This Week: Events in Volusia (8/28 – 9/3)

Volusia County is bustling with exciting events this week. It’s the perfect time to head outdoors and bond with your family. Along the scenic banks of the Halifax River, you’ll have the chance to enjoy a free screening of the movie “13 Going On 30”. And that’s not all – there’s also a fantastic lineup of music festivals happening all around town.

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, August 28

Exhibit: Unfolding the Universe: The James Webb Space Telescope

We are peering deeper into the universe than ever before with NASA’s newest space-based
observatory, the James Webb Space Telescope. As the successor and complement, to the famed Hubble Space Telescope, Webb sees in infrared light and has already provided tremendous insights into the mysteries of the universe. On display is a collection of some of
the most mesmerizing imagery captured by Webb so far as we highlight stars, planets in-and-out of our Solar System, star-forming nebulae, massive galaxies, and some of the most distant objects ever observed. There are an assortment of 3D printed displays throughout the gallery, exploring the innovative technology of Webb and providing a unique perspective of various celestial objects featured in the imagery.

Tuesday, August 29

Daytona Tortugas

  • Address: 105 East Orange Avenue, Jackie Robinson Stadium, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
  • Presented By: Daytona Tortugas
  • Dates: 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: Jackie Robinson Ballpark

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.

Ladies Night

BOTTOMLESS DRINKS with a $10 cover
Stoli Drinks & House Wine
9PM – Midnight!

🎵Live Music🎸
9PM – 1AM

Follow Us @oceandeck &
(386) 253-5224
127 S Ocean Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32118
Hours: Mon-Sun 11:00 am – 1:30 am

Random Acts of Insanity Improv Comedy

  • Address: 242 South Beach Street, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
  • Phone: (386) 252-3118
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Tuesday
  • Location: Cinematique Theater
  • Time: 8:00 PM
  • Price: $8.50 General admission

The Random Acts of Insanity Comedy Improv Troupe specializes in performing fast-paced improvised comedy every Tuesday at 8 p.m. and on the first Saturday of every month at 8 p.m. Every third Saturday hosts Live Standup Comedy with comics from all over Central Florida.

Cinematique Theater- Movies

  • Address: 242 South Beach Street, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
  • Phone: (386) 252-3118
  • Presented By: Cinematique Theater
  • Dates: 8/22/2023, 8/23/2023, 8/24/2023, 8/25/2023, 8/26/2023, 8/29/2023, 8/30/2023, 9/1/2023, 9/5/2023, 9/6/2023, 9/8/2023, 9/9/2023, 9/12/2023, 9/13/2023
  • Location: Cinematique
  • Time: 01:00 PM, 04:00 PM, Or 07:00 PM
  • Price: General Admission ‑ $10.75 Member ‑ $7.75

Asteroid City

Follows a writer and his world famous fictional play about a grieving father who travels with his tech-obsessed family to small rural Asteroid City to compete in a junior stargazing event, only to have his world view disrupted forever.

Cast Jason Schwartzman, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hanks

Rating PG-13 – Run Time 105 mins

Fri Aug 18  –    4:00 PM –  Theatre1
Wed Aug 23  – 4:00 PM –  Theatre1
Thu Aug 24  –  7:00 PM –  Theatre1


A gay couple`s marriage is thrown into crisis when one of them impulsively begins a passionate affair with a young woman.

Cast Franz Rogowski, Ben Whishaw, Adèle Exarchopoulos

Rating R – Run Time 91 mins

Fri Aug 18  –    7:00 PM –  Theatre1
Sat Aug 19  –   4:00 PM –  Theatre1
Tue Aug 22  –   4:00 PM –  Theatre1
Wed Aug 23  –  1:00 PM –  Theatre1
Thu Aug 24  –   4:00 PM –  Theatre1

Between Two Worlds is based on French journalist Florence Aubenas`s bestselling non-fiction work Le Quai de Ouistreham, investigating rising precarity in French society through her experiences in the northern port city of Caen.

