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Top Spring Events – Indian River County 2024

Welcome to the vibrant and blossoming world of Indian River County, where the arrival of spring brings with it a burst of color, warmth, and an array of exciting events that promise to captivate your senses. As the flowers bloom, this charming corner of Florida becomes a hub of activity, offering a diverse range of experiences for residents and visitors alike. From lively festivals that celebrate the region's rich cultural heritage to outdoor extravaganzas that showcase the natural beauty of the area, our top spring events guide is your ticket to discovering the best of Indian River County's seasonal charm. So, dust off your calendar and get ready to immerse yourself in the magic of springtime in this enchanting coastal community.


Kinky Boots at Riverside Theatre

February 20th - March 17th / 2024

When Charlie Price inherits his father’s shoe factory, he’s faced with a dilemma – file for bankruptcy or find a way to save the family business. Charlie finds inspiration in Lola, a fabulous female impersonator, who is in need of some sturdy boots. As Charlie and Lola work to save the business, they find they are not so different after all. With dedication and fortitude, Lola conquers Milan with their new line of boots. With success assured, Charlie finally realizes his love for Lauren, the factory’s forewoman. For more information on show times, visit their website!

Italian American Food Festival

March 1st - 3rd / 2024

Come for some great food, music, and fun at the 36th Italian American Food Festival. For more information, visit their website!

57th Annual Grant Seafood Festival

March 2nd - 3rd / 2024

The Grant Seafood Festival, run entirely by volunteers, showcases community unity across generations. Proceeds support local projects, and the weekend offers free admission, parking, live entertainment, and over 150 crafters. Come enjoy the best seafood and contribute to Grant's community initiatives! For more information, visit their website!

73rd Under the Oaks

March 8th - 10th / 2024

Under the Oaks has been voted in the Top 200 Art Shows in the Nation by Art Fair Source Book and in the Top 200 Art Shows in Florida by Sunshine Artist. Over 50,000 visitors attend this popular crowd favorite in shady Riverside Park. For more information, visit their website!

Firefighters Fair

March 8th - 17th / 2024

Enjoy fun for the whole family with a wide variety of entertainment at the Indian River County Fairgrounds. Be sure to see concerts, the demolition derby, midway rides, and a firefighter training show! All proceeds go back to the community for scholarships, the burn fund, and more. For more information, visit their website!

9 - 5: The Musical

March 8th - 24th / 2024

Three women fight to climb the ladder to the top of a corporate world ruled by misogyny.  Dolly Parton's classic music and all the bright razzle-dazzle of the Broadway hit come to our Theatre Guild stage. Will their plan for revenge succeed as they take matters into their own hands? For more information, visit their website! Directed by Indian River County's VP of Tourism Ben Earman!

Sunset Saturdays

March 9th and April 13th / 2024

Join us for Sunset Saturdays, happening the second Saturday of the month starting through April 13th then it will kick back up in November at Humiston Park. There will be live music, ice-cold beverages, and fabulous wines. Bring your lawn chairs and get ready to have a great time. For more information, Visit their Website.

River Days & Craft Brew Hullabaloo Festival

March 15th - 17th / 2024

River Days & Craft Brew Hullabaloo in Sebastian, Florida is a 3-day celebration with FREE entry, live music, craft booths, and family fun. Join us for a weekend of delicious dishes and kid-friendly options! For more information, visit their website!

Pelican Island NWR Anniversary Celebration

March 15th - 17th / 2024

You are invited to join us the weekend of March 15th - 17th, 2024 to celebrate the 121th anniversary of Pelican Island as the first National Wildlife Refuge. There will be a meet and greet with President Theodore Roosevelt, a kids fishing demonstration, displays, hands-on exhibits, and cruises to Pelican Island. For more information, visit their website!

Vero Beach Antique Auto Show

March 16th / 2024

Celebrate the 45th anniversary of Vero Beach's Oldest and Largest Antique Car Show on Saturday, March 16, 2024, at Riverside Park from 10 am to 4 pm. This early-season show anticipates around 325 cars on display, offering free admission and ample parking for all attendees. For more information, visit their website!

