Weekend Guide 10+ Things to do in Jax this Weekend

  • by Catherine Tortorici
  • August 3, 2021

This week has many fun things planned. Check out a baseball game, concert, or even a fun new way to workout. Plan ahead with upcoming events as well.

Cold War Kids

When: August 6th at 8PM

Where: The St. Augustine Amphitheatre Backyard Stage, St Augustine, FL

Cold War Kids is an American indie rock band from Long Beach, California. They will be in St. Augustine so be sure to check them out.


Miranda Lambert at Daily’s Place

When: Aug 5 at 7:00pm

Where: Daily’s Place

Country artist Miranda Lambert will be performing at Daily’s Place on August 5th.

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Best Night Ever: One Direction vs. Jonas Brothers Tribute Party 

When: August 7 at 10PM

Where: 1904 Music Hall

1904 Music Hall will be hosting a chance to dance to the Jonas Brothers and One Direction! It will be a fun night whether you are a Jonas Brothers fan or One Direction. Make sure to get tickets in advance.

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Classic Album Live Tribute Show Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon 

When: August 7 at 8PM

Where: Florida Theatre Jax

Come see Classic Albums Live perform Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon. The album charted for 900 weeks and you can experience megahits “Money”,”Us and Them”, and “The Great Gig in the Sky.”

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When: see schedule after sign up

Where: Rowhouse San Marco

Looking for a new way to work out? Check out Rowhouse where you can enjoy an  immersive, energetic indoor rowing class that blends low-impact cardio, resistance training, stretching, and rhythm-based rowing. Sign up today if you’re a new member and get a free class!

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Norfolk Tides vs Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp

Where: 121 Financial Ballpark 

When: August 3-8

The Jacksonville Shrimp will be home August 3-8 and want you to join! There are plenty of games to work around your schedule.

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Summer at the Cummer

Where: Cummer Gardens

When: Fridays 5-9PM

The Museum will offer free admission during its extended hours, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. each Friday night, and the experience will include live music, art experiences, lawn games and more. 

Celebrate Friday night with a relaxing picnic in the beautiful Cummer Gardens. Guests will receive fresco dining with a picnic and access to seating throughout the 1.45 acre property. Receive a $25 tote for one or a $40 tote for 2. The price includes admission and there are vegetarian options. They have other dates to attend if you can't make it this week.

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Cyclebar Gateway Village

When: Check schedule after signing up

Where: 5010 Gate Pkwy, Jacksonville, FL 32256

Are you looking for a fun way to workout? Look no further than Cyclebar. You can jam out to music while cycling. With high tech bikes your workouts will be tracked and you can watch yourself progress. They are offering 3 free classes for new riders! 

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Imagination Squared

When: Now-August 8th

Where: MOCA Jacksonville

This installation will be running through August 8th and it celebrates the 10 year anniversary of Project Atrium. MOCA also has plenty of other exhibits to check out.

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Rod's Crab Shack

Where: 5851 University Blvd W, Jacksonville, Fl 32216

Takeout Only: 1301 Monument Rd #13, Jacksonville, FL 32225

When: hours on site

CRAVING SEAFOOD? If you love fresh, local seafood, then you’ve got to check out Rod's Crab Shack! Not only is the atmosphere on point- They’ve got all of your seafood favorites available for lunch and dinner. 

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Illumizoo Summer Spectacle

When: now– August 27 

Where: Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens 

Come summer, when the days are long and hot, cool nights at the Zoo are now home to an incredible scattering of illuminations. An amazing spatial of color, IllumiZoo Summer Spectacle promises to transcend from sleepy wildlife to a fantasy landscape of nature drenched with rich lighting.

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Riverside Arts Market

When: Saturdays 10-3

Where: 715 Riverside Ave

Enjoy local makers, artists, and farmers under the bridge. It’s free and pet friendly. Bring some friends and enjoy the market rain or shine.

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Selfie WRLD Jax 

When: 12-9PM (10 Thursday-Saturday)

Where: 11112 San Jose Blvd, Suite 25 Jacksonville, Florida 32223

Get ready to have the best photoshoot ever with over 20 different and professionally lit photo sets! Selfie WRLD Jax is the ultimate content creation location!

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Where: Underbelly Live 113 E Bay St Jacksonville, FL 32202

When: August 21 at 10PM

Minnesota describes his music as Bass Music with a psychedelic vibe. To create music, he uses Ableton with a bunch of soft synths. Since 2011, Minnesota has been playing shows and festivals around the world and releasing music frequently on his SoundCloud

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Jacksonvillle Jumbo Shrimp vs Charlotte Knights

When: August 10th-15th

Where: 121 Financial Ballpark

The Jacksonville Shrimp will be home against the Charlotte Knights. Come for a fun time with friends and family. They also have theme nights.

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Jacksonville Jaguars Preseason Game vs Cleveland Browns

Where: TIAA Bank Field

When: August 14 7PM

The NFL is back! Come watch the Jags take on the Browns at their first preseason game. Enjoy some fun outside and start off football season right!

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Michael Bublé Concert

Where: Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena

When: August 13th

On August 13th Michael Bublé  will be returning to Jax with his hugely successful “An Evening With Michael Bublé” Tour performing at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena!

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