There are so many things to be thankful for this year, especially all of the holiday events in Daytona Beach that are happening this weekend. There is no better way to celebrate this season than checking out all the city has to offer this Thanksgiving weekend in Daytona Beach. You can head over to the Daytona Turkey Run to browse classic cars and enjoy some delicious food & drink! Or for those of you who would rather leave the cooking to the professionals this year, check out the Hilton's Thanksgiving Buffet! This list of things to do in Daytona Beach is the perfect guide to an amazing Thanksgiving weekend with the family! 

Daytona Beach Nightlife

Turkey Hangover Party

When: Friday, November 29th at 7:00 PM

Where: Ocean Deck

After stuffing your face, come by and dance those calories away at Ocean Deck! They will have $3 shot specials, raffles all night leading up to a 50" TV giveaway, and more! 

3rd Annual Hops & Hoods Craft Beer Festival

When: Saturday, November 30th at 12:00 PM

Where: Daytona Turkey Rod Run

Taste more than 120 different beers from 48 different brands at the 2nd Annual Hops and Hoods Craft Beer Festival. Located inside Daytona International Speedway at the 45th Daytona Turkey Run!

First Annual Daytona Dead Fest

When: Sunday, December 1st at 6:00 PM

Where: Main Street Station

Come out for a day to celebrate the Grateful Dead featuring Unlimited Devotion, Florida's most popular Grateful Dead tribute band with special guests, local favorites, Grindstone Sinners! General Admission for the event is free with VIP options starting at $20!

Family-Friendly Events in Daytona 

46th Daytona Turkey Run

When: Thursday, November 28th at 8:00 AM

Where: Daytona Turkey Rod Run

Join the fun at the largest combined classic car show and swap meet in the U.S. Four days of fun for the entire family held in the infield of Daytona International Speedway. There will be more than 6,00 classic cars for show and sale, a massive swap meet, art and fashion on Artisan Alley, great food & drink, and entertainment!

Thanksgiving Dinner at the Plaza Resort

When: Thursday, November 28th at 12:00 PM

Where: Plaza Resort & Spa Daytona Beach FL 

Enjoy this Thanksgiving in Daytona Beach at the Plaza Resort & Spa. Let them do all the work while you sit back and relax with the Atlantic Ocean as your backdrop. The savory Thanksgiving feast will begin at noon and is $30 for adults, $15 for children, and free for children under the age of 4. 

Chuck Strasser Memorial Candy Cane 5K Run and Walk

When: Saturday, November 30th at 8:00 AM

Where: Destination Daytona Complex

Get set for a fun day of fitness with a Christmas flair. The Fourth Annual Candy Cane 5K is returning to the Daytona Beach area! The Fourth Annual Candy Cane 5K is not just a race - It's a tradition!

More Events in Daytona Beach

Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet at Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort

When: Thursday, November 28th at 11:00 AM

Where: Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort

Join for a bountiful Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort on Thursday, November 28th from 11 AM to 4 PM offering stunning waterfront views. Enjoy an array of culinary delights including fresh baked goods, raw bar, carving station, chicken & waffle station, and a dessert bar!

Feet To Feast 5K Run/Walk

When: Thursday, November 28th at 7:00 AM

Where: Daytona State College

The Feet To Feast 5K Run/Walk will take place on Thanksgiving morning at Daytona State College. Before you stuff your face with Thanksgiving feast, spend the morning participating in this 5K run!

Let It Snow Let It Glow

When: Saturday, November 30th at 7:00 PM

Where: Daytona Beach Main Street Merchants Association

It's time to light up Main Street! Join us and enjoy over 50 lighted Palm Trees from A1A to Peninsula and SNOW!!! Yes, we said snow. The trees will be lit, the snow will fall, and you can have your picture taken with Santa & Mrs. Claus! 

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