If you’re looking for exciting things to do in Daytona Beach in April, there are a couple of local annual events that you won’t want to miss.
Saturday, APRIL 29, 2023, 1 PM – 5 PM
Spring Wine Walk
Riverfront Shops of Daytona Beach
As the weather warms up and the spring break crowds start to dissipate, the Spring Wine Walk is a fantastic way to spend a beautiful spring Saturday afternoon in Downtown Daytona Beach. Hosted on April 29th from 1 PM to 5 PM at the Riverfront Shops, attendees can stroll through unique shops and restaurants, enjoying live music and fine red and white wines from participating merchants. You can purchase advance tickets online for $25 per person or buy them on the day for $30 per person until sold out. For more information, visit Downtown Daytona Beach Events website.
Saturday, April 22, 2023, 10 AM
10th Annual Beach Bike Bar Crawl
The 10th Annual Beach Bike Bar Crawl is a perfect opportunity to get out for a great cause. The event aims to raise funds for the local Veteran’s Support Fund while allowing participants to explore Daytona Beach’s beach bars. Registration starts at 8:30 AM at Ocean Deck, with the crawl starting at 10 AM. Participants receive an event t-shirt and raffle tickets for prizes with a $20 registration fee. Register by clicking here.
February in our little part of Florida is all about beer, bacon, butterflies, and music! Doesn’t this sound like fun? Read on for all the details on these fun events, and make sure you sign up to receive new blog posts directly to your email, so you never miss a What’s Happening post.
Friday, February 17th, 7 pm
Peabody Auditorium, Daytona Beach, FL
Madam Butterfly (in Italian Madama Butterfly) is one of opera’s most enduring tales of unrequited love. Puccini’s poignant score follows the tragic tale of Cio Cio San, a young Japanese girl who falls in love with American Naval officer Pinkerton, with devastating consequences. Teatro Lirico D’Europa is known for its lavish, fully orchestrated presentations with beautiful sets, costumes, and lighting. Sung in original Italian, English supertitles will be presented. Get your tickets here.
Thursday, February 16 – Tuesday, February 21
7th Annual Voodoo Music Festival
Flagler Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL
Mardi Gras starts early in New Smyrna Beach with the 7th Annual Voodoo Music Festival from February 16th-Feb 21st, 2023, along Flagler Avenue. This countdown to the Mardi Gras music festival includes over 40 free shows over five days at various locations in the district. Stroll the street, listening to the locals. Click here for more information.
Saturday, February 25, 2023, at 1 PM – 5 PM
5th Annual Beer & Bacon Festival
Riverfront shops of Daytona
Yessss! Beer AND Bacon AND Live Music AND Art!! Join the Riverfront Shops of Daytona as they celebrate the 5th Annual Beer & Bacon Festival!
On Saturday, February 25, from 1 PM to 5 PM on Beach Street in Downtown Daytona Beach, the Riverfront Shops of Daytona merchants will serve up a variety of craft beer tastings. Unique bacon snacks will be sold separately ($3-$5 each) at each stop.
Enjoy craft beer, savory bacon, live music, art, and more while strolling the downtown shops, bars, and restaurants. Another perfect day in Downtown Daytona Beach!!
Tickets are limited! Advance tickets are $20/person and will be available online through 11:30 PM Friday, February 24, and $25/person the day of the event until tickets are sold out.
We have not posted a “What’s Happening” blog in a while, but the series is back for 2023! Here are a few events around the office and in Daytona Beach that sound like fun over the next few weeks.
Scouts Day, Friday – Sunday, January 20-22, 2023
Daytona International Speedway
Back again in 2023, Scout Days return to Daytona during the Roar Before the Rolex 24 weekend! Pack your tents and bags for January 20 – 22, 2023 when thousands of scouts from across the nation convene for two nights of camping in Daytona International Speedway’s famous infield! Enjoy fun activities from garage tours, track walks, movie nights, and so much more.
Rolex 24, Saturday & Sunday, January 28-29, 2023
Daytona International Speedway
From sunrise to sunset and all through the night, witness as both man and machine are pushed to the limit in this twice-around-the-clock marathon, which has welcomed racing legends from across the motorsports universe since 1962. Get your tickets here.
Downtown Daytona Nights: Food Trucks, Friday, 5 – 9 pm, February 3, 2023
Magnolia Avenue & Beach Street, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Food Truck Rallies are family-friendly events and open to the public. The Downtown Daytona Nights Food Truck Rallies have live music, plenty of free parking behind the Riverfront Shops, and downtown restaurants are open. Check here for more information.
