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Looking for spooky tricks and tasty treats this Halloween? If you find yourself in the Daytona Beach area during Halloween and the weekend leading up to it, you won’t want to miss these fun events. From family-friendly festivals to swanky, exclusive masquerade parties, there’s something for all age groups this year. 

Experience WonderFall Daytona Beach

Posted on Friday, September 28, 2018 11:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

It’s back to the daily grind for students, sweater weather is just around the corner in some states, and football season is in full swing. Without a doubt, autumn’s signature stamps are appearing all around. But in Daytona Beach, fall takes on a different hue than in many other destinations. Bright blue water, sunny skies and lush greens are the colors of fall around here — and it’s one of the best seasons to explore the area. Beyond the warm, pleasant temperatures and summery vibes that extend well past September, Daytona Beach offers a number of compelling reasons to visit in the fall. It’s a truly “WonderFall” experience — read on to learn why! 

Prepare for Fun, Food and Family at Port Orange Days

Posted on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 4:00 PM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Grab the kiddos and head on out this fall for Port Orange Family Days! It’s a fun community event that has grown from 15,000 attendees in its debut year in 1995 to nearly 60,000 last October. Businesses, local organizations and a range of food vendors come together in full force to put on a memorable event that people of all ages will enjoy. This year, the annual fall fest will take place October 4-7, 2018. 

WHAT: 10th Annual Daytona Beach Half Marathon
WHEN: February 9-10, 2019
WHERE: Daytona International Speedway and beyond

Get in gear for a fun event that is sure to garnish many new memories — and maybe a little blood, sweat and tears (hopefully ones of joy!). The Daytona Beach Half Marathon is back again for its 10th year this coming February — that’s an entire decade of picturesque running and heart-pumping racing. 

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. 

It’s hard to believe it, but Thanksgiving is right around the corner! If you’re coming into town for a fall beach getaway, Daytona Beach offers many fun and festive events surrounding the holiday. Here’s everything you need to know while planning your Thanksgiving in Daytona Beach. 

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. 

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. 

The Adventure Seeker’s Guide to Daytona Beach

Posted on Friday, August 31, 2018 11:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Wondering what to do in Daytona Beach beyond lounging in the sunshine and sand?

You won’t have to search far. Whether you like your adventure on the natural side or like to take your day by storm with the help of modern mechanics — Daytona Beach has just what you’re looking for. Find your thrill with any one of these fun area activities!