Weekend Guide: 10+ Fun Things To Do in JAX This Weekend!

  • by Kristen Wagoner
  • April 22, 2021

As always, Jacksonville is poppin' off with tons of fun things to do this weekend!  Don't forget to tag us on all of your adventures @904happyhour & #904happyhour! 

Friday Night Picnics in the Gardens

Wind down and decompress as you relish in the beauty of the historic Cummer Gardens. Guests will enjoy al fresco dining with a picnic- on this weeks menu is Oven-Roasted Turkey & Homemade Pimento Cheese Wrap, Steakhouse Potato Salad with Cheddar Cheese and Applewood Smoked Bacon, and New York Style Cheesecake Brownie

Diamonds Direct Spring Trunk Show! 

4/16 - 4/24

Shop from a variety of world-renowned jewelry collections flown in for this special event. From Spring proposals and weddings to Mothers Day, push presents and more, the 20% off savings could not come at a better time! Call ahead if you would like to see a particular collection. P.S. get in some extra shopping time on Sunday April 18 from 12-5pm during their extended hours!

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Roscolousa Songwriters Festival

Saturday, April 24th

Start your weekend early at Roscolousa! Get outside and listen to over ten amazing artists and have a bite from favorite local food trucks. The fest is located next to the Nocatee Splash Park!

Info & Concert Schedule

Family Fun Farm Day at Diamonds D Ranch

Sunday, April 25th from 12-5pm

Rally up the family and head over to Diamond D Ranch for a farm day! There will be wagon rides touring their working horse and cattle ranch as well as cow, bison, goat and sheep feedings, pony rides, nature walks, cow milking, animal orientations, a Dixie cartwheel ride, bounce houses, pony rides & more!

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Restore Hyper Wellness Six Month Anniversary 

In need of some recovery?- Restore Hyper Wellness is the spot to visit!  They offer IV Drips, Cryotherapy, Compression Therapy, a Hyperbaric Chamber, Photobiomodulation, a Infrared Sauna, Cryoskin and more! Starting Thursday they will have amazing promotions, raffles, special vendors, and much more going on through Sunday! 

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FSCJ Artist Series- Art Heist

Are you a true crime fan? If so you must attend this outdoor theatre experience. Put your NCIS, CSI and Law & Order skills to use to solve a ripped-from-the-walls, real-life master robbery of thirteen works of art, valued at half a billion dollars. Based on a true story of the world’s biggest art caper, Art Heist is a true-crime walking show where socially distanced groups move through five walkable locations nearby the Times-Union Center in Jacksonville to gather clues. 

Tickets and More Information

St. Augustine Plein Air Paint Out

April 22 – 25 

Get your paintbrushes ready! The St. Augustine Art Association invites artists and art lovers to participate in the community-wide 5th Annual St. Augustine Plein Air Paint Out in the nation's oldest city.

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 Lullaby of the Rivers Music Festival

April 24

Celebrate our Earth in style and with live music!  Local musician Bob Patterson and organizer Carol Kramer have planned a one day music festival from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at Airstream Row in Vilano Beach.

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A Taste of St. Augustine

April, 25

Snackers- this is the event for you. This Sunday, enjoy live music and taste over 25 of St. Augustine’s best restaurants at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre.

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St. Augustine Race Week 

APRIL 17 - 24

Eight days of fast, fun and friendly sailing events. Events include performance offshore racing, river racing, a youth regatta, bayfront racing, Dragon Boats and more.

For A Schedule & To Register 

Brunch It Up at Hawkers!

Hawkers just released their new brunch menu. You and your friends have to try out all of the Asian inspired brunch dishes and cocktails. 

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Hit Up A Natural Spring

The weather is heating up and it's the perfect time to cool off with a dip in one of Florida's natural springs. You can swim, kayak, and paddelboard at many of our favorite sports!

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Party for the Planet

Saturday @ The Jacksonville Zoo

Head over to the zoo for a celebration of Earth Day, Endangered Species Day, and World Oceans Day at Party for the Planet, presented by The Wild Things! Take part in unique opportunities to appreciate Earth's biodiversity and learn how you can take action to make a difference.

That 70's Pawty! A Fundraiser for TLS

Get groovy on Saturday at BrewHound! Travel back in time to the far out decade of the 70's! Grab your psychedelic clothes or costumes because there will be  Disco Dancing, Food, Drinks, Tie Dye, games, PAWdicures for pups and lots more! 


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Jacksonville Taco and Tequila Festival Coming Soon…

Save the Date: Sunday, May 2nd 

You’re invited to join us for the ultimate Cinco de Mayo celebration! The Inaugural Jacksonville Taco & Tequila Festival is a culinary experience and fundraiser featuring Mexican cuisine from over 10 restaurants and food trucks, as well as tequila stations, craft margaritas, local makers, games, live music, and more! A limited amount of General Admission Experience tickets as well as VIP Sip & Savor Passes will be available for purchase but are expected to sell out due to limited capacity.

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