Festivals in Merritt Island

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The Loughman Lake Beer and Food Fest, formerly known as the Titusville Craft Beer Festival, sets a spread of up to 70 domestic and craft beers for festival-goers to sample amidst the scenic vista at Loughman Lake. Since 2012, the festival has been a destination for fun lovers of all stripes: guests can chew the fat about their favorite baseball teams or play full-contact chess in the sports lounge, toast digital gladiators in the video-game area, or rock out to live music played throughout the day. Thanks to the new venue, the festival also offers a chance to jet across the wetlands on an airboat with reservations through the lakeside lodge.

422 Julia Street
Titusville,
FL
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Santa Claus is all about making wishes come true, and at Light Up Viera, jolly old Saint Nick grants one that most people never even knew they had: the chance to step inside a 15-ft. snow globe and pose for photos. That's just one of nine different attractions sprawling across this winter wonderland, where guests shop for holiday arts and crafts and even get to meet with Santa himself. But the big man isn't necessarily the biggest draw?the 40'x100' ice rink and the 90-ft. long Snowzilla Slide both have good claims to that title. Finally, there's the 30-foot tall Bouncy the Snowman, which beckons visitors inside to jump and experience the surprising warmth of a snowman's heart.

2852 Fellowship Pl.
Viera,
FL
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The crumbly crust and, of course, the tart sweetness of the citrus: there's no other treat quite like the key lime pie, made by the The Florida Key Lime Pie Company. The 4th Annual Florida Key Lime Pie Festival celebrates the key ingredient and Florida?s favorite citrus, the key lime, with family-fun activities including a pie-eating contest, a hot-sauce tasting, culinary demonstrations, and more.

670 Dave Nisbit dr.
Port Canaveral,
FL
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For more than 100 years, the citizens of Melbourneshire have lived in fear of the mighty dragon Gedeon, who fills the skies with fire every night. Many knights have dared to face the beast, and just as many have ended up as so much canned meat for Gedeon's lunches.? Every year on the anniversary of the dragon's hatching, the Melbourneshirefolk hold a grand festival?during which all who prove worthy are welcome to test their mettle against the birthday boy.

A combination of a Renaissance Fair, Celtic sporting event, and live-action fantasy novel, the Dragon Festival is a family-friendly, all-ages event. Those who demur from the feats of strength can share beer and wine and take in the banquet of sights, including fire-breathers, stilt-walkers, jugglers, magicians, and real-life jousting. After night falls, a silver screen flickers with some of the most popular dragons on cinema history. Proceeds from the festival benefit the Save Dragon Point Foundation, aimed at restoring and preserving Merritt Island's famous 65-foot dragon sculpture, "Annie."

3701 N Wickham Rd.
Melbourne,
FL
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For more than 100 years, the citizens of Melbourneshire have lived in fear of the mighty dragon Gedeon, who fills the skies with fire every night. Many knights have dared to face the beast, and just as many have ended up as so much canned meat for Gedeon's lunches.? Every year on the anniversary of the dragon's hatching, the Melbourneshirefolk hold a grand festival?during which all who prove worthy are welcome to test their mettle against the birthday boy.

A combination of a Renaissance Fair, Celtic sporting event, and live-action fantasy novel, the Dragon Festival is a family-friendly, all-ages event. Those who demur from the feats of strength can share beer and wine and take in the banquet of sights, including fire-breathers, stilt-walkers, jugglers, magicians, and real-life jousting. After night falls, a silver screen flickers with some of the most popular dragons on cinema history. Proceeds from the festival benefit the Save Dragon Point Foundation, aimed at restoring and preserving Merritt Island's famous 65-foot dragon sculpture, "Annie."

3701 N Wickham Rd.
Melbourne,
FL
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Fans of sci-fi, fantasy, and superhero shows, movies, and comics gather to celebrate their shared interests at CONjure. For three days, costumed guests mingle with new friends and old pals, shop for paintings and drawings from professional artists, and play tabletop, board, and console games for hours on end. Panel discussions and seminars from experts such as Space Ghost: Coast to Coast's George Lowe and The Legend of Neil director and writer Sandeep Parikh inform visitors of new trends in costuming, special effects, and media. Attendees can also compare their posters and life-size cardboard cutouts to the real-life forms of stars such as Mark Sheppard from Firefly and Supernatural, Kelly Hu from Arrow and X-Men 2, and Joel Hodgson from Mystery Science Theater 3000.

4250 Alafaya Trail, Suite 212-187
Oviedo,
FL
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