This Week: Events in Volusia (9/4 – 9/10)

Fall has officially arrived. As the leaves change color and the air turns crisp, here are some fantastic events and activities that will make your autumn in Volusia County unforgettable.

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, September 4

Labor Day at the Lighthouse

  • Address: 4931 South Peninsula Drive, Ponce Inlet, FL,
  • Phone: 13817611821
  • Presented By: Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum
  • Dates: September 4, 2023
  • Location: Ponce Inlet Lighthouse
  • Time: 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
  • Price: Included with General Admission

Take a break from the beach and visit the Ponce De Leon Inlet Lighthouse and Museum on Labor Day! We will be open from 10 AM – 9 PM with special activities on site from 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM included with regular admission.

For more information please contact the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse at 386-761-1821 ext. 18

Labor Day Weekend: Down Under Country Music Festival

  • Address: 59 Dunlawton Ave, Port Orange, FL 32127
  • Phone: (386) 872-4007
  • Presented By: Dunes Brewing
  • Dates: September 1, 2023 – September 4, 2023
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Parking lot between Dunes Brewing and Jimmy Hula’s

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

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.

Click here for more info.

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

Tuesday, September 5

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.

Bioluminescence Paddle Tour 2023

NOTE: We consider this an intermediate paddle since it takes place at night.

Tours launch from the Seminole Rest Historic Site, 207 River Road, Oak Hill. Tickets are limited so don’t hesitate to sign up. There is some light pollution but this is a great location to view the bioluminescence especially if you are nervous about paddling at night or if you want to experience it with your kids.

If you have your own vessel and equipment you are welcome to join us at no fee. Please select a BYOB ticket to let us know you will be attending. Tips are appreciated but not expected.

Our Inner Compass Eco Adventures guests will set out on paddle boards or kayaks at the scheduled launch time. Please be on site no later than 45 minutes prior to our departure for a safety briefing and instructions.

We will provide lessons to anyone who needs them.

We will begin our paddle adventure as darkness sets in and the bioluminescence begins to illuminate. We will paddle around a few islands in the shallow water and chase the jumping mullet, darting fish, and ghostly larger fish under the surface until our tour ends back at our launch site.

We highly recommend taking in this adventure on one of our paddle boards. They are sturdy and give you an amazing vantage point for the bioluminescent glow around you. You can sit if you like and the boards make it easy to put your hands in the water to experience the sparkles.

Your tour guides will have everything ready when you arrive and will load all the equipment when you’re finished. All you have to do is show up and enjoy the evening.

Age: 8 and up can attend but your child must be age 12 and strong and big enough to paddle their own board. Otherwise they will need to ride on a board with you.

Please bring any snacks and non alcoholic drinks with you. All boards have bungees to secure personal items.

Inner Compass Eco Adventures provides:

-Paddle board or kayak and paddle, PFD, Whistle, safety light

-Brief paddle board lesson and guides by your side

Jazz on the Alley

  • Tuesday, September 5, 2023 @ 7:00 PM8:30 PM
  • Artisan Alley, DeLand, FL

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, September 6

Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Presents – Timucua of Northeast Florida

  • Address: 105 Jackie Robinson Pkwy, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
  • Phone: (386) 761-1821
  • Presented By: Daytona Beach Regional Library
  • Dates: September 6, 2023
  • Location: Daytona Beach Regional Library
  • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Price: Free

Consisting of various tribes that shared a common language, the Timucua inhabited most of what is today Central and North Florida. What did they eat? What were they like? How did they live? Where are they now? These questions and more will be answered as you enjoy an in-depth presentation about some of our state’s earliest residents and their interactions with the natural world around them.

Join Registrar and Assistant Curator Felipe De Paula of the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse at 2 p.m. on Wednesday September 6th as he brings the past to life at the Daytona Beach Regional Library.

The Lyonia Environmental Center- Wildlife Wednesday Walk

  • Address: 2150 Eustace Ave, Deltona, FL
  • Phone: (386) 789-7207
  • Presented By: The Lyonia Environmental Center
  • Dates: September 6, 2023 – November 1, 2023
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday
  • Time: 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
  • Price: Admission is always free!

