This Week: Events in Volusia (6/19 – 6/25)

Looking for the perfect family outing in Volusia County? Discover a world of wonder as we bring you an incredible lineup of events this week. From thrilling adventures to enchanting cultural experiences, there’s something for everyone!

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.


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Monday, June 19

Youth Day Camp: Learn to Play Pickleball and More!

Join Pictona for our Youth Day Camps this summer!
After a fun morning of pickleball instruction and games there will be swimming at the YMCA across the street from Pictona. There will also be a lunch provided, followed by more games and instruction. Please pick up your child promptly at 2PM. You can sign up online, or call the Pictona Welcome Desk at 386-310-7067. The cost is $150 per camper. Ages are 6-14, and counselors will divide campers by age for instruction and games.

8:45 Arrive and Check in

9-11 Fun Pickleball Instruction

11-12 Swim at YMCA

12-12:30 Lunch at Pictona

12:30-2 King & Queen of the Court / Fun Instruction

2:00 Pick Up

Click here for more info.

Summer Blitz — Family Worship Center

When: Monday, June 19, 2023 8:00 AM  to Thursday, June 22, 2023 3:00 PM

Where: Family Worship Center, 4425 S Ridgewood Ave, Port Orange, FL

FWC Kids is going to have a blast at Summer Blitz held at FWC. It will be a great time of fellowship, games, water activities, and being filled up with God’s Word. The cost is $135 per child and $65 per worker. Registration is opening soon!

Click here for more info.

Surf Camp

When: Monday, June 19, 2023 10:00 AM  to Friday, June 23, 2023 3:00 PM

Where: Beachside Baptist Church, 27th street, New Smyrna Beach, FL

Learn to ride the waves at our annual Christian surf camp this summer! We have a week of fun planned for surfers teaching the basics of surfing, water safety, beach education, and more. Cost is by donation. Come hang ten with us! Spots are limited! Ages 6-18 June 19-23, 2023, Monday-Friday from 10am-3pm (subject to change) Participants must register by June 12 • SPOTS ARE LIMITED!

**Must be a resident of New Smyrna Beach, Edgewater, & Oak Hill to participate.**

Click here for more info.

Ballerina Princess Tea Party – Kids Dance Camp

About the eventBallerina Princess Tea Party – Kids Dance Camp

The perfect princess tea party is set and ready for guests! RSVP today for your dancer to be a part of these fancy, fun-filled mornings, complete with snacks, crafts, and dance!

Join us for some themed fun over the Summer! Filled to the brim with dance, imagination, crafts, snacks, creativity, and endless activities, you can be sure these camps will fill up fast! Don’t miss out, sign up today!
For ages 3-6 | 9:00-12:00pm daily | TUITION: $129

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Tickets here.

Sunset Paddle on the Intracoastal

When: Monday, June 19, 2023 6:30 PM to Thursday, June 22, 2023 8:30 PM

Where: Menard-May Park, at, S Riverside Dr & E Ocean Ave, Edgewater, FL

About this Event

We’ll meet at Menard May Park, 413 S. Riverside Drive, Edgewater, and you’ll learn the basic skills of Stand Up Paddling before we go on our water excursion. We’ll give you all the information you need to safely enjoy your time on the water.

We’ll guide you along the waterway of the Indian River as the sun sets over the water. It is a great way to relax and enjoy nature at one of the most beautiful times of the day. You will have the opportunity to see dolphins, manatees, turtles, eagles, herons, osprey, stingrays, crabs and more on the water here. It is majestic when you see our local wildlife at this time of day. We will stop on an island along the way to provide you a break. We will bring snacks and drinks while you rest and take in the natural beauty of the sunset. We will take pictures to share so you always have the memories you created with us.

Children are also welcome. Anyone age 9 and over can paddle their own vessel. Anyone 8 years and under can ride on a board with their parent or guardian. The whole family can enjoy being on the water together. When you leave this experience you will have a new skill you can use on many new adventures in the future!

Also check out other Trips & Adventurous Activities in Edgewater.

Tickets here.

Camp Create 2023 | Summer Art Camp at the Museum of Art – DeLand

Camp Create at the Museum of Art – DeLand is back for Summer 2023! Our 6-week summer camp program will be available for 6-12 year-olds from June 12th – July 28th.

This summer our Campers will explore all of the art-filled adventures that they can dream of. Each week, a new theme will ignite their creativity and imaginations. Campers will be inspired to create 2D and 3D projects and enjoy a wide variety of age-appropriate, hands-on art experiences. Campers will participate in two sessions each day and work on multiple art projects each week. Breaks will be taken throughout the day for snacks, lunch, and games. We invite our Campers to bring their imaginations, create memories to last a lifetime, and discover the adventures that await when they make art.

Themes change weekly, so Campers may register for more than one session. Children will be placed in small groups to ensure they receive personalized attention. No previous art-making experience necessary. Visits to the Museum’s galleries will enhance the educational experience and provide additional motivation and inspiration.


Week 1: Up in the Sky

June 12 – 16

This week we’ll journey beyond our everyday life on the ground to explore the magical things we get a glimpse of in the sky. Campers will explore themes such as spectacular galaxies, colorful northern lights, radiant sunsets, and outer space! Enjoy an awe-striking week filled with drawing, painting, and sculpting.

