2017 Indian River County Holiday Events

Celebrate the Season in Indian River County

The holidays in Vero Beach, Fellsmere and Sebastian are chock full of cheer! Make plans to attend these special seasonal events.

November 30 – December 3 – SRHS Prism Concert
30th: 7:00PM, 1st: 7:00PM, 2th: 2:00AM & 7:00PM, 3rd: 2:00PM
Sebastian River High School, Performing Arts Center – 9001 Shark Boulevard, Sebastian
The Prism Concert is a 2-hour concert showcases the talents of the Concert Bands, Jazz Band, the Flag and Dance Line and the SRHS Choral Program. To purchase tickets, visit: https://prism.ludus.com

December 1st – Sunset Holiday Lights Canoe Trip
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Environmental Learning Center at 255 Live Oak Drive, Vero Beach
You won’t want to miss this evening canoe trip under our beautiful mangrove tunnels lit with holiday lights! It’s truly a special Florida-style evening during the holiday season! Cost: $15 Adults & Children over 12. $7.50 Children ages 8 to 11. Must wear close toed water shoes for your protection.
For more information, visit: Environmental Learning Center 

December 1 – December 30 – Holiday Nights!
Every Friday and Saturday 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Riverside Theatre at 3250 Riverside Park Dr, Vero Beach, FL, 32963
Enjoy an abundance of cheer, lights and maybe even a little bit of snow, no ticket required. Great food, treats, and drink concoctions will be available for purchase. Our campus will be lit-up and Live Bands will rock-out with your favorite songs while mixing in some holiday classics to keep your holiday spirits high.
For more info, visit Riverside Theatre

December 1st – 29th Annual Light Up Night
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Various Businesses in Sebastian & Roseland
Kick off the holiday season with our local businesses! Stroll from business to business for great sales, decorations and holiday cheer!

December 2nd – City of Sebastian Annual Christmas & Holiday Parade
Main Street & Indian River Drive, Sebastian
Santa Claus is coming to Town! The parade starts at Main Street & Indian River Drive and runs south to Riverview Park where kids can meet with Santa in his decorated house. We invite you to participate or come out and welcome Santa!

December 2nd – WinterGREEN Night Lights
Environmental Learning Center at 255 Live Oak Dr, Vero Beach, FL, 32963
Canoe under mangrove tunnels filled with beautiful holiday lights during Wintergreen Night Lights! We’ll have nature crafts, live holiday music, Touch Tank encounters and more to fill you with the holiday spirit! For more information, visit: Environmental Learning Center 

December 2nd – 33nd Annual Christmas Parade
6:00 PM
Ocean Drive at Flamevine and proceed to Live Oak along Ocean Drive
The parade will begin at 6:00 on Ocean Drive at Flamevine and proceed to Live Oak along Ocean Drive. The fourth annual Candy Cane Race will kick off at 5:15 prior to the start of the parade. We are so thrilled at the success of last year’s parade and look forward to an even bigger & better parade this year! For more information, visit Oceanside Business Association

December 2nd – Ballet Vero Beach Presents “Tea Up for the Nutcracker”
12:00 PM
Oak Harbor Clubhouse at 4755 S Harbor Dr, Vero Beach, FL 32967
Decked out for the season, Oak Harbor Club opens its doors for a festive afternoon of fun to preview Ballet Vero Beach’s spectacular new production “Nutcracker on the Indian River” which will premiere on December 29 and 30 as the crowning achievement of Ballet Vero Beach’s fifth anniversary season! For more info, visit Ballet Vero Beach 

December 3rd – Holidays in the Wild! A Fun, Festive & Free family event!
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Vero Beach Museum of Art at 3001 Riverside Park Dr, Vero Beach, FL, 32963
Featuring interpretive dance by Dance Space, our Buck Atrium will come alive with the magic of the holiday season. Children will receive gold crowns upon entry thanks to RE/MAX Crown Realty. The event will include performances by local youth, school groups, and Art for Health’s Sake. We’ll be making fabulous holiday-themed art in the studios and artwork by local school students will be on display. Tasty snacks & refreshments will surely bring cheer to all wild things who attend. For more information, visit: Vero Beach Museum of Art

