If you've always thought of the Daytona Beach area only in terms of its gorgeous shoreline, you'll be pleasantly surprised what else the area has to offer.  The performing arts are thriving in the Daytona Beach area and visitors can choose from an array of festivals and concerts available throughout the year.

A historic landmark built in 1937 by the Federal Works Progress Administration, the Bandshell is architectural delight which provides a spectacular view of the Atlantic Ocean.   It is home to the Friends of the Bandshell Concert Series, a collection of free concerts held April through October.  Click here for more information

Known for bringing the world's finest classical entertainment to the area, the Daytona Beach Symphony Society presents performances by internationally renowned orchestras, dance troupes, opera companies and acclaimed soloists throughout the winter and spring seasons.  Click here for more information

Situated along the picturesque banks of the Halifax River, the News-Journal Center is a dramatic architectural landmark in Daytona Beach's historic downtown district.  Playing host to dozens of outstanding performances and programs each year. 

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The area's multi-purpose convention center and entertainment complex, The Ocean Center is located just steps from the  Atlantic Ocean, hosts numerous meetings, conventions, consumer shows, concerts and performances throughout the year.

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The historic Peabody Auditorium is located in the area's core tourist district, plays host to the Daytona Beach Symphony Society, Daytona Beach Civic Ballet and even the London Symphony Orchestra during the Daytona Beach International Festival.

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One of the newest stages in town, the Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center is a stunning, state-of-the-art facility that hosts a variety of cultural events and internationally acclaimed performers, as well as an art gallery with changing exhibits. 

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Enjoy a live theater production at Daytona Playhouse, a historic theater situated on the beach side of the intra coastal.  Comedies, mysteries and an occasional musical for very reasonable ticket prices.

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