It's a new year, and we've got a new list of things to do in Daytona. Enjoy the short work week and check out our weekly guide for where to spend the first weekend of 2019!


Blubop Fandango and the Psychedelic Monks at Rok Bar

When: Fri. Jan. 4th | 8 PM
Where: ROK BARSeabreeze Entertainment District

Blubop Fandango and The Psychedelic Monks are teaming up to bring a night of high energy dance grooves to Daytona Beach! Come join us for a night of myriad musical styles that will rock the Rok Bar until the wee hours. 


Roar Before the Rolex 24

When: Fri. Jan. 4th | 11 AM
Where:  Daytona International Speedway

The Roar Before the Rolex 24 kicks off the racing season at Daytona as the three-day test serves as the final dress rehearsal before the 2019 Rolex 24. Gain access to cars and drivers at the pre-season extravaganza is an event trademark, as fans annually enjoy the public debut of several new sports cars.

8th Annual Volusia County Home & Garden Show

When: Jan. 4th - 6th
Where:  Ocean Center

Find the latest in products and services for everything from builders, contractors, materials, decks, pools, landscapes, kitchenware, and more at The 8th Annual Volusia County Home & Garden Show.

Daytona Cars & Coffee

When: Sat. Jan. 5th | 8-11 AM
Where:  Streamline Hotel

You won't want to miss the first Daytona Cars & Coffee at Streamline Hotel! 2015 Rolex 24 Champion Al Carter will be taking photos and signing autographs from 9-10 AM. Free coffee provided by Bigby Coffee. 

Ormond Beach First Saturday Art Walk

When: Sat. Jan. 5th | 5 PM
Where:  Ormond Beach Mainstreet Arts District

Ormond Beach celebrates culture with 6 gallery stops featuring over 100 artists. Most of the artwork is handcrafted by local fine artists, but don't miss international features as well. Admission is free. 


Movies on The Halifax: Ocean's 8

When: Jan 4th | 6 PM
Where:  The Casements

Movies on The Halifax presents Ocean's 8. Please join us for this free event. This film is rated PG-13 and will start at 6 pm.

Moonlight Beach Run

When: Sat. Jan. 5th | 4:30-10 PM
Where:  Daytona Beach Bandshell

Kick off 2019 with an early evening run along the World's Most Famous Beach! We have a distance for everyone; Half Marathon, 15K, 10K, & 5K. All participants receive a long sleeve T-shirt and finishers for all events receive a super cool glow in the dark finisher medal. After the race enjoy a party and concert at the historic Daytona Beach Bandshell!

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