this weekend in Volusia County events

Events Happening this Weekend in Volusia County (Apr 16 – 18)

This information is evolving and will be updated as more info and events become available. Information has been provided by the city, county or by individual event pages. If you have any questions, please direct them to the organizers of the events.

FRIDAY, April 16

Rock the Beach – Spring Tribute Series

4/16, 4/30 and 5/8 from 7 – 11:30 PM @ The Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach

See the link below for more information and ticket purchases.

Chicago: The Musical

April 16 – May 9 @ The Athens Theatre, DeLand

Find showtimes and info at the link below.

DeLand Artisan Alley Growers and Makers Market

Every Friday from 6 – 9 PM along Artisan Alley, DeLand

SATURDAY, April 17

EDGEfest Pet-a-Palooza

Saturday, 10 AM – 2 PM @ Rotary Park, Edgewater

Do you love animals? The city of Edgewater sure does – big ones, little ones, furry ones – they love them all! They have partnered with the Edgewater Animal Shelter and will celebrate animals of all kinds at the annual EDGEfest Pet-A-Palooza.

Cruisin’ Downtown DeLand Car Show

3 – 7 PM along E. Indiana Ave., DeLand

Classic cars & rods line East Indiana Avenue in Downtown DeLand.  Live DJ, giveaways, shopping & dining. Every 3rd Saturday night! FREE!

Find more info here.

9th Annual DeLandapalooza Original Music & Art Festival

  • Address: DeLand, FL 32720
  • Phone: (386) 308-2694
  • Presented By: Songwriters Showcases of America
  • Dates: April 17, 2021
  • Location: Downtown DeLand
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 11:55 PM
  • Price: $10 Advance, $15 at Gate, Children 12 and under Free

This monumental event will feature original music from over 100 local and regional acts on 14 stages held throughout the historic downtown DeLand district. The festival features a wide array of musical styles from local and regional acts for all ages to enjoy consisting of Rock, Jazz, Blues, Country, Hip Hop, Electronica, Folk, Christian Rock, Metal, Reggae and more. Other activity’s include an Art Show consisting of over 15 area artists as well as a wide variety of various vendors, food trucks and a beer garden.

Click here for more information, music lineup and ticket purchases.

Daytona Beach Downtown Farmers Market

The Farmers’ Market is held every Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon. It’s a great place to buy locally-grown produce, baked goods, plants, local honey, jams and jellies,juices, handmade jewerly and craft items, Kettle Korn, meat pies, BBQ and other prepared foods, and more! 

The Daytona Beach Downtown Farmers’ Market moved one block away from its former home on CIty Island to its new location on Magnolia Avenue, a new venue known as Market@Magnolia, between Beach Street and Palmetto Avenue.

Plenty of free parking is available for Market@Magnolia in the public lots behind Beach Street merchants and is accessible from Palmetto Avenue.

Florida Lighthouse Day

  • Address: 4931 South Peninsula Drive, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127
  • Phone: (386) 761-1821
  • Dates: April 17, 2021
  • Location: Ponce Inlet Lighthouse
  • Time: 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
  • Price: Special activities are included with paid regular admission 10:30 am-2:30 pm

Celebrate Florida’s rich maritime and lighthouse history by visiting the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum on Florida Lighthouse Day on Saturday, April 17! Explore one of the nation’s largest and most authentic light stations and climb 175 feet to the top of Florida’s tallest lighthouse. Discover the fascinating history of the state’s 30 surviving lighthouses and the need to preserve them as you tour the world famous Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Museum. Enjoy fun, family-oriented workshops and activities. All special activities on April 17 are included with paid regular admission from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

Wine and Cheese Walk

  • Address: Downtown in the historic Beach Street area between Bay Street and Orange Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
  • Dates: April 17, 2021
  • Location: Riverfront Shops of Daytona Beach
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Price: $20 in advance / $25 day of the event until sell out

Spend the afternoon visiting different merchants and enjoying live music while sampling fine red and white wines paired with delicious cheese items served by the participating merchants. The Wine & Cheese Walk will have two check-in points (one on North Beach Street and one on South Beach Street) where attendees will receive their Wine & Cheese Walk Passport, wine glass and beverage tickets. Plenty of free parking is available behind the Riverfront Shops. Advance tickets are $20/person and can be purchased online at through 11:30 p.m. on Friday, April 16. Tickets will also be available the day of event at registration points for $25/person until sell out. For more information, including safety guidelines being implemented, please visit Downtown Daytona Signature Events Facebook page. 

Port Orange Community Trust Poker Run

9:30 AM – 3 PM, register and start @ Riverwalk Park. US1, just north of Dunlawton

For more information, click here.

Spring Fling

10 AM – 5 PM along Canal Street, NSB

 Join us in celebrating Spring on April 17th from 10am to 5pm! It will be a fun-filled day with our local businesses and vendors taking it to the streets in beautiful historic downtown. More information to come on this family friendly event.

SUNDAY, April 18

Jeep Beach 2021

Sunday, April 18 – Sunday, April 25

Find a full schedule of the week of Jeep Beach events below, plus learn more about that the event does for our community.

“Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” by Tennessee Williams

Set in 1955, Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize – winning drama examines the web of deceit that threatens to tear apart a rich, dysfunctional Southern family.  Over the course of one sultry Mississippi night, accusations of greed, homophobia, dishonesty and sexual desire are revealed.

The final show will be April 18. Click here for more info on tickets.

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