Week 2: Comics & Characters

June 19 – 23

Have you ever wanted to make your own original storyline and comic book with vibrant pop art? Or have you thought of watching your favorite comic book characters and stories come to life and jump out of the page into your own artistic creations? This week is your chance to make your favorite action-packed show come to life through your own art! Campers will explore how to make their own characters and stories in different styles like anime, manga, graphic novels, and pop art.

Week 3: Color Week

June 26 – 30

Join us for a vivacious week with an array of projects that burst with lively colors! Campers will have the opportunity to draw, paint, and participate in hands-on activities to create bright-colored and vivid pieces that captivate the eye.

Week 4: Down Below

July 10 – 14

It’s time to get into the deep stuff! This week we will venture into the layers of the earth and explore the cool things that we may forget are going on beneath our very feet. Students will be able to make art based on fossils, underground animal hibernation spots, creepy crawling insects, and the enchanting twists and turns of tree roots.

Week 5: Creative Critters

July 17 – 21

Our world is filled with so many unique and snazzy creatures that are creative. (Think witty dolphins, intuitive chimpanzees, winding spiders, and more!) There are also critters that look creative, such as colorful tree frogs, rainbow parrots, and peculiar leaf bugs. We’ll celebrate our fascination for these amazing creatures through our art-making this week.

Week 6: Architecture Adventure

July 24 – 28

Did you know the cities that we travel through, stores that we shop in, schools where we learn, and homes where we reside all have an architectural design? This week we will pack our bags and explore the intricate art of architecture. Our adventure will encompass drawing, sketching our own blueprints and patterns, building, and bringing to life our envisioned framework for our creations!


Registration begins March 1 , 2023, and can be completed at:

Camp Create sessions for 6-12 year olds run Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Children must have finished Kindergarten to enroll.

Tuition per 5 day weekly session: $195 for Museum Members | $220 for Non-Members.

Register early for a $10 a week discount between March 1 – 31.

Receive $10 a week discount for registering multiple children OR a $10 a week discount for multiple weeks.

For more information, including camp policies, please visit:

Is it Desert or Dessert?

When: Mon Jun 19, 2023 at 9:00 AM

Where: Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 Hwy 17, DeBary, FL

Discover the animal and plant life in the desert by creating cactus art, and inventing desert dioramas including hissing rattlers, gila monsters and other creatures.

Tickets here.

Tuesday, June 20

Daytona Tortugas

  • Address: 105 East Orange Avenue, Jackie Robinson Stadium, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
  • Presented By: Daytona Tortugas
  • Dates: 6/13/2023, 6/14/2023, 6/15/2023, 6/16/2023, 6/17/2023, 6/18/2023, 6/20/2023, 6/21/2023, 6/22/2023, 6/23/2023, 6/24/2023, 6/25/2023, 7/4/2023, 7/5/2023, 7/6/2023, 7/7/2023, 7/8/2023, 7/9/2023, 7/18/2023, 7/19/2023, 7/20/2023, 7/21/2023, 7/22/2023, 7/23/2023, 8/1/2023, 8/2/2023, 8/3/2023, 8/4/2023, 8/5/2023, 8/6/2023, 8/15/2023, 8/16/2023, 8/17/2023, 8/18/2023, 8/19/2023, 8/20/2023, 8/29/2023, 8/30/2023, 8/31/2023, 9/1/2023, 9/2/2023, 9/3/2023
  • Location: Daytona Tortugas

The Daytona Tortugas, a proud affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, make their 2023 return to Jackie Robinson Ballpark on City Island in Daytona Beach with their first home game of the season is on April 11 and the season runs through September. Home Games are listed here.  More information about the Tortugas schedule, fun events, tickets and more is available on the Daytona Tortugas website.

Click here for more info.

Tuesday at the Tower – Walk and Talk

  • Address: 4931 South Peninsula Drive, Ponce Inlet, FL, FL 32127
  • Phone: 13817611821
  • Presented By: Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum
  • Dates: June 20, 2023
  • Location: Ponce Inlet Lighthouse
  • Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Price: Included with General Admission

Walk and Talk: Architecture at the Light Station

Included with regular paid admission

June 20, 2023 at 11:00 AM*

You may have visited the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse before, but never like this!

Come join this fascinating walking tour of the Lighthouse & Museum, accompanied by a Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Tour Guide.

The tour will last for approximately two hours, including a welcome at the onset in the Education Building.

Participants should dress for the outdoors and wear closed toed shoes, as there will be a lot of walking involved.

*Registration is required, as there will be limited space for attendees.

To register, please contact the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Programs Department at 

386-761-1821 ext. 18 or

Mosquito Control hosts interactive educational events

Lunch & Learn: Unfolding the Universe: The James Webb Space Telescope

  • Address: Orange Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
  • Phone: (386) 255-0285
  • Presented By: Museum of Arts & Sciences
  • Dates: June 21, 2023
  • Location: Museum of Arts & Sciences
  • Time: 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
  • Price: Member Admission: Lecture is free plus $10.00 boxed lunch. Future Member Admission: Lecture is $10.00 plus $10.00 boxed lunch.

Join Curator of Astronomy Seth Mayo for lunch and a tour of the amazing images produced by the James Webb Telescope. James Webb Telescope is a space telescope that conducts infrared astronomy. As the largest optical telescope in space, its high resolution and sensitivity allow it to view objects too old, distant, or faint for the Hubble Space Telescope. Join Seth Mayo after lunch for a walk and talk in the gallery of the James Webb images.

