Sometimes, there’s just no better way to feel alive and in the moment than to hit the dance floor. All your troubles seem to fade away as you let the music take over and you get into the groove — and escaping your everyday worries is the point of taking a vacation in the first place, right? Next time you’re in the mood to bust a move during your Daytona Beach getaway, consider these six nightlife hot spots.
Located on Main Street in the heart of Daytona Beach — and within easy walking distance of Peabody Auditorium and the Ocean Center — this nightclub serves up live blues and rock bands in a historic 1920s-era bank building.
LOCATION: 701 Main Street, Daytona Beach
Sitting on the bank of the Halifax River, this restaurant and bar offers live music nightly, plus a Sunday jazz brunch — all with wonderful waterfront views. Adding to the unique atmosphere, there’s a full-service marina on-site, so guests with the means to do so can arrive by boat.
LOCATION: 721 Ballough Road, Daytona Beach
With a 4,200-square-foot floating wooden dance floor, Gold Star offers social ballroom, Latin and swing dances on weekends, plus weekly casual dance parties for those looking to practice their moves. Professional dance instruction is also available on various weeknights.
LOCATION: 3100 South Ridgewood Avenue, Unit 150, South Daytona
This high-energy, 15,000-square-foot dance club cranks up the fun with a DJ playing chart-topping favorites nightly while a high-tech light system turns the dance floor into a dazzling display.
LOCATION: 611 Seabreeze Boulevard, Daytona Beach
Put on your cowboy boots, grab your cowboy hat, and two-step your way down to this Ormond Beach nightclub featuring country-western music on weekends and various weeknights. West Coast swing and Latin nights are also offered on select evenings mid-week.
LOCATION: 801 South Nova Road, Ormond Beach
Located in the clubhouse at Halifax Plantation Golf Club in Ormond Beach, this pub offers karaoke, a DJ and a piano bar on various nights of the week.
LOCATION: 3400 Clubhouse Drive, Ormond Beach
Whether you’re looking for a low-key evening with good music, or want to rock the night away on the dance floor, Daytona Beach has the answer you’re looking for. Start planning your trip today — and don’t forget to pack your boogie shoes!