Weekend Guide 10+ Things to do in Jax this Weekend

  • by Catherine Tortorici
  • July 13, 2021

It is almost the end of July which means there are plenty of events to keep your summer going! Check out some events happening this week and in the future! 

90’s Flashback Friday

Where: Main & Six Brewing Company

When: July 16th 6pm- close

Come join Main and Six Brewing Company for a night that will bring you back to the 90’s! Dress up and enjoy some music. Alma Fusion will be out serving some food.

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River Relapse

When: July 18th 3:30-11

Where: River City Brewing

Come enjoy your Sunday night with some dancing and beer. They are offering free parking and admission and the event is 21 and up.

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Rod's Crab Shack

Where: 5851 University Blvd W, Jacksonville, Fl 32216

Takeout Only: 1301 Monument Rd #13, Jacksonville, FL 32225

When: hours on site


CRAVING SEAFOOD? If you love fresh, local seafood, then you’ve got to check out Rod's Crab Shack! Not only is the atmosphere on point- They’ve got all of your seafood favorites available for lunch and dinner. 

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Painting with a Twist

Where: Ponte Vedra, San Marco, Fruit Cove

When:check website for schedule 

Do you enjoy letting your creative side out and hanging out with friends? If so, check out Painting with a Twist. They have different classes and you can bring your own alcohol and choose your own canvas. Make sure to arrive early and check their website for additional questions.

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Rock the Moon featuring Skyview

Where: MOSH

When: July 17 7:30-10

Celebrate the anniversary of the Moon landing on Saturday July 17th. Skyview(local indie/space rock band) will be performing.  It is also a happy hour so prepare for a unique experience amongst astro-experts.

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Jacksonville Sharks vs Columbus Lions 

Where: Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena 

When: July 17th 7 PM

The Jax Sharks will be playing the Columbus Lions. The theme night is Shark-A-RitaVille so be sure to dress up. Tickets start at $10!

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Summer at the Cummer

Where: Cummer Gardens

When: July 16th 5-9PM

The Museum will offer free admission during its extended hours, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. each Friday night, and the experience will include live music, art experiences, lawn games and more. 

Celebrate Friday night with a relaxing picnic in the beautiful Cummer Gardens. Guests will receive fresco dining with a picnic and access to seating throughout the 1.45 acre property. Receive a $25 tote for one or a $40 tote for 2. The price includes admission and there are vegetarian options. They have other dates to attend if you can't make it this week.

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Riverside Arts Market

When: Saturdays 10-3

Where: 715 Riverside Ave

Enjoy local makers, artists, and farmers under the bridge. It’s free and pet friendly. Bring some friends and enjoy the market rain or shine.

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Selfie WRLD Jax 

When: 12-9PM (10 Thursday-Saturday)

Where: 11112 San Jose Blvd, Suite 25 Jacksonville, Florida 32223

Get ready to have the best photoshoot ever with over 20 different and professionally lit photo sets! Selfie WRLD Jax is the ultimate content creation location!

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Seussical the Musical

When: now - August 1, 2021

Where: Alhambra Theatre

Experience this fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! Based on the books "Horton the Elephant" and "The Cat in the Hat," characters from the whimsical imagination of Dr. Seuss come together in a musical that is fun for the whole family!

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Imagination Squared

When: Now-August 8th

Where: MOCA Jacksonville

This installation will be running through August 8th and it celebrates the 10 year anniversary of Project Atrium. MOCA also has plenty of other exhibits to check out.

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Illumizoo Summer Spectacle

When: now– August 27 

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.

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SAVE THE DATE: Check out some events happening next week.  Jacksonville Seafood Festival


When: Sunday, July 25th

Where: Under The Fuller Warren Bridge

This summer, make plans to attend the inaugural Jacksonville Seafood Festival - A culinary celebration of local cuisine, our fishing community, and the arts. The festival will feature pop up kitchens and food stations from local restaurants, a food truck village, makers and artists, art installations, live music, games, and activities for all ages.

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Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp vs Nashville Sounds

Where: 121 Financial Ballpark

When: July 20th-25th

Jumbo Shrimp fans, be sure to go see a game next week. July 20th-25th the Shrimp will be home for the last time this month. They have some theme nights as well.

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Jacksonville Sharks Vs Carolina Cobras

Where: Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena 

When:July 24th 7 PM

SHARK FANS! It is the final home game of the season. The Sharks will face the Cobras. Tickets are as  low as $10 and will ensure you a fun night. The theme is military appreciation night.

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Kettle Krush 5k

Where: 120 Leo Street 

When: July 24th, race starts at 7:30am

Come join the Salvation Army in krushing hunger and homelessness and offering a fresh start to families on the First Coast.

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Jazz Fest

Where:Woodstock Park

When: July 24 1-9

The Inaugural Don't Miss A Beat, Jazz Festival at Woodstock Park – a family-friendly event featuring an incredible lineup of local talent performing alongside renowned headlining artists. The inaugural festival will take place July 24, 2021 from 1-9 p.m. at Woodstock Park in Jacksonville. Admission to the event is FREE to the community.

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