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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.


Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 5:00pm

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.

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 4:30pm

Location:  Sea Walk Pavilion

The 9/11 Heroes Run unites communities internationally with the goal to never forget the sacrifices of the heroes of September 11th and in the wars since.  Veteran, first responder, civilian, and military.  Run, volunteer, donate, cheer . . . and most of all HONOR.

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

Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 8:00am

Location:  South side of pier

LuvSurf presents the 17th Annual Sisters of the Sea Surf Classic on Saturday, September 12, on the south side of the Jacksonville Beach pier.  This is one of the largest all-girl surf contests in the nation with divisions for novice and advanced surfers as well as Stand Up Paddle.  This family event has raised over $70,000 for 'Bosom Buddies' at the Women's Center of Jacksonville, a non-profit organization providing education and support for women and families dealing with breast cancer.

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

Tuesday, September 15, 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, September 19, 2015 - 12:00pm

Location:  Seawalk Pavilion

Bruval is a one-day event celebrating the rapidly growing craft beer movement.  Featuring North Florida's top craft breweries and beyond, this event will hightlight the area's greatest flavors right in the heart of Jacksonville Beach at the Seawalk Pavilion.  Come out to try dozens of brews at this celebration of all things craft beer.  The event will also include an unlimited tasting area featuring over 20 breweries and 60+ different types of beer.

For more information, visit www.bruvaljax.com.


Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 7:00am

Location:  Sea Walk Pavilion

5K run/walk along the beach to raise awareness and fundraise for pancreatic cancer research, patient support, and advocacy.

For more information, visit http://www.purplestride.org/jacksonville.

Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 9:00am

Location:  On the beach at 15th Avenue N.

Surf event for children with ASD and related disabilities.

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

Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 8:00am

Location:  South side of pier

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



Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 8:00am

Location:  South side of pier

For additional information, visit http://www.nflsurfesa.org.



Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 6:00pm

Location:  Latham Plaza

Gateway presents the 4th Annual Flavor of Jacksonville and The Beaches on Saturday, October 10, from 6 pm until 9 pm at Latham Plaza.  This annual fundraising event highlights the unique dining opportunities available to residents in the Jacksonville and Beaches communities.  Proceeds raised will support the programs and services provided by Gateway Community Services.

Tickets are available at www.gatewaycommunity.com.  For more information, please contact Crystal Parks at cparks@gatecommunity.com.


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