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					EXPERIENCING THE ARTS
IN BREVARD COUNTY                                                                 CULTURE
CULTURAL FACILITIES
BREVARD COUNTY ARTS, HERITAGE, AND ENTERTAINMENT FACILITIES

                                              Type                          Location

Kennedy Space Center Gallery                  Museum                        Cape Canaveral
BCC Planetarium                               Planetarium                   Cocoa
East Coast Surfing Hall of Fame Museum        Museum                        Cocoa Beach
Enchanted Forest Environmental Center         Educational Center            Merritt Island
Brevard Museum of Art and Science             Museum                        Melbourne
Brevard Zoo                                   Zoo and Educational Center    Viera

FESTIVALS
BREVARD COUNTY ARTS, HERITAGE AND ENTERTAINMENT FESTIVALS

                                                                    Estimated     When Event is Held
                                                                   Participants

                           MONTHLY
Friday Fest                                                                               2nd Friday
Jazz Friday                                                                                1st Friday
                                                                                          st.
Music in the Park                                                                        1 Sunday
Titusville Nights Street party                                                            1st. Friday
                             YEARLY
Fellsmere Frog Festival                                               65,000                January
Heritage Festival                                                      3,000                January
Indialantic Art Show                                                Unknown                 January
Grand Prix                                                               400               February
Grant Seafood Festival                                                75,000               February
India Fest                                                             6,500               February
Jumbalaya Jam                                                         30,000               February
MardiGras                                                             25,000               February
Moore Heritage Festival of the Arts and Humanities                  Unknown                February
Snow Fest                                                              2,500               February
Indialantic Craft Show                                              Unknown                  March
Jewish Festival                                                        3,000                 March
Palm Bay Artfest                                                       3,000                 March
Pelican Island Wildlife Festival                                       6,000                 March
Ron Jon Easter Surfing Festival                                     Unknown                  March
St. Katherine’s Greek Festival                                        10,000                  March
SeaFest                                                               70,000                 March
South Brevard Strawberry Festival                                   Unknown                  March
Spring Craft Fair, Cocoa Village                                       2,000                 March
Street Painting Festival                                               3,000                 March
TICO Warbird Air Show                                                 40,000                 March
Annual Indian River Festival                                          31,000                   April
Annual Youth Music Festival                                              600                   April
Big Squeeze Juice Festival                                            30,000                   April
Earth Day Family Fun Festival                                            800                   April
Gallery Walk                                                             600                   April
Indian River Festival                                                 50,000                   April
Melbourne Art Festival                                                50,000                   April
VSA Arts Festival                                                       1,033                  April


2006 COMMUNITY MEASURES FOR CULTURE                                                          PAGE 1A
EXPERIENCING THE ARTS
IN BREVARD COUNTY                                                                         CULTURE
                                                                            Estimated     When Event is Held
                                                                           Participants

Annual Beach Fest and Military Beach Sports Championship                      75,000                    May
Cinco De Mayo                                                               Unknown                     May
Founder’s Day Art & Craft Show                                                 5,000                    May
Miss Latina Pageant & Festival                                                   500                    May
9th Annual Art of Harleys                                                      2,500                    May
RCT Fiesta-A Celebration of the performing Arts for Kids                         500                    May
Summer Craft Fair                                                             17,000                    May
Juneteenth-Celebrating Diversity Through The Arts                                500                   June
Steve Miller memorial Blues Bash                                            Unknown                  August
Teen Fest                                                                       1800                 August
American Heritage Festival                                                  Unknown               September
Family Salsa Festival                                                       Unknown               September
Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival                                        400              September
NKF Surf Festival                                                             90,000              September
Annual Downtown Melbourne Fall Art & Craft Festival                           25,000                October
Annual Fall Craft Fair                                                        35,000                October
Art and Wine Food Fest                                                      Unknown                 October
Boo at the Zoo                                                              Unknown                 October
Caribbean Festival                                                              3500                October
CrackerFest                                                                      800                October
E.A.R.T.H. Awareness Youth Music & Arts                                        1,500                October
Fall Art and Craft Festival                                                 Unknown                 October
Fall Arts & Craft Fair                                                      Unknown                 October
Historic Cocoa Village Fall Craft and Fair                                    35,000                October
Indialantic Craft Show                                                      Unknown                 October
Octoberfest & Street Party                                                     5,000                October
Polish/American Festival                                                       1,400                October
Pumpkins In The Park: 5K Run/Walk and Festival                                 3,000                October
Space Coast Jazz and Blues Festival                                         Unknown                 October
Space Coast Octoberfest                                                       40,000                October
ArtWorks of Eau Gallie Seventh Annual Fine Arts Festival                      10,000              November
Festival of Trees                                                              6,000              November
Fox Lake Christmas Festival of Crafts                                         10,000              November
Gallery Walk, Cocoa Village                                                      800              November
Indian Harbour Beach City Arts and Craft Show                                    300              November
Jewish Film Festival                                                             200              November
Moonlight Stroll                                                                 500              November
Native Heritage Gathering-Pow Wow                                              1,500              November
Space Coast Art Festival                                                      60,000              November
Space Coast Birding & Wildlife Festival                                        2,000              November
Space Coast State Fair                                                      Unknown               November
Veteran’s Day Festival                                                      Unknown               November
First Nights Cocoa                                                          Unknown               December
First Night Cocoa                                                           Unknown               December
Holiday Craft Fair, Cocoa Village                                             22,000              December
Holiday Nights at the Zoo                                                   Unknown               December

Brevard County offers a wide variety of arts and cultural facilities. Close t one million people
participate in Brevard’s 75 annual festivals. There are eight festivals that bring in 50,000 or more
people each year.
Data Sources:   Brevard Cultural Alliance, 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Bldg. C-30, Viera, FL 32940
                Contact: Sherry Burklew, Phone: (321 690) 6817, Fax: (321) 690-6818,
                Email: burklews@artsbrevard.org
                Florida Today Newspaper - The Fact Book February 26, 2005 Edition              Updated 2/28/05
2006 COMMUNITY MEASURES FOR CULTURE                                                                  PAGE 1B