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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.


Friday, May 25, 2018 - 9:00pm

Location:  SeaWalk Pavilion


The movie Moana will kick off the season of the Moonlight Movies Series. Moonlight Movies is the first free-to-the-public, outdoor movie series on the First Coast.  Arrive early for the best seats.  Shown on a huge screen on stage at the SeaWalk Pavilion, the movie begins at 9 PM.  Bring your lawn chair or blanket.  A variety of vendors will be on site. 

A large turnout is expected.  Restrictions include alcohol, skateboards, bicycles, and glass.

View the Moonlight Movies poster.

Sunday, June 10, 2018 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm

Location:  SeaWalk Pavilion

The Pavilion will be jazzin out this night with the following entertainment:

Opening Act: Special Formula Band

Middle Act: Oli Silk

Headliner: Mindi Abair

Come join the music and get your seat early! Sponsored by: The City of Jacksonville Beach, PRI, and 96.1 WEJZ.

View event poster.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm

Location:  Downtown Jacksonville Beach

The Jax Beach Art Walk takes place on the second Tuesday of every month.  This family friendly event takes place in front of the businesses along 1st Street from Beach Boulevard North to 5th Avenue North.  The Jax Beach Art Walk showcases the talent of great local artists and the businesses in the community.  Many of the participating businesses will have live music and specials throughout the art walk.

For more infomation, visit www.betterjaxbeach.com.

Saturday, June 16, 2018 -
12:00pm to 7:00pm

Location:  SeaWalk Pavilion

The 29th Annual Great Atlantic Country Music Festival will kick off the beginning of beautiful beach weather at noon on Saturday at the Seawalk Pavilion in Jacksonville beach. The FREE Festival offers live music, fresh seafood, a festival marketplace and rides and games for the entire family.

For more information please go to: greatatlanticfestival.com

Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 4:00pm

The philanthropic mission of Chemo Noir is to host and inspire wine-centric events that raise money to provide financial support to the families, friends and fighters in their battle with Cancer.

This 1 mile run and wine tasting event will be the classiest 1 Mile fun run event ever!  The race will begin at the Jacksonville Beach Pier on a course that will be ½ mile out and ½ mile back.  The ½ mile turn will be dedicated to one of the very first Chemo Noir supporters and friends, Tara Newton Richardson, and will be a cheering section and water station known as Tara’s Turn. Our ONE mile run is presented by ONE CALL.

At the finish line we will recognize our partners, sponsors and supporters. At the conclusion of the 1 Mile Run there will be a festive walk down to the tasting reception at Casa Marina.

For more information contact www.chemonoir.com; to register.

Tuesday, June 19, 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.

Saturday, June 23, 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

Location:  Latham Plaza

Back by popular demand, the Arts Market will host an additional Arts Market at Latham Plaza. Lots of arts and crafts to please everyone's tastes. For more information, please go to www.betterjaxbeach.com;



Friday, June 29, 2018 - 9:00pm

Location:  SeaWalk Pavilion


The second movie featured in this four part movie series is Jumanji Welcome to the Jungle.  Follow four teenagers who are sucked into a magical video game, and the only way they can escape is to work together to finish the game.

Moonlight Movies is the first free-to-the-public, outdoor movie series on the First Coast.  Arrive early for the best seats.  Shown on a huge screen on stage at the SeaWalk Pavion, the movie will begin at 9PM.  This action-packed movie will be enjoyed by everyone. Bring your blankets and chairs. A variety of vendors will be on site. 

Restrictions include alcohol, skateboards, bicycles, and glass.  Enjoy the movie!

View the Moonlight Movies poster

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 9:00pm

Bring the entire family and spend the evening celebrating America's birthday!

Fireworks will be shot from the Jacksonville Beach Pier at 9 PM.

PLEASE REMEMBER THE PIER PARKING LOT WILL BE CLOSED FOR PARKING AND THERE WILL BE SECURITY TO MONITOR to keep everyone safe. Bring your blankets, snacks and enjoy the fireworks!

Saturday, July 14, 2018 -
12:00pm to 10:00pm

Location:  SeaWalk Pavilion and Latham Plaza

The Beaches Freedom Festival is about bringing the community together featuring music, food, and a variety of vendors for all to enjoy.

For more information please go to: www.beachesfreedomfest.com.






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