Fall and winter events in DeLand, Florida

Posted on November 11, 2021 by Brooke Jones

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Without doubt, one of the most beautiful places to live in Florida is the city of DeLand. With its canopy of towering oak trees, swaying palms and gorgeous historic buildings, DeLand is a scenic city with tons to do and an unbeatable lifestyle.

Aside from the abundance of boutique shops and restaurants to explore, DeLand also has plenty of local events year-round. Here are some of the best upcoming fall and winter events happening near the city of DeLand:

Stetson Mansion Christmas Spectacular – Now through Jan. 22

The Stetson Mansion is the largest and most spectacular "Gilded Age" residence built in Florida before 1900. At this event, you take a tour through the colossal structure of the Stetson Mansion, as well as the original School House. Each year during this magical event, 10 rooms are embellished with stunning designer decorations and 24 nativities from around the world.

Asian Lantern Festival: Into the Wild – Nov. 19 through Jan. 16

Another amazing event near DeLand around the holiday season is the Asian Lantern Festival at the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens. As you walk the almost mile-long path, you will see 30 hand-constructed, illuminated lanterns depicting animals, plants and traditional Chinese elements. Plus, you can listen to live music and snack on local cuisine as you complete the trek.

Fall Festival of the Arts DeLand – Nov. 20 and 21

Art lovers won’t want to miss the 28th annual Fall Festival of the Arts! At this event, you can stroll the charming streets of downtown DeLand while enjoying spectacular art of different mediums, interactive exhibitions, unique shops, delicious food options, and more.

Open House at A Better Place – January 2022

With all the fantastic scenery and events to choose from, you must ask yourself, could DeLand be the right city for me? At A Better Place, Garber Communities’ all-age Park nestled right outside of downtown DeLand, discover luxurious housing options at affordable prices in one of the most desired locations in Florida.

This community, which was at 100 percent capacity, just finished an expansion, adding 45 new homesites. Come on down to see your future home at our Open House event, running the entire month of January.

If you’re interested in finding affordable manufactured housing in Florida, at some of the best locations in the state, please give us a call today at 407-949-8629. Your new dream home awaits!