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NSB Blues Festival

The 7th Annual NSB Blues Festival is a music festival that celebrates all aspects of American Blues Music and features several music crossover entertainment options. With over 30 free shows across three days at various locations in the district, there is something for everyone. All shows are free admission. Some locations are restricted to ages 21 and up. FRIDAY, MAY 10 3 PM: Smokin Joe … Continue reading NSB Blues Festival

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The Great Chicken Debate

It’s hard to miss the chickens clucking around beachside while strolling Flagler Avenue, but are they a menace or part of the city’s charm? Chickens on Flagler Avenue These chickens have ruffled a lot of feathers lately sparking a heated debate around safety, but are they really a threat? Some claim yes. The City of New Smyrna Beach vs. Chickens First, rumors swirled of an … Continue reading The Great Chicken Debate

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New Smyrna Beach Food Festival

April 18 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm The 11th annual New Smyrna Beach Food Festival will fill the beach side from 5-9 p.m., Thursday, April 18th, along Flagler Avenue. Diners may sample taste-sized portions of Volusia County restaurants’ best dishes priced from $3 to $5 and enjoy live entertainment along the Avenue.  Restaurants will be competing for the coveted “Best on the Beach” award.   For … Continue reading New Smyrna Beach Food Festival

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Gumbo Festival

March 2, 2019 @ 12 – 6 PM Flagler Avenue, New Smyrna Beach Celebrate Mardi Gras with a NOLA favorite, GUMBO!  Join the party at the New Smyrna Beach Gumbo Festival Saturday, March 2 from 12 to 6 PM on Flagler Avenue for the great Gumbo Cook-Off. The festival features over 15 gumbos from local restaurants, which participants can enjoy and then vote on their … Continue reading Gumbo Festival

Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Parade and Party

Tuesday, March 5 @ 7 PM Flagler Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL Let the Good Times Roll at the 13th Annual Flagler Avenue Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Parade on Tuesday, March 5! Come watch all of the Mardi Gras-themed floats, decorated cars, and community acts as they throw out Mardi Gras beads during the parade! The parade route will begin at S. Atlantic Avenue, turn west … Continue reading Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Parade and Party

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Wine Walk / Art Walk in New Smyrna Beach

Recurring monthly on the last Saturday along Flagler Avenue, NSB Art Walk From: 10 AM to 5 PM On the last Saturday of every month, The Gallery Group of Flager Avenue helps bring a dozen local and Florida artists who scatter along Flagler Avenue in New Smyrna Beach. Offering a unique variety of fine art and crafts, artists change monthly so there’s always something new … Continue reading Wine Walk / Art Walk in New Smyrna Beach

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Flagler Tavern

Surf ‘n’ turf joins cocktails in a 1920s building with warm, period-inspired decor & verandas. 414 Flagler Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 (386) 426-2080 Hours: Mon. – Fri.: 11:30 a.m. – 2 a.m.; Sat. – Sun.: 10 a.m. – 2 a.m. Happy Hour Mon. – Fri: 11:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sat. – Sun.: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. $2.75 Domestic Draft and Bottled … Continue reading Flagler Tavern