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The Specktator is thrilled to have European Street Cafe as title sponsor of the online calendar!

As one of my favorite places to eat, drink and socialize in the the city, “E. Street” (as the cool kids call it) makes the perfect partner to help promote the best events happening in the city.

NOTE: This is a “curated calendar,” meaning I have personally reviewed each event and consider it to be of interest to the general public and/or something particularly compelling. It is important to know that businesses cannot buy a calendar entry. That said, if you have an event you would like considered for the calendar, send the pertinent information to whatsup@thespecktator.com.

And by the way, be sure to change the view from “month” to “stream” below. Unless you like being really annoyed.

 

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German Schnitzel Haus Oktoberfest 11:30 am
German Schnitzel Haus Oktoberfest
Oct 2 @ 11:30 am
German Schnitzel Haus Oktoberfest
If you’re going to celebrate a German event, you might as well do so at the German-est place in town—German Schnitzel Haus (I mean, “German” is right there in the name of the restaurant!)—which they’ve been[...]
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Envirofest 10:00 am
Envirofest @ The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Envirofest @ The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens | Jacksonville | Florida | United States
From cummermuseum.org (because why reinvent the wheel) As Cultural Fusion’s Year of the River comes to a close, join the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, in partnership with the City of Jacksonville’s Environmental Protection[...]
Green Room Brewing Oktoberfest Party 10:00 am
Green Room Brewing Oktoberfest Party @ Green Room Brewing
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – Oct 4 @ 2:00 am
Green Room Brewing Oktoberfest Party @ Green Room Brewing
Greenroom celebrates Oktoberfest with the tapping of Oktoberfest, Dry Hopped Oktoberfest, Jax-o-Lantern Pumpkin Brown, Coffee Jax-o-Lantern, Chocolate Jax-o-Lantern, Bourbon Jax-o-Lantern, Rum Jax-o-Lantern and Pumpkin Oktoberfest, as well as the release of their new bottled, double IPA Sunshine on a Cloudy Day. The brewery bar will be open[...]
Engine 15 Brewing Oktoberfest 11:00 am
Engine 15 Brewing Oktoberfest @ Engine 15 Brewing Company
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am
Engine 15 Brewing Oktoberfest @ Engine 15 Brewing Company | Jacksonville Beach | Florida | United States
Not sure what chicken sh*t bingo and thumb war have to do with Oktoberfest, but I guess if you drink enough, anything can be a game. Engine 15’s annual homage to Oktoberfest also includes the[...]
Oktoberfest at European Street Cafe Jax Beach 11:00 am
Oktoberfest at European Street Cafe Jax Beach @ European Street Cafe Jax Beach
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Oktoberfest at European Street Cafe Jax Beach @ European Street Cafe Jax Beach | Jacksonville Beach | Florida | United States
European Street’s annual Oktoberfest party in the parking lot features all your favorite things about Oktoberfest, namely: beer, gigantic pretzels, beer, stein hoisting contests, beer, Monster German Wieners, beer, live oompa music, beer, sauerkraut, beer, German[...]
German Schnitzel Haus Oktoberfest 11:30 am
German Schnitzel Haus Oktoberfest
Oct 3 @ 11:30 am
German Schnitzel Haus Oktoberfest
If you’re going to celebrate a German event, you might as well do so at the German-est place in town—German Schnitzel Haus (I mean, “German” is right there in the name of the restaurant!)—which they’ve been[...]
Oktoberfest 2015 at Intuition Aleworks 1:00 pm
Oktoberfest 2015 at Intuition Aleworks
Oct 3 @ 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oktoberfest 2015 at Intuition Aleworks
Intuition Aleworks turns its brewery into a German beer hall with live oompah (aka oompah-pah) music from the Swinging Bavarians, all you can eat German food, beer games (my personal favorite beer game to play[...]
Jax Truckies Food Truck Championship 4:00 pm
Jax Truckies Food Truck Championship @ The Jacksonville Landing
Oct 3 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jax Truckies Food Truck Championship @ The Jacksonville Landing | Jacksonville | Florida | United States
From jaxtruckies.org (because why reinvent the wheel) Jax Truckies rallies offer a fun opportunity to try a variety of delicious high-end foods at drive-through prices. More than 30 diverse food trucks from across Northeast Florida[...]
