Venue & Parking:

The beautiful 30-acre park was named after Space Coast Daily – Brevard’s most popular free news source. Space Coast Daily Park is ideally located in the middle of Brevard County, just off Interstate 95, for easy access from all areas of central Florida.

Please do not bring the following items to the event: food or beverages, coolers, chairs, alcohol, weapons, umbrellas. Small blankets are allowed.

There are no refunds, exchanges or rain checks for any reason. Gate admission does not include seafood, food or beverages. Children under 10 are free. Bags will be checked for inappropriate items. Please be courteous and avoid bringing prohibited items.

PARKING: Lots of parking – easy in and out.

There are over 2000 parking spaces at the venue and it is easy in and out. Please enter through the white gates of Space Coast Daily Park, which is across the street from Calvary Chapel Church and Space Coast Stadium. The friendly parking attendants will guide you to your parking space. Parking is $5 per car space and $10 for VIP parking. Handicapped parking is available.

Location: Space Coast Daily Park 6091
Stadium Parkway, Viera, Fl 32940

Oh My, Seafood And Eat it!

Grilled-Fish-and-Shrimp

Gregory Firestone’s Golden Gate seafood will present 150 feet of seafood choices including superbly prepared Crawfish, Crab legs, Alligator, Calamari, Lobster Mac and Cheese, Seafood Boil and more.

British Fish and Chips specialists, will present fresh fish, fried to order, with chips, English style, to satisfy that hankering for the great British delicacy.

Richard Cockerel’s, What’s The Catch, seafood team will present KeyWest Grilled Grouper, Island Shrimp, Pan seared Ahi Tuna and more.

Cousins Maine Lobster seafood crew will offer Maine and Connecticut Lobster Roll,Cousins Lobster Tacos, Lobster Quesadilla, Maine Lobster Tail, Shrimp Tacos and Lobster Bisque.

Will Darby of Willy T’s Crab Shack loves cooking crab and will proudly offer his awesome Crab Cake Sandy, Crab Minis, Fried Shrimp Baskets, Fried Clams Baskets, Chilled Crab Salad 8.99 and his famous Broccoli slaw.Soft-Sell-Crab-Sandwich-From-The-Laughing-Cran-Catering-12-31-13-564x354

David French and his group called Hammerheads from Tampa will offer Seafood Jambalaya, Sautéed Scallops, Grouper Fingers, Coconut Shrimp, Shrimp Scampi, Fried Oysters and a awesome Seafood Platter.

Laughing Crab Catering from Maryland will offer it’s 24-Time Award Winning Crab Cakes and Chesapeake Bay Seafood including Shrimp Puppies, Lime Grilled Shrimp, Maryland Soft Shell Crab Sandwiches, Rockfish Baskets, Crab Cake Sliders, CrabWon Tons, Maryland Crab Soup and Crab Stuffed Hush Puppies with Chesapeake Curly Fries  of Fresh Cut Chips.

Like Conch?  Then you will love The Conch Shack’s delicious treats.

 Key-West-Grilled-GrouperMany more seafood specialists are signing on to present this smorgasbord of seafood and some land lubbers specialties too. Bangkok Style Thai Food with shrimp rolls, seafood yum yum, spicy shrimp, bbq shrimp, garlic shrimp, Pad thai, basil chicken and crazy noodle chicken and shrimp will be on offer.
Samson’s Grill will feature Fried Haddock Nuggets, Fried Scallops, Fried clams. For the fair goers there will the always popular fair foods like funnel cakes, fried oreos and candy apples. Wild Bill’s Soda will serve us pints of old fashioned soda in authentic pirate style steel mugs for lots of refills of those delicious root beer floats and more. The Maine Thing will serve up lobster, scallops, shrimp, fish tacos, gator and crab.

