Friends of James Weldon Johnson Park

Hallow’s Eve: A Frightfully Funky Festival!

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

Friends of James Weldon Johnson Park presents Hallow’s Eve, a Frightfully Funky Festival featuring spooky décor, costumes, and tricks and treats for kids of all ages! Dance the demons away to the groovy sounds of Asheville’s Appalachian Funk band, Dr. Bacon as well as St. Augustine’s Stephen Pigman Vibrations! The event is FREE to attend […]

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Totally Lit! A Hanukkah Celebration at James Weldon Johnson Park

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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Art Walk Beer Garten at JWJPark!

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

✨We’ve got a very merry Art Walk coming up!✨ 🎄🎁🎊☃️❄️ First Wednesday Art Walk in Downtown Jacksonville returns Wednesday, December 1st featuring Mayor Lenny Curry’s Christmas Tree Lighting; DJ Nick Fresh; performances from Scott Jones School of Dance and CAP Kids; and our Beer Garden will feature selections from Sun King Brewery! At each Art […]

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James Weldon Johnson Park Turns 156

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

James Weldon Johnson Park turns 156!! 🤩🥳🧁🎂 On January 25th, 1866, Isaiah Hart sold the land that @JamesWeldonJohnsonPark occupies to the @CityofJax. Join us next week Tuesday, January 25th from 11am to 2pm and celebrate our 156th birthday with us! Enjoy food trucks, FREE Cupcakes (while supplies last) and a live musical performance from The John Lumpkin Institute! […]

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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, […]

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