Seawalk Music Festival: The Community First Seawalk Music Festival is a free, family-friendly event held in Jax Beach. The festival is held in the spring a features local vendors, activities and headliners like 7 Nations Army.
Springing the Blues: One of the largest and oldest blues festivals on the East Coast of the United States, Springing the Blues is an annual festival in Jacksonville Beach. It is It started in 1990 and takes places yearly on the first weekend of April.
Jax River Jams: Jam out with Downtown Jacksonville as a scenic background during this free four-week spring concert series. Jax River Jams features national headliners like GroupLove and Shaggy, along with local and regional openers. Food trucks and bars are on site and fans bring their own chairs and blankets to enjoy the shows.
Jacksonville Jazz Festival: Get ready to get your shimmy on during Memorial Day weekend at the Jacksonville Jazz Festival in Downtown Jacksonville. The festival is one of the largest free jazz fests in the country and happens each year. The Jazz Fest has attracted some of the biggest names in jazz over the course of its 40+ year history including Miles Davis, Kenny G, Tony Bennett and more.
Florida Fin Fest: Florida Fin Fest is a free 2-day ocean conservation education and music festival that takes place in September in Jacksonville Beach. The festival includes hands-on activities for all ages including an interactive educational village, live music by Grammy-nominated artists, a sustainability-focused festival village, food trucks, and more. In addition to the incredible musical performances, Florida Fin Fest offers an immersive educational experience with engaging activations from prominent institutions such as The Georgia Aquarium, Jacksonville University and OCEARCH.
Tacos and Tequila Festival: Mark your calendars for Labor Day and experience a flavor-packed celebration of all things music, taco and tequila in Downtown Jacksonville. Indulge in mouthwatering tacos, savor the finest tequilas and enjoy music from bands like Iration, Lupe Fiasco, Gym Class Heroes and more. This is the fiesta you won't want to miss!
Jacksonville PorchFest: Jacksonville PorchFest is a music festival held on the welcoming front porches of the Historic Springfield neighborhood. The family-friendly, free event features more than a dozen musicians from a wide variety of genres performing on porches throughout the neighborhood. Attendees stroll from porch to porch and “camp out” on front lawns and sidewalks to enjoy live, local talent.