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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.

 


Monday, July 4, 2016 - 9:00pm
Location: Jacksonville Beach                                                                                         

Bring the entire family and spend the evening celebrating America's birthday!

Fireworks will be shot from the Jacksonville Beach pier at 9:00 PM.

Fireworks display made possible through the City of Jacksonville Beach and the Duval County Tourist Development Council.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

 

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

Saturday, July 9, 2016 -
8:00am to 3:00pm

Location: Jacksonville Beach

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The Eastern Surfing Association (ESA) is dedicated to the sport of amateur surfing, to the operation of a program of amateur competition for surfers of all ages and abilities, and to the establishment and preservation of free access to a clean shoreline and ocean environment. It was founded in 1967 by East Coast surfers to promote, preserve, and protect the sport of surfing on the East Coast.

 

Sunday, July 10, 2016 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm

Location:  Seawalk Pavilion

The City of Jacksonville Beach is proud to present the second concert of the 15th Annual Summer Jazz Series.  The concert is scheduled for Sunday, July 10, from 5 PM until 9 PM at the Sea Walk Pavilion.  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.

Headliner:  Four 80 East with Special Guest Art Sherrod, Jr.

Middle Act:  Althea Rene & Jeanette Harris

Opening Act:  Isaac Byrd, Jr.

 

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

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm

Location:  Downtown Jacksonville Beach

Better Jacksonville Beach presents 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 the Better Jacksonville Beach website at http://www.betterjaxbeach.com for more information.

Monday, July 18, 2016 - 9:00am to Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 12:00pm

 

Location: Jacksonville Beach - 16th Avenue South

Jacksonville Beach's Surf Camp for autistic children

The camp will be focused on giving our campers a solid base of Ocean activites so that they will be able to enjoy these activities for the rest of their lives.

Applications can be found at the HEAL Foundation's website - Click Here for more information

 

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 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, July 30, 2016 -
9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: Jacksonville Beach   

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Saturday, July 30, 2016 -
4:00pm to 10:00pm

 

Location: Seawalk Pavilion                                     

40 Food Trucks - Representing Different Countries Around the World

Large Kids Area, Live Music, and over 30 Craft Vendors

 

 

Friday, August 5, 2016 - 6:30pm to Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 6:30pm

Location: Jacksonville Beach

4 Mile Beach Run - Out-and-back course - Race starts heading south.

Registration and race day packet pickup will begin at 5:00 PM on the beach near the starting line.

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm

Location:  Downtown Jacksonville Beach

Join Better Jacksonville Beach as they 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 event website at http://www.betterjaxbeach.com for more information.

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