Cast Hélène Lambert, Louise Pociecka, Steve Papagiannis

Rating NR – Run Time 106 mins

Fri Aug 25  –   1:00 PM –  Theatre1
Fri Aug 25  –   7:00 PM –  Theatre1
Sat Aug 26  –  4:00 PM –  Theatre1
Tue Aug 29  – 4:00 PM –  Theatre1
Wed Aug 30  -1:00 PM –  Theatre1


A group of friends in a holiday home by the Baltic Sea where emotions run high as the parched forest around them catches fire.

Cast Thomas Schubert, Paula Beer, Enno Trebs

Rating NR – Run Time 102 mins

Fri Sep 1  –    1:00 PM –  Theatre1
Fri Sep 1  –    7:00 PM –  Theatre1
Sat Sep 2  –   4:00 PM –  Theatre1
Tue Sep 5  –  4:00 PM –  Theatre1
Wed Sep 6  – 1:00 PM –  Theatre1

King Coal

The cultural roots of coal continue to permeate the rituals of daily life in Appalachia even as its economic power wanes. The journey of a coal miner`s daughter exploring the region`s dreams and myths, untangling the pain and beauty.

Rating NR – Run Time 80 mins

Fri Sep 8  –     1:00 PM –  Theatre1
Fri Sep 8  –     7:00 PM –  Theatre1
Sat Sep 9  –    4:00 PM –  Theatre1
Tue Sep 12  –  4:00 PM –  Theatre1
Wed Sep 13  – 1:00 PM –  Theatre1

Wednesday, August 30

Lunch and Learn: Flora and Fauna of the Florida Landscape

  • Address: 352 South Nova Road, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
  • Phone: (386) 255-0285
  • Presented By: Museum of Arts & Sciences
  • Dates: August 30, 2023
  • Location: Museum of Arts & Sciences
  • Time: 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
  • Price: Member Admission: Lecture is free plus $11.00 boxed lunch.  Future Member Admission: Lecture is $10.00 plus $11.00 boxed lunch.

Join Executive Director, Tabitha Schmidt and Senior Curator of History, Zach Zacharias and learn about the landscapes that feature flowers, exotic plants and animals. Florida is rich with plant and animal species. Learn about the famous artists whose imagination was captured by this rich diversity and the ecosystems in which they are found. Jane Peterson, Martin Johnson Heade, Sandra Lloyd, and Herman Herzog are just a few of the artists that are covered in this unique look at the collection.

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

Member Admission: Lecture is free plus $11.00 boxed lunch. 

Future Member Admission: Lecture is $10.00 plus $11.00 boxed lunch.

Living with Wildlife program

Date: August 30, 2023 @ 6:30 PM

Location: Community Center, 4670 South Peninsula Drive, Ponce Inlet, FL

Join Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) staff for a talk about bears, coyotes, raccoons, bobcats, and panthers. They will share wildlife conservation principles, basic biology, and best practices for protecting people, pets, property, and wildlife. This program is sponsored by the FWC and the Town of Ponce Inlet.

Sea Squirts

The Sea Squirts Program introduces marine life to children ages 3-5 years and an accompanying adult. 

Through our curriculum-based programming, we offer students some of their first, up-close investigations into Florida’s amazing coastal ecosystems and what it means to be a scientist using outdoor exploration, animal observations, arts and crafts, stories and games.

This year, students will strengthen their fine and gross motors skills, language skills, and social emotional skills through lessons designed around exploring different ocean zones and habitats.

Sea Squirts is offered every Wednesday at 10:15 – 11:15 a.m. 

Cost is $85 per one adult and child for one nine week package. Drop-in price is $8 per one adult and $8 per one child. Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance to receive a refund. To register more than one child for a nine week package, please call 386.428.4828

Tickets Here.

Eat NSB Walking Food Tour Summer 2023

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.