There is an event for everyone in October from carnivals to car festivals and fundraisers for a wonderful cause. So if you are a fan of the Subaru, want to support Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library of Volusia, or love attending carnivals with your family, keep reading for all the details.
Volusia Halloween Fest, Sun, Oct 23, 12 – 6 PM, Volusia Mall
1700 W International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL
Dozens of family-friendly local businesses will hand out candy and showcase what they offer. Enjoy free face painting, arts & crafts, a photo booth, a reptile zoo, meet & greets, youth group performances, and more fun! The first 1,500 trick-or-treaters are guaranteed candy! Dress up as a family, and you may win a prize! Read more about this fun event here.
Kid’s Zone at Family Days in Port Orange
October 27th – 30th, from 10 am to 5 pm
City Center Circle, Port Orange
Family Days is an event that is looked forward to every year. This carnival includes parades, vendors, food trucks, beer, One Daytona Kids Zone, and much more! It’s fun for the entire family and beer for the adults – a win, win all around. Presale ticket sales end October 27 if you want to purchase early and save. Click here for tickets.
Saturday, October 22nd, 10 am – 5 pm
Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach,
If you love your Subaru, you will love this event. It’s Florida’s largest Subaru enthusiast festival right in our backyard. There will be a car show, autocross, vendors & door prizes. Get your tickets and read more details by clicking this link.
Little Literacy Heroes 3K Fun Run/Walk
Saturday, October 22, 10 am start time
355 N Beach St, Daytona Beach
This event is the third annual fundraiser to support access to books for local children and is the perfect opportunity to stay active and engaged while supporting early literacy in Volusia County. Walk or run to support the need for increased early literacy rates and access to books in your community.
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library of Volusia is a free book-gifting program available to children birth to five years old in Volusia County at no cost to their families. The program mails one high-quality, age-appropriate book to the child each month. Donations from generous community members fully fund it. All proceeds from this event will benefit the more than 3,600 local Volusia County children this program serves. This free book-gifting program currently mails books to the homes of more than 3,800 local children ages birth – 5 years old. Sign up here.
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It may not feel like Fall, but September is around the corner, and some fantastic events are happening around the Daytona Beach Work Webb location. If you are a fan of food trucks, farmer’s markets, and wellness – keep reading!
Friday, September 2, 5 – 9 pm
Daytona Beach, Magnolia Ave
The first Friday of the month has a great lineup of the area’s best food trucks, drinks, music & more. Come to stroll downtown Daytona Beach with the family and enjoy all the downtown offers. Click here for more information.
Saturday, September 3rd, 7 am – 12 pm
The Farmers’ Market is from 7 am to Noon at its new venue, on Magnolia Avenue between Beach Street and Palmetto Avenue. Ample free parking is available in public lots behind the Riverfront Shops. Enjoy a delightful day in Downtown Daytona Beach. Spend a memorable morning at the Farmers’ Market, and then explore the Riverfront Shops for truly distinctive shopping and dining. Click here for more information.
Sunday, September 4th, 7 am – 9 am
This event is an untimed, fun run or walk. There will be a start/finish arch on the Riverfront Esplanade path near 355 N Beach St., Daytona Beach entrance. Late starts are welcome. Go 1 Mile or a 5k. Strollers welcome! Additional activities for the whole family include Lawn games, Yoga with Renew Yoga, Massages by Be, The Running Elements giveaways & Music on North Lawn. Learn more about this event here.
It’s time for the July edition of What’s Happening Daytona Beach! The month is wrapping up, and it’s almost time to start thinking of going back to school, but before you start your school shopping, here are some events in and around Work Webb Daytona Beach that should be fun for the last weekend of July.
Daytona Beach Downtown Farmers’ Market
Saturday, July 30th, 7 am – 12 noon
100 Magnolia Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
The Farmers’ Market is held every Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon. It’s a great place to buy locally-grown produce, baked goods, plants, local honey, jams and jellies, juices, handmade jewelry and craft items, Kettle Korn, meat pies, BBQ and other prepared foods, and more!
The Daytona Beach Downtown Farmers’ Market moved one block away from its former home on City Island to its new location on Magnolia Avenue, a new venue known as Market@Magnolia, between Beach Street and Palmetto Avenue.
Summer Florida History Con
Saturday, July 30th, 10 am – 3 pm
Museum of Arts & Sciences, 352 South Nova Road, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Back popular demand MOAS is now having two Florida History-Con events each year, featuring a winter and summer edition! Escape the heat and visit the Museum of Arts & Sciences for a great lineup of Florida history presenters. Click here for more information.
