Daytona Beach is a sports-loving destination and springtime provides great options for vacationers to get out and play. While endless outdoor adventures are a year round sport in Daytona Beach, check out these five events sure to please travelers of all ages and abilities.
Get inspired to plan your perfect spring family getaway with these sporting events:
1) 50th Annual DAYTONA Supercross
Daytona International Speedway, 1800 West International Speedway Boulevard, Daytona Beach, FL 32114 | DaytonaInternationalSpeedway.com
Get ready to see the most promising young names at the DAYTONA Supercross gather at the most hallowed grounds in motorsports!
This is the longest continuous Supercross race in America dating back to 1971. Designed by five-time event champion Ricky Carmichael, the course features a nod to history with elements from past DAYTONA courses such as the over-the-wall jump, the DAYTONA tunnel jump and grass as a fourth racing surface. $40-$90 adults; ages 6-12, only $15; and children 5 and under admitted free. Get your fill of motorcycle racing this spring!
2) Daytona Beach Easter Beach Run
70 Boardwalk Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32114 | (386) 671-8252 | RunSignUp.com
For over 50 years, families have been gathering for this scenic 5K run (or walk) on the World’s Most Famous Beach. Shorter lengths - from 50 yards to ¼ mile - make it easy for kids to participate, too. With 23 miles of hard-packed white-sand beaches and showcase trails, running in the Daytona Beach area is a favorite pastime year round.
3) Daytona Tortugas Opening Day!
Historic Jackie Robinson Ballpark, 105 East Orange Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32114 | DaytonaTortugas.com
Historic Jackie Robinson Ballpark is the place to be as the Daytona Tortugas' season opens on April 9. Plan to stay as the 'Tugas take on the Fire Frogs for three nights of action-packed baseball.
In addition to regular season play, the 'Tugas are hosting the 2020 All-Star Game at Jackie Robinson Ballpark on Monday, June 22, and Tuesday, June 23, marking the first time Daytona Beach has hosted the game since 2007.
4) Go Wildcats! Go Eagles! Go Falcons! Go Hatters!
With numerous colleges in the Daytona Beach area, there is an exciting year round roster of sporting events to see that feature the NCAA Division I Bethune-Cookman Wildcats, NJCAA Division I Daytona State College Falcons, NCAA Division II Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Eagles and the Stetson University Hatters.
5) P1AquaX Pro Enduro
Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach, 918 North Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32118 | P1AquaX.com
P1 AquaX is the fastest growing personal watercraft racing series in the world and is returning to the World's Most Famous Beach in Daytona Beach to kick off the 2020 season! The family-friendly event with free beachfront parking nearby is one many free things to do in Daytona Beach.