December 8 – December 9 – Howl at the Moon’s Ugly Sweater Party
7:30 PM & 9:30 PM
Riverside Theatre at 3250 Riverside Park Dr, Vero Beach, FL, 32963
Wear your most horrendous, fugliest Christmas sweater to our Ugly Sweater Bash! The uglier, the better because your crime against fashion gives you the chance to win a prize for ugliest sweater! Enjoy the holiday party with dancing, drink specials and live music that you request from our dueling pianos. So buy tickets now and then hit the thrift store for that hideous sweater! For more information, visit Riverside Theatre

December 9th – ​Main Street Vintage Market
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Main Street Vero Beach at 2036 14th Ave, Vero Beach, FL, 32960
Deck the Streets with Vendors and shoppers, Fa la la la laaaa La La La La! Its the Holidays and we are spreading the Cheer! For our December market, we will have Live Performances by the VBHS Fiddle Club and Christmas Favorites from the Charter School Chorus! Mr. Nick the Magician will be back doing some holiday Magical Performances. Come down to 14th avenue the second Saturday of every month from October to March and stroll historic Main Street to shop the market, stay for lunch at some of our NEW restaurants and bistros, shop all the amazing boutiques and visit the Citrus Museum and Historic Train Station! Admission is FREE. For more info, visit Mainstreet Vero Beach

December 9th – 2017 Christmas at the Vero Beach Airport
10:00 AM & 12:00 PM
Vero Beach Regional Airport at 3400 Cherokee Drive, Vero Beach
The Guest of Honor for the event will be Santa Claus, who will arrive by airplane at 10:30 am. Santa’s arrival will be preceded by a Christmas Holiday concert provided by students from Oslo Middle School. Special Guests will include Airport Officials and Community Leaders. During his visit at the Airport, Santa will receive children for short individual visits and photos.
For more information, call (772) 978-4930 or visit: Vero Beach Regional Airport 

December 14th – Santa Comes to Town
6:00 PM
Fellsmere Old School Grounds at 22 S. Orange Ave., Fellsmere
Santa will be arriving by airboat to visit with children!

December 15th – Santa’s Coming To The Brewery!
6:00 PM – 8:00PM
Walking Tree Brewery at 3209 Dodger Rd, Vero Beach, FL, 32960
Old Saint Nick & his helpers are coming back to the brewery for photos and fun! Bring the kids or a group of friends and come get your complimentary holiday picture taken!
Happy Holidays, y’all! For more info, visit: Walking Tree Brewery

December 16th – Vero Beach Boat Parade
6:00 PM
Inter coastal Waterway between the two bridges and finish at the Vero Beach City Marina.
There is nothing better than a parade during the holiday season. Wait… maybe there is. It’s a boat parade! Best viewing areas include: AW Young Park, Riverside Cafe, Riverside Park and Vero Beach City Marina. Consider taking lawn chairs and blankets for seating. The event is free for spectators and participants. For more info, visit: Marine Industry Association of the Treasure Coast

December 21- December 23 – Holidays at McKee
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
McKee Botanical Garden at 350 US-1, Vero Beach, FL 32962
Enjoy nature’s gifts this holiday season as the Garden’s majestic palms and pathways are adorned with thousands of brilliant lights, festive holiday decorations and luminescent lanterns, during the annual Holidays at McKee. For more info, visit McKee Botanical Gardens

December 28 – December 30 – Nights of Lights at McKee
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
McKee Botanical Garden at 350 US-1, Vero Beach, FL 32962
During Nights of Lights, what better way to welcome in the New Year than in the peaceful and harmonious surroundings of McKee. Delight in the illuminated waterfalls and streams, surround yourself with the sights and sounds of nature as you stroll the pathways trimmed with thousands of shimmering lights and elaborate lantern displays. Enjoy a last chance to see the 1924 Wurlitzer band organ and model train display. For more info, visit McKee Botanical Gardens

December 29 – December 30 – Nutcracker on the Indian River
29th: 8:00 PM, 30th: 2:00 PM
Vero Beach High School Performing Arts Center at 1707 16th St, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Join Ballet Vero Beach for the world premiere of Nutcracker on the Indian River. Spectacular sets, stunning costumes, sparkling choreography, and spellbinding special effects are sure to make this brand new production the hottest ticket of the season, not to mention Vero’s newest holiday tradition.For more info, visit Ballet Vero Beach 

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