2021 Fall and Halloween Events

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. **EVENT INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND RESTRICTIONS MAY APPLY. VISITORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CHECK WITH EVENT ORGANIZERS DIRECTLY FOR THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION.** Follow … Continue reading 2021 Fall and Halloween Events

Top 5 Weekly Specials Around Town

With no shortage of delicious restaurants in Volusia County offering an array of dishes and drinks, it can be hard to decide where to head out for the night. These top five spots keep the locals coming back week after week for their amazing specials!  Ask a Local: Best Weekly Specials Offered in Volusia County Each place featured below was voted as the BEST by … Continue reading Top 5 Weekly Specials Around Town

Registration Open for 2021 International Coastal Cleanup

On September 18, 2021, Volusia County will participate in the Ocean Conservancy’s 36th International Coastal Cleanup (ICC). You can register now to make a difference and keep our waterways clean. Public sites will have registration available from August 2 to August 27, 2021. Sites will be closed for registration when they reach capacity. The first 1,500 registered participants will receive a promotional item with the … Continue reading Registration Open for 2021 International Coastal Cleanup

Major Changes to 4th of July Celebrations in Volusia County

Due to circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 global pandemic, many cities are making changes to their plans for Independence Day celebrations. Volusia County is no different, and cities are beginning to announce postponements or cancellations to plans. Updates for individual cities can be found below. This list will be updated as more information becomes available. The statements below have been provided directly from the city governments. … Continue reading Major Changes to 4th of July Celebrations in Volusia County

Best Local Musicians or Bands To Follow

Each place featured below was voted as the BEST by ECC Facebook Fans. Be sure to “Like” our page to participate next month.  Volusia County is packed with local musical talent! When asked who their favorite band or musician is, locals nominated over 100 acts! Here are the top 5 that always bring the crowds.  All dates listed below are subject to change or cancellation … Continue reading Best Local Musicians or Bands To Follow

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INSIDE LOOK: Trolling Lines with Local Anglers

Interviews by Tiffany Evers // Photos by Kelsey Walters Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt  Licenses Carried: Fishing / Snook  Facebook: Patrick Eichstaedt (Personal) / Tupat’s Hawaiian Poke Sauce (Business)  Instagram: @TheRealTupat  Website: Tupats.com  Contact Info: (386) 405-7599 // Tupat@mac.com  Business Name: Tupat’s Hawaiian Poke Sauce  Q: What type of fishing do you specialize in?  A: I specialize in all backwater fishing from my Pau Hana Big EZ … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Trolling Lines with Local Anglers

Hurricane Dorian Updates

SEP 3 @ 5 PM: WINDS INCREASING ALONG PORTIONS OF THE FLORIDA EAST COAST – NEW WARNINGS AND WATCHES ISSUED A Hurricane Warning is in effect from Sebastian Inlet to Ponte Vedra Beach FL, and from north of Savannah River to Surf City NC. A Hurricane Watch is in effect from north of Ponte Vedra Beach FL to Savannah River, and from north of Surf … Continue reading Hurricane Dorian Updates

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