Daytona Beach Area Events
Each year, millions of visitors make their way to Daytona Beach and the surrounding area for fun, sun, surf and one-of-a-kind experiences. The Daytona Beach area is a wonderful blend of the easy beach lifestyle and world-class arts and entertainment events. From a family-friendly, free music series located on the Atlantic Ocean to various cultural festivals and sporting events, you'll never run out of things to do when visiting Daytona Beach.
Fall into "Amore" with these May Food Festivals in Daytona Beach
- Festa Italiana, May 5-8, a longstanding Daytona Beach festival, also features carnival rides for the kiddos.
- The Cook and The Book Festival aims to please the palette by featuring Flagler Avenue Restaurants that have either ranked on at least one of the leading customer-driven restaurant ranking entities, or has won at least one “Best at the Beach” awards.
Summer Holiday Weekends in Daytona Beach
Kick off summer over Memorial Day weekend in Daytona Beach. Tickets are available now for The Country 500, the all-new Great American Music Fest at Daytona International Speedway, scheduled for Memorial Day Weekend, May 27-29. See the biggest stars in country music – including Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line, Kid Rock, Lady Antebellum, Willie Nelson and 40 others – on three huge performance stages! DaytonaInternationalSpeedway.com
Ready for a big unveil? Celebrate the Fourth of July at Daytona International Speedway and see the recent $400 million DAYTONA Rising “re-imagining” project roar into life! Tickets are available now to take in these historic races from a fresh, new vantage point – at the newly-redesigned World Center of Racing. Coke Zero 400 Weekend will also include a number of special activities to honor our nation’s military service men and women.
The Fourth of July in Daytona Beach also brings a beach-side celebration with music and a free fireworks show. Let freedom ring with a free Bandshell Summer Concert to the tunes of an Elton John Tribute Band, followed by a free fireworks show over the Atlantic Ocean.
Annual Arts and Cultural Events in Daytona Beach
If you prefer the sound of music rather than the revving of an engine, then check out one or all of the area's annual music events. The Daytona Blues Festival, held at Jackie Robinson Ball Park, is a popular three-day festival featuring up-and-coming, as well as nationally known blues artists and the Daytona Beach Oceanfront Bandshell hosts a free summer concert series. There's also the Turkey Run, Greek Festival, and Halifax Art Festival that you can add to your itinerary through our events calendar to help plan your one-of-a-kind Daytona Beach vacation.
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