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Atlantic Hurricane Season: June 1 – November 30

The Atlantic Hurricane Season starts on June 1st! Citizens are encouraged to be prepared for the first 72 hours after an event. Storms or natural disasters can have the ability to knock your power out for an extended period. During an outage, portable generators can offer temporary power, but there are potential risks associated with the use of these generators. Be sure to follow these … Continue reading Atlantic Hurricane Season: June 1 – November 30

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Memorial Day Ceremonies in Volusia

Memorial Day in Port Orange The City of Port Orange will hold their annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 27th at 10 a.m. located at the City Center Veteran’s Park, 1000 City Center Circle, Port Orange, FL. The VFW Post 3282 will host the ceremony, which will feature a display of colors, speeches and a 21- gun salute. For more information, please call (386) … Continue reading Memorial Day Ceremonies in Volusia

May Fishing Guide

Text & Photos by Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt // @TheRealTupat  With warmer waters and higher tides, the summer season is right around the corner.  Fishing in Warm Waters and High Tides The weather patterns are starting to become more consistent as well which will lead to more fish being caught! From what I’ve seen, the cobia bite was as hot as ever with rays all over the … Continue reading May Fishing Guide

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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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Celebrate the Kentucky Derby in Volusia County

Saturday, May 4 Kentucky Derby comes to NSB with Fun Celebrations The Hub on Canal @ 4 – 7 p.m. Join The Hub for the festivities and cheer on the horses! Live-streaming of Pre-Race Activities begins at 5 PM in the lobby, followed by the Kentucky Derby Race at 6:50 PM. Outriggers @ 5 – 9 p.m. Join Outriggers for the Derby!Featuring $7.77 Woodford Reserve … Continue reading Celebrate the Kentucky Derby in Volusia County

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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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April Fishing Guide

Text & Photos by Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt @TheRealTupat  A guide to Spring Fishing in Volusia County As springtime arrives, our Florida weather is still completely up and down making for very difficult conditions. With the right bait application and finding the tide patterns, the lines have still remained tight. As soon as we get some more consistent weather the bite will really turn on full throttle.  … Continue reading April Fishing Guide

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Turtle Tots

Educational Programs for Toddlers and Preschoolers Children ages 2 to 5 can learn about local marine life through stories, crafts and activities at the Marine Science Center, 100 Lighthouse Drive, Ponce Inlet. The program is included with general admission or annual membership. Admission:Seniors – $4Adults (13 and over) – $5Youth (3 – 12) – $2Youth 2 and under – free All applicable sales tax is included in … Continue reading Turtle Tots

Speedweeks at Daytona

Daytona Beach is host each year to an abundance of exciting races during Speedweeks, culminating with the Daytona 500. Find info on upcoming races and related events here! Duel at Daytona Feb. 14, 2019 @ 5 – 10 PM Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL The stakes are high for this night-time shootout during these pair of 150-mile qualifying races with starting positions locked in for the DAYTONA … Continue reading Speedweeks at Daytona