Free admission, visit
The Canal Street area is the place to be on 1st Saturdays. Start your morning at the Farmer's Market in the park. After you've picked up what you need for dinner, join us on Canal for the Art and Artisan Stroll.

You'll find a wide variety of artistic vendors lining the street from 9am-3pm. While you check out what the vendors have to offer you can catch live music by RhythmWorks Band from 11am-1pm outside The Hub or other performers in Christmas Park between 1pm and 3pm. Once you've filled your shopping bags, grab lunch and get ready to Sip and Stroll between 1pm and 6pm. If art is your thing, you won't want to miss Gallery Walk between 4pm and 7pm. Our galleries offer something for everyone.
The Canal Street’s Fall Antique and Vintage Market will be sure to not disappoint. Don’t miss a fun day of shopping & browsing through booths filled with:

  • Antiques
  • Primitives
  • Re-purposed Items
  • Jewelry
  • Architectural Salvage
  • Glassware
  • Militaria
  • And Lots More…

If you wish to be a vendor - fill out your application online:
Sample craft beers and unique wines as you stroll through the Canal Street Historic District from 1-6pm.

Tickets are $25 – Includes:
A Canal Street souvenir glass and 12 sampling tickets can be redeemed at 9 locations in the district. A self-guided map is provided. The walk is held on the first Saturday of each month.
Purchase your tickets on-line (link below) up 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.
The Hub on Canal
Founders Gallery Exhibition
John Jacopelle
Opening Reception:
November 6, 4-7pm
Until November 28, 2021

In the Feature Gallery
Jill Cannady
Good Times/Bad Times 
Opening Reception:
Sat., November 6, 4-7pm
Exhibit through:
November 27, 2021
Arts on Douglas
In the alt_space Gallery
Nov. 6 - Dec.11, 2021
Opening Reception:
Saturday, Nov. 6, 4-7pm
Arts on Douglas
In the Feature Gallery 
and Anniversary Celebration
November 6 - 27, 2021
Opening Reception:
Saturday, Nov. 6, 4-7pm
Arts on Douglas
November 6 - 27, 2021
Opening Reception: 
Saturday, Nov. 6, 4-7pm
Be sure to also stop by the other galleries on Canal Street
as you enjoy Gallery Walk.
Canal Street Classic Cruise Car Show
Saturday, November 13

Every month on the second Saturday. Open to all, there's a DJ and plenty of shops open for food and drinks. Cruisers usually start arriving around 3:00 pm. At 4:00 pm the streets are blocked off to through traffic and the show begins. Expect to see anywhere from 200 to over 500 of the finest custom cars, trucks, and motorcycles you'll find in Florida.
The Christmas Spirit Comes to the
Windows of Canal Street Businesses

Let's fall hard for the holiday spirit! Canal Street businesses are going to show off their holiday spirit by decorating their windows and you are encouraged to vote for your favorite. We need a little Christmas......right this very minute.
Spark the Spirit
Friday, November 26th - 5-7:30pm
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!
NOVEMBER 27, 2021
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!

*Vendor Spaces are currently filled. Please follow this LINK to be placed on a waiting list.
Small Business Saturday is on November 27, 2021
By shopping or dining at small businesses throughout the year, you’re showing your support for the businesses in your neighborhood and in the community, you call your own.
Small Business Saturday is an important holiday to draw attention to the importance of shopping at local businesses over large retailers. 
DECEMBER 2, 2021

Gather your girls and kick off the season with an exciting shopping experience. Our restaurants and merchants will help make it an amazing night with holiday specials just for you. The street will be closed so you can stroll with a bit less care than usual. There'll be live music and the ever-popular gift baskets. Enjoy the night and fill your shopping bags with gifts for your friends and family--and maybe a couple for you. After all, you deserve it.

Christmas Parade
Saturday, December, 4, 2021

This year's theme is "Party at the North Pole!" To participate in this year's parade, stop by the Babe James Community Center to fill out an application or if you have any questions call 386-410-2890. Sponsored by the City of New Smyrna Beach.
Holiday Boat Parade
Saturday, December 11 (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