Festivals in Jacksonville
Jacksonville hosts some of Florida’s most exciting festivals!
Plan your next trip around one of our high profile festivals:
Jacksonville Springing the Blues Festival
Dozens of blues artists perform over three days at the beachside Jacksonville Springing the Blues Festival in April.
Jacksonville Jazz Festival
The Jacksonville Jazz Festival is held annually over Memorial Day weekend and features world-renowned Jazz musicians performing on several stages downtown. Plus it's free!
Jacksonville World of Nations
Global cultural immersion comes to Jacksonville’s downtown Metropolitan Park for three days in May. The Jacksonville World of Nations festival represents the food, fashion, dance, music, and traditions of more than 30 nations.
Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival
Each May, downtown Fernandina Beach hosts the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival complete with pirate invasions, shrimp boat races, contests, hundreds of arts & crafts and antique vendors, and of course shrimp and fresh fish prepared in a variety of ways.
The Great Atlantic Seafood & Music Festival
Taste delicious local seafood and celebrate with live zydeco, jazz, and blues at the Great Atlantic Seafood & Music Festival. Held in March on Jacksonville Beach.
For five days in April, entrepreneurs and innovators come to OneSpark in Jax to collaborate and crowdfund the next big idea!
See the biggest names in rock at this April music festival. Previous Rockville headliners include Korn and Rob Zombie.
Florida Country Superfest
Headliners at this country music festival include Kenny Chesney, The Zach Brown Band, Keith Urban, and many more. Held June 13th and 14th, 2015 at EverBank Field.
Jacksonville Beach Summer Jazz Series
Jacksonville Beach Summer Jazz Series features evening jazz performances on weekends in June and July at the outdoor, family-friendly Sea Walk Pavilion at Jacksonville Beach.
Start the summer off with Fun, Fun, Fun as The Beach Boys headline Starry Nights at Metropolitan Park with the Jacksonville Symphony.
For a complete festival listings, visit our Event Calendar.
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