Brevard’s Best Salsa To Be Chosen At ‘Fiesta Brevard’ Friday Night

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Brevard County’s nonprofit organizations will be showcased and Brevard’s best salsa will be chosen at the eleventh annual Fiesta Brevard on Friday, April 24 at the International Palms Resort in Cocoa Beach. (Cocoa Beach Chamber image)

Brevard County’s nonprofit organizations will be showcased and Brevard’s best salsa will be chosen at the eleventh annual Fiesta Brevard on Friday, April 24 at the International Palms Resort in Cocoa Beach. (Cocoa Beach Chamber image)

BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA — Brevard County’s nonprofit organizations will be showcased and Brevard’s best salsa will be chosen at the eleventh annual Fiesta Brevard on Friday, April 24 at the International Palms Resort in Cocoa Beach.

COCOA-BEACH-CHAMBER-SEAL-180The event will be from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over 30 organizations will feature information about their local community services, while guests and a panel of judges will taste and award Brevard’s Best Salsa 2015.

Sponsored by the Non-Profit Task Force Committee of the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce, over 30 organizations that serve children, families and seniors, and those that care for animals and promote community service are scheduled to participate.

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A percentage of the fee from each admission ticket sold is kept by the organization that sells it, providing an opportunity to also fundraise to help support each in their mission.

Along with information, each organization will offer a game or raffle item to engage guests.

Participants will be showing off their "Fiesta Hats" in the Fiesta Hat Parade & Contest.  The public is invited to decorate their own Fiesta hat and join in the parade and contest. Winners will be chosen for first, second and third place in adult and children divisions. (Fiesta Brevard image)

Participants will be showing off their “Fiesta Hats” in the Fiesta Hat Parade & Contest. The public is invited to decorate their own Fiesta hat and join in the parade and contest. Winners will be chosen for first, second and third place in adult and children divisions. (Fiesta Brevard image)

Fiesta Brevard also features live entertainment, including Latin music and dance performances, the annual Fiesta Hat Parade and contest, and a selection of food and beverages.

A coveted title among salsa chefs and aficionados is Brevard’s Best Salsa title.

Each year, local individuals, groups and restaurants compete in both People’s Choice and Judges’ Choice award categories.

Interested salsa competitors can contact the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber. Limited competitor space is available.

Admission is $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

Advance tickets can be purchased from any participating nonprofit organization.

Tickets are also available at the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce, 400 Fortenberry Road, Merritt Island.

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Each admission includes two food tickets. Additional food tickets can be purchased at the event and cash bars will be available, along with a craft beer and wine tent.

Raffle drawings include a Fiesta Treasure Basket valued at over $1,000, along with Visa Gift Cards, local merchant gift certificates and other prizes.

Grand Prize drawing tickets can be purchased from any participating nonprofit organization for $5 for one ticket or $20 for five.

For more information, visit or call the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce at 321-459-2200


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