Welcome, December. It’s the time of year where there seem to be not enough hours in the day to complete our holiday to-do lists. Reduce your stress by taking a break and doing something fun with your loved ones. We enjoy the holiday season, and there are some fun events in Melbourne in December. There are farmer’s markets, parades, carriage rides to see the holiday decorations, and much more. Here are a few events that sound like fun:
Downtown Melbourne Farmers Market at Riverview Park
December 11th & 18th @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
See the fresh local foods, bakery, specialty foods, food trucks, local artisans & crafters in abundance on December 11 & 18th. In addition, you can enjoy shopping in our pet-friendly park, huge playground, green space, river views, outdoor shopping & eating.
29th Annual Melbourne Light Parade
December 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
1300 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 1300 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd., Melbourne, FL
The Melbourne Light Parade is a lighted night street parade bringing Businesses, Community Groups, Churches, Schools, and more together to celebrate the joys and wonders of the Holiday Season; The Melbourne Light Parade helps the less fortunate families in Brevard County. We ask that spectators bring a new unwrapped toy, nonperishable food item, or bag of dog or cat food with them. These gifts will be collected on the first float.
Space Coast Light Fest Carriage Rides, Wickham Park Melbourne, FL
December, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays @ 6:15 pm – 8:45 pm
The Space Coast Light Fest is a community event run by the youth and volunteers of the Boy Scouts of America in the Central Florida Council. Enjoy some Christmas magic as you ride through the beautiful lights on a private carriage ride for up to four adults or two adults and three children. It is a family-oriented celebration featuring shimmering lights and dazzling animated displays. Please visit this link for more information and to purchase tickets.