Top Holiday Events in and Around Daytona Beach
Shop for the perfect gift at the Volusia Mall Holiday Market while sipping a holiday-themed latte or mug of hot chocolate. Drive through the captivating lighting display at the Sixth Annual Magic of Lights at the Daytona International Speedway. Or treat the family to an unforgettable night at the movies as The Casements presents a screening of The Santa Clause on the Halifax. This year, Daytona Beach comes alive with a host of holiday events you can't miss. Here are our favorites.
Sixth Annual Magic of Lights
- Daytona International Speedway
- November 18 – January 1
- 6 – 10 pm nightly
- November 24 – 27
- 7 – 10 pm
Drive through an incredible holiday lighting display that will leave you in awe. This annual spectacle gets bigger and better every year and we're excited to see what's in store this year.
- Volusia Mall
- December 10
- 11 am – 4 pm
From holiday themed crafts to delicious food to fun activities, this holiday market is the perfect place to browse for that unique gift. Best of all, it's free for everyone!
Fall Into the Holidays
- The Pavilion at Destination Daytona
- November 12
- 10 am – 5 pm
Bring the kids along to this festive event where they can meet Santa Claus and the Grinch himself! Enjoy food, crafts, and more at the Pavilion at Destination Daytona, with free admission.
Movies on the Halifax - Santa Clause
- The Casements
- December 9
- 6 pm – 8 pm
Holiday movies have a magic all their own, and this one is a true classic. Treat the kids to one of the best Christmas movies ever as The Casements presents The Santa Clause on the Halifax.
Daytona Beach Christmas Boat Parade (Dec 3)
- Halifax River Yacht Club
- December 3
- 6 pm
Marvel at a captivating display of lights at the annual Christmas Boat Parade from the Halifax River Yacht Club. This fun, family-friendly event will leave you in awe with every boat that passes you by.
Holiday Tea Party (Dec 4)
- Oil & Vinegar
- December 4
- 2 pm – 4pm
What better way to enjoy the holidays than a cozy tea party with friends or family? Be sure to reserve a spot at this fun holiday-themed event from Oil & Vinegar before it sells out.
A December to Remember
- Riverfront Esplanade
- December 7
Overlooking the Halifax River in downtown, the Riverfront Esplanade comes alive with this must-see holiday event. Shop for gifts, enjoy live movies, look out for Santa, and more.
Sound Theory to Rock the Holidays
- Main St. Station
- December 17 – 18
Don't miss Sound Theory as they take the stage Main St. Station in celebration of the holidays. Buy your ticket now and reserve your seat for a holiday celebration to be remembered.
Looking for a place to stay in Daytona? Find the perfect home base for your holiday getaway to Daytona and Daytona Beach Shores this season and book your room at The Shores Resort & Spa. Stay minutes away from these and other events and walk to all the best shops, restaurants, and sights during your trip.