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    Summer Days at Lighthouse Point Park

    July 17

    During this time, many are looking for ways to get outside and enjoy nature safely. With its winding trails, wildlife, and seaside views, there’s no better Daytona Beach destination for outdoor fun and recreation than Lighthouse Point Park.

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    Bring on the Beads

    March 02

    While spring breakers storm the Daytona shore, take a break from the busyness and head inland. Universal Orlando awaits, as Mardi Gras makes its way back to Central Florida. Celebrate “25 years of Party” with colorful parades, vibrant performers, and lots of beads! Treat yourself to some flavorful Cajun food while jamming to authentic New Orleans bands. 

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    Race Down To The Speedway

    February 03

    Sixty-one years ago, hundreds gathered and watched the first Daytona 500 take off, becoming the “Great American Race,” consisting of 200 laps around the track, equating to 500 miles. Last year, Americans gathered to watch Denny Hamlin take home the winning title. It’s that time of year again, and from February 8th-16th, the Daytona International Speedway is the place to be. 

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    Go With The Glow In Titusville

    January 06

    After enjoying a day of soaking up the sun out on the Daytona shore, ending your night with adventure is a must when visiting Florida's east coast. Take a break from the waves and rally the family down to Titusville, where bioluminescent waters await.

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    A Light Show Worth Staying Inside For

    December 02

    Experience a dazzling light show from the comfort of your car, only in Daytona Beach this holiday season. The Magic of Lights Holiday Display, hosted in the birthplace of speed at the Daytona International Speedway, is a local tradition blending together the city’s two great loves at this time of year: cars and twinkling lights! 

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    Taste the Sea at a To-Die-For Seafood Fest

    November 04

    On November 16th and 17th, Daytona Beach is showing off its freshest catches and unique local traditions at the annual Riverfest Seafood Festival. Join the community in the iconic Rockefeller Gardens in Ormond Beach for the 11th edition of this two-day seafood extravaganza—featuring dozens of seafood stalls, live musical performances, a boat show, draft beer, and eco-friendly presentations. 

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    Venture to Orlando for a Thrilling Halloween Experience

    October 07

    While you’re in Daytona this October, any Halloween-lover would regret missing one of the best October festivities in the country, Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios. Each year, the renowned theme park in nearby Orlando transforms at night to become a terrifying exploration into your own fear. 

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    Get Jazzy This September at New Smyrna Beach

    September 02

    Just south of Daytona Beach sits the laid-back coastal city of New Smyrna Beach. The city is known for its bustling shops along the beach and tight-knit community. This September, take a day trip to New Smyrna to sample a part of its charm as it hosts the 19th Annual New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival.

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    Rock Legend Ted Nungent Comes to The Peabody

    August 01

    Experience the record-breaking classic rocker for yourself! On Wednesday, August 21st the Peabody Auditorium will host iconic rocker, Ted Nugent on his The Music Made Me Do It Again Tour. 

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    Beat the Heat with Distractions in Daytona

    July 01

    The summer is in full swing and so are our summer events! July starts off with a bang with Daytona’s annual Fourth of July celebration on the intercoastal and the world-renowned Coke Zero Sugar 500 weekend, featuring elite drivers, cars and the best fireworks display in all of Volusia County. 

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    Take Dad to An Incredible Shooting Range This Father’s Day

    June 03

    Is dad a real sharpshooter? Give him the kind of Father’s Day experience he really wants at one of the most luxurious shooting ranges in the state of Florida, Volusia Top Gun. The facility, which houses a gun store, range, bar and restaurant, is the more explosive version of a Top Golf. With a multitude of packages to choose from and the guidance of their on-site firearm experts, Dad is sure to have a field day. 

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    The Daytona Flea & Farmer’s Market County Veg Fest

    May 01

    Farmer’s market is a loosely applied term these days. What once was a place for farmers to sell their produce has become a place crowded with vendor stalls and prepared foods. Fortunately, there are still some amazing produce-centric farmer’s markets out there and The Daytona Flea & Farmer’s Market is a prime example. 

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    Discover The Beauty of Ponce Inlet Beach

    April 01

    A quiet beach community at the edge of the coastal inlet. Daytona Beach is one of the most recognized beaches in Florida, with loads of fun activities for families and couples on (and off) the beach, but not many realize a quiet haven exists just a few miles south of Daytona Beach Shores. 

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    Experience The World's Largest Bike Event

    March 04

    "Break Out Your Best Leather, Bike Week is Here!" Once a year, Daytona Beach is transformed by the “World’s Largest Motorcycle Event”, Daytona Bike Week. This ten-day biker extravaganza features festivals, motor shows, races and more as hundreds of thousands of bikers come to town to rev their engines and show off their hogs.

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    Rev Your Engines ‘Cuz Speedweek is Almost Upon Us

    February 01

    Every February, in the coastal town of Daytona Beach, motorheads converge to bear witness to the start of the NASCAR racing season. While many races will be going on during Daytona’s Speedweek, one stands out among the rest: The Daytona 500.

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    Experience 24 Hours of Speed at the Rolex 24 Race

    January 01

    Every January for over 50 years, Daytona Beach gets ready for one of its most thrilling events of the year: the Rolex 24. Spectators can fuel their need for speed at this 24-hours long race, featuring world-class drivers and exotic cars—including Porsches, Lamborghinis, Ferraris and Corvettes to name a few—battling it out for first place bragging rights.

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    Experience a Holiday Light Show from the Comforts of Your Car

    December 03

    Only in Daytona Beach can you experience a spectacular light show without stepping foot outside your vehicle. This is the allure of the Magic of Lights Holiday Display, hosted at none other than the Daytona International Speedway. Winding your way through the state-of-the-art motorsports facility and ending at Midway, guests are treated to a top-notch display of LEDs and animations.

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    Halifax Art Festival

    November 01

    The Halifax Art Festival was named a Top 200 festival by Sunshine Artist Magazine for good reason. Featuring two hundred fifty juried artisans from across America, see an array of art styles and forms. Everything from oil paintings, ceramics, watercolors and basket weaving make Daytona Beach, Florida a hub for emerging artists and craftsmen. Set beneath the shady palms of Beach Street, right on the waterfront, visitors and locals can discover works of many forms.

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