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

  • by Sali Salameh
  • April 12, 2021
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There’s so much happening this weekend, Jax! Jax River Jams kicks off the weekend a little early this Thursday with a FREE CONCERT by New Found Glory! Then there’s a boat show, earth day celebration, sailing race & more! Make sure to wear some sun screen and gather up your friends, family, and loved ones as you head out on the town. Don't forget to tag us on all of your adventures @904happyhour & #904happyhour! 

River Jams: New Found Glory

Thursday, 5pm - 9:30pm

Start your weekend early at the 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 Punk Pop Band New Found Glory!

Info & Concert Schedule

Diamonds Direct Spring Trunk Show! 

4/16 - 4/24

Shop from a variety of world-renowned jewelry collections flown in for this special event. From Spring proposals and weddings to Mothers Day, push presents and more, the 20% off savings could not come at a better time! Call ahead if you would like to see a particular collection. P.S. get in some extra shopping time on Sunday April 18 from 12-5pm during their extended hours!

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Jacksonville Boat Show 

April 16 – 18 

The Jacksonville Marine Association invites you to join at the first ever Jacksonville Spring Boat Show! There will be a large variety of boats on display, from skiing, fishing, cruisers, personal water-crafts and more! Vendors will be set up for all your boating needs. Special surprises for the kids as well as Seminars and Education for the Adults. You don’t want to miss out on the water fun! 

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Summer Menu at the District

New summer menu is here at the District in Spring Field and the food is delicious! Some of the items include: Beef Wellington, Miso Salmon, Salt Roasted Beet Salad, Chicken Picatta, Braised Short Rib, & MORE! Happy hour today & every day from 3-7 (all day on Sundays)

For More Info 

Sunday Jazz at the Posting House

Every Sunday the Posting House will be having John Lumpkin Institute playing Jazz music with no cover charge! Stop by this Sunday to jam it out while sipping on some wine or beer. 

Riverside Arts Market Earth Day Celebration

Saturday 10 am – 3pm 

Get ready to celebrate Earth Day at the Riverside Arts Market! A variety of fun and informational ways will be going on throughout the day to get you started on initiating those first steps of going green. Some of the planned activities we’ll have include a river clean up⁠, composting 101⁠ and nutritional tours. ⁠

2021 Jax All Pro Dad Experience 

April 17 @ TIAA Bank Field, 9 am – 11 am

It starts when you and your child experience the thrill of stepping onto the field where the Jacksonville Jaguars play. You’ll hear from NFL Veteran Lonnie Marts and spend the next few hours connecting with your kids – with plenty of fun and interactive family moments plus some practical fatherhood tips you can take home and put into practice.

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St. Augustine Race Week 

APRIL 17 - 24

Eight days of fast, fun and friendly sailing events. Events include performance offshore racing, river racing, a youth regatta, bayfront racing, Dragon Boats and more.

For A Schedule & To Register 

Super American Circus 

All Weekend Long @ the Jax Fairgrounds

Super American Circus is 1 1/2 hours of super power packed fun for the entire family. Features include the All American motorcycle thrill team in the Globe of Doom the Amazing Mario on the Wheel of Destiny plus the very best circus performers from Americas Got Talent. 

Purchase Tickets 

Saturdays at Wildcrafters 

April 17, 6 pm 

Singer Songwriter Series is back at Wildcrafters. This week Adrian Kennedy will be performing, be sure to stop by and check her out and have yourself the best booze free drink in town!

In Real Life Comedy Tour 

Saturday 11pm @ The VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena 

Don’t miss out on all the fun and laughter with the The Real Mike Epps. He will be performing his Comedy Tour in Jax this Satuday, so get ready! 

BrewHound Mutt Market 

Sunday, 2 – 6 pm 

BrewHound is hosting a local vendor market of artisans, crafters, bakers, makers, movers + shakers! Support local, grab a coffee, wine or cold beer + shop!

NEFBA Clay Builders Bass Fishing Tournament

April 17, 6:30 am – 2:30 pm 

Join the Clay Builders for their 2nd Annual Bass Fishing Tournament at Whitey's Fish Camp. 

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Grown-Ups Prom 2021

Saturday, 7:30 pm @ Cliff’s Bar & Grill 

The rockin' Prom you REALLY wanted...featuring Julia Gulia! Make reservations to attend a FUNdraising Under the Sea dance! $10 pre-reservation fee with all proceeds going to Daughtershine 501c3. There will be a photobooth, spiked punch and the chance to be nominated on Cliffs Prom Court. Dress to impress! 

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Ice Cream Eating Contest

Do you LOVE ice cream? Have you ever wanted to compete in an ice cream eating contest? Now's your chance...Chilled Flavors will be hosting ice cream eating contests to celebrate their anniversary. 

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Artful Movement from Moca 

Sunday, 11 am 

Jax Moca & Yoga 4 Change present Artful Movement, a live stream yoga from the galleries. Join this virual experience for catharsis and pause.

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Jax Symphony Presents: Classical Mystery Tour: The Beatles' Abbey Road

April 16 – 17,  The Times Union Center

Hailed by many critics as The Beatles’ finest album, Abbey Road included such iconic songs as “Here Comes the Sun,” “Something” and “Come Together.” Classical Mystery Tour returns with a tribute to The Beatles’ early years, Abbey Road and many more timeless songs from the greatest band of all time. 

For Tickets 

Jacksonville Taco and Tequila Festival Coming Soon…

Save the Date: Sunday, May 2nd 

You’re invited to join us for the ultimate Cinco de Mayo celebration! The Inaugural Jacksonville Taco & Tequila Festival is a culinary experience and fundraiser featuring Mexican cuisine from over 10 restaurants and food trucks, as well as tequila stations, craft margaritas, local makers, games, live music, and more! A limited amount of General Admission Experience tickets as well as VIP Sip & Savor Passes will be available for purchase but are expected to sell out due to limited capacity.

See More Details + Purchase Tickets 

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