Thousands of people show up to Buc-ee’s grand opening in Daytona Beach

The mega gas station and convenience store is only the second Buc-ee’s location to open in Florida

The Texas chain Buc-ee’s opened its second Florida location in Daytona Beach on Monday, and thousands of people showed up.

The location is open near the intersection of Interstate 95 and LPGA Boulevard. It has 104 gas pumps and a 53,000 square foot store.

Buc-ee’s is known for having thousands of options for food, snacks, candy and sweets. Food options include BBQ, fudge, Beaver nuggets, jerky, and kolaches. The store sells tons of Florida-themed clothes and home décor.

Governor Ron DeSantis showed up at the grand opening calling Buc-ee’s the “Shangri-La of service stations.”

For a look inside the Daytona Beach Buc-ee’s store, see the video below:

Gene Wexler

Gene Wexler

Gene spent his youth in upstate New York before making the pilgrimage down to the sunshine state. After spending a few years reporting, anchoring, and hosting at our sister station WOKV in Jacksonville, Gene was asked to bring his talents to Orlando at WDBO

Listen

news

weather

traffic

mobile apps

Everything you love about wdbo.com and more! Tap on any of the buttons below to download our app.

amazon alexa

Enable our Skill today to listen live at home on your Alexa Devices!