09/02/2014

The Spectacular Wings and Waves Airshow Returns to Daytona Beach

USAF_Thunderbirds

The Wings and Waves Air Show presented by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University returns to Daytona Beach October 11th & 12th.  This performance will take place over the Atlantic Ocean centered in front of the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort, a proud sponsor of the Wings and Waves 2014 Airshow. 

The professionalism and pride of the United States Air Force Thunderbirds can’t be missed as they headline this year’s Wings and Waves Airshow. From the Firebirds Xtreme to the Lucas Oil Skydivers and on to Screamin’ Sasquatch Jet Waco, with fourteen different performers in all and so many different acts it’s sure to be a crowd pleaser.  

 

Wings and Waves Air Show Wings
October 11th – 12th, 2014
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort
Free Admission

Come find a seat on the beautiful white sand of The World’s Most Famous Beach and watch in awe as this amazing airshow leaves you gasping in wonder. For more information visit the official Wings and Waves Airshow website

The Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort invites you to book your stay with us for this spectacular event where you can witness these amazing stunts from the beach in front of our hotel or from your guest room here at our hotel.  For more information on our hotel or on our packages and specials please visit our website or call 386-254-8200.

Image Credit: Wings and Waves Airshow

08/26/2014

It’s that time of year again - Time to ride into town for the Daytona Beach 2014 Biketoberfest!

Biketoberfest

“Four wheels move the body. Two wheels move the soul.”

The fall is a great time of the year to be in Daytona Beach and Biketoberfest is a yearly event not to be missed.  Taking place October 16th through 19th in various locations in Daytona Beach you’ll enjoy live music, vendors, parties and more fun than you can handle in these three days.  Let’s not forget the AHRMA Road Racing pros competing at Daytona International Speedway, charity rides and of course riding on Daytona Beach’s white sand itself.  Biketoberfest

The Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort located directly on The World’s Most Famous Beach is  your perfect place to stay when traveling to town for an event such as this.  Our bike friendly hotel offers a special Biketoberfest package. With this package you'll receive:

  • One covered bike parking
  • One buy one get one free breakfast buffet

If you haven’t visited us yet, information on our resort can be found on our website or by calling us at 888-716-4384.

Image Credits: Biketoberfest

08/18/2014

What an Awesome Weekend – the Daytona Blues Festival & the Wings & Waves Airshow!

   

Get ready, it’s coming back, time to get your move and groove on.  The Daytona Blues Festival will be held on October 10th, 11th and 12th at Jackie Robinson Field. 

The Daytona Blues Festival, Inc. began in 2009.  Its purpose was to develop an annual weekend of blues music which in turn would generate proceeds that could be used to offer health initiatives to women and children in Volusia County. The festival is run solely by volunteers with all proceeds funding these health services.

The lineup is huge from names like Ghost Town Blues Band on Friday to Davina and the Vagabonds on Saturday and Katy Guillen and the Girls on Sunday with many more in between.  The complete lineup as well as all the artists’ bios can be found on the Daytona Blues Festival website. Tickets can be purchased online too but don’t wait too long, the early bird ticket pricing ends on September first. 

The Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort located right on The World’s Most Famous Beach and only 2.3 miles from Jackie Robinson Ballpark is offering a special DBF Deal for guests who are booking accommodations to either perform at or attend the Daytona Blues Festival. This special includes:

  • $399 prepaid/non-refundable plus tax Friday, Saturday  & Sunday nights October 10-12. 
  • One room with 1 king bed or 2 queen beds.
  • Mention “DAYTONA BLUES FESTIVAL RATE” at time of booking.

WingsThis same weekend the Wings and Waves Airshow will take place on October 11th – 12th over the Daytona Beach shoreline centered in front of the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort.  This free show begins at 11:30 am and admission is free.

The Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort is your perfect place to stay when traveling to town for events such as these. If you haven’t visited us yet, information on our resort can be found on our website or by calling us at 888-716-4384.

08/12/2014

Win a Two-night Hotel Stay - Relive your Favorite Captured Moment - #HiltonStory Contest

Hilton Daytona Beach

Each week, the best photo and story will win a two-night hotel stay at any Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in the world during Hilton’s new social media campaign, "Our Stage. Your Story”.