Tickets Here.

Climb to the Moon

Date: 8/30/2023 at 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Join us for our monthly event: Climb to the Moon! Scheduled on the date of the full moon, guests will join our lighthouse keepers on a private tour into the past to discover the unique history of this National Historic Landmark. Experience spectacular views of the sunset and full moon from the top of Florida’s tallest lighthouse and see the tower’s third order Fresnel Lens up close. Spots are limited to 25, so reservations are a MUST!

Call 386-761-1821 x10 for your reservation!
$30/Members – $35/Non-Members

*Because we are a non-profit organization, please keep in mind that we cannot give refunds if your schedule conflicts with this date. This event is a rain or shine event. Only if the event is cancelled by the Association will we be able to give refunds.

Thursday, August 31

“Melange” Florida Artist Group Exhibit

  • Address: 433 South Palmetto Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
  • Phone: (386) 947-7103
  • Presented By: Art League of Daytona Beach
  • Dates: 8/31/2023, 9/1/2023, 9/2/2023, 9/3/2023, 9/7/2023, 9/8/2023, 9/9/2023, 9/10/2023, 9/14/2023, 9/15/2023, 9/16/2023, 9/17/2023, 9/21/2023, 9/22/2023, 9/23/2023
  • Location: Art League of Daytona Beach
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Price: FREE

“Melange” Florida Artist Group Exhibit
Opening Reception August 27th 1-4pm
Exhibit Dates: August 27 – September 23, 2023
Gallery Hours: Thursday – Sunday 1-4pm

Black Light Paint Night

Join in at the Museum of Arts & Sciences before the Night Sky Festival and paint the moon with Thays! This is a one-of-a-kind experience – start off the night with a tour of the new Unfolding the Universe: The James Webb Space Telescope exhibit to get inspired for a moon-themed event! Be sure to stop by our Star Bar for a Blue Moon beer or a non-alcoholic Blue Moon Juice! One drink ticket is included. Ages 13 and older are welcome. Space is limited and advanced RSVP is required by visiting or by calling the Museum at 386-255-0285.

$50.00 for members, $55.00 for future members.

MOAS Night Sky Festival: Full Moon, Supermoon, Blue Moon

What makes this Moon super? Is a blue Moon really blue? Join us in the Lohman Planetarium and MOAS Courtyard for a Night Sky Festival to find out! We’ll bring the telescopes and green astronomy lasers; you bring your curiosities and excitement for the Universe. The main attraction is the Moon, but we’ll also view Saturn and the summer constellations and will have hands-on Moon activities in the planetarium lobby. Be sure to stop by our Star Bar for a Blue Moon beer or a non-alcoholic Blue Moon Juice!

The outdoor portion of the MOAS Night Sky Festival is free and is weather permitting. Lohman Planetarium shows are free for members, $5.00 per show for non-members, and free for children 5 and under.

Parking is limited. Planetarium shows have limited seating and are first-come, first-served.

Lohman Planetarium Show Schedule:

8:00 Live “The Sky Tonight” show

9:00 Live “Lunar Tour” show

Over the River and Through the Woods

29-year-old Nick just got his dream job that requires him to move to Seattle away from his Italian American grandparents in New Jersey. Now they must plot to keep him from leaving! This is a warm-hearted, boisterously funny, and touching story of time passing, children growing up, and the meaning of family.

All shows times are 7:30 p.m. with exception of Sunday shows which are 2 p.m.

Free Summer Concert Series at 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 through Sept. 28, from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.

Labor Day First Responder Music Festival

We are paying tribute through music to First Responders who are always there for us! The First Responders Music Festival will feature over 20+ FREE SHOWS at venues on Flagler Avenue from August 31st-September 4th!

Schedule of Bands will be released closer the date the of the event.

