Five Free Things to Do in Daytona Beach
There’s a lot to do in the Daytona Beach area on a regular basis Whether it’s merely a day at the beach or an action attraction, the destination offers value after value. Here is a list of FREE things to do around our offices.
Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory Tour
154 South Beach St., Daytona Beach, 1.800.969.2634
Located in the historic Riverfront Shops right down from our offices, Angell & Phelps Chocolates has been a Daytona Beach tradition since 1925. Take a free, guided, 30-minute tour through the chocolate-making process. Tours begin at 10 and 11 a.m., and 1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m. each Monday through Saturday.
Friends of the Bandshell Concert Series
Daytona Beach Oceanfront Bandshell, Daytona Beach, 386.947.8007
This free seasonal concert series is held May – September each Saturday beginning at 7:15 p.m. The concerts are held at the oceanfront, historical coquina bandshell and feature a variety of musical styles including jazz, rock, swing, country, big band, and Latin music. Be sure to stick around for the free fireworks show at 9:45 p.m. Bring along a beach chair or rent one at the facility.
Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation Home & Gravesite
640 Mary McLeod-Bethune Blvd., Daytona Beach, 386.481.2122
Bethune-Cookman University is one of the most abundant resources of African-American historical and cultural exhibits in Florida. Bethune’s home, located on the university’s campus, serves as the headquarters of the Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation. Free, guided tours are available by appointment.
Southeast Museum of Photography
Daytona State College, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, 386.506.4475
The Southeast Museum of Photography is one of only 12 specialized museums of its kind in the United States, and one of fewer than 30 throughout the world. The museum is Florida’s official museum of photography. Free admission. Check the website for hours.
611 S. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach.
This oceanfront park features decorative walkways, a shaded playground, picnic areas, restrooms, outdoor showers and two beach access ramps. The four-acre facility also provides free, off-beach parking. Open sunrise to sunset.
Daytona Beach has much more to offer residents as well as vacationers. Follow our blog as a source of what is happening around our offices as well as in our town.