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Events


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.

 

Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm Prime Osborn Convention Center
From jacksonvillefallhomeshow.com More than 300 exhibitors will be on hand with information on home improvement, new home construction, home entertainment, mortgages, home decor, cleaning products and more. The show also features the Jacksonville Magazine Cooking Stage,[...]
Sep 29 @ 6:30 pm Old St. Andrew's
From jacksonvillehistory.org The Jacksonville Public Library reports 70 challenges to materials since 2000.In fact, the Newbery Award-winning book, From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, by late Jacksonville Leslie Kirkwood, Chair of  Banned:[...]
Sep 30 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm Prime Osborn Convention Center
From jacksonvillefallhomeshow.com More than 300 exhibitors will be on hand with information on home improvement, new home construction, home entertainment, mortgages, home decor, cleaning products and more. The show also features the Jacksonville Magazine Cooking Stage,[...]
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens
From Facebook.com Join the Museum, in partnership with the City of Jacksonville’s Environmental Protection Board, for the third annual Envirofest. This is a family-friendly event centered on raising environmental awareness through the arts, education, and[...]
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm Prime Osborn Convention Center
From jacksonvillefallhomeshow.com More than 300 exhibitors will be on hand with information on home improvement, new home construction, home entertainment, mortgages, home decor, cleaning products and more. The show also features the Jacksonville Magazine Cooking Stage,[...]
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Prime Osborn Convention Center
From jacksonvillefallhomeshow.com More than 300 exhibitors will be on hand with information on home improvement, new home construction, home entertainment, mortgages, home decor, cleaning products and more. The show also features the Jacksonville Magazine Cooking Stage,[...]
Oct 2 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm site of Riverside Arts Market
From Facebook.com Come out Sunday, October 2 to celebrate River City Pride with a festival of family, food and fun. There will be local merchants to browse and entertainment on the main stage including performances[...]
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Hemming Park
From facebook.com Every second Saturday, shop vintage finds and handmade goods from local craftsmen and collectors. FUN FACT: The first flea markets were in Paris, where they were called “marché aux puces”or “market with fleas.”
Oct 19 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm Hemming Park
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[...]
Nov 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Hemming Park
From facebook.com Every second Saturday, shop vintage finds and handmade goods from local craftsmen and collectors. FUN FACT: The first flea markets were in Paris, where they were called “marché aux puces”or “market with fleas.”
Nov 16 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm Hemming Park
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[...]
Dec 10 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Hemming Park
From facebook.com Every second Saturday, shop vintage finds and handmade goods from local craftsmen and collectors. FUN FACT: The first flea markets were in Paris, where they were called “marché aux puces”or “market with fleas.”
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Riverside Arts Market
From Riverside Arts Market Everyone loves their pups, and it’s time to celebrate our furry friends at RAM. Enjoy splash pools, dog treats and a variety of pet-related organizations and producers. As your pups enjoy[...]
May 8 @ 7:05 pm Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville
It’s Canines and Crustaceans night when the Shrimp battle the Biloxi Shuckers. Dogs must be “willing and able” and do not require a ticket.
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Resurrection Catholic Church
From event organizers: Old Arlington, Inc. and the American Institute of Architects-Jacksonville Chapter will host the fifth annual Arlington Mod & More Home Tour Saturday, November 4. On the tour, nicknamed the Mini, Midi, Maxi[...]
Nov 8 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Main Library
From Facebook: Join us for a discussion featuring local chefs and food activists about how culture is expressed through cooking. Learn how we maintain traditions and culture through recipes, food sourcing, and meals. Culinary artists[...]
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Riverside Park
From Facebook: A free, sustainable festival devoted to environmental awareness, animal advocacy, and of course, plant-based cuisine. Psychic readings also available. This festival is not affiliated with the Northeast Florida Veg Fest, which is usually[...]
Dec 1 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm White Oak Conservation
From Wild Oak: Join us for Winos for Rhinos! Because who doesn’t love rhinos? And wine. The event includes a tour of our new and expanding rhino facilities where you will meet our rhinos and their[...]
Jan 13 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Jax Makerspace
From event website: Celebrate Alexander Hamilton’s 260th birthday and the Broadway musical, Hamilton. The man Alexander Hamilton himself will be in attendance; test your knowledge during trivia with Kerry Speckman (aka The Specktator); show off[...]
Mar 17 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Hemming Park
From Facebook (with a few grammatical corrections by yours truly) Jax Food Truck Food Court and Friends of Hemming Park team up to present the Second Annual St Patrick’s Day Takeover  with cold beer and[...]
Mar 24 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm MOSH
From Facebook GastroFest 2018 is an all-day celebration of the culinary world in and around Northeast Florida brought to you by the non-profit organization GastroJax. It’s delicious fun for all ages! Get ready for an[...]
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Phoenix Arts District
Once you’ve recovered from the Bobby K. Fashion Show & Dance Party, the party continues with a family-friendly block party hosting art and food vendors as well as live demos from local artists. Watch, learn and[...]
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm MOSH
From Museum of Science and History The inaugural Jacksonville Mini Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth — a family friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the[...]
Apr 15 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Yappy Hour
 Gather your pup and your friends and head to The Landing for a Yappy good time at the Yappy Hour Spring Fling! The Spring Fling will feature donut eating contests,a talent competition, dog pools, FREE[...]
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Seawalk Pavilion
From Facebook: See the best artists from the Jacksonville area in this family friendly event. With over 50 local artists, there will be something for everyone’s tastes. Pet friendly! Free and open to the public!
Aug 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hemming Park
It’s time for the 5th Annual Back to School SmARTs Art Walk featuring the USGBC Green Lion Festival! Enjoy live music, 20+ local artists, delicious food trucks and 35+ participating venues. Celebrate the end of[...]
Aug 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hemming Park
From Facebook: Green Lion Festival is a festival that seeks to promote and elevate the awareness of green-focused businesses and organizations in Jacksonville. We aspire to be a green and eco-friendly festival while reaching out[...]
Oct 6 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm throughout Riverside
From Facebook: Sponsored by Bank of America, this is the 40th Anniversary of Pride in Jacksonville, and organizers are working hard to make this the biggest and best year yet.  The parade is a 3-mile[...]
Oct 12 @ 5:30 pm – 11:00 pm pin Anheuser-Busch Florida
From event organizers: Oktoberfest Jacksonville at the Anheuser-Busch Brewery in Jacksonville, Florida, is a celebration of German cuisine, culture, games, activities and great beer. Upgrade your experience with a VIP ticket or reserved table purchase.[...]
Oct 13 @ 11:30 am – 11:30 pm pin Anheuser-Busch Florida
From event organizers: Oktoberfest Jacksonville at the Anheuser-Busch Brewery in Jacksonville, Florida, is a celebration of German cuisine, culture, games, activities and great beer. Upgrade your experience with a VIP ticket or reserved table purchase.[...]