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If you need an adult night of laughter or looking for a kid-friendly event – that’s what’s happening in Melbourne in July. Movies, swimming, and comedy shows are on the agenda. Please keep reading for more details, and join our mailing list to get more great posts on What’s Happening Around Work Webb.
Friday, July 8th – Flick -N- Float – Luca
McLarty Park Aquatic Center
790 Barton Blvd, Rockledge, FL
The movie starts at 9 pm
Cool off from those hot summer days and enjoy a movie simultaneously!
Swimming costs $4.00 per person, and the movie is FREE to watch whether you’re in the pool or out on the park lawn. Please bring your chairs and blankets. Tubes are provided for your floating enjoyment. Please no outside flotation devices. Swimming begins at 6:00 pm until the movie is over. The event may be canceled in the event of severe weather.
Click here for more information.
Space Coast Comedy Showcase in Cocoa Village
In Cocoa Village at the Blind Lion
101 Harrison St, Cocoa, FL
Every Thursday, doors open at 6 pm; Show starts at 7:30
Every Thursday Night! See the Space Coast Comedy Showcase hosted by Judd Jones. Judd has performed all over the country and was a regular at Comic Strip Live and Gotham Comedy Club in New York City. Each Thursday, some of the best comics from Florida and all over the Southeast come together for this great show in a great venue, The Blind Lion in Cocoa Village.
Tickets are only $10 and can also be purchased at the door for $15, subject to availability. Click here to grab your tickets today.
How do you know it’s summer here in Daytona Beach, Florida? When the Summer Concert series is back! A packed schedule includes many tribute bands, so pack a chair and grab your tickets. Here are some bands coming up over the next few weeks, including the 4th of July weekend. The best part is general admission is FREE, or you can purchase VIP seating for all of these events by clicking this link.
Friday, July 24th – Carnival of Crue, A Motley Crue Tribute
For over 15 years, this fantastic tribute band has played many large event stages, top venues, fly-in shows to casinos, and more. So expect all the massive hits done right with a band that looks, sounds and rocks like the real thing!
Saturday, July 2nd – Boxer & Southern Cross
These incredible musicians perform as a Simon & Garfunkel and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young tribute band, so there will be loads of fantastic songs. After the show, stay for a colorful fireworks show over the Atlantic you won’t want to miss.
Sunday, July 3rd
The U.S. Bee Gees will do their thing, paying tribute to none other than the Bee Gees. Listen to classics like You Should Be Dancing and Stayin’ Alive all night long!
Monday, July 4th
It’s the Alter Eagles so get ready to rock out to the best Eagles hits. There will be another dazzling firework display after the music ends to celebrate the holiday.
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We can’t believe May is here already, and graduation season is upon us. If you have anyone graduating this year, congratulations! Besides the commencement ceremonies, we found some fun events in Brevard County this month. If you love supporting a great cause or love art and craft fairs, keep reading because we found your plans for the weekend.
Space Coast River Jam, Friday, May 13th, 4 – 10:30 pm
Cocoa Riverfront Park, 401 Riveredge Blvd, Cocoa, FL
Support Children’s Literacy through Music! Spectators from all over the Space Coast and surrounding areas will enjoy live music from 7 great bands, various food trucks, and VIP seating/catering available. Enjoy six hours of great music from seven local bands, food trucks, a cash bar, 50/50 raffle while supporting the Rolling Readers Space Coast non-profit organization providing literacy services to Brevard County Schools. Tickets are $10 for general admission or VIP packages for $75. Click here to order your tickets.
Summer Art & Craft Fair in Historic Cocoa Village
Saturday, May 14th, 10 am – 4 pm & Sunday 10 am – 4 pm
Do you love arts and craft fairs? Then you must put this event on your calendar. There will be over 200 Unique Artists & Crafters! Two days of fabulous Art & Crafts! Fantastic street food and live entertainment throughout the grounds. Free admission! Kid & pet friendly! For more information, call 321-631-9075 or visit this website.
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It’s all about ART and CARS in Melbourne with the 37th Annual Arts Festival AND the Boniface Hiers Car and Truck Show. These two events take place this weekend around our Melbourne location, and they should be a great time. Keep reading for more information on What’s Happening Around Work Webb Melbourne.
