Founded in 1876 by Henry A. DeLand, ?The Athens of Florida?, Deland Florida is a city that takes pride its rich history and culture. Deland is home of Stetson University which was originally founded by Henry DeLand in 1883 as the DeLand Academy. Other points of historical interest include the Athens Theater, Dutton House, Michaelos Building and the building in which South Trust Bank resides, originally the first department store in 1898. While visiting the historic sites, take a walk down Main Street Deland, which houses over 150 business?s from antique shops to tailors and 4 museums. A look at the Deland Florida map will show you the St. Johns River, perfect for a day of boating, fishing or manatee watching. You will also find the Deland Municipal Airport, which accommodates private, and charter aircraft and is home to Skydive Deland, a renowned skydiving center. Do not forget to stop by one of the six sports stadium, complex or fields and catch a game of baseball. Baseball is favorite pastime for the residents of Deland, hometown to Chipper Jones a pro baseball player. Full of history and relaxing pastimes, Deland Florida is a treasure for most anyone to enjoy.
Events in Deland
DONAVON FRANKENREITER - DELAND
Donavon Frankenreiter's new album, "The Heart," officially marks the start of the singer-songwriter's second decade as a solo recording artist.
2nd Annual CommUNITY Seafood & BBQ Festival
at UNITY FIELD Find Tickets
AYCE Seafood & BBQ* (and drinks) *blue crab, shrimp, oysters, sausage, corn, potatoes, bbq ribs, chicken, baked beans, and potato salad
DeLand Homecoming 2018 Block Party with THE A+TEAM
DeLand Homecoming Block Party 2018 with THE A+TEAM with Special Guests ACP PRO
6th Annual Glamour & Gore - Presented by Rotary Club of DeLand
at Artisan Alley Garage Find Tickets
All you classy and creepy, come out for the Rotary Club of DeLand's 6th Annual Costume Party!Tickets are $50 per person which includes Heavy Hors D'Oeuvres, free beer and wine and our signature drink and a cash bar: $1500 in costume prizes.