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The Southside is the latest up and coming section of Jacksonville and it's blossomed into a bustling business center. Learn More

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Southside & Mandarin

The Southside is the latest up and coming section of Jacksonville and it's blossomed into a bustling business center.

Southside

The Tinseltown area is hopping with a movie theater, restaurants, specialty shops and thriving nightlife.

The area is also home to the large yet elegant Avenues Mall, as well as the St. Johns Town Center - a 1.1 million-square-foot, open-air lifestyle center offering innovative new retail, residential, hotel and dining choices for Jacksonville shoppers.

Mandarin

Along the St. Johns River and south of San Marco, you'll find the Mandarin neighborhood.
Harriet Beecher Stowe, as well as painter Lee Adams once lived here.The mostly residential area is brimming with history and nature. Don't miss the Mandarin Museum and Walter Jones Historical Park. The 10-acre riverfront site is home to an 1876 farm complex with picnic areas as well as a citrus grove


  • Apr
    24
    2014

    Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary

    It’s Time to Eat at Catty Shack Ranch!

    Event begins on
    Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 1:30 pm
    Event time: 2 hour(s)

    Day Tours:
    Enjoy a leisurely stroll of our sanctuary and meet all the residents (Siberian tigers, lions, cougars, spotted and black

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  • Apr
    25
    2014

    The Jacksonville Landing

    Jacksonville Landing Market

    Event begins on
    Friday, April 25, 2014 at 10:00 am
    Event time: 4 hour(s)

    The Jacksonville Landing Friday Market takes place every Friday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Market area on the first floor of The

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  • Apr
    25
    2014

    Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

    World Penguin Day

    Event begins on
    Friday, April 25, 2014 at 10:00 am
    Event time: 4 hour(s)

    Join the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Zoo’s Tuxedo Coast exhibit to celebrate World Penguin Day! Details
  • Apr
    26
    2014

    Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

    Earth Day - Party for the Planet

    Event begins on
    Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 10:00 am
    Event time: 6 hour(s)

    Celebrate Earth Day at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens’ Party for the Planet! From 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., guests can learn how to take care of Details
  • May
    03
    2014

    Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens

    Hats Off Hustle 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run at the Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens

    Event begins on
    Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 8:00 am
    Event time: 2 hour(s)

    Child Guidance Center will host their 2nd Annual Hats Off Hustle 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run through the Zoo. Every runner will receive a t-

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  • May
    03
    2014

    Downtown Riverwalk directly behind the Times-Union Center for Performing Arts

    Community First Saturdays

    Event begins on
    Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 12:00 am
    Event time: 0 hour(s)

    The Saturday events will feature family-friendly activities in Downtown Jacksonville. Enjoy the St. Johns River and participate in

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  • May
    07
    2014

    Downtown Core

    First Wednesday Art Walk

    Event begins on
    Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 5:00 pm
    Event time: 4 hour(s)

    Produced by Downtown Vision, Inc., First Wednesday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour that combines astounding visual and live art,

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  • May
    17
    2014

    Metropolitan Park

    Rive City Eco Fest

    Event begins on
    Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 10:00 am
    Event time: 12 hour(s)

    Jacksonville's paddle race taking place downtown on the St. John’s River to benefit the North Florida Land Trust.

    3 Mile and

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  • Apr
    23
    2014

    The Cummer Museum

    One Family: Photographs by Vardi Kahana

    Event begins on
    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 10:00 am
    Event time: 1 hour(s), 59 minutes


    Location: The Minerva and Raymond K. Mason Gallery

    January 20, 2014-May 11, 2014

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  • Apr
    23
    2014

    Latitude 30 - 10370 Philips Hwy, Jacksonville, FL 32256

    Raise Your Glass for the Fallen at Latitude 30

    Event begins on
    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 5:00 pm
    Event time: 3 hour(s)

    The Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation (CFPF) will be hosting another “Raise your Glass for the Fallen” event at Latitude 30 Details
  • Apr
    23
    2014

