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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Public Safety Awards: Officers Honored for Service

Officer Ryan Mowen receives award.

Public Safety Officer Ryan Mowen was named Officer of the Year and Firefighter/EMT Pete Duffy was named Rookie of the Year, and many other awards were presented at the Shores Public Safety Awards on May 20. Mowen has been a Public Safety Officer since Aug...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

All invited to Sea Turtle Lighting Expo on Friday, May 27

photo of baby sea turtle on beach with words "SEA TURTLE LIGHTING EXPO"

Oceanfront property owners can learn how to safely illuminate their properties without endangering nesting sea turtles and hatchlings during a free Sea Turtle Lighting Expo from 1 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 27, at the Shores Community Center.

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Friday, May 27: Food Trucks, Live Music by The Treblemakers

cartoon drawing of food trucks with words "City of Daytona Beach Shores Food Trucks"

Enjoy gourmet food served out of 14 food trucks, plus live music by The Treblemakers, at the City of Daytona Beach Shores’ Food Trucks event from 4:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, May 27.

The Food Truck event will be held at the Shores Pavilion and McElroy ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Armed Forces Day Ceremony & Picnic set for May 21

photo of Veterans Park flags with the words "Armed Forces Day"

The City of Daytona Beach Shores will honor veterans and active military personnel at the annual Armed Forces Day Ceremony & Picnic at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21, at Veterans Park, located behind the Shores Community Center, 3000 Bellemead Drive, Dayton...

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Posted on: January 26, 2022

Kurt Swartzlander to be Shores' Next City Manager

portrait of Kurt Swartzlander

City of Daytona Beach Shores Assistant City Manager and Finance Director Kurt Swartzlander has been selected by the City Council as the next City Manager, effective June 2022.

Swartzlander will succeed longtime City Manager Michael Booker, who has announce...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Public Safety Offers New Sharps Disposal Program

photo of a sharps container

The Daytona Beach Shores Department of Public Safety is pleased to announce a new “Sharps Disposal Program” available to Daytona Beach Shores residents, free of charge.

This service allows Daytona Beach Shores residents with an ID the option of dropping of...

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

June 24 Free Concert: Guitar Player & Singer Tommy Bryant

Graphic with photo of microphone that reads "Free Concert Series"

Enjoy live music and dance the night away at the City of Daytona Beach Shores’ Free Concerts – held on the last Friday of the month at the Shores Pavilion!

Admission is free, and you are welcome to bring your own picnic or snacks. Please bring your own cha...

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

Two New Beach Parks in the Shores Now Open

two photos of Dahlia Avenue Park at top and one phone of Peck Park at bottom

Two new beach parks in Daytona Beach Shores opened at sunrise Friday, March 18!

Edwin W. Peck Sr. Park at 3167 S. Atlantic Ave. features over 100 parking spaces, as well as restrooms, showers, bike racks, fitness stations and an ADA-accessible dune walkove...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

New Creative Caregiving Program at Shores Community Center

A man and his caregiver work on a creative project together.

The City of Daytona Beach Shores is partnering with Atlantic Center for the Arts to offer a new Creative Caregiving program for caregivers and their care partners.

Registration is now open for this free program, with each session limited to 20 people (10 p...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

City Manager Michael Booker Announces Retirement

portrait of Michael Booker

City Manager Michael T. Booker, who has focused on providing an excellent quality of life for the residents and visitors of Daytona Beach Shores as the City has grown and developed during his 22 years as City Manager, has announced that he will retire thi...

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Posted on: November 23, 2021

New Optical Sights Improve Safety for Officers, Public

Detective Gary Malphurs provides training to Public Safety Officers at gun range.

The Daytona Beach Shores Department of Public Safety has upgraded its department handguns by adding red dot optical sights -- becoming the first law enforcement agency in Volusia County to adopt the technology for both handguns and rifles for an entire ag...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Rent the Community Center

Venue Decoration at the Shores Community Center

The City of Daytona Beach Shores offers the ability to rent out portions or the entirety of the Community Center for: 

  • Business Organizational Functions
  • Parties
  • Special Interest Clubs
  • Weddings
  • Other Uses

Check out our Rental Page for more information!

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Read the Pelican Newsletter and Sign up for e-Newsletter

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The City's quarterly newsletter is mailed to residents of Daytona Beach Shores. It is also available on this website and at various City buildings. The Pelican contains useful information about upcoming meetings and events, City activities and ot...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

COVID-19 Updates

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Visit the Volusia County COVID-19 site for information on testing, vaccines and regular updates

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