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Find It All in Jacksonville Beach

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.


Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 6:00pm to Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 7:00pm

In its 36th year, St. Paul's will be providing rides, a raffle, food, game booths and a Rummage Sale in their Gym to raise funds to keep St. Paul's

tuition affordable. Open to the public hours will be as follows:

  • Thursday, March 21st: 6 PM - 10 PM;
  • Friday, March 22nd: 6 PM - 11 PM;
  • Saturday, March 23rd: Noon - 11 PM;
  • Sunday, March 24th; 1 PM - 7 PM.
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 9:00am



Saturday, March 30, 2019 -
9:00am to 4:00pm

This event will be held on Pablo Avenue between 4th Street North to the Catholic Thrift Store. Dealers will be clearing out excess inventory from their stores, collectors will be sharing their treasures and artisans will be showcasing their wares.

For  more information, please contact: Robin Culp at ralc636@aol.com.





Sunday, March 31, 2019 -
12:00pm to 4:00pm

Location:  SeaWalk Pavilion and Latham Plaza

DogFest is the national signature event for Canine Companions for Independence. Funds raised through the walk and festival helps supports the mission to provide highly trained assistance dogs to children and adults with disabilities free of charge.

For more information go to their website at: www.cci.org. 

Friday, April 5, 2019 - 12:00pm to Sunday, April 7, 2019 - 8:00pm

To be held at the Seawalk Pavilion, Lawn, Latham Plaza and Municipal Parking Lot. This long running 3-day Blues Music Festival will host an array of food, music, vendors and a Ferris Wheel. It will also have 2 stages for entertainment; 1 at the Seawalk Pavilion and a smaller stage at Latham Plaza. They are offering a special VIP area.


For  more information, please go to: www.springingtheblues.com; 


Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 7:30am


A 1K, 5K and 10K Run on the beach with vendors at the Seawalk Pavilion Lawn. A stage will be set up on the beach to make announcements and recognition of participants.  April 12th and 13th will be signups and sales, April 13th will be the Race and sales.

7:30am – 7:40am  All songs, run and oath are taken as a united group of Americans
7:40-7:50am Military & Veterans speeches and presentation
7:50m God Bless the USA & National Anthem and colors presentation
8am 5k / 10k start
8:30am-10am Finisher Medal given at Sea-Walk Pavilion
9:30am 1 Mile Fun Run  (awards at finish line)
 8:30am – 9:30am  * Top place awards in front of the stage at the Sea Walk Pavilion.
   * Awards not available after April 13, 2019

Starting point will start in front of the Four Points Sheraton, head south, 10K will turnaround at Pablo Rd in Ponte Vedra, 5K will turnaround at 25th Ave South and will end at the start line.

For more information go to: https://www.neverquitnever.com/jacksonville-schedule/


Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 10:00am

The City of Jacksonville Beach is proud to host the 36th Annual Easter Egg Hunt to be held Saturday, April 20th at 10:00 AM.

LOCATION: Jacksonville Beach Softball Fields at Wingate Park, Penman Road South, Jacksonville Beach

CATEGORIES: Toddlers - 2 & Under, 3 & 4 year olds, 5 & 6 year olds and 7 & 8 year olds.

This is free to all participants. PLEASE BRING A BAG OR BASKET TO CARRY EGGS IN. Prizes wil be awarded in each category for prize eggs. PARENTS ARE ASKED TO ACCOMPANY SMALL CHILDREN OR TODDLERS, otherwise parents are to remain on the sidelines while children collect eggs. Registration is not necessary. Just show up and have fun! There is no RAIN DATE.








Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 6:00am

A yearly tradition that has been held for 68 years! Includes the Christian Band, The Grateful Bread, ministering and serving coffee & donuts.






Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:00am

This long standing well loved event will begin at 10 am and concludes at Noon just south of the Red Cross Life Saving Station. Pre-registration will open April 1st. You can pre-register at the Jacksonville Beach Department of Parks & Recreation Office at 2508 South Beach Parkway or call 904-247-6236 Monday - Friday from 8 am to 4 pm. 

For more information, please contact: recreation@jaxbchfl.net or call 904-247-6238.


Brought to you by The Beaches Leader 

and Jacksonville Beach Parks & Recreation Dept.



Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 2:00pm

The 73rd Annual Beaches Parade is proud to announce this year's Parade. Applications will be available March 1, 2019. 

It is the City’s purpose to make this parade an expression of pride and community spirit of the beach's residents.
Therefore, it is understood that all units must be decorated in a tasteful manner. 

If you have any questions, please call the Parks & Recreation office 904.247.6236 or email at recreation@jaxbchfl.net. Applications can be picked up at the Parks & Recreation Office.

DEADLINE IS: March 29th by 4 PM.





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