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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.


Saturday, January 20, 2018 -
9:00am to 3:00pm

Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Mobile Collection Event 9am-3pm. Complimentary Paper Shredding available 9am-noon.

Location:  Operations & Maintenance Facility located at 1460-A Shetter Ave., Jacksonville Beach.

Click here to view event flyer.

Sunday, January 21, 2018 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm

A 10 Mile and 5 Mile Run beginning at 2:00 PM at the Seawalk Pavilion Lawn. There will also be a 1 Mile Fun Run. A Post Race Celebration will take place with food and drinks to all registrants.  There is a $2.00 discount through January 20th if you are a current JTC Running Member. Online Registration is available at  www.1stplacesports.com/races/wbr/

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 1:00pm

The 2018 Chariots of Fur Beach Run & Festival will include a 5k, 1-mile fun run/walk and festival with sponsor booths, DJ music, contests, food trucks, dog demos, dogs available for adoption, activities for kids, massages, raffle prizes and a silent auction! Everything starts at the Seawalk Pavilion. Runners & walkers will set their own pace - racing to win or walking for fun! 1:00 PM start for the 5K and for the 1-mile Fun Run/Walk; Awards ceremony at 2:15 pm; Festival until 4pm.

  • Both the 5K and Fun Run top 500 finishers will be awarded a custom medal.
  • Dogs with runners will receive an Award Ribbon and a Bandana
  • All runners registered by Jan 15, 2018 will receive a cotton long sleeve shirt

The Chariots of Fur Beach Run and Festival benefits local Jacksonville non-profit animal rescues and dog parks. Race proceeds beyond expenses will benefit:

You can register at the event or online at www.ITSYourRace.com;



Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 7:00am

Race Weekend

The 11th Annual 26.2 With Donna Marathon will be held on Sunday, February 11th. The DONNA Full Marathon, Half Marathon and Marathon Relay events start at ATP Tour Blvd. in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. . The official race finish, and the finish of breast cancer, is at Mayo Clinic.

The course will guide runners and walkers through four beautiful beach communities in Northeast  Florida along the historic coastal A1A, over the Intracoastal Waterway Bridge to finish the race, and breast cancer, at Mayo Clinic.

For more information and how to register you can go to: https://breastcancermarathon.com

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 12:00pm to Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 7:00pm

Brought to you by Jax Beach Festival, Inc. The weekend will be packed with vendors, music and more. For more information on the entertainment or just general information, please go to: https://communityfirstseawalkmusicfest.com;

Saturday, May 5, 2018 -
9:00am to 3:00pm

Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Mobile Collection Event from 9am-3pm and complimentary paper shredding from 9am-noon.  Event located at 1460-A Shetter Ave., Jax. Beach