2022 Melbourne Art Festival
Saturday, April 23rd & Sunday, 24th, 9 – 5 pm
Wickham Park, 2500 Parkway Drive, Melbourne, Florida
The award-winning annual festival, which draws tens of thousands of art and music lovers, is a vibrant, family-friendly event that promotes and encourages artistic endeavors, education, and appreciation of the arts in Central Florida. This year’s festival will feature over 200 artist booths, live music, kid-friendly activities, a student art competition, sponsor displays, and diverse food and beverage options in a serene park setting with plenty of parking. The 37th Melbourne Art Festival offers FREE admission, FREE parking, FREE children’s activities, and FREE live entertainment throughout the weekend. Click here for more information.
Boniface Hiers Car and Truck Show
Sunday, April 24th – 10 – 2 pm.
Boniface Hiers Chevrolet, 800 S Harbor City Blvd, Melbourne, FL
The show is open to all Cars and Trucks of every year, make and model. There will be music, a 50/50 drawing, food, awards, raffles, and vendors. Registration is $20.00 for all vehicles from 9 am to 1 pm. This event is a JUDGED show. For all questions, please call Bob at 321.948.7553 or email at email@example.com. Click here for more information.
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Happy April! We love that spring is here in Daytona Beach, and it’s wonderful to have events coming back after the two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. Here are a few events around our Daytona Beach location that should be fun if the weather cooperates.
Daytona Beach Inaugural Arts Fest
Saturday, April 9th, 9 – 5 pm
Sunday, April 10th – 10 – 4
Downtown Daytona Beach, Beach Street, Orange Avenue to Bay Street
The Daytona Beach Arts Fest will offer a social experience to view artists’ works and installations, listen to local music, participate in a live painting competition, and more. The Riverfront Shops of Daytona Beach offer a historically beautiful backdrop as you relax, have a drink and eat, and become part of a community with family and friends. Click here to learn more about this event.
Spring Wine Walk
Saturday, April 23rd, 1- 5 pm
The Spring Wine Walk is a great way to get together with friends and family to enjoy a beautiful spring Saturday afternoon in historic Downtown Daytona Beach. Sip, sample, socialize, stroll along Riverfront Park on Beach Street, visit participating merchants, and taste fine wines. Attendees will spend the afternoon walking through unique Downtown Daytona Beach shops and restaurants, visiting different merchants, and enjoying live music while sampling fine red and white wines served by participating merchants.
Advance tickets are $25/person and can be purchased online here through 11:30 pm on Friday, April 22. Tickets will also be available the day of the event at registration points for $30/per person until they sell out. For more information, please visit this website.
Are you looking for a free family-friendly activity this month? Are you a chili fan or a great chili chef who wants to show off your skills for a great cause? Then we found some fun things to do in Melbourne for March just for you.
FREE Cars Under the Stars at Wickham Park featuring Cruella
Friday, Marcy 25, 5-9 pm
Wickham Park Regional Pavilion
Brevard County Parks and Recreation is proud to present Cruella at the FREE Cars Under the Stars Movie in the Park happening in Wickham Park! Audio will be available through the car stereo and external speakers, just like an old-school drive-in. This event is fun for the whole family. Learn more by visiting this link.
Saturday, March 26, 12 – 3 pm
2909 S Harbor City Blvd, Melbourne
We love a good-tasting chili, and if you are the same, consider going to the Inaugural Chili Cook-off at American Legion Post 81 here in Melbourne. Proceeds will benefit the Honoring Veterans Cemetery Project. Only $10 per ticket, and every attendee gets a vote. You’ll earn 1 sample from each of the contestants. If you have a recipe that you think is top-notch, join the competition! Only $25 per entry, but act quick because there are limited spots available! You must go to the American Legion to purchase tickets as a competitor before the event. Learn more about this event by clicking this link.
Spring Break is here, and we are excited about the weather warming up and all the fun things on the calendar this month around our offices. So if you are looking for some fun activities, here are a few events we are looking forward to.
St. Paddy’s Day Block Party, Thursday, Mach 17th, 5 – 10 pm
Downtown Daytona Beach, Beach Street
Daytona’s downtown Irish pub, McK’s Tavern, has celebrated St. Paddy’s Day with all the traditional Irish fare for 25 years. Expanding on their long-standing traditional Irish celebration, Beach Street will be closed to vehicle traffic between International Speedway Boulevard and Orange Avenue to accommodate the block party. This event is free to attend. Click here for more details.
