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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Enjoy watching Space Jam Friday night

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The city is hosting free Showtime in the Parks, which are sponsored by Zone 5 City Commissioner Dannette Henry. 

Enjoy a showing of “Space Jam: A New Legacy” starring LeBron James Friday, Aug. 12, at Suburbia Park at 700 Heineman St. When LeBron a...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Midtown Music concerts continue Saturday night

Midtown Music Concert Series begins in April at Daisy Stocking Park

Enjoy a night of music at Cypress Park Saturday, Aug. 13, as the city-sponsored Midtown Music Concert Series continues with a performance by 7th Street Band at 7:30 p.m.

Established in 2008, the 7th Street Band has spent more than a decade touring througho...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Football Kickoff Party at Daytona Stadium

Daytona Beach Football Kickoff Party

The City of Daytona Beach is hosting its first annual football kickoff party at Daytona Stadium Saturday, Aug. 20. Fans can enjoy a variety of free activities from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. including country, pop and rock concerts and performances by local school...

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Registration open for Punt, Pass & Kick competition

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Young football fans will have the opportunity to showcase their skills when the city of Daytona Beach hosts a "Punt, Pass & Kick" competition Saturday, Aug. 20 at Daytona Stadium, 3917 LPGA Blvd. in Daytona Beach. The competition starts at 3...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Join new Public Arts Advisory Board

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The city is looking for qualified volunteers to serve on its newly established Public Arts Advisory Board. The board will make recommendations to the City Commission regarding the creation and implementation of policies to promote public art in the city. ...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Florida Tennis Center Programs

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The Florida Tennis Center offers programs and lessons for all ages and playing abilities. The center is at 1 Deuce Court in Daytona Beach and offers 24 clay hydro-courts, 20 lighted courts, a full-service Pro Shop, and is...

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

Reducing plastic waste one bottle at a time

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Choosing to refill rather than purchase single-use plastic bottled water is now easier and tastier when visiting a city facility. Old-fashioned drinking fountains at several city locations have been replaced with water bottle fill stations in an effort to...

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

Gymnastics summer session open for registration

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Registration is open for Daytona Beach Gymnastics Aug. 22 – Sept. 30 session. Kids will learn basic gymnastics fundamentals, proper technique and teamwork in a fun and energetic environment. Offered for youth ages (preschool to teens), Daytona B...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

Do your part to be a better recycler

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Are you a Daytona Beach resident who wants to recycle, but not sure how it works? No worries – it’s simple!

When is pickup?Recycling is collected one day per week. The day varies on location. View this map (PDF) for the recycling collec...

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

Police Dept. releases crime stats

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According to statistics released this week by the Daytona Beach Police Department, reported crime during the first six months of 2022 remained even with the same period in 2021. Property crime – auto theft, burglary and larceny – comprised 75% of reported...

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

Stay informed with weekly newsletter

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There is always a lot happening in the City of Daytona Beach. From concerts and performances at the Daytona Beach Bandshell and Peabody Auditorium, to improvements at the city’s parks, facilities and roads, as well as new businesses calling the area home,...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Dr. Bethune statue to be unveiled in Daytona Beach

Dr. Bethune statues to be unveiled this summer

A series of special activities are planned to honor Dr. Bethune when her statues are unveiled in Daytona Beach

  • In Daytona Beach, a bronze sculpture of Dr. Bethune will be unveiled at 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, in Bethune Plaza, which is at the intersection ...
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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Alert notifications by text message or email

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When an emergency strikes, will you know what to do, where to go or where to get more information? You may, if you sign up for free emergency alerts from the City of Daytona Beach. In a few minutes, you can register to receive emergency alerts which may b...
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Posted on: July 8, 2022

Dickerson Center improvements underway

Final phase of Dickerson Center improvements start

A three-year project to improve amenities and functionality of the Dickerson Community Center and adjacent Campbell Aquatic Center is in its third and final phase. Temporary fencing was installed the week of July 4 around the construction area to allow fo...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Get farm-fresh produce at farmers' markets

Get farm-fresh produce at farmers’ markets

Get locally-grown, farm-fresh produce at one of the two farmers’ markets in Daytona Beach.  Downtown Farmers’ Market7 a.m. to noonEvery SaturdayOn Magnolia Avenue between Beach Street and Palmetto AvenueDaytona Beach ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

No more eyesores

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All unsightly and abandoned boats in the Halifax River within the city’s limits have been safely removed and on their way to the landfill. Removing more than 30 derelict boats has been a multiyear, collective effort between the Permits and Licensing divis...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Residents encouraged to be election ready

Residents encouraged to be election ready

The elections this fall will select three zone representatives. Persons seeking to be elected in three zones are: 

