Jacksonville, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2022) – The Jax Ale Trail is expanding once again to include two of Jacksonville’s newest breweries, Historically Hoppy Brewing Company in Springfield and Myrtle Avenue Brewing in the Rail Yard District. The addition of these brings the total number of Ale Trail breweries to 25.
The Jacksonville Beach Pier is officially open after three years of closure following damage from Hurricanes Irma and Matthew. The Pier is open daily from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. for walking and fishing. Learn more on the Visit Jacksonville blog.
Additional new restaurants, attractions and things to do in Jacksonville include:
Cultural Kitchen Catering – The former Wurstbusters and 904 Twisting Roots food trucks have joined to open this brick and mortar location in Mandarin.
Dreamette – The newest location of one of the area’s most popular ice cream shops is in Springfield.
Homespun Kitchen – Serving delicious, healthy food in the second area location now in Five Points.
Tetherball Coffee – A small sunlit coffee spot in Mandarin.
Attractions and Activities
Altitude Trampoline Park – Family fun for all ages at the indoor trampoline park in Jacksonville Beach.
CCR Powersport Jet Ski + E Bike Rentals – Easily rent a jet ski, ebike, scooter or onewheel.
Exercise Adventures – Bringing the gym to you with a daily dose of wellness with training and eco-tours.
Fore Score Golf Tavern – Located in San Marco, this attraction features golf simulator entertainment with full food & beverage offerings.
Set Em Up Fishing Charters – Offering offshore, inshore and backwater fishing trips out of Jacksonville Beach.
For a larger list of recent openings, visit the new Jacksonville openings page on our website.
Upcoming special events
904 Day, September 4 at various locations.
Beyond Van Gogh - The Immersive Experience, September 16-November 6 at the Immersive Art Space at 119 West Beaver Street.
Florida Fin Fest, September 17 and 18 at Seawalk Pavilion in Jacksonville Beach.
Jaguars vs. Colts, September 18 at TIAA Bank Field. Regular season home opener.
American E-Kart Championship, September 22- 25 at Autobahn Indoor Speedway. Jacksonville Taco & Tequila Festival, September 24-25 at Riverside Park.
Jax River City Pride, October 1-2 at various locations.
Constellation Furyk & Friends, October 3-9 at Timuquana Country Club. WasabiCon, October 15-16 at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center.
Bethune-Cookman University vs. Jackson State University football, October 15 at TIAA Bank Field.
NAS JAX Air Show, October 22-23 at Naval Air Station Jacksonville. Georgia-Florida Weekend, October 27-29 at the Sports Complex Downtown.
Save the Date
Kids Free November throughout the month at Jacksonville’s top attractions.
Porchfest, November 5 in Springfield.
Super Girl Surf Pro Contest & Festival, November 11-12 at Seawalk Pavilion in Jacksonville Beach. Light Boat Parade, November 26 on the St. Johns River in Downtown. Deck the Chairs – Celebrating 10 Years, November 23 – January 1, 2023 at Seawalk Pavilion in Jacksonville Beach.
Visit the events page to learn more about these events and others in the coming months.
About Visit Jacksonville
Visit Jacksonville is a Destinations International accredited Destination Marketing Organization contracted by the Duval County Tourist Development Council (TDC) to champion the growth of business and leisure tourism in Jacksonville. For a closer look at all there is to see and do in Jacksonville, go to http://www.VisitJacksonville.com or contact 800-733-2668.