    Times-Union Center

    Million Dollar Quartet

    Event begins on
    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 7:30 pm
    Event time: 2 hour(s)

    Million Dollar Quartet is the Tony® award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the electrifying true story of the famed recording

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  • Mar
    07
    2014
    Jun
    01
    2014

    World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum & Imax Theater

    Divergent Opens March 20th

    Event begins on
    Friday, March 7, 2014 at 12:00 am

    Tickets go on sale on March 5 for this movie based on Veronica Roth’s No. 1 New York Times best-selling novel. ―Divergent‖ is a Details
  • Apr
    10
    2014
    Jul
    06
    2014

    MOCA Jacksonville

    Project Atrium: One Spark

    Event begins on
    Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 12:00 am

    Project Atrium, MOCA’s bold series, features site-specific and site-sensitive installations by emerging and mid-career artists. The Details
  • Apr
    24
    2014

    Downtown Jacksonville

    Jacksonville “Top to Bottom” Walking Tour

    Event begins on
    Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 10:00 am
    Event time: 13 hour(s), 45 minutes

    Explore Jacksonville from "Top to Bottom" on this entertaining walking tour. Professional tour guides take you along the river, through

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  • Apr
    24
    2014

    Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary

    It’s Time to Eat at Catty Shack Ranch!

    Event begins on
    Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 1:30 pm
    Event time: 2 hour(s)

    Day Tours:
    Enjoy a leisurely stroll of our sanctuary and meet all the residents (Siberian tigers, lions, cougars, spotted and black

    Details
  • Apr
    24
    2014

    Sweet Petes

    Chocolate Truffle Date Nights at Sweet Petes

    Event begins on
    Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 6:30 pm
    Event time: 2 hour(s)

    Chocolate Truffle Classes 20.00 per person. Enjoy one complimentary glass of champagne, learn to make truffles. Take home the recipe and

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  • Apr
    24
    2014

    Times-Union Center

    Million Dollar Quartet

    Event begins on
    Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7:30 pm
    Event time: 2 hour(s)

    Million Dollar Quartet is the Tony® award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the electrifying true story of the famed recording Details
  • Apr
    24
    2014

    The Comedy Zone

    Sinbad at the Comedy Zone

    Event begins on
    Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 8:00 pm
    Event time: 1 hour(s), 30 minutes

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  • Apr
    25
    2014

    The Jacksonville Landing

    Jacksonville Landing Market

    Event begins on
    Friday, April 25, 2014 at 10:00 am
    Event time: 4 hour(s)

    The Jacksonville Landing Friday Market takes place every Friday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Market area on the first floor of The

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  • Apr
    25
    2014

    Museum of Science and History

    $5 Fridays at MOSH

    Event begins on
    Friday, April 25, 2014 at 10:00 am
    Event time: 10 hour(s)

    The museum will be open late every Friday until 8 p.m.

    (Note: Additional discounts or coupons are not permitted.)

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  • Apr
    25
    2014

    The Museum of Science & History

    Cosmic Concerts at MOSH

    Event begins on
    Friday, April 25, 2014 at 5:00 pm
    Event time: 4 hour(s)

    The Bryan-Gooding Planetarium rocks every Friday night with Cosmic Concert laser light shows at 5, 6, 7 and 8 p.m.

    Tickets are

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  • Apr
    25
    2014

    Times-Union Center

    Million Dollar Quartet

    Event begins on
    Friday, April 25, 2014 at 8:00 pm
    Event time: 1 hour(s), 30 minutes

    Million Dollar Quartet is the Tony® award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the electrifying true story of the famed recording

    Details
  • Apr
    26
    2014

    Tree Hill Nature Center

    Tree Hill Nature Center Butterfly Festival

    Event begins on
    Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 10:00 am
    Event time: 6 hour(s)

    Join us at the Joseph A. Strasser Amphitheater for a day of family fun featuring a walk-thought butterfly exhibit, butterfly release (3:

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