THINGS TO DO: Brevard Cultural Alliance Highlights Some of Brevard’s Entertainment Best Bets!
By Space Coast Daily // October 22, 2022
Brevard's most popular event, Space Coast State Fair offers pay-one-price special every day
November 4-20: Space Coast State Fair
The 36th annual Space Coast State Fair, Brevard’s largest and most popular annual family event, is set for November 4-20 at Space Coast Daily Park in Viera.
The fair offers a tremendous Pay-One-Price value every day and night – pay just $25 (Tuesdays – Thursdays) or $30 (Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays) at the gate, and all unlimited rides and shows are included from open to close.
A special VIP FAST-PASS will be available for $10 more, which includes all the rides and allows the VIP to enter rides at the FAST-PASS, avoiding the regular lines at the rides. Loved by thousands of Central Floridians, come and see why the Space Coast State Fair is a must-see tradition on Florida’s Space Coast. For more info, click here.
Thru October 23: Nightmare on Foggy Bluff at Green Gables
Announcing perhaps the best Foggy Bluff ever! This year Green Gables’ October Halloween event will be a real scream! Walk a winding path through your worst nightmare. Encounter menacing creatures in the most diabolical dream-like scenes. There will be no escaping the terrors that lurk in the shadows on the grounds of Foggy Bluff! For more info, click here.
October 20-23: Hot Pink presents Queen at the Historic Cocoa Village Playhouse
Hot Pink returns to the Playhouse stage exclusively for one weekend only to present Queen! This popular band, featuring lead singer James Spiva, brings you the music of one of the most legendary and electrifying rock bands of all time. For more info, click here.
October 20: Navigating the World of Immersive Technology with Annie Eaton at Groundswell Startups
Groundswell Startups presents a special event on October 20 on Navigating the World of Immersive Technology with the CEO of Futurus Annie Eaton. Learn about the differences between augmented and virtual reality, their capabilities, and limitations, examine how Futurus bootstrapped as a tech company and explore leadership pillars that are integral to an innovative work environment. For more info, click here.
October 21: Killer Queen at the King Center
Singer Patrick Myers is an absolute dead ringer for the legendary Freddie Mercury (both visually and vocally), resulting in a live concert experience that is second only to catching an ’80s-era Queen performance. Formed back in June of 1993, Killer Queen quickly became incredibly popular in their native England. For more info, click here.
October 21: Friday Fest in Downtown Cocoa Beach
Join Cocoa Beach Main Street on Friday evening from 6-10 pm, on Minutemen Causeway. Friday Fest is a fun way to explore local businesses and vendors while listening to some amazing live music. It’s free and family-friendly. Enjoy a live band, DJ, dancing in the street, food trucks, local artisan vendors showcasing their unique crafts, Captain Red face paints and makes balloon animals, then you can have a cool one at the beer/wine tent. For more info, click here.
October 21-30: The Rocky Horror Show Live at Titusville Playhouse
The Rocky Horror Show is better than ever – live on stage at the Shuler Tent! Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show, a musical that inspired the 1975 classic cult film, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, follows innocent couple Brad and Janet as they seek shelter at a mysterious old castle on a dark and stormy night, where they encounter transvestite Dr. Frank N Furter, his “perfect” creation Rocky, and an assortment of other crazy creatures. For more info, click here.
October 15 & 16: Boo at the Zoo at Brevard Zoo
This family-favorite Halloween activity returns! Visit every Saturday and Sunday in October for Halloween fun! Trick or treat at treat stations, enjoy Halloween-themed decorations, take advantage of photo opportunities, listen to spooktacular music, watch special performances, meet costumed characters, participate in activities, visit your favorite Zoo animals and more! Showtimes will be at 10:30 am, 12 pm and 1:30 pm. Costumes are encouraged! For more info, click here.
October 22: Trick-or-Treat in Downtown Melbourne
Happy Halloween from Melbourne Main Street! Families and kids, dress in your favorite costume and come trick or treating in Downtown Melbourne. Participating merchants will have a “Treat Stop” sign in their windows, indicating that they are participating in the event and that they will have a treat for the kids, either inside or outside their doors. This event is free and open to the public. For more info, click here.
October 22: Fearless Improv Brigade: Scared Silly at Surfside Playhouse
Surfside Players invites to join in on the Halloween fun with a new show from their Fearless Improv Brigade. There’s plenty of goosebumps to go around between the continuous rounds of laughter as the Brigade brings a seasonally inspired night of improv comedy. For more info, click here.
October 22: Classic Albums Live: Billy Joel – The Stranger at the King Center
Classic Albums Live takes classic albums and performs them live, on stage – note for note, cut for cut – using the great musicians. Classic Albums Live has become the ultimate destination for music lovers wanting to hear the greatest albums performed live, without all the gimmickry and cheesy impersonations. Classic Albums Live has defined itself as a mainstay in performing arts centers across North America. For more info, click here.
October 26 & 27: Melbourne Community Orchestra: Suites & Treats Concert at Melbourne Auditorium
MCO proudly presents two nights of spooky orchestral suites that are sure to be a treat! Audiences will be treated to Night on Bald Mountain, the Grieg March of the Dwarfs, the famous Swan Lake motif, overtures about fairies and the haunting Once Upon a Midnight Grimm! And we’ll be creepin’ it real till the very end with a fang-tastic finale featuring Michael Jackson’s iconic song, Thriller. For more info, click here.
Thru October 30: Jekyll & Hyde at the Henegar Center
The epic struggle between good and evil comes to life on stage in the musical phenomenon, Jekyll & Hyde. An evocative tale of two men – one, a doctor, passionate and romantic; the other, a terrifying madman. A devoted man of science is driven to find a chemical breakthrough that can solve some of mankind’s most challenging medical dilemmas and unleashes his inner demons. For more info, click here.
Thru November 13: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde at Melbourne Civic Theatre
A new and shocking version of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale of depravity, lust, love and horror. On the fog-bound streets of Victorian-era London, Henry Jekyll’s experiments with exotic “powders and tinctures” have brought forth his other self-Edward Hyde, a sensualist and villain free to commit the sins Jekyll is too civilized to comprehend. The two sides battle each other in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse to determine who shall be the master and who his slave. For more info, click here.