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WATCH: Thunder on Cocoa Beach Offshore Powerboat Race Activities Now Underway

Join the excitement for four days and nights of parties, concerts and plenty of racing

LOOK: the Thunder on Cocoa Beach VIP Juice n Java Pre-Party is underway in downtown Cocoa Beach to kick off the super boat racing season. The After Party will take place at JT’s Lounge at La Quinta. Live music will be performed by The Others featuring music legends from Three Dogs Night.

The Thunder on Cocoa Beach offshore powerboat races are underway for their 12th year on Florida’s Space Coast May 19-22. Join the excitement for four days and nights of parties, concerts and plenty of racing. The Space Coast Super Boat Grand Prix is ​​one of the most popular family attractions in Central Florida. The event, one of the largest in Central Florida, attracts the best racing teams in the world to compete in different classes, with Class 1 reaching speeds in excess of 175 mph.

BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA BEACH, FLORIDA – Powerboat racing off Thunder on Cocoa Beach began for the 12th year on Florida’s Space Coast May 19-22.

Join the excitement for four days and nights of parties, concerts and plenty of racing.

The Space Coast Super Boat Grand Prix is ​​one of the most popular family attractions in Central Florida.

The event, one of the largest in Central Florida, attracts the best racing teams in the world to compete in different classes, with Class 1 reaching speeds in excess of 175 mph.

LOOK: Food and boat races. Space Coast Daily’s Karina Connor sits down with Fishlips Waterfront Bar & Grill’s Mike Schwarz to talk about the exciting range of boat racing activities this week. Thunder on Cocoa Beach returns to the Space Coast and here’s what you need to know.

Event calendar

  • MAY 18, 2022 (Wednesday)

  • MAY 19, 2022 (Thursday)

    • 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM – High Octane Juice ‘N Java Café Launch Party – Cocoa Beach

    • 10pm-Closing – After Party – Official Thunder at Cocoa Beach After Party JT’s Social Bar (inside Cocoa Beach La Quinta Inn)

  • MAY 20, 2022 (Friday)

    • 9am-5pm – Registration & Inspection: Race Village- Racer Village Flounder Dr

    • 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM Thunder on Cocoa Beach Block Party – Downtown Cocoa Beach – Meet the Runners

    • 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Coconuts on the Beach VIP PARTY *while supplies last

    • 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. GG&R VIP Wine Tasting *while supplies last

    • 10pm-Closing – After Party – Official Thunder at Cocoa Beach After Party JT’s Social Bar (inside Cocoa Beach La Quinta Inn)

  • MAY 21, 2022 (Saturday)

    • 5.30pm-11pm Concert: Generation Radio @ Lori Wilson Park

    • 10pm-Closing – After Party – Official Thunder at Cocoa Beach After Party JT’s Social Bar (inside Cocoa Beach La Quinta Inn)

  • MAY 22, 2022 (Sunday)

    • 9am-4pm – Launch @ Scorpion Marine

    • 9am-4pm – Motorboats in dry pits: Race Village Flounder Dr.

    • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    • 10:00 a.m. – Start of the 1st Race

    • 6:00 p.m. – Prize Giving – Cocoa Beach Hilton Ballroom