Space is limited and advanced RSVP and paid lunch are required.

Member Admission: Lecture is free plus $10.00 boxed lunch. 

Future Member Admission: Lecture is $10.00 plus $10.00 boxed lunch.

Dedication of the Bert Fish Room at DeLand Memorial Hospital and Veterans Museum

Dedication of the Bert Fish Room

This is the official opening of the newly renovated Bert Fish Room to recognize and honor the man whose commitment was to provide affordable health care to all those in Volusia County regardless of their ability to pay. His leadership set in motion the funding of the old DeLand Memorial Hospital and later realized in 1952 with the opening of Fish Memorial Hospital on East New York Avenue. Reenactors will portray Bert Fish and Mrs. Margaret Landis, representative for the Women’s Hospital Auxiliary, which helped raise funds to build the first hospital.

The Bert Fish Room is located at the DeLand Memorial Hospital and Veterans Museum, 230 N Stone Street, DeLand.

Free and open to the public.

Juneteenth Celebration

Cafe Davinci & Aaliyah Nouveau present you with our anual Juneteenth Celebration!

Join us on the outside main stage at 9pm & 10:30pm for our Drag show hosted by Darcel Stevens with special guests Altesse Aurum, Remini Mogul, Tokyo Kennedy Sanchez & Miss Duval Diva Cliche!

DJ NEDZ on the beats!

Nicole & John behind the bar, our drink specials for the night include $4 Absolute Cocktails and $4 Rainbow Shots! With an indoor gaming area bar and outdoor bar
and lounge area.


Mask and face coverings encouraged, sanitization stations available

Jazz on the Alley

When: Tue June 06, 2023 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Where: Artisan Alley, DeLand, FL, 32720

An open air concert on the first and third Tuesdays in Artisan Alley featuring The Alley Cats, a jazz quintet comprised of local students, and professional musicians. They play instrumental music in styles that include traditional jazz, swing, ballads, bebop, bossanova, blues, and funk.

Tables and chairs are provided for fans who are encouraged to bring their carry-out food and beverage from nearby establishments.

The public is invited to attend free of charge. In the event of inclement weather the event will be moved to the nearby Artisan Alley Garage.

Wednesday, June 21

BARBIE Dance Camp – Port Orange, Fl

When: Wed Jun 21 2023 at 10:00 am to Thu Jun 22 2023 at 12:00 pm

Where: The Legacy Dance Studio, Samsula-spruce Creek


Class Experience:

Dress up as BARBIE and enjoy learning dances from your favorite songs, karaoke, arts, crafts and more!

Camps include:

– Themed Dance Classes

– Arts & Crafts

– Storytime

– Music & Games

Eat NSB Walking Food Tour Summer 2023

When: Wed June 21, 2023 @ 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM

Where: 406 Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach

Discover Foodie Paradise on this walking food tour! Meet chefs & sample delicious food! Find the local favorites.

Let us show you why New Smyrna Beach is Foodie Paradise. Discover some of the best dishes at locally owned restaurants along Historic Canal Street. Find out a little history and learn about the best places to eat, shop and play in this quaint coastal town. Locals love finding new dishes; and visitors want to find the places the locals love! Stops are about 25 minutes each, allowing plenty of time to enjoy a generous sample and chat with chefs and owners.

Food and beverages provided at up to 4 stops. Each stop provides samples that will leave you full when we’re done!

Tour lasts about 3 hours. Wear comfortable shoes. Rain or shine.
Stops can include Riverpark Terrace, Yellow Dog Eats, CorkScrew Bar & Grill, Cafe Del Soul, General Public House, The Galley, Panheads, City Market Bistro and more. Scheduled stops subject to last minute changes based on availability.

Online ticket sales end 48 hours prior to the event start time, but space might still be available. Please call or text (386) 314-5637 to purchase tickets.

Museum Matinee Program – “Florida, A History In Pictures”

When: Wed June 21, 2023 @ 2:00 PM

Where: New Smyrna Museum of History, 120 Sams Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL

Beginning with a long-running, popular social media presence, Mike McGinness and Jeff Davies have created a book that offers a photographic account of the Sunshine State through more than 130 images ― many of them published for the first time. From the stone fort at St. Augustine to the Everglades to Bok Tower Gardens, and much more, Florida: A History in Pictures offers a stunning portrait of our state. Hear how the McGinness and Davies tracked down these rare photos and discovered the stories behind the pictures.

General Knowledge Trivia Night

When: Wed June 21, 2023 @ 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Persimmon Hollow Brewing Company, 111 W Georgia Ave, DeLand, FL

Every Wednesday at 7pm we party to General Knowledge Trivia! These events are 100% free and family friendly! You can play alone or as a team, everyone is welcome!!

1st, 2nd, and 3rd, place teams take home gift card prizes!

The first Wednesday of the month is themed trivia event you will love!

Thursday, June 22

Summer Jazz Concert – Daytona State College News-Journal Center

  • Address: 221 N. Beach Street, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
  • Phone:  (386) 226-1927.
  • Presented By: Daytona State College News-Journal Center
  • Dates: June 22, 2023
  • Location: Daytona State College News-Journal Center
  • Time: 7:30 PM
  • Price: FREE

If you are a jazz fan you will not want to miss this program.  Come hear the exciting music written for the contemporary big band and enjoy the creativity of our jazz students as they present some intimate jazz in a combo setting.  $8 or two for $15; Daytona State and Volusia County Students free. (386) 226-1927.

