Top Things to Do in the Winter in Melbourne Beach, FL


There may not be any snow here in Florida, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have fun in the winter. The winter season at our Melbourne Beach bed and breakfast is a wonderful time to visit. Ditch your clunky winter boots and your puffy coat and get away on a blissful Florida retreat. Enjoy some of these upcoming winter and holiday events in our neck of the woods… or just relax in our heated pool!

Christmas Tree Lighting

December 6

Let your heart be light as you soak in the holiday spirit at this magical tree lighting event right down the street from the Inn! Children from the local elementary school will be singing Christmas carols for all to enjoy. Don’t miss this quaint, small-town event held outside the historic town hall.

Annual Melbourne Beach Christmas Parade

December 7

Right here on Ocean Avenue, enjoy the Annual Melbourne Beach Christmas Parade, hosted by the Melbourne Beach Vol. Fire Department since 1965. The festivities start at 9:00am and the whole town comes out to see the fantastic floats coming down our street. We’re so close to the fun that guests at the Inn can enjoy watching the parade from the front porch while enjoying breakfast. No matter where you choose to take it all in, it’s sure to be a blast. See you there!

Police Cinema Night – The Grinch

December 14

There’s no better way to enjoy a classic holiday hit than riverfront while the sun sets! Bring your chairs and blankets down to the lawn at the park, conveniently located within walking distance of our Inn and watch The Grinch at 6:00pm. Enjoy free popcorn, snow cones, and candy canes too! Plus, Djon’s Steak and Lobster House is right across the street, so stop by after the movie for a delicious meal.

Intracoastal Brewing Company’s Reggae Christmas Party

December 21

Live music, great drinks, and festive surprises! Don’t miss out on the fun.

Dueling Pianos Holiday Show

December 22

Come out to Matt’s Casbah for tapas, dinner, drinks, unforgettable entertainment, and more!

Holiday Happenings at The Brevard Zoo

December 21-23

Head to the zoo for some festive fun among the animals! This event will feature encounters with the animals, games, crafts, music, and other fun activities. (Santa Claus is even scheduled to make an appearance!) More information is coming soon, so check back on their site as December gets closer.

Surfing Santas

Surfing Santas of Cocoa Beach

December 24

This free, festive (and unique!) event is a Cocoa Beach tradition. Dozens and dozens of surfers dress up like Santa and surf in costume! Come on out to Minuteman Causeway Beach and see the fun for yourself. Even if you won’t be participating as a surfing Santa yourself, you can still dress in costume and get a chance to win. Dress in any winter-related costume, come enjoy the surfing, and just have a blast!

It’s A Wonderful Life

Various December Dates

See a holiday classic come to life with theatrical and musical magic at the Henegar Center!

Holiday Shows at the King Center

Various Dates & Times

The King Center is dedicated to educational, cultural and community events. They have some wonderful shows coming up. Check them out!

  • Dave Koz & Friends Tour – December 2
  • A Magical Cirque Christmas – December 3
  • The Nutcracker – December 7
  • The Night Before Christmas – December 16
  • A Christmas Carol – December 22
  • Swan Lake – December 27

Stay Small, Stay Safe

We’re excited to welcome you back for a visit! We are continuing to monitor the COVID-19 situation but are also happy to be on the road to recovery. Find out how you can stay small, stay safe with your future getaway to Melbourne Beach!

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