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Daytona Beach Events for Summer 2019
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Sensational Summer — Exclusive Daytona Beach Events for Summer 2019
Festivals and Events to Make Any Vacation Memorable
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 29, 2019) — The sparkling shoreline of Daytona Beach is a terrific destination for those planning a summer trip. This historic destination, which plays host to nesting sea turtles during the summer, beckons travelers of all ages to enjoy watersports, premiere shopping and a variety of oceanfront dining options.
Visitors who plan a stay at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort during summer months will find no shortage of lively events that will make their vacation even more memorable. But if you just want to hang at the resort, every Saturday there's the Malibu Pool Party featuring rum specials, door prizes and live entertainment. On Sunday's it's the WET Pool Party featuring Absolut specials, door prizes and entertainment—all complimentary for hotel guests ($25 for non-guests, must be 21 or older).
Resort packages and special offers make it easy for visitors to plan their vacation and make the most of their trip to the fresh, new Daytona Beach.
HIGHLIGHT SUMMER EVENTS:
This packed slate of free concerts — 42 shows from May 25 to Sept. 28 — features a remarkable array of tribute acts encompassing such disparate artists as Billy Joel, Metallica, Prince, Motown and The Grateful Dead. Some dates are double bills, like Vertigo (U2) and Original Sin (INXS) on July 19. Shows run every Friday and Saturday night, and there are bonus concerts on Memorial Day Weekend (Sun., May 26); Independence Day (Tues., July 4); and Labor Day Weekend (Sun. and Mon., Sept. 1-2). Thirteen dates feature post-show fireworks.
Venue: Daytona Beach Bandshell
Admission: Free. $10 VIP tickets include chair.
Daytona Beach's own Class A-Advance minor league team, an affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, plays games in a historic ballpark that first opened as City Island Ballpark in 1914.
Dates: Through Sept. 1
Players and fans from 45 states and 35 countries converge on one of the largest fighting gaming conventions in the world. Fans can expect competitions in Street Fighter, Tekken, Super Smash Bros. and more.
Date: June 28-30
Venue: Ocean Center
Daytona does what Daytona does — a major NASCAR event at Daytona International Speedway. The event starts on Independence Day with preliminary festivities, including a midway, followed by the Circle K Firecracker 250 (100 laps) on Friday, July 5, then culminating with the main event, the 61st running of the 160-lap Coke Zero Sugar 600. Country artist Michael Ray performs a pre-race concert.
Date: July 4-6
Top rowing teams from the Southeast will compete on this 1,000-meter Halifax River course just south of the Veterans Memorial Bridge. Junior rowers race on Saturday, masters and adaptive rowers on Sunday. Admission is free.
Date: July 27-28
Venue: 201 City Island Parkway Daytona Beach
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Date: Aug. 9-11
Venue: Ocean Center
Climb Florida's tallest lighthouse and take in breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, the World's Most Famous Beach, Ponce Inlet, coastal wetlands and other sights.
Admission: $30 for Preservation Association members, $35 for non-members
Date: August 15
Time: 7:30-9 p.m.
Venue: Ponce Inlet Lighthouse
About Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort:
Located in the heart of Daytona Beach and steps away from the city's best oceanside shopping and visitor attractions, Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort is a family-oriented and pet-friendly property offering world-class amenities on Florida's famed Atlantic coastline. The hotel is home to 744 rooms, including 32 suites and 30 beachfront cabana suites, as well as two resort-style pools, beachside cabanas, a spa, gift shop, fitness center, seasonal events, kid-friendly activities and several premiere restaurant and bar venues for every taste. In addition, Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort offers more than 60,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor space for meetings, weddings and other special events. For more information, visit DaytonaHilton.com or call 386-254-8200.
Mary Jane Kolassa