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Fly Rod Event

November 19, 2015 Fly Rod Event

​Interested in seeing the beauty in the unexpected? If so, on December 4th-5th you are invited to an extraordinary event that deals with Fly Fishing, Rod Building, & boating. Here you will be able to see some incredible experts display the magnificence in this talent. Come out to Renzetti’s for this event. It will be a ton of fun filled with fishing and boating…what could be better? The event is held from 12pm-4pm on Friday the 4th & 9am-4pm on Saturday the 5th. | Admissions | Friday | $10.00 Saturday | $15.00 There are different costs for taking classes or for attending the seminar. Proceeds go to benefit Casting for Recovery Florida & Project Healing Waters. If you would like more Information, Click Here.

Forest Festival

October 9, 2015 Forest Festival

You must be at the Forest Festival located in the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary Management & Education Center! This fun filled event will be held on Saturday, November 7th, 2015 from 10am-3pm. Here at the Forest Festival you will love going on the guided hikes, exploring the environmental exhibitors, dancing to live music, getting your face painted, hearing special presentations and even participating in hands-on activities.  This event is FREE and FUN for the whole family!

Fall Festival

October 9, 2015 Fall Festival

Halloween is the one day a year that we can dress up and be whatever we want, so why wait till dark to start pretending. Get out your costumes and bags for candy! Make the Fall Festival a stop on your list of places to go. This awesome event will be held at the Port St. John Public Library. Guess what?! It’s free and for all ages. They will have cool crafts like painting a pumpkin and many others. This event is great for the whole family! On October 31st, it starts at 10:00am-1:45pm, snacks are provided.

Titusville Food & Craft Festival

September 28, 2015 Titusville Food & Craft Festival

Who doesn’t love a good festival, especially one with food and crafts? On October 4th, 2015 make sure to be at the Titusville Food & Craft Festival. You will see awesome vendors that are located inside and outside of the Searstown Mall. This is located by the Bealls Outlet entrance. Here is a sneak peek at some of the things you will find: Gourmet homemade food, desserts, fresh fruit and vegetables, and several local Arts and Crafts vendors. The address of this festival is 3550 S. Washington Ave (U.S.1) Titusville, FL, 32780

​Pet Friendly Vacations

June 15, 2015 ​Pet Friendly Vacations

Summertime is the best time for travelling to the Florida beaches. Often times pet owners have difficulty finding pet-friendly lodging, beaches, communities and attractions that allow pets to visit.  If you’re planning a vacation with your furry family members, look no further!  The Space Coast has everything you can imagine your summer vacation to be and guess what?  Bring your pets!  We welcome them with open arms. Load up Sparky and visit our very own Canova Dog Beach, Sebastian Inlet State Park or the quaint downtown Cocoa Village where storefronts love to see your furry friends. In addition, our communities boast Pet-Friendly special events each year including Yappy Hours, the Florida Corgi Picnic, and Happy Tails Dog Stroll-A- thon.  If you’re in the area and looking for a pet-friendly event, just ask our front desk team and they’ll be happy to give you a list of pet-friendly events and attractions.Many of our neighboring restaurants and dining establishments have...

Daytona 500

June 12, 2015 Daytona 500

NASCAR Daytona 500The most important and prestigious NASCAR race is almost upon us! The Daytona 500 is the opening race for NASCAR and by far has the largest purse of any other race. Its history dates back to 1959 which was the first Daytona 500 and coincided with the opening of the Daytona Speedway. This race is every NASCAR driver’s dream win. Travelers flock from all over to experience the speed, danger, noise, excitement and of course….the wrecks!Do you think Jimmie Johnson has what it takes to repeat his 2013 victory and take home the Harley J. Earl Trophy again this year?  Don’t miss your favorite drivers take on this 500 mile super race! Our Quality Inn Kennedy Space Center is a short commute to the Speedway and offers up sparkling clean rooms and service with a smile. Don’t pay outrageous prices for Daytona hotels…come stay with us! Reserve your room today to receive as special LSPEED discount. These discounted rooms go quick! Click here to...

Titusville Sea Turtle Festival

June 12, 2015 Titusville Sea Turtle Festival

The Annual Titusville Sea Turtle Festival is just around the corner!  The purpose for this annual festival is not just to celebrate the sea turtle, but it is to bring awareness to our local communities and rally for these endangered and threatened turtles.  It’s a great way to “think globally and act locally.”  Our Quality Inn Kennedy Space Center of Titusville, Florida is a short drive to the Titusville Sea Turtle Festival.  Books your rooms with us today!Come out and enjoy learning about sea turtle conservation while listening to live music and enjoying the unique artwork the festival brings in!  Historic, downtown Titusville will be alive with the sights and sounds of the festival.  Guests can make FREE reservations to attend one of the turtle watches!  This is a unique opportunity to see the sea turtles in action on their nests.  No flash photography, bring bug spray and lots of water to drink as turtle watching can take up to 4-5 hours.  Once you enter Canaveral National...

