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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, May 29, 2015 - 9:00pm

Location:  Seawalk Pavilion

Moonlight Movie:  X-Men

Outdoor movies under the stars combine the sound of the ocean, a sea breeze, the company of family and friends, the entertainment of your favorite film, and a night to remember.

Moonlight Movies is the first free-to-the-public outdoor movie series on the First Coast.  Arrive early for the best seats in the house.  Shown on a huge screen on stage at the Seawalk Pavilion, movies start at 9 PM.  Bring your lawn chair or blanket and a picnic to enjoy before the movie, visit our popcorn/candy/beverage vendor, or dine at one of the many restaurants in the downtown Jacksonville Beach area then catch the movie and watch the magic happen.

Restrictions include alcohol, skateboards, bicycles, and glass.

Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 9:00am

Location:  South side of pier

Time:  9 AM - 1 PM

For more information, visit http://www.floridasurfing.org.


Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 6:30am

For more information, visit http://www.neverquitnever.com.

Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 9:00am

Location:  Huguenot Park at 3rd Street S. & 19th Avenue

Time:  9 AM - 1 PM

This free event includes fishing (children aged 15 and under), photos taken with your catch, free hamburgers / hotdogs / beverages, pony rides, games, displays, Dunk the Cop, and drawings for prizes & gifts.

Children of all ages are invited for other activities.

For information, call 904-270-1630.




Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 5:00pm

Location:  Downtown Jacksonville Beach

Join Better Jacksonville Beach as we present the Jax Beach Art Walk.  This family-friendly event takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from 5 PM until 9 PM.  Bring your family out to see dozens of great local artists, hear local musicians perform, and visit the participating businesses throughout the downtown Jacksonville Beach area.

Visit our website at http://www.betterjaxbeach.com for more information.

Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 8:00am

Location:  On the beach south of Beach Boulevard

For more information, visit http://www.liferollson.org.

Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 5:00pm

Location:  Sea Walk Pavilion

Headliner:  Paul Taylor & Jackiem Joyner

Middle Act:  Jeff Bradshaw

Opening Act:  Surge

The City of Jacksonville Beach is proud to present the 14th Annual Summer Jazz Series.  This two-concert series is scheduled for Sunday evenings from 5 PM until 9 PM at the Sea Walk Pavilion on June 14 and July 12.  Come out and enjoy the combination of exciting music performed by national recording artists, the caress of cool sea breezes, and the rhythm of the ocean.  Admission is free and open to the public.  Bring your blankets or lawn chairs.  Entertainment begins at 5 PM.

Restrictions include skateboards, bicycles, glass, and animals (except qualified service animals).

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 5:00pm

Location:  Seawalk Pavilion and Latham Plaza

Whether you want to show off your classic car or you want to admire your neighbor's car, bring your family out and enjoy the Jax Beach Classic Car Cruise.

At 8:30 PM vehicles in the plazas (and anyone else with a classic car) will file out to cruise 1st Street.  Even if you don't have a classic car, come watch as the cruisers show off their rides!

For more information, visit http://www.betterjaxbeach.com.

Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 12:00pm

Location:  Seawalk Pavilion

The 3rd Annual Community First Seawalk Music Festival celebrates our rich and diverse local resources with all local artists, crew, volunteers, and food vendors.  This free one-day event is held at the beach at the Seawalk Pavilion located on 1st Street N., just behind Jacksonville Beach City Hall.  Hear some of the best up-and-coming talent from the First Coast, and taste and experience the great offerings from our local vendors and mobile eateries.  Join us for this family-friendly kick-off to summer.

For more information, visit http://www.communityfirstseawalkmusicfest.com.


Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 9:00am

Location:  South side of pier

Time:  9 AM - 1 PM

For more information, visit http://www.floridasurfing.org.




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