7:30 p.m.  News-Journal Center, Davidson Theater, 221 N. Beach Street, Daytona Beach

Free Summer Concert Series returns to Riverside Park

Enjoy some of the best live music Central Florida has to offer in a festive, open-air atmosphere with plenty of space for dancing, relaxing in the shade, or even having a picnic when we bring our Free Summer Concert Series back to the gazebo on Riverside Park every Thursday, June 15 through Aug. 31, from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.

Would you like to know more? Please contact Leisure Services at 386-410-2890.

Click here for more info.

Mosquito Control Awareness Week Event @ Marine Discovery Center

When: Jun 22, 2023 · Thu, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM 

Where: Marine Discovery Center, 520 Barracuda Blvd, New Smyrna Beach, FL

Join us at the Marine Discovery Center in New Smyrna Beach for the fourth stop of our educational events for National Mosquito Control Awareness Week! These events are a family friendly educational opportunity to learn about insect biology, integrated pest management practices, how mosquito fish are used, and how the public can help reduce mosquitoes! On-site staff will be ready to answer questions and provide recommendations.

Disc Golf Night

When: Thu June 22, 2023 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Where: Central 28 Beer Co., 290 Springview Commerce Dr Ste 1, DeBary, FL

Are you looking for a fun time out?! How about playing a round of putt putt disc golf. All you need to bring are three discs. Games will alternate weekly based on the amount of attendees. Can’t wait to see you all there!

Trivia Night at the Brewery

When: Thu June 22, 2023 @ 7:00 PM

Where: Central 28 Beer Co., 290 Springview Commerce Dr Ste 1, DeBary, FL

Get Smarter and join us for General Knowledge trivia rounds Thursdays at 7pm. Subjects rounds are always changing so come and see what all the fun is about!

County Music & Line Dancing (With Instructor)

When: Thu June 22, 2023 @ 8:00 PM

Where: City Limits Taproom and Grille, 4425 North US Highway 17, DeLand, FL

Grab your boots and get ready to dance! Don’t know how to line dance? We have a FREE instructor ready to teach you how to dance! Starting at 8pm.Live DJFREE Admission

Friday, June 23

2023 Summer in the Circle Concert Series – Life on Mars

  • Address: One, Daytona Blvd, One, Daytona Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
  • Presented By: ONE DAYTONA
  • Dates: June 23, 2023
  • Location: Victory Circle & Daytona Blvd.
  • Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Price: FREE

Join in at Victory Circle for Live Music from Life on Mars on Friday, June 23 from 7-10 PM.  From one of Orlando’s most well-known musicians and most respected producers, David Schweizer, comes the energetic and accomplished band of allstars, Life on Mars! Bringing you unique renditions of songs you’ve loved through the decades like David Bowie, Led Zepplin, INXS, U2, Fleetwood Mac, Pink Floyd, Coldplay, The Cure, and Johnny Cash along with some popular music from today, this band will keep you dancing, laughing, and wanting more! 

For more information and to keep up with the concert listings, make sure to visit the ONE DAYTONA Events Calendar here and follow ONE DAYTONA on Facebook and Instagram.  

Please note that the Summer in the Circle Concert Series is subject to change and weather permitting.  The Summer in the Circle Concert Series and live music from Blue Stone Circle are Free and Open to the Public.  ONE DAYTONA recommends bringing your own chair for the Summer in the Circle Concert Series.

CEO 2023 Gaming Championships

  • Address: 101 North Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32118
  • Dates: June 23, 2023 – June 25, 2023
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Ocean Center

CEO 2023 Gaming Championships hosts passionate players and fans from over 45 states and 35 countries for one of the largest fighting game conventions in the world. CEO 2023 features the biggest and brightest community games today.  Fans can expect games such as Street Fighter, Tekken, Super Smash Bros. by Nintendo and more, and a massive arcade area set to free play with attendee entry passes.

Over the years, CEO has been visited by wrestling superstars and gaming fans Xavier Woods, Kenny Omega, NJPW, AEW and many more. You never know who might show up to hang out with the FGC.

To purchase CEO 2023 Gaming Championships tickets or spectator passes, click here. Follow  @CEOGaming and @CEOJebailey for event updates.

DeLand Artisan Alley Farmers Market

The DeLand Artisan Alley Farmers Market is a vibrant marketplace with over 40 vendors that takes place every Friday evening from 6-9 p.m. (rain or shine) in historic downtown DeLand.

Don’t forget your face mask!

Mosaic Dog Days of Summer Fundraiser for Halifax Humane Society

  • Address: 715 Mosaic Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32124
  • Phone: (704) 685-3247
  • Presented By: Mosaic ICI and The Taylor Road Band
  • Dates: June 23, 2023
  • Location: Mosaic ICI Subdivision 715 Mosaic Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL
  • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Price: Free

The Taylor Road Band is donating a large percentage of its performance fee to help our community’s animals. The band plays a variety of music, including songs by the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Santana, The Doors, CCR, Eric Clapton, The Allman Brothers, and more.

To book the Taylor Road Band for your fundraising event, visit or call 704-685-3247

To register for the free event (the organizer needs to get a count) visit here.