Over The River And Through The Woods

Directed by Ray Flynt
August 31 – September 10, 2023

A heartwarming family comedy by Joe Pietro

29-year-old Nick just got his dream job that requires him to move to Seattle away from his Italian American grandparents in New Jersey. Now they must plot to keep him from leaving! This comedy is a warm-hearted, boisterously funny, and touching story of time passing, children growing up, and the meaning of family.

Get your tickets now for the best seats!

Adults $21. Children $11. Seniors $20.

Tickets Here.

Photos by Mike Kitaif: Nick’s grandparents try too hard to get him a girlfriend to keep him from moving. From left to right: Michael Leibel, Harriet Winokur, Pat Justin, Holly Aurelia Smith, Caleb Roberts, Thomas Meredith

Thu, Aug 31, 7:30 PM
Fri, Sep 1, 7:30 PM
Sat, Sep 2, 7:30 PM
Sun, Sep 3, 2:00 PM
Thu, Sep 7, 7:30 PM
Fri, Sep 8, 7:30 PM
Sat, Sep 9, 7:30 PM
Sun, Sep 10, 2:00 PM

Friday, September 1

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!

Downtown Daytona Nights Food Truck Rally

  • Address: Beach Street, on Magnolia Avenue (Beach Street to Palmetto Avenue), Daytona Beach, FL 32114
  • Presented By: Downtown Daytona Beach Events
  • Dates: August 4, 2023 – October 6, 2023
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday
  • Location: Magnolia Avenue from Beach Street to Palmetto Avenue
  • Time: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

DOWNTOWN DAYTONA NIGHTS FOOD TRUCK RALLY – Rally for the weekend at this family friendly event on Magnolia Avenue in historic Downtown Daytona Beach! Come enjoy live music, food trucks, and Downtown restaurants. Plenty of free parking is available. Join the fun Every First Friday, from 5 to 9 p.m. (Magnolia Avenue will be closed to traffic from Beach Street to Palmetto Avenue).

First Friday Art Walk Downtown Daytona Beach

Attention art lovers! Downtown Daytona Beach invites you to stroll along Beach Street every first Friday of each month to enjoy “ArtWalk”! Meet artists and other art lovers for an evening of stimulating art, fun, and refreshments offered by the following galleries and purveyors of culture:

– Abberant Art Gallery 118 N Beach St,
– Etrusca Gallery 146 S Beach St,
– Galerie Elan 230 S Beach St,
– Halifax Historical Museum 252 S Beach St,
– Madeline’s Wine Bar 200 N Beach St,
– VJL Art Gallery 170 N Beach St

Movies on the Halifax – 13 Going On 30

  • Address: 25 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach, FL 32176
  • Presented By: The Casements
  • Dates: September 1, 2023
  • Location: The Casements
  • Time: 8:00 PM
  • Price: Free

Movies on the Halifax is a family friendly event that takes place on The Casements’ lawn in Rockefeller Gardens. Movie goers bring blankets and chairs to enjoy the movie “13 Going On 30” along the banks of the Halifax River.

PG-13 rated. Parents strongly cautioned – Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13.

Rock The Beach Tribute Series – Sounds of Seattle Tribute to Nirvanna

  • Address: 918 North Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32118
  • Phone: (386) 947-7397
  • Presented By: Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach
  • Dates: September 1, 2023
  • Location: Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach
  • Time: 7:00 PM to 11:00 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

NIRVANNA: For the last 8 year Nirvanna – Tribute to Nirvana has been touring the USA and the Globe performing their theatrical replication of a real 1991 Nirvana live concert. With the exact instruments, performance and attitude they have managed to recreate a live Nirvana performance and makes you go back in time to re live all the nostalgia! The hits like Smells Like Teen Spirit, Come As You Are, Lithium and the legendary B Sides will be sure to keep you screaming your favorite grunge songs all night! So come as you are and get that old dusty flannel out because it’s time to grunge! CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE BAND

