IMAGES: A Festival of the Arts 2025

Enjoy great live music and performances at Riverside Park

Discover the magic of creativity at the 48th Annual IMAGES: A Festival of the Arts! This event was ranked 18th in the Nation for Fine Art Festivals by the Sunshine Artist Magazine in 2023. This FREE public art festival is a vibrant celebration that draws over 53,000 art enthusiasts to Downtown New Smyrna Beach!

The IMAGES festival stands out with its commitment to the arts, offering $30,000 in cash awards to participating artists while having one of the best Patron Programs in the Southeast. With a lineup of over 225 artists, the festival transforms the downtown area into an open-air gallery, showcasing a diverse range of artistic expressions. Beyond the fantastic art, visitors can choose from an array of culinary delights from local food trucks, enjoy live entertainment, capture memories at the complimentary photo booth, and let their creativity flow with face painting. Families are in for a treat with Creative Education activities designed for children, this festival is truly an engaging experience for all.

Don't miss the chance to explore the world of art! Go support talented artists and enjoy the many festivities that make this event a highlight of the community calendar. Make it a memorable weekend, plan your New Smyrna Beach vacation today!

Event Schedule


January 24, 2025

Show: 1 PM – 5 PM


January 25, 2025

Show: 9 AM – 5 PM


January 26, 2025

Show: 10 AM – 4 PM

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