There will also be an assortment of ice cold beers to enjoy including Red Stripe, Fosters, Blue Moon, Leinenkugel Shandys and Miller Lite.  Wine varietals and cocktails will also be readily available throughout the festival areas. Central Florida’s favorite party in a pouch drink, Gasolina, will also be featured in the multiple bars along with all your favorite cocktails, beers and wines.

If you are hankering for a festival with lots of great seafood to choose from with some terrific local, national and international music, then the 2017 Cocoa Beach Seafood & Music Festival is for you.

CLICK HERE for the ResortsandLodges.com blog article


Important Announcement:
Music legend Willie Nelson has rescheduled his February 17 concert during the Space Coast Seafood & Music Festival to Saturday, March 3 at Space Coast Daily Park in Viera – to completely recover from a bout with the flu.

Good News For Feb. 17 Ticket Holders – Two for the price of one!

Because of the postponement, Space Coast Daily Park has decided to offer Feb.17 ticket holders the bonus of being able to attend the rescheduled concert on March 3 – AND ALSO, enjoy admission to any one of the four days of great concerts, Feb 15-18, at the Space Coast Seafood & Music Festival, in Viera.

Willie Nelson Feb. 17 ticket holders may now choose, as a bonus, one of the scheduled concerts with the Space Coast Symphony (Feb. 15), Don McLean (Feb. 16), a replacement for Willie Nelson (Feb.17), The Wailers (Feb.18), AND also use their ticket to see Willie Nelson perform on Saturday, March 3 at Space Coast Daily Park in Viera.

Willie told his fans today he is up and about and is fully recovering from the flu that is pandemic across the country, but his doctor has determined that his voice needs more time to recuperate to give the performances you all love seeing.

He also assured his fans he will resume his scheduled tour in early March, saying, “I will see you all down the road.”

So, here is what Willie Nelson, Feb.17 ticket holders should do:

Keep the ticket that they have purchased and attend any one of the concerts at the 2018 Space Coast Seafood & Music Festival AND ALSO attend the Willie Nelson concert, at the same location, now set for March 3.

Stay tuned to Space Coast Daily for all up to date news.

For further information call 1-855-386-3836 or email contact@spacecoastdaily.com

Pirates, Mermaids, Buried Treasure and Swashbuckling Fun For All

Create your own costume and become a pirate for the day!

All landlubbers, young and old, families, individuals and friends are invited to join the Brethren of the Space Coast pirate fleet, the Crew of the Panama Pearl, The Privateers of Palm Coast, Thee Leviathan, and even Jack Sparrow for the day. Dress in your own pirate garb and join the fun. All people in pirate costumes may join the parade at 1 pm on Saturday, which will start and finish at the Pirate Encampment.  Click HERE to download a Pirate Parade Registration Form for complete details on how you can join the parade and receive a complimentary Code Rum Pirate Punch Cocktail.

Power Monkey Treasure Hunt for Children

All young ones are invited to join the Powder Monkey Treasure Hunt in the pirate encampment on Saturday at 11 AM.  This activity is FREE to all children 14 and under thanks to sponsorship by Outlaw Pottery in Cocoa. (www.outlawpottery.com) Children will join The Brethren of the Space Coast on a hunt for hidden treasure, which they will need to capture from a band of bad pirates before taking the treasure chest back to Panama Pearl’s Pirate Ship and sharing in the loot!

Swashbuckle with your shipmates in Panama Pearl’s Pirate Encampment!

Panama Pearl, the most beautiful and mysterious pirate captain of all, invites all swashbucklers to her vast pirate encampment in the eastern regions of the festival. Two broad pirate ships have run aground there, where pirates, young and old, may enter the ships and explore their decks. Panama Pearl herself will sit and tell tales of the sea adventures of her and her fellow pirates. Cannons will reign down foam cannon ball wars during the fun times at the encampment.

Meet Jack Sparrow and a real mermaids!