Wine & Cheese Walk, Saturday, March 19, 1 – 5 pm
Downtown Daytona Beach
The Wine & Cheese Walk is a great way to get together with friends and family to enjoy a beautiful spring afternoon in historic Downtown Daytona Beach. Come spend the afternoon strolling through the Riverfront Shops, visiting different merchants, and enjoying live music – all while sampling fine red and white wines and delicious cheese items served by participating merchants. Advance tickets are $20/person and you can purchase online through 11:30 pm on Friday, March 18th. Click here to purchase. Tickets will also be available on the event day for $25 until sold out.
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February is a short month, but some exciting events are going on this last weekend in Melbourne. The weather is supposed to be beautiful, but make sure you check – Florida weather changes on a dime. Here is what’s happening around our Melbourne offices this weekend we think you might enjoy:
Mardi Gras Family Celebration & Tasking Event
Saturday, February 26th, 1-5 pm
Green Gables at Historic Riverview Village
1501 South Harbor City Blvd, Melbourne, Fl
Stroll the ‘streets of New Orleans” at this family celebration and tasting event! Free admission for live music, kid’s crafts and contests, Mardi Gras tattoos, and more. An exciting King Cake eating contest for adults ($5 entry fee) with a BIG trophy for the winner! Raffles too! Pay just $25 for a tasting ticket and sample seven different amazing Cajun /New Orleans foods like jambalaya, beignets, Cajun pasta, etouffee, and more. Tour historic Green Gables for a $10 donation ( this tour is included free with the purchase of a tasting ticket), all this and support the Historic treasure, Green Gables!
Click here for ticket information.
A. Max Brewer Bridge Back to the ’80s 5K
Saturday, February 26th, 6 – 8 pm
A. Max Brewer Bridge at Sand Point Park, Titusville, FL
Sculptor Charter Schools “Back to the 80’s” 5K includes a custom collectible T-shirt and FINISHER MEDALS for the first 600 runners to cross the finish line! So come out and join this “totally awesome” race with family & friends while participating in our 12th Annual A. Max Brewer Bridge 5K! The race starts at 6:00 pm, rain or shine! Each registered 5K participant is given automatic entry into our Door prize drawings. Both runners and spectators are invited to enjoy the Food Truck Palooza from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm with over ten local food trucks! So come out and join the FUN!
Click here to register:
For many, February is all about the Super Bowl and Valentine’s Day, but for us here at Work Webb, this month is about beer, bacon, and chocolate. Nothing against the big game and celebrating love, but when two events put three of your favorite things together, we get excited. Here are the details of these annual events:
11TH Annual Wine & Chocolate Walk
Saturday, February 12, 2022 – 1pm to 5pm
The Wine & Chocolate Walk is a popular event for locals and visitors alike. Celebrating its 11th anniversary, the Wine & Chocolate Walk has become a yearly tradition. Landing just before Valentine’s Day, there’s just something magical about the combination of wine, chocolate, and February!
Get your tickets here before they sell out.
4th Annual Beer & Bacon Festival
Saturday, February 26, 1-5 pm
The Riverfront Shops of Daytona merchants will serve up a variety of craft beer tastings. Unique bacon snacks will be sold separately ($3-$5 each) at each stop. Come enjoy craft beer, savory bacon, live music, art, and more while strolling the downtown shops, bars, and restaurants. Another perfect day in Downtown Daytona Beach!! Tickets are limited! Advance tickets are $20/person and will be available online through 11:30 PM Friday, February 25, and $25/person day of the event.
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We search community calendars to find events to feature near our offices for our What’s Happening blog series, and we are thrilled about two going on this weekend in Melbourne. The weather is not typical for Florida, and another cold front is supposed to arrive this weekend, but bundling up to help raise money for needy children and visiting a renaissance fair are two events worth dressing warm for this weekend.
Saturday, January 29, 2022, 24th Annual Tooth Trot
Here at Work Webb, we love giving back to the community paying it forward where we can, and the 24th Annual Tooth Trot going on this weekend is an annual fundraiser that helps raise funds to provide free oral care to needy children in Brevard County. This event is part of the Give Kids a Smile (GKAS) program and the Run For The Kids Race Challenge. Click here to learn more about this event and register for the race to provide dental health education supplies, as well as toothbrushes and toothpaste, for the children and their families.
Saturday & Sunday, January 29 – 30 2022, Brevard Renaissance Fair – Heroes of the Realm
Gather one and all for the 7th season of the Brevard Renaissance Fair in the Forest of Wickham Park in Melbourne, Florida.
