Tropical Nights

A tropically-themed street party in Downtown DeLand. July 19 @ 6 PM – Downtown DeLand Get out your grass skirts, tropical hats, Hawaiian shirts, and leis! MainStreet DeLand Association’s Tropical Nights is right around the corner!   Thousands of revelers will hit the streets of downtown DeLand from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. in search of hula, conga, and crazy tropical hats. The downtown DeLand merchants will offer … Continue reading Tropical Nights

Atlantic Center for the Arts Welcomes Creature to Harris Theater Stage

Creature, the comic play by Heidi Schreck set in medieval England, is coming to the Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna Beach August 15 – 18 with three evening performances and two matinées. The Art Center is located at 1414 Art Center Avenue in New Smyrna Beach. New Play at Atlantic Center for the Arts this August The play is produced by Positively … Continue reading Atlantic Center for the Arts Welcomes Creature to Harris Theater Stage

Independence Day Celebrations

Firecracker Festival  WED JUL 3 @ 5 – 10 PM  Earl Brown Park, DeLand  Family festival with live music, food trucks, games and activities and fireworks display.  Red, White & Brew WED JUL 3 @ 6 – 11 PM Main Street, Daytona Beach Street Party in Celebration of Our Nations Independence Day! Come Dressed in Your Best Red, White and Blue Attire and Hats. Coke … Continue reading Independence Day Celebrations

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MDC June Public Lecture Discusses Fertilizer Ordinance

Volusia County has a fertilizer ordinance, but what does that mean and what is it intended to do? That will be the topic of the Marine Discovery Center’s June public lecture. June 20 at 6 PM @ Marine Discovery Center Megan B. Martin, the Be Floridian Now Coordinator of the Green Volusia Program with the county’s Environmental Management Division, will present on “Fertilizer, Nutrients and … Continue reading MDC June Public Lecture Discusses Fertilizer Ordinance

Newly installed shade sails cover the new 27th Avenue Beachfront Park playground in this photo taken May 21, 2019. (City of New Smyrna Beach/Phillip Veski)

NSB Opens New Beachfront Playground

The City of New Smyrna Beach will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate completion of its newest playground at 27th Avenue Beachfront Park (3701 S Atlantic Avenue) on Friday, June 28 at 10:00 AM.  Paid for in part with a $220,000 Volusia County ECHO grant, the playground features all-inclusive, ADA-accessible amenities and large shade sails to keep park-goers cool. Ribbon-cutting for NSB’s new 27th Avenue Beachfront Park … Continue reading NSB Opens New Beachfront Playground

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4th of July Casino Night

The city of New Smyrna Beach will host its annual 4th of July Casino Night fundraiser at the Brannon Center (105 S Riverside Drive) on Thursday, July 4 from 6:30 to 9:30 PM. 4th of July Casino Night fundraiser to benefit New Smyrna Beach Summer Fun scholarship program Admission includes beer, wine, heavy hors d’oeuvres, raffles for prizes, and access to casino games including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, … Continue reading 4th of July Casino Night

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60 Sites To Participate In The Summer Food Program

Volusia County’s Human Services Office is sponsoring a Summer Food Service Program for children from June 3 through August 9. Kids in Need Can Get Free Meals All Summer Long The program, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, provides nutritionally balanced meals regardless of race, color, sex, disability or national origin during summer vacation when school breakfasts and lunches are not available. All children … Continue reading 60 Sites To Participate In The Summer Food Program

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Rainbow Cook Off

A rainbow inspired cooking competition! June 22 from 4 – 7 PM @ Abbey Bar, DeLand Seven chefs will square off with dishes inspired by their chosen color of the rainbow and compete for the title of Pride Chef DeLand and a cash prize. 40 lucky people get to sample their creations. Will you be one of them? Sampling tickets give you access to sample … Continue reading Rainbow Cook Off

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The Bacon Beatdown

June 21 – 23 from 7 AM – 8 PM daily @ the Daytona Beach Ocean Center The Bacon Beatdown is Central Florida’s LARGEST fitness Competition and has been since its inception in 2013. If you love fitness, competing and hanging out with your friends, all in the epic setting of a giant expo center filled with vendors and fitness fans, we’ve got something for … Continue reading The Bacon Beatdown