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DeLand Craft Beer Festival 2017

The Premier Event of Volusia Beer Week was the 8th Annual DeLand Craft Beer Festival. This festival featured over 80 breweries and over 300 beers. Proceeds from the event benefited Mainstreet DeLand Association. DeLand Craft Beer Festival 2017 Creative Brew, Craft Beer, Liquid Science… either way you put it each beer was born from the […]

ME STRONG 5K Run-Walk for Cancer 2017

The ME STRONG 5k Run-Walk is an annual DeLand event and is now the largest 5k hosted in Volusia County! Five incredible women pulling together the community, sponsorship and support that has made this event a huge success. Proceeds raised from the event went toward assisting community members battling cancer and cancer research. ME Strong […]

68th Annual DeLand Christmas Parade!

Christmas time is here! The Annual Christmas Parade presented by the Rotary Club of DeLand, DeLand Breakfast Rotary and Rotary Club of Downtown DeLand is always a good sign that the season has dawned. Everyone Loved the Christmas Parade! 68th Annual DeLand Rotary Clubs Christmas Parade What a turn out at the 68th Annual CHRISTMAS […]

DeLand Naval Air Station Museums 25th Annual Big Band Dance

Dancing, enjoying the Music of the LC Swing Band, Eating, participating in Raffles, Singing, more Dancing. All of this and more at the DeLand National Guard Armory as we enjoyed the Naval Air Station DeLand Museums 25th Silver Anniversary Big Band Dance, what a BALL these folks were having! DeLand Naval Air Station Museums 25th […]

Volusia County Veterans Day Parade 2016

Volusia County Veterans Day Parade! This years Veterans day parade had it all: floats, flags, jets, salutes, soldiers, tanks, marching bands and so much more. Volusia County Veterans Day Parade 2016 This year’s Veterans Celebrations took the CAKE! Our Local Heros here and gone were truly honored and remembered in DeLand this past weekend. It […]

DeLand Bacon and Brew Fest was a Delicious

Happy DeLand was proud to be able to cover the DeLand Bacon and Brew Fest . Capturing the many faces of delighted people enjoying everything BACON!   DeLand Bacon and Brew Fest 2016BACON, BACON, BACON & BREW at the DeLand Bacon and Brew Fest. We spent the whole day hanging out with the crowd in the […]

The Indie Market on Artisan Alley was, in a word, AWESOME!

A peak at the March 2016 Deland Indie Market at Artisan AlleyJust a quick taste of things to come from HappyDeland.com (Launching March 21st, 6PM) We stopped in at the Deland Indie Market at Artisan Alley yesterday; met some HAPPY PEOPLE, had GREAT FOOD and picked up a few AWESOME BUYS! We look forward to […]

DoBro’s, Two Bro’s and much more than Dough

The success of DoBro’s Chicago Style restaurant on 658 W New York Ave in Deland is perfectly summed up in the following quote by Henry Ford; “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success”! DoBro’s Chicago Style Restaurant settled in Deland FLTonight we are celebrating the launch of our new […]

Our Journey Begins at Journey’s End Animal Sanctuary

Our Journey begins at ‘Journey’s End’ Animal Shelter Deland has so many historical locations, each having a story that needs to be told. Our journey begins at ‘Journey’s End’ an animal shelter for the ones that need forever care; a hospice for animals if you will. Dogs, Cats, Horses, Birds and even Goats, all of […]