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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.

 

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 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Il Desco
Join Jacksonville-based foodie Nate (does anyone even know his last name?) of Nate Does Food and NomNomJax.com for a seven-course meal with (or without) beer pairings: 1) Amuse Bouche: Compressed melon, fig, goat cheese, pickled watermelon[...]
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 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Jacksonville Farmers Market
From the organizers: Going local has never tasted so good… Held under sparkling lights, our area’s food and drink will shine with live music, produce shopping, beer from Engine 15, daiquiris from Island Oasis, local[...]
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[...]
Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Hemming Park
From Facebook: Presented by Community First Credit Union of Florida, this promises to be the biggest championship yet with plenty of space for the trucks to compete for the titles of Best BBQ, Best Burger,[...]
Jan 21 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm Hyperion Brewing Company
  Sundays are for Hyperion + Chill. Join us for our weekly Sunday ritual where we unwind and relax together. This event we’ll be hosting a chili cook off starting at Noon; more details below.[...]
Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm West US Assure Club at EverBank Field
 Jacksonville, FL – Catholic Charities’ Annual Black & White Ball will be held March 3rd at US Assure Club in EverBank Field. The event serves as one of the primary fundraisers for Catholic Charities Jacksonville[...]
Mar 17 @ 8:00 am – Mar 18 @ 2:00 am Culhane's Irish Pub
LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT ALL DAY & NIGHT DOORS OPEN 8 AM Serving Traditional Irish Breakfast ’til noon St. Patrick’s Day Lunch & Dinner Menu 10 a.m.–11 p.m. Kids Free;  ID required at security check Six Nations Rugby Finals[...]
Mar 17 @ 9:00 am – Mar 18 @ 1:00 am Fionn Maccools
From finnmacs.com Fionn MacCool’s hosts the largest St Paddy’s Day celebrations in North Florida with live entertainment all day and night to go along with pipes and drums to keep everyone in the proper spirit.[...]
Mar 17 @ 10:00 am – Mar 18 @ 1:00 am Fionn Maccools
From finnmacs..com Fionn MacCool’s hosts the largest St Paddy’s Day celebrations in North Florida with live entertainment all day and night to go along with pipes and drums to keep everyone in the proper spirit.[...]
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 17 @ 11:00 am – Mar 18 @ 2:00 am King Street District
From Facebook Join us in Historic Riverside for this year’s St Patrick’s Day Block Party on King Street. We are excited to announce that we are expanding the party down the street and in the[...]
Mar 17 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm Hemming Park
What? You missed Spade McQuade last night at Crispy’s? Not to worry. You can listen to “The Original Belfast Redneck” while enjoying lunch from Blazin Azn and Delish Kababs Catering and Food Truck. Or brown[...]
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[...]
Apr 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Museum of Science and History
A Mosaic is a piece of art or image made from the assemblage of small pieces. “Mosaic 2018” will be an interactive and inspiring gathering that will feature a live and in-person interview with WJCT’s[...]
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 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm Main Street between Sixth & Eighth
From Facebook: Something is brewing in Historic Springfield! Hosted by a series of businesses on Main Street, we’ll be bringing you a unique experience for Jacksonville with good tunes, amazing food, hand-crafted beer proudly brewed[...]
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.[...]