FESTIVALS AND SPECIAL EVENTS
JENSEN BEACH PINEAPPLE FESTIVAL – The event has
been canceled but you can look forward to this exciting event
in November 2021. With a long tradition behind it, the festival
completed its 32nd year in 2019.
FESTIVAL OF TREES – The beloved annual event at
Riverside Theatre, which normally kicks off the holidays,
won’t go on this year. Come back in 2021 to see the forest of
trees custom-decorated around a theme. It always offers an
outstanding gingerbread village, vendors with unique and
unusual items, Santa and his shop, a skating rink with artificial
ice, and loads of decorations indoors and out.
STICKWORK AT MCKEE – Grand Central is a unique
walk-through sculpture work made of bent sticks, designed
and built by Patrick and Sam Dougherty and volunteers.
This is the second time a Stickwork sculpture was created at
McKee. Each one is quite different and draws admirers to the
garden for a chance to walk through and enjoy something
they can’t find anywhere else on the planet.
STUART BOAT SHOW – Hundreds of boats from 12 to
more than 90 feet grace the docks and shores of North Stuart
in the largest boat show on the Treasure Coast. Visit the boats
of your dreams during the two-day show. Related products
including personal watercraft, electronics, boat lifts, safety
equipment and inboard and outboard engines plus plenty
more from more than 175 vendors are on display. Attend
seminars and enjoy music, food and drinks. Northern tip of
Stuart at Old Dixie Highway. Jan. 15-17
VERO BEACH WINTER ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW –
Enjoy fine art, homegrown products and fine crafts. Roving
performers and yummy fair food top off the day at the Indian
River County Fairgrounds. Jan. 9-10
VERO BEACH HOME AND REMODEL SHOW – As in
the past, this intriguing show is adjacent to the Winter Arts
and Crafts Show. From A to Z find everything for the home
here displayed by 100 vendors eager to answer questions.
Discuss that dream project, get great ideas all in one location
and enjoy musical entertainment. Indian River County
Fairgrounds. Jan. 9-10
PORT SALERNO SEAFOOD FESTIVAL – Check back in
2022 for the popular seafood festival.
PORT ST. LUCIE SEAFOOD FESTIVAL - This two-day
family-friendly event has something for everyone. Shiploads
of the tastiest seafood around with many delicious landlubber
foods as well, amazing live music, nautical vendors and
unique merchants, pirates, mermaids and more. Jan. 30-31
HOBE SOUND FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS – Wonderful
fine art exhibits, glassmakers, jewelers, wood carvers, potters,
painters, unique crafts, green market, all in downtown Hobe
Sound along Old Dixie Highway south of Bridge Road. Feb.
GARDENFEST – The Gardenfest slated for Riverside Park in
Vero Beach returns Feb. 6-7, 2022. The Garden Club of Indian >>
McKEE BOTANICAL GARDEN
This amazing structure called Grand Central, made of bent sticks, was designed by Patrick and Sam Dougherty for McKee Botanical Garden in Vero Beach.