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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.

 


Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 9:00am

Location:  Huguenot Park at 3rd Street South and 19th Avenue

Time:  9AM - 1PM

Come out for a free fishing program for children ages 15 and under. Enjoy hamburgers, hotdogs, pony rides, games, prizes, and so much more!

Brought to you by the City of Jacksonville Beach Police Department, the American Legion, and Florida Fish and Wildlife.

Tuesday, May 10, 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.

Friday, May 13, 2016 - 9:00pm

Location:  Seawalk Pavilion

INSIDE OUT

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 14, 2016 -
9:00am to 3:00pm

A Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Mobile Collection Event will be held at 1460 Shetter Ave. in Jacksonville Beach.  On-site shredding will also be available from 9am-noon ONLY.  

Tuesday, May 17, 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.

Friday, May 20, 2016 - 9:00pm

Location:  Seawalk Pavilion

MAX

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.

Friday, May 27, 2016 - 9:00pm

Location:  Seawalk Pavilion

THE LEGO MOVIE

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.

Sunday, June 12, 2016 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm

Location:  Seawalk Pavilion

The City of Jacksonville Beach is proud to present the 15th 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 12 and July 10.  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.

2016 Summer Jazz Series Line-Up:

JUNE

Headliner:  Brian Simpson, Marion Meadows & Elan Trotman as The Jazz All Stars

Middle Act:  J. J. Sansaverino

Opening Act:  The Groov

JULY

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, June 14, 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.

Tuesday, June 21, 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.

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