BLACK LEDBETTER: A Tribute to Pearl Jam



NIRVANNA – 9:30PM – 11PM



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

The Beach Buoys

  • Address: 124 North Florida Avenue, DeLand, FL 32721
  • Phone: (386) 736-1500
  • Dates: September 1, 2023
  • Location: Athens Theatre
  • Time: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Price: Preferred seating $35; General admission $30; $4 processing fee and taxes not included

Don’t miss this authentic tribute to the greatest pop group of all time…The Beach Boys! From the tight vocal arrangements to the striped shirts and the authentic, vintage guitars and amps, The Beach Buoys have done the research to effectively recreate a live Beach Boys performance from the mid 60’s, and have even performed alongside Surf legends, Jan and Dean, The Beach Boys Band, and The Wrecking Crew. Their vintage guitars, amplifiers, and drums are the same as The Beach Boys used on stage.

And equally important, The Beach Buoys’ members aren’t just seasoned musical pros, they’re also fans; fans of the Southern California Surf scene, the Hotrod lifestyle, and the music that set the tone for the rest of the country to jump on board! Driven by their love, respect, and passion for the era, The Beach Buoys have succeeded in replicating the sound, look, and the vibe of the boys from Hawthorne!

Fun Fact Friday

Special Speakers, relative topics to our seniors 55+. Some talks will include refreshments that are provided by sponsor/host. Some sponsors will include raffle prize or small giveaway to be determined by sponsor.

Date: September 1, 2023

Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Time Details: 9 AM- 11 AM First Friday of each month.

Location: Adult Activity Center, 4790 S Ridgewood Avenue Port Orange, FL

Labor Day Weekend: Down Under Country Music Festival


This end-of-summer bash will feature a lineup of top-notch country artists, mouthwatering food from local food trucks and Jimmy Hula’s, and refreshing drinks from Dunes Brewing. The festival will be held under the Dunlawton Bridge, so you’ll be surrounded by stunning views of the Intracoastal Waterway. And if you’re looking for even more fun, be sure to stick around for the Brews & Browse Beachside Market on Sunday or the scrumptious Labor Day food truck fiesta on Monday!

Music Lineup:
Reed Foley – Friday 6-9pm
Southbound Express – Saturday 2-5pm
Jordan Redding – Saturday 6-10pm

Other Happenings:
Brews and Browse Beachside Market – Sunday 12-4pm
Labor Day Food Truck – Monday 4-9pm

Dunes Location: 59 Dunlawton Ave. Unit 102, Port Orange, FL 32127

Jimmy Hulas Location: 65 Dunlawton Ave, Port Orange, FL 32127

College Colors Day

Come celebrate the kick off of College Football and support your team. Wear your colors and get half off your first glass of wine or beer!

Gruesome Playground Injuries

Fri, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

See the story of Doug & Kayleen across 30 years in The Dream Role Society’s opening show: Gruesome Playground Injuries by Rajiv Joseph!

Labor Day Classic

Fri, Sep 1, 20234:00 PM  Sun, Sep 3, 202310:00 PM

The annual Labor Day Classic returns to Volusia Speedway Park with a weekend of nonstop racing!

Street Stocks, 602 Late Models, Thunder Stocks, 604 Late Models

Friday Pit Pass: $20
Friday Pit Parking: FREE

602 Late Model – $1,500
604 Late Models – $1,500
DIRTcar UMP Modifieds – $1,500
3/4 Modifieds – $500

604 Late Models – $2,000
602 Late Models – $2,000
Thunder Stocks – $750
Street Stocks – $750

Weekend Admission: $30
General Admission: $20
Kids 12 and Under: FREE

Vehicle Pit Parking: $10
General Parking: FREE

Gates Open: 4:00 pm
Hot Laps: 6:00 pm
Opening Ceremonies & Racing To Follow

For tickets go to:

First Friday Food Truck Event @ Gateway Park

Repeats every month on the first Friday 60 times.

