Fireworks, Food & Five Hundred Years of Florida: Daytona Beach Rocks Labor Day

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With an abundance of events and festivals, Daytona Beach is the perfect destination to take advantage of the extended weekend holiday and have some fun.

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The Plaza Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach, FL

Daytona Beach is the perfect destination to take advantage of the extended holiday weekend.

Not only will Daytona Beach dwellers and visitors enjoy the sun-drenched beach and sparkling Atlantic waters this Labor Day Weekend, but they will also get their fill of gourmet food, rocking music and Latin history. With an abundance of events and festivals, Daytona Beach is the perfect destination to take advantage of the extended holiday weekend and have some fun.

The Viva Volusia Festival kicks off the Labor Day weekend celebration in Daytona Beach at Manatee Island Park. Beginning August 30, 2013, this three-day event will honor and celebrate the 500th Anniversary of Ponce De Leon’s discovery of Florida as well as the rich Latin history and culture growing in the community. The Viva Volusia Festival will feature carnival games, live music, health pavilion, arts & crafts, and a plethora of international food vendors.

Following the start of the Viva Volusia Festival, on Saturday, August 31, 2013 the ultimate Rolling Stones Tribute Band, US Stones, will blow attendees away playing hit after hit. This high-energy show begins at 7:15 pm at the historic Daytona Beach Bandshell on the boardwalk. The show will go out with a bang with a spectacle of Fireworks from 9:45 pm to 10:00 pm.

All the fun action of the weekend is sure to leave you hungry. Daytona residents and guests can satisfy their hunger Sunday, September 1, 2013 at The Food Truck Bazaar in nearby Orange City. From 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Sunday, foodies will be in paradise as they indulge in the gourmet food truck event. Participating trucks include Café Rouge, The Crepe Company, The Treehouse Truck, Twisted Cuban, Up In Smoke BBQ, Wako Taco and many, many more.

For out of town guests looking to take advantage of all the exciting Labor Day weekend events in and around Daytona Beach, The Plaza Resort & Spa is offering special discounted rates. Now through October 31, 2013 The Plaza is offering Oceanview rooms at Cityview room rates. From just $89 per night, guests at The Plaza will enjoy a spacious Oceanview accommodation, two bottles of Fiji water and two welcome cocktails. This is an ideal time to visit The Plaza Resort & Spa on Daytona Beach.

About The Plaza Resort & Spa

The historic Plaza Resort & Spa has 323 oversized guest rooms offering amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Halifax River. The resort also has 20 suites with private balconies, including two honeymoon suites. Guests at The Plaza are welcome to indulge in the many onsite amenities including: rejuvenating treatments at the onsite, full service Ocean Waters Spa; large beachfront pool with poolside bar & grill; dining at Magnolia’s; as well as music and drinks at the Veranda Lounge. The area’s first oceanfront “Certified Green Lodging” hotel is ideal for Daytona Beach events and meetings with over 40,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor function space.

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