The Treasure Coast Masterchef Dessert Competition

March 16th / 2024

Get ready for a mouthwatering experience that will satisfy your sweet tooth as we present the most delectable showdown on the Treasure Coast, The 2024 Treasure Coast MasterChef Dessert Competition! Witness the creativity and skills of passionate local pastry chefs who will compete for the coveted title of The Treasure Coast MasterChef Dessert Champion!  For more information, visit their website!

Yankee Tavern

March 19th - April 7th / 2024

Yankee Tavern is a crumbling New York City bar. It is the place where people come to drink, connect, and share stories that are only told in those places. One day, Adam, the young owner, and Janet, his fiancé, become embroiled in a conspiracy theory of personal and national significance when a stranger enters the bar and seems to know more than he should about the September 11th terrorist attacks. Yankee Tavern is a thriller laced with introspection and comedy. For more information, visit their website!

Concerts in the Park

March 21st / 2024

Join us for musical evenings starting at 5 pm, featuring live performances, a cash bar offering beer and wine, and the delightful Off the Hook Food Truck onsite. Well-behaved dogs on a leash are also welcome to join the festivities. Bring your seats or picnic blankets and immerse yourself in a sensational evening of entertainment at the Vero Beach Museum of Art. For more information, visit their website!

Easter on The Farm

March 30th / 2024

Join the excitement and meet the Easter Bunny and Chicken Little at LaPorte Farms from 10 - 3 on March 30th! Enjoy arts and crafts, gem mining, a corn bin, and a Home Depot Workshop. Plus, experience train rides and a mechanical bull. The egg hunt kicks off at noon, with three age groups and a limit of three eggs per child. For more information, visit their website!

Tipsy Turtle 2 Mile

March 30th / 2024

Join Coastal Connections for the Tipsy Turtle 2-Mile Race! Sign up today to support CCinc's mission of protecting coastal habitats for sea turtle survival. Participate in the Hatchling Dash, and enjoy an exciting egg hunt and egg painting for runners 9 and younger. Your involvement makes a difference in safeguarding our precious coastal ecosystems! For more information, visit their website!

Paddle Excursions with the Environmental Learning Center

Select dates March 9th - April 2nd / 2024

Experience the natural beauty and tranquility that comes from time spent paddling on the serene Indian River Lagoon. Join our expert guides, as you explore thriving ecosystems, diverse wildlife, and hidden mangrove tunnels! We provide everything you need for a memorable trip, all you need to bring is your sense of adventure. For more information, visit their website!


Treasure Coast Craft Spirits Festival

April 6th / 2024

Experience the best of Florida's craft spirits at the Treasure Coast Craft Spirits Festival. Join us for a day of flavorful indulgence, featuring expertly crafted cocktails, live entertainment, and a vibrant celebration of the region's distilling excellence. Cheers to a spirited adventure on the Treasure Coast! For more information, visit their website!

On Your Feet

April 9th - May 5th / 2024

On Your Feet, presented by Riverside Theatre, is a vibrant celebration of the lives and music of Grammy-winning couple Emilio and Gloria Estefan. This high-energy production showcases their journey from humble beginnings in Cuba to global success, featuring over 20 of Gloria Estefan's biggest hits like "Conga" and "Get on Your Feet". For more information, visit their website!

Wheels & Keels at the Moorings Club

April 12th-13th / 2024

Join us in the Wheels and Keels at the Moorings Club for its 13th year, this is a delightful and memorable show with exotic & antique cars and boats exhibited on the Moorings' Pete Dye Signature Golf Course overlooking the Indian River Lagoon. Impressive yachts are moored at the docks. For more information, visit their website!

Vero Beach Film Festival

April 11th - 14th / 2024

Join us for the Seventh Vero Beach Film Festival on April 11–14, 2024, featuring independent filmmakers, vintner dinners, and the charm of Vero Beach – "Where The Tropics Begin" on Florida's eastern coast. Experience Films, Food, and Fine Wines in a weekend of cinematic delight! For more information, visit their website!

Vero Beach Home + Remodel Show

April 13th - 14th / 2024

This 2-day event will leave you renewed with options to better your homestead, ideas for home improvement projects, and experience new products and services on the market. You'll be amazed by what you'll find for your home, property, farm, or ranch all under one roof! For more information, visit their website!