Pirate sword fighting demos, musical shanty groups, roaming pirate troubadours, pirate belly dancers and even a pirate balloon artist make for “aargh-mazing” entertainment. Jack Sparrow will be roaming the festival and encampment, recruiting new pirates   – and you can even meet a real mermaid in her tank -all inside the Pirate encampment. Don’t miss the entrancing Kristal Mize and her Hips of Destruction pirate belly dancers as they captivate the onlookers with their wondrous moves.

Join the Pirate Parade! YOU TOO can become a pirate…FAMILY fun for all.

All pirate crews, rogue pirates, pirate families of all ages, and scalawags who are new to pirating are invited to dress in full pirate garb and participate in the Pirate Parade & Party on Saturday.  Pirates who want to march in the parade need to register by February 10, 2018.  The registration form can be downloaded at www.brethrenofthespacecoast.com and emailed to Brethren of the Space Coast Crew Yeoman Lizzie (instructions are on the form).  Directly after the parade, registered pirates 21 or older will receive a drink ticket to redeem a free Rum Punch cocktail courtesy of Space Coast Daily and sponsor Code Rum.

The Pirate Parade will take place at 1 pm on Saturday, where hundreds of costumed pirates will parade through the festival. After the parade, the pirates party hearty, with samplings from Code Rum, the festival’s official rum.

2018 Space Coast Seafood & Music Schedule of events:

Thursday, Feb. 15:
5pm: Gates open: welcome by The Plant Guy
5:30pm John McDonald in concert on Seafood Court Stage
6pm Magic Mike Show on Seafood Court Stage
6:15pm Live Shark Encounter Show – Turquoise Pavilion at main entrance
6:30pm John McDonald in concert on Seafood Court Stage
6:30pm Paul Bunyan’s Lumberjack Show – next to Panama Pearl’s Pirate Encampment
7pm: Space Coast Symphony gates open
7pm Live Shark Encounter Show – Turquoise Pavilion at main entrance
7:30pm: Space Coast Symphony Under The Stars concert: on Miller Lite Stage
8pm: Magic Mike Show on Seafood Court Stage
8:30pm John McDonald in concert on Seafood Court Stage
8:45pm Paul Bunyan’s Lumberjack Show – next to Panama Pearl’s Pirate Encampment
9pm Live Shark Encounter Show – Turquoise Pavilion at main entrance
9:15pm Magic Mike Show on Seafood Court Stage

Friday, Feb. 16:
5pm: Gates open welcome by The Plant Guy
5:25pm National Anthem performed on his electric guitar by John Shiman
5:30pm The Electric Frogs in concert on Miller Lite Stage
6pm Live Shark Encounter Show – Turquoise Pavilion at main entrance
6pm: Magic Mike Show on Seafood Court Stage
6:30pm Paul Bunyan’s Lumberjack Show – next to Panama Pearl’s Pirate Encampment
6:30pm Chef Warren Cooking Show on Seafood Court Stage
7:15pm Live Shark Encounter Show – Turquoise Pavilion at main entrance
7:30pm Don McLean in concert  on Miller Lite Stage
8pm Chef Warren Cooking Show on Seafood Court Stage
8:30pm Magic Mike Show on Seafood Court Stage
8:45pm Paul Bunyan’s Lumberjack Show – next to Panama Pearl’s Pirate Encampment
9pm Live Shark Encounter Show – Turquoise Pavilion at main entrance
9:15pm Hips Of Destruction Belly Dancers on The Panama Pearl Pirate Stage
9:30pm Chef Warren Cooking Show on Seafood Court Stage
10pm Magic Mike Show on Seafood Court Stage

