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There is always something fun going on in Jacksonville. Find out when your favorite band is in concert or your top team is on the field. Make plans to attend one of the River City’s nationally renowned music festivals. Catch a Broadway show or take the kids to a special event designed just for tots, tykes or teens.

Christmas/Holiday Events in Jacksonville - 2012
A Christmas 2012 comes closer, much of Jacksonville will be preparing for the holidays. There are a number of Christmas/Holiday events around the First Coast that should be enjoyable for the whole family

Jacksonville 2012 August Event Calendar
August is the month of music in Jacksonville, as our city gets several notable headlining acts, including Steve Vai. It also features a few well-known comedians.

December 2013 Events in Jacksonville
December 2013 in Jacksonville features an variety of holiday and non-holiday themed events.

Jacksonville September 2013 Event Calendar
Last month's back-to-school means a slowdown of activity in Jacksonville, at least for now. While September is by no means action packed, there's still plenty to do in Jacksonville.

August 2013 Event Calendar
Where do fossils, back to school, The Backstreet Boys and TEDx talks come together? In Jacksonville of course. August 2013 brings an eclectic mix of entertainment.

The 2013 Jacksonville Jazz Festival
The tradition brings tens of thousands of residents and visitors each year to 117 W. Duval St. downtown to partake in three stages of music, a gathering that Superpages.com calls "the second-largest jazz festival in the nation."

April 2013 Event Calendar
April 2013 event calendar featuring concerts, exhibits and other events.

July 2013 Events in Jacksonville
July in Jacksonville may be hot, but at least there's plenty to do. Check out our event calendar for Jacksonville for the month of July 2013, featuring national comedians and other events.

Events in Jacksonville - February 2013
Live music and more in Jacksonville in February 2013

OneSpark - The Jacksonville Crowdfunding Festival
OneSpark is an upcoming (April 2013) crowdfunding festival in Jacksonville, Florida. Learn more about it here.

New Years Eve in Jacksonville - Bring on 2013!
Ready to put 2012 behind you? Check out these New Years Eve events in Jacksonville to say goodbye to 2012 and hello to 2013.

July 4th in Jacksonville
Ready to celebrated Independence Day in Jacksonville? Once again, the city is hosting a fantastic fireworks show on the St. John's River. If you haven't been, now's the time; it's one of the most beautiful sights you'll see in the city and a family-friendly event.

The 2013 World of Nations Celebration
Mark your calendar and bring your appetite to experience the flavors, sights, sounds and smells of the cultures that have woven our world. This year’s World of Nations Celebration takes place on May 2-5 at the Metropolitan Park.

Celebrate Festivus in Jacksonville
Festivus was brought into the national spotlight in 1997, when O'Keefe's son, Daniel introduced Festivus as a plot element in a television show. That, of course, was no ordinary television show. It was Seinfeld -- the "show about nothing" with a knack for revolutionizing pop culture

March 2012 Event Calendar
Things are starting to pick up a bit in Jacksonville after a slow winter (albeit a very mild one). The first weekend of March is packed with many notable events, but things kind of sizzle out after that.

December 2012 Event Calendar - Jacksonville, Florida
December in Jacksonville is fairly slow, less a few notable holiday-themed events. Even with the reduction in events, there's still plenty to do.

July 2012 Event Calendar
July in Jacksonville brings a handful of musicians/bands and comedians, as well as events for children and Fourth of July events.

Jacksonville May Event Calendar
In addition to being the month of the popular Jacksonville Jazz Festival, the month of May is a musical one indeed, featuring headliners like Eddie Vedder, Slash and Flogging Molly.

Jacksonville April 2012 Event Calendar
April looks like an exciting month in Jacksonville, with a number of headlining musical acts coming to Jacksonville, including Candlebox, Korn, Van Halen and Kool & the Gang.

Earth Day in Jacksonville 2012
Last year the festival featured live music at the Landing's main stage, as well as over 80 vendors and interactive exhibits. Performances included the State of Mind Band and the team from NXS Dance Academy in St. Mary's, Georgia. The performance lineup for 2012 Earth Day Jacksonville Festival has not been finalized yet.

