Special Events

Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 4:00pm

NOTICE:  CHANGE IN EVENT TIME - Due to expected inclement weather in the morning, the time of the Running of the Seahorses has been changed to 4:00 pm.

Location:  Seawalk Pavilion

Come join and support the Seabreeze Elementary PTA by running or walking in the 3rd annual Running of the Seahorses 2.5K and 5K.  It's a great run on the beach followed by activities and fun on the lawn of the Seawalk Pavilion.  The race has grown every year and it is a great way to spend the day promoting a healthy lifestyle while supporting your local elementary school.  All proceeds go to support the Seabreeze Elementary PTA.  Walkers and runners of all ages are encouraged to participate and are welcome to join this great event.

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

Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 12:00pm

Location:  Sea Walk Pavilion

To commemorate the 40th birthday of the Winter Beach Run, JTC Running has commissioned the creation of a one-time medal for the run.  The medal will be given to all finishers of the 10-mile and 5-mile runs.

For more information, visit http://www.1stplacesports.com.

Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 8:30am

Location:  Seawalk Pavilion

A 5K run/walk and a 1-mile Doggie Dash Fun Run - with or without your dog - on the beautiful beach of Jacksonville Beach to benefit local nonprofit St. Francis Animal Hospital to help pets in need of medical care.  Runners and walkers set their own pace -- race to win or walk for fun!  8:30 AM start for both the 5K and the 1-mile fun run.  5K awards ceremony followed by a raffle at 9 AM.

For information, visit http://www.saintfrancisanimalhospital.org or http://www.chariotsoffur5k.org.


Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 4:00pm

Location:  On the beach near the lifeguard station at Beach Boulevard

5K and 2.5K fun run professionally timed by Ultimate Racing.

Proceeds support San Pablo Elementary health and fitness programs.

Register at http://www.sanpablo5kforplay.webs.com.

For more information, call Franz at 904-790-0770.



Tuesday, February 10, 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.

Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 7:30am

Support the end of breast cancer in our lifetime.

Join us at the beach for the 26.2 with Donna National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer.  This world class running event raises funds for groundbreaking breast cancer reserach and to help empower women living with breast cancer.

Fore more information, visit http://www.breastcancermarathon.com.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 6:00pm

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, February 21, 2015 - 8:00am

Location:  Seawalk Pavilion

Join us for the 2nd Annual Fletcher Middle School Wave of Success 5K beach run.  It is a great way to spend the day promoting a healthy lifestyle and supporting the middle school in Jacksonville Beach.  All proceeds for this event support the Fletcher Middle School PTSA.  Walkers and runners of all ages are encouraged to participate in this great event.  All pre-registered participants receive a t-shirt.

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

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 12:00pm

Location:  Sea Walk Pavilion

The only oceanfront seafood festival in the southeast!  The Great Atlantic Festival kicks off the beginning of beautiful beach weather every spring at the Sea Walk Pavilion in Jacksonville Beach.  This free festival offers the best in live music, fresh seafood, a festival marketplace, rides, and games for the entire family.  Live music from around the region begins at noon and continues until 10 PM with a sampling of mnay different genres of music -- blues, funk, soul, reggae, rock, and more!  Join us for a day of live music, great food, and fun!

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


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