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Get active in Jax!

Isn't never to early to pencil in your calendar and register for the Gate River Run or 26.2 with Donna Marathon in Jacksonville.

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Light Boat Parade and Fireworks

The St. Johns Rive dazzles with a festive holiday lights parade in Downtown Jacksonville the Saturday after Thanksgiving,

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The Battle of the Trophy

Two of college football’s best SEC vs. Big 10 teams battle of the TaxSlayer Bowl trophy, on the first weekend in January at EverBank Field.

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Past, Present and Future

The Florida vs.Georgia Football Classic has deep roots in Jacksonville, Fl . A fall tradition since 1933.

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Music in the Streets

The Jacksonville Jazz Festival is held Memorial Day Weekend every year, featuring stop Jazz acts all for free!

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WinterFEST at Adventure Landing

WinterFEST includes ice skating, nightly snowfalls, ice slides, cookie and ornament decorating and much more!

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The Annual World Of Nations

Celebrate all the different cultural groups that live in Jacksonville by learning about their culture, food and traditions.

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A Sizzlin' Good Time!

Experience a taste of Jacksonville at any given Festival throughout the year.

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Calling All Anglers to Jax.

Be the King of Jacksonville as you reel in a big one at the Kingfish Tournament.

Jax Events

Pack your bags, put on your dancing shoes and hold onto your hats: Jacksonville hosts some of the most exciting events in the Southeast.

Cool Local Festivals:

  • Hear some of the world’s best rock bands as they converge in Jacksonville during Monster Energy's Welcome To Rockville two day outdoor music festival each April at Metropolitan Park.
  • The annual Springing the Blues Festival, held every year in April, is one of the largest blues festivals in the nation. Spend three days listening to renowned blues performers right on the beach! Did we mention it’s FREE?
  • The Jacksonville Jazz Festival,a FREE festival held annually over Memorial Day weekend, brings thousands of music lovers to downtown Jacksonville and the city comes alive. For three days, national and world-renowned Jazz musicians perform to big crowds on stages across Downtown Jacksonville.
  • Jules Verne has nothing on us! Get your passport ready to go around the world in just two days at the annual World of Nations Celebration.This outdoor festival in downtown’s Metropolitan Park showcases the culture, music, and food from dozens of nations.
  • Collective Con features both ticketed and free to the public events covering the genres of sci-fi, fantasy, anime, cosplay, horror , gaming and much more the frist weekend in April.
  • In true #OnlyInJax fashion, celebrate local Jacksonville culture at the Community First Seawalk Music Festival. Celebrate our rich and diverse local resources with all local artists, crew and food vendors. This free, one-day event is held on Jacksonville Beach at the Seawalk Pavilion.
  • The best fireworks show in Florida is at the Jacksonville 4th of July Firework Spectacular Riverfront Celebration in Downtown Jacksonville. Enjoy from the Southbank or the Northbank of the River and enjoy live music, vendors and great FREE family fun. Find out more about all the July 4th fireworks and festivities here.
  • Every July thousands of anglers descend on the First Coast for the Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament and Festival, a 5-day event fit for fishermen of all ages. The winner walks away with anything from $45,000 to $500,000 worth of prize money and big bragging rights.
  • The battle of the SEC goes head to head every October with the Florida Gators and Georgia Bulldogs in the Football Classic, Georgia vs. Florida game.
  • This November, Jacksonville Beach becomes the perfect backdrop for the Jacksonville Sea and Sky Spectacular, a 2-day air show featuring the world-famous and Jacksonville natives, the Blue Angels. On opposite years NAS Jacksonville hosts the Jacksonville Airshow featuring the Blue Angels.
  • Calling all football fans, Navy vs Notre Dame will be played in Jacksonville, Florida this November. Don't miss this highly annticapted game, November 5, 2016.
  • All eyes are on the St. Johns River as the Jacksonville Light Parade sails across Downtown with dozens of boats decked out in their best holiday lights the weekend of Thanksgiving. After the parade, fireworks!

