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

  • by Kasey Bubb
  • April 8, 2021

Is it just us or has Florida been showing off with all this beautiful weather this week?! Get out and enjoy it because the weekend is jam packed with fun events, concerts, and more! We hope you enjoy our curated weekend guide and tag us in your fun adventures in and around the 904.

River Jams: Chase Rice

Thursday April 8, 5pm-9:30pm

Start your weekend early at the first ever Jax River Jams! This brand new event is a free four-week concert series at the former Jacksonville Landing in downtown, put on by our friends at DTJAX. This week features country singer-songwriter Chase Rice! "Ready Set Roll" your way downtown for a jammin' good time... Maybe he'll even lay his "Eyes On You"!

Info & Concert Schedule

Clay County Fair

April 1-11 only!

This weekend is your last chance to experience the wonder and joy of the Clay County Fair until next year! From concerts to rides, games, live animals and delicious fair food, it's truly one of the best and most authentic fairs that happens here in North Florida. So grab your friends, family, or that someone special and head over to Clay County to make some memories.

Tickets & Info

Cathedral District Cleanup

Saturday April 10, 9am-11am

Join us this Saturday morning for some feel-good fun and help clean up the historic and charming Cathedral District in Downtown Jax. Volunteers will receive gloves and trash bags to help remove trash and debris throughout the beautiful neighborhood. Free coffee plus bacon, egg, and cheese biscuits will be provided by the awesome people at Daily's!

Sign Up Here!

Say So Sweets Grand Opening

Friday April 9, 10am

Check out the brand new Filipino Hawaiian bakery on Beach Blvd as they celebrate their grand opening this Friday! They will be serving Hawaiian saved ice and their specialty donuts like ube, leche flan and more. We don't know about you but they had us at ube donuts!

Check them out on Instagram/Facebook @saysosweets!

Jax Beach Spring Arts Market

Saturday April 10, 10am-4pm

Art lovers! Head to the Seawalk Pavilion in Jax Beach this Saturday to shop and support local makers in their various crafts. The event will take place from 10am-4pm.

Live Music at The District

Friday April 10, 7pm-9pm

Live R&B music at a cute little wine bar in Springfield? Say no more! The District SPR is our latest obsession and they will be featuring live music from The King & Company this Friday from 7-9. 

Mutt Market

Saturday April 10, 10am-5pm

Enjoy a day of fun with your four-legged friends at The Jacksonville Humane Society. The event will feature treats like kona ice and Papa Johns Pizza as well as local vendors like Pawsmetics, Lucy Lou's Designs and more. They will also be offering FREE pet adoptions. Registration is free but donations are always appreciated. 

Register & Learn More

Enjoy Brunch & The Best City Views!

Saturdays + Sundays

If you haven't brunched at River & Post yet then you have not lived! Enjoy their delicious brunch menu available Saturday and Sunday from 11am-4pm. We highly recommend the potato latkes & cured salmon. After you eat, enjoy another mimosa on their picturesque rooftop bar for some of the best city views.

River & Post Brunch Menu 

Craft a Spring Cocktail

Manifest Distilling just released their new botanical gin just in time for those springy cocktails. Plan a distillery tour with friends or just grab a bottle and get crafty on your own. Be sure to garnish with a fresh flower and snap a pic because did it even happen if it didn't go on the gram? PS the masterpiece above is by @leavesandlibations!

Manifest Distilling's Website

Discover A New Waterfront Restaurant

Living in Jacksonville, we're lucky to have so many waterfront dining options around town! Pictured above is Palms Fish Camp located off of Hecksher Dr. The weather is going to be perfect this weekend so be sure to make a reservation. Find your next family dinner or date night on our Waterfront Dining Guide!


Enjoy Live Jazz at Posting House

Posting House will be open on Sundays starting THIS Sunday, April 11. Their hours of operation will be from 2-8PM with live music EVERY Sunday by The John Lumpkin Institute from 4-7PM during happy hour. There's no better way to end the weekend/kickstart the week than with live music and your favorite brews. The best part? No cover.

Enjoy Some Fresh Air: Losco Regional Park

There are so many great places to bike and walk in Jacksonville and Losco Regional Park is a great one for the whole family. The park features 3.1 miles of trails, a pond, playground and more. It's a great place to get that much needed sunshine and fresh air. Looking for more parks in Jacksonville? Check out more Parks articles here

Info on Losco Regional Park

Get Swimsuit Season Ready with Superfit Foods!

It's a great time to make a commitment to eating healthier with sumner approaching! Superfit Foods is our favorite locally owned meal prep company. They have delicious, customizable meal plans that will help you reach your fitness goals even with a crazy busy lifestyle!

Use code "904" for 25% off your first order!

More Info & Meal Plans

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.

Learn more

Doggone Delicious DIP-OFF

The Doggone Delicious DIP-OFF is happening this Saturday at Brew Hound! The event benefits local charity Fur Sisters and is in celebration of their 5 year Anniversary. Tickets are a $8 donation at the door!

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