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The Blues, Jazz, Rock’n Roll, the Pops, and the Movies!

Jacksonville Beach continues its tradition as the entertainment center of Northeast Florida. Spring and Summer are festival and concert season in this city by the sea. Fans of the blues, jazz, classical music, and movies are just a few of the many who are drawn to the nearly weekly events in Jacksonville Beach that offer family entertainment.

Beginning in March, Jacksonville Beach residents and visitors have an opportunity to enjoy some of the best national and regional bands, all with the beautiful Atlantic Ocean serving as the backdrop. Festivals also feature a variety of arts, crafts and children's activities.

 


Saturday, November 17, 2018 -
12:00pm to 8:00pm

Location:  SeaWalk Pavilion and Latham Plaza

Wine and Trucks is a Family Friendly Fall Festival in partnership with Void Magazine, Edible Magazine and Bold Brands Live, LLC featuring NE Florida Food Trucks, Vendors, live music, and a Tasting Area.

For more information: https://www.boldbrandsjax.com/events.

 

 

 

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm

Location:  Latham Plaza and SeaWalk Pavilion

Whether you want to show off your classic car or you want to admire your neighbor's car, bring your family out and enjoy the Jax Beach Classic Car Cruise.

At 8:00 p.m., vehicles in the plazas (and anyone else with a classic car) will file out to cruise 1st Street.  Even if you don't have a classic car, come watch as the cruisers show off their rides.

For more information, visit www.betterjaxbeach.com

Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 12:00pm to Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - 12:00pm

Location:  Latham Plaza and the SeaWalk Pavilion

This award winning holiday lighted sculptural exhibit using lifeguard chairs will feature music & a light show, stage projections, children's play area, weekend programing and concessions. The purpose is to provide a family friendly holiday event to the public and raise funds for the Volunteer Life Saving Corps of Jacksonville Beach.

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (as of 11/14/2018)

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25: 4 PM - 8 PM

JBDTC OPEING NIGHT WITH THE FIRST COAST WIND SYMPHONY; Kids Activities/Spirit of The Corps Presentation; Kick off Decorating Awards; VIP Recognition.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2018: 2 PM - 9 PM

Beaches Go Green Jellyfish Park; JBDTCOfficial Tree Lighting; Concessions/Merchandise open

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2018: 2 PM - 9 PM

Children's Mural Project - Paviion Boardwalk; Kids Play Space; Concessions/Merchandise open

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2018: 4 PM - 9 PM

Night of Music and Dance; Meet the Sponsors; Santa Claus; Stage Programming including Children's Dance and Chair Awards

Sunday, December 16, 2018:

1 PM - 4 PM: JBDT Duval  Pridre With Jaguars; Jags vs Washington at TIAA Field supporting JBDTC

5 PM - 6:30 PM: Post Game at Sneakers in Jax Beach with Game Day Specials

6:30 PM - 7 PM: Fletcher High School Chorus at the Pavilion by the JBDTC Tree

Monday, December 24, 2018

6 PM - 6:30 PM: Christmas Eve Service at the Seawalk Pavilion

Sunday December 30, 2018: 3 PM - 6 PM

Taxslayer Gator Bowl Pep Rally By the Pavilion

WEEKENDS

CREATE JOY LIGHT SHOW AT 7 PM, 8 PM @ 9 PM

EVERY NIGHT

EXHIBITLIGHTS ON FROM 5 PM - 1 AM

 

To participate as a volunteer contact info@deckthechairs.org.  For more information, visit www.deckthechairs.org.

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 11:00am

Location:  SeaWalk Pavilion

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority will celebrate the extension of the First Coast Flyer Bus Red Line. This ribbon cutting will be held at the Seawalk Pavilion Lawn at 11 AM. They will have a bus parked on 1st Street by the Pavilion.

For more information please contact Emma Shipman at 632-5233.

 

 

Saturday, December 8, 2018 -
9:00am to 3:00pm

Location:  SeaWalk Pavilion lawn and Latham Plaza

19th Street Charities invites you to attend a Toys For Tots holiday charitable event at the Seawalk Pavilion on Saturday, December 8, 2018.  19th Street Charities, a non-profit organization made up of local Jacksonville Beach residents and friends, supports the U.S. Marines and their Toys For Tots program.

Welcome the U.S. Marines as they arrive at the Seawalk Pavilion escorted by hundreds of local motorcyclists, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, and the City of Jacksonville Beach Police Department.

Bring a toy, participate in the assembly line to help load Marine trucks with bicycles and toys, and visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus.

The local Toys for Tots Campaigns are the heart and soul of the Marine Toys for Tots Program managed by dedicated United States Marines and local volunteers. Your Local Campaign is the best source of Toys for Tots information on how to give and receive support in your community.

To get involved or make a toy donation, please contact the 19th Street Charities at: James Rudy at jrudyhawk@yahoo.com.

Saturday, December 15, 2018 -
11:00am to 2:00pm

Location:  Turner Ace Hardware - 784 Marsh Landing Parkway

​The City of Jacksonville Beach Police Department sponsors this great family event.

This event has fun, fun, fun stuff.

  • Hot dogs
  • Drinks
  • Crafts
  • Games
  • Music
  • Face Painting
  • Kids fingerprinting
  • Displays outside (fire trucks, SWAT van, police car)
  • Bike rodeo (we supply the bikes)
  • FREE photo with Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus
Sunday, December 30, 2018 -
3:00pm to 6:00pm

Location:  On 1st Street N., between Latham Plaza and the SeaWalk Pavilion, to Beach Blvd.

TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Pep Rallies will feature both participating University Marching Bands and Cheerleaders. Each marching band will perform a 30 minute pep rally. There will also be the Parris Island Marine Band and a nationally recognized High School Band from World Strides On Stage Program.

THIS WILL BE UPDATED TO ANNOUNCE WHO THE TEAMS WILL BE.

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