Saturday, Feb. 17:
10am: Gates open welcome by The Plant Guy
10 am: Sea Shantey songs at main entrance by Captain Bob Lusk  – welcomes guests
10:15am Black Powder Demonstration
10am Meet News 6 Getting Results On-Air Personalities: News 6 Getting Results Tent
10:30am The Renegades in concert on The Panama Pearl Pirate Stage
10:30am John McDonald in concert on Seafood Court Stage
11am Powder Monkey Treasure Hunt at Pirate Encampment – sponsored by Outlaw Pottery.
11am  Live Shark Encounter Show – Turquoise Pavilion at main entrance
11:15am The Kindred Kilts  in concert on The Panama Pearl Pirate Stage
11:30am  Magic Mike Show on Seafood Court Stage
11:30am John McDonald in concert on Seafood Court Stage
12pm Paul Bunyan’s Lumberjack Show – next to Panama Pearl’s Pirate Encampment
12pm Brethren of the Space Coast New Pirate Crew Member Inductions
12:30pm Magic Mike Show on Seafood Court Stage
1pm John McDonald in concert on Seafood Court Stage
1:30pm Sea Shantey songs at Panama Pearl’s Pirate Stage by Captain Bob Lusk
1pm Pirate Parade Begins at Panama Pearl’s Pirate Encampment: Code Rum sampling 

2pm Meet and Greet The Mermaids at Panama Pearl’s Pirate Encampment.
2pm Live Shark Encounter Show – Turquoise Pavilion at main entrance
2pm Coastal Breed in concert on Seafood Court Stage
2:30pm Hips Of Destruction Belly Dancing  on The Panama Pearl Pirate Stage
3pm Canons Roar Canon Fight at Panama Pearl’s Pirate Encampment
3:30pm Meet and Greet with Jack Sparrow at Panama Pearl’s Pirate Encampment
3: 30pm The Renegades in concert on The Panama Pearl Pirate Stage
3:30pm Paul Bunyan’s Lumberjack Show – next to Panama Pearl’s Pirate Encampment
4pm Meet Kosh, the Pirate Parrot & Pirate, Red Legs Greaves at Pirate Encampment
4pm Gates open for Willie Nelson and Los Lonely Boys concert at the Miller LIte Stage
4pm Meet & Greet with the tallest mermaids in the world – Pirate Encampment
4:30pm The Kindred Kilts  in concert on The Panama Pearl Pirate Stage
5pm  Magic Mike Show on Seafood Court Stage
6pm Rios Rock Band in concert on Seafood Court Stage
6 pm National Anthem performed on his electric guitar by John Shiman
6:15pm Kimberly Yoakum in concert on the Miller Lite Stage
6:30pm Live Shark Encounter Show – Turquoise Pavilion at main entrance
7 pm Shelby Spunflower performs at the Miller Lite Stage
7:30pm Orleans in concert:
Note: The Willie Nelson concert, originally set for Feb. 17 HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED  FOR SATURDAY, MARCH 3, at the same location – Space Coast Daily Park. Feb. 17 concert tickets will be good for the March 3 date AND as a bonus, for one of the concerts at the seafood fest listed here. 
9pm Magic Mike Show on Seafood Court Stage
9:30pm Paul Bunyan’s Lumberjack Show – next to Panama Pearl’s Pirate Encampment
9:45pm 6 pm Live Shark Encounter Show – Turquoise Pavilion at main entrance
9:30pm Rios Rock Band continues in concert on Seafood Court Stage

