Weekend Guide 10+ Things To Do in Jax This Weekend

  • by Sali Salameh
  • May 11, 2021

You’re in for a treat this weekend, Jax! There are so many fun things happening across the city so it’s sure to not be a boring one. Whether your squad likes live music, conventions, or yoga we’ve got you covered. Check out our curated weekend guide for events you’ll want to attend!

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90’s Fest!

When: Saturday

Where: St. Augustine, St Francis Field

Don’t miss Coolio & Sister Hazel perform live at the 90’s Fest! There will be concerts all day as well as food trucks, a water slide, slime zone, vendors, fly photo booth & more!

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Music Under the Lights 

When: Thursday, 6:30 – 9:30pm

Where: Markets at Town Center

Don’t miss a POP-UP CONCERT by Let’s Ride Brass Band under the lights in front of Coopers Hawk & Palmetto Moon! There will be food from Prati Italia, beverage stations, seating, and more! Admission is free and the event is family friendly!

Historic Springfield Tour of Homes and Gardens 

When: Saturday & Sunday, 12 - 5pm

Where: Historic Springfield

Historic Springfiled is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Jax, and SPAR community is excited to show visitors the diversity and personality of their neighborhood. This event is to allow Jax to experience what makes Springfield a fantastic place to live and play! You’ll find nine properties to tour: three interior properties decorated with a mix of modern and vintage styling and six beautiful gardens. 

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Mom’s Park 

Have you visited Mom’s Park? The park’s official name is Yacht Basin Park, but most locals call it Mom’s Park. Yacht Basin Park is in the heart of Riverside on the west bank of Willowbranch Creek, where it enters the St. Johns River. Stop by on a beautiful day! 

Vintage Market Days 

When: Entire Weekend Long 

Where: Clay County Fair Grounds

Do you love Antique and vintage finds? Visit the Vintage Market Days this weekend. It is an upscale vintage-inspired market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings consumable yummies, seasonal plantings and a little more. 

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Dinner and Auction

When: Friday, 4:30pm

Where: Diamond D Ranch

Join Duval County 4-H Foundation for the Annual Dinner and Auction. All proceeds benefit the youth members of the Duval County 4-H program. There will be a live auction, silent auction, raffles, Monroe’s BBQ, live music and dancing.

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Summer Nights Fair 

When: Saturday, 3 – 7pm

Where: World Golf Hall of Fame 

St. Augustine Business Connections invites you to Summer Nights Fair featuring local creatives and retailers. This is a free event with live music, vendors, food, and more! 

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Sneaker Fete 

When: Saturday, 12 – 5pm

Where: UNF Adam W. Herbert University Center

Obsessed with the latest sneaker trends? Stop by the Sneaker Fete Convention to buy, sell, trade the newest sneakers on the market! 

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Ecuadorian Crab Broil

When: Saturday, 3 – 8pm

Where: Main & Six Brewery 

Join the first ever Ecuadorian Crab Broil! A typical Cangrejada in Ecuador is a big group event where everyone is cracking away to get that awesome scrumtrulescent meat. There will be crab bags in sizes of 2 people, 4 people, and 6 people. With your pre ordered ticket you will receive a free beer! 

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Jax TINY HOUSE Show

When: Saturday & Sunday

Where: Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center

The Great American Tiny House Convention is coming to Jax! They are a Housing Solution Marketplace bringing knowledge on the latest in legislation, zoning laws, plumbing and much more! The show has workshops, seminars, interactive panel discussions, vendors and exhibitors. If you are looking for a customizable, functional, cozy home you must visit!  

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Jax IceMen 

When: Saturday, 7pm

Where: VyStar Veterans Arena

Jacksonville Icemen vs. South Carolina Stingrays is happening with tickets starting at $11.00.

Yoga in the Gardens 

When: Thursday, 10am

Where: Cummer Museum 

Come take a moment with guest yoga instructors for a series of Mindful Hour gentle yoga classes in the Cummer Gardens. 

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Friends with Autism 5K/Walk

When: Saturday, 8am

Where: Old Jacksonville Landing Grounds 

The Friends with Autism 5K/Walk is more than just a Run and a Walk – it’s a fun time for the entire community to come together and raise awareness, acceptance, and support for families and people on the autism spectrum in Northeast Florida! You can choose to participate virtually or in person.

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Bold City Brass

When: Friday & Sunday

Where: Florida Theatre 

Founded in 1980, the Bold City Brass is proud to partner with Friday Musicale in Jacksonville, Florida to bring quality music to the greater Jacksonville community and beyond. Listen to their good music for FREE! 

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Play World Mini Comicon 

When: Saturday, 6:30 – 11pm

Where: MOSH Museum 

In celebration of MOSH’s newest traveling exhibition, Toytopia, the Museum is partnering with Hall of Heroes for a fun-filled and safe night for toy fanatics of all ages! The Play World Mini Comicon will be toy-centric in every way! Meet with local toy collectors and exhibitors, hear from artistic creators and be inspired by toys seen on the big screen!

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Iliza: Back in Action Tour

When: Thursday, 7pm

Where: St. Augustine Amphitheater

Iliza Vie Shlesinger is an American comedian, actress and television host and she is bringing the funny to St. Augustine Florida! 

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Yoga Unleashed

When: Thursday, 6pm

Where: BrewHound Dog Park + Bar

Come join an amazing evening of yoga + live music by the amazing John Earle + drinks + pups! This all-levels yoga class, John will play music under the lights and enjoy a cold beverage of your choice after (wine, beer, tea, or coffee!) and socialize with other pups and yogis!

Orange Bowl Show Circuit

When: Sunday, 8pm

Where: Jacksonville Equestrian Center 

Watch the NSBA/ Colored Breed Horse Show this weekend for FREE!

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Do It Again Featuring the Music of Steely Dan

When: Saturday, 8pm 

Where: Florida Theatre 

DO IT AGAIN is a celebration of this timeless music. The songs of Steely Dan formed the soundtrack to many of our lives. Donald Fagen & Walter Becker found a clever and unique way to bridge Jazz, Rock and R&B sensibilities to form a whole new kind of pop music. This is a concert you won’t want to miss. 

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Orange Park Farmers & Arts Market 

When: Sunday, 10am – 3pm

Where: Town Hall Park 

Visit the largest market in Clay County! Get your fresh produce, meat, and eggs! Support local vendors and listen to live music!

Coming Soon...

Inaugural Emancipation Celebration Coming To Downtown Jacksonville

When: Thursday May 20, 11am - 8pm 

Where: James Weldon Johnson Park

Jacksonville’s Emancipation Celebration will feature local African American food trucks and vendors, live performances from Jacksonville’s best musicians, dancers and poets, fun activities for the kids, a Community Art Project and a historical display.

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