The City of DeBary is known for its warm and friendly hometown atmosphere. DeBary has thousands of oak trees, is a bird sanctuary, and has an extensive park system.
DeBary, Florida is located in Central Florida¬ far from Orlando and just moments from the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. Visitors will find many parks, great restaurants, and charming shops in DeBary. Lakes, rivers, and wildlife abound in the area. Daytona Beach, famous for its sandy beaches and fun-filled ocean waves, is only about ½ hour away.
DeBary offers a diversity of lifestyles, which include upscale country clubs and championship golf courses, rural acreage with horses, and riverside homes.
Golfers across Central Florida were delighted when DeBary Golf & Country Club opened its doors in 1999. Legendary golf course architect, Lloyd Clifton, designed the beautiful 18-hole golf course. He created the 6,776 yard course to challenge expert golfers, while still allowing even beginner golfers the opportunity to play and enjoy the experience. In addition, Clifton designed the golf course at DeBary to model those courses in the Carolinas a real thrill for area golfers.
Events held each year in the City include art festivals, holiday lighting festivals, a Christmas Lighting Display contest for residences, talent contests, patriotic celebrations, Halloween Haunted Hike, Christmas Parade, and performances by the Gateway Orchestra.
Ten parks are located in the City of DeBary. The parks vary from neighborhood playgrounds and baseball parks to a large 108-acre park, which remains in its natural state.
DeBary is a community that emphasizes quality of life and quality of services.
DeBary stands out in terms of distinctive character, charm, and resources. It is the ultimate in small-town living with friendly citizens, sunny climate, and an open-door City Council; a town that is progressive yet has retained its unique southern charm. DeBarys distinctive qualities motivate people and businesses to VISIT DeBary, to WORK in DeBary, and to LIVE in DeBary.