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
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.
When: July 3 | 5-9 p.m.
Where: Downtown Jacksonville
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.
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.
Red, White, and BOOM!
When: July 4 | 9:45 p.m.
Where: Downtown Riverfront
Finally, the day everyone has been waiting for! A perfect way to end the night on the 4th of July is to watch the fireworks on the Downtown Riverfront.
The fireworks display can be seen from many locations along the Northbank and Southbank including the Riverside Arts Market, Hyatt Regency, DoubleTree Hotel, Lexington Hotel, Cowford Chophouse and more!
For more information, visit their website.
When: July 4
Where: Cowford Chophouse | 101 E. Bay St.
With a week to go, people are looking for the perfect place to celebrate and watch fireworks. If you want to enjoy a tasty meal while enjoying the best view of the St. Johns River, Cowford Chophouse is the place to be. They will have a special 4th of July menu, featuring patriotic cocktails and a delicious Kobe Beef Hot Dog of the Day dubbed the “Slaw Dog” with coleslaw, dill pickle and potato chips. Get there early because tables are first come first serve on the rooftop.
For more information, visit their website.
When: July 4 | 6-10 p.m.
Where: Riverside Arts Market | 715 Riverside Ave.
Another hot spot during the 4th of July celebration is the Riverside Arts Market. Under the Fuller Warren Bridge there will be fun for the whole family and some of your favorite food trucks and makers from Riverside Arts Market. Ending the night with the City of jacksonville firework show at 9:45pm.
For more details about this event, visit their website.
When: July 4 | 7-9:45 p.m.
Where: Eight Forty One Prudential | 841 Prudential Dr.
Cost: $12, children get in free with the purchase of an adult ticket.
Eight Forty One invites everyone to join them for their Second Annual Fourth of July on the River. Guests will enjoy live entertainment and delicious food from 7-9 p.m. So bring your lawn chairs so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the show!
For parking information, check out there website.
When: July 4 | 7-10 p.m.
Where: Hyatt Regency Jacksonville | 225 East Coastline Dr.
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront invites you to a 4th of July Celebration on their River Deck overlooking the St. Johns River with a spectacular fireworks show. Festivities start 7 p.m. but seating is first come first serve, so come early! Food and drinks will be available for purchase.
For more information, check out their website.
Check out our Directory to learn more about all the restaurants, shops and nightlife spots to enjoy. And of course, if you’re coming downtown and don’t know where to park (over 43,000 parking spots), don’t worry! Check out parkdtjax.com for helpful information (‘cause we’ve got your back!).