There’s a lot to do in the Daytona Beach area! You could always spend tons of money for certain attractions, but why not focus on free activities? You can’t beat free! Here are 5 Free Things To Do In Daytona Beach:
1 – Ormond Bicentennial Park
1800 Ocean Shore Blvd., Ormond Beach
This park stretches from the Atlantic Ocean to the Halifax River and covers five ecological systems. It features tennis and racquetball courts, a softball field, a fishing pier, an exercise trail, and picnicking facilities. Admission is free, and the park is open daily from sunrise to sunset.
2 – Friends of the Bandshell Concert Series
Daytona Beach Oceanfront Bandshell, Daytona Beach
This free seasonal concert series is held May – September each Saturday beginning at 7:15 p.m. The concerts are held at the oceanfront, historic 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.
3 – Sun Splash Park
South Atlantic Ave. and Revilo Blvd., Daytona Beach. This oceanfront park features an interactive water fountain, decorative walkways, a shaded playground, volleyball courts, picnic areas, restrooms, outdoor showers, two beach access ramps and a Coca-Cola sponsored “cool zone.” The four-acre facility also provides free, off-beach parking. Open sunrise to sunset.
4 – Southeast Museum of Photography
Daytona State College
1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
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. Offering free admission, the museum is open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 1 – 5 p.m. June, July and December hours, 12 – 4 p.m. Closed on: Mondays; December 17th – January 11th for winter recess; Daytona 500 weekend; Daytona State College’s Spring Break; July 4th; Thanksgiving weekend and summer recess from July 31st – August 17th.
5 – The Casements
25 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach, FL
Formerly the winter home of multi-millionaire John D. Rockefeller, The Casements now serves as the City of Ormond Beach’s cultural center and museum containing art and historical exhibits. Free tours of the Rockefeller period rooms and other exhibits are offered 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday and 10 -11:30 a.m., Saturday.