Christmas on Canal Street

Spark the Spirit | Friday, November 26th | 5pm -7:30pm

Tree Lighting Ceremony, Live Entertainment & Santa’s Grand Entrance make this family friendly event the kick off of Christmas on Canal Street in our beautiful Downtown. Canal Street Historic District brings the spirit of the holidays to Christmas Park, located at the corner of Live Oak & Canal Street.

Stores and Restaurants have extended hours and Canal Street will be closed to accommodate pedestrians. Stop in and visit Santa’s Work Hub and watch the childrens’ eyes light up when they see the sparkling decorations and Santa too!

​There may also be a special surprise to get you into the “winter” spirit!

Coastal Christmas Market | Saturday, November 27th | 9am - 5pm

Enjoy a wide variety of beautiful gifts and holiday decor handcrafted by local artisans. Our merchants will welcome you into their shops for a look at the treasures available all year long on Canal Street. Support local charities and schools by purchasing their baked goods and other items. Bring the kids and enjoy a fun day on Canal Street.

  • Shop Handcrafted Holiday Items from 90+ Local Vendors
  • Music & Demonstrations (on Live Oak)
  • Grab Lunch or a Snack: Local Restaurant or Street Fare
  • Support Local Charities & Schools Unique Gifts for everyone on your list!

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12th Annual Girls Night Out | Thursday, December 2nd | 5pm - 9pm

Gather your girls and kick off the season with an exciting shopping experience complete with food, drink, and holiday specials provided by Canal Street merchants.  Treat yourself with a fun-filled evening of live music, free activities along the street, and swag.  Activities include ornaments, photo booths, hair accessories, gift wrapping and more.  Enjoy the holiday spirit as you stroll down Canal Street in New Smyrna Beach filling your bags with presents for you and your loved ones.



New Smyrna Beach Christmas Parade | Saturday, December 4th | 4pm - 6:30pm

Sponsored by The City of New Smyrna Beach, the Annual Christmas Parade will begin at the intersection of Flagler Ave. and South Atlantic. It will travel west along Flagler Avenue and the North Causeway, south on Riverside Drive and will turn west on Canal Street and will end at Orange Street.

Holiday Boat Parade | Saturday, December 11th | at Dusk

New Smyrna’s Holiday Boat Parade travels along the Intercoastal Waterway in New Smyrna Beach and Edgewater, delighting visitors and residents alike. Location: Riverfront Park