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Oktoberfest at Art Walk 5:00 pm
Oktoberfest at Art Walk @ Hemming Park
Oct 7 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Oktoberfest at Art Walk @ Hemming Park | Jacksonville | Florida | United States
One of my personal favorite events of the year, Oktoberfest at ArtWalk turns Hemming Park into a giant biergarten. Mayor Lenny Curry performs the tapping of the keg ceremony. Curtis Dvorak serves as emcee. Live music[...]
Oktoberfest at The Jacksonville Landing 5:00 pm
Oktoberfest at The Jacksonville Landing @ The Jacksonville Landing
Oct 7 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Oktoberfest at The Jacksonville Landing @ The Jacksonville Landing  | Jacksonville | Florida | United States
Oktoberfest at Art Walk is spreading like German measles Downtown this year with Laura Street being closed to traffic from Hemming Park to The Jacksonville Landing. The Landing hosts its own celebration with two stages of live music (including[...]
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Jaxtoberfest 4:00 pm
Jaxtoberfest @ St. Johns Town Center
Oct 9 @ 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Jaxtoberfest @ St. Johns Town Center | Jacksonville | Florida | United States
According to organizers, 50,000 attended Jaxtoberfest in 2014—when it was held at The Shipyards. This year, the two-day event is “moving closer to the center of the city”: St. Johns Town Center. (I’ll be curious to[...]
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Jaxtoberfest
Jaxtoberfest @ St. Johns Town Center
Oct 10 – Oct 11 all-day
Jaxtoberfest @ St. Johns Town Center | Jacksonville | Florida | United States
According to organizers, 50,000 attended Jaxtoberfest in 2014—when it was held at The Shipyards. This year, the two-day event is “moving closer to the center of the city”: St. Johns Town Center. (I’ll be curious to[...]
German Schnitzel Haus Oktoberfest 11:30 am
German Schnitzel Haus Oktoberfest
Oct 10 @ 11:30 am
German Schnitzel Haus Oktoberfest
If you’re going to celebrate a German event, you might as well do so at the German-est place in town—German Schnitzel Haus (I mean, “German” is right there in the name of the restaurant!)—which they’ve been[...]
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St. Augustine Record Fair 11:00 am
St. Augustine Record Fair @ Colonial Quarter
Oct 11 @ 11:00 am
St. Augustine Record Fair @ Colonial Quarter | Saint Augustine | Florida | United States
From staugamphitheatre.com (because why reinvent the wheel?) Shop over 30,000 music-related items including new and used vinyl records, CDs, posters, turntable equipment and supplies, memorabilia, collectibles and more. Music fans will find nearly every type[...]
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Jaxsons Night Market 5:30 pm
Jaxsons Night Market @ Hemming Park
Oct 15 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Jaxsons Night Market @ Hemming Park | Jacksonville | Florida | United States
The third Thursday of every month local farmers, food trucks, artisan food vendors, street food vendors, craft beer (in the Intuition Aleworks Beer Garden, no less), fashion trucks (did you even know there was such[...]
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Dogtoberfest
Dogtoberfest @ Sea Walk Pavilion
Oct 16 all-day
Dogtoberfest @ Sea Walk Pavilion | Jacksonville Beach | Florida | United States
As part of the Jacksonville Beach Oktoberfest, Dogtoberfest includes a dog costume contest, pet-related vendors and activities, and representatives from local shelters and rescues with adoptable pets. Personally, I would have named the event “Kibbles[...]
Beaches Oktoberfest 6:00 pm
Beaches Oktoberfest @ Jacksonville Beach Sea Walk Pavilion
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Beaches Oktoberfest @ Jacksonville Beach Sea Walk Pavilion | Jacksonville Beach | Florida | United States
The Beaches Oktoberfest is said to be North Florida’s Oktoberfest, which, I assume, can only mean it’s also the biggest Pukefest. Anyhoo … The three-day event includes live entertainment, a food truck village, Dogtoberfest, Craft-Toberfest[...]
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Dogtoberfest
Dogtoberfest @ Sea Walk Pavilion
Oct 17 all-day
Dogtoberfest @ Sea Walk Pavilion | Jacksonville Beach | Florida | United States
As part of the Jacksonville Beach Oktoberfest, Dogtoberfest includes a dog costume contest, pet-related vendors and activities, and representatives from local shelters and rescues with adoptable pets. Personally, I would have named the event “Kibbles[...]
