Weekend Guide 10+ Things To Do in Jax This Weekend

  • by Sali Salameh
  • May 26, 2021
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Memorial Day Weekend is here which means an extra day for all the fun activities we got going for you! This weekend is for honoring the heroes who sacrificed their lives for the freedoms we enjoy. Spend it with friends and family with some grilling by the pool or on the beach.

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Blues, Brews & BBQ at Wicked Barley Brewing Company

When: Saturday May 29, 11am – 11pm

Where: Wicked Barley Brewing Company

Join Wicked Barley's annual Blues, Brews & BBQ Bash! It's going to be a patriotic party complete with house-smoked BBQ, special beer releases and the best blues bands in the city of Jacksonville! Don't forget to wear your red, white and blue!

 Green Cove Springs Memorial Day Riverfest

When: Monday, 10am - 9pm

Where: Spring Park

Join Green Cove Springs Memorial Day Fest this year, with over 100 food and craft vendors, a kid’s zone that includes pony rides, bounce slides, train rides, face painting, and more. There is live entertainment throughout the day and fireworks at night, but the best part of the day is when we honor our veterans for their service to our country! How awesome it is to see men and women, both young and old come forward to share their time in service! 

Yacht Party, Part Deux! 

When: Saturday, 7 - 11pm

Where: Main & Six Brewing Company

Yacht party this weekend and it's gonna be sick! Jam out to yacht rock music and enjoy a fun beer release lined up for this event. We of course encourage everyone to wear their best yacht worthy outfits. El Agave Azul food truck will be there 5-8pm, so get there early for some killer tacos! 

Reggae Sunday Funday

When: Sunday, 11am - 6pm

Where: Wicked Barley Brewing Company 

EPIC Reggae Sunday Funday party. Join us for cold beer, delicious food and those reggae vibes! There will be two of Jacksonville's BEST reggae bands lined up for the day! Wicked Barley is a family friendly establishment. Tickets are not required and admission is FREE.

14th Annual Memorial Day Booze Cruize

When: Sunday, 12pm 

Where: Downtown St. Augustine 

Join the adventure to bar hop in downtown St. Augustine for a Memorial Day Weekend Bash. There will be FREE alcohol on the bus, but you can bring your own also. Don Patron Cantina will be providing the 5 gallon jugs of margaritas again!! YOU MUST BE 21 YEARS OLD TO REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT! 

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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 Deacon Parks 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!

Sunflower U-Pick & Farm Days 

When: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday

Where: Conner's A-Maize-Ing Acres

It’s that time of year again, take a trip to Amazing Grace Family farms for some A-Maizeing pictures, scenery, and spend the day around sunflowers!

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Renfaire Mini Midieval Con

When: Saturday, 6:30 – 11pm

Where: MOSH 

Hall of Heroes and MOSH are teaming up again to celebrate the opening night of the Museum’s traveling exhibit, Lost World of Dragons! Discover the science and fascinating lore behind these legendary beasts, and encounter dragon mythologies from around the world at the Renfaire Mini Medieval Con.

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Illumizoo Summer Spectacle

When: Friday, 6 - 10pm

Where: Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens 

Come summer, when the days are long and hot, cool nights at the Zoo are now home to an incredible scattering of illuminations. An amazing spatial of color, IllumiZoo Summer Spectacle promises to transcend from sleepy wildlife to a fantasy landscape of nature drenched with rich lighting. 

Jazz Discovery Series 

When: Friday, 7 - 9pm

Where: Jacksonville Arts and Music School (JAMS)

Enjoy a full season of performances featuring world-class jazz musicians! The Jazz Discovery Series is a concert program that is designed to impact the community with the history and the next generation of jazz.

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Fitz & The Tantrums 

When: Friday, 7pm

Where: St. Augustine Amphitheatre 

Retro indie-pop group Fitz and the Tantrums are keeping the Motown Sound alive and well with their modern take on classic soul and funk.

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Jacksonville Symphony Presents Patriotic Pops

When: Friday, 7:30 pm 

Where: Times -Union Center for the Performing Arts 

Under the leadership of British conductor Courtney Lewis, the Jacksonville Symphony has entered its eighth decade as an esteemed classical ensemble.

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Wine Tasting Friday

When: Friday, 4 - 7pm

Where: Round Bird Coffee Shop 

Join us for wine tasting of 3 South African wines - a White Blend, Red Blend and Rose. Happy hour pricing on all wine!

Farm & Flea 

When: Saturday, 9:30am - 2pm

Where: The Grove at Orange Park Mall

Back for 2021, this Farm & Flea will feature local vendors, makers & crafters, farmers, food trucks and more! 

Vagabond Flea 

When: Sunday, 4 – 8pm 

Where: Vagabond Flea 

The Vagabond Flea is a creatively curated market that features local artists, quality makers, upcyclers, vintage + antique sellers, and more!

This event is outdoors and is pet-friendly!

Rainbow Springs State Park

Summer is quickly approaching, get ready to make a splash at one of Florida’s crystal clear springs. Pictured is Rainbow Springs State Park, one of the most popular State Parks in Florida. It’s the spot to be no matter you are a swimmer, kayaker, tuber or camper.
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Happening Next Week… Jax Brunch Fest

When: Sunday

Where: Historic Riverside under the Fuller Warren Bridge

Jax Brunch Fest is happening! Attendees can look forward to brunch cuisine from 10+ local restaurants & food trucks, mimosa & Bloody Mary stations, vendors + makers, art installations, LIVE MUSIC & more.

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