An entire cast of colorful characters fills the lands with music, dancing, and more. With over 100 stage shows daily, varieties of foods and treats, and numerous artisan merchants with handcrafted wares, the Brevard Renaissance Fair invites guests to immerse themselves in a unique experience of History and Fantasy!
Click here for more information and tickets.
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The month of January is not only a little colder for us Floridians; it is also packed with fun events that include music, chili, and beer. The cold weather usually shows up for just a few days (today being one of them, brrr), so watch the climate if you plan on attending one of the outdoor events we are featuring in this post. Here is what’s happening around Daytona Beach Work Webb this month:
Saturday, January 22nd, 8 pm
Little Feat By Request, The Peabody Auditorium
The Peabody Auditorium is not located near the office, but in Daytona Beach, it has a rich entertainment history and is an excellent venue. They fill their schedule with all types of performances, so please visit their website to learn more. This month, we are featuring a concert in this post – the Little Feat by Request Tour. Little Feat fuses a broad span of styles and genres into something utterly distinctive. A mix of California rock, funk, folk, jazz, country, rockabilly, New Orleans swamp boogie, and more stirred into a rich gumbo that can only be Little Feat. You can purchase tickets here.
Saturday, from 1-5 pm January 29
Chili & Brew, Historic Downtown Daytona Beach
Chili & Brew is a great way to get together with friends and family to enjoy a beautiful Saturday afternoon in historic Downtown Daytona Beach.
During this progressive chili tasting event, attendees that purchase a Chili & Brew passport will visit each participating host site at their leisure and sample each host’s featured chili. Chili & Brew passports will list the participating merchants and names of their featured chili. Craft beer is sold separately.
Stroll through the Downtown Daytona Beach shops and restaurants and enjoy live music, all while sampling tasty chilis. Tickets are limited so purchase them today! Advance tickets are $15/person through 11:30 pm Friday, January 28, 2022. On the day of the event, tickets are $20 until sold out. All attendees must register to receive their spoons and passports. Visit this site to purchase tickets and read the COVID protocols.
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As you gather with friends and family for the holidays, you may want to get out to explore. There is always something happening in Daytona Beach, and this is one of the many reasons we love where we live and work. So if you are hosting this year or traveling to this area, here are two family-friendly events you might want to put on your calendar.
Magic of Lights
Daytona International Speedway
runs to January 1st, Sunday – Saturday 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Magic of Lights is a dazzling, drive-through holiday lights experience featuring favorite holiday scenes and characters of the season using the latest LED technology and digital animations. Experience Magic of Lights from the comfort and safety of your car as you wind through the sparkling path of Daytona’s favorite holiday tradition. One carload, one price. Magic of Lights is a great family entertainment value, and every ticket to Magic of Lights benefits AdventHealth facilities through Volusia and Flagler counties. Purchase tickets here.
Downtown Daytona Nights Food Truck Rally
Magnolia Ave, Daytona Beach
December 17th, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Rally for the weekend at this family-friendly event on Magnolia Avenue in historic Downtown Daytona Beach! Enjoy live music, food trucks, and Downtown restaurants. Plenty of free parking is available.
May this holiday season bring enormous happiness and peace to your life. Have a Happy Holiday.
Welcome, December. It’s the time of year where there seem to be not enough hours in the day to complete our holiday to-do lists. Reduce your stress by taking a break and doing something fun with your loved ones. We enjoy the holiday season, and there are some fun events in Melbourne in December. There are farmer’s markets, parades, carriage rides to see the holiday decorations, and much more. Here are a few events that sound like fun:
Downtown Melbourne Farmers Market at Riverview Park
December 11th & 18th @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
See the fresh local foods, bakery, specialty foods, food trucks, local artisans & crafters in abundance on December 11 & 18th. In addition, you can enjoy shopping in our pet-friendly park, huge playground, green space, river views, outdoor shopping & eating.
29th Annual Melbourne Light Parade
December 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
1300 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 1300 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd., Melbourne, FL
The Melbourne Light Parade is a lighted night street parade bringing Businesses, Community Groups, Churches, Schools, and more together to celebrate the joys and wonders of the Holiday Season; The Melbourne Light Parade helps the less fortunate families in Brevard County. We ask that spectators bring a new unwrapped toy, nonperishable food item, or bag of dog or cat food with them. These gifts will be collected on the first float.
