The Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival

Each year Brevard County plays host to the Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival (MIFF). It’s a booming scene of ‘who’s who’ in the realm of Florida Filmmaking but it also opens its doors to filmmakers from around the world. The theme ‘Get Inspired!’ is what’s driving this year’s festival aura.

 

Terry Cronin

Founder Terry Cronin started the MIFF, […]

Featured Profile: Derek Gores Gallery

Derek Gores Gallery is an urban-chic contemporary art space in the heart of the Eau Gallie Arts District. With industrial high ceilings and vintage made-in-Brevard brick walls, the space oozes cool, with a pinch of history and several doses of Right Now. Gores’ art career track has continued to climb with his collage artwork made […]

Interactive Festival Fun

Get Your Art On at Art & Algorithms in Titusville

Art & Algorithms, October 11-16, in Titusville, is in its 4th year. It’s a very different arts festival and continues to bring the community surprising hands-on experiences in digital art exhibits.  Some people ask, “What’s an algorithm?” That’s easy—an algorithm is, in simple terms, a set […]

Historic Cocoa Village

FEATURED COMMUNITY: Historic Cocoa Village
Culture, Dining and Shopping at Heart of Revitalization
by Josh Field
OVERVIEW

Notwithstanding all the recent commercial and residential development in Brevard County, “new” doesn’t always imply “improved” or “better.” In fact, one of the oldest communities in the area is experiencing an exciting resurgence of culture and business, which only adds to the […]

Spring Into Magic

Now is an excellent time to visit the Walt Disney World Resort, with special events like the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival and the 2016 Garden Rocks Concert Series at Epcot. At the same time, you can experience the many new offerings at the significantly expanded and enhanced Disney Springs, formerly known as Downtown […]

Uncorked Art

Painting with a Twist Melbourne is not your average art studio.  Now open in downtown Melbourne, this fun and unique art studio offers a one-of-a-kind experience. Gather your friends, bring your own wine (or beverage), and get ready to create your very own masterpiece during an instructional art session.
Local artists will guide you step by […]

The Fresh Pick

Holland Family Farm is a family owned and operated blueberry farm nestled on 13 acres in Mims. Since 2008 the farm has opened its field to visitors during the U-pick season.

The Golden Anniversary of a Treasured Gem

The 2014-2015 season marks the 50th anniversary of Titusville Playhouse, lnc. (TPI). The theater’s golden anniversary celebrates its growth from humble beginnings to a beloved community fixture.

Magic in the Air

Dr. Dan the Magic Man, owner of Magic Dove Magic Shop in downtown Cocoa Village, has been practicing magic since before he could remember.

Maitland Art Center

Set in the middle of busy Central Florida is a historic, aesthetic gem that is considered by many as a “best kept” hidden treasure in Maitland.

Day In the Life: Penny Flaherty

Penny Flaherty runs a tight ship. She has many titles, but she is best known as, “The Boat Lady.” As founder of both Island Boat Lines and the Indian River Queen, Penny handles all of the sales and marketing, as well as the Queen’s events and onsite weddings.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve on the Space Coast!

Ring in the New Year with your friends and family at one of these Brevard New Year’s Eve celebrations! We hope all of you have a safe and wonderful New Year!

Brevard County’s New Year’s Eve Events – All events take place on December 31

 
Noon Year’s Eve
Brevard Zoo, 8225 N. Wickham Rd., Melbourne

11 a.m. Join […]

Holiday Cheer on the Space Coast

There’s no place like home for the holidays and this year, the Space Coast has several events ready to get you in the spirit! Round up your friends and family and mark your calendar today for these holiday festivities.

“A Wonderful Life”
December 5 – 21
The Henegar Center for the Arts, 625 E. New Haven Ave. #119, […]

A Sport for Life

When Milos Vasovic was just a young boy growing up in Serbia, he came face to face with his future one day in the city square. “I saw this big tennis banner when I was walking with my mom,” he recalls. “And I said ‘I want to try that. I want to play tennis.’”

Brevard Zoo Offers Free Admission to Veterans on Veterans Day

Brevard Zoo will offer free admission to military veterans and active-duty service members Tuesday, November 11.

Celebrate Fall on the Space Coast

Fall is upon us and that means seasonal events are starting to take place. From pumpkin patches to fall festivals and Halloween haunts, the Space Coast has something for everyone this month. Explore the Space Coast’s beauty, culture and family fun this fall.

Pumpkin Patch
October 6 – 31
Church at Viera, 9005 N. Wickham Road, Viera
Monday through […]

Celebrate Grandparents Day at the Brevard Zoo

Brevard Zoo offers free admission
for grandparents on Grandparents Day
Brevard Zoo is offering free admission to all grandparents on Grandparents Day, which is Sunday, September 7. The free admission for grandparents is made possible in part by sponsors Hidden Potentials Tutoring and Courtney & Braswell Team of VALIC Financial Advisors. Fun activities await families at the […]

$5 Admission Day at Brevard Zoo

The Brevard Zoo invites central Florida residents to take advantage of a $5 admission day into the zoo on Friday, August 15 to enjoy one final wild adventure before summer ends and the kids go back to school the following week at many public school systems in Brevard County and surrounding counties. The $5 day […]

Brevard Zoo offers Free Teacher Admission

Brevard Zoo offers free teacher admission
July 12 through August 10
Brevard Zoo wants to show its appreciation for teachers before class is back in session. As a summertime treat, the zoo is offering Florida Certified Teachers from Brevard, Indian River, Volusia, Seminole, Orange and Osceola counties, grades K-12, one complimentary daytime zoo admission from July 12 […]

Bird’s Eye View

Get a breathtaking view of Port Canaveral and the surrounding area from the Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral. The tower contains seven floors of exhibits and interactive play including historical exhibits on the area, from the first settlers to the 21st century space program. In addition to exhibition space spread throughout the building, the center […]