this weekend in volusia county

This Weekend: Events in Volusia County (Apr 30 – May 2)

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.

Follow the links below the events or see the featured flyers for more information.

Friday, April 30:

Food Trucks in NSB

Food and feats of strength including a football skills challenge and Pop Warner registration await at Food Trucks in NSB TONIGHT from 5 to 9 p.m. at the New Smyrna Beach Sports Complex.

Please see the list of participating food trucks below and call Leisure Services at (386) 410-2890 for further details.

  • Lee’s Famous Cheesesteaks, cheesesteaks & buffalo sticky wings
  • Carte Blanche Mobile Cuisine, global comfort food
  • Alaskan Ice, flavored shaved ice
  • Churros & Cream, crunchy Spanish pastries with soft center
  • The Big Cheese, gourmet grilled cheese
  • Bowls for Tú, authentic & modern mixed rice bowls
  • Pasta & Grill, homemade pasta
  • One Way Coffee, hot & iced Italian coffee
  • SiamO-Cha Thaicuisine, Thai w/ vegetarian options
  • Notorious Pig, BBQ & tacos
  • Mission Taco Inc., globally inspired street cuisine
  • Oishiimotto, Japanese Hibachi
  • Cafe Rouge Express, fresh burgers & sandwiches
  • MayoKechu, Nica & Boricua fusion

Artisan Alley Growers and Makers Market

Every Friday from 6 – 9 PM

NSB COVID-19 Testing Site Closes

Saturday, May 1:

How To Festival

May 1 – 2

Local experts, hobbyists and librarians will share their passions and offer instructions during 24 free, online programs offered on May 1 and 2. This year’s How-to Festival will be presented virtually with a collection of how-to videos created by library staff. Round up your family and learn something new together!

Trouble in Paradise Exhibit

Opening reception – May 1 @ 4 – 7 PM

Save the Manatee Golf Tournament

May 1 @ 8 AM

1st Saturday Events on Canal Street

Art Walk/Gallery Stroll and the new Sip and Stroll

EDGEfest Backyard BBQ Contest and Family Fest

Stroll Our Streets

May 1 @ 11 AM – 4 PM in downtown DeLand

First Saturday Ormond Art Walk

Every first Saturday @ 5 – 8 PM along Granada Blvd. in downtown Ormond Beach

Cruisin’ Car Show

Every first Saturday @ 4 – 7 PM at One Daytona

Cars will be on display at One Daytona from 4-7pm.

Health and Safety is our top priority. There will be a new modifications to this monthly car show, following CDC recommendations and added space for social distancing.

Some updates include:

  • This is a car SHOW. Admiring the cars on display in a touch-less experience.
  • Cars will be on display with added room between each vehicle to accommodate guest social distancing.
  • Masks are recommended.
  • Social Distancing – Parties should maintain a 6ft (2-meter) spacing between other guests.
  • Hand Sanitizer Stations are available throughout the property.

Derby Day at Flagler Tavern

May 1 @ 10 AM at Flagler Tavern, NSB

That’s right The Derby is back on track! After last year’s delayed post time, its great to be able to watch the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby on it’s tradition first Saturday in May. And that includes Tavern’s Annual Derby watch event on Saturday, May 1, 2021 filled with live music by the Bloody Jug Band, great food, of course your favorite Derby cocktails and the Derby broadcast on 25 big screen TVs!

And let’s not forget Bourbon! We are featuring the official bourbon of the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby, Woodford Reserve. This year our limited edition etched bottles of Woodford Reserve are back and with a new twist: We have both Flagler Tavern etched AND Bounty etched bottles this year! These beauties are available for sale here for $59 a bottle. Get your soon as quantities are limited.On Derby Day, be sure to don your best Derby hat and attire and try to grab the brass ring by winning our Best Dressed or Best Hat Contest!

Here’s the full Flagler Tavern Derby Day Schedule:
10am to 1pm: Jazz Brunch in The Bounty with live music. And don’t forget the Bottomless Mimosas!

2pm to 6pm: On the Main Stage we are bringing Kentucky back to the Kentucky Derby or at least a Florida version with none other than The Bloody Jug Band. Drawing inspiration from historic JUG bands of the 1920’s and 30’s as well as the darker side of Blues and Rock n’ Roll, the ‘Bloody Jug Band’ carves out its own niche in a genre of music that has never seen such a bloody incarnation… If you love a washboard and a jug, you will flip for The Bloody Jug Band.

6pm to 7pm: Best Hat / Best Dressed Contest, Trivia, Prizes and more

6:55pm: Live Call to Post

7:01pm: Live broadcast of the 147th Kentucky Derby

8:30pm – 1:30am: Live music on the Main Stage

We’ve got a full line up of fun, food and entertainment to take away the stress of the past year in a safe environment. Social distancing is practiced at Flagler Tavern so make your reservations now by calling 386-402-8861, ext 1. 

Sunday, May 2:

Sunday Concert Series

May 2 @ 3 – 4:15 PM at Riverside Park, NSB

Grab a folding chair or blanket for the Free Sunday Concert Series under the Riverside Park gazebo on Sunday when Ben Prestage (Apr. 11, blues) Are Friends Electric (May 2, pop/rock), and the Thompson-Browne Band (Jun. 6, classic rock) perform live from 3 to 4:15 p.m. This family-friendly event is presented by the City of New Smyrna Beach.

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