Fourth of July Beach Vacation - Hilton Daytona Beach
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Celebrate the 4th of July in Daytona Beach
If warm summer weather, tranquil beaches, lively entertainment and grilling sound like the ideal way to celebrate the 4th of July then pack your bags and bring the family to Daytona Beach. Daytona offers fun and excitement all summer long. From dazzling fireworks to free concert series, our oceanfront hotel is in the center of all the patriotic activities happening this 4th of July weekend.
Events Happening in Daytona Beach for the 4th of July
What would the 4th of July be without fireworks? Daytona Beach certainly loves its fireworks, and visitors can enjoy them every weekend throughout the summer; therefore, there's no doubt that the 4th of July fireworks displays will be a must-see spectacle. Here are some places to kick back with the family, indulge in live entertainment, food and games, and watch some festive fireworks,
Wednesday, July 3rd
There is nothing more American than watching a baseball game. On July 3rd head to the historic Jackie Robinson Ballpark where you can root on the Daytona Tortugas as they play the Tampa Bay Tarpons at 7:05 pm. Cap off an action-packed evening with the ballpark's own fireworks display. It's the perfect way to kick off a week of holiday festivities.
Thursday, July 4th
However you choose to celebrate Independence Day this year, Daytona Beach has you covered. Spend your day at Rockefeller Garden, the former winter home of John D. Rockefeller. This family-friendly event hosted among beautiful, manicured gardens offers live entertainment, games and inflatables for the little ones. Once the sun goes down, watch the fireworks show light up the Halifax River.
The popular Daytona Beach Bandshell, offers free concerts all summer long, and the 4th of July is no exception. Catch the Eagles tribute band Alter Eagles rock out at 7:15 pm on July 4th. General admission is free and VIP seating is only $10. Stay after the concert for fireworks over the Atlantic Ocean. All weekend long the Bandshell is offering an exciting tribute band lineup, from Kid Rock to Lynyrd Skynyrd. Love the fireworks at Bandshell? Come back at 9:45 pm on Saturday, July 6th for a pyrotechnic encore.
For more family-friendly festivities on July 4th, head to Riverside Park at Vero Beach for their annual Fourth of July Celebration…Family…Fun…Fireworks from 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm. This family event offers play areas for the kids, food trucks, art vendors, dance competitions, trivia contests, games, races and live music. Once the sun goes down the party keeps going with a beautiful fireworks display.
Saturday, July 6th
NASCAR fans coming to Daytona Beach to watch the Coke Zero Sugar 400 Race on July 6th can still participate in the patriotic festivities. Following Saturday's long-awaited race, racecar enthusiasts are in for another treat: Daytona International Speedway will light up the sky with one of the largest fireworks displays in the Southeast. The famous raceway's fireworks are slated to begin at 10:00 pm.
Things to Do in Daytona Beach During Your 4th of July Vacation
Along with all the pageantry and patriotism of the holidays, you may also want to set aside time to discover some of the other exciting things that Daytona Beach offers including,
Paddleboarding with the Dolphins
Go on a guided adventure tour through the waters of Daytona Beach via paddleboard. Once you've had your lesson it's time to cruise through peaceful natural landscapes where you may even discover amazing marine life such as manatees and dolphins. Paddleboarding tours happen daily, including the 4th of July.
Island-Style Mini Golfing
If you have the family in tow a day of mini-golf at Aloha Falls Golf could be the perfect way to spend a sunny day. This Hawaiian-themed golf course offers two 18-hole courses that will have you twisting and turning around mountain caves, a 30-foot steaming volcano and majestic waterfalls. You can even catch glimpses of the Atlantic Ocean from the course's ship. Aloha Falls Golf is open daily from 10:30 am - 11:00 pm.
Exciting Waterpark Fun
If you're looking for a place to cool off from the July heat Daytona Lagoon is the area's premier waterpark and entertainment center. Plunge down thrilling waterslides, zip around the go-kart track, float around on the lazy river, play a game of Lazer Tag or beat the arcade's highest scores. The park also has cafes and restaurants to grab sandwiches, grilled foods, ice cream cold drinks and cocktails. Hotel guests can also enjoy discounted tickets to Daytona Lagoon; just ask our front desk for more information.
Unwind at the Beach
The 4th of July and vacations are all about one thing: freedom. So celebrate your time off with a relaxing day on the "World's Most Famous Beach". Among the 23 miles of white sands you'll also find beach volleyball courses, splash parks and jungle gyms to entertain the kids. There are several shops where you can rent lounge chairs, umbrellas, boogie boards and surfboards. You can even rent bicycles and golf carts and cruise along the beach.
Summer is the perfect time to getaway and if Daytona Beach is your Independence Day destination, our beachfront property is minutes from the holiday festivities and entertainment. Hilton Daytona also knows how to throw a party, with barbeques and live music happening throughout the extended weekend. Check out our special offers and save on oceanfront room rates, buffet breakfasts, valet parking and more. Book now to make your 4th of July vacation a reality.