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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, July 28, 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

The 2nd Summer Arts Market back by demand. Find unique arts and crafts hand made by local artists.

For more information please contact: info@betterjaxbeach.com.

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 6:00pm

Location:  South side of the pier

A community family focused focused Surfing Contest where pros and locals will be competing. To be held on the southside of the Pier.

For more information, go to https://www.boldbrandsjax.com/void-pro-am.

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 6:30pm

The Tour de Pain is a 4 Miles Beach Run starting on the beach near the Seawalk Pavilion, run 2 miles south and back.

To sign up, you can contact their Jacksonville Beach Store at 904-270-2221

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Event information coming soon.

Saturday, August 11, 2018 -
8:00am to 4:00pm

The Life Rolls On Foundation is hosting their 11th annual surfing for the disabled with over 200 land and water volunteers assisting.

To volunteers or participate, please contact susan.blalock@brooksrehab.org.

Sunday, August 12, 2018 -
8:00am to 3:00pm

The third contest presented by ESA North Florida Surfing, will be held near the Pier. This is an amateur surf contest.

To sign up, contact Kathy Austin at 904-887-0595.

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 8:00am

The Festival of the Chariots, also known as Ratha Yatra, is a timeless festival, originating in the ancient city of Jagannatha Puri in India.  Today, this festival, which celebrates an invitation to the Lord of the Universe to enter our hearts, is held in many major cities across the globe. There will be a Beach Procession at 2:30 PM followed by a Multi-cultural Program on the Pavilion Stage.

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


Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 6:00pm

This 5 Mile Beach Run will start and end at the Seawalk Pavilion Lawn area. After you race you can enjoy free tacos from Tijuana Flats, refreshing beverages and live music.

To sign up for this event go to the website at: www.firstplacesports.com; and register.

Friday, September 14, 2018 - 8:00pm

Location:  SeaWalk Pavilion

The newest version of Beauty and the Beast will hit the big screen at the Seawalk Pavilion! A young prince, imprisoned in the form of a beast, can be freed only by true love. What may be his only opportunity arrives when he meets Belle, the only human girl to ever visit the castle since it was enchanted. An adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love.


Saturday, September 15, 2018 -
8:00am to 5:00pm

An all femail surf contest to benefit Bosom Buddies, a local nonprofit Women's Center of Jacksonville. There are 12 divisions to choose from for every age and ability from white water riders to shredders, we have a division for you. Registration opens August 1st.

For more information please go to their website at: http://sistersofthesea.org.


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