Weekend Guide: 10+ Fun Things To Do in JAX This Weekend!

  • by Sali Salameh
  • October 7, 2020

Why did the ghost go to the bar..? For the boos! It's the second weekend of October and as usual we're creepin it real with the best things to do in JAX. Check our curated list of all the fun activities happening this weekend! Be sure to tag us on @904happyhour or use #904happyhour in all of your fun posts!

1. Dare to enter the 13th Floor Haunted House….

Spooky season is upon us! Get ready for horrific fun at 13th floor Haunted House and enjoy 20% off admission on us with code “904HH”! The first weekend sold out so definitely grab your tickets early.

Get tickets before they sell out

2. Help Beautify Jacksonville’s Riverwalks

Join us in a community effort to help clean Jacksonville’s North and Southbank Riverwalks this Saturday from 8-10 am! Bring your family and friends and come out to do your part to clean up Downtown Jacksonville. Free coffee will be provided courtesy of Village Bread Cafe!

Sign up & help

3. Attention all Country Music Lovers

No need to get dirt on your boots when you are at John Pardi’s live drive-in concert. Grab tickets and come out to TIAA Bank Field this Friday at 7:30 pm. Enjoy a good time while social distancing from our vehicles. 

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4.  Bring Your Puppy To A FREE Puppy Play Day

This Saturday, Central Bark Jacksonville is hosting a Puppy Power Hour - a special play & social hour only puppies 8–16 weeks old! Come play & hang out from noon-1pm with Jaxie, @the904doggo at one of her favorite spots to chill! In addition, your pup is invited to attend as many sessions as you would like until he or she reaches 16 weeks of age!

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5.  Enjoy a FREE Movie in the Park

Join Root Realty + JAX Parks and share in fall festivities with a free screening of the halloween blockbuster Hocus Pocus at Riverside's historic Memorial Park! The first 50 people will get a free pizza from Pie 95 Pizza & the event starts at 6:30pm

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6.  Bring The Pup For Yoga @ Kanine Social

This Saturday, Pure Barre is having a pop up class at Kanine Social on their spacious back turf! Check in will begin at 10:30, with class directly after from 10:45 to 11:45. Tickets are $10 and will include a drink of your choice afterward.

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7. Discover Historic Springfield and Good Beer at Brewery Main & 6 

Main & 6 Brewing is a local company that bring excellence in craft brewing in Historic Jacksonville. They brew a variety of beers for all tastes to enjoy with your friends, family, and neighbors!

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8.  Happy Hour Spotlight: Taverna San Marco

Curated wine, handcrafted cocktails and happy bites in the heart of San Marco! Happy Hour is available daily in-house from 4-7 pm. You can even have happy hour delivered straight to your door; hey we aren’t wine-ing about this ;)

See the menu

9. Coffee Spot: Southern Grounds

It’s more than just a coffee shop but a place for the community to get together and enjoy coffee, desserts and so much more. Located in Neptune Beach, San Marco and coming soon to other locations around town.

Visit their website

10. Visit these AMAZEing Corn Mazes & Pumpkin Patches 

It’s that time of year again to lose yourself in acres of corn mazes and spend a FALLtastic time picking out the perfect pumpkin at the many family farms around town. Check out our fall guide for all things pumpkin this season.

Check out the guide

11. Brunchin’ with the Best View

Brunch and live music right on the river at River & Post. Listen to Eric Charlton Saturday at 12 pm while you enjoy the new brunch entrees and cocktails.

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12. Enjoy the Fresh Air at the Park

Jacksonville has the greatest variety of parks to visit with family and friends. Explore state parks, islands, springs and trails. Check out the link below for more on info on all of the great parks in the 904.

Check out our parks list

13. Zip through the Canyons

The Canyons Zip Line and Adventure Park is an adventure for everyone, find your way hundreds of feet above the water in Ocala, Florida.

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14. Pedal Your Way into the Sunset

Kracken Cycle Boats is a pedal-powered party on the water! Experience JAX from the St. Johns River and enjoy 15% off private boat rentals in October and November using code "Fall904" at checkout. Valid for new bookings only.

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15. Thrive Infusions October Specials

Choose a trick and receive a treat of your choice at Thrive Infusions Jacksonville. See a list of their specials on their Instagram page:

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16. Start Working Out & Eating Healthier

Try fully customizable, fresh, healthy and local meals available throughout North Florida. Pick up or have it delivered from the many convenient locations around town. COUPON: Get 25% OFF your first order with promo code “904”

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17. Check Out The New Whole Foods in Jax Beach

Jacksonville Beaches NEW Whole Foods is now open! The 40,000-square-foot natural and organic specialty grocery store is located at 2050 S. Third St!

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18. Check out the Fall Sale @ Rainbow Shades

Our friends at Rainbow Shades are running a huge sale on almost all sunglasses in their shops! Savings include:  20% off almost all shades & Buy One, Get One Pair 50% off! 

Rainbow Shades is Jacksonville's premier locally owned sunglass shop with locations in 5-Points (JUST OPENED), Jacksonville Beach, Riverside, Avenues Mall, Anastasia Island, Vilano Beach, & St. Augustine Premium Outlets! They have North Florida’s best selection of Rayban, Oakley, Costa, Maui Jim and many more brands plus they're known for their exceptional customer service and free adjustments.

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... and thats a wrap! Have Fun this weekend Duuuval!

904's Spookiest House Contest

We’re searching for homes in the 904 with outrageous Halloween decorations (excessive tombstones, cobwebs, pumpkins, etc..)

We’re giving away $1,000 in cash + prizes + a “scary big” trophy to the best decorated homes in the 904!

Know someone that’s gone over the top this year? Send an email to [email protected], subject line “Spookiest House Contest” and include the address and a photo!

Contest winners will be chosen on 11/5/20. As submissions are sent in, we will validate authenticity and then publish to our newest guide “Spookiest Homes In The 904”. Good luck and happy haunting!



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