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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, February 2, 2019 -
12:00pm to 3:00pm

Location:  SeaWalk Pavilion lawn and the beach

People along with their pets, will gather to participate in this annual run. It will begin at the Pavilion Lawn, cross over at the Seawalk Pavilion and go to 25th Avenue South, turn around, exit at Beach Boulevard on the Boardwalk and back to the Pavilion Lawn.

To sign up or obtain more information you can contact: http://chariotsoffur.itsyourrace.com/


Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 7:30am to Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 4:00pm

Celebrating its 12 year, it will host a new route. The 5K will begin in Neptune Beach through a small portion of Jacksonville Beach. The half marathon will start at Atlantic Beach and Neptune Beach. The Full Marathon will start at Atlantic Beach, through Neptune and Jacksonville Beach to Ponte Vedra Beach and back to Neptune Beach.

TO SIGN UP OR NEED MORE INFORMATION PLEASE GO TO: https://breastcancermarathon.com.

Saturday, February 16, 2019 -
7:00am to 11:30am

This will be a 5K; 1 Mile and 1/2 Mile Race. It will begin at 2 Ocean Front North and runners will travel North to 10th Avenue N, turn and head south to 13th Avenue S. and return to the Start Finish.

Please contact www.secondwindtiming.com.

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 12:00pm to Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 7:00pm

Location:  SeaWalk Pavilion and Latham Plaza

Grab your lounge chairs and dancing flip-flops and head over to the Seawalk Music Fest.  This is a beachfront celebration of diverse local and touring musical acts at the Seawalk Pavilion. The two-day family-friendly event showcases the richness of the regional music scene as a whole and features mobile eateries, a Ferris Wheel, boutiques and kitschy crafts that call the beach home.

HOURS ARE: Saturday: Noon - 8 PM. and Sunday: Noon - 7 PM.

You can follow what entertainment is playing during this event at: www.seawalkmusicfestival.com.

Saturday, March 2, 2019 -
10:00am to 3:00pm

Location:  SeaWalk Pavilion Lawn and Latham Plaza

All students, teachers, experts, organizations, local businesses and community partners coming together to celebrate education with all of the Jacksonville community and surrounding regions. Student driven questions that lead to student led projects in collaboration with teachers and local community experts related to STEAM (Science,   Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math). Booths include interactive STEAM activities, gained knowledge and skills, along with any artifacts that will enhance the experience of the attendees and community.

For more information go to their website at www.jacksonvillesciencefestival.com.

Saturday, March 9, 2019 -
12:00pm to 8:00pm

Location:  SeaWalk Pavilion and Latham Plaza

The Sweet Life Music Fest of 2019 has a rockin’ music lineup, great food, drinks and unique local vendors. Come enjoy the Sweet Lifestyle fun from Noon to 8 PM.

For more information, please go to: www.sweetlifefestival.com.

Sunday, March 31, 2019 -
12:00pm to 4:00pm

Location:  SeaWalk Pavilion and Latham Plaza

DogFest is the national signature event for Canine Companions for Independence. Funds raised through the walk and festival helps supports the mission to provide highly trained assistance dogs to children and adults with disabilities free of charge.

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

Saturday, May 11, 2019 -
9:00am to 1:00pm

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