This contest will run now through October 26th 2014 and you may enter your photo memories by posting them either on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.  

#HiltonStory is your chance to share the highlights of your travels with the world and hopefully win a chance to make some more travel memories with Hilton while you’re at it. 

Hilton will be creating YouTube videos that feature all the beautiful and inspiring photos from the travels that are submitted to #HiltonStory. 

This contest is only open to residents of the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Mexico but Hilton is asking travelers from all over the globe to submit their story as it could end up being featured on one of the YouTube videos. 

Once a week, random entries will be selected from the #HiltonStory participants to receive an exclusive Hilton x Casetify collection phonecase, featuring Hilton's #HiltonStory imagery. These limited-edition #HiltonStory phone cases will also be sold on Casetify's website, www.casetify.com/hiltonhotels for a limited time.  

The Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort located on The World’s Most Famous Beach encourages all our guests to enter the #HiltonStory contest with their beautiful memory shots from our resort or any other Hilton Hotel. 

If you haven’t visited us yet, information on our resort along with specials and packages to help you save on your stay can be found on our website or by calling us at 888-716-4384.  We hope to see you soon!

Good luck to all participants in the #HiltonStory contest!

08/05/2014

Don’t miss the first ever Red Bull Rallycross at Daytona International Speedway!

 

Red bull Motorcross

For the first time ever the Daytona International Speedway will host the Red Bull Global Rallycross on August 22nd through 23rd

As production models with significant improvements to the engine as well as other components, these Rallycross cars are improved to racing spec and are made to compete.

Some of the most talented athletes in the world of action sports will represent the Rallycross drivers.  From motorcross to BMX and skateboarding too, these legendary careers are bringing a diverse and talented show that you won’t want to miss. 

Here’s the Red Bull Global Rallycross Schedule of Events:

Friday, August 22    
8:00  am                           SuperCar & Lites paddock opens
10:00 am – 11:00 am    SuperCar & Lites autograph session
12:00 pm – 12:50 pm    SuperCar practice
1:00  pm – 1:35 pm        Lites practice
1:45 pm – 2:45 pm         SuperCar final practice
2:55 pm – 3:30 pm        Lites final practice
3:45 pm – 4:20 pm        SuperCar qualifying
4:30 pm – 4:50 pm        Lites qualifying
5:10 pm – 5:45 pm        SuperCar heats 1A – 1C
5:55 pm –  6:20 pm       Lites heats 1A & 1B
6:30 pm – 7:05 pm       SuperCar heats 2A – 2C
     
Saturday, August 23    
8:00 am                            SuperCar & Lites paddock opens
11:00 am – 11:15 am      Lites driver introductions
11:15 am – 11:30 am      Lites heats 2A & 2B
11:30 am – 12:00 pm    SuperCar driver introductions
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm    SuperCar semifinals 1A & 1B
12:40 pm – 12:55 pm    Lites LCQ
1:05  pm – 1:20 pm        SuperCar LCQ
1:35  pm – 1:50 pm        Lites Final
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm        SuperCar Final
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm        SuperCar Medals
2:45 pm – 3:00 pm       GRC LITES Medals & Interviews
3:30 pm                           Autograph Session in Paddock at Haulers

The Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort located on The World’s Most Famous Beach is less than five miles from Daytona International Speedway.  It’s the perfect place to stay when traveling to town for an event such as this. 

More information on our resort along with specials and packages to help you save on your stay can be found on our website or call us at 888-716-4384.

07/29/2014

Opal Network Alliance Expo for Women is headed to Daytona Beach!

Opal Womens Alliance

America's Multicultural Conference & Expo for Women is coming to Daytona Beach! This multicultural forum which has been introduced to not only empower women but enhance their ability for success is an event not to be missed.  Women’s concerns are addressed providing practical solutions for all the challenges a woman may face in today’s society.  Topics such as financial stability, health, wellness, domestic violence and much more are all subjects of discussion. 

