Featuring professional artists invited from around the country to paint En Plein Air within the Canaveral National Seashore and around the historic community of New Smyrna Beach. The beautiful paintings and watercolors from this event are displayed in a Plein Air Gallery located at Arts on Douglas and are available for purchase. During last year's Plein Air Paint Out, the Canaveral National Seashore celebrated its centennial! Check back in for more information on this year's Plein Air Paint Out.
This year, FishStock will take place during memorial weekend, September 8 - 10, 2017, and will be held at the New Smyrna Beach Marina and Outriggers Restaurant. The forecast looks great and we hope you get to enjoy some family time and break from the office. The things that make FishStock such a fun weekend are the NSB Striker Offshore Tournament, NSB Redfish & Trout Challenge, KidStock Daily Seminars, CCA Silent Auction and FishStock 5k fun run.
Come experience the biggest and best harmonica festival in the southeast U.S.! Every October, the Florida Harmonica Championships combines performances from more than 20 great harp players with internationally known guest stars. Anyone can compete in this organic, show-oriented event. Every year, music lovers from all over the country travel to beautiful New Smyrna Beach to witness what has become a signature Florida music happening.
A free public festival, IMAGES: A Festival of the Arts is considered one of the top outdoor art shows in the southeast US. The weekend of festivities includes outstanding art, live music, a student art exhibit featuring the work of 100 of our talented youth in Southeast Volusia, and a creatvie education tent with five hands-on art projects that serves over 750 children, in partnership with art educators from our local schools. The next festival will take place January 26 - 28, 2018.
The New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival is one of Central Florida's premier music events. It's a lively three-day affair with great jazz, food and lots of fun. Flagler Avenue has proven to be the perfect location, with concert goers going from club to club all day from the Atlantic Ocean to the Indian River. Through the years the festival has expanded to include Third Avenue, Canal Street, Atlantic Avenue and the North Causeway in New Smyrna Beach. This year's jazz festival will take place September 21 - 24, 2017.
Each year, the popular restaurant Norwood's hosts its annual Holiday Food & Wine Festival. This festival features a grand tasting (over 300 wines!), hand crafted food, live music and select beer and cocktails with the last day usually featuring a brunch including their bloody mary bar and sangria bar, live music and more! This year's food & wine festival will take place December 1 - 3, 2017. You won't want to miss this.