Friday, September 1, 2023 – 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Saturday, September 2

First Saturday Ormond Art Walk

  • Address: Granada Blvd, Ormond Beach, FL 32174
  • Phone: (386) 871-4991
  • Presented By: Art Spotlight
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 1st Saturday
  • Location: East & West Granada Blvd
  • Time: 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Price: Free Free shuttle bus service is available all evening, so park your car and ride from venue to venue.

Come celebrate art and culture with us every first Saturday of the month between 3-7 p.m. along Granada Blvd in Ormond Beach. All art galleries with the Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Garden and many other businesses have their doors open to show case local and international artists. Locations often have light hors d’oeuvres, drinks and live music. This is a free event, you can stroll down to Boulevard by foot, by car, or take the free shuttle. Make sure to stop at:
– Art Spotlight – 67 W. Granada Blvd
– Frame of Mind – 23 W. Granada Blvd
– Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Garden – 78 E. Granada Blvd
– Ocean Art Gallery – 197 E. Granada Blvd
– The Studio – 150 Tomoka Ave.

Free shuttle bus service is available all evening, so park your car and ride from venue to venue.

Art & Artisan Stroll

WHEN: September 2, 2023 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm  Repeats 

WHERE: Art Stroll on Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL

COST: $25 prepaid / $30 day of event

First Saturday in Downtown NSB! Take a stroll and enjoy Art, Antiques and MORE!! Featuring live music from Noon – 2pm.

Sip & Stroll

WHEN: September 2, 2023 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm  Repeats 

WHERE: Canal Street Historic District

COST: 25.00

Sample craft beers and unique wines as you stroll through the Canal Street Historic District from 1pm to 6pm. Tickets are $25 and include a Canal Street souvenir glass and 12 sampling tickets that can be redeemed at 12 locations in the district. A self-guided map is provided for this exciting excursion. Tickets can be purchased (Cash Only) during the event at Crimson House – 219 N Orange St, Riverpark Terrace – 302 S Riverside Drive, or at the Info Booth. Tickets are also available for purchase Online until 4pm the day of the event. 

Gallery Walk

WHEN: September 2, 2023 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm  Repeats 

WHERE: Canal St, New Smyrna Beach, FL

COST: Free

Join us in the Canal Street Historic District on the 1st Saturday of the month. Stroll down Canal, Douglas, and Magnolia. Enjoy the beautiful galleries and see the amazing art community here in New Smyrna Beach.

Gobblers Lodge Opening Day for Bow Season

  • Address: 385 Gobblers Lodge Rd, Osteen, FL 32764
  • Phone: (386) 295-4581
  • Presented By: Rare Breed Charters
  • Dates: September 2, 2023
  • Location: Gobblers Lodge
  • Time: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The Pro shop at Gobblers Lodge is now open.  Come check them out and get geared up for 2023 Bow Season.

Come experience the ultimate archery experience and all that Gobblers Lodge 3D archery range and Pro Shop has to offer. Bear archery and Trophyline, two big brands in the hunting world will be there as well with our on-site Pro Shop. There will be instructors on site to assist with shooting bows & arrows and open to all levels of archers. 

Grandparents Day Celebration at the Museum

  • Address: 143 Beach Street, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127
  • Phone: (386) 761-2408
  • Presented By: Ponce Inlet Historical Museum
  • Dates: September 2, 2023
  • Location: Ponce Inlet Historical Museum, outside on the lawn.
  • Time: 9:30 AM
  • Price: FREE Space is limited. Please register by 8/26/23

Echo Ranger Event; come tour the museum, Create a keepsake together with your grandchild and enjoy an old fashioned favorite snack!

Saturday, September 2, 2023 @ 9:30 AM

Ponce Inlet Historical Museum
143 Beach Street, outside on the lawn.