Volunteers will lead these exploratory hikes through Lyonia Preserve. Wear closed toe shoes, bring water and be prepared to hike on sugar sand.

Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona.

Reservations are requested; call 386-789-7207, ext. #21028. Wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails.

Eat NSB Walking Food Tour Fall 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, Sugar Works Distillery 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 after online sales have ended.

New Volunteer Orientation

Please join us the 1st Wednesday of each month* at 3:30pm to learn about the various volunteer opportunities available at Marine Discovery Center. The orientation begins at 3:30pm and will take approximately one hour and include a tour of MDC’s campus. Preregistration is requested.

Register here. or call 386.428.4828 For more information about our volunteer program please visit *July 2023’s orientation will be held on July 12th. There will not be a volunteer orientation in August 2023. You must be at least 13 to volunteer for most areas. The Marine Discovery Center is located off the North Causeway at 520 Barracuda Blvd., New Smyrna Beach, Fla. You should plan to use Quay Assisi to access MDC since the bridge is under construction on Barracuda Boulevard.

Thursday, September 7

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.

Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Presents – Thursday at the Tower

  • Address: 4931 South Peninsula Drive, Ponce Inlet, FL, FL 32127
  • Phone: 13867611821
  • Presented By: Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum
  • Dates: September 7, 2023
  • Location: Ponce Inlet Lighthouse
  • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
  • Price: Included with General Admission

Thursday at the Tower: Florida Frontiers Documentary

Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Education Building 

Included with regular paid admission.

September 7, 2023 at 11:00 AM

Ever wanted to know more of the fascinating history of the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse? Come and enjoy a viewing of the documentary created by Florida Frontiers chronicling the rich history of this National Historic Landmark. After the viewing, a PILH staff member will delve further into what truly makes the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse such an important location.

*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

Pumpkin and Football Resin Charcuterie Boards

Come and make your Fall Charcuterie Board made of Resin and Pigment Powder. The boards are 1/4 plywood. If you choose the Football, order your decal from Amazon and bring it to class. The Football is a 2 step process, they will need 24 hours to Dry.

2023 Free Summer Concert Series

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

Game Night at the Legion

Date: 09/07/2023 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location: Lake Helen American Legion, 109 Cassadaga Rd. Lake Helen, Florida

Friday, September 8

Daytona Beach Boat Show

  • Phone: (386) 254-4500
  • Presented By: Marine Industry Association of Central Florida
  • Dates: September 8, 2023 – September 10, 2023
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Ocean Center
  • Time: 10:00 AM
  • Price: $5 per day, Kids under 12 free

The Marine Industry Association of Central Florida (MIACF) presents the Daytona Boat Show for a three-day event Sept. 8-10, 2023 at the Ocean Center—Daytona Beach. The highly anticipated show features 14 of Central Florida’s top boat dealers representing more than 70 manufacturers with approximately 300 boats on display. 

The Daytona Boat Show features a wide variety of boats including bowriders, center consoles, deck boats, flats boats, freshwater fishing boats, jet boats, pontoon boats, and surf boats to fit any lifestyle and occasion. 

Extra incentives are available only during the show from dealers and manufacturers such as extended warranties, service packages, waived dockage, enhanced electronics, and accessory packages. 

Kids age 12 and under can catch a live fish at the Let’s Go Fishing Trout Pond and receive a custom caricature driving a boat by Cartoon You Caricatures. In honor of Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance (Sept. 11), free one-day admission is available at the gate for veterans, active military, and first responders with proper ID. 

Hours of operation:
Friday, Sept. 8 – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 9 – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 10 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

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!

Dyer Davis

  • Address: 701 Main St, Daytona Beach, FL 32118
  • Phone: (386) 252-9877
  • Presented By: Main Street Entertainment Daytona Beach/WildRoots Records
  • Dates: September 8, 2023
  • Location: The Bank and Blues Club
  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • Price: $10-$20

With fire and soul, Dyer’s carefully crafted music and dynamic performing completely satisfies any aching desire for something heartfelt, original, brilliant, and exciting. Fulfilling the hungriest of roots music lovers with a bluesy feast fit for a king. “Dog Bites Back” plants Dyer firmly in a seat at the table amongst titans. He transcends the norm, while tipping his hat to the greats that came before.