This powerful and meaningful event is scheduled to take place at the Ocean Center on September 19th.  Registration can be done online at Opal Network Alliance.  The following is the tentative conference agenda:

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.         Registration & Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.         Greetings &                                                                                                                                   Understating Multiculturalism
8:15 a.m. – 9:05 a.m.        Strategies for Fiscal Fitness & Growth                           OPAL Womens Alliance                                                               OR Entrepreneurship
9:10 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.       Time Management OR
                                              Reinventing Yourself
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.     Networking Refreshment Break
10:15 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.     Leadership OR
                                              Public Speaking
11:10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.     Power of Good Networking OR
                                              Building a Relationship
12:05 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.       Keynoted Luncheon Theme
                                             “Beyond Survival…to Thrive!”
1:25 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.         Panel Discussion –
                                             “National & Statewide Political
                                              Decisions that Impact Women” OR
                                              Self Esteem OR Your Money Opal Womens Alliance
2:20 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.        Entrepreneurship OR
                                             Overcoming Gender Inequities OR
                                             Mental Health Alert
3:10 p.m. – 3:25 p.m.        Networking Refreshment Break
3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.       Panel Discussion – Cultural Health –
                                            Pay Attention to Your Body and
                                            Nutrition & Fitness OR
                                            Domestic Violence OR Leadership
4:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.       Q & A Cultural Health Session OR
                                            Faith, Inspiration & Relaxation OR
                                            Write Your Book!
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.      Networking Ice Cream Social

The Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort located on The World’s Most Famous Beach and across the street from the Ocean Center is your perfect place to stay when traveling to town for an event such as this.  Join us after in one of our seven restaurants or bars for a delicious dinner and a relaxing drink or top off this amazing eventful day with a treatment at our spa

More information on our resort along with specials and packages to help you save on your stay can be found on our website or call us at 888-716-4384. 

Image Credits: Opal Network Alliance

07/22/2014

Come to Doc Bales’ Grill for the Best Sunday Brunch in Daytona Beach!

Daytona Beach Bufet

We think we just may have the upper hand on the brunch business.  Doc Bales’ Grill has just recently begun their Sunday Brunch.  The motto is, to say we are the best Sunday brunch in Daytona Beach means we need to be the best.  The food speaks for itself.  From New York Strip Loin to sautéing pasta dishes and omelets made to order, everything your little heart desires and more can be found here.  And all of this is topped off with unbelievable and amazing desserts. 

 Every Sunday Daytona Beach Buffet

 From 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

 Cost is $24.95

 One Bloody Mary or Mimosa FREE                

Complimentary Valet

Stop by Doc Bales’ Grill located inside the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort this Sunday and experience the best Sunday brunch in Daytona Beach. 

The Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort is the perfect place to spend your summer vacation.  Located on The World’s Most Famous Beach in the Ocean Walk Village with neighbors like the Daytona Beach Boardwalk and Daytona Lagoon, there are more than enough things to do to keep you and your family pleasantly busy.  Review our website for more information on our hotel or call 386-254-8200.

07/15/2014

Looking for things to do in Florida? Capture the Amazing Views at Florida’s Tallest Lighthouse!

Ponce de Leon Lighthouse

Whether you are a history buff, a photographer, or just love a great view, the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum is a must whether you are a newcomer to the area or a resident. If you are looking for things to do in Florida get ready for a step back in time at one of the most historic and authentic light stations in the country. 

It all began in March of 1883 as the Mosquito Inlet Lighthouse and even though it had a tragic start when the chief engineer and three others drowned during the beginning of construction, it progressed forward with its completion in 1886 and the first lighting of the kerosene lamp on November 1, 1887 which could be seen from 20 miles out at sea.    

This tallest lighthouse in Florida, and one of the tallest in the country at 175 feet, is located 10 miles south of Daytona Beach and is open year round.  Climbing 203 steps to the top will bring you to the most amazing and unforgettable views. 

