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An Event for Every Age – the Daytona Beach Comic Convention

Daytona Beach Comic Convention

 

Who’s your superhero? Meet the artists who bring them to life at the Daytona Beach Comic Convention

Do you love comics? Whether you collect them, sell them or have an interest in drawing your own you don’t want to miss the Daytona Beach Comic Convention.

Daytona Beach Comic Convention
June 07, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Athletics
600 South Clyde Morris Boulevard

There will be over 80 vendors at this event with collectibles ranging from comics, toys, records, and more. Special guests include artist Tom Lyle from DC and Marvel Comics, inker and penciler Jim Fern from DC and Western Comics, Daytona Beach native Jeff Whiting, Austin Janowsky and many more artists, writers, publishers and editors on hand to meet you.

A costume contest will be held with prizes and also benefit raffles which will include autographed collectibles like comics, action figures and original art.

Information on this one day only event can be found on the official Daytona Beach Comic Convention website.

The Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort located only four miles from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and right on The World’s Most Famous Beach is the perfect place to stay whether you are traveling to town to spend the day at the Daytona Beach Comic Convention or are an artist or vendor displaying your talents and goods.

Visit our website for our specials including our Florida Resident's Rate to help you save on your stay or call us at 386-254-8200.


The Official Start to Summer Begins with the Star Spangled Summer Concert Series in Daytona Beach

 
Pick your favorite band and start planning your stay – the Star Spangled Summer Concert Series Kicks of Memorial Day Weekend in Daytona Beach.

We've got the schedule and it rocks! Every Saturday night from Memorial Day through Labor Day experience these fantastic concerts and the awesome fireworks display on the Daytona Beach Boardwalk. Fireworks over the ocean begin at 9:45 p.m. All shows start at 7:15 pm and end at 10:00 pm.

May 23rd
The Boss Project- The Ultimate Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band

May 30th
Fire and Rain Band- The James Taylor Tribute Experience! and Crosby Stills and Nash Tribute

June 6th
4NR2 The British Rock Invasion- Two Tributes one amazing band. Foreigner and Bad Company

June 13th
Barracuda- The Ultimate Tribute to Heart

June 20th
U2 by UV – An Incredible U2 Tribute Experience

June 27th
The Ultimate Billy Joel Tribute Band “Turnstiles”

July 4th
The Alter Eagles – An Incredible Authentic Tribute to the Eagles

July 11th
Nuthin’ Fancy- The Ultimate Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute Show

July 18th
Almost Styx- The Amazing Styx Tribute Show

July 25th
Never Stop Believin’ – The Ultimate Journey Tribute Show

August 1st
China Grove- The Doobie Brothers All Star Tribute Band & Supernatural - The Ultimate Tribute to Santana

August 8th
The U.S. Stones- The Ultimate Rolling Stones Tribute

August 15th 
Livin’ on a Prayer – The Big Hair 80’s Tribute to Bon Jovi

August 22nd 
Fleetwood Max- The Definitive Fleetwood Mac Tribute

August 29th 
Michael Allman Band – Allman Brothers Tribute

September 5th
Rocket Man- The Elton John Tribute Experience

September 12th
Highway to Hell- AC/DC Tribute

September 19th
Led- Hed- Led Zeppelin Tribute Band

So go ahead start planning that great summer getaway today.  The Star Spangled Summer Concert Series in Daytona Beach is always a great time.  Be sure and check out our specials page where you can find so many different packages with savings and benefits no matter if you’re getting away for some alone time, wishing to have a romantic beach side escape or even if your bringing the entire gang for a family fun vacation.

The Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort is a proud sponsor of the bandshell located directly behind us on the beach.  More information on our hotel can be found on our website or you may call us direct at 386-254-8200.  


In Appreciation - Our Salute to the Heroes Hotel Discount in Daytona Beach

Salute to the Heroes Hotel Discount in Daytona Beach

Whether Law Enforcement, Firefighter or Military Service our Salute to the Heroes Hotel Discount in Daytona Beach is our way of saying thank you.

It's time to start planning those summer vacations and it's never too early to start.  The Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort offers 50% off the best available rate to active duty, reservists and retired men and women of America's law enforcement, firefighters and armed forces. These special rates are offered for Heroes at a 50% discount off the best available rate any day of the week.

You deserve a break and at a discounted rate too. Come enjoy the beautiful white sand of The World's Most Famous Beach. Book one of our Oceanfront-Terrace Suites and enjoy a large balcony space to relax on with your morning coffee and witness some of the most amazing sunrise views over the Atlantic Ocean.

Here at the Hilton Daytona Beach you can enjoy dining in any one of our seven restaurants and bars so you don't have to go far for anything you need. With two pools and our D-Dawg's Kidszone there's plenty to do to entertain the little ones. And don't forget about our exhilarating spa. Schedule an appointment at the Spa at Hilton and enjoy one of our many treatments and massages.

Take advantage of our Salute to the Heroes Hotel Discount in Daytona Beach and treat yourself to that getaway you so deserve.  Reservations may be made online or you can call us directly at 386-254-8200 and ask for code HEROES.  *Rules and regulations apply.  Valid until December 30, 2015.

