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Find It All in Jacksonville Beach

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, July 17, 2018 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm

Location:  Latham Plaza and SeaWalk Pavilion

Come out to see classic cars on display.  At 8:00 p.m., the vehicles file out to cruise 1st Street. 




Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 6:00pm

Location:  South side of the pier

A community family focused focused Surfing Contest where pros and locals will be competing. To be held on the southside of the Pier.

For more information, go to https://www.boldbrandsjax.com/void-pro-am.

Saturday, July 28, 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

Location:  Latham Plaza

The 2nd Summer Arts Market back by demand. Find unique arts and crafts hand made by local artists.

For more information please contact: info@betterjaxbeach.com.

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 6:30pm

The Tour de Pain is a 4 Miles Beach Run starting on the beach near the Seawalk Pavilion, run 2 miles south and back.

To sign up, you can contact their Jacksonville Beach Store at 904-270-2221





Tuesday, August 7, 2018 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Event information coming soon.





Saturday, August 11, 2018 -
8:00am to 4:00pm

The Life Rolls On Foundation is hosting their 11th annual surfing for the disabled with over 200 land and water volunteers assisting.

To volunteers or participate, please contact susan.blalock@brooksrehab.org.




Sunday, August 12, 2018 -
8:00am to 3:00pm

The third contest presented by ESA North Florida Surfing, will be held near the Pier. This is an amateur surf contest.

To sign up, contact Kathy Austin at 904-887-0595.

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 8:00am

The Festival of the Chariots, also known as Ratha Yatra, is a timeless festival, originating in the ancient city of Jagannatha Puri in India.  Today, this festival, which celebrates an invitation to the Lord of the Universe to enter our hearts, is held in many major cities across the globe. There will be a Beach Procession at 2:30 PM followed by a Multi-cultural Program on the Pavilion Stage.

For more information, go to their website at: www.festivalofchariots.org.




Sunday, August 19, 2018 -
7:30am to 2:30pm

This is a traditionasl longboard surf competition. It will be held just north of the Pier between 4th - 5th Avenue North.

For more information, plase contact: Justine Quintal at justin@blackrosemgf.com;



Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 6:00pm

This 5 Mile Beach Run will start and end at the Seawalk Pavilion Lawn area. After you race you can enjoy free tacos from Tijuana Flats, refreshing beverages and live music.

To sign up for this event go to the website at: www.firstplacesports.com; and register.


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