New Smyrna Area
The beach isn’t the only thing to do during your stay here!
Arts on Douglas Fine Art and Collectibles – Arts on Douglas Fine Art and Collectibles is a unique commercial art gallery located in the arts-rich community of New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Founded in 1996 by Doris Leeper, artist and Atlantic Center for the Arts founder and artist/benefactor Ed Harris, Arts on Douglas promotes the work and careers of prominent Florida artists. 123 Douglas Street, New Smyrna Beach. (386) 428-1133.
New Smyrna Museum of History – See how the Southeast Volusia Historical Society, preserves, interprets, and promotes history in Southeast Volusia. Admission is by donation and is open from 10:00am to 4:00pm Tuesday – Saturday. 120 Sams Avenue, New Smyrna Beach. (386) 478-0052.
Downtown New Smyrna Beach – The historic buildings and gorgeous architecture area creates the perfect backdrop to charming, historic downtown New Smyrna Beach. The tree-lined, pedestrian friendly streets offer a variety of specialty shops, fine dining, and cultural attractions. Parking is free.
Canaveral National Seashore – Year round recreation including fishing, boating, canoeing, surfing, sunbathing, swimming, hiking, camping, nature and historical trails. Visit the Eldora Statehouse, filled with history of earlier life along Mosquito Lagoon.
The Little Theatre – Providing big entertainment to the community as well as education in the performing arts, The Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach presents six productions from September to May and a summer production in July. 726 Third Avenue, New Smyrna Beach. (386) 423-1246.
Flagler Avenue New Smyrna Beach – A true seaside beach street filled with quaint boutiques, galleries, surf shops, restaurants, inns and more. Be sure to check out the nightlife on Flagler with many restaurants and pubs offering live entertainment.
Upcoming Summer Local Events
Seaside Fiesta- 26th annual Seaside Fiesta, Thu, June 19, 5pm – 9pm
Kick off the summer season at the 26th Annual Seaside Fiesta from 5 – 9 p.m., Thursday, June 19, along Flagler Avenue, New Smyrna Beach. The Fiesta features entertainment, arts and crafts booths, food, games, music and more. Many of the Flagler merchants also feature special sales and activities. The Fiesta is co-sponsored by the City of New Smyrna Beach and the Flagler Avenue Merchants. Admission is free. Flagler Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic at 3 p.m. A free park ‘n ride shuttle will begin at 4 p.m. Look for the directional signs to the lot. For more information, please call the New Smyrna Beach Recreation Department at 386.424.2175.
Surfari Club Surf & SUP Contest- Sat, June 21 & 22, 8am – 5pm
Christmas in July- Sat, July 5, 10am – 5pm
Monthly Recurring Events:
Art Walk / Gallery Stroll – Every 1st Saturday of the Month Art Walk 10am-5pm/Gallery Stroll 4pm-7pm – The galleries located on Douglas and historic Canal Streets feature monthly solo and group exhibitions, artist talks and live music. This event is free and has been a gathering spot for art lovers, patrons, and artists for many years.
East Coast Cruiser Night -Every 2nd Saturday of the Month, 4pm to 8pm – A classic car show hosted by the East Coast Cruisers Car Club is held every second Saturday of the Month on Canal Street. The street is closed to all vehicle traffic with the exception of the classic cars. Fun for the whole family with a DJ, food, and shopping.
Wine Walk – Every 4th Saturday of the Month, 1pm to 7pm – Stroll Flagler Avenue and enjoy wine tasting with live music and many fine dining restaurants. Passport tickets can be purchased at the corner of Cooper Street and Flagler Avenue.
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