James Weldon Johnson Park

Jingle all Week in JWJ Park

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

Come out to JWJ Park for hot chocolate & cookies, as well as kids craft tables and photo ops with elves! From December 14th-18th, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. each day!

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904 Pop Up: Holiday Edition

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

Jacksonville’s largest curated socially distant pop up featuring over 80 Local Vendors with Live Music & Food Trucks! This event is FREE and Pet Friendly. We are looking to fill up to 70 vendor spots. Contact 904popup@gmail.com to secure your space. Presented by: 8103 Clothing Inc Sponsorship opportunities available: 904popup@gmail.com

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Art in the Park

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

Watch local artists create chalk masterpieces right before your very eyes – or – create a masterpiece of your own! Sign up as an artist to celebrate the theme of Jacksonville’s “Bright Future”. Artists of all ages are encouraged to participate. Citizens will also vote on their favorites, with prizes given to the best in […]

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Emancipation Celebration Day

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

Councilwoman Ju’Coby Pittman, James Weldon Johnson Park and the City of Jacksonville are excited to announce the first annual Jacksonville Emancipation Celebration. The festival will take place on Thursday, May 20, 2021 in an effort to educate the community about the historical significance of Florida’s observed Emancipation Day. “Emancipation was proclaimed in Florida on May […]

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Sunshine Happy Hour

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

Join us for Sunshine Happy Hour to benefit the James Weldon Johnson Sculpture Project! Our Sunshine Happy Hour will feature live music by Big Papa Fish, delicious cocktails and food […]

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Pre-Summer Sauce!: Afro-Dance Class in the Park

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

Join members of Nan Nkama and sister company Kreative Kids and Beyond, Inc., in collaboration with James Weldon Johnson Park for another family-friendly event to learn Afro-Diaspora dance styles and celebrate the coming of Summer. The event will open with libations for those lost in 2020 and any ancestors you want to recognize. The first […]

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Bluegrass, Beer & Barbecue

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

Your favorite James Weldon Johnson Park summer festival is back! Join us for Bluegrass, Beer and Barbecue in June of 2021. Pig out on delicious food from baby-back ribs to corn on the cob served by Jacksonville's best barbecue trucks. knock back a few cold ones from Champion Brands Inc. Featured breweries will include Intuition, […]

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Emancipation Celebration Day at JWJ Park

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

JACKSONVILLE’S EMANCIPATION CELEBRATION RETURNS TO JAMES WELDON JOHNSON PARK IN 2022 Councilwoman Ju’Coby Pittman, James Weldon Johnson Park and the City of Jacksonville are excited to announce the return of  Jacksonville Emancipation Celebration following last year’s successful event. The festival will take place on Saturday, May 21, 2022 in an effort to educate the community about […]

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