Vero Beach Happenings

brain_freeze_logo.pngVero Beach, Florida is a beautiful seaside community on Florida’s Atlantic coast. Beautiful beaches, waterfront parks, quaint shops, unique restaurants and boutique hotels are just a few highlights. Here are some other places of interest to help you plan your trip. Don’t forget to stop by Brain Freeze Cafe for the best subs, soups, sandwiches, frappes and frozen yogurt on the Treasure Coast!

Historic Dodgertown – Vero Beach, Florida is a multi-sport, 79-acre complex on Florida’s Treasure Coast managed by former Dodger owner Peter O’Malley in a partnership since 2012. O’Malley, whose family developed and expanded the site formerly known as “Dodgertown” for nearly 50 years, partnered with his sister Terry O’Malley Seidler and former Dodger star pitchers Chan Ho Park and Hideo Nomo.

The home of Dodger Spring Trainings from 1948-2008, it was the starting place for six World Championships and 14 N.L. Pennant-winning teams. Numerous Baseball Hall of Fame players trained on these hallowed grounds, as well as 19 visits from professional teams in Asia.

The all-inclusive facility, owned by Indian River County, gives teams of all ages the unique opportunity to train, play, dine and stay together in on-site villas. Participants utilize one of 10 ½ playing fields (seven are Musco-lighted for night games), including a new cloverleaf of youth baseball/softball fields with concessions area and new multi-purpose field (110 by 150 yards) for football, soccer and lacrosse. Other amenities include clubhouses, two full-sized weight rooms, dining room, Stadium Club lounge and a competition-size swimming pool. The home of 6,500-seat Holman Stadium, Historic Dodgertown – Vero Beach, Florida provides an all-encompassing experience for guests and is the ideal setting to build a championship team. It’s the perfect location for tournaments, camps, schools, business conferences and seminars.

Vero Beach Museum of Art – The Vero Beach Museum of Art is located at 3001 River Park Drive, Vero Beach, Florida. It houses regional, state and national art exhibits and includes a sculpture garden. The Vero Beach Museum of Art is the principal cultural arts facility of its kind on Florida’s Treasure Coast. The accredited art museum includes art exhibitions, a sculpture garden, studio art and humanities classes, exhibition tours, performances, a museum store, film studies, an art research library, workshops and seminars, children and youth events, and community cultural celebrations.

McKee Botanical Garden – McKee Botanical Garden, Inc. is a private, not-for-profit cultural organization located at the southern gateway to Vero Beach, Florida, with the mission of “nurturing and enhancing a historic garden in a unique tropical setting for the education, enjoyment and enrichment of all.”

The garden is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a historic Florida landmark. It has been endorsed by The Garden Conservancy as a project of National Significance and received the Florida Trust’s “Outstanding Achievement in Landscape Architecture” in 2002.

McKee Botanical Garden is known for its 18-acre subtropical jungle hammock, filled with plants appropriate for horticultural growing zone 9B. This dense and diverse collection also features several restored architectural treasures.

Riverside Theatre – Riverside Theatre, Inc. is committed to providing a total theatre arts experience that entertains, challenges, and educates both adults and children.

  • Producing quality works from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Regional Theatres with an emphasis on high production values
  • Providing the youth of the community with a broad range of education opportunities that will cultivate tomorrow’s artist and audiences, while building the skills of today
  • Providing a nurturing and collaborative environment for the artist, educators, and staff

Come visit us at:
Brain Freeze Cafe brain_freeze_penguin_120
2217 7th Ave
Vero Beach, FL32960

(772) 492-9356