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There are excellent opportunities for lodging reasonably near the Festival site at Wickham Park. Below are some of the facilities available to our out-of-town visitors:


Candlewood Suites

Returning for 2023 as the official lodging sponsor (a Diamond Level Sponsor) of the Native Rhythms Festival is the Candlewood Suites, located at 2930 Pineda Causeway, Melbourne, FL 32940. This is a beautiful facility that has been completely renovated, situated in a lightly populated, safe area, convenient to our event site. (Click on an image below to see an enlarged view.)


All rooms are beautifully laid out and guests enjoy the following features:

A full kitchen with a full size refrigerator, microwave, and stovetop burners. 
50" LCD TV.
High-speed Internet connection through free WiFi.
Spacious work area.
Free laundry facilities.
Fitness center.
Candlewood Cupboard where you can purchase meals, snacks, and sundry items at value prices.
IHG Rewards Club  earns point for each stay.


A block of rooms has been set aside for our 2023 visitors to the Native Rhythms Festival. Make your reservations by calling the hotel front desk directly at 321-821-9009 (DO NOT USE THE ON-LINE BOOKING SERVICE) and use the block event code "NAT" to get the following special Native Rhythms Festival rates: (these rates save you around $40 a night!)

Single Bed Suite:    $109 + taxes
Two Double Bed Suite:    $109 + taxes

Thursday Evening BBQ

The management of the Candlewood Suites has graciously invited all Native Rhythms Festival personnel (performers, vendors, guests, and all others), guests at the hotel or not, to a complementary Bar-B-Que on Thursday evening in the lobby and outside under the outback gazebo (photos above). 

Some Other Nearby Hotels/Motels

Located near the intersection of I-95 and Wickham Rd. (exit 191):

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott - 321-425-2800
La Quinta Inn & Suites - Melbourne - 321-242-9400
Holiday Inn - Viera - 321-255-0077
Hampton Inn - Viera - 321-255-6868

Located near the intersection of I-95 and the Pineda Causeway (exit 188):


Located near the intersection of I-95 and Eau Gallie Blvd. (exit 183):


Located near the intersection of I-95 and U.S. 192 (exit 180):

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott - 321-722-2220
La Quinta Inn & Suites (Melbourne-Palm Bay) - 321-724-2050
Melbourne All Suites - Melbourne - 321-724-5840 
Days Inn - Melbourne - 321-724-2051
Budget Inn - 321-724-5450
Woodspring Suites - West Melbourne - 321-312-3680
Holiday Inn Express - West Melbourne - 321-345-4186 
Hampton Inn (Melbourne) - 321-956-6200


Hilton Melbourne Beach - Oceanfront - 321-777-5000
Radisson Suite Hotel Oceanfront - 321-773-9260
Crowne Plaza Melbourne-Oceanfront - 321-777-4100
Atlantic Inn - 321-779-9994

Other quality area hotels/motels:

Suburban Extended Stay - 321-768-9777
Extended Stay America - Melbourne Airport - 321-733-6050
Residence Inn by Marriott - Melbourne - 321-723-5740
Courtyard by Marriott - Melbourne West - 321-724-6400
Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place - 321-768-0200

Other hotels/motels are available in the area, including some more beachside on Hwy A1A. Contact us if you have questions about additional lodging requirements.


The nearest camping facilities are conveniently located within Wickham Park, just a short hike from the Amphitheater & festival ground (click here to see a satellite view of the Wickham Park grounds, highlighting the campgrounds and the Amphitheater area). There are 133 campsites with full water and electric hook-ups and 20 rustic campsites within the campground. 

For a detailed description of the camping facilities and rates, and to make reservations, visit the official campground website at:


Reservation Procedures

Two-night minimum payment must be received before confirmation of reservation is issued. Balance must be paid upon check-in for reservations for less than 30 days. For camping reservations longer than 30-days, payment must be made 30-days in advance to guarantee site each month. 


Semi-Improved (water/elec) or rustic:
$39.77 (including tax) per day;

Campground prices published here are subject to change.

Click here to review the campground rules & regulations.

To reserve your spot or if you have questions, contact Wickham Park at:

By mail: Wickham Park
2500 Parkway Drive
Melbourne, FL 32935
Phone: (321) 255-4307
Fax: (321) 255-4343
e-mail: wickham.park@brevardparks.com

Regarding e-mail sent to brevardparks.com: Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

The campground at Wickham Park is very popular; to ensure there will be a site available for your visit to the Native Rhythms Festival, early reservations are recommended.


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