With super boats traveling speeds upwards of 200+ miles per hour, 80,000 event attendees and five days and nights of parties and concerts, the Thunder on Cocoa Beach Space Coast Super Boat Grand Prix is entertaining for the whole family. This year, the Thunder on Cocoa Beach super boat races will be returning for its seventh year on Florida’s Space Coast on May 11 to 15. This year’s race features more world class race teams than ever before.
Each year the Thunder on Cocoa Beach Space Coast Super Boat Grand Prix has drawn in crowds of 80,000 visitors to the Space Coast. There is five days and nights of pre-race and race actions including race parties, concerts and chances to see the power boats and meet the race teams up close and personal at Race Village in Port Canaveral.
Over the past six years, the Thunder on Cocoa Beach Space Coast Super Boat Grand Prix has grown in popularity and is now one of the most popular and attended events in Central Florida. The event draws in some of the top race teams in the World including Miss Geico, Boardco and Stihl. No where else in Florida can guests witness the thunder of unlimited power boat racing up close and at the beach.
There are multiple places for guests to watch the super boat races; the Cocoa Beach Pier, Shepard Park and Lori Wilson Park. Sunday is race day, so be sure to get ready for an epic race! Two races, one at noon and one at 2 p.m., will run from Jetty Park to Lori Wilson beach park. There will be a large area offshore to park your boats and get an out-of-this-world view to see the action up close and personal.
This year, the Thunder on Cocoa Beach super boat races has three different VIP Premium Viewing packages to choose from; Premium VIP, Thrillseeker premium viewing, Sunday VIP Premium Viewing, Kids VIP Premium Viewing. VIP Premium Viewing packages are limited so be sure not to miss out on these awesome deals. Leave your beach chairs at home and let Thunder on Cocoa Beach treat you like a real VIP.
THRILLSEEKER VIP: The Thrillseeker VIP Premium Viewing will get you the full VIP treatment at all five days of race parties, VIP access to the Wet Hot Pits and the Dry Pits, VIP Beach Cabana Access and Premium Race Viewing at your choice of three viewing locations: The Cocoa Beach Pier, Shepard Park or Lori Wilson Park. There will be giant flat-screen TVs and audio, with a live-stream of the race and race commentary. There will be food and drinks available at all of the VIP Premium Race viewing locations.
PREMIUM VIP: Great for those who want the full race experience. Ticket package includes everything our Thrillseeker VIP Premium Viewing holders get, plus an awesome race t-shirt.
SUNDAY VIP: If you can only make it to the races on Sunday, the Sunday VIP Premium Viewing package is great. Purchase the Sunday VIP Premium Viewing package for VIP Beach Cabana Access and Premium Race Viewing at your choice of three locations: The Cocoa Beach Pier, Shepard Park or Lori Wilson Park.
KIDS VIP: If you want to kickback with your kids VIP style, the Kids VIP Premium Viewing package is the way to go. The kids get full VIP treatment and premium race viewing at all three VIP Beach Cabana locations.
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By Alyssa Brady, Staff Writer