EVENT DATE : December 15, 11:00AM
Westgate Resorts Cocoa Beach Pier

Watch professional skydivers dressed as Santa demonstrate various skills and high-speed landings swerving around inflatable Christmas trees, carrying flags and attempting to land on a giant inflatable Santa chair. Great family fun. The first group of Santas lands at 11 a.m. Aircraft will then return for the next load of jumpers and continue process until 3:30 p.m. Facebook.com/SantaSkydivers



EVENT DATE : December 24, 8:00AM
End of Minutemen Causeway, Cocoa Beach

Surfing Santas Cocoa Beach is an annual Cocoa Beach tradition that brings hundreds of surfers dressed up as Santa. Watch them ride in on the waves, and kick off your Christmas holiday beachside at this free event. Just head on out to the Minutemen Causeway at 8 a.m. to join in on the action or just observe the fun. SurfingSantas.org



EVENT DATE : December 31, 9:00PM
Sandbar Sports Grill Cocoa Beach

The Sandbar Sports Grill is hosting a New Year's Eve bash featuring live entertainment by reggae group Dub Master. No cover, free Champagne toast and money balloon drop. Group takes the stage at 9 p.m.  SandbarSportsGrill.net



EVENT DATE : January 5, 9:00AM
First United Methodist Church of Cocoa Beach

Fresh from Florida produce, local eggs, raw honey, homemade bread, sweet treats, boiled peanuts, arts and crafts and more await you at the Space Coast Farmers' Market. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 3300 N. Atlantic Ave., Cocoa Beach, Florida



EVENT DATE : January 5, 10:00AM
2Fly Airborne Merritt Island

2Fly Airborne is hosting a career pilot open day at their Merritt Island facility from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 5 in an effort to recruit new pilots. The free event will consist of a presentation, a facility tour, and meet-and-greets with 2Fly staff and flight instructors. 900 Airport Road, Merritt Island, Florida, 321.453.2222, 2FlyAirborne.com



EVENT DATE : January 18, 6:00PM
Downtown Cocoa Beach on Minutemen Causeway

Look forward to live music, food vendors, family-friendly activities and much more at the Cocoa Beach Friday Fest. Event takes place in downtown Cocoa Beach on Minutemen Causeway between Orlando and Brevard avenues and is organized through the Cocoa Beach Area Merchants Association. Third Friday of the month, 6-10 p.m. MainStreetCocoaBeach.com



EVENT DATE : January 19, 10:00AM
Brevard Veterans Memorial Park in Merritt Island

The Florida Key Lime Pie Company will be presenting its Eighth Annual Florida Key Lime Pie Festival on Saturday, Jan. 19, at Brevard Veterans Memorial Park in Merritt Island. It’s a fun-filled day with live music, food trucks, street performances, Key lime pie contests and Florida’s BEST Key Lime Pie! 10 a.m  - 6 p.m. Facebook.com/FloridaKeyLimePieFestival



EVENT DATE : 23-28
Eastern Florida State College North Campus

One of the largest birding and wildlife festivals in the United States! Discover why Florida’s Space Coast is your launch pad to incredible nature-based experiences. The Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival features world-class photographers, field trips, workshops and presentations. SCBWF.org



EVENT DATE : January 23, 1:31AM
Cape Canaveral Air Force Station - SLC 37B

WGS 10 will launch the 10th wideband global SATCOM spacecraft formerly known as the Wideband Gapfiller satellite at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Times and date may vary according to weather. Check for updates. SpaceCoastLaunches.com