Ready, Set, Backpack! Get Ready For The Ultimate EDGEfest Giveaway

Mark your calendars and spread the word. The EDGEfest Back to School Backpack and School Supply Giveaway is happening on Saturday, August 5, 2023, at the Southeast Volusia Family YMCA, located at 148 West Turgot Avenue. The fun kicks off bright and early at 9 a.m., so don’t be late!

This is the highlight of The EDGEfest event series as they aim to distribute 500+ backpacks and school supplies to local students. Be sure to arrive early as backpacks and school supplies will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Each child must be present with a parent or guardian.

Other fun activities include:

  • Free haircuts for kids
  • Free swimming until noon
  • A 65-foot inflatable tropical obstacle course
  • Raffle for free bicycles
  • Food trucks
  • Music

The city’s ultimate goal is to ensure that local students kick off the school year with an incredible start. If your business, civic group, club, church or family is interested in getting involved or for more information, please call (386) 424-2400 x7207 or email

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