Fourth of July Events in Melbourne, FL | Things To Do in Brevard County, FL | Carolyn Smith, Realtor

Posted on: June 27, 2012

Carolyn Smith, Realtor – Things To Do in Brevard County, FL: Fourth of July Events in Melbourne, Florida

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Check out all the great Fourth of July events in Melbourne, FL!

Just one week until Fourth of July, and there’s no better way to celebrate Independence Day than with fireworks, parades, baseball games, barbecues, fairs, and music. Here in Brevard County, Florida, we are fortunate to be able to celebrate America’s independence with so many of these great, outdoor activities! Read on for Fourth of July events scheduled in and around Melbourne, Florida and Brevard County!

Firecracker 5K, Downtown Melbourne – This race will start at 7:00 am with the ringing of a replica of America’s Liberty Bell! This is a 3.1 mile race that kicks off the Running Zone’s race series. All levels of runners and walkers welcome; funds raised go to Honor America and Space Coast Therapy Dogs. Entry fee is $28 or $31 on the day of the event. There will also be a free Li’l Firecracker Kids Run. All finishers will receive an American flag, post-race breakfast, and chance to win an Apple iPad! More information available here: Firecracker 5K

Independence Day Parade, Downtown Melbourne – Show your patriotism and begin your day with a traditional Fourth of July Parade! The parade will begin at 10:00 am near the railroad tracks in historic Downtown Melbourne, Florida, and continue westward along New Haven, towards the Liberty Bell Museum. This event is free! Remember to wear your red, white, and blue!

Fourth of July Craft Fair, Downtown Melbourne – Local artists and crafters will be displaying a large selection of their talents and works for sale. This event will be held at Military Memorial Park on Oak Street in Melbourne, Florida. The Fourth of July Craft Fair will be open from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm and is free to attend!

Splashes and Sparks Independence Day Celebration, Palm Bay – Fun for the whole family, this event will feature live music and performances, a Kid’s Patriotic Bike Parade, water slides, bounce houses, face painting, food vendors, and more. The night will conclude with fireworks at 9:15 pm. This event will be held at the BCC Palm Bay Campus Fairgrounds from 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm. Admission is free!

Brevard Manatees Baseball Game, Space Coast Stadium – Celebrate Fourth of July with a baseball game… America’s favorite pastime! The Brevard Manatees will play the Tampa Yankees at Space Coast Stadium in Viera, Florida. The game begins at 6:05 pm and will be followed by Fourth of July fireworks. Tickets are $7.00 for general admission or $5.00 for active and retired military (with ID). Purchase tickets in advance here: Brevard Manatees tickets

Brevard Symphony Orchestra July 4th Celebration, Cocoa Village – Enjoy a free concert from the Brevard Symphony Orchestra at Riverfront Park in Cocoa Village! The concert begins at 8:00 pm and will continue along with the Fourth of July fireworks display over the Indian River, which begins at 9:15 pm. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and arrive early to find a good spot. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Over the next few days I will be posting additional Fourth of July events and happenings in the Melbourne, FL and Brevard County, FL area, so bookmark this site and be sure to check back! Or better yet, just sign up to follow my blog, top left, “Email Subscription”, and receive updates automatically!

It’s going to be a great Fourth of July in Melbourne, FL this year! Brevard County really knows how to celebrate the Fourth of July by showing our patriotism with all of these great, fun, family events!

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