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7+ Ways to Celebrate the 4th of July in West Volusia County, Florida

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There are so many ways to celebrate the 4th of July. We’ve put together a fun list of community events that are taking place around the DeLand/West Volusia region along with some other ideas for a more laid back 4th of July celebration at home.  Events are listed in alphabetical order by city.   The 4th of July is in the middle of the week this year, but there are plenty of great things to do in West Volusia, starting with fireworks on the 30th and ending with the Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway.

DeBary Lights Up Liberty July 4th, 2018

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Celebrating Independence Day as well as the 25th Anniversary of DeBary!
*Free Entry & Parking
*Fireworks
*Live Entertainment
*Bounce Houses
*3 Kid Zones
*Extreme Zone
*Pony rides & Petting zoo
*Giveaways
*Vip Tickets Available
*Beer Garden & Food Court
*and Much More!

DeLand Firecracker Festival July 3rd, 2018

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Bring the whole family out to Earl Brown Park for The City of DeLand’s 4th Annual Firecracker Festival!! The Festival includes a FREE concert featuring the United States Navy Band from Washington D.C., fireworks show, food trucks and an awesome Kid’s Zone. Don’t forget to bring a chair or blanket for your comfort while watching the show. Festivities begin at 5:00 pm.Here’s a list of the Food Trucks that are expected to be there…

1. Voodoo Kitchen Food Truck
2. MOLO’s MIAMI GRILL
3. Wicked Good Dogs and More
4. El Cactus Azul
5. NutMeg’s Sweets
6. Monsta Lobsta
7. The Burger Lab
8. Jamaica Jamaica
9. Sweets-N-Eats

Deltona Fireworks Extravaganza July 4th, 2018

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The City of Deltona hosts an Annual Fireworks Extravaganza on Wednesday, July 4, 2018.  The event begins at 6:00pm at the Dewey O. Boster Sportsplex. The 20 minute fireworks display starts at 9:15 p.m. and the event will conclude at 10:00 p.m. There will be 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 8:45 p.m.

At the end of the Fireworks display, all traffic exits the park onto Saxon Blvd. and will be “right turn only”, heading east towards Providence Blvd.   For more information on the event, please call (386) 878-8900.

Lake Helen Red White & Boom Music Festival & Traditional 4th of July Parade

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City of Lake Helen and Lake Helen Events Presents….
RED WHITE & BOOM America we salute you!
Lake Helen 4th of July Music Festival

FREE ADMISSION

FOOD DRINKS LIVE MUSIC

Music Festival Begins at 4:00 p.m.
featuring
Comin’ Home the Band
Sick Man
Valence Shell

Traditional 4th of July parade begins at 10am!  Followed by the West Volusia Saddle Club 4th of July Fun Show (2pm), the Red White & Boom Music Event (4pm) and fireworks  (9pm).    All afternoon events are at the at the Lake Helen Equestrian Center.

 Parade Route: North on Summit Ave. East onto New York Ave. South onto Lakeview Drive. East on Ohio Ave past Blake Park.   Visit www.lakehelen.com/events-2 for more information.

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Orange City Fireworks & Fun June 30th, 2018

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Join us on Saturday, June 30, for Fireworks & Fun, an annual event Orange City holds for the community to commemorate America’s independence and freedom. It is held at Valentine Park (1595 W French Ave) from 5 pm to 9:30 pm, with a range of festivities including: a watermelon-eating contests, children’s games, bounce houses, rock wall, bungee jump, live band and entertainment, fireworks spectacular and much more! The event is free for guests, as is the entertainment and kids’ zone. For more info, call 386-775-5410.

Pierson July 4th Family Fun Fest 2018

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Ready for some more celebration?! This is your invitation to join the Town of Pierson for its 8th Annual July 4th Family Fun Celebration!

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

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Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway July 7, 2018

One of NASCAR’s most anticipated events, the Coke Zero Sugar 400, brings together NASCAR racing under the lights with pageantry and patriotism to make for an Independence Day weekend celebration unlike any other.

This fan-favorite event includes some of the most exciting racing of the season as drivers battle three-wide for a coveted DAYTONA victory. Pack up your cooler, swimming pool and RV, and be sure to bring your family and friends as the holiday weekend and friendly prices truly make this a family event.

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At Home~

*Host a traditional backyard barbecue
*Have a watermelon eating contest with your family
*Have fun with sparklers
*Design a DIY July 4th outfit and do a fun photo shoot with the family
*Have a red, white and blue water balloon fight
*Take the boat out and watch the fireworks on the water
*Fly a Flag
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