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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Port Orange Residents Can Get Local Insight at “University”

Citizens Academy –Port Orange University The city is proud to offer the citizens’ academy, “Port Orange University,” for the third year, beginning on Monday, August 19, which provides citizens a greater insight into the various services and functions of city government. Representatives from each of the city departments will instruct on a topic each week. The class is FREE, but limited to the first 25 … Continue reading Port Orange Residents Can Get Local Insight at “University”

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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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Kids Can Enjoy Movies All Summer

Local movie theaters are offering free or very cheap options to keep kids entertained all summer long, and parents are rejoicing! Cobb Theatres FREE Kids Summer Movie Escape Visit the Cobb Theatres for free kid movies at 10 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday this Summer. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. and only same day ticketing is available for this summer movie series. Cobb Daytona … Continue reading Kids Can Enjoy Movies All Summer

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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

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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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How To Festival

The second annual How-to Festival is May 4 at Volusia County Libraries Local experts, hobbyists and professionals will share their passions and offer instructions at the Volusia County Public Library How-to Festival at the six regional branches from 11 am to 3 pm Saturday, May 4. Attendees can learn everything from how to create a bouquet of paper flowers, how to attract butterflies and bees into … Continue reading How To Festival

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Lakeside Jazz Fest

April 26 – 27 @ Kenneth W. Parker Amphitheater The Lakeside Jazz Festival, Inc. in conjunction with the Atlantic High School “Sharks” Band, the Spruce Creek High School “High Steppin’ Hawks” Band, and the City of Port Orange is proud to present the Lakeside Jazz Festival. This is the premier jazz event in the southern United States, offering Jazz adjudication, entertainment, educational and recruiting opportunities … Continue reading Lakeside Jazz Fest