Treasure Coast Eggstreme Easter Egg Drop

April 16th / 2024

Join us on Saturday, April 16th at 10 am for the Treasure Coast Eggstreme Easter egg Drop! Not only will there be food trucks, music, games, and more, but did we mention there will be 50,000 EGGS DROPPED BY HELICOPTER?! This event is FREE! Register NOW to join us! For more information, visit their website!

Ballet Vero Beach: New Classics

April 19th - 21st / 2024

Ballet Vero Beach’s 2023-2024 Season comes to a close with two sweeping works that have rapidly become new classics. French choreographer Yves de Bouteiller’s supremely allegorical West Side Story Suite finally arrives, and our own The Sleeping Princess returns to the main stage for the first time since its 2021 premiere. Bravura dancing, lavish costumes, and stunning scenery cap off the season with everything you have come to expect from Ballet Vero Beach. For more information, visit their website!

Children's Art Festival

April 27th / 2024

Join the Vero Beach Museum for their 39th annual celebration of art and art making on April 27th from 10-3. Enjoy activities such as tours of their exhibitions, art hunts, student art displays, music, dance, and just a happy time at the Vero Beach Museum of Art. For more information, visit their website!

Vero Beach Orchid Show & Sale

April 27th - 28th / 2024

Discover the beauty of orchids at the Vero Beach Orchid Society show and sale on April 27th (10 am - 5 pm) and April 28th (10 am - 4 pm) at Riverside Park Under the Oaks. Enjoy award-winning displays, shop from various vendors for orchids and supplies, and participate in engaging raffles throughout the event. Join us for a blooming good time! For more information, visit their website!

The Comedy Zone

Starting April 26th / 2024

Experience a fantastic night out at Comedy Zone, perfect for friends, date nights, birthdays, office parties, and special occasions. With no drink minimum and free parking, this laughter-filled event is recommended for ages 18 and up, featuring shows of approximately 80 minutes that may include coarse language and adult content. Note that the lineup of comics is subject to change without notice. For more information, visit their website!

Ancient Egypt & the Napoleonic Era Exhibition

Through April 28th / 2024

This show features paintings, sculptures, and illustrated books by a diverse group of artists, many of whom were academically trained, having learned to draw and paint from life and sketch directly from nature. All works are a loan from the Dahesh Museum of Art, New York, the only institution in the United States devoted to collecting, exhibiting, and interpreting works by Europe's academically trained artists of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. For more information, visit their website!


Vero Beach Air Show

May 3rd - 5th / 2024

The Vero Beach Air Show is back, featuring a Friday Night Show on May 3rd at 6 pm and spectacular performances on May 4th and 5th from 9 am - 4 pm, including a thrilling finale by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. Enjoy a weekend of family fun with a kid's zone and other exciting experiences. Tickets are exclusively available online, so stay updated on the latest information. For more information, visit their website!

You're a Good Man Charlie Brown

May 3rd - 19th / 2024

Based on the beloved Charles Schulz comic strip, Charlie Brown and the entire Peanuts bunch explore life's great questions as they play baseball, struggle with homework, sing songs, swoon over their crushes, and celebrate the joy of friendship. For more information, visit their website!

15th Annual Indian River Marine Flea Market & Seafood Festival

May 4th - 5th / 2024

Explore a marine enthusiast's paradise as vendors showcase and sell a diverse array of nautical and marine-related merchandise and services at the two-day festival. Dive into the marine flea market area, where you can find offshore rods, reels, tackle, dock lines, halyards, sheet lines, anchors, and more. For more information, visit their website!

Live in The Loop

Select Fridays & Saturdays Every Month

COME HUNGRY! HANG-OUT, ROCK-OUT, OR CHILL-OUT! Almost every Friday & Saturday night (rain or shine), Riverside Theatre’s Live in the Loop becomes the local hot spot where some of the area’s most talented musicians perform. Enjoy burgers, chicken, BBQ, salads, ice cream, beer, wine, and cocktails. Outdoor table seating and space for lawn chairs for casual dining and outdoor concerts are available under the oak trees. For more information, visit their website!

Downtown Friday

Last Friday of Every Month

Come out to Main Street Vero Beach to shop, eat, and drink out on the avenue. There’s always a rocking band at one end, and a pop DJ at the other, and even in between are plenty of cool vendors with everything from locally sourced honey to artwork, and Floridian décor. For more information, Visit their Website.