Green Initiatives

June 12, 2015 Green Initiatives

Our Hotel’s Green Initiatives:We are committed to protecting the world around us through a variety of corporate initiatives designed to reduce, reuse and recycle.  Each of us play an important role in protecting our environment and our planet.  Here are some of our green initiatives we have implemented here at our hotel.Conversion to all LED Lighting interior/exteriorWindow Tinting to reduce heating and cooling costsImplementation of a Preventative Maintenance programPurchasing the most energy efficient equipment availableTeam member training on best green practicesUse of Eco-Friendly, Green chemicalsPlanting indigenous landscaping which requires less waterInstall water censors on sprinkler systemsReplace aerators on all bath sinks reducing 2.5gal per minute to 1.5 galImplement a Linen Reuse for our guest roomsProvide recycling receptacles throughout hotel vending areas and exterior areasACs adjusted and lights turned off in non-use rooms throughout the hotelGuests have an option...

FL Runners Invitational

June 12, 2015 FL Runners Invitational

Cross country runners are you ready for the 16th Annual Florida Runners Invitational?  The Chain of Lakes Park in Titusville will host this fun-filled event on October 2nd and 3rd, 2015.  Designed around swampy orange groves, this course winds around a lovely chain of man-made lakes.  There is only a small fraction of the course which is out of view to spectators, so you’re sure to have a fantastic view no matter the spot you choose!  Be sure to cheer on your favorite competitors for this two-day event.The Quality Inn Kennedy Space Center is one of the preferred hotels this year in Florida’s largest cross country meet.  The 15th annual meet will be attended by about 150 different High Schools all throughout the state of Florida.Located only 8 miles from the venue, the Quality Inn Kennedy Space Center is offering discounted rates to the participants. To avail of this special rate, please use the booking link below or call the hotel directly at (321) 269-7110 and mention the...

Space Coast Birding & Wildlife Festival

June 11, 2015 Space Coast Birding & Wildlife Festival

The Space Coast is one of the best places to go birding.  With numerous species to discover, you are sure to see something amazing and vibrant.  The Great Florida Birding Trail runs through many parts of Florida but one of the most celebrated viewing areas is the Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge.Every year in January, Brevard County is host to the Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival.  For several years our Quality Inn Kennedy Space Center has been privileged to be the host property for this event and to provide our services to the many avian enthusiasts who attend. As the host hotel in the last few years, we’ve built special relationship and provide the following features and amenities that cater specifically to our birders;3AM Free Early Breakfast Served DailyPet and Eco-friendly Services and FacilitiesSpecial Birding Rates AvailableThis year we hope to have the attendees flock to our hotel again in their annual migration to the Space Coast.  If you are an attendee of the...

Pet Friendly Vacations

June 11, 2015 Pet Friendly Vacations

Summertime is the best time for traveling to the Floridabeaches.  Often times pet owners havedifficulty finding pet-friendly lodging, beaches, communities and attractionsthat allow pets to visit.  If you’replanning a vacation with your furry family members, look no further!  The Space Coast has everything you canimagine your summer vacation to be and guess what?  Bring your pets!  We welcome them with open arms. Load up Sparky and visit our very own Canova Dog Beach,Sebastian Inlet State Park or the quaint downtown Cocoa Village wherestorefronts love to see your furry friends. In addition, our communities boast Pet-Friendly special events each yearincluding Yappy Hours, the Florida Corgi Picnic, and Happy Tails Dog Stroll-A-Thon.  If you’re in the area and looking for apet-friendly event, just ask our front desk team and they’ll be happy to giveyou a list of pet-friendly events and attractions.Many of our neighboring restaurants and diningestablishments have outdoor, patio...

Thunder On Cocoa Beach

December 8, 2014 Thunder On Cocoa Beach

Annual Thunder on Cocoa BeachGet your blood racing and adrenaline pumping at our beautiful Cocoa Beach, Florida this May!  How you ask?  The Annual Thunder On Cocoa Beach Space Coast Super Boat Grand Prix takes place in May each year.  World famous race teams such as the Miss Geico Team, Instigator, WHM and the Spirit of Qatar are heading down to Cocoa to see who’s the best of the best in boat racing.  Pick a spot anywhere between the Cocoa Beach Pier and Lori Wilson Park to watch the boat races firsthand.  If you want the total experience, VIP tickets are available for purchase and provide you with the best seats on Cocoa Beach!  Our Quality Inn Kennedy Space Center hotel is a short drive to the racing venue and we have great, competitive rates available for race attendees!  Book here today.  For VIP Tickets to the Annual Thunder On Cocoa Beach please click here.