UPCOMING EVENTS INCLUDE
The City of Deltona will host the 3rd Annual Christmas Parade on December 7th at 6:00 p.m. which will take place on Deltona Boulevard. Before and during the parade Santa's elves will pick up letters from the children along the parade route to be provided to Santa himself so make sure you plan on bringing your letters. Also, all parade entries will have an opportunity to stop in front of the judging area where they can show off their float decorations or perform and the judges' favorites will be notified and invited to attend the first City Commission Meeting in Janauary where awards will be presented by the City Commission.
For more information please contact Crystal Harris at (386) 878-8970 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
OTHER CITY EVENTS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR
WAGS 'N' WHISKERS:
The City of Deltona's Parks & Recreation Department invites fidos and felines to attend the annual Wags 'n' Whiskers Pet Festival held on March 9th from 9 a.m. to Noon at the Keysville Dog Park, 2461 Keysville Avenue, Deltona.
This year's pet festival will include an agility course demonstration, free stuff and of course low cost pet vaccinations - $6 rabies, $9 cat & dog distemper, $15 kennel cough/bordetella, $15 feline leukemia, $5 worming treatments. Tape worm treatment is also available but the price is determined by the weight of the pet.
The City is partnering with PETCO and Help Animals Inc. to bring Wags 'n' Whiskers to the public. For more information, please call (386) 878-8900.
The City of Deltona's Parks & Recreation Department invites skateboarders of all ages to Deltona to test their skills against other skateboarding enthusiasts in April at the Lake Butler Skate Park, 301 Courtland Blvd. Some past event sponsors include the 108 Skate Shop, Mud, Sweat and Gears Bike Shop and Blooze Skateboards. The competition will be separated into the following age groups: children ages 9 and younger, ages 10 to 15 and ages 16and older. Participants will be required to register and pay a registration fee. Participants in each age group will have the opportunity to earn first, second and third place honors.
For information, call (386) 878-8920.
The City of Deltona's Parks & Recreation Department will host the annual EGGstravaganza event with the the largest egg hunt, with over 25,000 eggs and the event takes place in March 23rd from 10 a.m. to Noon at the Dewey O. Boster Sports Complex, 1200 Saxon Blvd. (Parents: DON’T BE LATE.) Our Bunny starts the activities on time! EGGstravaganza is the fastest annual event conducted by the City. The egg “hunting” typically lasts just over 10 minutes and the festivities and entertainment continues until noon keeping all the kids interested.
The egg hunting is for children ages 2 to 10. “Hunters” will be divided into three age categories and should bring their own baskets for gathering eggs. Eggs will be loaded with candy, small toys and some will be specially marked for prizes. Mr. and Mrs. Bunny will be available for picture time after all the eggs have been found so parents bring your cameras.
For information, call (386) 878-8900.
JULY 4th EXTRAVAGANZA:
The City of Deltona hosts each year the Annual Fireworks Extravaganza, beginning at 6:00pm on July 4th at the Dewey O. Boster Sportsplex. The 20 minutes fireworks display starts at 9:15pm and the event will conclude at 10:00pm. There is live music, entertainment, games, food and a whole lot of fun. The City provides complementary shuttle bus service from the Deltona City Hall to the Dewey O. Boster Sportsplex with the last bus to the Fireworks Extravaganza scheduled to leave City Hall at 8:45pm.
At the end of the Fireworks Extravaganza, traffic exiting the park onto Saxon will be "right turn only", heading east towards Providence Blvd.
At this time all allotted space for vendors has been filled. For more information on the event, call (386) 878-8500 or Click Here.
CONCERTS IN THE AMPHITHEATER:
The City of Deltona's Parks & Recreation Department hosts Music at the Amphitheater located at Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Avenue once a month from April through October on the 2nd Saturday of the month. Some of the entertainment you are likely to experience includes Simulcast featuring Scott MacKenzie from Mix 105.1 and Bob Frier from Fox 35, Caribbean Crew, Platinum Jazz, American Pop 60 and many more.
For information, call (386) 878-8900.
NATIONAL NIGHT OUT:
The City of Deltona and the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office hosts National Night Out in August at City Hall in the Courtyard. In the past there has been upwards of approximately 200 residents in attendance at the event, all to encourage the prevention of crime in our City. At the event you are likely to see demonstrations by the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office’s K-9, Motors and SWAT teams and the Deltona Fire Department. Additionally, different companies and organizations operated booths with information for families, residents and businesses. These venues help create support for local anti-crime programs, and police-community partnerships. The ultimate message: Deltona residents are organized and fighting back against crime.
National Night Out was introduced in 1984, by the National Association of Town Watch, a non-profit crime prevention organization. The first Night Out involved 400 communities, and last year’s event attracted more than eleven thousand communities.
For more information, call (386) 860-7030.
FIRE DEPARTMENT ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE:
The fire department hosts their Annual Open House in October at Fire Station 65, 2983 Howland Blvd. There are safety displays and demonstrations, including how the Fire Department frees people who are trapped in a wrecked vehicle. The Deltona High School Health Academy provides fire and safety information and you can get your blood pressure checked.
For more information please contact the Deltona Fire Department at 386-575-6901.
The City of Deltona hosts its Annual Halloween Spooktacular Event which is a two (2) day event the Friday and Saturday before Halloween. This is a great event that brings together the entire community so come join in the fun or volunteer your time and run a game, dress up in costume, etc.
For the last 13 years, the City of Deltona has been hosting this FREE event for the children and families of our community to give our younger children and teens a safe alternative to traditional trick or treating. The event is held at Dewey O. Boster Sports Complex for two (2) days, a Teen Night on Friday which includes a Haunted Pirate Ship, Haunted Trail, Hayride, and a D.J. as well as other musical groups. Family Night is the following day, Saturday, which includes not only the Haunted Pirate Ship, Haunted Trail and the Hayride but, also Halloween games and prizes, inflatables, treats, a pie eating contest and a frightening freaky food contest.
Each year staff from several departments and numerous volunteers help set-up, decorate and work the event. We sincerely appreciate everyone's continued support of this event. In the past estimated attendance for this event has been over 10,000 and the event continues to grow every year.