We love Atlantic Beach, and what makes it such a special place is the community. The city is full of creatives and the business owners here dedicate themselves to showing off the residents’ talents. There are lots of fun things to do in Atlantic Beach, so we made a list of five things that are sure to spark your interest.
Atlantic Beach Arts Market
The Atlantic Beach Arts Market (also known as ABAM to the local community in Atlantic Beach) has a space of 5,000 square feet and features over 90 local artists and vendors! Here, you can buy jewelry, paintings, vintage products, and gorgeous pottery. ABAM also lends their hands to helping those who are interested in crafts. They hold classes for activities like making jewelry, custom oil painting, and watercolor painting!
Check out their website for information regarding these events.
ABET | All Beaches Experimental Theatre
If you’ve never experienced live theatre, you should come to ABET Theatre. Live theatre on the beach?! It’s like a two for one deal! The theatre holds original plays and also showcases classic stories. And you don’t have to be a viewer. Get involved and join the ABET Guild! Along with this awesome opportunity, you’re welcome to volunteer and make donations to the ABET Theatre. It is a not-for-profit theatre and their high quality productions are nothing short of amazing.
Growing up in Jacksonville, the owner of this theatre took her passion for the arts and turned it into a place where everyone can enjoy music and exceptional acting. At Set Studios, the performers always put on an excellent show and productions are extremely professional. Looking to be a part of their acts? Sign up for classes on their website. SET Studios also holds auditions for their upcoming plays. Don’t miss out!
Word Revolt Art Gallery
We can’t get enough of a community who truly loves their people. And Word Revolt Art Gallery has created the perfect space for creatives. This is a free platform for artists to show their work! This gallery receives grants, donations, and gallery sales, which allows them to provide a public area for talented artists. Some of their gallery work includes abstract art, and a chance to see art from a virtually realistic perspective. Come to their workshops or maybe buy one of their books online!
The First Act Children's Community Theatre Inc.
The First Act Children’s Community Theatre Inc. believes that children are the natural storytellers of the world. See theatre through the eyes of a child at this establishment that gives the public an outstanding show every time! We love how committed this theatre is to helping children’s realize their full potential and express themselves on a creative level.
If you know anyone who is interested, the theatre has camps and classes where children will learns the basic of theatre and how to discover their talents! Discover the website for more details.