If you need a little motivation to help you get through this work week then don't you worry! Our weekly guide of things to do in Daytona Beach this weekend is full of exciting events that you will surely want to attend. From chili cookoffs to live music to history conferences, there is something for everyone. Just take a look at our list of Daytona Beach events and let us know where you are headed this weekend. 

Daytona Beach Nightlife 

Chili & Brew

When: Saturday, January 18th at 1:00 PM

Where: Riverfront Shops of Daytona Beach

This chili cook-off and craft beer tasting event will be held on Saturday, January 18 from 1 PM to 6 PM on Beach Street in Downtown Daytona Beach. They provide the spoons, and attendees should bring their appetites!

Exclusive Mixes House Lounge

When: Saturday, January 18th at 8:00 PM

Where: Streamline Hotel Rooftop Bar

True Vine has established his sound surrounded by some of the most forward-thinking ears in Miami, coming up as an integral piece of the III Points team. He frequently plays at Club Space, among others. You can check him out live this Saturday night! 

Live Music Saturday Night - Cheap Thrills Band NSB

When: Saturday, January 18th at 9:00 PM

Where: Peanut's Restaurant & Sports Bar

Grab your friends and keep the weekend party going with Cheap Thrills Band NSB. This is NOT your typical "Classic Rock" band with their blend of Rock, Country, Blues, and occasional Pop!

Family-Friendly Events in Daytona Beach 

Disappearing Island Adventure Tour

When: Thursday, January 16th at 9:30 AM

Where: Marine Discovery Center

This special 3-hour tour will take guests on a journey through the Indian River Lagoon to experience wildlife from the water AND on foot. Activities include seine netting and dip netting to learn more about fish, crab, and other saltwater species. 

Richard Petty Driving Experience at Daytona

When: Saturday, January 18th at 8:00 AM

Where: Daytona International Speedway

Make your dream a reality! Drive a NASCAR race car at Richard Petty Driving Experience on Daytona International Speedway. Make a reservation for this once in a lifetime experience. Both NASCAR driving experience and NASCAR ride-along are available 

5th Annual Florida History Con

When: Saturday, January 18th at 10:00 AM

Where: MOAS

Join us for an all-day celebration of #Florida history. Enjoy various Florida history reenactors, historical displays, costumes, local history clubs, and more! Enjoy food for purchase from Smokin J's BBQ & catering food truck in the MOAS Courtyard.

More Events in Daytona Beach 

Righteous Brothers

When: Friday, January 17th at 7:30 PM

Where: Peabody Auditorium

The Righteous Brothers, that original “blue-eyed soul”, are coming to Peabody Auditorium on January 17th. Join Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Billy Medley and his new partner Bucky Heard, as they take you on a nostalgic journey through the legendary musical stylings of one of the greatest rock and roll duos of all time.

Moonlight Drive-In at One Daytona

When: Saturday, January 18th at 6:00 PM

Where: One Daytona

Award-Winning Moonlight Drive-In is a female-fronted band out of the Daytona Beach area. You will hear some of your favorite alternative covers from the '90s to now coupled with their original music.

Winter Star Party

When: Saturday, January 18th at 6:00 PM

Where: Embry-Riddle Track and Field Complex

Join us for a night of stargazing through telescopes and binoculars on the Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach campus! If you have your own telescope we invite you to bring it along and join our students, faculty, and local astronomy club members. 

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