Doors open at 7:00 

Nightbird SWFL – The Ultimate Tribute to Stevie Nicks

  • Address: 124 North Florida Avenue, DeLand, FL 32720
  • Phone: (386) 736-1500
  • Presented By: Athens Theatre
  • Dates: September 8, 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

NightBird SWFL-The Ultimate Tribute to Stevie Nicks is a seven-piece orchestrated dynamic band featuring Angela Chang. They are based out of Southwest Florida and pay tribute to the one and only Stevie Nicks.

NightBird covers songs from Stevie Nicks early career with Fleetwood Mac into her solo career as an artist. This incredible band is known for their authenticity, as Angela delivers Stevie Nicks’ music from the depths of her soul–captivating the audience and creating a moving experience for everyone.

NightBird SWFL- The Ultimate Tribute to Stevie Nicks, is different than that of a Fleetwood Mac tribute since they concentrate primarily on Stevie Nicks and play many different songs during her entire career. They take their audience through the 1970’s into the 80’s and 90’s. Says Angela Chang, lead singer, “We celebrate her as she is the only woman who has been inducted twice into the Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame!”

If you’re looking for a show packed with high energy, smooth harmonies and heavy percussion sound…. NIGHTBIRD will deliver!!

Paddle War Daytona Beach at Pictona

The first event will be $75, and each event there after will be $50. Each team will play a minimum of 5 games in each event entered in a 4-5 hour window.  Plus, you will be eligible to participate in our famous “Match Point” at the conclusion of each event.   

Rock The Beach Tribute Series – A Tribute to The Rolling Stones

  • Address: 918 North Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32118
  • Phone: (386) 947-7397
  • Presented By: Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach
  • Dates: September 8, 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

CROSSFIRE HURRICANE – A Tribute to the Rolling Stones


CAT 4 BAND – 8PM – 9PM




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 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

RUN DAYTONA Racing Weekend

The 2023 RUN DAYTONA Racing Weekend will begin on Friday, Sept. 8 with a “Welcome Race Fans” EXPO and Party held in front of The Running Elements store at ONE DAYTONA. Saturday will begin with a sunrise 10K & 5K followed by a post-race celebration. Enjoy the afternoon activities around ONE DAYTONA as we prepare for the sunset 5K, complete with a finish line party around Victory Circle at ONE DAYTONA. Run Daytona Race Weekend concludes with the Sunday Sunrise 15K and 5K.  Each race includes finisher medal, chip-timed race, professional photography, DJ, Awards, Giveaways and more.

Volusia Karting at Volusia Speedway Park

  • Address: 1500 Florida 40, De Leon Springs, FL 32130
  • Presented By: Volusia Speedway Park
  • Dates: September 8, 2023 – September 9, 2023
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Volusia Speedway Park
  • Time: Friday, Gates Open 4pm | Saturday, Gates Open 9am
  • Price: Entry Fee: $35 per division Weekend Admission: $20 General Admission: $10 Parking: FREE

Take your thrill-seeking to the next level with Karting at Volusia Speedway Park! Enter to race or spectate and cheer on your favorite racer from the crowd. Divisions include JuiceBox, Rookie Beginner, Junior 1, Junior 2, Junior 3, Medium, Heavy, Super Heavy, Senior, and Predator. 

Entry Fee: $35 per division

Weekend Admission: $20
General Admission: $10
Parking: FREE

Gates: 4:00 pm 
Practice: 6:30 pm. 
Opening Ceremonies and Racing to Follow

Gates: 9:00 am 
Practice: 11:00 am
Opening Ceremonies and Racing to Follow

Veterans Lunch & Learn: September

Fri Sep 8th 11:00am – 12:30pm

Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Gardens, 78 East Granada Boulevard, Ormond Beach, FL

Veterans are invited to register for our September Lunch & Learn program, which will begin with a guided exhibit tour by Curator of Youth & Outreach Diamond Johnson. Afterward, Veterans will create a one-of-a-kind abstract painting inspired by Beau Wild’s artistic style, and then enjoy a free Publix lunch.

