Whether you are a local, a first-time visitor, or a lover of Melbourne who loves to pop in and out frequently, Melbourne, FL offers you event after event all year round. Its overall good climate makes things even better, seeing as the weather will not be a limiting factor in having fun at any time of the year. Whatever kind of festivity you desire, this city is bound to deliver and instantaneously satiate your craving. Here are some top annual events in Melbourne, FL.
The annual Krampus Holiday Pub Krawl. This spooky event starts from around 6 p.m. and goes on until midnight. Krampus was St. Nicholas’ was tasked with the responsibility of punishing naughty children by sending them to his dark companion, a hell-bound counterpart that is known by several names including Klaubauf, Black Peter, Carta, Krampus and many more. Krampus is depicted as a classic devil with cloven hooves and horns on his head. His look is sinister; dressed in all black. He punishes children by way of swatting them with rusty chains then taking them away dragged in baskets. This costumed event has a contest pegged to it. It is better to book tickets online in advance as paying at the gate is more expensive.
The Annual BMW Margaritas for Mangroves Holiday Charity Benefit. Each year, the MRC (Marine Resources Council) partners up with Melbourne BMW who hosts the event in a bid to create awareness as well as raise funds to save the Indiana River’s Lagoon. This event is open to the public and it features complimentary margaritas, Tapas, Silent Auctions, Live Auctions, and lots of prizes. There is a contest for the best margarita of the lagoon, and local restaurants showcase their very best in order to secure their reputations as the city’s finest.
The Brevard Zoo Annual Terrapin Trot. This fun race welcomes participants of all ages that are organized by the Running Zone Foundation. There are individual competitions, team competitions as well as school competitions for elementary and middle schools. If you can finish the 3-kilometer race in under 20 minutes, the 7 a.m. run is best suited for you. Runners who would need a little more time are welcome to join the 7.35 a.m. race. Breakfast is catered for by Double D’s BBQ. There are entry draws to win a $500 Disney gift card. On the day of the race, there is a 50% zoo admission discount. This event is always fun-packed and you are guaranteed of having a blast.
Well there you have it… that was a great list of annual events in Melbourne, FL. And while you’re visiting or if you are ever in need of the best dentist in Melbourne Florida. Come visit Dr. Maryam Brazdo at Artistic Touch Dentistry.