Salute to the Heroes Hotel Discount in Daytona Beach


It’s Open & It’s Amazing – the Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Arts & Sciences in Daytona Beach

Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Arts & Sciences in Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach has a new attraction - the

Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Arts & Sciences

Recently opened in February of this year, The Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Arts & Sciences in Daytona Beach is not only the largest museum in the area but also Central Florida’s primary museum in art, science and history. An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institute and nationally accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.

With its location in the 90-acre Tuscawilla Preserve, a visit here is a must for any history or nature buff. Enjoy boardwalks and nature trails engulfed with endangered species of vegetation. With many different types of art contained within these walls exhibits differ from vintage automobiles, the largest display of Coca-Cola® memorabilia in Florida, railroad cars, paintings some of which date back to the 1800’s and so much more. There’s definitely something here for every interest.

Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Arts & Science in Daytona Beach
352 South Nova Road, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Monday-Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Sunday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm 

Visitors can also enjoy the just opened state-of-the-art Planetarium. When you purchase your admission ticket one Planetarium show is automatically included. Check out the show schedule and plan your visit today.

The Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort located directly on The World’s Most Famous Beach offers specials and packages whether you’re traveling from out of state for a family vacation or you’re just planning a weekend getaway from your Florida home. Visit our website for these specials including our Florida Resident's Rate to help you save on your stay or call us at 386-254-8200.


Treat Mom to a Special Day with our Mother’s Day Brunch in Daytona Beach

Mother's Day Brunch in Daytona Beach

Mother's Day Brunch with all the fixings right here at the Hilton Daytona Beach 

All the special women in your life deserve a day to just relax and be spoiled. Whether it is your
mother, your wife, your aunt or your sister, gather up as many of these special ladies that you can and treat them to our Mother’s Day Brunch in Daytona Beach right here at the Hilton on May 10th.

A meal fit for a king although it’s the queen’s day will await her. She’ll also be able to enjoy a free bottle of wine when you print out and complete the required form and bring it with you.

Mother's Day Brunch at the Hilton
Sunday, May 10, 2015
11:00 am until 4:00 pm with seating times at:
11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm.

Adults $44.95, Seniors $39.95 & Children $15.95

For reservations please call 386-254-8200 ext. 8054 

Maybe you’ll want to take your special lady or ladies next door to the Ocean Walk Shoppes for a movie and some shopping after your delicious meal. Or maybe after a feast like this you may just want to spend time unwinding at the beach for the day. Whatever you decide, give her a day out of the kitchen with plenty of scrumptious dining options at our Mother's Day Brunch in Daytona Beach.

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

Happy Mother’s Day from the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort!


Hip Hop Hooray the Hilton Daytona Beach Easter Brunch is on the Way!

Enjoy Easter Brunch at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort

This is a beautiful time of year and Daytona Beach is an amazing place to enjoy it. With this springtime holiday of renewal it’s a great time to take the family away for a fresh start after a long and cold winter.

If you will be in the Daytona Beach area please join us for our Easter Brunch. Here you’ll have the chance to enjoy delicious dishes with your loved ones without the hassle of cooking and cleanup.

Hilton Daytona Beach All-You-Can-Eat Easter Brunch 
Sunday April 5, 2015
Coquina Ballroom

Hilton Daytona Easter Brunch

Brunch begins at 11:00 am and will be served until 4:00 p.m.
Seating times are at 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00 p.m.

Adults ~ $44.95, Seniors $39.95 & Children $15.95

Enjoy a mimosa - the first is included in the cost

To make reservations please call 386-254-8200 ext. 8054

There are more activities to enjoy during this holiday weekend be sure to check out all the Easter events in Daytona Beach.

We hope you will be joining us at the Hilton Daytona Beach Easter Brunch.  More information on our hotel can be found on our website or by calling 386-254-8200.

Happy Easter from the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort!


Love Oysters & a Good Time? Then Don't Miss the Halifax Oyster & Music Festival in Daytona Beach!

Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort

Enjoy a Fabulous Day Filled with Fantastic Food & Family Fun at this Daytona Beach Festival!

Oysters and more oysters, you’ll find them here any and every way you like them. Whether it’s steamed, raw or prepared in fancy dishes this seafood specialty will be the delight of the day. Not really an oyster fan but want to get out and enjoy all the fun? Not to worry, on Restaurant Row you will find all different kinds of delicious dishes.

6th Annual Halifax Oyster & Music Festival
Saturday, April 25 & Sunday April 26, 2015
Manatee Island Park
Rain or Shine!

Not only to you get to have a great time but your participation in the Halifax Oyster & Music Festival helps to restore the local oyster beds. Proceeds have a great purpose at this party.

Here’s the lineup of great musical performances:
Saturday
Full Circle
C-Posse
Are Friends Electric
Click
JAM

Sunday
One Man Band Ben Prestage
Chilliakaya Chilla
Hayfire

There will be lots of fun activities for everyone. Take a sailboat or paddle board ride, participate in different oyster lessons and let the kids have a blast at the special Kids Zone

If you are heading to Daytona Beach this spring check out all the savings and benefits you can add to your stay with the special packages offered here at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort. Visit our website our call us at 386-254-8200 for more information.