Free; RSVP by 8/26 required:

Jennifer; or (386)761-2408

Nashville By The Sea

A little bit country and a little bit rock & roll. Join country music up and coming artists Keath Burns and Morgan Myles along with Lee Bogan and Ashley Estevez for a seaside concert on our oceanfront Wave Terrace.

Ormond Beach Historic Bus Tour

Join the Ormond Beach Historical Society as we take you on a two-hour tour of the scenic Ormond Loop. You will see many historic places including The Casements, the 500-year-old Fairchild Oak at Bulow Creek State Park, the Ormond Yacht Club, the Anderson-Price Memorial Building, Pilgrim’s Rest Church, the Ormond Timucua Burial Mound, the Three Chimneys Sugar Mill ruins, historic homes and MORE!

Tours are the first and third Saturday of every month.
10 am to Noon

Tickets: $30

Only 12 seats available per tour

Tickets here.

Pure Zeppelin Experience: A Tribute to Led Zeppelin

  • Address: 124 North Florida Avenue, DeLand, FL 32720
  • Phone: (386) 736-1500
  • Presented By: Athens Theatre
  • Dates: September 2, 2023
  • Location: Athens Theatre
  • Time: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Price: Preferred seating $35; General admission $30; $4 processing fee and taxes not included

Anyone lucky enough to see Led Zeppelin in concert in the ‘70s came away changed – visceral and tough, the music entered your body, through bone and muscle, and shook you to the very core. The Hammer of the Gods has been passed to The Pure Zeppelin Experience, a band that reproduces a full Zeppelin concert, the madness and the majesty, to thrilling, chest-pounding effect.

It’s an explosive rock ‘n’ roll event, augmented by a full laser light production. From “Dazed and Confused” and “Ramble On” to “Over the Hills and Far Away” and “Kashmir,” The Pure Zeppelin Experience is the musical, physical and spiritual manifestation of the great Led Zeppelin, for our times.

Rocket Man: Elton John Tribute

  • Address: 70 Boardwalk, Daytona Beach, FL 32118
  • Phone: (386) 671-3472
  • Presented By: Boardwalk Merchants and Friends of the Bandshell
  • Dates: September 2, 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.

Dueling Pianos

Saturday, September 2, 2023 From 7:00Pm To 10:00 Pm
Light Hors D’Oeuvers Included In Ticket Price. Cash Bar Available
8 Seats Per Table – First Come, First Served Seating. Option To Purchase Entire Table Available.
$40 Per Guest Plus Tax.

Tickets Here.
Call (386) 410-2880 For Any Questions.

Rock the Park – Music and Arts Festival

Date: September 2, 2023

Time: 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Riverwalk Park, 3459 S Ridgewood Avenue Port Orange, FL

This Labor Day weekend, join us for a day celebrating local art and music at Rock the Park!

Live Original Music all day booked by SPARK Booking Collective! (Line-up TBA)

An Art Vendor Fair with local creatives!

Food, Treats, Beer, and More! (Alcohol proceeds go to Port Orange Community Trust)

To participate in the art fair or as a food vendor, contact Alexis Goings at

For music booking inquiries, contact SPARK at

First Responders Beach 5K – Labor Day Weekend!

Attention Runners!🏃🏃‍♀️Flagler Avenues First Responders Beach 5K is almost here! Labor Day Weekend Saturday , September 2nd 2023. Run your way here to register!

When: Sat, Sept 2nd, 2023 at 8:00am

Where: Flagler Ave Boardwalk – Beach, 101 Buenos Aires St, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169

Schedule of Events:

7 am Packet Pickup & Day of Registration Opens

8am 5K Run/Walk Begins

Award Ceremony following the races at Flagler Tavern. Show bib at the door for 5 Tavern Bucks to be used towards a beverage or food item during celebration. Restrictions apply. Ask your server for details. Additional Tavern Bucks are given to Age Group top 3 winners.


This is a BEACH run/walk in the sand.

The race will Start and Finish on the beach; in front of the Flagler Ave Boardwalk in New Smyrna Beach.

