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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.

 


Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 12:00pm to Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - 12:00pm

Location:  Latham Plaza and the SeaWalk Pavilion

This award winning holiday lighted sculptural exhibit using lifeguard chairs will feature music & a light show, stage projections, children's play area, weekend programing and concessions. The purpose is to provide a family friendly holiday event to the public and raise funds for the Volunteer Life Saving Corps of Jacksonville Beach.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25: 4 PM - 8 PM

JBDTC OPENING NIGHT WITH THE FIRST COAST WIND SYMPHONY; Kids Activities/Spirit of The Corps Presentation; Kick off Decorating Awards; VIP Recognition.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2018: 2 PM - 9 PM

Beaches Go Green Jellyfish Park; JBDTCOfficial Tree Lighting; Concessions/Merchandise open

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2018: 2 PM - 9 PM

Children's Mural Project - Paviion Boardwalk; Kids Play Space; Concessions/Merchandise open

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2018: 4 PM - 9 PM

Night of Music and Dance; Meet the Sponsors; Santa Claus; Stage Programming including Children's Dance and Chair Awards

Sunday, December 16, 2018:

6:30 PM - 7 PM: Fletcher High School Chorus at the Pavilion by the JBDTC Tree

Monday, December 24, 2018

6 PM - 6:30 PM: Christmas Eve Service at the Seawalk Pavilion

Sunday December 30, 2018: 3 PM - 6 PM

Taxslayer Gator Bowl Pep Rally By the Pavilion

WEEKENDS

CREATE JOY LIGHT SHOW AT 7 PM, 8 PM @ 9 PM

EVERY NIGHT

EXHIBIT LIGHTS ON FROM 5 PM - 1 AM

To participate as a volunteer contact info@deckthechairs.org.  For more information, visit www.deckthechairs.org.

Sunday, December 30, 2018 -
3:30pm to 6:00pm

Location:  On 1st Street N., between Latham Plaza and the SeaWalk Pavilion, to Beach Blvd.

TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Pep Rallies will feature the Texas A&M Aggies and North Carolina State Wolfpack Marching Bands and Cheerleaders. Each marching band will perform a 30 minute pep rally. There will also be the Parris Island Marine Band and a nationally recognized High School Band from World Strides On Stage Program.

​Find out more at https://www.taxslayergatorbowl.com/team-pep-rallies/​.

Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - 9:00am

The 29th Annual Polar Plunge will take place at 9 AM on the Beach by the Seawalk Pavilion ion Hanuary 1st. If you want to participate, just show up! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, January 19, 2019 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm

1st Place Sports is holding their 44th year hosting this run. It will begin at the Pavilion Lawn, go over crosswalk onto the Beach. For more information, you can go to http://www.1stplacesports.com/races/wbr;  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 7:00pm