After a long summer, fall is a blissful time of year to visit Daytona Beach, Florida! Featuring fewer crowds, great discounts and fantastic temperatures - spice up your autumn season and plan your fall getaway to Nautilus Inn Daytona Beach hotel! Need more motivation? Daytona Beach is home to a fabulous collection of special events and festivals - all paired with Daytona's pleasant fall weather and a scenic Atlantic Ocean backdrop!
Daytona Beach Family-Friendly Fall Season Events & Festivals
October 11-13, 2019
Great American Celebration of Speed: October starts with the only event in the world that brings together the fastest historic, current and future vehicles from the tracks, dirt, air and water to one location! Come celebrate at the Great American Celebration of Speed on October 11th-13th. Watch them come alive: cars take to the track, motorcycles jump, boats race down Lake Lloyd in the infield while planes soar above the world's most iconic destination for speed, Daytona International Speedway.
October 17-20, 2019
Biketoberfest®: Each year, nearly 125,000 motorcyclists roll into the Daytona Beach area for a multi-day, annual event called Biketoberfest®. This extended weekend of fun and sun includes motorcycle shows and rallies, live music, scenic rides along A1A and other historic roadways, the Fall Cycle Scene and racing at Daytona International Speedway and vendors offering everything from the latest models to parts and accessories. Between the thrill of live racing to cruising along the most scenic rides in Central Florida, your official source for information is Biketoberfest.org.
November 2-3, 2019
Halifax Art Festival: From ceramics and basket weaving to watercolors and oil paintings, the Halifax Art Festival, held each fall in early November, celebrates seasoned as well as emerging artists and craftsmen. Featuring 250 juried artisans from all over the country, it is the second oldest continual art festival in the state of Florida. November 7-10, 2019 Greek Festival Daytona: Fully immerse yourself in Greek culture. For over 40 years, the annual St. Demetrios Greek Festival has featured authentic traditional Greek food, music, dancing and libations. The multi-day community event is held every November on the Halifax River at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church on Halifax Avenue in Daytona Beach. The event is free and open to the public, which includes parking and shuttle service.
November 8-10, 2019
New Smyrna Beach Balloon & Sky Fest Airshow: The New Smyrna Balloon & Sky Fest traditionally begins with a Friday night balloon glow to launch this spectacular event and weekend of festivities. This is a breathtaking site and one of the most popular and scenic events during the festival. Between aerial acrobatics, you can enjoy a fully complemented carnival, catch a ride in a helicopter, explore static aviation displays, and animal encounters, supporting local rescues. Sky Fest will also host a “Taste of New Smyrna Beach” where restaurateurs serve up their favorite dishes in a festival atmosphere.
November 16-17, 2019
Riverside Seafood Festival: The 11th Annual Ormond Beach Riverfest Seafood Festival is a free two-day community celebration of seafood, boats, water sports, music and more! Whether you prefer active water play or just sitting back and enjoying the view with a plate of fresh seafood, Riverfest has something for everyone to love. Admission is free. There’s music all day long on the main stage, a boat show, plenty to eat, draft beer, eco-life presentations and lots of vendors. The highly anticipated event grows in size every year and drew more than 12,000 area residents and visitors in 2017. Pet friendly event. Free parking shuttle each day from City Hall.
November 23-24, 2019
DeLand Fall Festival of the Arts: The DeLand Fall Festival of the Arts is proud to be voted “Best Florida Outdoor Fine Art Festival” by Florida Living! Plus, it's free of charge and open to the public. You and your family can enjoy a variety of kid-friendly activities, live music and performers, as well as the work of talented artists from all over the country.
November 28- December 1, 2019
Daytona Turkey Run: Take a walk down memory lane and relive a 46-year tradition with the Daytona Turkey Run, the largest combined classic car show and swap meet in the United States! Four days of family fun at Daytona International Speedway! The annual Daytona Turkey Run is a car enthusiasts dream held each Thanksgiving weekend in the infield of the World Center of Racing. Special features include swap meet vendors, a Car Corral of thousands of cars available for purchase, and handmade art, crafts and fashion – perfect for holiday shopping! Please visit the website for more information.
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