This FREE program is ONLY open to veterans and current service members.

Saturday, September 9

33rd Annual Holiday Craft Fair

  • Address: 3100 East New York Avenue, DeLand, FL 32724
  • Phone: (386) 734-9514
  • Dates: September 9, 2023 – September 10, 2023
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Volusia County Fairgrounds
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Price: Adults $6, Kids 12 & Under Free. Bring a non-perishable food item for discount admission.

Crafters from all over Florida and beyond are getting ready for the 33rd Annual Holiday Craft Fair! Bring the fam and browse a variety of handmade crafted items from handmade soaps, pet accessories, art and decor, baby items, jewelry, decorated clothes, and more!

Adults $6, Kids 12 & Under Free.
Bring a non-perishable food item for discount admission.

History of The Ormond Beach Area

Learn about the interesting history of the Ormond Beach area. This journey starts with the indigenous people who settled in the area for thousands of years before the European invasion began in 1513. We then explore the colonial Spanish and English settlers, businessmen and governmental officials who established plantations. These plantations were built and worked by slave labor (mostly Blacks of African origin). Other major historical events and topics such as the disastrous Second Seminole War, post-American Civil War settlement, establishment of New Britain (now Ormond Beach), “Birthplace of Speed,” the Jim Crow Era, industrialist Henry Flagler and his Florida East Coast Railway, the Ormond Hotel, John D. Rockefeller and his modest ‘Casements’ mansion, World War II and Florida’s U-boat War, and how Ormond Beach has evolved into a commuter town, bedroom community, and family vacation destination will all be included in this insightful journey through the area’s rich local history.

Kids Can Fish Too @ Bushman Park

Free Fishing Event kids 5-15 come experience our fishing clinic. First 100 kids to complete will receive a free rod/reel/ Free hot dogs to participants courtesy of Crabby Joes.

Click here for more info.

Sangria Social

Sangria Social is an annual event that takes place along Flagler Avenue, New Smyrna Beach. Sangria tasting passports are $25 with a keepsake glass, map, and listing of each host locations Sangrias. 1pm- 5pm. During the event, you will taste all offered Sangria’s from each host location. Flagler Avenue will NOT be closed for this event which takes place inside host locations all along Flagler Avenue.

Purchase tickets at the “START HERE” tent at Cooper and Flagler Avenue intersection starting at 12:30 pm on Saturday, September 9th.

Mobile Tickets here.

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 Spirit
8:00PM: Click Here to Register online for Laser Metallica
9:00PM: Click Here to Register online for Laser Zeppelin

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. 

Turnstiles: A Billy Joel Tribute

  • Address: 124 North Florida Avenue, DeLand, FL 32721
  • Phone: (386) 736-1500
  • Presented By: Athens Theatre
  • Dates: September 9, 2023
  • Location: Athens Theatre
  • Time: 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Price: Preferred seating $35; General admission $30; $4 processing fee and taxes not included

As a young man, Tony Monaco (Turnstiles’ band leader) became an inspired, lifelong fan of the Piano Man and he used that inspiration to grow as a pianist, vocalist, and songwriter. As a result, Billy Joel’s style has been forever imprinted on Tony’s musical soul.

After years of performing with various original projects and cover bands, Tony Monoco has enlisted some of the finest musicians in South Florida to join him in paying tribute to the man he has so much respect and admiration for – Billy Joel. Monaco’s focus is on the music and delivering a faithful and completely live Billy Joel experience to share with others. Turnstiles’ renditions of Billy’s hit songs are certain to move the casual listener as well as the hard core “Joel fan” to their feet and have them singing along with all the classics! 5 years into their journey, Turnstiles has performed for thousands of fellow Billy Joel fans, leaving them overjoyed and screaming for more! …and the best is yet to come as Turnstiles continues to spread the joy that only the timeless, classic music of Billy Joel can bring!

In the Light of Led Zeppelin: Led Zeppelin Tribute

  • Address: 70 Boardwalk, Daytona Beach, FL 32118
  • Phone: (386) 671-3472
  • Presented By: Boardwalk Merchants and Friends of the Bandshell
  • Dates: September 9, 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.

