Calendar of Events
Speedweek at Daytona International Speedway
THE DAYTONA 500 RETURNS FOR ITS 59TH EDITION IN SPECTACULAR FORM.
Fresh off of a sold-out crowd witnessing the closest finish in DAYTONA 500 history against the backdrop of the world's only motorsports stadium, the 59th running of the DAYTONA 500 is sure to be another for the record books.
At a place where the timeline unfolds like the pages of history, a proud new chapter is set to be written at the "World Center of Racing."
Lucus Oil 200
Saturday, February 18, 2017 - Prepare for the ultimate doubleheader with action from the ARCA Racing Series & NASCAR.
DAYTONA 500 Qualifying By Kroger
Sunday, February 19, 2017 - Every second makes a difference in the group qualifying format that determines the front row for the DAYTONA 500.
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - With the front row of the DAYTONA 500 set, top drivers in the Cup Series compete to determine the rest of the starting grid.
NextEra Energy Resources 250
Friday, February 24, 2017 - Annually one of the most exciting races at Daytona International Speedway, this race is well-known for its long list of close finishes.
PowerShares QQQ 300
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - Young drivers look to make a name for themselves, while established veterans seek to gain momentum before Sunday’s showcase event.
Events for April 2017
Florida Lighthouse Day
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ponce Inlet Lighthouse, 4931 S. Peninsula Dr., Ponce Inlet. Come celebrate your local National Treasure - the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse. From 10 am to 2 pm, there will be family oriented activities, and several workshops designed specifically for kids. See new lighthouse exhibits and learn about Florida's many lighthouses Visit our lighthouse keeper (in living history mode) as he describes his duties at the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse. Then join him as he talks about the history of the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse, and demonstrates the maintenance duties on the First Order Fresnel Lens. Included in the cost of regular admission. Regular admission to the lighthouse museum is $5 for adults (12 years and older), and $1.50 for children. (386) 761-1821. www.ponceinlet.org.
Florida Lighthouse Day
Celebrate Florida Lighthouse Day at Ponce de Leon Inlet as the community commemorates the 29 remaining lighthouses in Florida. During the event, learn about the history of the towers, visit the “Old Lighthouse Keeper”, and walk up the lighthouse.