About Flagler Avenue
Flagler Avenue, located in New Smyrna Beach, FL, is a treasure of yesterday’s old Florida ambiance. Stroll this charming historic street and leave a personal inscription on the “Walk of Fame” by having a brick engraved with your message. Leisurely walk the five blocks from the ocean to the river. Extend your stay and experience a spectacular oceanside sunrise or riverside sunset. Awake to the sound of the ocean or the natural beauty of the river and once again enjoy the enchantment of Flagler Avenue. For visitors and residents alike, this area also offers a vibrant nightlife and active community calendar of events. There’s always something happening on Flagler Avenue!
Annual Events on Flagler Avenue
- January – Annual Chowder Contest
- February – Gumbo Festival and Cook Off, Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday Parade
- March – Shamrock and Roll Treasure Hunt, Great Potato Feast and Spring Sidewalk Sale
- April – NSB Food Festival
- May – Cinco de Mayo Celebration and New Smyrna Beach Blues Festival
- June – Seaside Fiesta and New Smyrna Beach Reggae Festival
- July – Enjoy the Beach!
- August – NSB Shrimp & Seafood Festival
- September – New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival
- October – New Smyrna Beach Country and Bluegrass Festival, Project Pink, Chili & Craft Beer Walk, New Smyrna-Ween
- November – Flamingo Follies, New Smyrna Beach Rock and Roll Music Festival, Fall Sidewalk Sale
- December – Cider Social, Light Up Flagler, New Year’s Eve Fireworks, NSB Christmas Parade
Wine Walk & Art Walk
Every 4th Saturday (3rd Saturday in September), Flagler Avenue is the setting for two great events: the monthly Flagler Avenue Wine Walk and Art Walk. At Wine Walk explore over 100 interesting wines inside local pubs, galleries and restaurants during this monthly progressive wine tasting event. Participants receive 20 drink tickets and a map of Flagler Avenue noting the participating venues and wines offered. Redeem your drink tickets for wine tastings anytime between 1pm and 7pm and enjoy a walk down Flagler Avenue! For more information visit www.partyonflagler.com.
$25 Tasting Passports are on sale day the of the event at three locations along Flagler Avenue. Only cash is accepted but there are ATMs at various locations. Start your Wine Walk by visiting one of the three tents to purchase tickets. Wine Walk tents will be setup at the following areas:
- Peninsula Ave and Flagler Ave in the parking area for Exit Realty
- At the corner of Cooper St. and Flagler Ave, next door to Pat Collado Real Estate
- Corner of N. Atlantic and Flagler Avenue.
Flagler Avenue’s monthly Art Walk is hosted on the same day as Wine Walk events, from 10am to 5pm. Nearly a dozen local and Florida artists scatter along the Avenue at 12 retail locations. Artists change each month to offer a unique variety of fine art and crafts. This event has been a part of the community for more than six years. For more information, please call 386–428–1770.
2016 Wine & Art Walk Dates:
- January 23
- February 27
- March 26
- April 23
- May 28
- June 25
- July 23
- August 27
- September 17
- October 22
- November 26
- December 24
About the Flagler Avenue Business Association
Flagler Avenue Business Association, for more than 30 years, has banded together as a self-governing group of active business owners who see the value in working together to create a better avenue. Each member has a chance to make a difference, be a part of our community and help their neighbors. We have a volunteer board of directors committed to the betterment of Flagler Avenue and the surrounding area. Their mission is to ensure positive growth and development of the area by planning and promoting Flagler Avenue to residents and tourists. FABA works closely with the City of New Smyrna Beach, the New Smyrna Beach Visitors Bureau, and community organizations to improve and promote economic development.
The Flagler Avenue Business Association is committed to promoting our beautiful avenue year round in a variety of ways through advertising, promotions and special events. We are extremely pleased to launch our new FABA website as our newest marketing tool available to all our members and future new members, beginning 2016.
Our members meet quarterly on the 2nd Wednesday of the first month of the quarter at 5:45PM at the Hampton Inn New Smyrna Beach. Subcommittees for Marketing, Events and other issues meet as needed.
Pay for Your FABA Membership Online
Renew your membership dues online via PayPal (A PayPal account is not needed to pay online. You will be redirected to PayPal to complete the transaction securely with your credit card, debit card, or PayPal account.)
Membership Dues: $120 per year
Dues received after July 31st are $150. If dues have not been received by September 30, 2016 the business will have to wait until following year to join the Flagler Avenue Business Association.