  • Daytona Beach Commissioner, Zone 1Ruth Trager (incumbent)Monica Paris 
  • Daytona Beach Commissioner, Zone 3Q...
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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Enjoy Open Swim this summer

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Beat the heat this summer at the Cypress Aquatic Center at 981 George W. Engram Blvd. Patrons can enjoy open swim from noon to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. Daily admission is $3 for adults and $2 for youth 17 and younger. F...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Summer Saturday night fireworks

 Summer Saturday night fireworks at the Bandshell

People can enjoy a fireworks display at the Daytona Beach Oceanfront Bandshell every Saturday night starting Memorial Day weekend. The fireworks display is sponsored in part by the city and follow Saturday night concerts presented by the Boardwalk Merchan...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Children ages 18 and under can get breakfast and lunch

Summer Food Program Meals available for kids

The county is sponsoring a Summer Food Service program through Friday, Aug. 12, which provides free breakfast and lunch meals for children ages 18 and under. Children must eat the meals on site. Sites are closed Monday, July 4, in observance of Independen...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Northern section of Riverfront Esplanade is open

Northern section of Riverfront Esplanade set to open

The new Riverfront Esplanade in downtown Daytona Beach has opened its north portion, which extends from Main Street to International Speedway Boulevard (ISB) and offers many amenities within the beautiful riverfront setting.

The northernmost section of the...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

2022 Water Quality Report

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The city of Daytona Beach is proud to let its customers know they receive safe, high-quality drinking water. Each year, the city provides an annual drinking water quality report to its water customers.

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

City offers basketball at 11 locations

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Residents can enjoy basketball at 11 different indoor and outdoor courts throughout the city. Stay active and make it rain this summer at the following locations: 

Derbyshire Sports Complex
849 Derbyshire Road
Dickerson Community Center
308 S. Dr. Ma...
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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Residents can Adopt-A-Drain

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With afternoon thunderstorms, residents may notice water ponding in roadways. There are 1,464 storms drains that are privately maintained (by private or commercial property owners or homeowners’ associations) and 4,931 city-maintained drains. 

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Get the latest city news on Daytona Beach Radio

Get the latest city news on Daytona Beach Radio

Daytona Beach Radio is a weekly radio show on JOY 106.3 in the Daytona Beach area. Hosted by Dr. L. Ronald Durham, this one-hour, talk-radio show airs from noon to 1 p.m. each Wednesday. Programming will feature timely and interesting discussions about pr...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Peninsula Women’s Club is temporarily closed

Peninsula Women’s Club is temporarily closed

The Peninsula Women’s Club is temporarily closed until existing electrical wiring and systems are compliant with current code. Opened in 1923, the Peninsula Club’s “cloth wiring” system is thought to be original. Cl...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Summer concerts at the Bandshell

Summer concerts at the Bandshell

The popular Friday and Saturday night summer concerts at the Daytona Beach Oceanfront Bandshell are returning Memorial Day weekend. Tribute bands performing at  7:15 p.m. each night include: 

Friday, May 27: Come Monday (Jimmy Bu...

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Permit and inspection fees waived for two years

Permit and inspection fees waived for two years

To promote neighborhood improvement and beautification, as well as to spur private investment in the core of the city, building permit and inspection fees are being waived for commercial and residential properties within the borders of Mason Avenue to Sha...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

New amenities planned for Daisy Stocking Park

Upgraded amenities planned for Daisy Stocking Park

A $330,000 grant will help fund new and upgraded amenities at Daisy Stocking Park, a four-acre neighborhood park near Bethune-Cookman University. The grant award was announced by the Daytona Beach Racing and Recreational Facilities District at their board...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

Learn about city's redistricting process

Redistricting update

Cities use census data to redraw their district lines to adjust for population shifts.

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

Daytona Beach coronavirus information

Daytona Beach Coronavirus Information

Stay informed about testing and vaccine locations and more.

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Road resurfacing efforts kick into high gear

Daytona Beach Neighborhood Roadway Improvements

Preserving roadway conditions improve a community’s quality of life, and the city continues to invest in the maintenance, rehabilitation and repaving of neighborhood streets. Roadway maintenance is currently funded at $4 million for this fiscal ...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Testing of city’s hydrants underway

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In late January, testing began on the city’s 2,646 fire hydrants and 7,607 valves. Each hydrant is being tested as part of a citywide annual maintenance program to ensure servable hydrants with adequate water pressure. Testing will be completed by Septemb...

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Know about proposed development in area

Know about proposed development near neighborhoods

The city uses an automated notification system designed to improve communication between residents and developers who are proposing projects in or near a neighborhood’s boundaries. The notification system will alert subscribers, by email and/or text, when...

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