Space Coast Light Fest Carriage Rides, Wickham Park Melbourne, FL
December, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays @ 6:15 pm – 8:45 pm
The Space Coast Light Fest is a community event run by the youth and volunteers of the Boy Scouts of America in the Central Florida Council. Enjoy some Christmas magic as you ride through the beautiful lights on a private carriage ride for up to four adults or two adults and three children. It is a family-oriented celebration featuring shimmering lights and dazzling animated displays. Please visit this link for more information and to purchase tickets.
Can you believe Thanksgiving is next week? We can’t. If you are hosting this year and are looking for events to entertain guests or burn off some calories (or both) before the big meal, here are two events near our Melbourne, Florida offices:
Eau Gallie Art Festival 2021 –Saturday, November 20th – Sunday, November 21st, 10 AM – 5 PM
Eau Gallie Fine Art Festival is an extraordinary experience for the entire family. The community-oriented event features artists. All along Highland Avenue and St. Clair St., artists work en plein air. ‘Plein air’ is a term derived from the French phrase en plein air, which literally means “in the open air.” What makes ArtWorks unique is that all artists are encouraged to demonstrate during the two-day festival. Click here for more information.
Space Coast Turkey Trot 5K – November 25 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am
Turkey Trot 5K on Thanksgiving Day at the Front Street Civic Center at the base of the Melbourne Causeway on Rt. 192. Make it a family tradition! This race benefits WestShore Jr/Sr High PTA and Fantastic 4-H. Please note – Due to the construction of the railway bridge above Melbourne Avenue, the City of Melbourne prohibited the course on Melbourne Avenue this year. Therefore, the 5K will go over the causeway and back and unfortunately, there will not be a 10K this year.
Click here for more information.
What’s happening in November around Daytona Beach Work Webb are some great outdoor events if you enjoy this cooler weather and are looking for outdoor activities.
November 19th 5 to 9 – Food Truck Rally
The November 19th Food Truck Rally will have live music, plenty of free parking behind the Riverfront Shops and downtown restaurants will be open. Food Truck Rallies are family-friendly events and open to the public.
November 20th 1 to 5 pm – November Wine Walk Downtown Daytona Beach
Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon in beautiful downtown Daytona. Sip, sample, and stroll along Riverfront Park on Beach Street visiting participating merchants and tasting fine wines.
Attendees will spend the afternoon strolling through unique Downtown Daytona Beach shops visiting different merchants and enjoying live music all while sampling fine red and white wines served by participating merchants. Advance tickets are $25/person and can be purchased online at Nov-Wine-Walk.Eventbrite.com through 11:30 PM on Friday, November 19th. Tickets will also be available the day of the event at registration points for $30/person until sell out.
November 27th – Halifax Historical Museum Rod Show 3 – 11 pm
If you enjoy classic cars, then you do not want to miss the Halifax Historical Museum Rod Show. Car owners, bring your classic, pre-war, custom, pro street, muscle car, vintage auto, and antique motorcycles to this awesome event! Located on Beach Street from Orange Ave North to International Speedway Blvd.
Happy Friday, everyone! Are you a fan of jazz, wine, Pink Floyd, arts and crafts? Then you are reading the right blog post. In this what’s happening in Melbourne post, we have gathered the information on some fantastic events taking place this weekend to help you make plans.
Brevard Jazz & Wine Festival
Saturday, October 23rd, doors open at 10:30 am
Holiday Inn Express, Space Coast Convention Center, 301 Tucker Lane, Cocoa, FL 32926
This event promises to be the perfect evening for all jazz and wine enthusiasts. The Jazz and Wine Festival will incorporate an indoor and outdoor venue. Indoors will be for those who choose to watch the festival on the ‘big screen,’ and outdoors will be for those who choose to watch it live (upfront and personal). All seating is first-come, first-seated. The idea is to bring your lawn chair for the outside seating and find a suitable location. Remember, the ‘early bird’ gets the best seating! Pricing is $40 for general admission; $55 for VIP Outdoor Admission and $65 VIP Indoor/Outdoor Admission (see ad for details). The location will be the. Visit their website for more information.
Melbourne Fall Art and Craft Expo
Saturday, October 23, 10 am – 5 pm & Sunday, October 24, 10 am – 4 pm
Wickham Park, 2500 Parkway Drive, Melbourne, Fl
This expo is a unique mecca! Enjoy over 250 arts & crafts booths with one-of-a-kind handmade creativity and inspiration. Enjoy live music, food, adult beverages, and the FREE kid’s zone! An event for the entire family! Click here for more information
Party on the Patio
Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts
3865 North Wickham Road, Melbourne, Fl
For over 15 years, The King Center has hosted The Classic Albums Live with Picnic on the Patio, and the show Saturday, October 23rd, is Pink Floyd: The Dark Side of the Moon, starting at 8 pm. Classic Albums Live takes classic albums and recreates them live on stage – note for note, cut for cut. Click here for tickets.
