Light Up Volusia

December 5 from 5 – 630 PM @ the Ocean Center, Daytona Beach The Ocean Center will host the tenth annual Light Up Volusia from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. Saturday, December 5th, on the east plaza of the convention center. The public is invited to kick off the holiday season with this free, fun-filled holiday event. COVID-19 protocols will be in place and masks … Continue reading Light Up Volusia

2020 Toy Drive for the Head Start/Early Head Start Program

The Mid Florida Community Services for Head Start/Early Head Start Program will be gratefully accepting gift cards and monetary donations beginning October 23rd to December 5th. The toys, gift cards or monetary donations will be accepted during this time. We are spreading the word to help make wishes come true by donating for ages 1 – 5 year old’s for all ethnicities. The flyers below … Continue reading 2020 Toy Drive for the Head Start/Early Head Start Program

Daytona Beach Boat Parade

The annual Daytona Christmas Boat Parade as usual will be Presented and Hosted by The Historic Halifax River Yacht Club. Dec 5 from 6 – 9 PM beginning @ 331 S Beach Street, Daytona Beach, FL, 32114 Follow the Boat Parade Facebook page for updates and info. Find more great holiday events and activities in our Volusia County Holiday Activities Guide! Continue reading Daytona Beach Boat Parade

Explore Volusia December Programs

Explore Volusia programs provide education opportunities to residents and visitors of Volusia County, through satellite facilities and on Conservation Lands, to learn about our diverse local natural surroundings through the exploration of the wonderfully diverse habitats of Volusia County. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED // CALL 386-736-5927 Frisbee golf and learn December 9, 9:00 – 11 am Learn about local flora and fauna during this introduction to … Continue reading Explore Volusia December Programs

The Nutcracker in the Round

The Civic Ballet of Volusia County‘s The Nutcracker in the Round, The Family Series, is an abbreviated and narrated show with no intermission. Perfect for young children or anyone with special needs. The show will consist of Vignettes from Act I and a full Act II. Find more great holiday events and activities in our Volusia County Holiday Activities Guide! Continue reading The Nutcracker in the Round

Bright Lights and Merry Nights Trail

Attention Daytona Beach residents – don’t miss out! Add your decorated home or business to the city’s Bright Lights & Merry Nights holiday lights map! The interactive map, available in early December, will showcase homes or businesses for residents to drive by and enjoy the festive displays. To submit your home, fill out the form at https://bit.ly/39dQK6L Continue reading Bright Lights and Merry Nights Trail

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Nature and Environmental Events with the Lyonia Environmental Center

The Lyonia Environmental Center (LEC) offers insights into Volusia County’s fragile ecosystems through hands-on displays and educational programs. It’s part of the Deltona regional Library complex at 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. The center’s environmental specialists and volunteers promote an understanding of the county’s natural environment, the heritage it sustains, and the challenges it faces.  Admission is always free! Hours of operation Due to Covid-19, they are currently only … Continue reading Nature and Environmental Events with the Lyonia Environmental Center

Margarita Ball Toy Drive

ONE Daytona is looking forward to hosting a Margarita Ball Toy Drop on Friday.  Bring new, unwrapped toys to help over 15 local charities this holiday season.  Giving Options:– Drive thru Daytona Blvd. Volunteers will get toys. – Walk up to Victory Circle to drop off toys & take a signature photo in front of the Christmas tree.  Observe social distance while outside. ONE DAYTONA restaurants will … Continue reading Margarita Ball Toy Drive

Kids can receive a postcard from Santa

Santa is making his list and checking it twice at Volusia County’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Division. As part of an annual tradition, recreation employees will send personalized postcards from Santa to children up to age 12. Parents can have their children added to Santa’s mailing list by sending the child’s full name and address to elves@volusia.org by Dec. 11. Continue reading Kids can receive a postcard from Santa