February 2012 Event Calendar
February 2012 in Jacksonville is a very musical month indeed. Most of the notable events this month are concerts and other live performances, including shows from a few bigger names and headliners.

January 2012 Event Calendar
After a holiday slowdown, things are picking back up for the start of 2012. January brings comedy, music and a host of family-friendly events to Jacksonville. Check out our January 2012 event calendar.

Jacksonville Florida Event Calendar
Looking for things to do in Jacksonville, Florida? Check out our comprehensive, month by month event guides.

Things to do on New Years Eve in Jacksonville
A list of activities and things to do in Jacksonville for New Years Eve. Be there to say goodbye to 2011 and hello to 2012 with your neighbors, family and friends.

Jacksonville December 2011 Event Calendar
Things are definetely slowing down for the holidays as the attention of most First Coast residents shifts toward planning for family gatherings and Christmas shopping. There are, however, still a few notable events during December in Jacksonville. While many are related to Christmas, some are not.

2012 Jacksonville Jazz Festival
The Jacksonville Jazz Festival is one of the largest festivals of its kind in the United States, and has been held each year for more than 30 years. The lineup and event calendar for the 2012 Jazz Festival has not been announced yet. The information is usually released in April.

Jacksonville Thanksgiving Light Parade
The Jacksonville Thanksgiving Light Parade is a water parade on the Downtown Riverbank. Viewing areas include the North and South river bank. The parade features up to 100 boats annually. Following the boat parade, viewers will enjoy a first-class fireworks show right on the river, shot from barges in front of the Jacksonville Landing,...

Jacksonville VegFest Walkthrough

Natural Life Music Festival in Jacksonville
The Natural Life Music Festival kicks off at 11 a.m. in (also called Treaty Oak Park) and ends around 6 p.m. The outdoor event will go on no matter the weather -- rain or shine.

Guide to the 2011 Jacksonville Fair
The 2011 Jacksonville Fair is coming. Wednesday, November 2, is the opening night. The Jacksonville Fair is much more than just a collection or rides -- it's a festival filled with great food and music, and a number of scheduled events.

Jacksonville November 2011 Event Calendar
Concerts, festivals, football games, comedy shows and yoga, all leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday. Check out our list of things to do during November in Jacksonville.

Jacksonville VegFest 2011
The Northeast Florida VegFest in Jacksonville was so successful in 2010, the organizers have decided to bring it back. The second-annual festival is geared toward vegetarians, vegans and others interested in a healthy lifestyle and sustainability. It's held on Saturday, November 5, 2011

Five Points Horror Festival
Jacksonville's annual horror festival at the Five Points Theatre is now entering its third year, and the event just keeps getting better and better. The theatre, which has a rich and storied history, seems to have found its calling showing independent films and hosting events such as this one.

October 2011 Event Calendar
October is the month of Halloween and Ocktoberfest, but there's much more to do, ranging from meet-ups to concerts and festivals. Check out some of the best events in Jacksonville for the month of October.

Jacksonville 9/11 Anniversary Events
September 11, 2011 marks the 10th anniversary of the tragedy simply known as 9/11. No further elaboration is necessary. Suprisingly, Jacksonville isn't home to many 9/11 memorial events this year; however, there are a few.

Labor Day Weekend Fun in Jacksonville
Labor Day Weekend is generally a weekend filled with travel, barbecue and family. The Jacksonville Business Journal reports that travel will be down approximately 2.5% this year due to higher transportation costs, which means more families will be staying in town to celebrate.

Things to do in Jacksonville for Halloween
It's getting close to that time of year again: Halloween. Jacksonville has no shortage of things to do on Halloween, including haunted houses, celebrations and parties. Consider making one of these events part of your Halloween celebration this year, either in lieu of or in conjunction with taking the kids trick or treating (or going trick or...

Jacksonville Event Calendar for August 2011
Jacksonville event calendar for August 2011

Memorial Day in Jacksonville
Budget cuts have threatened the annual Memorial Wall Ceremony in downtown Jacksonville in recent years. This year, the event goes on thanks to a generous $5,000 donation by the Jacksonville Firefighters Union.

