Happy Cinco de Mayo (and a belated happy Star Wars “May the 4th be with you!” day)! As usual, there’s tons of happening things to do in Brevard County this weekend. Check out our calendar for a more thorough list of events. All the highlights follow.
Things to do in Brevard that are happening all weekend long:
Runaway Country Music Festival
Wickham Park, Melbourne
Featuring artists like Kellie Pickler, Big & Rich, Alan Jackson, Randy Travis and more!Ticket prices vary.
Starting at around $80.
Indian River Festival
1 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Sand Point Park, Titusville
Duck race, kayak fun float and kids’ fishing contest, as well as other rides and entertainment.
All-inclusive wristband: $10-$12
Relay for Life of Melbourne
2 p.m. Sat. until 8 p.m. Sun.
West Shore Jr./Sr. High School, Melbourne
All-night event to celebrate, remember and support families affected by cancer. Live music by Monday’s Mona Lisa and more.
Things to do in Brevard that are happening this Sat. May 5.
Cinco de Mayo Fiesta
12 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Broken Barrel Tavern, Palm Bay
Live entertainment, food and drink specials, indoors and out!
Bring your appetite.
Health and Wellness Expo
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Viera Regional Community Center
Hosted by Brevard County Parks and Recreation. Spotlights health and wellness products and services.
Free family event.
“Run for the Roses” Kentucky Derby Party (Fundraiser)
4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Historic Pritchard House, Titusville
Watch the race on a big screen, sip mint juleps, participate in a silent auction and more.
Tickets are $30 at the door.
Waterfest Kick-off Event
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Goode Park, Palm Bay
Live music, food, complimentary kayak rentals and paddleboat demonstrations, aquatic “touch tanks” and more.
Free and open to the public.
Things to do in Brevard that are happening this Sun. May 6
Motorcycle Ride to Benefit the Family of Deputy Barbara Pill
Starts at 8 a.m.
Geoff Bodine’s Honda, Melbourne
Live music and free refreshments. Proceeds to benefit the Pill family.
Have a great weekend, Brevard Happening readers! And remember, if you can’t think of things to do in Brevard, check out our comprehensive calendar and regular weekly posts.