All About Brevard
Brevard County is located on the east coast of Central Florida with 72 miles of beautiful coastline along the Atlantic Ocean Shores. The Warm Tropical weather is perfect for a year round Florida Lifestyle and outdoor adventures including more than 200 parks, 11 sanctuaries, 3 campgrounds and two wildlife refuges offering recreational activities such as camping, hiking, kayaking, biking and exploring.
Boating, paddle-boarding, kite surfing, snorkeling, jet-skis, canoes, diving, fishing, surfing and countless more activities on, and under the water are all available on any one of the incredible intracoastal rivers, lakes or beaches including World Famous Cocoa Beach. Host to many annual professional and amateur surfing contests, boat racing events, festivals and concerts, there is always something to do on one of the many Brevard County beaches and surrounding beach communities.
3-2-1 Blast Off! Also known as the Space Coast, Brevard County is home to NASA and The Kennedy Space Center. Since 1968 Kennedy Space Center has been NASA's primary launch site for human spaceflight and continues to be the essential location of space exploration for both government and commercial programs. Launches are a regular occurrence on the Space Coast with each mission more exciting and more innovating than ever before.
Business and Industry, Brevard County has it. Including Port Canaveral, one of the worlds busiest cruise ports contributing hundreds of millions of dollars annually to The Space Coasts economy. Education, Trade, Government, Health, Tourism and the ever expanding field of Leisure & Hospitality as well as civilian and military employment at Patrick Air Base and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station all help to drive the Space Coast economy.
Culture and Entertainment abound on the Space Coast including The Maxwell C. King Center for Performing Arts, a venue featuring locally produced shows as well as appearances from some of today’s Top Entertainers. Among the over 100 annually scheduled events are regular professional performances from Brevards own Brevard Symphony Orchestra and The Space Coast Ballet.
Museums and attractions deep in Local & State Florida History, Environment and of course Science, are located throughout Brevard County including some of unique character.
Opened in 1992, The Brevard Zoo is home to over 900 animals and offers exhibits, tours, kayaking, train rides and thrilling, in the trees adventure trails including zip-lining over the tree tops and animals within the 75 acre facility. Want more? Up close animal encounters and even volunteering opportunities are available.
Local fine dining and nightlife including restaurants and clubs both large and small in Brevard County feature world famous cuisine, nationally distributed breweries and pubs as well as nightclubs and larger venues. Every single week the Space Coast is host to multi-business and vendor organized street parties, art shows, outdoor markets, exhibits and events.
With a booming infrastructure as well as Industry, Commercial and Housing, top rated schools in the state including higher education, miles of beautiful ocean and sandy beaches and flip flop weather all year long, The Space Coast sounds like Paradise.