Local Events

Year-Round Family Fun

Whether you love racing, outdoor music, festivals, family-friendly activities or exploring history, there is something for everyone in Daytona Beach. Check out our favorite annual events in the area to help you choose when to visit.

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Race Week

Daytona International Speedway

One of Daytona Beach’s most famous events occurs during Race Week every February. Watch as stock cars speed around the track in the Daytona 500. Race Week draws crowds from all over the world, so be sure to book your room early!

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Daytona Beach Half Marathon

Daytona Beach

Take part in two days of events in one of the most scenic half-marathons in America as you race from the speedway to the beach and back on a course dotted with classic cars.

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Daytona Bike Week

Daytona Beach

Over 500,000 motorcycle lovers travel from all over the world to take part in the world’s largest motorcycle event. Festivities include festivals, concerts, races, bike shows and more during this 10-day event.

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Climb to the Moon Ponce Inlet Lighthouse

Ponce Inlet Lighthouse

Once a lunar month, climb Florida’s tallest lighthouse as the sun sets. Marvel at panoramic views of the beach, Atlantic ocean, Ponce Inlet and the Florida coast before joining the keeper on a historical tour.

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Coke Zero 400

Daytona International Speedway

Experience the year's second NASCAR cup series event in Daytona Beach. This family-friendly event takes place near Independence Day. Sit back, watch exciting races and enjoy one of the biggest fireworks displays in the southeast.

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Daytona Beach

Join over 100,000 motorcycle enthusiasts at this annual event for live music, professional motorcycle racing at the Daytona International Speedway and themed festivals.

Vintage Maroon car

Daytona Turkey Run

Daytona International Speedway

The Daytona International Speedway offers one of the best swap meets and car shows you’ll see. Browse handmade crafts, view over 5,000 classic cars, and even purchase your own.