RAMi-Con 10:00 am
RAMi-Con @ Riverside Arts Market
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
RAMi-Con @ Riverside Arts Market | Burlington | Vermont | United States
From riversideartsmarket.com (because why reinvent the wheel?) Riverside Arts Market celebrates all things sci-fi, fantasy, cosplay, anime and comics at the third annual RAMi-Con, Saturday, Oct. 17! Join us for a variety of activities including[...]
Mandarin Road Farm Festival 11:00 am
Mandarin Road Farm Festival @ Canopy Rd. Carriage Co. and Creekside Farms
Oct 17 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Mandarin Road Farm Festival @ Canopy Rd. Carriage Co. and Creekside Farms | Jacksonville | Florida | United States
The third annual Mandarin Road Fall Farm Festival features: Pony Rides Trackless Train Rides 1 Acre Family Fun Zone Hay Rides Toddler Hay Maze Toddler Corn Pit Food Trucks Vendor Village Fun Games Football Tent[...]
Oktoberfest at European Street Cafe Riverside 11:00 am
Oktoberfest at European Street Cafe Riverside @ European Street Cafe Riverside
Oct 17 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Oktoberfest at European Street Cafe Riverside @ European Street Cafe Riverside | Jacksonville | Florida | United States
European Street’s annual Oktoberfest party in the parking lot features all your favorite things about Oktoberfest, namely: beer, gigantic pretzels, beer, stein hoisting contests, beer, Monster German Wieners, beer, live oompa music, beer, sauerkraut, beer, German[...]
German Schnitzel Haus Oktoberfest 11:30 am
German Schnitzel Haus Oktoberfest
Oct 17 @ 11:30 am
German Schnitzel Haus Oktoberfest
If you’re going to celebrate a German event, you might as well do so at the German-est place in town—German Schnitzel Haus (I mean, “German” is right there in the name of the restaurant!)—which they’ve been[...]
Beaches Oktoberfest 12:00 pm
Beaches Oktoberfest @ Jacksonville Beach Sea Walk Pavilion
Oct 17 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Beaches Oktoberfest @ Jacksonville Beach Sea Walk Pavilion | Jacksonville Beach | Florida | United States
The Beaches Oktoberfest is said to be North Florida’s Oktoberfest, which, I assume, can only mean it’s also the biggest Pukefest. Anyhoo … The three-day event includes live entertainment, a food truck village, Dogtoberfest, Craft-Toberfest[...]
Halloween Doors & More 2:00 pm
Halloween Doors & More @ Jacksonville Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall
Oct 17 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Halloween Doors & More @ Jacksonville Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall | Jacksonville | Florida | United States
[From the website] Halloween Doors & More  is “a gala of a different sort.” This year’s enchanted quest is full of new ventures like Superhero City, as well as some familiar ones. You’ll get your groove[...]
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Dogtoberfest
Dogtoberfest @ Sea Walk Pavilion
Oct 18 all-day
Dogtoberfest @ Sea Walk Pavilion | Jacksonville Beach | Florida | United States
As part of the Jacksonville Beach Oktoberfest, Dogtoberfest includes a dog costume contest, pet-related vendors and activities, and representatives from local shelters and rescues with adoptable pets. Personally, I would have named the event “Kibbles[...]
Mandarin Road Farm Festival 11:00 am
Mandarin Road Farm Festival @ Canopy Rd. Carriage Co. and Creekside Farms
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Mandarin Road Farm Festival @ Canopy Rd. Carriage Co. and Creekside Farms | Jacksonville | Florida | United States
The third annual Mandarin Road Fall Farm Festival features: Pony Rides Trackless Train Rides 1 Acre Family Fun Zone Hay Rides Toddler Hay Maze Toddler Corn Pit Food Trucks Vendor Village Fun Games Football Tent[...]
Sertoma Club Oktoberfest 11:00 am
Sertoma Club Oktoberfest @ Francis Field
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sertoma Club Oktoberfest @ Francis Field | Saint Augustine | Florida | United States
If you can get past the Sertoma Club’s use of the phrase “first annual” (a major pet peeve of mine…), you and the family will probably have an über fun day at the group’s Oktoberfest event.[...]
