Weekend Guide 15+ Things To Do in Jax This Weekend

  • by Sali Salameh
  • March 2, 2021

Time to enjoy another weekend in Jax by hanging out with your pup, going to a bar crawl, or a beaches wellness fest! So many different activities for all to enjoy while being safe and socially distant. Check out our curated weekend guide below and don't forget to tag us @904happyhour and #904happyhour! 

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Beaches WellFest 

Health and Wellness Festival this Saturday kicking off at 8:30 am. There will be live classes, makers market, and food trucks! 

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Garden Concert at The Cummer Museum

Cummer Museum is hosting a Garden Concert with LPT Salsa, a 10-piece orchestra delivering salsa and Afro-Cuban music with high-energy live shows. Guests are invited to choose from two time slots, 4:30 pm or 7 pm, to allow for proper social distancing.

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Strawberry Fest 

Strawberry Fest, this Satuday and Sunday from 10am – 5pm at the Clay County Fair Grounds. There will be family fun and festivities inside and out! Enjoy strawberries, live entertainment, arts & crafts, and more! 

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Plaid Party Bar Crawl 

In honor of the new year and supporting local businesses the Beach Bars are bringing the plaid party fun back! So put on your favorite plaid outfit and enjoy free drinks, music, fun, and prizes. With the purchase of this year's ticket, you will get a koozie, mask, drink tickets for a free drink at each bar, and be entered in to win lots of prizes. Starting at Mangos Beach Bar & Grill this Saturday from 2pm - 10pm. 

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Mindful Yoga & Kids Laughter in the Gardens 

The Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens is having a free yoga class this Sunday at 11am featuring a kid’s corner laughing yoga! Enjoy relaxing stress-free morning in nature quieting the mind, engaging the body and restoring the spirit. 

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Monster Jam! 

The most action-packed motorsports experience for families in the world today returns after a pandemic pause, roaring into Jacksonville for a high-octane weekend with the ultimate mix of high-flying action and four-wheel excitement. Happening this Saturday & Sunday at 1pm at TIAA Bank Field! The Seating will be socially distant so book your tickets soon.

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Hellzapoppin Circus Sideshow Revue 

Hellzapoppin is the world's greatest international touring rock-n-roll circus sideshow thrill-show extravaganza where some of the deadliest stunts in live entertainment are performed before a live audience. This show is coming to Jax this Friday at 7pm. 

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Barks & Brews 

Hyperion Brewing Co is hosting the first Barks & Brews of 2021. There will be amazing local vendors, delicious craft beer and plenty of wagging tails as this event is definitely for the dogs! This Saturday from 1pm – 5pm! 

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Paws-itiviely Tee-riffic Evening

PAR-TEE ANYWHERE Mobile Golf Entertainment is coming to the taproom for your golf simulator experience. Dogs, golf and adult drinks — a match made in heaven! Register your pup in advance and make sure they’re up to date on vaccinations. Happening this Thursday at Kanine Social from 6pm – 8pm!

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The Young Irelanders 

Thrasher Horne Center is showing The Young Irelanders this Friday at 7:30pm. The Young Irelanders are a rotating cast of talented musicians celebrating the music of Ireland.  To experience Ireland’s traditions in music, song, and dance presented by some of the most talented young performers in the world, this sensational act is an absolute must see. 

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Mozart’s 28th Symphony 

At the Times Union center this Friday at 11am explore Sir Edward Elgar’s unmistakable Enigma Variations, filled with mystery, humor, and the famously lyrical Nimrod variation. Mozart’s Symphony No. 28 is a mature masterpiece filled with playful motives and fresh symphonic innovations, written when he was only seventeen years old.

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2021 Symphony Gala 

This Saturday at 7pm join the Times Union Center for a concert by the International superstar pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet. Thibaudet will be performing one of his signature piano concertos with roots in America’s greatest musical gift to the world: jazz. 

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MOO-VE IT 5K 2021 

Cowford Chophouse is hosting this family-friendly event benefiting Jacksonville Arts & Music School this Saturday from 8 am – 11 am.  There will be a post-race block party on Bay and Ocean Streets, which will include music, beer, and food. 

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Shopability Saturday

Recognize Inclusive Employers! Connectable is excited to present Shopability Saturday – a citywide event on March 6 that invites our entire community to support more than 150 businesses across Jacksonville that provide employment opportunities for individuals with Autism, Down syndrome and other intellectual and developmental differences (IDDs).

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The Lion King Jr. in Historic Springfield 

This Saturday starting at 6pm Disney’s Lion King Jr movie will be playing in Historic Springfield at Klutho Park thanks to Ponte Vedra's Apex Theatre Studio! 

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Act Up by Anact Drive-In Beaches Town Center 

In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8th, Anact Global will be hosting the 2nd Act Up drive-in event Seahorse Oceanfront Inn on Saturday, March 6th at 6PM. The goal is to create community + connection in a covid safe environment while inspiring the next generation to run for office. Please note this event has no party affiliation. We just want to inspire people who want to represent our community to make Jacksonville a better place. See you there!

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Dreamland Amusements at Orange Park Mall

This weekend Dreamland Amusements will be at Orange Park Mall. Great Carnival Eats like Funnel Cakes and Fun Games to play and win too! 

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