Welcome to small town charm – Florida style! You are cordially invited to take a relaxed stroll down the pedestrian-friendly, palm tree-lined lanes of Canal Street and discover New Smyrna Beach’s charming historic district. Alive with shops, boutiques, galleries, and museums, visitors can experience some exceptional art, much of it from local artisans. Also featuring the award winning New Smyrna Museum of History, Canal Street is perfect for a leisurely walk or a fun family outing.
On the first Saturday of every month this Historic Downtown District hosts a Gallery Walk along Canal and Douglas Streets. This free art stroll features vendors and artists who set up along the street from 10 am to 5 pm, exhibiting their latest individual creations. The Canal Street Craft Beer Walk is held simultaneously from 1 pm to 7 pm. Visitors can sample an assortment of local brew flavors as they wind their way through a variety of fine local pubs and breweries.
On the second Saturday of every month Canal Street Historic District along with the East Coast Cruisers cosponsor Cruise Night on Canal Street beginning at 4 pm and ending at 8 pm. There is food and entertainment for the whole family. Come see the antique muscle cars! There’s truly a lot to love in this area of New Smyrna Beach including a unique blend of parks and excellent water views as you head toward the river. Be sure to check out the weekly farmers’ market too!
Tickets for the Craft Beer Walk can be purchased at the New Smyrna Beach Brewing Co.
(143 Canal St, New Smyrna Beach, FL) or The Half Wall Beer House (501 Canal St, New Smyrna Beach, FL).
For more information on Canal Street Events, please call (386) 663-4280.