Sunday, Feb. 18:
10am: Gates open welcome by The Plant Guy
10 am: Sea Shantey songs at main entrance by Captain Bob Lusk  – welcomes guests
10:15am Black Powder Demonstration
11am Meet Kosh, the Pirate Parrot & Pirate, Red Legs Greaves at Pirate Encampment
11am Gary Laser Eyes in concert at the Miller LIte Stage
11am Chef Warren Cooking Show on Seafood Court Stage
11:30am Jeff Stanton Trio in concert on Seafood Court Stage
11:45am  Live Shark Encounter Show – Turquoise Pavilion at main entrance
12pm The Kindred Kilts  in concert on The Panama Pearl Pirate Stage
12pm Paul Bunyan’s Lumberjack Show – next to Panama Pearl’s Pirate Encampment
12pm Magic Mike Show on Seafood Court Stage
12:30pm Jeff Stanton Trio in concert on Seafood Court Stage
1pm Pirate Puppet Show with Amy Lucey on The Panama Pearl Pirate Stage
1;30pm Chef Warren Cooking Show on Seafood Court Stage
1:30pm The Renegades in concert on The Panama Pearl Pirate Stage
1:45pm  Live Shark Encounter Show – Turquoise Pavilion at main entrance
2pm Jeff Stanton Trio in concert on Seafood Court Stage
2:30pm Hips of Destruction belly dancers on The Panama Pearl Pirate Stage
3pm Canons Roar Canon Fight at Panama Pearl’s Pirate Encampment
3pm The Wailers in concert at the Miller LIte Stage
3pm Shelby Spunflower performs at the Miller Lite Stage
3pm Chef Warren Cooking Show on Seafood Court Stage
3:30pm Magic Mike Show on Seafood Court Stage
3:30pm Paul Bunyan’s Lumberjack Show – next to Panama Pearl’s Pirate Encampment
3:30pm Meet and Greet with Jack Sparrow at Panama Pearl’s Pirate Encampment
3:30pm The Kindred Kilts  in concert on The Panama Pearl Pirate Stage
3:45pm Live Shark Encounter Show – Turquoise Pavilion at main entrance
4pm Jeff Stanton Trio in concert on Seafood Court Stage
4pm Meet and Greet The Mermaids at Panama Pearl’s Pirate Encampment.
4:30pm The Renegades  in concert on The Panama Pearl Pirate Stage
5pm Paul Bunyan’s Lumberjack Show – next to Panama Pearl’s Pirate Encampment
5pm Chef Warren Cooking Show on Seafood Court Stage
5:30pm Magic Mike Show on Seafood Court Stage
6pm Live Shark Encounter Show – Turquoise Pavilion at main entrance

 

The Live Shark Encounter will be on view all four days of the festival. The only traveling Shark Encounter expo in the USA will wow the crowds during the four-day Space Coast Seafood & Music Festival extravaganza, set for February 15-18 at the Space Coast Daily Park. The Exposition will be featured in the Shark Experience Pavilion, which features a specially designed aquarium that holds several sharks and divers at the same time. There will be three free shows on Thursday and Friday and four shows each day on Saturday and Sunday.

The show and exhibit combines education and entertainment – along with a few surprises for the audience.

All shows are free with festival admission.

Explore the Arts, Crafts Village and Marketplace Artisans

Browse through the wide variety of arts and crafts exhibitors, where you will find hand-made, beautiful works of art, from glass, to wood, to jewelry to pottery – you are sure to find something to take home. Many Marketplace vendors will also be on site with their offerings.

Chef Warren will present his seafood cooking show on the seafood court stage on Friday at 6:30 pm, 7:30 pm and 8:30 pm and on Sunday at 11 am, 2 pm, 3 pm and 5 pm

Seafood Cooking Demonstrations by Chef Warren.

Enjoy Chef Warren as he shares tasty seafood entrees that you can prepare easily using items you probably already have on hand. By featuring a handful of main ingredients, he will show how you can make 10 different, delicious and healthy meals. Chef Warren will also share dozens of kitchen tips, cooking hints and humorous anecdotes about the joys and challenges of cooking.

Show times: at Seafood court stage

Friday, Feb. 16: 6:30 pm, 7:30 pm and 8:30 pm
Sunday, Feb. 18: 11 am, 2 pm, 3 pm and 5 pm

All Concert Tickets Also Include Festival Admission

SAVE MONEY – BUY TICKETS AT ANY CENTRAL FLORIDA WALGREENS STARTING JANUARY 3. 1, 2018

The Space Coast Daily Stage will be located in the west end of the park and will feature the very best local, regional and national performers. Concert tickets will go on sale on Tuesday, November 7,2017 at 1 pm at all Ticketmaster locations. Featured artists will be:

The Space Coast Symphony Under the Stars.
Thursday, Feb. 15, 7:30 pm. Free concert with festival admission.
$8 advance at all central Florida Walgreens. $10 at the gates

