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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. 

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! 

Surrounded by winding rivers, backwater inlets and a big, beautiful ocean, it’s not a mystery why Daytona Beach has attracted so many anglers over the years.

Explore, Observe and Play at Lighthouse Point Park

Posted on Thursday, August 23, 2018 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

If you’re looking for a family-friendly place to relax and play among the area’s wild beauty, explore one of Daytona Beach’s 10 beachfront parks. One of the most scenic of these oceanfront spaces is Lighthouse Point Park, a 52-acre preserve located just a few minutes’ drive south of Daytona Beach. Here, you’ll be able to spot a variety of wildlife, take a dip or do some hiking. Ahead, read about what all you can expect to find. 

5 Games to Play on the Beach

Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Summer may be winding to an end, but the beach days in Daytona Beach are far from over. Thanks to the area’s subtropical climate, mild temps and light breezes, beach-ready weather extends late into the fall.