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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, September 29, 2017 - 9:00pm

Location:  SeaWalk Pavilion

Moonlight Movies is a popular Jacksonville Beach event for the whole family.  Bring your lawn chair or blanket and enjoy this month's movie The Secret Life of Pets.  Bring a picnic to enjoy before the movie, visit our vendors to munch on popcorn, candy and beverages, or dine at one of the local restaurants.  It is sure to be a great night out under the stars with the sound of the ocean in the background.

Saturday, September 30, 2017 -
8:00am to 3:00pm


Location:  On the beach and in the ocean - a minimum of 300' from the south side of the pier

The fourth contest in this series.  It was founded in 1967 by East Coast surfers to promote, preserve, and protect the sport of surfing on the East Coast.

For more information, go to: www.nfl.surfesa.org.

Saturday, September 30, 2017 -
10:00am to 6:00pm

The Summer Arts Market was such a hit, we are bringing back one for the Fall.

Come and browse, shop and purchase some unique items for yourself or for a loved one. It's never too early to start on your Holiday Shopping List!

For more information or if you are interested in becoming a vendor, please go to: www.betterjaxbeach.

Sunday, October 1, 2017 -
8:00am to 10:30am


Location:  On the beach near the Pier

This one mile run is a fundraiser for Chemo Noir, raising money for cancer patients.

For more information, go to https://chemonoir.com/events-1/.

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
8:00am to 6:00pm

Cross Fit Black Hive is proud to present its 3rd annual Fitness Fair that will be held at the Seawalk Pavilion as well as a 100 Meter Swim.


This event is an annual gathering of fitness competitions, fitness industry leaders, and fitness fun. This event is free to the public and will showcase the latest products and services from the health and fitness industry, as well as products and services from our local Jax Beach business community There will be apparel, equipment vendors, music and food on hand so come join the fun!

For more information please go to: www.Info@TheGritGames.com;




Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
9:00am to 4:00pm

Their mission is to unlock the potential of people with developmental delays, support advocacy for autism issues and scientific research. Our focus is to eliminate stigma through public awareness and education and to unite communities through volunteerism.

At a Surfers For Autism event, their surfers are provided a safe, fun, judgement free environment where highly skilled surf instructors carefully guide them into waves.


For more information please go to: surfersforautism.org




Friday, October 13, 2017 - 5:00pm to Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 8:00pm

The Beaches Oktoberfest is Florida's Largest Annual Oktoberfest. The three day festival held in the heart of North Florida at the Jacksoville Beach Sea Walk Pavilion attracts 45,000 - 55,0000 attendees. This family friendly festival will present a large variety of german beer, performances daily by national performing acts, food trucks, a ferris wheel, arts & crafts vendors, games, activities and more.


For more information, please visit: www.beachesoktoberfest.com

Saturday, October 14, 2017 -
9:00am to 5:00pm

5th Annual Surf Contest for Athletes 16 Years and Younger. To be held on the south side of the pier.



For more information, please contact the Aqua East Surf Shop: 246-2550.
















Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 12:00pm to Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 10:00pm

Location:  SeaWalk Pavilion and Latham Plaza

A family friendly fall festival in partnership with Void Magazine featuring Northeast Florida food, craft beer and music at the Seawalk Pavilion from Noon to 10 PM.

For more information you can go to www.bruvaljax.com.

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