Hippity Hoppity Look what's on the Way - Easter Events in Daytona Beach!

Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort
Daytona Beach is the perfect springtime family getaway destination

The excitement of springtime is in the air! This will quickly be followed by Easter with all of its bright colors, cute decorations and fun events for the whole family to enjoy.

Daytona Beach has plenty of things to do and special events to celebrate this fun and colorful holiday.  Just check out some of these Easter events in Daytona Beach and start making plans now.  

Sunday, April 5th 

Easter Brunch at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort
Enjoy a relaxing and scrumptious family brunch with us.
Located in our Grand Ballroom
Adults ~ $44.95, Seniors ~ $39.95 and Children $15.95
Seating times ~ 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m.

Sunday, April 5th 

Easter Services on Daytona Beach
Participate in the beauty of an uplifting sunrise service on Easter morning on Daytona Beach. Every year hundreds of people gather for this unbelievable event.
Sunrise and 9:00 a.m.

Saturday, April 4th 

Easter Beach Run
Join in the longest standing footrace in the state of Florida at the Easter Beach Run. It’s festive, it’s fun and of course Forrest Gump will be there at the bandshell to start the race.
12:00 p.m. ~ 4 mile Race
1:15 p.m. ~ 2 mile Race & Fun Health Walk
2:00 p.m. ~ Kids Races

If you are thinking of traveling to the area for this holiday and all the Easter events in Daytona Beach be sure and check out our specials & packages page with savings and benefits for your stay.  

Happy Easter from the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort!


It’s Time for the Best Daytona Beach Car Show!

Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort

The 2015 Spring Turkey Run is right around the corner

The Turkey Runs held in the spring and in the fall are filled with the greatest vehicles you've laid eyes on, you won't find another gathering like this Daytona Beach car show. Daytona Beach Racing & Recreational Facilities in conjunction with Daytona Beach Street Rods use profits from this event to fund programs in Volusia County that improves the lives of all residents.

2015 Daytona Beach Spring Turkey Run
March 27th – 29th
Daytona International Speedway
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Here you can find just about anything from hot rods to classics with this being one of the biggest displays of vehicles in the country. Turkey Runs are held at Daytona International Speedway and this year visitors can meet Catherine Bach from the Dukes of Hazzards with the famous General Lee.

The Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort located right on The World’s Most Famous Beach and less than six miles from the Daytona International Speedway offers guests convenience and affordability. Driving to Daytona Beach to show off that great car of yours or to shop for that dream come true hot rod you've always wanted? Stay with us for this amazing Daytona Beach car show and take advantage of our Florida Resident’s Rate Special. Enjoy rates from $105.00* just ask for code FLARES. *Rates based on availability with restrictions.

Call us direct for reservations at 386-254-8200 and use code FLARES or visit our website for more information.


Spring into March with all These Fun Things to Do in Daytona Beach

 

There are lots of fun filled activities to take advantage of in Daytona Beach during the month of March

Are you looking for things to do in Daytona Beach? Or are deciding on a place to take the family away to for spring break? Daytona Beach always has something interesting happening and the month of March is no exception. Besides the famous Bike Week that takes place 03/06/15 – 03/15/15 there are several other great activities and events in the area happening.

Who doesn't love a good sale?  Explore Florida's tallest lighthouse while grabbing some great unique and unusual bargains.  

March 6th – 7th
Ponce Inlet Lighthouse End of Winter Sidewalk Sale

The majestic and mighty Budweiser Clydesdale's make their appearance in Daytona Beach where the whole family can meet them.

March 10th
Clydesdale's at Riverfront Park

Even the history buff’s have something to look forward to here. Daytona Beach is filled with historical landmarks and deep roots.

March 14th
Afternoon of Florida History

Art lovers can spend an interesting day shopping and taking in the unique and at the Riverfront Shops of Daytona Beach

March 21st
Riverfront Festival of the Arts

Looking to add a little color into your life? This is an amazing experience you won’t want to miss.

March 21st
The Color Vibe 5K

What could be more fun than a 5K run/walk with your favorite 4 legged best friend right on The World’s Most Famous Beach!

March 28th
5th Annual Mutt Strutt 5K on the Beach

Spring and all of its beauty can be found here. Get ready for your best garden advice yet and have your yard blooming with color.

March 28th
Florida Wildflower & Garden Festival

If you are into cars you certainly don’t want to miss the best car show around.

March 27th – 29th
26th Annual Spring Daytona Turkey Run

Come join us at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort and enjoy all the great things to do in Daytona Beach this spring. Not only are we located central to all these events happening but our location is directly on The World’s Most Famous Beach where our pools, restaurants, spa and so much more await you for that amazing and relaxing getaway.

We have several specials and packages available that can help you save on your stay with us. More information on our resort can be found on our website or by calling us at 1-386-254-8200.