• Thousands of music fans flock to Jacksonville every Memorial Day weekend to enjoy the beaches and see Jazz Festival, a free 3-day celebration.
    Jacksonville Jazz Festival

    Find your groove at Jacksonville Jazz Festival.

    Thousands of music fans flock to Jacksonville every Memorial Day weekend to enjoy the beaches and see Jazz Festival, a free 3-day celebration. Learn More

  • Come celebrate this innovation festival focused on technology, art, music and invention.
    One Spark in April

    The world's crowd funding festival

    Come celebrate this innovation festival focused on technology, art, music and invention.

  • The Springing the Blues festival takes the stage at the Seawalk Pavilion in Jacksonville Beach every April
    Seawalk Pavilion from overhead

    Enjoy a free weekend of the blues every April

    The Springing the Blues festival takes the stage at the Seawalk Pavilion in Jacksonville Beach every April

  • More than 30 nations represent their cultures through food, crafts, music, and more at this downtown celebration in May.
    Jacksonville World of Nations

    Travel internationally, without leaving Florida.

    More than 30 nations represent their cultures through food, crafts, music, and more at this downtown celebration in May. Learn More


Festivals in Jacksonville

Jacksonville hosts some of Florida’s most exciting festivals!

Jacksonville hosts high profile events like the Jacksonville Jazz Festival, Springing the Blues and Welcome To Rockville. Whether you're interested in music, food, theater, or tech, you are sure to find a fun festival in Jax.

Plan your next trip around one of our high-profile festivals:

Spring

Salt Life Festival

Jacksonville is the birth place of the Salt Life movement, so of course we had to have a festival to celebrate the beach culture! One awesome day of live music, vendors, local food and ocean breezes await you at the Salt Life Festival at the Seawalk Pavilion every March.

Oyster Jam Music Festival

Fresh seafood and live music, that’s what Jacksonville is all about! The Oyster Jam offers local vendors, delicious oysters, and the best bands around. Taking place each April, this one day event is filled with music, drinks, and OYSTERS!

Funk Fest Jacksonville

Two days of some of the funkiest artist in the nation! The Funk Fest takes over Metro Park in Downtown Jacksonville every May

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!

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.

Welcome to Rockville

See the biggest names in rock at this April music festival. This year's Rockville headliners include 3 Doors Down, Shinedown and Rob Zombie.

World of Nations Celebration

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.


Summer

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.


Fall

Florida Oktoberfest & Music Festival

Three jam packed days of live entertainment featuring nationally recognized rock, alternative & country artists in the heart of Downtown Jacksonville. The Florida Oktoberfest & Music Festival takes place in early October.

 

For a complete festival listing, visit our Event Calendar.



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