Local Events and Information

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Volusia Speedway Park, 1500 E. Highway 40, DeLeon Springs, FL 32130, (386)985-4402, is located 15 minutes east of Blackwater Inn. Dirt Motorsports recently purchased the property and has made some changes to the facility. Stop by to check out the new additions and changes made after dinning with Blackwater Inn. Visit Volusia Speedway at .

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February 2016

Super Bowl 2016

Sun Feb 7 - Sun Feb 7    Blackwater Inn, Astor, Florida

Super Bowl Sunday can be spent at William's Landing enjoying your favorite beverage and great food while watching the game. Daily specials to be had while cheering on your favorite team.

Volusia Speed weeks 2016

Tue Feb 9 - Sat Feb 20    Volusia Speedway Park

The biggest event in DIRTcar racing kicks off the 2016 season as the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, World of Outlaws Late Model Series, Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, DIRTcar Late Models and UMP Modifieds take on the fast, half-mile oval at Volusia Speedway Park. Start 2016 with Florida February. Don't forget we are on the way there or on the way back here at Blackwater Inn and William's Landing. Stop and enjoy good food and spirits!

Daytona Speed week 2016

Sat Feb 13 - Sun Feb 21    Daytona International Speedway, Daytona

February is the month for Race Fans. Daytona International Speedway has a week full of exciting races that are bound to get any race fan roaring. After a day of fun filled racing stop in at Blackwater Inn and enjoy a relaxing meal on the river. Hope to see you soon.

Valentines Day

Sun Feb 14 - Sun Feb 14    Blackwater Inn, Astor

Valentine's Day is connected mainly with romantic love. The modern Valentine's Day customs developed in early modern England and spread in the 19th century. The customs include sending cards, flowers, chocolates to one's beloved. Paper Valentine cards and a Romantic Dinner on the river at BLACKWATER INN. Call now and make reservations.

March 2016

Daytona Bike Week 2016

Fri Mar 4 - Sun Mar 13    Daytona Beach, Florida

MOTORCYCLES GALORE!!! The 75th Anniversary of Daytona Bike Week is here. We welcome all bikers to enjoy our outside deck with a beautiful view of the river while quenching your thirst. We have daily specials, plus a menu full of delicious entries to choose from. Stop in and celebrate bike week with us.

27th Annual Spring Turkey Run 2016

Fri Mar 25 - Sun Mar 27    Infield at Daytona Speedway

The Turkey Rod Run started in 1974 and is held twice a year.The Daytona Turkey Run is the largest combined Car Show & Swap Meet in the USA. We here at Blackwater Inn and William's Landing would like to invite you to stop in for lunch or dinner with us, before or after you take in the largest Car show in the USA!

Easter Sunday

Sun Mar 27 - Sun Mar 27    Blackwater Inn, Astor, Florida 32102

According to popular lore, it is the Easter Bunny who provides goodies and such for the children's baskets, but we found out that its the chef at Blackwater Inn that provides an Easter Feast for a King. Come join us for your Easter meal and see what kings eat. HAPPY EASTER

April 2016

Leesburg 20th Annual Bikefest 2016

Fri Apr 22 - Sun Apr 24    Downtown Leesburg, Florida

This free event held in Historic Downtown Leesburg will be packed with entertainment boasting eight stages, forty bands, and a slew of exhibitions featuring Wall of death, Rat’s Hole Custom Motorcycles Show, Trails Rider and Drill Team Demonstration. Over 250 vendors will offer up a myriad of food, beer and beverage choices, while hundreds of friendly retail shops and vendors will be open for your shopping pleasures. After an exciting day come to Blackwater Inn for dinner and relax, with a view of the beautiful St. Johns River.

May 2016

Mother's Day

Sun May 8 - Sun May 8    Blackwater Inn, Astor, Florida, 32102

Mother’s Day is a holiday honoring motherhood that is observed in different forms throughout the world. The American incarnation of Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday in 1914. Here in Lake county we celebrate it by taking the woman we love to dinner at Blackwater Inn, to enjoy a relaxing dinner on the scenic St. Johns River. Be sure to get your reservations before we are all booked up. 352-759-2802

Memorial Day Weekend 2016

Fri May 27 - Sun May 29    Blackwater Inn, Astor, Florida 32102

This is one of the busiest days of the year on the river. The weather is warm, the spirits are high and people are out enjoying the beautiful St. Johns River. Stop in at Blackwater Inn or William's Landing for a cool drink and a great meal. That would top off a really special weekend....see you soon!

