We asked and you answered. This years Readers’ Choice Awards feature your favorite people, places and things on the Space Coast.

 

PLACE TO SIP A MARGARITA

GRILLS SEAFOOD DECK AND TIKI BAR

(Port Canaveral and Melbourne Riverside) Get there by boat or land at either location and enjoy a stunning view and cold drinks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLACE TO HAVE LUNCH

PIZZA GALLERY AND GRILL

A local favorite for lunch or dinner, the lunch buffet is quick, easy and delicious.

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLACE TO HAVE DINNER

AMICI’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT AND PIZZERIA

The welcoming staff at Amici’s is just one detail that makes it a favorite.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUNDAY BRUNCH

RIVER ROCKS

The Sunday Brunch at River Rocks is not to be missed. The menu includes fresh seafood, a waffle station and, of course, refreshing mimosas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROMANTIC RESTAURANT

DJON’S STEAKHOUSE AND LOBSTER HOUSE

A sophisticated spot with delectable food.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHARITY EVENT

ST. BALDRICK’S FOUNDATION EVENT

Shaving the way to conquer kids’ cancer, this event is one-of-a-kind. Supporters shave their heads in exchange for donations. Young and old and male and female were among the shavees this year. The event raised over $150,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOCAL FESTIVAL

MELBOURNE ART FESTIVAL

The Melbourne Art Festival is our Readers’ favorite and is also ranked in the top-30 of fine art and craft shows in the nation by Sunshine Artist Organization.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THEATER COMPANY

THE HISTORIC COCOA VILLAGE PLAYHOUSE

Originally opened to the public in 1924, showing silent movies, the playhouse now bills itself as “Broadway on Brevard.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ENTERTAINMENT EXPERIENCE

MAXWELL C. KING CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

The King Center offers it all from Broadway productions to children’s theatre from ballet to rock ‘n roll.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOCAL ATTRACTION

BREVARD ZOO

Built entirely by volunteers, the local community still rallies to support the Brevard Zoo, recently named one of TripAdvisor’s Top Ten Zoos.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RADIO STATION PERSONALITY

TIMMY VEE OF 107.1 WA1A

Space Coast residents have been waking up to Timmy Vee on the WA1A morning show since 1991.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WATCH A ROCKET LAUNCH

TITUSVILLE ALONG US1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLACE TO GO FISHING

SEBASTIAN INLET

This park is a favorite for anglers from all over for catching snook, redfish, bluefish, and Spanish mackerel from its jetties.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NATURE TRAILS

ENCHANTED FOREST NATURE SANCTUARY

This 462-acre forest preserves a variety of natural habitats found in Brevard. Over four miles of hiking trails allow visitors to enjoy the natural beauty of our area.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GOLF COURSE

DURAN GOLF COURSE

What was ounce a sod farm is now a pluch course offering gentle breezes on warm, Florida days.

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOCAL PLACE FOR A STAYCATION

CROWNE PLAZA MELBOURNE OCEANFRONT RESORT

An idea location for a local’s staycation with amenities like posh beds, pampering spa and a picturesque restaurant.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FACIAL COSMETIC SURGEON

DR. ROSS CLEVENS

Clevens Center for Facial Cosmetic Surgery.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COSMETIC PROCEDURE

DR. ROXANNE GUY

Brevard Plastic Surgery and Skin Treatment Center.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLACE TO WORK OUT

HEALTH FIRST PRO-HEALTH

With certified staff, state-of-the-art equipment and plethora of class offerings, our readers love to stay active at Health First Pro-Health.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BOUTIQUE

DOWNTOWN DIVAS

With a constantly changing inventory, Downtown Divas is one spot to visit often.

 

 

 

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