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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.

 

Sep 24 @ 5:30 pm St. Augustine Amphitheatre
Doesn’t really matter what I write here since the concerts (yes, there are TWO of them) are sold out. That’ll teach you, ticket-buying procrastinators.
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm WJCT Studios
From jaxflavor.com Join us for a taste of all things savory and sweet! This annual fundraising event showcases Jacksonville’s unique dining scene, alongside music, dancing, chances to win drawing prizes and more. Participating restaurants includeCopeland’s[...]
Sep 24 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm EverBank Field
From jaxhumane.org Chaired by Jaguars General Manager David Caldwell and his wife Joelle, the Jacksonville Humane Society’s 18th Annual Toast to the Animals is the agency’s premier food and wine tasting event. The event attracts more than[...]
Sep 24 @ 8:00 pm Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts at FSCJ
From fscjartistseries.org The Capitol Steps began as a group of Senate staffers who set out to satirize the very people and places that employed them. In the years that followed, many of the Steps ignored the[...]
Sep 25 @ 2:00 pm Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts at FSCJ
From fscjartistseries.org The Capitol Steps began as a group of Senate staffers who set out to satirize the very people and places that employed them. In the years that followed, many of the Steps ignored the[...]
Sep 29 @ 8:27 am – 9:27 am Fletcher Park
From saintfrancisanimalhospital.org Sponsored by the St. Francis Animal Hospital and St. Philip Neri Animal Ministry, this fun-filled event for the whole family under the beautiful trees of Fletcher Park. The event will include vendors with items[...]
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 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 – 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 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 2 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Ronald McDonald House Charities
From Ronald Mc Donald House Charities We’re excited to bring the Children’s Way 5k & Family Day back to the House & the entire community. The event will be held during the afternoon, and will[...]
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[...]
Apr 7 @ 6:45 pm – 10:00 pm Northbank and Southbank (from RAM to The Landing)
The Jacksonville Lantern Parade presented by Vystar Credit Union will be a glowing procession of light, color and music that will illuminate the city skyline and the St. Johns River. A combination temporary art installation and[...]
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 @ 9:00 am TIAA Bank Field -East Club Plaza
From event organizers: The American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks raise awareness and funds to save lives from breast cancer. Each event is a noncompetitive 3 to 5 mile walk that brings people[...]
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.[...]