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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, March 17, 2018 -
12:00pm to 10:00pm

Location:  SeaWalk Pavilion and Latham Plaza

This is the 3rd year this event has been held. It will have entertainment on the Seawalk Pavilion Stage, with a variety of vendors located throughout the Seawalk Pavilion Lawn and Latham Plaza.

For more information, go to: www.saltlifefest.com

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm

Location:  SeaWalk Pavilion and Latham Plaza

Classic vehicles are showcased.  At 8:00 p.m. (7:00 during winter hours) vehicles file out to cruise 1st Street.  Even if you don't have a classic car, come watch as the cruisers show off their ride.

If you want to sign up a vehicle or want information, send an email to info@betterjaxbeach.com.

Saturday, March 24, 2018 -
9:00am to 1:00pm

Location:  SeaWalk Pavilion stage, lawn and beach

Formerly with the Chariots of Fur, this new event will host a variety of pet related vendors along with food vendors. Bring your pets and enjoy a 5K walk on the beach. Please remember all pets must be on a leash and it is up to the owner to clean up after their pets.

For more information, please go to: www.saintfrancisanimalhospital.org

Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 10:00am

Please note NEW LOCATION:  Jacksonville Beach Golf Course - 605 Penman Road South

Join the City of Jacksonville Beach for the 35th Annual Easter Egg Hunt!  This year the Egg Hunt takes place at a new location, the Jacksonville Beach Golf Course located at 605 Penman Road South.  This FREE event is open to participants up to age 8.  Bring a basket or bag to carry your eggs.

Click Here to view event flyer.

Sunday, April 1, 2018 -
6:30am to 10:30am

 Location:  SeaWalk Pavilion Stage and Lawn

The Beaches Ministerial Association will be hosting its 68th annual Easter Sunrise Service.  Along with the service they will feature the Grateful Break, a Contemporary Christian Music Group. Refreshments will be offered.  Come early for a good seat.


Friday, April 6, 2018 - 8:00am to Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 10:00pm

Location: SeaWalk Pavilion and Latham Plaza

Mark your calendar for the 28th annual Springing the Blues.  A free, outdoor blues music festival that celebrates America’s indigenous musical form. The three-day oceanfront event features national, regional and local blues artists on two stages.  Its energetic lineup, incomparable venue, food court, artisan marketplace and kids area attracts an estimated 125,000 fans each year

For more information please go to: www.springingtheblues.com

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm

A family friendly event featuring local artists along 1st Street and Latham Plaza. Our purpose is to create a thriving downtown Jacksonville Beach that encourages the families, residents, and visitors of the beaches communities to consider the area their go to destination.

For artists who would like to be a part of this event, please contact:


Saturday, April 14, 2018 -
9:00am to 12:00pm

Taking steps for Crohn's & Colitis. A Charity Fundraising Walk is a day filled with celebration, recognition, games for the whole family and great Food.

For more informationgo to: www.ccfa.org
Sunday, April 15, 2018 -
8:00am to 3:00pm

The NFL District of the Eastern Surfing Association holds up to six contest in a season, from May through December. "Surfing with us is a great way to meet new friends, improve your surfing skills, and enjoy the opportunity to travel, compete, and maybe pick up a sponsor or three".

The first contest will be held at 6th Avenue South near Oceanfront Park.

For more information you can visit their website at: www.surfesa.org

Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 11:00am

YMCA of Florida's First Coast will be hosting the YMCA Healthy Kid's Day. This free community event is designed to inspire kids to keep their minds and bodies active while providing them with activcities. There will be vendors, games, music and inflatable as well as group exercise being offered.


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