Entry Fees – 5K Run/Walk:

Present- Sept 1st – $25.00
Day of race – $30.00 Cash or check only.

*Online Registration will close Friday, Sept 1st @ 1pm

There WILL be day of registration and packet pickup near race start.

**Registration is non-refundable.


Race Specific Shirt (sizes not guaranteed for late registrations)

Finisher Medal

Age Group Recognition – Given at Flagler Tavern following the race. Estimated 9:15am start.

Chip-Timed 5K

Water Stop on route (pass twice); Water Refill Station at Start/Finish Line

Post-Race Party at Flagler Tavern

Free, Professional Race Photos – Available for free download after the event

Sunday, September 3

Diamond: A Tribute to Neil Diamond

  • Address: 124 North Florida Avenue, DeLand, FL 32720
  • Phone: (386) 736-1500
  • Presented By: Athens Theatre
  • Dates: September 3, 2023
  • Location: Athens Theatre
  • Price: Preferred seating $35; General admission $30; $4 processing fee and taxes not included

DIAMOND is the ULTIMATE Tribute to the legendary singer/songwriter Neil Diamond as performed by Jack Berrios. DIAMOND captures the feel, the sound, the passion and the excitement of a real Neil Diamond Concert.  Berrios is joined on stage with his Diamond Crew: The Diamond Girls: Janet Lamb & Kitei provide the back-up vocals and the glitter to this show. The Brother Love Crew: Bradley Garrison on Congas and Talon Berrios on Vocals & Percussions provide the never-ending energy & excitement on stage.

DIAMOND was seen on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Daily Buzz with Andy Campbell and FUSE TV “A Different Spin” with Mark Hoppus from Blink-182 as part of the Sunburst Convention segments.  In May 2008 Neil Diamond was asked by Magic 107.7 FM radio Hosts Dave & Leslye what he thought of Jack paying tribute to him and Neil said, “I think it’s terrific.”

There will be two DIAMOND showings on Sept. 3 — 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Coming Soon . . .

Monday, September 4

Battle of the Food Trucks

Engage in culinary combat at Sept. 4 Battle of the Food Trucks

Prepare for culinary combat when Battle of the Food Trucks comes to the Brannon Center parking lot at 105 S. Riverside Dr. this Labor Day, Sept. 4, from 3-8 p.m. Ready your plan of attack now with the food truck lineup below and call 386-410-2880 for details.

If your food truck would like to participate in a future event, please contact Kat at 

  • Al’s Ice Cream
  • All About the Boba, boba tea, smoothies, acai & rice bowls
  • Allan’s Jerk Shack, authentic Jamaican cuisine
  • Betta’s Pizza, Brazilian-style pizza
  • The Big Cheese, gourmet grilled cheese
  • Chikiz Empanaditas Gourmet, Colombian street food
  • Churros & Cream, crunchy Spanish donuts
  • Coastal Donuts, hot mini donuts
  • Eat N Wash, seafood baskets
  • El Cubanito Subs, sandwiches & Latin food
  • Gaucha Argentine Empanadas, savory & sweet empanadas
  • Getn Roast’d, rotisserie & grill
  • Grandma’s BBQ, ribs, Southern dishes, cakes, pies
  • The Hook Orlando, gourmet burgers
  • Jersey Family Grill, East Coast griddle favorites
  • Kona Ice, flavored shaved ice
  • Lee’s Famous Cheesesteaks, cheesesteaks & sticky wings
  • One Way Coffee, hot & iced Italian coffee
  • The Real Maine Lobster, lobster rolls
  • Wabi Sabi Hibachi on Wheels, hibachi & boba

Saturday, September 23

Coffee, Cake and Conversation with Sheriff Chitwood

Doors open at 9:30am

Date: September 23, 2023 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Community Center, 4670 South Peninsula Drive, Ponce Inlet, FL

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