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Entertainment And Things To Do

Find out what's happening in your central Florida neighborhood or community here. Hear about the latest festivals, events, concerts, shows and more!

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Throaty engine rumbling beneath your seat. Wind whipping through your hair. Leather. Loud music. Mouthwatering Food. Fantastic Fun. Are you ready?? "The World's Largest Motorcycle Event," Daytona Beach Bike Week 2016 is almost here, and this year promises to be what organizers are calling a "lifetime landmark event" with loads of fabulous fun to mark the 75th Anniversary of Daytona's annual Bike Week festivities. 

Wow. Now that's something. Thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts from around the nation have been descending on Daytona Beach each March for 75 years! It's easy to understand why, though. Our area offers some of the most beautiful scenic rides in the world. Our temperate climate makes those rides all the more pleasant. And Daytona Beach is

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Are you planning a Daytona Beach vacation and seeking out some great local spots to get some good grub? Whether you're here for Speed Weeks and the Daytona 500 Race, Bike Weeks, or just a great beach vacation, this area is loaded with great little spots that locals love. So check out the list below and plan a meal or two eating like the locals do!

Brunch & Dinner

One of our favorite spots for a great plate of mouthwatering yum is Adam's Kitchen in Port Orange. It can seem a bit far flung for visitors who stick close to the main tourist attraction areas along International Speedway Boulevard and Atlantic Avenue on the beachside. But for those brave enough to do a little exploring around the Daytona Beach area, this little spot located at 5251 S. Nova

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The fast flying racing season is now upon us and Daytona Beach Speed Weeks 2016 will soon be underway.

Drawing more than 100,000 visitors from around to world, the a nine-day racing campaign that is Daytona Beach Speed weeks offers loads of fun for visitors and locals alike with tons of events both on and off the city's state-of-the-art technology laden race track.

Here's a quick look at some of the rip roaring fun events on the Daytona Beach Speed Weeks 2016 Schedule: 

Kick off a landmark schedule of racing fun on Feb. 13 with the Lucas Oil 200 and Spring Unlimited double header race. Considered the "ultimate racing doubleheader," this ARCA Racing Series is presented by Menards and offers up a potent pool of experienced drivers and new

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February has arrived. And while for much of the nation that means thoughts of the heart-filled Valentine's Day holiday, for Daytona Beach it means the return of the racing season known as Speed Weeks.

The event draws hundreds of thousands of visitors from around to world as our beach town kicks off a nine-day campaign filled with fast flying racing fun!

This year, Daytona International Speedway will unveil the world’s first motor sports stadium and take the annual Daytona race experience to rip roaring new levels with seven action packed races from four different racing series. Be there as drivers prepare to push to limits of their racing talents to put their name in the racing record books.

Daytona International Speedway is currently in the end

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Bring your New Year's resolutions for improving your home to the 5th Annual Volusia County Home Show in Daytona Beach. 

Whether you've resolved to finally win the battle against those back yard weeds in 2016, or turn your cramped kitchen into a gourmet chef's dream, the 2016 Volusia County Home Show at the Ocean Center can help you see those resolutions to the finish line! 

Running January 8 to January 10, the beach side Ocean Center will be filled with thousands of square feet of exhibits showcasing fantastic products and services for everything from builders, contractors, materials, decks, pools, spas, entertainment systems, storage, plants, landscape displays/materials, kitchenware, and much more. Meet "food hack" Todd Wilbur, "Retro Rad"

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Volusia County's school children are just one week away from being released from their studious efforts so they can spend time with the family frolicking in the fun events and festivities that the holiday season brings to the Daytona Beach area each year. And as students all over the country also are released for their holiday breaks, many will find their way to a fabulously fun holiday vacation in the greater Daytona Beach area. 

If you are local, or here for the holidays and looking for some ideas for creating a little holiday fun and loads of great holiday memories for those scrapbooks, here's a quick list of things planned you may want to consider adding to your holiday calendar: 

A Charlie Brown Christmas Play (Dec. 17-20)

Hitting the quaint

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Whether you live in the Daytona Beach area or will just be visiting the area as 2015 ends and 2016 begins, you'll likely be looking for a fabulously fun way to ring in the New Year. Both locals and visitors are never disappointed with the holiday festivities along and around The World's Most Famous Beach. 

So put on your party hat, pick up some noise makers and get ready for some New Year's Eve fun around Daytona Beach. Here's a quick look two of the area's most popular events planned this year:

New Year’s Eve on Main Street Celebration 

If you'll be in the Daytona Beach area this New Year's Eve, head out to Main Street for some footloose fun. The party runs from 6 p.m. – 2 a.m. with multiple stages of entertainment, street performers, festival

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December to RememberA December to Remember in Daytona Beach is Back! This annual month-long event at the historic Daytona Beach Bandshell brings music, art, food, and loads of holiday fun to The World's Most Famous Beach.

Open Saturdays from Noon – 8:15 p.m. and Sundays Noon – 6 p.m. plus some weekdays through January 2, the events typically center at and around the historic Daytona Beach Oceanfront Bandshell, boardwalk and Ocean Walk Shoppes.  Spend the month enjoying rockin' tribute bands on the beach, fireworks each Saturday night, a sand sculpture trail, and lots of holiday fun. There will be arts & crafts vendors, food, train rides on the Boardwalk Express down to Joyland Train Station, a sand play area and sand sculpting lessons, Reindeer Scavenger Hunt, radio

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In Daytona Beach, there's always more to Thanksgiving weekend that plates filled with leftover turkey and pie. In fact, Daytona is world famous for it's annual Turkey Run events held each year over Thanksgiving. This event is all about having a hot rod rumbling good time!

After a humble start in 1974 when some locals decided to show off their souped-up hot rods around the city, this event is now the largest combined classic car show and swap meet in the United States. The Daytona Turkey Run features more than 6,000 unique hot rods and classic cars for show and sale, a massive swap meet, an Artisan Alley, live entertainment, fabulous food, and more!

The event will run November 26 to 29, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and from 8 a.m.

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Looking for something more personal than a gift card to give a loved on this holiday season? Or maybe you're an art lover who loves to be in surroundings awash with color. Either way, the annual DeLand Fall Festival of the Arts should probably be on your calendar this year. 

The DeLand Fall Festival of the Arts is scheduled to take place from 0 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 21 and 22 (the weekend before Thanksgiving).

Every year the beautiful shade tree lined Woodland Boulevard (Highway 17/92) in historic downtown DeLand is filled with a spray of color and creativity for the event. Drawing an estimated 175 artists from all over the world to display their wares, the event comes just in time to find that perfect something for someone you love this

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