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5 Tips for Tourists

Visiting a new spot is always exciting. New city, new people, new landscape. Sometimes it’s the beautiful architecture of an old town, or the way the sun sets over tropical waters. Going on vacation renews the soul and rejuvenates the spirit. It’s necessary to our survival, to be honest. I need a new adventure to put perspective into my life. We get so excited, I … Continue reading 5 Tips for Tourists

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Summer Dive In Movies

Every other Friday from June 7 – August 16, 2019 @ Daytona Lagoon Waterpark Admission: $29.99 general admission/ $16.99 matinee admission This summer, enjoy movies from the comfort of the Treasure Lagoon Wave Pool during Summer Dive In Movies every other Friday starting June 7! Each movie begins 30 minutes after sunset. Food and drink specials are available.  🎥 MOVIE SCHEDULE: June 7: Smallfoot June 21: … Continue reading Summer Dive In Movies

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Daytona Truck Meet 2019

June 7 – 9 @ Daytona International Speedway Admission: Weekend admission – $20; children under 4 admitted free. Tickets may be purchased at the event. Get ready for the largest truck show in the world! Join over 25,000 spectators and hundreds of vendors in the infield of Daytona International Speedway, featuring a burn out pit, live entertainment and 1,000s of custom pick up trucks from around … Continue reading Daytona Truck Meet 2019

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INSIDE LOOK: Daytona Beach Parasail & Daytona Speedboat Adventures

Interview by Tiffany Yancey // Photos by Kelsey Walters DAYTONA BEACH PARASAIL 4936 S. Peninsula Dr., Ponce Inlet, FL 32127 • (386) 481-3050  DaytonaParasail.com FB: DaytonaBeachParasail • Insta: @DaytonaParasail  Q: What do you say to first-timers who are interested in the experience but still may be a little nervous?  A: Parasailing can seem a little intimidating and scary at first, but once you get up … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Daytona Beach Parasail & Daytona Speedboat Adventures

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Register for Summer Driver Education at All High Schools

Registration for Summer Driver Education Begins May 9 Registration for the 2019 Summer Driver Education program begins on Thursday, May 9, at all high schools.  Students interested in earning credit in Driver Education must register at their home high school. There is no fee for the program and students will earn a ½ elective credit and a paperless waiver of the road test for an … Continue reading Register for Summer Driver Education at All High Schools

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Easter 2019 Events

Egg Hunts and Easter Celebrations in Volusia County DeBary Egg Hunt – April 6 @ 10 AM Gemini Springs Park, 37 Dirksen Drive, DeBary, FL DeLand Egg Hunt  – April 12 @ 5:30 – 6:30 PM Earl Brown Park, DeLand  Kids and families can enjoy a movie in the park plus a fun Easter egg hunt!  EdgeFest Eggstravaganza – April 13 @ 10 AM Hawks Park, … Continue reading Easter 2019 Events

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Spring Daytona Turkey Run

Friday & Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Sunday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Daytona International Speedway, 1801 W. International Speedway Boulevard, Daytona Beach FL 32114 Three days of classic cars and family friendly fun at the iconic Daytona racetrack!  Enjoy three days of classic car, family friendly FUN at the iconic Daytona International Speedway! See thousands of classic and custom cars for show and … Continue reading Spring Daytona Turkey Run

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Spring Home Show

Friday, March 22, and Saturday, March 23, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, March 24, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Ocean Center, Daytona Beach Browse a variety of exhibitors to help jumpstart your home improvement projects.  The News-Journal’s 30th Annual Spring Home Show provides you with a variety of exhibitors to help jump start your home improvement. Enjoy trendy presentations on stage daily, … Continue reading Spring Home Show

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Daytona Bike Week 2019

March 8 – 17, 2019 Throughout Daytona Beach/Volusia County Dubbed the “World’s Largest Motorcycle Event,” Bike Week is a 10-day Daytona Beach area event filled with high-octane street festivals, concerts, motorcycle races, bike shows, rallies, manufacturer showcases, live music daily at iconic venues like Destination Daytona, Iron Horse Saloon, Main Street Station, Full Moon Saloon, Boot Hill Saloon, Bank and Blues and much more!  Established more than seven … Continue reading Daytona Bike Week 2019