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MARCH 2023

1st SATURDAY - March 4, 2023

The Canal Street Historic District Association is pleased to present our 6th annual Pooch Parade. This fun, family – friendly event will begin at 11am in Christmas Park and our furry friends will make their way to the Crimson House where prizes will be awarded. Stay and enjoy the First Saturday Events and Downtown Music Festival for a perfect Saturday in Downtown.

There are two main categories of dogs: costume and au naturel. And there are four weight categories. A panel of judges will decide the winners who receive nifty prizes!

Please scroll through the rules and fill out the application located below. Then submit the $10 fee to complete registration. Pet food donations will be accepted the day of the parade. 


Art & Artisan Stroll, 9am-3pm- Every 1st Saturday Canal Street hosts vendors in tents presenting their handmade products for sale. These artists and artisans offer a wide variety of attractive products to add to the reasons you should be on Canal Street every 1st Saturday. In addition to the vendors, be sure to catch the live music in Christmas Park starting at noon.

Vendor Application

Sip & Stroll - 1-6pmPurchase your tickets online (link to below until 1pm on the day of the event). You'll register and pick up your tickets at the locations below starting at 1pm. You may also make in-person purchases starting at that time.

  • Riverpark Terrace, 302 S. Riverside Dr.
  • Crimson House, 219 N. Orange Ave.
  • Information booth, Live Oak & Canal St.

Participating businesses include:

Cafe' del Soul

City Market Bistro

CorkScrew Bar and Grille

Crimson House

Jane's Art Center

New Smyrna Beach Brewing Company

Panheads Pizzeria

River Deck

Riverpark Terrace 

Sugar Works Distillery

The General Public House

Yellow Dog Eats

Sip & Stroll Tickets

Sample craft beers and unique wines as you stroll through the Canal Street Historic District.

Tickets are $25 – Includes a Canal Street souvenir glass and 12 sampling tickets that can be redeemed at 12 locations in the district. A self-guided map is provided. The walk is held on the first Saturday of each month. 

Art Gallery Exhibitions

Most Galleries - GALLERY WALK

Opening Receptions - March 4, 2023

Artists Workshop

"Artists Choice"

Opening Reception: March 4, 4-7m

Exhibit Open Through March

Arts on Douglas

In the Feature Gallery

Chris Robb: The Limits of Control

Opening Reception: Saturday, March 4, 4-7pm

Artist Talk: Friday, March 10, 11am

Exhibit through March 25, 2023

Arts on Douglas

In the alt_space Gallery

Ivan Riascos - the odd I see/my Odyssey

Opening Reception: Saturday, March 4, 4-7pm

Artist Talk: Friday, March 24, 11am

Exhibit: Through April 15, 2023

The Hub on Canal

Founders Gallery

Fish Tales by Byron Keith Byrd

Opening, Saturday, March 4, 4-7pm

Artist Talk: 6pm

Through March 26, 2023

Jane's Art Center

Fluffle of Fun

Julie Latayan

Opening: Saturday, March 4 - 4-7pm

On exhibit through March 29, 2023

Be sure to also stop by the other galleries on Canal Street

as you enjoy Gallery Walk.


MARCH 11, 2023

Classic Cars on Canal


Every month on the second Saturday. Stroll beautiful Canal Street while viewing cars of all years, makes and models. A new beginning for the tradition with the active participation of the Canal Street Merchants Association and the City of New Smyrna Beach. Music by DJ Frank.


MARCH 16, 2023


The second "season" of Canal Street Nights is better than ever. You'll find all new vendors and food trucks will add dinner choices and capacity. Bring the family. Shop and get something to eat while you listen to live music. We'll see you every third Thursday through May, 2023.

Want to become a vendor? Click below:

Vendor Information

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