Vero Heritage Inc Logo
Vero Heritage, Inc. Board of Directors meeting

at the Heritage Center on the 3rd Wednesday of

each month at 4:30 pm.

The Heritage Center and Indian River Citrus Museum
2140 14th Avenue, Vero Beach, FL 32960
(772) 770-2263

Office Hours: Tuesday - Friday 10 am - 4 pm
Museum Hours:  Tuesday - Friday 10 am - 4 pm

Click here for map to the Heritage Center

Welcome to The Heritage Center
Virtual Marquee

Third Thursday Dances
Sponsored by USA Dance
3rd Thursday each month 7:00 - 10:00 pm
Next scheduled event is September 18th

See What Waldo Built!
A Narrated Tour of Sexton's Buildings
Tuesday September 23rd

We had such a positive response to the initial tour that we're having a 2nd "Waldo Tour".  We're working out the details...

Call soon so you don't miss the bus.

or email for more information

Vero Beach Bridal Show and Tour
Sunday, September 28
Bridal Show - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Fashion Show - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    VIP Bridal Tour - 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Attendance is offered in two different formats:
  - Exhibitor displays and fashion show only is one option
  - A second option is the VIP Bride experience which includes the VIP Bridal Tour

 Go to for more information and to register to attend.

Pilates Class with Janice Broda
Tuesdays & Thursdays
5:15-6:15 pm
Dates Will Vary - Click here for Pilates schedule

No classes on August 5th, 7th, or 21st


 Indian River Citrus Museum and Gift Shop


Open Tues - Fri, 10 am - 4 pm

Closed Sat-Mon and major holidays

Looking for a location for your Event or Celebration?

Contact us for rates & availability:

772-770-2263  or 

Your Imagination in Our Location 

for your Perfect Celebration!


Indian River Citrus Museum and Gift Shop



The Heritage Center is located at 2140 14th Avenue 

between 21st Street and Pocahontas Park

in the historic, downtown Vero Beach

The Main Hall is available to rent for events and celebrations, such as weddings, parties, seminars, concerts and meetings. Take a closer look on the Rental Venue page.

Ongoing and special events happen all the time.  For more details than what's on the above Virtual Marquee, visit the Events page.

In the north wing (left-hand side) of the building, there's a museum full of history and artifacts from the Indian River citrus industry, and a gift shop with Vero and citrus treasures you can take home.  For a preview, visit the Citrus Museum page or the Gift Shop page. 

Looking to be more involved in your history?  Please check out volunteer and membership opportunities on the Membership page.

Please support your local businesses and those who support Vero's Heritage Center and Indian River Citrus Museum, visit the Business Directory page and our Facebook page. 



Vero Heritage Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the preservation of historic buildings in our community and to heightening public awareness of our local heritage and historic preservations.
The organization operates and maintains the Vero Heritage Center and Indian River Citrus Museum.
The building is a registered national landmark facility that was built in 1935.
The Heritage Center's Main Hall is a popular rental venue for community and business events, private family celebrations, and weddings.


Board of Directors  ▪  Staff   Volunteers      

Board Officers

Elizabeth Graves Bass, President

Robert H. Paugh, Vice-President

Robert Votaw, Treasurer

Gina M. Wattles, Secretary


Board Members

Cathie Callery

Deborah Daige

Janie Gould

Nicki Maslin

Allison McNeal

Sandra G. Rennick

Judy Mitchell Roberts

Milt Thomas

Marilyn G. Wallach

Randy Wytrval

Advisory Board Members

Celeta Haffield Arden

Christine Hobart

Louis Schacht



Staff and Volunteers

Rebecca Rickey, Executive Director

Bob Boob, Museum

Barbara Walsh, Museum

Kerry Mefort, Hall Rentals

Ernest Moore, Maintenance

Scott Smith, Maintenance

Terry Sullivan, Maintenance



- Make Your Mark In History With A Custom Brick -

Commemorate something or someone special and be a lasting part of Vero Beach history.  

The Heritage Center invites you to purchase a brick for the patio that we will have engraved with your name or the names of family members, 

loved ones, teammates, or a business and install on the patio area. Three different sizes available - it's your choice. 



     "Dedication"  $100 4"x8" 3 Lines 14 Characters per line

     "Celebration"  $225 8"x16" 6 Lines 28 Characters per line

     "Commemoration"  $325 12" x 12" 9 Lines 21 Characters per line 


Download the Brick order form (in Adobe PDF

or call 772-770-2263