We all know the 4th of July weekend is the busiest time of the summer. But you don’t have to save the fun and festivities just for the 4th of July! Here are some activities you and your family can enjoy all week long.

 

Lighting the Fuse

 

Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp vs. Chattanooga Lookouts

When: July 1- July 3 |  7 p.m.
Where: Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville | 301 A. Philip Randolph Blvd.

The Jumbo Shrimp are celebrating Independence Day by wearing specialty patriotic jerseys. A special treat for fans that catch the game on July 3, sit back and relax as you and your family watches one of the largest fireworks displays in the city after the game! This is perfect if you’re planning to go out of town on the 4th but still want to see some fireworks in #DTJax.

For more information on ticket prices and parking, visit their website.

 

First Wednesday Art Walk at Downtown Jacksonville

When: July 3 | 5-9 p.m.
Where: Downtown Jacksonville
Cost: FREE

If your not a big sports fan but still want to be outside enjoying the July weather, you and your family should stop by Downtown’s First Wednesday Art Walk on July 3! Art Walk is a free event and a relaxing way to spend time with your family during the 4th of July week. You’ll also get the chance to meet local artists, buy their creations and becoming a part of the rapidly growing art & culture scene in Jacksonville. Details.

 

 

SILENT DISCO at Myth Nightclub

When: July 3 | 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Where: Myth Nightclub | 333 E. Bay St.
Cost: Free before 10 p.m. – General Admissions: $10 | 21+ is FREE

Just because Art Walk ends at 9 p.m. doesn’t mean the party is over. Stick around and experience the nightlife of #DTJax! Myth nightclub is hosting a Silent Disco featuring 5 different channels of music with over a dozen of the Regions best DJs.

Check out their link to get more details on prices for door entry.

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When you think of Summer, most people think of beaches, barbeques, and being out in the sun; but you can also have some Summer fun in Downtown Jacksonville. Here is a list of some activities around #DTJAX that you and your family can enjoy.

Arts + Culture

 

Jacksonville Public Library (Jax Makerspace)

The Jacksonville Public Library and Jax Makerspace is a place for making things, from movies to music, art to apps, robots to radios, novels to needlepoint. It’s a place for anyone interested in hands-on opportunities to explore, collaborate and create.  If you want to reserve equipment or just learn how to be more invoved, visit their website for more details. The best part – its Free!

   

 

 

 

MOCA

The Museum of Contemporary Art is the perfect place to kill some time by looking at beautiful art pieces while also getting out of the summertime heat. MOCA not only has stunning galleries but also Art workshops and a children’s area. Checkout their upcoming events here

 

 

 MOSH Boat Tours

If it’s too hot to explore  Downtown Jacksonville on foot,  you can always sit and relax while the Museum of Science & History takes the whole family on an historical boat ride. Every Saturday afternoon they offer boat rides accompanied by a History Host that will guide you through the history of Jacksonville and the significance the river has played in our community over time. Visit their website for pricing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A Day with Dad in #DTJax

 

Happy Father’s Day to all the great dads out there! Since this is a special day, here are some activities you can do in #DTJax to celebrate the holiday and show dad how much you care 😊

The Most Important Meal of the Day

To start off the day, the whole family can head on over to River City Brewing Company where you can enjoy having a Father’s Day Brunch Buffet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Their menu includes a seafood station, assorted desserts, hot entrees and more! Make sure your family makes a reservation, because seating fills up fast! Eating brunch with a great view is a gift in itself.

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