Next Big VMC Event
18 March – 10-11 AM
18 March — Commemoration of the Last Naval Battle of the American Revolution 1000-1300 VMC Plaza, Museum and Gray Hall
An Unofficial Upcoming Brevard Veterans Events Community Calendar
17 Mar — Boomer Guide Senior Expo 0900-1230 Hilton Rialto Place near the airport; Ballroom. Exhibits, Veteran Info, Free Parking and Admission – VMC and MOAACC/GDF will have a table. Call 321-242-1235 for more info and to register vendors.
18 Mar — Commemoration of the Last Naval Battle of the American Revolution 1000-1300 VMC Plaza, Museum and Gray Hall
25 Mar — Space Coast Jeep Club Show and Blessing at VMC Plaza area 1000-1400.
25 Mar— Medal of Honor Tribute Annual Spring Fling at Veterans Memorial Park (North Central) 1100-1600. Food, Drinks, Bounce House, Games etc, as fundraiser for the MOH Monument. Contact USA River Rats at VMC (Don Flammio) for more information.
29 Mar— Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Ceremony and pinning at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery in Scottsmoor/Mims 1530-1630.
01 Apr — American Legion AUX 344 annual Easter Egg Hunt at Veterans Memorial Park 1300-1500
01 Apr — Military Family Appreciation Dinner to Celebrate the Month of the Military Child and Fun Fest sponsored by AVET at Cocoa Beach Country Club 1700-2000. email: email@example.com
14 Apr — ShrimpFest at Port Canaveral by Propeller Club Great food, raffles, auction, prizes, sponsors, etc Fundraiser. Details in early April.
16 Apr — Tough Ruck Boston 26.2 For The Fallen. Steve Celeste a Brevard County GWOT veteran will be among 1000 doing a Tough Ruck March during the Boston Marathon to raise money for the children and families of the fallen. Donation and information through: https://runsignup.com/
21 Apr — Greggie and the Jets Elton John Tribute Rockin the Sunset Concert for a Cause: We Honor Veterans of St. Francis Reflections 1900-2100 Space Coast Main Stadium in Viera. Tickets through: ReflectionsLSC.org/Eltonjohn. Or Text “EltonJohn” to 41444.
29 Apr — Brevard Parkinson’s Alliance 5K to raise funds to beat Parkinson’s. 0700-1200 Veterans Memorial Park, Center and Plaza. 0800 5 K Run with Running Zone and 1000 1K Walk.Stroll for those with Parkinson’s. Register on line at secure.runningzone.com.
29 Apr — 2nd Annual NVHS Charity Golf Tournament. Details in late March. Call NVHS on 321-208-7562 for more info.
01-07 May — Florida’s 35th Annual Vietnam and All Veterans Reunion at Wickham Park, Melbourne. Traveling Wall , both, food and drinks, entertainment, displays, and more. Contact VVB Quartermaster Faye Nelson for more information. Schedule, Sunday 01 May — Escort and Assemble Wall; 02 May 1500-1700 Wreath Laying and Ceremony first come first served. Register via email yo firstname.lastname@example.org. after 11 April ;Reunion 04-08 May all day.
07 May — Back Brevard Heroes Festival to honor First Responders and Veterans, VMC Plaza, Gray Hall and Park 0930- 1400.
20 May — Space Coast Military and Family Appreciation Day and BBQ — On Armed Forces Day 2023, From 1500-1900 at the VMC and Park. Featuring CW Award winning singer Rocky Lynne!!!! “Heroes Come from Small Towns” and “Proud to Be a Soldier: Active duty unit displays, music, food, kids games, many special activities to honor our active duty forces and their families who eat free. Co sponsored by CBRCC/ MAC, VMC, MOAACC Good Deeds Foundation and Military Recruiters.
26 May— Ride For Freedom and Torch Walk for the Fallen (1700-2000) VMC Plaza and Center with Rolling Thunder FL-1 as first events of Florida Wide Ride for Freedom.
27 May— Space Coast Harley Davidson Ride for Freedom Festival (1000-1700). Details in March., Sponsored by RTFL-1.
28 May — Ride for Freedom Kicks Off VMC 0900 -1200 via plaza, mall and Gray Hall Ceremony
29 May — Memorial Day Remembrance VMC 0930-1030
29 May— Memorial Day Ceremony at the Cape Canaveral National Cemetery in Scottsmoor/Mims 0900-1000
03 Jun — Annual Courageous Division NSCC Sea Cadet Awards Ceremony, VMC Gray Hall and Library 0800- 1500
24 Jun — Military Appreciation Night at Space Coast Stadium in Viera during USSSA Pride Professional Women’s Fast Pitch Softball Game. Honoring Active Duty and Veterans. Details in early May.
04 Jul — Annual BCSO/VMC Independence Day Parade – Details in May. AVET BBQ for Vets planned after the Parade at VMC.
06 Aug — Purple Heart Remembrance Day by MOPH Brevard at the VMC Gray Hall and Plaza 1400-1600. Details in June.
11 Sep — Patriot Day 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at VMC 1630-1900. Details in July.
26 Oct— BCSO Shredder Event – VM PARK – 0900-1030.
11 Nov — SFR Veterans Day 5K VM PARK and Center – 0600-1000; Merging to:
11 Nov — VMC Veterans Day Ceremony Plaza, Center, Gray Hall with lunch courtesy of Chick Fil a on Route 520 — 1030—1230
12 Nov — Sixth Annual NVHS Homestretch 5K for Homeless Veterans. Details in August. Call NVHS 321-208-7562 for more info.