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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! 

Got the back-to-school blues? Getting back into a regular routine can be relieving in a way, but it can also make you crave one last summer hurrah. Here to answer to your heart’s desire is Daytona Beach, the perfect fall escape. From weekend getaways to full, week-long vacations, there are so many ways to enjoy this beautiful destination in the fall. 

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. 

Heading into the area this fall? With so many fun and family-friendly festivals going on in Daytona Beach this season, there are plenty of excuses to come for a fall beach getaway! And if that isn’t enough to convince you, there’s also the mild temperatures and pleasant weather to consider, as well as the reduced numbers of vacationers visiting in the off-season. 

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. 

Happy International Country Music Day!

Are you doing anything to commemorate the distinctive twang and country sound that so many love? In Daytona Beach, there are lots of ways to get grooving and pay homage to country music’s greatest players. Although the official calendar tribute is today, September 17, the celebration of country music extends year-round here.  Ahead, read four ways you can find country music in Daytona Beach. 

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.