Don't miss out on other "Only In Jax" Trip-Worthy Events:

 

Check-out our weekly events calendar!


Week at a Glance

Get a "First Look" at what is going on in Jacksonville!

  • The Elbow Social

    Every Thursday night in The Elbow!

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  • Indie Pop Dance Party at the Loft

    TheLOFT Thursdays Indie.Pop.Dance.Party. with DJ Wes Reed & Josh Kemp

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  • “Top to Bottom” Walking Tour

    See the skyline views of Downtown Jacksonville from the "Top", venture into the secret underground tunnels in…

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  • Narrated Eco Tour by River Quest Boat Tours

    RAIN OR SHINE - NO COOLERS - ADVANCE PURCHASE

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  • River Jam Sunset Cruise by River Quest Boat Tours

    RAIN OR SHINE - NO COOLERS - ADVANCE PURCHASE

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  • The Elbow Social

    Every Thursday night in The Elbow!

    Read More
  • Indie Pop Dance Party at the Loft

    TheLOFT Thursdays Indie.Pop.Dance.Party. with DJ Wes Reed & Josh Kemp

    Read More
  • “Top to Bottom” Walking Tour

    See the skyline views of Downtown Jacksonville from the "Top", venture into the secret underground tunnels in…

    Read More
  • Narrated Eco Tour by River Quest Boat Tours

    RAIN OR SHINE - NO COOLERS - ADVANCE PURCHASE

    Read More
  • River Jam Sunset Cruise by River Quest Boat Tours

    RAIN OR SHINE - NO COOLERS - ADVANCE PURCHASE

    Read More
  • The Elbow Social

    Every Thursday night in The Elbow!

    Read More
  • Indie Pop Dance Party at the Loft

    TheLOFT Thursdays Indie.Pop.Dance.Party. with DJ Wes Reed & Josh Kemp

    Read More
  • “Top to Bottom” Walking Tour

    See the skyline views of Downtown Jacksonville from the "Top", venture into the secret underground tunnels in…

    Read More
  • Narrated Eco Tour by River Quest Boat Tours

    RAIN OR SHINE - NO COOLERS - ADVANCE PURCHASE

    Read More
  • River Jam Sunset Cruise by River Quest Boat Tours

    RAIN OR SHINE - NO COOLERS - ADVANCE PURCHASE

    Read More
  • The Elbow Social

    Every Thursday night in The Elbow!

    Read More
  • Indie Pop Dance Party at the Loft

    TheLOFT Thursdays Indie.Pop.Dance.Party. with DJ Wes Reed & Josh Kemp

    Read More
  • “Top to Bottom” Walking Tour

    See the skyline views of Downtown Jacksonville from the "Top", venture into the secret underground tunnels in…

    Read More
  • Narrated Eco Tour by River Quest Boat Tours

    RAIN OR SHINE - NO COOLERS - ADVANCE PURCHASE

    Read More
  • River Jam Sunset Cruise by River Quest Boat Tours

    RAIN OR SHINE - NO COOLERS - ADVANCE PURCHASE

    Read More
  • The Elbow Social

    Every Thursday night in The Elbow!

    Read More
  • Indie Pop Dance Party at the Loft

    TheLOFT Thursdays Indie.Pop.Dance.Party. with DJ Wes Reed & Josh Kemp

    Read More
  • “Top to Bottom” Walking Tour

    See the skyline views of Downtown Jacksonville from the "Top", venture into the secret underground tunnels in…

    Read More
  • Narrated Eco Tour by River Quest Boat Tours

    RAIN OR SHINE - NO COOLERS - ADVANCE PURCHASE

    Read More
  • River Jam Sunset Cruise by River Quest Boat Tours

    RAIN OR SHINE - NO COOLERS - ADVANCE PURCHASE

    Read More

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