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
Homemade Italian Sausage with Chef Bo!
at The Cozy Castle Find Tickets
It is a thrill for me to welcome Carl Ferrara aka "Chef Bo" to The Cozy Castle for this special evening! The Ferrara family started making Italian sausage in New York in 1932.
CLSMF DeLand Office Open House
at 101 N. Woodland Ave. Find Tickets
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF) is a non-profit law firm providing civil legal services to low-income persons in Central Florida.
DeLand Craft Show 2018
at Woodland Boulevard
Artists and crafters from all over the state display and sell their handmade items along Woodland Boulevard in Downtown DeLand each September as part of the DeLand Craft Show.
at Abbey Bar
It's Oktoberfest at Abbey Bar Deland on September 29th and 30th! Enjoy German beer, games, raffles, and Happy Hour all weekend.
DeLand Bacon & Brew Fest 2018
The DeLand Bacon & Brew Fest is back for its 3rd year! MORE BEER! MORE BACON! MORE MUSIC! MORE FUN! September 29th at Earl Brown Park in DeLand.
65th FLORIDA MODEL TRAIN SHOW AND SALE
Model Train Show with working layouts
The DeLand Indie Market Fall Edition
at DeLand Indie Market at Artisan Alley
The DeLand Indie Market is a curated event that is held 4 times a year showcasing Artists, Boutiques, Vintage and Handcrafted Vendors. Vendors from all over Florida take part in this event! Come out and see for yourself! Shop Small, Shop Local!
Central Florida Wine and Cheese Experience
at Downtown DeLand Find Tickets
We've lined up over 60 wines and 40 cheeses, as well as Pate`, Charcuterie, and other fine foods to compliment.
7th Annual Pumpkin Pairing at Abbey Bar
It is that time again! Join us for some holiday fun at the 7th Annual Pumpkin and Beer Pairing at Abbey Bar on October 14th. 6 Beers, 6 Courses, 6 Pairings
16th Annual Orchtoberfest 2018
at EFG Orchids Power Plant
16th Annual Orchtoberfest 2018 October 19th, 20th, & 21st. 9 AM – 5 PM Orchid and Tropical Plant Sale located at 20,000 sq. ft. indoor greenhouses. Live Music, Hay Bale Art, Hayrides, Jump House, Pumpkin Patch, Brat’s, Authentic German Potato Salad, an