Bringing Canal Street to Life with Music!



The Canal Street Historic District music scene kicks –off a new season with The 18th Annual New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival September 20-23. The Ray Guiser Volusia Sax Quartet will have a concert September 20, 2018. Jazz After Dark will feature seven acts at various venues throughout the New Smyrna Beach Historic District starting at 6pm until 10:30pm. If you would like additional information please check out the website.

The annual Blocktoberfest event takes place Saturday October 6, featuring 3 groups, Ron & Jim, The Ben Wilkins Duo and Smokehouse.
Paint Canal Pink on October 25 will headline local entertainer Christie Beu.

The 1st Saturday Antique and Vintage Fair November 3 will also feature music, stay tuned for more information on who will be performing.

Spark The Spirit November 23 is part of Christmas on Canal and music will be provided at the main stage by the Dave Capp Project featuring France Neil. Also appearing will be the Southeast Volusia Community Choir,  and The Daytona Carolers. Coastal Market on Canal St. November 24 will also bring the street to life with additional groups .  For Girls Night Out December 6, Alex and Jenny return for an encore show and will also feature Matt Duarte on a separate stage.

Music is always heard at the 1st Saturday Art Stroll with musicians playing at the corner of Christmas Park, in front of the HUB and at Arts on Douglas.

The HUB on Canal has a Music Night the 2nd Friday of every month and a Slo Jam takes place the 3rd Thursday of the month. Harmonica Jam will be presented at the HUB on Saturday, October 20 from 7 to 9pm. Other highlights at the HUB include A Patriotic Salute to our Veterans November 9 as well as the popular Mary and Gina Cuchetti Christmas Show December 14, for these events check out the HUB on canal website.

Several venues have live music throughout the months of September through December.
Watch for our next report on the music scene downtown, January – April.

Pooch Parade

Pooch Parade is coming up on Canal Street it is time to get your fur baby registered.  Make sure you come out for all the great family events during this years Blocktober fest.  October 6th.


Come to New Smyrna Beach for Jazz After Dark.  The 18th Annual NSB Jazz Festival September 22-23, 2018.

Festival and Merchandise Information call 386-428-9760 website:



Best Main Street !!!!

Thank you to everyone who voted for Canal Street as the Best Main Street in the News Journal Readers Choice Stars of the South, Southeast Volusia edition. If you haven’t visited Canal Street come see what you are missing. #canalstreetnsb #lovensb.

Bed Race Results

7th Annual Christmas in July Bed Races!

Thank you to all participants!

Congratulations to the Cork Screw this 2018 winners!
Thank you Canal Street Historic District Assoc, Canal Street Events group, local American Legion and
Pat Teehan for organizing!
Fun day on Canal Street!
#canalstreetnsb. #LoveNSB

Canal Street Car Show July 14th

🚗🚓🚘🚔🚙 Don’t miss the Canal Street Car Show on July 14th. Cruisers usually start arriving around 3pm, at 4pm the streets are blocked off to through traffic and the show begins. Prepare to be in awe of the amazing custom cars, trucks & motorcycles you’ll find in Florida. #canalstreetnsb #classiccars #lovensb

New Smyrna Beach Farmer’s Market

The New Smyrna Beach Farmer's Market is a wonderful addition to Downtown NSB. At the market you will find locally-grown, locally-raised, locally-produced fruits, vegetables, meats, eggs, seafood, herbs, plants, fresh cut flowers, daily products, baked goods, honey, prepared foods, snacks, coffee, juices and more! You can also find candles, artwork, crafts and jewelry by local artists.

Located on 210 Sams Avenue New Smyrna Beach, this park is also known as the "Old Fort".

  • Live Entertainment
  • Pet Friendly
  • Events
  • Open Saturdays
  • Times: 7:00am - 12:30pm (rain or shine)

To become a vendor fill out the application here.

Art Stroll

First Saturday Downtown NSB!  Art, Antiques and MORE!! Canal Street All Day!! Art Stroll on Canal 10AM-5PM!!

Art Vendors & FREE Live Entertainment at Christmas Park 11AM-1PM Gallery Openings 4-7 PM At The Hub on Canal, Artists Workshop on Canal and Galleries on Riverside Drive and Douglas Streets!!

Antique Fair On Canal!! Something for Everyone Downtown This Sat!! Invite the Neighborhood! Share The Post!! Info? Lola Duckworth (386) 690-8666!

Vendor Application


First Saturday on Canal Street

The First Saturday of Each Month

Art Stroll on Canal Street. Artistic vendors set up along the historic Canal street from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Musical artists play from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in Christmas Park, 101 Live Oak Street. Galleries feature solo and group exhibitions and artist talks in the Douglas Avenue area of the district and at the Hub from 4-8 p.m. Admission is free. 

Craft Beer Walk. Sample craft beers along historic Canal Street from 1-7 p.m.

Tickets are $20 or save 10% when you bring your glass back!! Includes: a six-ounce Canal Street souvenir glass and 12 sampling tickets that can be redeemed at 10 locations in the district. The walk is held on the first Saturday of each month.

Tickets can be purchased at The Half Wall Beer House or New Smyrna Beach Brewing Co.

Visit Canal Street Craft Beer Walk for details of event.