Beaches Oktoberfest 12:00 pm
Beaches Oktoberfest @ Jacksonville Beach Sea Walk Pavilion
Oct 18 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Beaches Oktoberfest @ Jacksonville Beach Sea Walk Pavilion | Jacksonville Beach | Florida | United States
The Beaches Oktoberfest is said to be North Florida’s Oktoberfest, which, I assume, can only mean it’s also the biggest Pukefest. Anyhoo … The three-day event includes live entertainment, a food truck village, Dogtoberfest, Craft-Toberfest[...]
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Dog Fest Walk ‘N Roll 10:00 am
Dog Fest Walk ‘N Roll @ Riverside Arts Market
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Dog Fest Walk 'N Roll @ Riverside Arts Market | Burlington | Vermont | United States
From Canine for Independence Grab a leash and be part of Canine Companions DogFest Walk ‘n Roll, a community dog walk that supports the mission of Canine Companions for Independence. Put together a team of[...]
Mandarin Road Farm Festival 11:00 am
Mandarin Road Farm Festival @ Canopy Rd. Carriage Co. and Creekside Farms
Oct 24 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Mandarin Road Farm Festival @ Canopy Rd. Carriage Co. and Creekside Farms | Jacksonville | Florida | United States
The third annual Mandarin Road Fall Farm Festival features: Pony Rides Trackless Train Rides 1 Acre Family Fun Zone Hay Rides Toddler Hay Maze Toddler Corn Pit Food Trucks Vendor Village Fun Games Football Tent[...]
German Schnitzel Haus Oktoberfest 11:30 am
German Schnitzel Haus Oktoberfest
Oct 24 @ 11:30 am
German Schnitzel Haus Oktoberfest
If you’re going to celebrate a German event, you might as well do so at the German-est place in town—German Schnitzel Haus (I mean, “German” is right there in the name of the restaurant!)—which they’ve been[...]
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Mandarin Road Farm Festival 11:00 am
Mandarin Road Farm Festival @ Canopy Rd. Carriage Co. and Creekside Farms
Oct 25 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Mandarin Road Farm Festival @ Canopy Rd. Carriage Co. and Creekside Farms | Jacksonville | Florida | United States
The third annual Mandarin Road Fall Farm Festival features: Pony Rides Trackless Train Rides 1 Acre Family Fun Zone Hay Rides Toddler Hay Maze Toddler Corn Pit Food Trucks Vendor Village Fun Games Football Tent[...]
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Florida vs. Georgia Weekend
Florida vs. Georgia Weekend @ EverBank Field
Oct 29 – Oct 31 all-day
Florida vs. Georgia Weekend @ EverBank Field | Jacksonville | Florida | United States
From makeascenedowntown.com  Join the City of Jacksonville as it plays host to one of the most coveted rivalry games in college football—Florida vs. Georgia. This weekend will be packed with events and activities for all[...]
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Riverside Arts Market 10:00 am
Riverside Arts Market
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Riverside Arts Market @ Jacksonville | Florida | United States
From Riverside Arts Market The Riverside Arts Market is Jacksonville’s premier destination for art lovers, treasure hunters, music fans and foodies alike. The Market has drawn local acclaim, national press coverage and nearly half a[...]
Touchdown Showdown 10:00 am
Touchdown Showdown @ Outside EverBank Field’s south end zone
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am
Touchdown Showdown @ Outside EverBank Field’s south end zone | Jacksonville | Florida | United States
From makeascenedowntown.com The City of Jacksonville invites you to the Touchdown Showdown—the largest free, interactive attraction during Florida-Georgia weekend with interactive games and activities, jumbo screens, merchandise sales, food and beverages and much more. Enter[...]
Wasabicon 11:00 am
Wasabicon @ Jacksonville Marriott
Oct 31 @ 11:00 am
Wasabicon @ Jacksonville Marriott | Jacksonville | Florida | United States
From wasabicon.com Jacksonville’s Favorite “Comic Con” Experience is expected to draw 2,000 fans+ to celebrate a love of comic books, cosplay and all around geek culture. In addition to over one hundred hours of panels[...]
TAILGATE with The Band Perry 5:00 pm
TAILGATE with The Band Perry @ Metropolitan Park
Oct 31 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
TAILGATE with The Band Perry @ Metropolitan Park | Jacksonville | Florida | United States
From makeascenedowntown.com What better way to kick off the 2015 Florida-Georgia Weekend than with the national country touring act The Band Perry! Georgia country acts and life-long Bulldog fans Corey Smith and Jon Langston will[...]