Rock The Beach Tribute Series -Tributes to Aerosmith & Loverboy

  • Address: 918 North Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32118
  • Phone: (386) 947-7397
  • Presented By: Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach
  • Dates: June 23, 2023
  • Location: Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach
  • Time: 7:00 PM to 11:30 PM
  • Price: General Admission tickets: $15 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

AEROSMITH ROCKS: Walk This Way with Aerosmith Rocks!, showcasing the swagger and brassiness of Boston’s Bad Boys. A show not to be missed.

GET LUCKY: A Tribute to Loverboy






General Admission tickets: $15 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.


ALL VIP TABLES INCLUDE: VIP Lanyard, front of stage viewing area (standing room section) a reserved VIP table side stage, a bucket of beer or a bottle of house wine, OR a 375 split of TITO’S VODKA and mixers (4 drinks), based on the table purchased & FREE valet parking. You must purchase all seats at VIP tables. VIP tickets are $35 per seat + tax/fees.

High Top Tables for 2 people $70 + tx/fees includes a bucket of beer or a bottle of house wine, OR a 375 split of TITO’S VODKA and mixers (4 drinks) & FREE VALET PARKING FOR 1 CAR

High Top Tables for 4 people $140 + tx/fees includes 2 buckets of beer or 2 bottles of house wine, OR 2- 375 splits of TITO’S VODKA and mixers (4 drinks each split) & FREE VALET PARKING FOR 2 CARS

Low Top Table for 4 people $140 + tx/fees includes 2 buckets of beer or 2 bottles of house wine, OR 2- 375 splits of TITO’S VODKA and mixers (4 drinks each split) & FREE VALET PARKING FOR 2 CARS

Firepit Seating for 6 people $210 + tx/fees includes 3 buckets of beer or 3 bottles of house wine, OR 3- 375 splits of TITO’S VODKA and mixers (4 drinks each split) & FREE VALET PARKING FOR 3 CARS

Junior Angler Surf Fishing

When: Fri, Jun 23, 2023 @ 2:00 PM 

Where: 7611 S Atlantic Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL

Summer programs are back! Canaveral National Seashore will host an amazing, free summer Jr. Angler program. Youths aged 8 and up will learn the skill of surf or lagoon fishing, including knot tying, bait & tackle, healthy fish habitats, and gain hands-on experience. All fishing gear and bait are provided. Fishing clinics are scheduled for Tues, Wed, & Thu throughout June and July, 10:00AM – noon. Reservations are required. Program is free, but entrance fee applies. Parents/guardians must remain for the entire program. For information or to make reservations, please call the Apollo Beach Visitor Center at 386-428-3384 ext 0.

James Hall Trio with guest vocalist Krissy Vavrek at the Live Oak Center

When: Jun 23, 2023·Fri, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Where: 1050 Live Oak Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL

Concert starring Krissy Vavrek (vocals), James Hall (keyboard and vibraphone), Charlie Silva (bass), and Greg Parnell (drums). Music begins at 6:30. Free admission.

Krissy Vavrek will sing a number of jazz standards from the Great American Songbook including “The Way You Look Tonight,” “My Romance,” “Bewitched,” and “Fly Me to the Moon.”

James Hall is a pianist, vibraphone player, and composer based in New Smyrna Beach. In his hometown of Pleasanton, California, he performed with numerous jazz musicians including Matt Finders, Andrew Speight, Anton Schwartz, Michael Marcus, Roger Glenn, and Erik Jekabson. Upon moving to Florida in 2019, he has performed with a wide range of jazz musicians including Antonio Escapa, Jeff Rupert, Scott Dickinson, the Orlando Jazz Orchestra, Tom Dietz, and Bobby Koelble, just to name a few, in the straight-ahead jazz and Latin spheres.

Charlie Silva is a California-born bassist from the Orlando area of Florida. An experienced musician, he has performed extensively in the region including at the acclaimed Pilars jazz club in Winter Garden. He has played in the Buddy Morrow and Woody Herman Orchestras, and locally with the Terry Myers Orchestra, Bill and John Allred, Don Scaletta and many others, not to mention a series of jazz cruises.

Jazz drummer and bandleader Greg Parnell is based in Sanford. He is the leader of the Orlando Jazz Orchestra and road manager of the Glenn Miller Orchestra. He has performed with The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, The Les Brown Orchestra, The Nelson Riddle Orchestra, The Terry Myers Orchestra, and The American Vintage Orchestra, and is among the best-known big band drummers in the state.

Scrub Stroll

Volunteers will lead these exploratory hikes through Lyonia Preserve. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Free. Registration is required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

Click here for more info.

Cassadaga Historical Tour

When: Fri June 23, 2023 at 2:00 PM

Where: Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp, 1112 Stevens St, Cassadaga, FL

Learn about Cassadaga’s unique, mysterious beginnings, its unusual architecture, and spirit activity that still goes on in the homes of present day mediums.
Adults $15, Children 7-12 $7.50, Children 6 and under Free.

To purchase tickets, visit here.

Tour last approx. 1 – 1 1/2 hours
Meet at the Bookstore

1112 Stevens St., Cassadaga, FL

Alice @ Wonderland

When: June 16th – 18th and June 23rd – 25th, 2023 

Friday & Saturdays @ 7:30pm and Sunday matinees at 2:30pm

Where: Shoestring Theatre Inc, 380 S Goodwin St, Lake Helen, FL

What would happen if a “21st century” Alice collided with Lewis Carroll’s legendary Wonderland? This modern retelling of the classic children’s story has all of the characters you know and love, including the Mad Hatter, the White Rabbit, and the Queen of Hearts. The story is laid out in traditional style, except that Alice is distinctly contemporary, complete with cell phone in hand. Full of references to text messaging and social media, the play imagines a present-day Alice encountering the Wonderland so many of us treasure. A sharply told, crisply paced ride, this quality adaptation has been praised for its humor, modern style, and appeal to both children and adults.

