Newly installed shade sails cover the new 27th Avenue Beachfront Park playground in this photo taken May 21, 2019. (City of New Smyrna Beach/Phillip Veski)

NSB Opens New Beachfront Playground

The City of New Smyrna Beach will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate completion of its newest playground at 27th Avenue Beachfront Park (3701 S Atlantic Avenue) on Friday, June 28 at 10:00 AM.  Paid for in part with a $220,000 Volusia County ECHO grant, the playground features all-inclusive, ADA-accessible amenities and large shade sails to keep park-goers cool. Ribbon-cutting for NSB’s new 27th Avenue Beachfront Park … Continue reading NSB Opens New Beachfront Playground

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4th of July Casino Night

The city of New Smyrna Beach will host its annual 4th of July Casino Night fundraiser at the Brannon Center (105 S Riverside Drive) on Thursday, July 4 from 6:30 to 9:30 PM. 4th of July Casino Night fundraiser to benefit New Smyrna Beach Summer Fun scholarship program Admission includes beer, wine, heavy hors d’oeuvres, raffles for prizes, and access to casino games including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, … Continue reading 4th of July Casino Night

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Ocean Properties Hosts Military Appreciation Getaway

In honor of National Military Appreciation Month, which is celebrated during the month of May, Ocean Properties hosted their first annual Veteran’s Appreciation Getaway. Ocean Properties, along with their generous owners, gifted a group of specially selected veterans and their families a complimentary stay in New Smyrna Beach with accommodations for four nights. Together with local businesses, the veteran guests and their families were able … Continue reading Ocean Properties Hosts Military Appreciation Getaway

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5 Tips for Tourists

Visiting a new spot is always exciting. New city, new people, new landscape. Sometimes it’s the beautiful architecture of an old town, or the way the sun sets over tropical waters. Going on vacation renews the soul and rejuvenates the spirit. It’s necessary to our survival, to be honest. I need a new adventure to put perspective into my life. We get so excited, I … Continue reading 5 Tips for Tourists

NSB Splash Pad Design

NSB Asks for Public Input to Design Splash Pad

The city of New Smyrna Beach will host a public meeting to gather community input for a new splash pad at Alonzo “Babe” James Community Center (201 N. Myrtle Avenue) on Wednesday, June 12 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. June 12 from 5:30 – 6:30 PM @ Babe James Community Center Representatives from the city and design firm CPH will be on-hand to share conceptual … Continue reading NSB Asks for Public Input to Design Splash Pad

Turnbull Creek at sunset. (City of New Smyrna Beach/Phillip Veski)

NSB to Hold Meetings for Preservation of Turnbull Creek

Commissioners will meet with citizen committee, then review first round of appraisals ahead of purchase vote on June 25. Last November, over 75 percent of voters in New Smyrna Beach approved the Turnbull Creek Water Quality, Wildlife Habitat, and Natural Areas Protection Bonds municipal referendum.  This granted the City Commission authority to issue up to $15 million in general obligation bonds to purchase land along … Continue reading NSB to Hold Meetings for Preservation of Turnbull Creek

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NSB Beach Grub Food and Rentals

Park where the locals park and eat where the locals eat! NSB Beach Grub, located on the beach right in front of Sea Vista Tiki Bar and the Islander Beach Resort in New Smyrna Beach, offers rentals of all the essentials you need for a day at the beach plus hot food and cold drinks to feed your hunger after a day in the sun. … Continue reading NSB Beach Grub Food and Rentals

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Atlantic Hurricane Season: June 1 – November 30

The Atlantic Hurricane Season starts on June 1st! Citizens are encouraged to be prepared for the first 72 hours after an event. Storms or natural disasters can have the ability to knock your power out for an extended period. During an outage, portable generators can offer temporary power, but there are potential risks associated with the use of these generators. Be sure to follow these … Continue reading Atlantic Hurricane Season: June 1 – November 30

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Memorial Day Ceremonies in Volusia

Memorial Day in Port Orange The City of Port Orange will hold their annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 27th at 10 a.m. located at the City Center Veteran’s Park, 1000 City Center Circle, Port Orange, FL. The VFW Post 3282 will host the ceremony, which will feature a display of colors, speeches and a 21- gun salute. For more information, please call (386) … Continue reading Memorial Day Ceremonies in Volusia