Weekend Guide 10+ Things To Do in Jax This Weekend

  • by Sali Salameh
  • November 12, 2020

Tired of this weather? There’s no “ETA” on these plans! The weekend is upon us and there's a bunch of fun events happening in and around Jacksonville! Check out this curated list of activities and don’t forget to tag @904happyhour and #904happyhour

This week’s photo is from @aaronberkshireofficial

David Nail Live In Concert

This Saturday don’t miss country music superstar David Nail performing a live, intimate concert at the Thrasher-Horne Center in Orange Park! See this Grammy and Academy of Country Music Awards nominee in person in a limited seating performance on the Main Stage.

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Movie In The Park

This Saturday, join us at Memorial Park in Riverside for a FREE SHOWING of The Little Rascals presented by Root Realty! The event kicks off at 6:30pm and the first 50 people to arrive get a FREE POTATO from Mr Potato Spread!

Bring your own lawn chair or blanket for a socially distanced evening. A special thanks to Root Realty & Jax Parks for helping organize this awesome, free event!

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Check Out The New Toytopia Exhibit at MOSH

All November, kids 12 & under get in Free to MOSH - The Museum of Science & History on the Southbank in downtown Jax!

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Night of Lights 

The time of year we have all been waiting for! The regions most spectacular holiday spectacle will take place every evening from November 14 to January 31! St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights features millions of tiny white lights that create a magical atmosphere in the Nation’s Oldest City, and it’s free of charge.

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#KeepJaxMoving & Explore Guana Tolomato Matanzas Reserve

This weekend, stay active and explore the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve. One of 29 National Estuarine Research Reserves in the country, this landscape protects 76,760 acres and provides for a great diversity of plants, fish, and animals. While on the reserve you can hike, bike, horseback ride, fish, kayak or canoe, bird watch, picnic, sunbathe, walk the beach, and much more.

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Help Beautify Jacksonville

Please join us this Saturday from 11:30am - 1:30pm for a community clean up at 700 Cleveland St across from Shilo Metropolitan Baptist Church. Items provided include: gloves, masks, bags, water, snacks, grabbers & more.

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Pies and Pints at Kanine Social 

Calling all bakers! Kanine Social is having a pie cook off, so bring out your pie recipes. Contest is free entry and cash prize will be given out. El Taco Naco Food truck will be on site from 2 – 6 pm. Come out and enjoy with your dogs! 

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Tree House Camping 

Theres a spot near Fleming Island that has 9 treehouses available at $35.00 per night! These sweet tree houses are located at Camp Chowenwaw - a beautiful 150-acre recreation site at the mouth of Black Creek in Green Cove Springs near the St. Johns River. The park offers camping, event facilities, hiking trails & boardwalks, fishing, kayak access, volleyball court, picnic areas, seasonal pool, museum, nature center, and a playground.

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Grab a Coffee at Urban Grind Coffee

In the midst of downtown, you can find peace and quiet in a hidden urban garden at Urban Grind Coffee. Almost everything is homemade including their coffee that’s roasted right here in St. Augustine plus they also sell delicious smoothies, wraps and most popular is their chicken / tuna salad sandwiches. 

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Happy Hour Spotlight

Lynch’s Irish Pub has happy hour again, Monday – Friday from 4 – 8 pm! $5 premium beers, $5 house wine and $3 domestic drafts. Lynch’s is an Irish spot with quirky decor offering pub grub, live music & lots of beers on tap.

Art Exhibit by Alberi 

Don't miss the inaugural, one of a kind art, music, food, and beverage experience in historic Springfield. From 4 – 9 pm this Saturday enjoy a unique and new experience in Jax!

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Salute to the Veterens

Manifest Distilling a craft distillery located in downtown Jacksonville will be hosting the 2020 Salute to Veterans Run! The run will benefit two Veterans groups, the Jacksonville Naval Museum and K9s For Warriors! This is a run or walk event. Starting at 4 pm this Saturday.

Sun Ray Cinema: Friday the 13th drive-in

This Friday the 13th get your superstition on and drive into the tailgaters lot for a Friday the 13th showing. Put an extra toy in your trunk and brighten someone's holiday season. Sun-Ray Cinema is collecting new, unwrapped toys in original packaging for donation to six different community organizations at its drive in movies in November and December. Toys will be collected at the gate, every show. In return for a toy each donor will be entered into a raffle and the winner will take home a $50 gift card.

Grab Brunch at River & Post

River & Post has launched their new brunch menu! On Saturdays & Sunday’s from open-3pm for a limited time, stop in for creative brunch twists on some of your favorite meals including Bread Pudding French Toast, Huevos Rancheros, Eggs Benedict Cubano, Croque Madame, VEGAN Chicken & Waffles, The Ultimate Brunch Burger & SO MUCH MORE!

Their new brunch menu is available in their 1st floor dining room and beautifully shaded patio in historic Riverside! They also offer $15 bottomless mimosas atop their 9th floor rooftop bar and lounge with LIVE MUSIC both days from Noon-3pm!

For Reservations, Call 904-575-2366

Food Fair Festival 

One of the best parts Jax Fair is the FOOD! So we can only imagine how amazing the Food Fair Festival happening in Downtown Fair Grounds will be this Saturday and Sunday from 10 am – 6 pm. This is a safe social distanced event to enjoy fair foods, get outdoors, listen to live music, and enjoy time with family and friends. 

9 ¾ Wizarding Market

Hall of Heroes presents 9 3/4 Wizarding Market! A magical event full of special guests, vendors, and activities this Saturday from 12 – 7 pm. Happening in the River City Railway (formerly the Adams Street Station) event venue in Downtown Jacksonville. Enjoy an outdoor area full of art vendors and special guests set up in their own train car! All ages welcome for a day of family friendly fun!

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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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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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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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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