Tickets here.

Cassadaga After Dark Tour

When: Jun 23, 2023 Fri at 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Where: 1112 Steven Street, Cassadaga, Fl

Friday Nights
May 1st-Sept 30th- 8:00pm
Oct. 1st-April 28th- 7:30pm

$30 for adults/$15.00 (12 and under with an adult)

Join our Investigators on a guided tour to learn more of the scientific approach to Spiritualism, and how we investigate, analyze and classify the manifestations of Spirit.

Bring your digital camera and any paranormal equipment to help investigate Cassadaga after dark. No equipment, No problem! Let’s Investigate and Find the Spirits of Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp!

Please be sure to wear comfortable shoes and have bug spray on hand for those pesky nighttime biters. This is a tour of uneven terrain at time and outdoor elements, so plan dress and shoes accordingly.

Plan to meet 15 minutes before the tour:
Andrew Jackson Davis Ed. Bldg. and Bookstore 1112 Stevens Street, Cassadaga, FL

******Tour may be cancelled due to Inclement Weather. If this occurs, we will attempt to reach everyone for refunds. ******

Blue Spring Junior Ranger Program: “Search with Senses”

When: Jun 23, 2023 Fri at 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM 

Where: Blue Spring State Park, 2100 W French Ave, Orange City, FL

PLEASE RSVP TO NO LATER THAN MONDAY, JUNE 19TH. Please include the total number of junior rangers in your email. This does not guarantee entry into the park if we reach capacity.

The Florida State Parks Junior Ranger Program provides the opportunity for young people to learn, serve and share Florida’s natural and cultural resources.

Join us at Blue Spring to start or continue your Junior Ranger experience.

We will meet at the Roadside Pavilion located in the lower parking lot closest to the family restrooms. We will be outside so bring closed-toe shoes, water, snacks if needed, bug spray, sunscreen, notepad and writing utensil are recommended. Please bring your Junior Ranger materials if you are already in the program.

General Park admission still applies. Please plan your trip accordingly as we can close for several hours due to capacity limits.

Dueling Pianos

Join us Friday, June 23 for great entertainment, delicious food, and a full bar. 6 – 10pm

Saturday, June 24

Midtown Food Festival

  • Address: 844 George W. Engram Blvd., APT 206, DAYTONA BEACH, FL 32114
  • Phone: (386) 252-5010
  • Presented By: Coming 2gether Non-Profit
  • Dates: 6/24/2023, 6/25/2023
  • Location: 844 George W. Engram Blvd.
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Price: FREE

The mission of Coming 2gether is to work to enhance the dignity and quality of life for communities and families that are in the redevelopment and low-income areas, By strengthening communities, eliminating barriers, providing opportunities, and helping families in need to reach their full potential through community events and work.

Naval Civil War in Florida

Robert Mattson, member of the USS Pawnee (Marine) Guard, will discuss a broad overview of naval actions in Florida during the American Civil War including the capture of blockade runners, raids up rivers, salt works raids, and coastal patrols based on his book: The Civil War Navy in Florida.

Summer Saturday Laser Rock Concerts

Rock out monthly during one of the Museum’s extra Summer Saturday Laser Rock Concerts in the Lohman Planetarium. Shows include a wide variety of musical genres including classics by Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin, as well as country music, pop, and more! Entry to the show is through the Lohman Planetarium lobby entrance.

Advanced purchase of tickets is recommended. 


7:00PM: Click to Register online for Laser Vinyl
8:00PM: Click Here to Register online for Laser Zeppelin
9:00PM: Click Here to Register online for Pink Floyd – The Dark Side of the Moon

Or call the Museum at 386-255-0285 to purchase and reserve your seat. 

Ticket Pricing (Please note ticket pricing has changed)

$4.00 per show for members, $5.00 per show for non-members. 

Foreigner Experience & Bad Inc: Foreigner and Bad Company Tributes

  • Address: 70 Boardwalk, Daytona Beach, FL 32118
  • Phone: (386) 671-3472
  • Presented By: Boardwalk Merchants and Friends of the Bandshell
  • Dates: June 24, 2023
  • Location: Daytona Beach Bandshell
  • Time: 7:15 PM
  • Price: FREE to the public with the option to purchase VIP seats for $15 plus applicable surcharges, and chairs may be rented for $5 each.

The Star Spangled Summer Concert Series is an annual free summer concert series that takes place on Saturday nights at the world’s most famous beach’s historic Bandshell located on the North end of the Daytona Beach Boardwalk and is an experience both locals and visitors alike look forward to every summer. The Star Spangled Summer Concert Series is known for bringing the best Tribute Bands to the beach and will begin the 2023 concert series on May 27th and continue every Saturday night through September 30th. The family-friendly concerts make for a star-spangled summer of fun for everyone.