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For the October post in our What’s Happening Daytona Beach blog series, the calendar has lots of events going on, and we picked a few that include some of our favorite things – beer, food, muscle cars, and Halloween costumes.
October Food Truck Rally
Rally for the weekend at this family-friendly event on Magnolia Avenue in historic Downtown Daytona Beach! Come enjoy live music, food trucks, and Downtown restaurants. Plenty of free parking is available. Join the fun Friday, October 22 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.!
Daytona Beach Oktoberfest
The Riverfront Shops of Daytona Beach are hosting the Oktoberfest block party on Beach Street at Magnolia Avenue on Saturday, October 23 from 5 PM to 10 PM. The event is free and open to the public. The Daytona Beach Oktoberfest will offer authentic German food like bratwurst, sauerkraut, and Bavarian pretzels, live music entertainment by The Swinging Bavarians, food trucks, and everybody’s favorite adult beverage – beer. Lots of beer!
Museum of Arts & Sciences American Muscle Car Show
The muscle car is one of the most significant innovations ever created by American vehicle manufacturers. Throughout their over 70-year history, starting in the late 1940s and continuing into today, muscle cars have cemented their place as a central piece of American culture. Join us in the front parking lot at the Museum of Arts & Sciences for an amazing display of American Muscle in the form of vintage cars and trucks. DJ Frank Roberts will be spinning music from the 50s and 60s while you hob knob among some of America’s greatest road machines. Admission: Muscle Car Show is free to the public. Museum entry is standard pricing.
Farmer’s Market Fall Festival
Families, friends, pets – put on your Halloween costumes for free digital portraits by a professional photographer at the Downtown Farmers’ Market’s Fall Festival! Also, look for the free trick-or-treat goodies, a Pumpkin Giveaway (first-come-first-serve), and more. Join the fun on Magnolia Avenue on Saturday, October 23rd from 9 a.m. to Noon!
There is a lot to do near the Work Webb offices in Melbourne, Florida, and we are excited to start up the “What’s Happening” blog series highlighting some events we think our readers might enjoy.
Music on the Deck
Enjoy live music every Friday night at Surfside Grill & Adventures located at Surfside Grill & Adventures – Sebastian Inlet State Park 9700 S. Hwy A1A, Melbourne Beach. The fun runs from 5-8 pm. Click here for more information on this lively event
2021 Turtle Krawl
The Turtle Krawl is the largest 5k race in Brevard County. On September 11, 2021, see what all the hype is about. Participants will receive beautiful Turtle Krawl tech shirts (guaranteed for the first 2000 registrants only) in addition to several other race day amenities. Click this link to sign up.
Melbourne Municipal Band Concert
If you have missed the performances from the Melbourne Municipal Band, then you are in luck. On September 22, starting at 6:30 pm, they will perform their first concert back after the pandemic! They are performing at the Melbourne Auditorium located at 625 Hibiscus Blvd East in Melbourne. The pre-show starts at 6:30 by the Rock & Roll Revue featuring Len Fallen and the Swingtimers Vocal Trio. Any questions: Call the MMB office at 321-724-0555.
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It has been a long time since we have posted in our “What’s Happening” blog series, and it feels good to begin this series again with what’s happening around Work Webb Daytona Beach. We encourage people to be safe and enjoy the outdoors at both of these events in August in Downtown Daytona Beach.
Downtown Daytona Nights Food Truck Rally
The Food Truck Rally is on Friday, August 20thm from 5 PM to 9 PM on Magnolia Avenue in downtown Daytona Beach. Food Truck Rallies are family-friendly events and open to the public. The Rally will have live music, plenty of free parking behind the Riverfront Shops, and downtown restaurants will be open. The Downtown Daytona Nights Food Truck Rally is sponsored by the Downtown Development Authority and Riverfront Shops of Daytona Beach.
Daytona Tortugas host the Palm Beach Cardinals August 17 – 22
Get your tickets today to see our own ‘Tugas take on the Cardinals in this series. It will be a Breast Cancer Awareness Night on Tuesday 8/17, presented by Radiology Associates Imaging, as Daytona players and coaches will don special pink-tinted uniforms to mark the occasion. Doors open at 6:50 and you can purchase tickets by calling the Tortugas’ Ticket Office at (386) 257-3172 or online here.
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