Weekend Guide 10+ Things To Do in Jax This Weekend

  • by Sali Salameh
  • November 18, 2020

This weekend will be LIT with all of the holiday lights and events kicking off in the 904! We have the top things for you to enjoy this weekend, so you won’t miss out on any of the fun! Don’t forget to tag us on all of the LIT pics you take @904HappyHour and #904HappyHour! 

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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Oyster Roastin’ and Jammin’

This Friday is the sjriverkeeper’s annual oyster roast & concert! This year, the event is going drive-in movie style featuring a concert & catered food experience from Biscottis including delicious oysters, seafood, beverages & more delivered directly to your vehicle! Music lineup includes performances by RickoLus and Fire Water Tent Revival. Attendees are allowed to bring lawn chairs and lounges to enjoy dinner & music under the stars. Enjoy from 7 – 10 pm.

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Dashing to Diamonds Direct for 20% Savings*

Diamonds Direct's annual Holiday Showcase is here! The event features 20% savings* now through 11/22 and an expanded selection of jewelry from top designers like Simon G, Fana, Benchmark, and more! Appointments are encouraged but not required and the store has increased cleaning and sanitization to keep clients as safe as possible. Saturday morning (11/21) Chaunie's Coffee will be out front of the store serving a complimentary coffee or seasonal latte to the first 50 customers!

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Tokyo Ramen & Poke Neptune Beach Celebrating 2 Years

Today - Sunday, Tokyo Ramen & Poke Neptune Beach is celebrating their 2 Year Anniversary! To thank the community for supporting their small business over the last two years, they are offering the following specials all weekend: 

  • $10 Chashu Ramen, Miso Ramen and Shoyu Ramen bowls
  • $6 Large Hot Sake's

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Drive In Movies Friday

Don’t miss Sunray Cinema Drive In Movies at Tailgaters next to TIAA Bank Field! Here’s what’s showing:

7:00 pm: Planes, Trains & Automobiles
9:30 pm: They Live

Sun-Ray Cinema is collecting new, unwrapped toys in original packaging for donation to six different community organizations! Please bring one to tonight’s showing for your chance to win a $50 gift card!

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Patio Fest at Hyperion Brewing 

Drink, eat, and listen to music for a good cause! This Saturday at Hyperion Brewing Company from 12 -10 pm, for an afternoon of live, local music, 50/50 raffles, food and local craft beer all while supporting Springfield Preservation and Revitalization (SPAR). Capacity is limited, the music portion of the event will also be held via live stream on Facebook with a link for donations to SPAR for everyone to be able to enjoy the event without having to physically be at Hyperion or if capacity doesn’t allow it.

#KEEPJAXMOVING This Weekend presented by Baptist Health

This month, make it a point to come downtown and check out Jax’s beautiful Riverwalk!

The Northbank Riverwalk features a 2+ mile lighted path with lots of beautiful trees, sculptures, benches, an outdoor gym, scenic overlooks, a train crossing & more! The wide path is perfect for running, walking, biking and exploring. It also connects Riverside at the Riverside Arts Market to downtown Jacksonville all the way to the shipyards and Bay St.

You can also cross the Acosta or Main St Bridge to access the 1.2 mile Southbank Riverwalk. The Southbank Riverwalk features semiconductor views of downtown Jax along with several sculptures, green spaces, a mural, and several restaurants within walking distance. It meanders it’s way along the river and underneath the Main St Bridge from Friendship Fountain & MOSH all the way to the School Board Building, Chart House and Broadstone River House.

In the coming months, a new pedestrian walkway will be completed that will span alongside the Fuller Warren Bridge. This new project will connect San Marco and the Southbank to Riverside and the Northbank Riverwalk!

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4. Main & 6 Three Year Anniversary 

This Friday and Saturday sip on beer and enjoy good times celebrating Main & 6 three-year anniversary! There will be food trucks on both days and a release of special bottles and draft beers BOTH days, using experimental hops and treatments not used before, as well as some old fan favorites!

Paella Night 

Saturday from 4 – 9 pm, Manifest Distilling is having a Paella Night! Enjoy traditional Spanish Paella, live music by Goliath Flores, and sip your way through a collection of South American wines along with Manifest spirits.

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Diamond in the Rust Fall Market 

This entire weekend Diamond in the Rust invites you to the semiannual vintage market at Diamond D Ranch. Drive to the rural side of Jacksonville and savor the country roads along the way. Bring your friends and shop some of the south's favorite vendors, located in the beautiful barns, pavilions and under the shaded oak hammocks. 

Emerald Trail 5K

TC Running and 1st Place Sports present the Inaugural VyStar Credit Union Emerald Trail 5K. This family-friendly event will give runners, walkers and cyclists an up-close look at multiple points of interest along a portion of the planned Emerald Trail. The 30-mile urban trail and linear park system being built by the City of Jacksonville in partnership with Groundwork Jacksonville.

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Jax Beach Annual Deck the Chairs 

The annual Jax Beach Deck the Chairs 2020 is starting this Saturday! Happening in the Seawalk Pavilion and Latham Plaza park space there will be lights and more lights! Come out and enjoy this free six-week event that lights up our beaches nightly.

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Brunch Saturday & Sunday @ River & Post

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

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  • $30 Cryotherapy- a great gift for the athlete in your life!
  • $30 OFF of our Immunity Support IV Infusion- Boost your immune system this time of year. Traveling during a pandemic can be scary, boost your immune system to fight illnesses.
  • Receive a $200 gift card with 4 purchases of Emsculpt. Great to pamper yourself or gift it to someone for the holidays!
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Winterfest at Adventure Landing 

The holidays are starting this Saturday at Adventure Landing to make the season extra merry! They are transforming Shipwreck Island Water Park into a cozy Alpine experience complete with ice skating, blizzard bluff village, crystal creek lodge and Santa's workshop. It is good family fun for everyone to enjoy!

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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Check out the Pre Black Friday 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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Illuminations Drive-Thru Light Show 

Bring the family together for this fun Jacksonville tradition. Load up the family and tune your car radio to the special radio station. Listen to your favorite holiday tunes as you drive through a million lights that dance, twinkle and sparkle to the music. The Drive-thru features two mega trees, a 300 ft tunnel of lights, custom Christmas scenes and much more.

Cosmic Concerts Retro 

Mosh’s Bryan-Gooding Planetarium is having a total sensory entertainment this Saturday from 5 – 6 pm. Enter a world of high-def images and digital sound collide to create a Cosmic Concert in the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium! Cosmic Concerts begin promptly on the hour. Please arrive 15 minutes in advance of showtimes.

Intuition 10 Year Anniversary

Join a very special 10 Year Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, November 21st! This is an informal, family-friendly backyard and bluegrass themed party at the brewery starting at noon. The event will be spread out in the Bier Hall and outside on Forsyth Street to control capacity and allow for distancing. There will special releases and surprises all afternoon!

Jacksonville Jaguars vs Pittsburgh Steelers 

This Sunday at TIAA Bank Field support the Jacksonville Jaguars against the undefeated Steelers team! #DWTD #DUVALLLL

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... and thats a wrap! Have Fun this weekend Duuuval!

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