Weekend Guide 10+ Things To Do in Jax This Weekend

  • by Sali Salameh
  • November 5, 2020

Time to swap out those cobwebs and skeletons for lights and mistletoe because the first weekend of November is upon us! With the cooler temperatures and FL/GA game upon us, it's going to be a great weekend in the 904. Check out our curated list of the best activities, and as usual be sure to tag us @904happyhour or #904happyhour!

Weekend Guide image courtesy of @VitaminSeaPhotography

1. 904 Pop Up

This Sunday visit the Seawalk Pavilion from 10 am – 5 pm for Jacksonville’s largest curated socially distant pop up! It will be featuring over 60 Local vendors and a food truck village. Go out and support local while enjoying yourself and this cooler weather.

2. 4 the Pups, Man

Kanine Social is releasing their 4 the Pups, Man! 4 the Pups, Man is an IPA brewed by Intuition Ale Works and for every pint sold Farah & Farah will donate $4 to Five STAR Veterans Center. Your beer purchases will help these patriots & families find a new pet. With each beer purchase, you will receive a raffle ticket for chances to win some great swag from our hosts. 

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3. Margs for Charity

Join us & Big Brothers Big Sisters for the 2020 Margarita J’ville annual fundraiser & cocktail party this November! This virtual event is a party with a cause with donations of $50, $100, $250, or $500, donors will receive a Party in Place Cocktail Kit including liquor, shakers, koozies, jiggers, shot glasses, and much more. With your support, we can exceed our fundraising goals and serve more local youth in need. 

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4. Halloween isn’t over yet…

Last weekend, best weekend at 13th Floor Haunted House. Get all your fears on for the weekend, open the 6th & 7th for Blackout! Don't miss out on the last bit of spookiness for the year.  

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5. Florida/Georgia Weekend

The City of Jacksonville continues the tradition and will host the annual Georgia-Florida football game on Saturday, November 7 at 3:30 p.m. at TIAA Bank Field, where the University of Georgia will take the field against the University of Florida. This annual tradition has taken place in Jacksonville since 1933 and is considered to be one of college football’s most significant rivalries.

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6. Florida/Georgia Watch Party

Watch the FL/GA game at Strings Sports Brewery in Springfield...  TAILGATE STYLE! The garage doors will be open, a grill out front, boiled peanuts, corn hole, and lots of beer! Wear your team colors and join the cheer loud for this highly anticipated game. The doors will open at 11 am.

7.  Jaguars...Duvalll!

Support your Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Houston Texans this Sunday at TIAA Bank Field at 1 pm. Rookie quarterback, Jake Luton will be starting in his first NFL game. Cheer on our home team against the division rivals…DTWD! 

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8. Gainesville Festival & Art Show

Gainesville 39th annual Festival & Art Show is going virtual! This weekend stay safe at home and embrace the culture of more than 40 of the nation’s most talented artists. The Festival will also have children art activities through online stations and continuous live entertainment throughout the festival.

9. Two Breweries, One Collab

Two-award winning breweries, Wicked Barley and Main & Six Brewing Company will be collaborating for a final product and the release will be this Friday at Wicked Barley. The Collab is It's a bit "nib"ly out is a Milk Stout aged on cocoa nibs, 6.7% abv. smooth, semi-sweet chocolate milk stout. The Partnership is a strong representation of community over competition.

10. Fall Festival Block Party

Join the outdoor fun this Saturday from 11 am to 4 pm in the heart of Historic Springfield. The Fall Festival Block Party will have lots of food, shopping, and giveaways from local businesses in our community. You can do all that and even relax by joining the Yoga session from 10 – 11 am.

11. Beach Walk Farmers Market 

The best part of the first Saturday of any month is the farmers market! Open to all to enjoy from 10 – 2 pm. Full of creative artists, local produce, fresh seafood, an incredible food court with many flavors, dips and hot sauces, plants, local honey, and more. Join them this Saturday and every first Saturday of the month.

12. Riverside Arts Market 

Another first Saturday of the month another Farmer’s Market. A perfect way to spend your Saturday! Shop from local farms for produce on Farmers Row, find local handmade items from the many vendors and dine around the world from various food trucks all under the Fuller Warren Bridge every Saturday from 10am-3pm.

13. Footloose at the Alhambra Theatre & Dining 

This weekend find yourself watching a live performance at the Alhambra Theatre & Dining from 6 – 10 pm. Footloose the Musical is about a boy and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town after his father abandons them. Upon arriving, Ren finds himself at odds with most of the town.

14.  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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15. Get Active & Explore This Weekend

We've teamed up with Baptist Health to provide you a curated list of the best parks, trails, lakes, beaches and other outdoor recreational areas in North Florida. We’ve also included tips for staying active at home! #KeepJaxMoving

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16. 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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17. 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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18. Start Eating Healthier for Bikini Season Next Year

Try fully customizable, fresh, healthy and local meals available throughout North Florida from our friends at Superfit Foods. 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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19. 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!

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