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Festival Capital of Florida

Home to over 60 renowned art, music and one-of-a-kind pop culture festivals, Daytona Beach is the Festival Capital of Florida. With some of the most well established events in the state on the festival calendar, it’s an impressive line-up with a flair for everything from culture and cuisine to motorsports and music.

The environment, art, history and endless outdoor pursuits are enjoyed side-by side in gatherings large and small. Learn about local traditions, enjoy live music and dancing, and most of all indulge in local foods classic to each festival. With so many events in the Daytona Beach area and throughout Volusia County, many that are free to enjoy, you will find an experience that is just your speed.

Snapshot of February and March Festivals:


Speedweeks, Feb. 18-26. Racing is in the February air! This nine-day motorsports campaign includes an action-packed schedule of six of the most exciting races, culminating with the DAYTONA 500 which will showcase 59 years of history in the world's only motorsports stadium.

Happening during Speedweeks:
Voodoo Music Festival, Feb. 24-26
Mardi Gras on Main Street, Feb. 25
Gumbo Festival & Cook Off, Feb. 26

See more of NASCAR Driver Danica Patrick talking about her favorite things to do in Daytona Beach! 

MARCH 2017

Bike Week, March 10-19. Dubbed the “World’s Largest Motorcycle Event,” Bike Week is a 10-day event filled with high-octane street festivals, concerts, motorcycle races, bike shows, rallies, manufacturer showcases and much more. 

Happening during Bike Week:
Strawberry Festival, March 18-19
Persian Festival, March 19

Spring Turkey Run, March 24-26. Classics to street rods, the largest and most diverse display of automobiles! Wide variety of both new and used parts, including hard-to-find and custom parts. Individuals and dealers sell vehicles of all makes and models. Come out and enjoy some crafts, antiques, and great food!  

Happening during Spring Turkey Run:
Edgewater River Fest, March 25
Florida Wildflower & Garden Festival, March 25
DeLand Outdoor Art Festival, March 25-26

Festivals are constantly being added to the line-up, so please check this page often for the most up-to-date information or search the full Events Calendar. When you're ready, book a value-packed vacation in Daytona Beach!