Join your Space Coast Symphony Orchestra and friends for a free concert under the stars!  Presented by Space Coast Daily, this thrilling program will feature rousing classics; old and new.  The orchestra, under the baton of Aaron Collins, will present a family-friendly program featuring works by Richard Rodgers, George Gershwin, John Williams, Hans Zimmer, ABBA, Andrew Lloyd Webber, The Beatles, and more.  The concert will finish with a big bang featuring Tchaikovsky’s iconic 1812 Overture – complete with cannons!  Guests are invited to bring family and friends. Arrive early for a musical instrument petting zoo and pre-concert family fun!

 

Don McLean
Friday, February 16,2018, 7:30 pm
Orleans will perform at 7:30pm on Saturday, Feb. 17 at The Miller Lite Stage. The concert is free with festival admission. 
Willie Nelson
Saturday, March 37:30 pm (rescheduled from Feb.17).
Music legend Willie Nelson has rescheduled his February 17 concert during the Space Coast Seafood & Music Festival to Saturday, March 3 at Space Coast Daily Park in Viera – to completely recover from a bout with the flu.Good News For Feb. 17 Ticket Holders – Two for the price of one!Because of the postponement, Space Coast Daily Park has decided to offer Feb.17 ticket holders the bonus of being able to attend the rescheduled concert on March 3 – AND ALSO, enjoy admission to any one of the four days of great concerts, Feb 15-18, at the Space Coast Seafood & Music Festival, in Viera.Willie Nelson Feb. 17 ticket holders may now choose, as a bonus, one of the scheduled concerts with the Space Coast Symphony (Feb. 15), Don McLean (Feb. 16), a replacement for Willie Nelson (Feb.17), The Wailers (Feb.18), AND also use their ticket to see Willie Nelson perform on Saturday, March 3 at Space Coast Daily Park in Viera.Willie told his fans today he is up and about and is fully recovering from the flu that is pandemic across the country, but his doctor has determined that his voice needs more time to recuperate to give the performances you all love seeing.He also assured his fans he will resume his scheduled tour in early March, saying, “I will see you all down the road.”So, here is what Willie Nelson, Feb.17 ticket holders should do:Keep the ticket that they have purchased and attend any one of the concerts at the 2018 Space Coast Seafood & Music Festival AND ALSO attend the Willie Nelson concert, at the same location, now set for March 3.Stay tuned to Space Coast Daily for all up to date news.For further information call 1-855-386-3836 or email contact@spacecoastdaily.com
The Wailers will perform on Sunday, February 18 at 3 pm.
This concert is free with festival admission. Reserved VIP seating is available for $29 each and includes festival admission.  

All Concert Tickets Also Include Festival Admission

 

Hotel Reservations – “Where do I stay?” Terri can help you.
Call 1-855-386-3836 ext. 3 for seafood fest hotel deals and reservations. Ask for Terri.

Local Ticket Outlets

Tickets on sale at all TICKETMASTER locations OR CALL 1-855-745-3000

Get a 4-day festival pass for just $29 or a 4-day concert pass for just $49 and enjoy all the concerts and festival fun for 4-days. All concert tickets include festival admission. Single day festival tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the gates. Single day concert tickets are available starting at $20. Go to Walgreens or Ticketmaster for all your tickets.

Save Money – Buy Tickets at all Walgreens stores,  beginning January 3, 2018.

Questions call the festival at 1-855-386-3836 or 321-323-4460 or 321-615-8111 or 321-302-6565

SAVE MONEY – BUY TICKETS AT ALL AREA WALGREENS.

Click Here to see list of stores

Questions? 1-855-386-3836 or email us.

Vendor Applications

FOR SEAFOOD VENDOR APPLICATION

CLICK HERE

FOR ARTS & CRAFTS VENDOR APPLICATION

CLICK HERE

FOR MARKETPLACE VENDOR APPLICATION

CLICK HERE