Back by popular demand, the night sky will come alive with the “Bud Light-Lights Up Daytona Fireworks Display” over the ocean after the shows. Concerts begin at 7:15 PM and fireworks over the ocean follow the concerts at 9:45 PM.
The public is invited to bring their entire family. Attendees may bring their own chairs. VIP seat tickets will go on sale on Ticketmaster starting Friday, April 21. Ticketmaster will continue selling VIP tickets to each show through 2 PM the day before each show. Friends of the Bandshell will also sell VIP tickets at the Bandshell on the day of the show at 5 PM. VIP tickets are $15 per person and chairs may be rented for $5 each.

Bandshell parking is available at the nearby Ocean Center garage and surface lots. Attendees parking in the Ocean Center garage can take the pedestrian overpass to the Bandshell, purchase concessions and drinks, and enjoy the live show!

Additionally, while appreciating cool evenings with live music under the stars, concert attendees may stroll the boardwalk, play skeeball or video games while enjoying food and drinks, and the street performers on the world’s most famous Boardwalk.

MOH Summer Beach Day

Second annual MOH summer beach day come join us for a fun day at the beach!

Click here for more info.

New Smyrna Bike and Bar Tour

When: Jun 24, 2023 · Sat, 11:00 AM

Where: New Smyrna Beach, FL

The annual “New Smyrna Beach Bike and Bar Tour” is a long standing tradition and will take place on June 24th 2023. It will be our 30th year and still going strong! We started out with 2 bike riders on the first tour and we have grown over the years to over a thousand. Stops on the tour include, but are not limited to, J.B’s Fish Camp, Moe’s, Chase’s, Sea Vista, Beachside Tavern, Off the Hook, Clancy’s Cantina, Tayton O’Brian’s, Flagler Tavern, The Breakers, Ocean Breeze and Peanuts. This years tour starts at J.B.’s Fish Camp at 11am on Saturday June 24th. We leave J.B.’s at approximately 11:30am. If you can’t make the first leg meet up with us at any locations along the way, we are not hard to find that day.

Water Fun Days!

When: Sat Jun 24 2023 at 02:00 pm to 05:00 pm

Where: Covenant United Methodist Church Port Orange, 3701 S Clyde Morris Blvd, Port Orange, FL

Come cool off from this Florida heat at our Summer Water Days!

Wild Walks: Conservation Photography w/ Adam Strang Bass and Tessa Skiles

This event is SOLD OUT. We’re sorry and we hope to catch you at the next Wild Walk! Join our mailing list to be notified of upcoming Wild Walks and other Conservation Florida events.

Join Conservation Florida for an exciting afternoon of conservation photography and hiking! This guided hike, led by our professional conservation photography teammates Adam Strang Bass, Vice President of Conservation, and Tessa Skiles, Programs Coordinator, will take you through the natural surroundings of our 476-acre D Ranch Preserve in Osteen, FL.

You’ll have the chance to explore the mesic and scrubby flatwoods, wet prairie, and wetlands at the preserve, while gaining insight into the importance of storytelling through the lens of photography. During this interactive experience, you’ll also have the chance to learn how to turn your photos into art that effects positive change in environmental conservation and wildlife habitat protection, about various photography techniques (including lighting, composition, and camera settings), as well as tips on capturing photographs of local flora and fauna.

You will have the opportunity to put your newfound photography knowledge into practice and receive feedback from Adam and Tessa!

Not only might you encounter gophers, white tailed deer, sandhill cranes, and maybe even some scrub jays – but also expect to learn about native plants, habitat restoration, prescribed burns, land conservation, and a bit about our work here at Conservation Florida!

This event is perfect for nature enthusiasts and aspiring photographers looking for a unique and educational experience. Come join us for an unforgettable day of photography and conservation!

Trae Pierce & the T-Stones

When: Jun 24, 2023 · Sat, 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM

Where: BEACHSIDE TAVERN, 690 E 3rd Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL

NSB’s favorite party band, Trae Pierce & the T-Stones, will have you partying for the Holiday weekend! Get ready to dance all night to their rock, funk, r&b, and hip-hop favorites!!

Volusia Speedway Park – Weekly Racing

When: Sat, Jun 24, 2023 at 6:00 p.m.

Where: Volusia Speedway Park 1500 E. State Road 40 De Leon Springs, FL 

Enjoy the action of Volusia Speedway Park Weekly Racing with the 602 Late Models dueling for $2,000-to-win, and the Pick Your Part Street Stocks going for $1,200-to-win. The 604 Late Models, DIRTcar UMP Modifieds, and Thunder Stocks will join the action.

Series Racing
Thunder Stocks, Gladiators, DIRTcar UMP Modifieds, Street Stocks, 604 Late Models

Event Schedule
All Gates: 4:00 p.m. EST
Driver’s Meeting: 5:30 p.m. EST
Hot Laps: 6:00 p.m. EST
Opening Ceremonies & Racing To Follow

General Admission: $12
Military, First Responders, & Seniors (55+): $10
Kids 12 and Under: FREE

Vehicle Pit Parking: $10
General Parking: FREE

Baker & Co. Home Mercantile’s 2nd Annual Warehouse Sale

When: Jun 24 – Jun 25, 2023 Sat at 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Where: 1220 Biscayne Blvd. DeLand, FL

Our much anticipated Annual Warehouse Sale is June 24 + 25th! Shop our warehouse for home decor, furniture + clothing during this annual event! Saturday + Sunday from 10am – 4pm!

