Honoring Heroes and Celebrating Freedom in Volusia County!
Join us for an unforgettable Memorial Day filled with meaningful tributes and festivities that commemorate the bravery and sacrifice of our fallen heroes. Use this guide as your golden ticket to an extraordinary lineup of events as we remember all those who have fallen in the line of duty.
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.
**EVENT INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND RESTRICTIONS MAY APPLY. VISITORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CHECK WITH EVENT ORGANIZERS DIRECTLY FOR THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION.**
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Memorial Day Weekend:
Daytona Lagoon Memorial Day Weekend Special
- Address: 601 Earl Street, Daytona Beach, FL 32118
- Phone: (386) 254-5020
- Presented By: Daytona Lagoon Premier Water Park and Family Fun Entertainment Center
- Dates: 5/27/2023, 5/28/2023, 5/29/2023
- Location: Daytona Lagoon Premier Water Park and Family Fun Entertainment Center
- Time: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
To commemorate Memorial Day weekend, Daytona Lagoon’s waterpark is offering a special promotion from Saturday, May 27 to Monday, May 29. In recognition of our nation’s heroes, active and retired military members will receive free general admission to the waterpark by presenting a valid military ID.
For more information about Daytona Lagoon promotions and specials can be found on their website: https://daytonalagoon.com/specials
Saturday, May 27:
Memorial Day Canteen
When: Sat May 27, 2023 at 2:00pm
Where: Shoestring Theatre, 380 S Goodwin St, Lake Helen, FL
Join Shoestring as we honor those who gave everything for our freedom with the big band talents of The Sound. Adults and Seniors only $15.00 and Veterans and their spouses only $7.00 through the box office.
Click here for tickets.
Water Slide Pizza Party (Memorial Day Weekend)
When: Sat May 27, 2023 at 3:00pm
Where: City Limits Taproom and Grille, 4425 North US Highway 17, DeLand, FL
Celebrate Memorial Day & Our Veterans here at City Limits with Endless Pizza!! Free Endless Pizza Wristband for Veterans $5 Endless Pizza Wristband for kids/Adults ENTERTAINMENT: The Rundown 7pm-11pm CONTESTS: Pizza Eating contest $200 prize if you can finish a 20 inch cheese Pie!! ACTIVITIES: Vendors Critters, Pet Rescue Water, Slides Bounce Houses.
Freestyle by the Beach – Summer Dance Party
- Address: 918 North Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32118
- Phone: (386) 947-7397
- Presented By: Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach
- Dates: May 27, 2023
- Location: Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach
- Time: 7:00 PM to 11:55 PM
- Price: General Admission tickets: $50 per person + tx/fees. This ticket type is valid for entry to the show in the general admission, standing room area. NO SEATING for this ticket type. VIP TICKET OPTIONS available
Christomeli Productions Presents Freestyle By The Beach -Summer Dance Music Party
- JUDY TORRES
- ROB BASE
- SPECIAL GUEST GEORGE ANTHONY
- HOSTED BY SAL ABBATIELLO
- DJ SMILEY, DJ WHITE BOY, DJ BLAZER ONE, EDDIE B. SWIFT
DOORS OPEN AT 7PM
GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS (NO SEATS) $50 + tx – These tickets are located in the General Admission standing room only area. NO SEATING FOR THIS TICKET TYPE.
VIP TICKET INFORMATION – VIP TABLES REQUIRE A MINIMUM PURCHASE OF 1 BOTTLE PLEASE SELECT YOUR BOTTLE AT CHECK-OUT. THESE TABLES ARE LOCATED SIDE STAGE WITH ACCESS TO THE STANDING ROOM VIEWING AREA IN FRONT OF THE STAGE.
PLEASE NOTE: TICKET PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE THE PRICE OF THE BOTTLE. YOU WILL BE PRESENTED WITH A BOTTLE MENU UPON SEATING. BOTTELS WILL BE PURCHASED FROM YOUR SERVER.
VIP TABLES FOR 4 PEOPLE AVAILABLE – $300 + tx ($75 PER SEAT – YOU MUST PURCHASE ALL SEATS AT THE TABLE) VIP TABLES REQUIRE A MINIMUM PURCHASE OF 1 BOTTLE PLEASE SELECT YOUR BOTTLE AT CHECK-OUT
VIP HIGH BOYS FOR 4 PEOPLE AVAILABLE – $300 + tx ($75 PER SEAT – YOU MUST PURCHASE ALL SEATS AT THE TABLE) VIP TABLES REQUIRE A MINIMUM PURCHASE OF 1 BOTTLE PLEASE SELECT YOUR BOTTLE AT CHECK-OUT
VIP HIGH BOY TABLES FOR 2 PEOPLE AVAILABLE – $150 + tx. ($75 PER SEAT – YOU MUST PURCHASE ALL SEATS AT THE TABLE) VIP TABLES REQUIRE A MINIMUM PURCHASE OF 1 BOTTLE PLEASE SELECT YOUR BOTTLE AT CHECK-OUT
VIP FIRE PIT SEATING FOR 6 PEOPLE – $450 + tx ($75 PER SEAT – YOU MUST PURCHASE ALL SEATS AT THE FIRE PIT) Firepits are located side stage.
