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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Check out and see what the Blackwater Yacht Club is up to these days.

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April 2015

Easter Sunday

Sun Apr 5 - Sun Apr 5    Astor Florida 32102

Join us for our traditional Easter Dinner at Blackwater Inn

Running of the Ducks

Sat Apr 25 - Sat Apr 25    Astor, Floida 32102

1st Annual Running of the Ducks in Astor , Florida Event Date: April 25, 2015 Time: 12:30 PM Location: Start: River in front of Midway Marina End: River in front of Blackwater Inn Pick up your adopt a duck entry at local business locations or call 229-292-3344 for more information. Cost per Duck: $5.00 Team Cost (4) Ducks $20.00 1st....2nd....3rd place winners, with a last place consolation prize.

May 2015

Mother's Day

Sun May 10 - Sun May 10    Astor, Florida 32102

Bring the lady of your choice to dinner at Blackwater Inn to enjoy one of our specials or any of our delicious menu items. We encourage you to make a reservation as soon as possible as we have a tendency to fill up fast. Please call 352-759-2802 Tues.-Sunday from 11:30 to 9:00pm....

Memorial Day Weekend

Fri May 22 - Sun May 24    Astor, Florida 32102

We hope to see you this weekend either off the road or off the river. Enjoy a cool drink and a lunch special on our outside deck to start your summer off. Have a relaxing dinner at Blackwater Inn after a fun filled day on the river. As always we are closed on Mondays. Have a safe, but fun weekend.

June 2015

Father's Day

Sun Jun 21 - Sun Jun 21    Astor, Florida 32102

Bring the guys to the River for a beer and burger at William's Landing, if its not his cup o' tea, then enjoy a scenic view from Blackwater Inn while feasting on a hearty prime rib dinner or one of our many other favorites.

July 2015

July 4th weekend

Sat Jul 4 - Sun Jul 5    Astor, Florida 32102

Join us this weekend as we watch the Firecracker 250 and the Coke Zero 400 at William's Landing. Enjoy our daily specials along with an ice cold drink, cause the weather is sure to be on the warm side. Just want to relax, then join us at Blackwater Inn for lunch or dinner.

September 2015

Labor Day Weekend

Fri Sep 4 - Sun Sep 6    Astor, Florida 32102

Join as we wind down the last official summer holiday. Kids are back to school and fall is approaching us, so lets enjoy lunch on our outside deck and relax before all the fall activities start. Taking a boat ride, then stop in at Blackwater Inn for our fresh salad bar and homemade soups or one of your other favorites.

Grandparents Day

Sun Sep 13 - Sun Sep 13    Astor, Florida 32102

If you haven't brought your grandparents to Blackwater Inn before, now would be an excellent time. They will enjoy the relaxing scenic river view while dining on one of our many entrees we have to chose from, so we are sure they will find something to their liking.

October 2015

2015 Biketoberfest

Thu Oct 15 - Sun Oct 18    Astor, Fl. 32102

Daytona's Biketoberfest has lots to offer and so do we. Stop in on your way to Daytona or on your way home and enjoy a wonderful dining experience. We look forward to serving you.

Halloween Party

Sat Oct 31 - Sat Oct 31    Astor, Florida 32102

All the Ghouls and Goblins will be out tonight partying at the William's Landing annual Halloween Party. There will be prizes for the best costumes and a goody bag for all who are in costume. HAPPY HOUR PRICES 7PM til 10:00PM. Come for the food and stay for the fun!

November 2015

Thanksgiving Day

Thu Nov 26 - Thu Nov 26    Astor, Florida 32102

Come feast on our Traditional Thanksgiving Turkey dinner and all the trimmings. We will also be serving our regular menu along with our Turkey Feast. You are sure to GOBBLE up your entire meal. Make your reservations now, for we are bound to fill up fast....

Daytona's Turkey Rod Run

Thu Nov 26 - Sun Nov 29    Daytona Beach, Florida

If you didn't make it to Thanksgiving dinner with us, then stop by on your way to enjoy Daytona's Annual Turkey Rod Run. After all that turkey I am sure you would like to try one of our juicy burgers or some of our delicious seafood.

December 2015

Astor Annual Christmas St. Parade and Boat Parade

Sat Dec 5 - Sat Dec 5    Astor, Florida 32102

When: Saturday, December 5, 2015, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm Location: Astor Community Center, 24148 Ann St., Astor Cost: Free Annual Christmas Street Parade at 10 a.m. with music, floats, and more. Craft show in the Community Center, and lighted boat parade at dusk on the St. Johns River. Make your reservations now for one of the 2 dinner seating's at Blackwater Inn where you can dine and watch the beautiful Christmas Boat parade as it works its way up and back down the river..

Closed For Christmas Holiday

Mon Dec 21 - Sat Dec 26    Astor, Florida 32102

The Staff and Owners of Blackwater Inn and William's Landing would like to wish you a Safe and Happy Holiday Season. We will be closed Monday Dec. 21st through Friday Dec. 25th so that our staff may enjoy time with their families. We will reopen on Saturday December 26th at our regular times. Hope to see you then. MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!


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