Holiday Happenings in Indian River County 2020

Cookies & Juice with Santa and Mrs. Claus

Santa Claus is coming to town and bringing Mrs. Claus for Cookies & Juice!

Other activities include Holiday-themed Photo Ops, the Jump Pillow, Orange Blossom Express, Rat Rollers, Barnyard Ball Games, Corn Hole, Air Cannon, and Mower-Go-Round! Good from 10 am to 2 pm. Admission is $5 per person.

Holi-DAYS at McKee

Holi-DAYS at McKee will feature almost a month of fun, family-friendly daytime holiday festivities including weekly holiday-themed activities (storytime, crafts, and games),

Pictures with Santa at CW Willis Family Farms

Holiday pictures are a must… why not take them in the fresh air! Come see us Saturday the 19th to cross “pictures with Santa” off your holiday list!

Sippin’ with Santa Holiday Market at Filthy’s

Shop Small this year for all your gift needs. You will find lots of last-minute gift ideas at our Holiday Market with several booths offering customizable gifts on site.

Wintergreen Night Lights at ELC

Experience the mangrove tunnels by canoe as you glide under mangrove trees lit with holiday lights (pre-booking required, note they sell out quickly). Explore our Discovery Station at night and the beauty of our aquariums. Relax by our bonfire with smores and get into the holiday spirit!

Run Run Santa 1 Mile

It’s fun. It’s festive. It’s happening for the 4th year…the Run Run Santa 1 Mile is back! The exclusive, all-Santa event in Vero Beach takes place on Sunday, December 20, 2020. It features a fast, festive 1 mile downtown course that’s perfect for everyone from elite runners to families looking to celebrate the holidays together. Race it, run it, walk it!

Cowboy Christmas at LaPorte Farms

Come visit our Winter wonderland with over 80,000 twinkling lights. Great photo/video ops. Feed the critters. Enjoy live reindeer, pony rides, hay rides, face painting, Italian ice & great food. Letters to Santa. Santa arrives on horseback at 5pm.

Santa Baby Photoshoot

Santa Baby, slip a sable under the tree, for me! Or this fabulous photoshoot! This makes an amazing gift to a special someone and your photos will be available for print before Christmas!

Ugly Sweater Party at Capt Hiram’s

Eat, drink, and be ugly with us on National Ugly Sweater Day! Join us on Friday. December 18th to enjoy live music from East Harbor and party in your ugliest holiday attire!

Holiday Cards for Seniors

Handmade card kits and holiday cards are available at the North IRC Library or make your own. Return it to the library by December 19, and we will make sure it is delivered to a senior in the community. 

Rock the Holidays with Jesse and the Thieves

Celebrate the Christmas season on this Rockin evening!

Ugly Sweater Party at Mash Monkeys

Bust out those ugly sweaters! It’s time for an ugly sweater party! We’ll have live music by Thomas Wesley Bowman, as well as special beer releases. Stay tuned!

Jingle Ball Bar Crawl

It’s that time of year to spread Christmas cheer for a good cause. The Jingle Ball Bar Crawl is raising funds for Kristina Conn Foundation who supports local families in need. The foundation wants to reassure families there is ALWAYS LOVE AND HOPE in any situation.

Letters to Santa & Holiday Pictures

Not sure how to send a letter to Santa Claus? Not able to get a picture with Santa this year? We’ve got you covered. We’ve set up cardboard cutouts for you to use as props for your own holiday pictures!

Vero Holiday Shopping Vendor Event

Stop by every Saturday in November and December and check out all of our local mom and pop vendors and businesses.

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