April 2014 Events in New Smyrna Beach
5K CHAMBER CHALLENGE RUN
115 Canal ST New Smyrna Beach
April 3, 2014 5:30pm
The Southeast Volusia Chamber of Commerce is hosting a flat 3.1-mile run through the Canal Street Historic District and along Riverside Drive. To register or for more information on this 5K USATF Certified Course call 386-428-2449 or click HERE.
KISS THE BRIDE (It’s a show!)
The Little Theater 726 Third Ave New Smyrna Beach
April 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 2014
Kiss the Bride is a madcap comedy of a groom out to murder his (frequently married and very wealthy) bride on their wedding night. Having hired a couple of bumbling bad guys to do the job, the groom mistakes an introverted wedding guest for the hired killer, sending him upstairs with his wife. Soon after, the hit man and wife arrive, having kidnapped an unsuspecting bride at the wrong reception. The kidnapped bride soon escapes from the trunk of their car and, with the help of crazed couples and uninvited guests; she sends the newlyweds fleeing and the audience rolling down the aisles with laughter.
2 NEW SMYRNA BEACH FARMERS MARKETS
There are 2 of them. Sams Ave & Canal St & Norwood’s Parking Lot
EVERY Saturday 7am-12:30pm
A faithful mainstay of the City the farmers markets provide a supportive environment for those people taking care of the land and its resources- local family farmers, growers and vendors of local fresh fruit, vegetables, herbs, juices, flowers, plants, dairy products, eggs, meat and seafood. Also a diverse selection of specialty foods, baked goods, art and high quality handcrafted items- both local and global. New Smyrna Beach Farmers’ Market invites you, your children, and even your dogs to stop by and take a stroll through your local market.
ART STROLL & GALLERY WALK
Canal Street New Smyrna Beach
April 5, 2014 10am - 7pm
The galleries located on Douglas and Canal Streets feature monthly solo and group exhibitions, artist talks and live music. The First Saturday Art Stroll/Gallery Walk has become a community gathering spot for a discerning mix of art lovers, patrons and artists for over 10 years. A free concert also is scheduled from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in Christmas Park. Galleries feature solo and group exhibitions and artist talks in the Douglas Avenue area of the district from 4-7 p.m. Admission is free.
Call Lola for more info: 386-690-8666
FREE CONCERT IN THE PARK
Corner of Canal St & Live Oak St New Smyrna Beach
April 5, 2014 11am - 1pm
Music lovers enjoy a free concert.
Bring a lawn chair. For information on monthly performers, please call Marc Monteson at 386.423.9760.
31st ANNUAL HORSIN’ AROUND FUNDRAISER
Atlantic Center For The Arts Municipal Airport New Smyrna Beach
April 6, 2014 11am - 3pm
31st Annual Horsin’ Around Benefit Auction for Atlantic Center for the Arts
Complete info click HERE
ANNUAL LIPTON CUP SAILING REGATTA
New Smyrna Beach
April 11 - 14, 2014
Smyrna Yacht Club is promoting an even a bigger and better Lipton Cup Regatta. In 2014, the Lipton Cup Regatta will be a part of the Halifax River Yacht Club’s Commodores Cup 10 race series.
For complete event info click HERE
CANAL STREET CRUISE
Canal Street New Smyrna Beach
April 12, 2014 4-8pm
Sponsored by the East Coast Cruisers, the family friendly classic car show offers food and entertainment in a historic setting, Call Pat Teehan at 386-547-7319 for additional info or click here.
5th ANNUAL NEW SMYRNA BEACH FOOD FESTIVAL
Flagler Ave Beachside, New Smyrna Beach
April 17, 2014 5pm-9pm
The festival showcases scores of local restaurants selling tastes of their best dishes at “sample-size prices”. The Festival is designed to allow guests to stroll the avenue and enjoy tastes of sumptuous food from multiple restaurants.
In addition to the food booths, the festival offers local artisans, live entertainment inside host sponsor locations, venders, sponsor displays and exhibits.
EASTER EGG HUNT
Old Fort Park 210 Sams Ave New Smyrna Beach
April 19, 2014 Noon
Children may get an early start on their annual search for eggs. The hunt will be divided into four age groups: 2-3, 4-5, 6-9, 10-12. The event is free. Children should bring a basket. Free hot dogs, drinks and activities also will be offered. For more information call 386.424.2175.
FLAGLER AVE ART & WINE WALK
Flagler Ave New Smyrna Beach
April 26, 2014 10am-7pm (Wine Tasting 1-7pm)
Explore interesting wines and artwork as you walk Flagler Avenue. During the progressive event, taste your choice of more than 100 showcased wines. Wine tasting passports are $25 and are available at 113 Flagler, at the tent at Flagler Avenue and Cooper Street, or at the corner of S. Atlantic and Flagler Avenue. Passports include 20 tasting tickets and a keepsake wine glass. Some locations feature both one and multi-ticket wines to sample. Call 386-428-1600 for more info.