Be Civic Minded
After relaxing on the beach, splashing around in the pool, and hanging out in the hotel, sometimes what your vacation needs is some entertainment to shake things up.
The area is packed with attractions of all kinds and events at the local civic centers. Check out our Event Calendar to see what show or expo you may be interested in.
Vote Up Your Favorites. Places below are listed by number of votes.
Civic Centers (7)
Max K Rodes Community Center (West Melbourne)
This 134-acre community park features nine multipurpose fields (three lighted), four lighted baseball fields, three softball fields (two lighted), one tee ball field, two lighted basketball courts, four concession buildings, three playgrounds, two large pavilions, three family pavilions, pedways, boardwalks, nature preserve areas, a fishing pier, two restroom buildings, a maintenance building, and an 18,000-square-foot community center. The community center was built to hurricane standards to be used as a special needs shelter and provides a gymnasium, banquet kitchen with serving counter, a large multi-use/banquet room with divider, three meeting/multi-use rooms, and two sets of restrooms (one set with showers).1
Melbourne Auditorium (Melbourne)
The Melbourne Auditorium is a flexible, multi-use facility located on Florida’s Space Coast and central to accommodations, transportation, and a variety of Florida attractions. The facility boosts over 20,000 square feet of usable space including two meeting rooms (side halls) and a main hall. This facility can also be configured into one large open space that is great for large events.
Eau Gallie Civic Center (Eau Gallie)
The Eau Gallie Civic Center, located in Melbourne’s EGAD (Eau Gallie Art’s District) is a multi-use facility with 14,600 sq. ft. of rental space. The building was designed to meet community needs with areas for classes, sports activities, meetings, special events and rentals. It includes a gymnasium, two multi-purpose rooms, kitchen, and offices for the Parks & Recreation Department. The Center hosts classes, rentals, special events, dances, trade shows & exhibitions, sporting events, conventions, and camps.
Cocoa Civic Center (Cocoa)
With a beautiful panoramic view of Riverfront Park and the Indian River in historic Cocoa Village, the Cocoa Civic Center is an elegant venue for any corporate function, special event, meeting or celebration.
Front Street Civic Center (Melbourne)
Melbourne’s Front Street Civic Center offers meeting and event space with one of the best views in town. The facility is adaptable to wedding receptions, business luncheons/meetings, volunteer appreciation events, training sessions, and parties. Groups may rent the entire building, one large room that has views of the Indian River Lagoon, or a smaller room for meetings. Large grounds and a gazebo provide lovely settings for outdoor activities, as well. The park provides a covered pavilion, boat ramps and parking.
Lipscomb Park Community Center (Melbourne)
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Wickham Park Pavillion (Melbourne)
Wickham Park Community Center is a 18,000 square foot building with full size gymnasium (500 people), full kitchen, a small room (30-40 people), medium room (60-70 people), and large room (900-100 people) for classes and rentals