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Art, Food & Family Fun Await at Halifax Art Festival

Posted on Thursday, September 20, 2018 11:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

WHAT: Halifax Art Festival
WHEN: November 3-4, 2018
WHERE: Riverfront Park on Beach Street, Daytona Beach 
COST: FREE

What is the Halifax Art Festival?

Back again this November is the 56th Annual Halifax Art Festival! As the second oldest continual art festival in the state of Florida and named a top 200 festival by Sunshine Artist Magazine, the Halifax Art Festival attracts more and more visitors every year. This year, approximately 45,000 visitors are expected to attend! Art enthusiasts, students and families seeking a fun event all flock to the fest to view the works of 250 fine artists and craft artisans from all over the country. 

Celebrate the Jazz Age at the Museum of Arts & Sciences

Posted on Friday, September 14, 2018 11:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Many years ago, when this whole jazz thing was new, someone asked the great jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong, “What is jazz?” He famously answered, “If you gotta ask, you’ll never know.”

These days, we know plenty about jazz, and this year’s Passport to the Jazz Age — the eighth annual fundraiser for Daytona Beach’s Museum of Arts and Sciences — brings it all home. 

Take Your Family to the 6th Annual Tomoka Fest!

Posted on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 11:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

WHAT: 6th Annual Tomoka Fest

WHERE: 2099 North Beach Street, Ormond Beach

WHEN: Saturday, October 6, 2018, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

WHAT TO EXPECT

If you’re in the Daytona Beach region this coming October 6, make your way toward Ormond Beach for an early afternoon of educational exhibits and natural wonder! At the 6th Annual Tomoka Fest, families flock from all over the county to learn about the area’s natural and cultural resources through hands-on activities, exhibitions, living history demonstrations, guided hikes and so much more. 

Insider’s Guide to a Fun Fall Day in Daytona Beach

Posted on Monday, September 10, 2018 4:00 PM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Summer might get more attention, but there’s something magical about a fall day in Daytona Beach. The weather is great, the crowds are smaller, and the beaches still go on for miles … 23 miles, to be precise. Whether it’s fun in the sun, shopping, a restorative spa day, going out on the water, or enjoying local arts and culture, you can do just about everything in the fall here that you can do in the summer. 

Students, science lovers and engineering enthusiasts — head to Daytona Beach for  an event you’ll love! At STEMFEST Volusia, education meets entertainment for all ages. A collaboration between Daytona Stadium and Volusia County Schools, this special event is a celebration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics — AKA “STEM” in the world of education. 

Calling all cyclists!

Want to experience Florida’s natural magnificence from a new perspective? The Flagler Fondo may be your answer. A favorite cycling experience for participants with a range of skill levels, Flagler Fondo offers unique routes, breathtaking scenery, great food, new friendships and memories you won’t soon forget. 

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