Here are some of the upcoming events being held at the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse: 

August 7th Ponce de leon Lighthouse 2
National Lighthouse Day

August 10th
Spirit of 45 Day

August 16th
Amateur Radio Day

Monthly
Climb to the Moon – Sunset/Moonrise private tour

The Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort located right on The World’s Most Famous Beach and within the Ocean Walk Village is your perfect summer vacation travel destination.  If you are looking for a vacation with lots of things to do in Florida, we’ve got free concerts at the Daytona Beach Bandshell and fun in the sun at the Daytona Beach Boardwalk and Daytona Lagoon, and don’t forget about the tallest lighthouse too.  Everything needed to please all ages and interests is right here. 

More information on the Hilton Daytona Oceanfront Resort can be found on our website.  Reservations may be made online or by calling 386-254-8200.

Image Credits: Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse

07/08/2014

Get Ready - Clean up the Old & Get Ready to Buy the New - the Daytona Boat Show is Coming Back!

Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort

Central Atlantic’s Premier Boat Show, the Daytona Boat Show will be held Friday, September 5th through Sunday September 7th at the Ocean Center.   Show times are Friday and Saturday from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm and Sunday from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. 

This year the boat show is going to be bigger than ever with seven of the best boat dealers in central Florida who will be representing over 30 different manufacturers.  Here you will be able to find the newest and best in fishing boats, pontoon boats, cruisers and many more along with all your up to date marine electronics and accessories.  Daytona Boat Show

Admissions at the door for this event is $7 for adults, $4 for Seniors 60+ and children 12 and under are free.  Tickets can be purchased in advance online on the Daytona Boat Show website.  The Daytona Boat Show is owned and operated by The Marine Industry Association of Central Florida, a non-profit trade. 

Remember to look for the “Design for the Environment” label and be assured that the products you are purchasing are EPA-certified.  

The Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort located within the Ocean Walk Village and across from the Ocean Center is your perfect place to stay while in town for this great event.  Join us for dinner and drinks, cool off in the pool and relax in one of our ocean view rooms after the show.  Florida residents check out our special package on our website. 

 We hope to see you here!

Image Logo Credit: The Marine Industry Association

07/01/2014

Don’t Let your Game Suffer when Vacationing this Summer, Hit the Daytona Beach Golf Courses

Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort

With the perfect weather conditions here and Florida’s being one of the fastest growing golf destinations, there is no reason not to continue your game while vacationing here.  In fact people are flocking to the area just for the game.   

Check out some of the golf courses in Daytona Beach and the surrounding area:

The Golf Club at Cypress Head
6231 Palm Vista Street, Port Orange
With having the reputation on the Central East coast as one of the best public golf facilities, you’ll enjoy a play involving water on most of the holes here on the preserved wetlands.   

Halifax Plantation Golf Club
3400 Halifax Clubhouse Drive, Ormond Beach
Designed by Bill Amick, the semi-private course incorporates the Halifax Plantation community.  

Indigo Lakes Golf Course Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort
301 Indigo Drive, Daytona Beach
A million dollar renovation in 1990 and a redesign by Lloyd Clifton makes this course nothing but a golfers dream.  

LPGA International Golf Course
300 Champions Drive, Daytona Beach
This is where the pros play and is the home of the Ladies Professional Golf Association.

Pelican Bay Country Club
350 Pelican Bay Drive, Daytona Beach
Pelican Bay, Daytona’s country club community is home to this spectacular course.

River Bend Golf Club
730 Airport Road, Ormond Beach
Located along the Tomoka River this scenic course was designed by Lloyd Clifton.  

Spruce Creek Country Club
1900 Country Club Drive, Daytona Beach
Designed by Bill Amick with two distinct nines combining for this 18 hole course which is surrounded by beautiful lakes and greens.

Plan the perfect vacation by combine your golfing adventure with the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort’s Leisure Escape Package and receive a $50 on-property credit to use for a credit to play golf or to relax at the spa, and much more. 

The Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort it the perfect place to spend your summer vacation.  Located on The World’s Most Famous Beach in the Ocean Walk Village with neighbors like the Daytona Beach Boardwalk and Daytona Lagoon, there are more than enough things to do in Daytona Beach to keep you and your family pleasantly busy. 

More information on the Hilton Daytona Oceanfront Resort along with the golf courses in Daytona Beach can be found on our website.  Reservations may be made online or by calling 386-254-8200.