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
Stetson Mansion Christmas Spectacular Holiday Home Tour
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The 9th Annual "Christmas Spectacular" Holiday Home Tour is a Central Florida holiday tradition. These enchanting tours take you inside the spectacular Victorian "Gilded Age" residence filled with lights and decoration from around the world!
Christmas Spectacular Holiday Home Tours
This event attracts 12,000 people and has been named the #1 Holiday Home Tour In Florida, and #5 in the USA by USA Today's 10Best. Tours are offered 5x a day and reservations are required for all tours.
DeLand Fall Festival of the Arts
at Downtown DeLand Historic District
Peruse fine-art exhibits presented by over 150 juried artists who specialize in a variety of media, including painting, sculpture, leather, photography, wood, ceramics, fiber, glass and so much more.
10th Annual Elite Travel Expo
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The Roseborough Travel Expo is the travel event of the season! The Roseborough team will provide you with a day of fun filled activities. This expo will include prizes, huge discounts and sales. Stop by, say hello, and explore your next vacation destination! Doors Open
Community EXPO 2020!
at The Sanborn Center Find Tickets
Dear Community Member: Black Homeschoolers of Central Florida, Inc., and Brilliant Minds 4-H Club would like to invite you to take part in Community EXPO 2020 where we are connecting homeschooling families, community members, and youth entrepreneurs to businesses, orga
Aqualine Marble Falls Galvanized Water Tanks
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Aqualine Water Tanks was founded by Texas Native, John Cayce, after 20+ years as a Licensed Irrigator and Licensed Well Water Installer.