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Parks, Recreation and Culture

Family FishingWhether you want to take a nature walk, see historic sites, learn more about the environment, or take part in cultural opportunities, Volusia County has it all. You also can boat, fish, camp, observe wildlife in its natural habitat, sunbathe and participate in active recreational activities in Volusia County.

Our programs and facilities incorporate a theme that embraces environmental, cultural, heritage and outdoor (ECHO) activities and sites.

Art and culture

Volusia County is famed for its miles of beaches, lazy rivers, unsurpassable weather, its forests, quiet towns and sparkling resorts.

Attractions

Volusia County has three popular attractions that highlight the area's history and ecology.

Land Management

Land Management is responsible for the management, enhancement and restoration of approximately 38,000 acres in Volusia County.

Parks and trails

Volusia County is blessed with some of the most beautiful parks and trails in the Southeast.

Recreational programs

Children, teens and adults can have fun and get fit with activities sponsored by Volusia County’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Division.

Sports Volusia

Your one-stop sports event planning resource. View a listing of all the sporting facilities in Volusia County, find an activity or plan your own on SportsVolusia.com.

Upcoming events

Cultural Council of Volusia County

November 22 @9:00 am to 11:00 am
The Cultural Council of Volusia County will meet at 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at Arts on Douglas, 123 Douglas St., New Smyrna Beach. Members will review the arts license plate fund and recent awards and receive an update on renovation work being done at Daytona International Airport and its con...

Holiday tea at DeBary Hall

December 5 @11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Experience the elegance of a traditional Victorian afternoon tea with samplings, etiquette lessons and house tour at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd., DeBary. Guests may sample two teas as hostesses dressed in Victorian clothing describe the history o...

Breakfast with Santa

December 7 @9:00 am to 11:00 am
Kick off the holiday season by feasting on pancakes with Santa Claus. Families are invited to have breakfast with Santa at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, in DeBary Hall Historic Site’s stable, 198 Sunrise Blvd., DeBary. Breakfast will include pancakes, bacon, fruit, coffee and juice. Afterward, Sa...

DeBary Kids Corner

December 20 @11:00 am to 11:45 am
Children are invited to DeBary Hall Historic Site to hear a story and do a related activity at 11 a.m. on the third Friday of each month. DeBary Kids Corner is a free story time program designed to teach children about the art of storytelling and expand their knowledge on a variety of t...

Historic Preservation Board

January 22 @3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Volusia County’s Historic Preservation Board will meet at the Seville School Community Resource Center, 1591 U.S. 17, Seville. The meeting is open to the public.  The Historic Preservation Board is appointed by the Volusia County Council to issue certificates of designation for eligible hi...

Historic Preservation Board

March 26 @3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Members will meet at the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse, 4931 S. Peninsula Drive, Ponce Inlet. While the meeting is open to the public, visitors must pay an admission charge to the lighthouse and grounds. The board is appointed by the Volusia County Council to issue certificates of designation fo...

Historic Preservation Board

May 28 @3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Volusia County’s Historic Preservation Board will meet at the Museum of Arts & Sciences, 352 S. Nova Road, Daytona Beach Regular price admission applies for museum exhibits. The meeting is open to the public.  The Historic Preservation Board is appointed by the Volusia County Council to is...

Historic Preservation Board

July 23 @3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Volusia County’s Historic Preservation Board will meet in the first-floor training room of the Thomas C. Kelley Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand. The meeting is open to the public.  The Historic Preservation Board is appointed by the Volusia County Council to issue certif...

Historic Preservation Board

September 24 @3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Volusia County’s Historic Preservation Board will meet in the first-floor training room of the Thomas C. Kelley Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand. The meeting is open to the public.  The Historic Preservation Board is appointed by the Volusia County Council to issue certif...

Historic Preservation Board

December 17 @3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Volusia County’s Historic Preservation Board will meet in the county council chambers of the Thomas C. Kelley Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand. The meeting is open to the public.  The Historic Preservation Board is appointed by the Volusia County Council to issue certific...

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