Second Annual Cornhole Tournament

Central 28 Beer Co. and Tri-City Bulls are excited to host the Second Annual Cornhole Tournament Saturday June 24th, 2023 at 2:30pm. Sign up in the Taproom $40 per team, cash only for sign up. Ticket includes Double Elimination play and a FREE beer! 35 Team spots available. All proceeds go to support The Tricity City Bulls.

1st place prize $100 cash and 2 pints of beer
2nd place prize 2 Central 28 Shirts and 2 pints of beer
3rd place prize 2 pints of beer

Kickin’ Off Summer – Bands On The Sand

Save the Date for This Month’s Bands on the Sand! Saturday, June 24th!

Join us for Bands in the Sand at the Ocean Deck! Get your Toes in the Sand, a Drink in your Hand….Legally! Only at The Ocean Deck

Live Entertainment starting at 1pm! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
On the beach stage:

1pm Esh x Schief
7pm The Dub Collectors

On the inside stage: 9pm – C*Posse

Colin’s Park Reopening

The public is invited to join Zone 2 Commissioner Ken Strickland and other city officials for a grand reopening celebration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 24, at Colin’s Park, 100 University Blvd.

Crews just completed improvements at the beachside park, including upgraded playground equipment and new connecting sidewalks and a dog park. Landscaping was also redone. The $167,625 project was funded in part by a $53,125 grant from the Daytona Beach Racing and Recreational Facilities District.

Attendees can enjoy games, music and refreshments at the grand reopening celebration.

ReGrow the Loop

Learn about conservation and beautification efforts along the Ormond Scenic Loop & Trail during a free workshop from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 24, at the Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St.

Speakers will provide information and resources to amplify the existing beauty of the loop and ensure its preservation.

This workshop is sponsored by Volusia County’s ReGrow the Loop initiative, which was created by the County Council to enhance the 30-mile double loop of roadways through education, awareness and collaboration. Volusia County, UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County and other local organizations are collaborating to eradicate invasive plant species, increase native vegetation, attract more wildlife and pollinators, and bring about sustainability practices to those who care about the Loop.

Register here.

For more information about ReGrow the Loop and the workshop, contact Sheila Hutchinson at 386-822-5778 or

Sunday, June 25

Riverfront Market

  • Address: 155 N Beach St, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
  • Presented By: Riverfront Esplanade
  • Dates: June 25, 2023
  • Location: Riverfront Esplanade – Veteran’s Plaza
  • Time: 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Price: FREE

Join in at the brand new Riverfront Market at the Riverfront Esplanade happening the last Sunday of each month! Sip, Shop & Stroll with us at our next one on June 25th from 8-11am! Featuring local vendors, music, and a Wellness Walk at 8am! Mark your calendars and we can’t wait to see everyone soon!

Lost Lagoon Monthly Car Show

When: Jun 25, 2023 · Sun, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Where: Lost Lagoon Wings and Grill, 2004 N Dixie Fwy, New Smyrna Beach, FL

Once a month car show for everyone to enjoy. There is lots of shade & the best food & drinks in town. Music by DJ Weasel. Don’t forget to share with your friends. See you all at the show.

Coming Soon . . .

Monday, June 26

Summer Drive In Movie Mania

It’s BACK! FREE Drive In Movies at the Drive In Christian Church! Load up the car and sit underneath the stars as you enjoy a little bit of history together with your friends and family. Many thanks to our sponsors and co-hosts at Southern Stone Events and the City of Daytona Beach Shores for helping to make these FREE movies available to our community! Gates open at 7pm for pre-movie fun, cash only concessions available for $1/each until 9pm.

Movie begins at Dusk.

Sunday, June 25: Lyle, Lyle Crocodile
Tuesday, June 27: Minions: The Rise of Gru

Thursday, June 29: Top Gun: Maverick

Tuesday, June 27

OLR Ice Cream & A Movie

The Drive-In Church of Daytona Beach Shores has allowed Oceans Luxury Realty the opportunity to come in and create a night of fun for the whole family. Join in Tuesday, June 27th for a screening of Minions: The Rise of Gru. We will have an ice cream sundae bar, root beer & coke floats, characters, face painting, and more. The best part is it all is FREE!
If you have any questions or would like to volunteer or donate contact Das at (386) 236-3700.

Sunday, July 1

Independence Day at the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse

  • Address: 4931 South Peninsula Drive, Ponce Inlet, FL, FL 32127
  • Phone: 13817611821
  • Presented By: Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum
  • Dates: July 1, 2023
  • Location: Ponce Inlet Lighthouse
  • Time: 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
  • Price: Included with General Admission

Celebrate the birth of our Nation at the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum! Discover over 130 years of maritime history as you explore one of the Nation’s largest and most authentic light stations and Climb 175 Feet to the top of Florida’s Tallest Lighthouse. Enjoy guided tours of the world famous lighthouse museum and family-oriented activities including workshops and kids crafts. All special activities are provided free of charge with regular admission from 10:30 am until 2:30 pm on Saturday, July 1st.

The Lighthouse & Museum will be open to the public on July 4, 2023 from 10 AM – 9 PM. (Last admission at 8 PM)

Tuesday, July 4

Enjoy a lively casino, an awesome DJ, hors d’oeuvres, 2 drink tickets, and exclusive access to the NSB Fireworks Show (in the air-condition!)

Tuesday, July 4, 2023, doors open at 6:30p, the action begins at 7p, and fireworks at 9:15p. Blackjack, Texas Hold’em, Craps, Roulette, and more!

Tickets are $50 plus tax and you can get yours at

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