Weekend Guide 10+ Things to do in Jax this Weekend

  • by Catherine Tortorici
  • June 6, 2022
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You know it's going to be a great weekend when Jacksonville is turning 200! The temps are going to be HOT this weekend and so is the event lineup. We hope you'll find something fun from our curated list. Tag us @904happyhour in your weekend adventures!

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Jacksonville Bicentennial Celebration

When: Saturday, 6/11

Our beautiful Bold City is turning 200 and throwing itself an epic birthday party this Saturday, June 11th!

There will be a massive street party and FREE CONCERT with fireworks happening at Riverfront Plaza as well as an arts market, historical exhibits, and entertainment all the way up Laura St to James Weldon Johnson Park. There is also a VIP Experience "1822" available for purchase, where VIP guests can enjoy a private tent with a cooling area, preferred concert viewing, an all-inclusive bar, tasting from various restaurants, and more!

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The Old School Kingfish Shootout

When: 6/10- 6/12

The Old School Kingfish Shootout is happening this weekend! The tournament is June 10-12 in St. Augustine at the Vilano Beach Pier.

For all of our boating and fishing enthusiasts, it's not too late to sign up! This year's first place winner will receive a 21' Yellowfin Bay Boat, 200 Yamaha 4-stroke and AmeraTrail Trailer with a total value of $100,000. You can also enter The Nimnicht Lucky Ticket Drawing to win $10,000 Cash.

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Al's Pizzas 34th Anniversary

Al's Pizza is having their 34th birthday on June 13 and they are celebrating with a whole week of special deals!

June 10: Anyone born in 1988 gets a free bottle of wine with any purchase

June 11: FREE appetizer with any large specialty pizza purchase

June 12: Cheese Pizza slices for only $1.88

June 13: Buy one get one FREE large pizzas ALL DAY!

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Premier Bridal Expo

When: Sunday, 6/12

The Premier Bride Expo is happening June 12th at the Prime Osborne Convention Center from 1-4pm. The event will feature over 100 different wedding vendors, including taste testings, photographers, Jacksonville venues, and more! Plus, all engaged couples will receive swag bags. For 2 FREE tickets, use promo code "Evermore" when ordering with the link below!

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Brunch: Canopy Road Cafe

Is it even the weekend if you didn't go to brunch? We recommend Canopy Road Cafe for your next Sunday Fun-day brunch spot! They specialize in making traditional diner favorites while adding a fun and modern twist. Whether you're a sweet or savory type of breakfast person, they'll have something for you. Plus, they just released their new summer menu featuring a Blueberry Crumble Muffin, Chicken Caprese Omelette, Waffle Sandwich, Red White & Blue Pancakes, and a Breakfast Burger!

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Support our Community

6/11: Surfrider First Coast Beach Cleanup

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6/11: Community Appreciation for School Employees 

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Daily: Clara White Mission Volunteering 

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Daily: White Harvest Farms Volunteering

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Concerts this Weekend

6/9- 6/10: Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit & Sheryl Crow 

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6/11: The Black Crowes: Shake Your Money Maker 

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6/12: Flogging Molly & The Interrupters

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6/12: H.E.R: Back of My Mind Tour

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Sports this Weekend

6/7- 6/12: Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp vs Gwinnett Stripers

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6/11: Jacksonville Sharks vs Orlando Predators

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Other Events

6/11: Watermelon Sugar Pride

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6/11: River City Wrestling Con 2022 

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6/11: $3 Kung Fu Panda at Sun Ray Cinema 

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6/12: Women Veterans Week of Recognition Opening Ceremony

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6/12: Midsummer Night Art Show and Market 

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6/16 - 7/31:  The Wizard of Oz

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Plan Ahead

6/19:  Move 4 Change 5K & Juneteenth Celebration 

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6/18: Sneaker Fete 

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6/18: Pasta for a Purpose

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6/18: Chemo Noir 1 Mile and Wine Tasting Event

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6/13-6/19: The Art Camp at Hotel Palms

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6/21- 6/26: Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp vs Durham Bulls

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6/24: Jacksonville Sharks vs Orlando Predators

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6/25: Guns N' Hoses

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7/1: Steve Miller Band

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7/7: Blackberry Smoke - Rasslin' Is Real Tour 

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7/16- 7/17: SLS Championship Jacksonville

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