Looking for something fun to do this weekend in New Smyrna Beach? Don’t miss out on the 41st Annual IMAGES: A Festival of the Arts! Whether or not you’re an art aficionado, it’s a fun and exciting festival designed to showcase and promote local art while providing entertainment for all ages and interests. So head to Riverside Park and check out one of NSB’s top events!
What is the 41st Annual IMAGES: A Festival of the Arts?
IMAGES is a public art festival featuring three days of art exhibits, live music, student art, and kids’ activities—considered one of the top outdoor shows in the Southeast! The event kicks off tomorrow Friday, January 27 from 1pm to 5pm at Riverside Park of New Smyrna Beach. It continues Saturday, January 28 from 9 to 5 and Sunday, January 29 from 10 to 4.
Last year, the festival featured work from over 230 artists from across the US and Canada and drew a crowd of over 45,000 to Riverside Park!
All the Details of the Festival
Arts, music, activities, food, and more! Find free live music by local musicians all day every day at the IMAGES Live! Entertainment tent. The Creative Education Tent, open 10–4 Saturday and Sunday, features hands-on art activities for kids taught by the Atlantic Center for the Arts Volunteer League and local art teaches. Next door, the Student Art Exhibit features the work of over 100 students from Southeast Volusia schools.
There’s even a food court, which offerers everything from hamburgers, hot dogs, corn dogs, barbecue, and funnel cakes to seafood, Chinese, Italian and Polish sausages, chicken wraps, steak sandwiches, and gyros!
Become a Patron of the Arts
Want to give back to the arts community of NSB? Become a patron and have the honor of taking part in the Patron’s Choice Awards! Individuals or businesses who spend a minimum of $200 on artwork and make a tax-deductible donation of at least $150 will present the prestigious “Patrons Choice Award” ribbon to their artist of choice, to be displayed at their booth.
Other Helpful Information
Parking will be available on Canal Street, Sams Avenue, Magnolia Street, Andrews Street, and North Riverside Drive. And don’t forget to stop by the Information Tent to purchase T-shirts, posters, and other souvenirs!
Come Have Fun in NSB!
The IMAGES festival isn’t the only fun event in New Smyrna Beach! There are outstanding events happening all the time—but even all its events and happenings aren’t what make life in NSB truly amazing. Come explore its white-sand beaches, spend the day on a premier golf course, shop and dine in style, and enjoy plenty of outdoor recreation. Contact NSB natives Donna & David to find your vacation home in NSB today!