With 23 miles of expansive beaches and a lengthy list of family-friendly attractions catering to a broad spectrum of ages and interests, Daytona Beach is a destination that nearly any visitor can get excited about. Throw in the area’s wide-ranging accommodations and abundance of flexible and creative event venues, and it’s the perfect spot for your next celebration or gathering — whether you’re looking to get engaged, tie the knot, mark an anniversary, reunite the family, stage a company retreat, host a business convention or just plain throw a party. 

The next time you’re planning any sort of event, consider the oceans of reasons to put the Daytona Beach area at the top of your list of destination considerations. Here are just a few of the advantages to choosing Daytona Beach for your next celebration or gathering, organized under four popular event types:


With ocean breezes, crashing waves and luxurious accommodations around every corner, romance is always in the air in Daytona Beach. Not only is the Daytona Beach area loaded with romantic adventures perfect for popping the question (especially for beach-loving couples), it’s also filled with romantic restaurants for celebrating after the answer is “yes.” Consider getting down on one knee on a natural-beauty-filled ride along the Ormond Beach Scenic Loop or at Ponce Inlet Lighthouse, then celebrating your new nuptial plans with a romantic dinner at 31 Supper Club, or over a meal with waterfront views at Chart House.


When the big day arrives, the Daytona Beach area boasts a variety of wedding venues with options to accommodate a wide range of wedding styles, as well as ceremonies and receptions of all sizes. Are you and your spouse-to-be nature lovers planning to tie the knot in the great outdoors? Consider a package from Seaside Ceremonies or a ceremony at the Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Gardens. Looking to exchange your vows in a unique setting that commemorates your one-of-a-kind personality and bond? Profess your unending love at Daytona International Speedway or the Daytona Beach Bandshell. And of course, for more traditional ceremonies, there’s a multitude of churches and places of worship in the area.

Family Reunions

When you’re on a mission to bring all the far-flung kin together for a family reunion, two of the most important considerations are where you’ll stay and what you’ll do. And — with a long list of attractions appealing to visitors of all ages and a broad range of accommodations to suit groups of all sizes and budgets — the Daytona Beach area shines in both of these categories. Whether your preferred accommodations fall in the hotel room, condo, bed & breakfast or vacation rental category, and whether you’d like to check out Marine Science Center, soak up some knowledge and culture, pursue some adventure, or engage in a wealth of other activities, the Daytona Beach area has you covered.

Business Conventions and Meetings

When bringing people together from distant places for a business convention or meeting, it’s always best to choose a destination where everyone will be excited to go. And with its famous beaches, activities for all ages and mild temperate climate — plus wide-ranging accommodations for parties of all sizes, flexible and creative event spaces such as Daytona International Speedway, the Daytona Beach Bandshell and the News-Journal Center, and world-class event centers like the Ocean Center — the Daytona Beach area definitely fits the bill. Plan your business event in a place that can accommodate gatherings of all sizes and where everyone can find plenty to do during their time off — Daytona Beach!

These are just a handful of the celebration and event types for which Daytona Beach would be the perfect match. Start planning your event or gathering in the Daytona Beach area today — and get ready to share some good times on the Atlantic coast with all your guests!