escape rooms are exciting team based activities where you can solve puzzles, look for clues, and accomplish tasks within a specified time limit. Escape rooms are fun for groups of friends and are an excellent activity for the whole family. Escape rooms are typically for ages 8 years and older. Depending on the theme, escape rooms are generally not scary for children. Choose your escape room location and sign up for your favorite theme.
5675 N Atlantic Ave Unit 113/114 - Cocoa Beach, FL 32931 - 321.373.2627
Escape Cocoa Beach is run by professional staff and the facility is well-maintained. During the time of this review there were four themes: Mystery of the Black Dahlia, 2325 Tremont St., Rocket Science, and Jail Break.
Escape Cocoa Beach
5270 N US Hwy 1, Palm Shores, FL 32940 - Phone: 321.241.4575 | 321.775.9781
321 Escape Rooms has partnered with Adventure HQ located in Palm Shores (Melbourne), Florida. The escape rooms offered during this review included The Heist, Hijacked at Sea, Escape in Space, Time Riders, and Quest for the Sword. 321 Escape Rooms in Palm Shores makes is an excellent choice because they are attached to the adventure park called Adventure HQ.
321 Escape Rooms | Book an Escape Room
Downtown: 604 E New Haven Ave - Phone: 321.914.4524 | West Melbourne: 630 S Wickham Rd, Suite 105 - Phone: 321.327.2991
Escape Room Entertainment has two locations and includes escape themes such as Christmas Treason, Escape from Story World, The Web Surfer, The Society, Sweet Shoppe, The Undead, Shipwrecked, and CSI: Homicide.
Escape Room Entertainment
3475 N Cocoa Blvd (US Hwy 1), Unit 2, Cocoa - 321.292.0762
Outlaw Pottery school and art gallery offers pottery classes for Space Coast visitors as well as locals. Vactioners can call to book a 2-Hour Play in the Clay experience for one to 5 people. Residents can register for a 10 week adult wheel-throwing or hand-building pottery class or a 5 week youth pottery class. Outlaw Pottery also features a pottery and art gallery where you can shop for stoneware handcrafted in Cocoa, FL, as well as art created by a variety of Southern artists.
Outlaw Pottery School and Art Gallery
2261 Town Center Ave., Suite 113, Viera - 321.634.5390
The Avenue Mall located in Viera, FL, provides a scenic outdoor experience with many stores, large screen movie theater, and restaurants such as AJ's Candy Castle, Art Gallery of Viera, Asian Too, Books-A-Million, Chili's, Ethan Allen, Melting Pot, Mimi's Cafe, Moe's Southwest Grill, Pizza Gallery & Grill, Rave Motion Pictures, Sports Authority, Thai Hana, and World Market.
The Avenue Viera Mall | Restaurants | Directory
1700 West New Haven Ave., Melbourne - 321.727.8062
Melbourne Square Mall
777 E. Merritt Island Cswy, Merritt Island - 321.452.3270
Merritt Square Mall
4835 W. Eau Gallie Blvd. Melbourne - 321.242.9124
The Super Flea is the is the largest open-air flea market on the Space Coast with over 900 booths. The Super Flea provides family oriented fun, free admission, free parking, and is pet friendly.
Super Flea and Farmers Market
The Avenue Mall, Viera - 321.775.1210
AMC Avenue is a new, top rated movie theater (large screen) that is located in The Avenue Mall at 2241 Town Centre Ave, Melbourne, FL.
AMC Avenue Showtimes
Merritt Square Mall, Merritt Island - 321.459.3760
Cobb Merritt Square 16 movie theater is located in Merritt Square Mall 777 East Merritt Island Causeway, Merritt Island, FL.
Cobb Merritt Square 16 Showtimes
4345 West New Haven Ave, Melbourne - 321.723.4143
Cinema World Melbourne Showtimes
1800 W. Hibiscus Blvd., Melbourne - 321.953.3388
Premiere Oaks 10 Showtimes
1024 Hwy A1A, Suite 136, Satellite Beach - 321.777.3778 / 321.777.3328
Satellite Beach Cinemas