Memorial Day Weekend at the Lighthouse
- Address: 4931 South Peninsula Drive, Ponce Inlet, FL, FL 32127
- Phone: 13817611821
- Presented By: Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum
- Dates: May 27, 2023 – May 28, 2023
- Recurrence: Recurring every 2 days
- Location: Ponce Inlet Lighthouse
- Time: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
- Price: Included with General Admission
Special Hours of Operation: Memorial Day Weekend
May 27, 2023 – May 28, 2023
Open from 10:00 AM until 7:00 PM
(Last Admission Sold at 6:00 PM)
Memorial Day marks the start of our switch to Summer Hours of Operation:
Summer Hours of Operation
May 29, 2023 (Memorial Day) – Sept. 4, 2023 (Labor Day)
Open from 10:00 AM until 9:00 PM
(Last Admission Sold at 8:00 PM)
Monday, May 29:
Memorial Day Ceremony at the Ponce Inlet Veterans Memorial
- Address: 4931 S. Peninsula Drive, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127
- Presented By: Ponce Inlet Veteran’s Memorial Association
- Dates: May 29, 2023
- Location: Ponce Inlet Veteran’s Memorial-Davies Lighthouse Park
- Time: 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
- Price: FREE
Join in the Memorial Day Ceremony at Ponce Inlet Veterans Memorial.
In 2010 the Ponce Inlet Veterans Memorial Association was formed by a group of veterans in Ponce Inlet, Florida. The memorial was funded entirely by donations from veterans, organizations, and citizens in the greater Ponce Inlet community and was dedicated at the Davies Lighthouse Park on Veterans Day, November 11, 2011.
The memorial is located in a town park, behind the Ponce Inlet Historical Lighthouse (the tallest and one of the oldest in the state of Florida). It is a walkway with over 650 12″x 12″ ENGRAVED pavers leading up to a marble/brick covered monument surrounded by four marble/brick covered benches and oak tress and foliage surrounding the area. Behind the monument is one flagpole(yardarm style) upon which are flown the American Flag and ALL service flags – USA, USMC, USN, USAF, USCG & USMM. Behind that are two flagpoles upon which are flown the POW/MIA flag and the Florida State flag.
Memorial Day Ceremony
Date: May 29, 2023
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Veterans Park
Address: 4655 City Center Circle Port Orange, FL 32129
The City of Port Orange will hold the annual Memorial Day Ceremony on May 29th at 10am located at Veterans Park in City Center. The VFW Post 3282 will host the ceremony, which will feature a display of colors, speeches and a 21-gun salute. The closest parking lot is located at 4655 City Center Circle, Port Orange, FL, 32129.
Setting up the Field of Honor at Hawks Park
The Kiwanis club was out in force today installing the “Field of Honor” in Edgewater with Team RWB Daytona!
Memorial Day Remembrance Service
When: Mon, May 29, 2023 AT 9 PM
Where: Rockefeller Gardens, 26 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach, FL 32176
Event by Ormond Beach Leisure Services and City of Ormond Beach
More information: 386-676-3241 OR www.ormondbeach.org
NSB to host Memorial Day ceremony at the Brannon Center on May 29
All are cordially invited to join the City of New Smyrna Beach and VFW Post 4250 for a solemn Memorial Day ceremony as we honor and remember the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation on Monday, May 29, along the waterfront outside the Brannon Center, 105 S. Riverside Dr.
The American Spirit Brass Band will begin performing at 10:40 a.m. before the ceremony is opened with bagpipes by Steve Harkness at 11 a.m.
Following a Colors Ceremony, the National Anthem sung by Christie Beu, and a four-plane fly-by conducted by Yankee Flight, Commander Tony Witters will emcee a lineup of speakers including Sergeant Neil Coates (USMC), Mayor Fred Cleveland (USN Ret.), Admiral Steve Mass (USN Ret.), State Senator Tom Wright, and Representative Cory Mills.
The ceremony will then conclude with a Laying of Wreaths, “Amazing Grace” on bagpipes, and an Honor Firing.
Please join us as we unite in remembrance and ensure that the legacies of these extraordinary individuals live on. We look forward to your presence as we honor their selfless dedication and the memory of those who gave their all.
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