Picks For Sweet Weekend On Space Coast

By  //  February 14, 2015

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This weekend marks Presidents, Valentine’s Day

The Brevard Zoo’s Grevy’s zebras will make their official debut on Valentine’s Day. (Brevard Zoo image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – This weekend marks both Presidents’ Day weekend and Valentine’s Day, so enjoy our coast and the three-day break with your honey.

Hopefully, we can make planning the perfect weekend a little easier with our Top Picks of things to do. The weekend kicks off with Fat Tuesday Fun in Downtown Historic Titusville.

The good times will roll with live zydeco music,King Cakes, and popped Mardi Gras Popcorn. Looking for something more romantic? Head south to Rockledge Gardens as they host Love in the Gardens! an evening of music, cocktails, chocolate, and flowers.

On Saturday, Brevard Zoo will debut their Gervy Zebras! Add in their Survival Weekend AND Zebra Zoom 3K, and the zoo is going to have a very busy weekend. 

The-Inn-at-Cocoa-Beach-180-1More of a foodie? Sign up for Kaiser University’s Sweetheart Dinner for Two Cooking Class where you’ll make all the preparations for a romantic dinner for two. Don’t want to pull out the pots and pans? Check out our list of restaurants serving up Valentine’s Day dinners and buffets.

Sunday and Monday will be filled with music. The Central Florida Winds Orchestra presents Movies, Musicals & Marchesa free concert with a repertoire of  music from the stage and screen.

On the same night,  Melbourne Chamber Society will host an evening of music with cellist Amit Peled and pianist Noreen Polera.  Jason Mraz and Raining Jane closes out the long weekend with a live performance at the King Center for the Performing Arts in Melbourne.

Plan the perfect date, below…


Top Pick: Friday Nite Live: Fat Friday

Top pick – Love in the Gardens!

Downtown Melbourne Friday Family Fest

Star Party

West Side Story (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday)


Top Pick – Gervy Zebra Debut and Sweetheart Serenade

Top Pick – Sweetheart Dinner for Two- KU Hands-on Cooking Class

Top Pick – Survival Weekend – Brevard Zoo

Valentine’s Day Cruise on the Indian River Queen

Gordon Lightfoot: 50 Years On The Carefree Highway Tour

Brevard Zoo’s Zebra Zoom 3K

Sweetheart Day – Eastern State Florida Planetarium

This is the House the Sams Built

Couples, Corks and Canvases


Top pick – Amit Peled and Noreen Polera

‘Movies, Musicals & Marches’

It Runs in the Family (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday)

Always a Bridesmaid (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday)


Top Pick – Jason Mraz & Raining Jane

Survival Weekend (continued from Friday)

For a full calendar of events visit: www.visitspacecoast.com/what-to-do/events/