In the Light of Led Zeppelin: Led Zeppelin Tribute

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.

Classic Cars on Canal

DeLeon Dash 5K

DeLeon Springs State Park is hosting DeLeon Dash, a 5K Run in the state park!

Come run, walk, jog through the woods, beside the spring, past the Old Sugar Mill, under the majestic oaks! The Friends of DeLeon Springs organization is proud to share their mission: to preserve, interpret, and restore our natural and cultural resources.  Your support and participation will help us protect our beautiful spring, our history, and the fascinating flora and fauna of Central Florida.

After the race enjoy the spring pool, nature trail, wildlife, kayaks, playground, eco-history boat tour, a make-your-own-pancakes experience, visitor center, stand-up paddleboards, and more!

Sign up here.

Daytona Beach Comic Convention

Comic Book Convention

Find a wide variety of vintage to new comic books, magazines, pulps, underground comix, original art, toys, action figures, POPs, Disney, and other collectibles for sale. Meet comic book artists, writers, and creators.

The show will be in the 21,000-square-foot Tommy Lawrence building at the Volusia County Fairgrounds.

$10 per day or $15 for both days
Pay at the door

Sunday, September 10

Volusia County Out of the Darkness Walk

When: Sun Sep 10 2023 at 08:00 am
Where: Kenneth Parker Amphitheater, City Center Circle,Port Orange, FL

We are excited to announce the 2023 Volusia County Out of the Darkness Community Walk. The walk will be held on Sunday, September 10, 2023 at Kenneth W. Parker Amphitheater (City Center Circle), in Port Orange.

The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.

If you’re looking for support and/or resources, please visit and

Register today to stay up to date on the latest news and announcements for the Volusia County Walk.

T-shirt Pickup: 8:00 a.m.
Program/Walk: 9:00 a.m.

5th Annual Autumn Fest

Our 5th Annual Autumn Fest will be at the Brannon Center this year. So much to see in one place. Face Painting, Giveaways, Photo area and More. Free to Attend.

Reserve a spot here.

Coming Soon . . .

Thursday, September 14

Lunch and Learn with Volusia County University of Florida IFAS

  • Address: 1864 Victory Circle, Building K, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
  • Dates: September 14, 2023
  • Location: Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
  • Time: 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
  • Price: Free

Join us for a delicious lunch and an informative session with the experts from Volusia County University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. 

The Daytona Beach Gator Club® is the Volusia County Affiliate of the University of Florida’s Alumni Association. We support the Gator Nation by fostering and enhancing the relationship between the University of Florida and its Alumni, students, and friends in Volusia County by supporting the University’s mission of teaching, research, and service. In addition, we provide merit scholarships to Volusia County students attending the University of Florida through fundraisers like community events and our annual Golf Tournament. In 2023, we awarded $20,000 in scholarships to our local community. A portion of each ticket will donate directly to our scholarships.

Saturday, September 16

EDGEfest Coastal Cleanup

EDGEfest Coastal Cleanup 

With a FREE Kids Fishing Tournament, Water Safety Information, Activities & Games, Food, Vendors & Music.

Menard May Park

413 S. Riverside Drive

Edgewater, FL 32132

Saturday, September 16, 2023

8:00 am to 2:00 pm

International Model A Day

Crankin’ A’s

Meet the Crankin A’s of Daytona and see their beautifully restored Classic Ford Model A’s.

The Summer Kitchen will be offering the famous BBQ Pork, Hamburgers, and Hot Dogs.

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

DeLand Craft Show

  • September 23-24, 2023 
  • Downtown DeLand, Woodland Blvd.100 N. Woodland Blvd, DeLand

The DeLand Craft Show will return to Downtown DeLand on September 23 and 24, 2023 showcasing a diverse array of handcrafted treasures from talented artisans and makers. It will be held along Woodland Boulevard from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Admission and parking are free.

The Show features more than 100 artists and makers from all over the state. Visitors will find a wide variety of handmade items, including jewelry, pottery, wood crafts, bath & body products, apparel, and more. There will also be food vendors on site.

The DeLand Craft Show is presented by the MainStreet DeLand Association a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with special thanks to gold-level sponsor Sit Means Sit Dog Training.

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