Things to Do in Florida This Fall

Autumn is a wonderful time to escape to Melbourne Beach, Florida for a getaway. With just-right temperatures, warm sunshine, festive food, fun events, and more to enjoy, you’ll be entertained the whole time. Embrace the relaxation and adventure that awaits. Peruse our roundup of the top events and activities to add to your itinerary this season.

Look for Treasures at the Fall Craft Expo

Taking place each October, the Art & Craft Expo is set up among the lakes of Wickham Park for you to peruse at your leisure. Shop for treasures among 250 booths as you breathe in the fresh Florida fall air. Meet talented local artists while you enjoy discovering handmade crafts and gifts, live music, food, drinks, and free admission!

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Take Walks on the Beach

Although the weather in Melbourne Beach stays blissfully mild, chillier evenings make gorgeous backdrops for romantic walks on the beach. Enjoy a peaceful stroll with your love and take some time to relax and reflect. As you walk around and explore the area, keep an eye out for Florida’s version of fall foliage – vivid purple and red flowers that stand out and make autumn on the coast a little extra special.

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Visit the Kennedy Space Center

One of the most fun and unique attractions to experience when you visit Melbourne Beach is the Kennedy Space Center and rocket launches at Cape Canaveral. Tour the space center to learn something new or even meet a NASA astronaut! From digital activities to scavenger hunts around the complex, there is always something exciting to see and do.

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Sip & Savor at the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival

Celebrate the delicious side of Melbourne Beach with the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival which takes place each autumn at Vernon Place. Come hang out in the historic downtown area and celebrate the love of food and wine with delectable samples from local culinary experts and fabulous wine, beer, and spirit pairings. Enjoy it all while live music plays in the background.

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Get Adventurous at the Military Surf Festival

Each November, the Annual Military Surf Festival takes place which aims to honor American heroes who have served our country. Come watch our veterans surf and support them on this fun adventure! It’s a special time when the community comes together to enjoy each other’s company, live music, yummy food, and an overall great time at the ocean!

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Indulge in a Massage in Your Guest Room

Fall is a time for rejuvenation and relaxation. What better way is there to relax than with a massage? Stay at Port d’Hiver, our romantic Melbourne Beach bed and breakfast and enjoy a pampering massage in addition to luxurious guest rooms, modern amenities, and award-winning service. After your massage go for a soak or a swim in our heated pool and spa to extend the relaxation. Now that you have some fun items on your itinerary, choose your favorite room and book your stay!

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