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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. 

Insider’s Guide to a Fun Fall Day in Daytona Beach

Posted on Monday, September 10, 2018 4:00 PM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Summer might get more attention, but there’s something magical about a fall day in Daytona Beach. The weather is great, the crowds are smaller, and the beaches still go on for miles … 23 miles, to be precise. Whether it’s fun in the sun, shopping, a restorative spa day, going out on the water, or enjoying local arts and culture, you can do just about everything in the fall here that you can do in the summer. 

6 Fun Fall Festivals to Hit in Daytona Beach

Posted on Friday, July 20, 2018 11:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

With mild temperatures, fewer vacationers and a host of entertaining events, fall is one of the best times to experience Daytona Beach. And, this year will feature a number of fun and family-friendly festivals to attend in the area. Whether you are an art aficionado or a classic car collector, you’ll find amusement options right up your alley.

Looking for fresh fruit to take for a beach snack? Need something to munch on to tie you over until lunch? Or, perhaps you seek a one-of-a-kind souvenir. All of these and more are ready and waiting for you at a Daytona Beach area farmers market. From turnips to tulips and beyond, you’ll likely find everything you’re looking for.

From the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse to sugar-mill ruins to a long, winding past in racing, the Daytona Beach area is chock full of interesting history. But historic sites and stock cars aren’t the only vintage things around these parts — Daytona Beach has a number of antique stores full of memories from ages long ago. 

Whether you’re a racing fan, a beachgoer or a local resident, the area’s newest lifestyle and entertainment district, ONE DAYTONA, provides a fun, open-air environment for enjoying warm days, tasty meals, unique shopping and lively nights. Conveniently located at the crossroads of I-95 and I-4 and directly across from Daytona International Speedway, it’s the ideal epicenter for dining and amusement. 

Ormond Beach Art Events Blog

If you’re craving a little culture during your stay in the Daytona Beach area, count on the array of local galleries and live concerts to offer you a dose of creativity. Located just north of downtown Daytona Beach, Ormond Beach offers its own unique vibe and artsy events.

From spotting manatees in the waterways to exploring area history or finding the perfect picture frame to commemorate your visit, Daytona Beach is full of discoveries just waiting to be uncovered. One of the best places to embark on a treasure hunt in the area is at the Daytona Flea and Farmers Market — where you never know what you’ll find!

When most people think of Daytona Beach, they think about the beaches, Daytona International Speedway, fun nightlife and, of course, cruising the Ormond Scenic Loop. But Daytona Beach has another side, as it's a place where people come to shop ’til they drop. 

Grab the confetti and cue the song — he put a ring on it! One of the most fun aspects of planning a wedding is the opportunity to share the event with the people who love you most. Many brides choose Daytona Beach for their bachelorette party thanks to its fun nightlife, array of group activity options and, of course, the sunny, expansive beaches.