Daytona Beach is filled with holiday cheer this season! Get in the holiday spirit when you explore the coastal charm and adventures awaiting you and allow us to be your guide.
Enjoy the most colorful holiday events and festivals within minutes of drive from our Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort. Experience the sights and sounds of Christmas and holiday celebrations in and around beautiful Daytona Beach, Florida while staying socially distanced during these mostly outdoor events!
Visit with Santa
Get your photos with Santa this year through December 24, 2020 at Bass Pro Shops in Daytona Beach! Reservations are required and free, and you can make them 7 days in advance to ensure there are no crowds. Bass Pro Shops will be safely sharing the wonder of Christmas with face coverings, ongoing cleaning and sanitation, temperature checks, and a setup that allows families to practice safe physical distancing. Meet Santa through his magic – and contactless – acrylic barrier shield.
Santa Smash Bros Tournament
Port Orange Parks & Rec is hosting a Santa Smash Bros Tournament for kids (age group 7-13) on December 28, 2020, 6-9 PM. Players of all ages can come, participate, and enjoy this fun event in Port Orange. The cost is $10 per person. Come join a safe gathering of your fellow Smash fans. Explore the Smash Fest tournament and indulge in catered Food/Drink.
Tanger Outlets Tree Lighting Ceremony
Visit the Tanger Outlets and explore fun family activities together with your loved ones. Watch the gorgeous 50-foot Christmas tree lighting ceremony featuring interactive displays. This holiday season, do not miss the chance to do something for the community. Through December 31st buy a Goodness Gives Beanie at Shopper Services for just $15 to help people in need. Tanger will donate all proceeds, clothing, and more to 1,000 families recovering from poverty.
Drive-Through Christmas Lights
Drive through a million Christmas lights at the Daytona International Speedway. The World Center of Racing has been transformed into a holiday wonderland. Starting in November, this colorful holiday event will run every day through January 2nd, 2021. The entrance is located at the intersection of International Speedway Boulevard and Bill France Boulevard. Take a drive behind the Ticket and Tours Building, through the stunning motorsports facility, to the Midway display area outside the facility. Tickets start from $25 per car.
St. Augustine Nights of Lights
Now through January 31, 2021, enjoy this award-winning holiday light display in St. Augustine. Watch the dazzling view of three million beautiful, twinkling Christmas lights in every corner of the historic district. From the luminous lights along the bayfront to the Christmas tree placed in the center of the Plaza de la Constitución, you will find many Instagram-worthy photos in St. Augustine. Take the special seasonal tours in a train or trolley to visit the best areas.
The Twilight Motel Christmas Lights
You do not want to miss the free annual holiday lights display at the Twi-Light II Motel in Holly Hill at 1125 Ridgewood Ave. A favorite among locals, the lights usually stay on until 10 PM on weekdays, 11 PM on weekends. While the display is free, donations are accepted and appreciated. To view these magical lights, take your car on the driveway that loops around the property. If you want to take a closer look, you may park your car and spend some quality time with your family while enjoying their beautiful Christmas lights and lovely Christmas decorations.
Park, Eat and Play at Daytona Beach, Florida
Daytona Beach is filled with fun activities and attractions to explore throughout the year. Stay at our Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort and find the best of Daytona adventures within steps from our beachfront haven. Book your rooms with Park, Eat, and Play package, get amazing discounts and enjoy free valet parking and complimentary breakfast every day. Rates start at $141 and depend on availability.