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National Girlfriends Day is right around the corner on August 1, and yes — it is a real thing. Have you made any plans to get together with your BFFs? Daytona Beach has endless fun activities for a girls’ night (and day) out, along with some of the most beautiful natural scenery you’ll encounter. So, why not plan a trip to the coast to spend the day getting out and about with your best girlfriends right here in Daytona Beach? 

6 Fun Fall Festivals to Hit in Daytona Beach

Posted on Friday, July 20, 2018 11:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

With mild temperatures, fewer vacationers and a host of entertaining events, fall is one of the best times to experience Daytona Beach. And, this year will feature a number of fun and family-friendly festivals to attend in the area. Whether you are an art aficionado or a classic car collector, you’ll find amusement options right up your alley.

With 23 miles of expansive beaches and a lengthy list of family-friendly attractions catering to a broad spectrum of ages and interests, Daytona Beach is a destination that nearly any visitor can get excited about. Throw in the area’s wide-ranging accommodations and abundance of flexible and creative event venues, and it’s the perfect spot for your next celebration or gathering — whether you’re looking to get engaged, tie the knot, mark an anniversary, reunite the family, stage a company retreat, host a business convention or just plain throw a party. 

Ormond Beach Art Events Blog

If you’re craving a little culture during your stay in the Daytona Beach area, count on the array of local galleries and live concerts to offer you a dose of creativity. Located just north of downtown Daytona Beach, Ormond Beach offers its own unique vibe and artsy events.

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