Jacksonville Mother's Day Events and Specials
Show your appreciation for mom this weekend by taking her out to dinner, or to one of several Mother's Day events in Jacksonville. From an orchestra experience on the beach, to a whimsical tea party, there's enough going on to make any mom happy.

Jacksonville April Events Calendar
April 2011 in Jacksonville is sure to be an exciting month. Check out the April events calendar for Jacksonville to plan your outings ahead of time.

Jacksonville March Events Calendar
Residents of Jacksonville, as well as visitors, should get ready for an action-packed March. The third month of 2011 has plenty of local entertainment in store.

September 2008 Events
Bulls, boats, books, beauty queens and a demon-possessed barber make for a lively lineup of September events in Jacksonville.

Labor Day Weekend Events in Jacksonville
Bring on the three-day weekend! But wait... What are you gonna do with all that extra time? We've got a few ideas to fill your Labor Day Weekend in Jacksonville - music, movies and...the Mafia?

August 2008 Events
The Big Cats hit the preseason field, families hit the water, Kenny Chesney hits the local stage and runners hit the beaches. Plus, locals celebrate a major milestone for women and raise a toast to Jacksonville's four-legged friends. They're all among the First Coast's August 2008 events.

July 2008 Events
Diehard anglers are gearing up for the summer's biggest tournament, music fans relive a one of rock's biggest albums, and art meets medicine in a way you've never seen before. It's all among Jacksonville's July 2008 events.

Fourth of July Safety Tips
We all want to have a blast on the fourth of July. But your blast can quickly go bust if you fail to follow a few simple rules. Here are a few Fourth of July safety tips to ensure your whole family-including the four-legged family members-enjoy a fun, safe Independence Day weekend.

Independence Day 2008 Events
Jacksonville lights up, revs up and kicks up the volume in an array of Independence Day 2008 events across the First Coast. Join the celebration from the roadways to the waterways.

Florida Forum Announces Speakers
Seven stars of film, radio and politics make the lineup of speakers for the 17th annual Florida Forum's 2008-2009 series. Presented by the Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital, the four-event series brings world leaders, entertainers and experts to the Jacksonville to raise funds - $4.5 million to date - for new medical equipment, programs and facilities.

June 2008 Events
Sea shells, super heroes and homegrown Southern rock take center stage in the River City in June. There's plenty to enjoy with Dad this month to celebrate Father's Day. So grab your golf clubs, call your rowdy friends and get ready for music, movies and more. Hope you like pie.

2008 Jacksonville Film Festival
The 2008 Jacksonville Film Festival rolls out the red for local and traveling film buffs and for Hollywood itself. Heroes star Ali Larter makes a special appearance. Industry pros share their expertise. Parties keep the downtown skyline lit up into the night. And the event takes on an international flair with films representing more than 15 countries.

Myster & Miss First Coast Pride Pageant
Contestants are lining up for the sixth annual Myster and Miss First Coast Pride Pageant.

Shine '08 Launches a Love Revolution
Celebration Church's annual Shine Women's Conference is back May 1-3. This year's event aims to launch a "love revolution," convincing women of their innate capacity to be a revolutionary force upon the world.

May 2008 Events
Heroes star and Maxim babe Ali Larter makes an appearance at the sixth annual Jacksonville Film Festival. Top Chef Matthew Medure whips up a special menu. And thousands travel around the globe without ever leaving Jacksonville's city limits. It's all part of May's event lineup.

April 2008 Events
Jacksonville's festival season kicks off this month. Blues, boats and butterflies offer a wide array of things to do in April.

September 2011 Event Calendar
Summer's officially over, but that doesn't things are winding down too much in Jacksonville. In September, there's plenty for residents to do, including getting back to Jaguars football and a little Oktoberfest celebration before October gets here.

June 2012 Events

Jacksonville January 2013 Event Calendar
January isn't the most action-packed month as things slow down a bit post-Christmas, but there are still a handle of notable events for January 2013, including concerts, musicals and sports.

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