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Head down to Halifax Harbor Marina for a weekend of family fun! From May 1820, the Florida Boat Show is taking over one of the nation’s most pristine marine facilities.  The three-day event will draw some of the nation’s most dedicated boat enthusiasts, as well as recreational boaters and curious spectators. Whether you are looking to buy a boat or just want to “window shop” while you listen to live music, the event is a great way to learn more about the boating world and spend some time connecting with the great outdoors.

5 Ways to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Daytona Beach

Posted on Thursday, April 26, 2018 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Sunshine, salty air and 23 miles of white-sand beaches can put anyone in the mood to celebrate. Add authentic Mexican food and vibrant dance parties into the mix, and you have a pretty perfect Cinco de Mayo celebration. And in Daytona Beach, that’s exactly what will happen!

Many people assume that the holiday marks Mexico’s Independence Day, but

For visitors to the Daytona Beach area, a unique window into history can be found just a short day trip away. Located about 30 miles inland from the Daytona Beach coastline, the Barberville Pioneer Settlement allows visitors to experience what life was like in rural Florida a century ago with historical structures, artifacts and tours. 

These days, the 23 miles of expansive shoreline in Daytona Beach provides families from all over the world with ample space for bike riding, footraces, cartwheeling and so much more. But for many years, the hard-packed sand served a different purpose.

Soon after the automobile was invented, the first timed trials were held on Ormond Beach, earning

Grab the confetti and cue the song — he put a ring on it! One of the most fun aspects of planning a wedding is the opportunity to share the event with the people who love you most. Many brides choose Daytona Beach for their bachelorette party thanks to its fun nightlife, array of group activity options and, of course, the sunny, expansive beaches.

5 Can't Miss Daytona Beach Events in January

Posted on Thursday, January 11, 2018 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

The Christmas lights are vanishing and the holiday shows have packed up until next season, but there is plenty of fun to be had this winter in Daytona Beach! Our 500-foot-wide beach backdrop is ideal for creating fun family memories in any season, and January has much in store for residents and visitors. From live performances to high-speed

Looking for a fun way to ring in the New Year? If warmer weather and coastal fun sound like how you want to greet 2018, then look no further. New York City’s Times Square may be known for its big crowds and sparkling ball drop, but there are plenty of bright and exciting celebrations happening right here in the Daytona Beach area.

Where to eat out in Daytona Beach this Christmas

Posted on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 3:00 PM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

This Christmas, you may find yourself opting to eat out for your holiday meal. Whether you are in town for one of the many Christmas spectaculars, enjoying a winter getaway at the beach or simply a local family looking for a new tradition, there are a number of delicious restaurants ready to accommodate you in Daytona Beach.

While the elves are hard at work finishing this year’s toys in Santa’s workshop, the big man himself is enjoying warmer weather in the Daytona Beach area. Before his annual trip around the globe on December 24th, Kris Kringle will be making several appearances and visits around town.

The car culture in Daytona Beach is famously strong. With a deep racing history and major attractions like Daytona International Speedway and the Daytona Turkey Run, cars are often associated with our oceanfront city. One unexpected way the car culture extends into daily life here? The Daytona Beach Drive-in Church