June 2016

Fathers Day 2016

Sun Jun 19 - Sun Jun 19    Blackwater Inn, Astor, Florida 32102

If the men in your life love to fish, come to Astor. Even if they don't fish, bring them to Astor to enjoy a wonderful meal and drinks to celebrate their day. We at Blackwater Inn and William's Landing want to wish them all a Happy Father's Day.

July 2016

July 4th weekend & Daytona Races

Fri Jul 1 - Sun Jul 3    Blackwater Inn, Astor, Florida 32102

Race fans have long celebrated 4th of July weekend with racing under the lights at DAYTONA. Join us at Blackwater Inn and William's Landing for food, fun and spirits on your way to or from the races this weekend.

September 2016

Labor Day Weekend

Fri Sep 2 - Sun Sep 4    Blackwater Inn, Astor, Florida 32102

The last summer weekend blowout before the kids go back to school and things start to slow down. Enjoy it, boat riding, jet skiing, or fishing on the ST. Johns River and include Blackwater Inn and William's Landing in your weekend. We have great food and great service and are looking forward to you stopping by...

October 2016

Biketoberfest 2016

Thu Oct 13 - Sun Oct 16    Daytona Beach, Florida

Each year, nearly 125,000 motorcyclists roll into the Daytona Beach area for a multi-day, annual event called Biketoberfest®. This extended weekend of fun and sun includes motorcycle shows and rallies, live music, scenic rides along A1A and other historic roadways, racing at Daytona International Speedway and vendors offering everything from the latest models to parts and accessories. Blackwater Inn wants you to stop in and enjoy lunch on your way over, or stop and enjoy dinner on the way back.

Halloween Party 2016

Sat Oct 29 - Sat Oct 29    Blackwater Inn & William's Landing

Blackwater Inn and William's Landing invite you to their Annual Halloween Party. There will be prizes for the best, original costumes and goodie bags for all those in costume. We will have live music and plenty of food and spirits. So plan to bring your ghoulfriend and party the night away.

November 2016

Thanksgiving Day

Thu Nov 24 - Thu Nov 24    Blackwater Inn

We all have something to be Thankful for in our lives. Be thankful that Blackwater Inn will be opened and serving their traditional Turkey dinner and fixins for all the lucky people who make there reservations in time to enjoy that feast. We will be serving our traditional dinner plus our regular men from 12:00 noon til 6:00pm. Come join us!

December 2016

Astor Boat Parade 2016

Sat Dec 3 - Sat Dec 3    St. Johns River, Astor, Florida 32102

This years Astor Boat Parade is on Saturday December 3rd. Make your reservations for dinner at Blackwater Inn and watch the beautiful boats as they pass by, displaying all their Christmas lights. Its an annual event along with the Christmas Parade and Arts and Crafts at Astor Community Bldg. Please call 352-759-2802 for reservations.


St. Johns River Mileage

From Blackwater Inn South to:
Lake Dexter
5.1 miles
Mud Lake
10.9 miles
St. Francis
13.9 miles
White Hair Bridge
17.1 miles
Shell Creek
18.9 miles
Hontoon State Park
20.3 miles
Lake Beresford
21.1 miles
Blue Springs
23.8 miles
28.4 miles
Wekiva River
29.9 miles
Fort Florida
31.3 miles
U.S. 17-92 & Lake Monroe
35.4 miles
Sanford Docks
39.2 miles
S.R. 415
43 miles
Lake Jessup
45.9 miles
Lemon Bluff
51.7 miles
North End of Lake Harney
59.4 miles
S.R 46
65.1 miles
From Blackwater Inn North to:
South End of Lake George
4.9 miles
Silver Glen Springs
11 miles
North End of Lake George
16.7 miles
Oklawaha River
26.1 miles
27.7 miles
Buffalo Creek
37.7 miles
Dunns Creek
40.5 miles
Palatka Bridge
48.2 miles
Green Cove Bridge
76.6 miles
Main St. Bridge / Jacksonville
102.8 miles