Top 5 Picks for Labor Day 2019 in Jacksonville

Your top things to do and local events for Labor Day Weekend in Jacksonville, Florida.

Early September means beautiful weather and “endless summer” in Jacksonville. Enjoy the Labor Day Holiday weekend with these top things to do:

1. Hit the Beach

Labor Day is a celebration and tribute to American workers, so enjoy some well-deserved rest and relaxation on our 22 miles of white sand beaches. Our guide to Jacksonville’s beaches shares everything you need to know for a successful day of sun and sand.

girl jumping on beach

2. Bold City Beer & Music Festival

Hit the Bold City Beer & Music Festival on Sunday, September 1st for outdoor food, fun, and of course beer. Hosted in Riverside at the Northbank Riverwalk Artist Square, the event takes place under the Fuller Warren Bridge, right on the St. Johns River.

Rock out to headliners The Fritz and Zach Deputy and sample more than 40 different local and regional craft beers. Dine on options from more than 15 food trucks and browse the marketplace of unique wares made by local artisans. Find out more about the festival here.

3. Find Your Park

Our city is home to the largest urban park system in the U.S. and we’re close to some awesome national parks and preserves. If you’ve never been to Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve, this 46,000-acre area is home to gorgeous wetlands, salt marshes, and wildlife. When you visit Timucuan Preserve, be sure to tour the historic Kingsley Plantation and Fort Caroline too. Both are must-sees for history lovers and families.

parked bike in Hanna Park

4. Explore The Jax Ale Trail

Have you been to all of the breweries on the Jacksonville Ale Trail yet? Pick up a passport at one of our visitor centers either Downtown or at the Beach and collect stamps to win a prize! Rediscover old favorites and learn about the newest breweries in Jacksonville too!

Intuition Beer Flight

5. Kick Off The College Season

Catch an awesome matchup between Florida State and Boise Stateon Saturday August 31st at TIAA Bank Field. This kick off game will draw fans and tailgaters from all over the U.S. and it's the perfect way to close out summer and look ahead to fall fun! Get your tickets for this popular game soon!

For more inspiration on things to do this Labor Day weekend, visit our events calendar or stop by one of our visitor centers.

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