Friends of James Weldon Johnson Park

May The Fourth Be With You: Art Walk Beer Garten

James Weldon Johnson Park, 135 W. Monroe St., Jacksonville

May the Fourth Be With You on Wednesday, May 4th for First Wednesday Art Walk featuring Jambient at JWJ Park in Downtown Jacksonville !! As a featured curated art hub, James Weldon Johnson Park will transform into a European-style beer garden - a communal gathering place featuring festive music and convivial atmosphere. Join your neighbors […]

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The Block Party @ JWJ Park!

James Weldon Johnson Park, 135 W. Monroe St., Jacksonville

On Friday, May 6, 2022, join Friends of James Weldon Johnson Park for The Block Party - a free, family friendly event featuring St. Petersburg, FL based Progressive Funk band, AJEVA and Jacksonville based favorite, Mama Blue. The event will spotlight fun games for all ages - including cornhole, kan jam (a frisbee throwing game), […]

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Bluegrass, Beer & BBQ in James Weldon Johnson Park

James Weldon Johnson Park, 135 W. Monroe St., Jacksonville

Your favorite summer festival is BACK! Join us on Saturday, September 17th for Bluegrass, Beer & BBQ in James Weldon Johnson Park!! We'll be rolling more details out soon, but you can be sure to expect all kinds of delicious foods (vegans - we've got you covered this year!); BBQ related demonstrations on the main […]

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Friday Night Vibes at JWJ Park

James Weldon Johnson Park, 135 W. Monroe St., Jacksonville

The FINAL installment of Friday Night Vibes is just one week away! Friday Night Vibes returns on Friday, December 9th, and for this final installment, we're celebrating the art of Lyricism! Featuring special performances from Mas Appeal, Che from L.O.V.E. Culture, and more! Save the date and make a plan to join us from 5pm […]

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Pop Up in The Park: Holiday Market

James Weldon Johnson Park, 135 W. Monroe St., Jacksonville

On Sunday, December 11th, join James Weldon Johnson Park for Pop Up in The Park: Holiday Market! Expect a day full of local vendors, food trucks, games, and all-around family-friendly fun! We'll be featuring Mr. Joe, Santa Claus, the Let's Ride Brass Band and more! The event, presented by Friends of James Weldon Johnson Park, […]

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Totally Lit! A Hanukkah Celebration!

James Weldon Johnson Park, 135 W. Monroe St., Jacksonville

Join James Weldon Johnson Park, Gili’s Kitchen, Catering and Bakery and the Jacksonville Jewish Center for our annual celebration of Hanukkah and its related traditions. We will enjoy live music, storytelling and crafts, dreidel games and more! The Menorah lighting ceremony will be at approximately 6:30pm. Gili’s Kitchen will have food and sufganiot available for […]

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2nd Annual Hip Hop Fest at James Weldon Johnson Park

James Weldon Johnson Park, 135 W. Monroe St., Jacksonville

We are officially ONE MONTH away from @JamesWeldonJohnsonPark's Second Annual Hip Hop Fest and we are SO excited! This year we've teamed up with @JayMyztroh, @WillieEv, and @DillonMaurer to dedicate a portion of the event to highlighting the life and contributions to Hip Hop made by the late, great @PatenLocke. We're planning a special tribute in his honor and we're opening […]

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Only events occurring within Downtown Jacksonville will be accepted.
If you have any questions please email lexi@dtjax.org.