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Vero Beach is a charming seaside town located on Florida’s Treasure Coast. Situated along the Atlantic coastline, Vero Beach is a haven for golf, water sports, nature tours and fishing. Peaceful beaches, parks, museums, and fine shopping and dining in its quaint downtown are all part of its “Old Florida” charm.

The city boasts a thriving cultural arts community with a packed calendar of performances, concerts and exhibitions taking place throughout the season. Since the early part of the century, the area continues to attract artists, writers, poets, and others who are passionate about the arts.

Vero Beach is highly accessible by plane. Melbourne, Orlando and Palm Beach are the nearest international airports. Private planes can fly into Vero Beach Airport, which is only a 15-minute drive from Windsor.

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Art & Design

  • The Laura (Riding) Jackson Foundation

    The Laura (Riding) Jackson Foundation

    225 Live Oak Drive
    Vero Beach, FL 32963

    Founded to preserve and interpret the home of poet Laura (Riding) Jackson and promote literary programs that nurture passion for the written word. Located on the grounds of the Environmental Learning Center.

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  • Vero Beach Museum of Art

    Vero Beach Museum of Art

    3001 Riverside Park Drive
    Vero Beach, FL 32963

    Educational, studio art and humanities programs; exhibitions; and collections of important American and international works of art.

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Performing Arts

  • Riverside Theatre

    Riverside Theatre

    3250 Riverside Park Drive
    Vero Beach, FL 32963

    Professional works from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Regional Theatres are presented with an adjacent Children’s Theatre and popular Distinguished Lecture

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  • Vero Beach Theatre Guild

    Vero Beach Theatre Guild

    2020 San Juan Ave
    Vero Beach, FL 32960

    Community theater at its finest with mainstage productions, numerous workshops and events for adults and children.

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  • The Emerson Center

    The Emerson Center

    1590 27th Avenue
    Vero Beach, FL 32960

    The 800-seat center offers a Celebrated Speakers Series, free Florida Humanities programs and an impressive roster of comedy and music primarily for adults.

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  • Ballet Vero Beach

    Ballet Vero Beach

    1707 16th St
    Vero Beach, FL 32960

    Performances by the professional resident company, the presentation of reputable national and international dance artists, and educational and community outreach programs for chidlren and adults. Main performing venue is the Vero Beach High School Performing Arts Center.

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  • Atlantic Classical Orchestra

    Atlantic Classical Orchestra

    1895 Saint Edward's Drive
    Vero Beach, FL 32963

    A world–class performing arts organization dedicated to presenting performances of both orchestral and chamber music. Performing venue is the Waxlax Center for the Performing Arts.

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  • Indian River Symphonic Society

    Indian River Symphonic Society

    1901 23rd Street
    Vero Beach, FL 32960

    Continuing the tradition of bringing the world’s finest orchestras, conductors and soloists to Vero Beach. All concerts are performed at The Community Church of Vero Beach.

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  • Vero Beach Choral Society

    Vero Beach Choral Society

    1901 23rd Street,
    Vero Beach, FL 32960

    Performances of choral music and music education opportunities. All concerts are performed at The Community Church of Vero Beach.

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  • Vero Beach Opera

    Vero Beach Opera

    1707 16th St
    Vero Beach, FL 32960

    Fully-staged professional opera productions, concerts and international vocal competitions. Main performing venue is the Vero Beach High School Performing Arts Center.

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Nature & Wildlife

  • Environmental Learning Center

    Environmental Learning Center

    255 Live Oak Drive
    Vero Beach, FL 32963

    Native Florida in a peaceful lagoon setting with beautiful vistas and close-up encounters with wildlife and native plants.

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  • McKee Botanical Garden

    McKee Botanical Garden

    350 U.S. 1
    Vero Beach, FL 32962

    A preserved tropical hammock, McKee is a beautiful oasis of streams, ponds and trails of native vegetation and exotic specimens from around the world

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  • Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge

    Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge

    8385 South Highway A1A
    Melbourne Beach, FL 32951

    Designated to protect habitat for what is the most significant area for loggerhead sea turtle nesting in the Western Hemisphere, and the most significant area for green turtle nesting in North America.

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  • Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge

    Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge

    Public use areas are located on the Historic Jungle Trail, in Indian River County off of U.S highway A1A, 3.7 miles north of the Wabasso Beach Road (CR 510) or 3.3 miles south of Sebastian Inlet.

    More than 5,400 acres of protected waters and lands and the first designated national wildlife refuge.

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  • Sebastian Inlet State Park

    Sebastian Inlet State Park

    The Park is located just five miles north of Windsor.

    The premier saltwater fishing spot on Florida's east coast, this park is a favorite for anglers, surfers and history buffs.

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