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    Jon Pardi at The Players Military Appreciation Day




    The Players Championship is on the way to the Sawgrass. We are kicking off the week with Military Appreciation Day on Tuesday, March 12th with the Military Appreciation Ceremony to honor the men and women of our armed forces beginning at 5:00 p.m. on the 17 Island Green. The 2019 concert will feature a special performance by country music artist, Jon Pardi. 

    THE PLAYERS is once again proud to continue its policy of providing free or affordable access to the tournament for men and women of the U.S. Armed Services.

    THE PLAYERS provides all career military (active duty, Reserve, military retirees and dependents) with complimentary admission to the tournament all week.

    All military must bring printed vouchers and photo IDs to the Military Tickets trailers located at any of the tournament gates. At the trailers, vouchers will be exchanged for complimentary tournament tickets for career military and dependents. THE PLAYERS also provides veterans the opportunity to purchase up to two (2) discounted tournament tickets at the trailers. Military can enter the tournament through the following gates: Davis Love III, Nicklaus, and Couples. 

     

    Parking is free for everyone Tuesday-Wednesday...   [Read More]




    First Wedensday Art Walk: Mardi Gras Meets Downtown Jax




    This Wedensday, bring your noise makers and meet at the intersection of Independent St. and Laura St. at 5:45 p.m. for a Mardi Gras-inspired procession to the Main Stage in Hemming Park, led by Spice and the Po Boys.

    Headquarters In Hemming Park - Stop by the Main Stage and enjoy live music by Spice and the Po Boys from 6-8 p.m.

    Browse artwork by ABDUL, Artzy Fartzy Petz, The Bead Bowl, Kram Kan Photo, Moonchild Studio, Jumping Jackalopes,Tovah2Creations, Sand Art by Ala, Pranasolcreations, The Turtle Guy and Viktor Lazarev. And don’t miss these vendors and non-profit organizations: AT&T, Neglected Vision, First Coast Rotary, JAX Pack and No More Homeless Pets.

    Kid Zone on Laura Street - Bring the kids to enjoy a magic show by Cross Roads Magic, activities by My Gym, jump-roping by Jump 4 Jax and face-painting by JMarie Art and Life.

    Vagabond Flea @ Hogan St. - Check out this creatively curated market that features local artists, quality makers, upcyclers, vintage and antique sellers, and more on Hogan Street, south of Hemming Park.

     

    ART & CULTURE HIGHLIGHTS 

    Jacksonville Main Library - Enjoy a performance by MJbaker Music. Be sure to view the...   [Read More]




    42nd Annual Gate River Run




    This weekend, Jacksonville will hold its largest 15K race in the United States. The GATE River Run serves as the USA 15K Championship with America’s top Olympic athletes competing for $85,000 in prize money. Last year over 20,000 runners and walkers participated in one of our featured events including the 15K, The Florida Times-Union 5K for Charity, the Junior River Run, and the Brooks Rehabilitation Challenge Mile. 

    This Thursday and Friday, Jacksonville Area (Duval, Clay, St. John’s and Nassau counties) participants must pick up their packets at the Runner’s Expo located at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds. Runners will also have a chance to purchase any last minute accessories for the upcoming race.

    For participants traveling from out of town, there will be packet pickup at the expo on race morning, March 9th from 7:00 AM until 8:00 AM. You can choose to pick up your packet on race morning when registering and pay the $5 fee for day of race pick up. This option is available to out-of-town runners only! Out-of-town runners are defined as runners from outside Duval, Clay, St. Johns and Nassau Counties.

    Runner's Expo

    510 Fairgrounds Place, Jacksonville, FL 32202

     

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    The Players DONNA 5K




    With TPC coming up this month, The Players Donna 5K will be happening this weekend. Presented by Nimnicht Family of Dealerships, The Players Donna 5K is an event to raise funds to finish breast cancer! 

    On Saturday, March 2, 2019, runners and walkers of all levels to experience a last chance, behind-the-scenes 5K route through the beautiful PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass. With a new 2019 course, participants will begin from the new Sawgrass Square near the beautiful TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse, and continue along the cart paths through all back nine holes, passing the world famous island green at 17 as the final preparations for THE PLAYERS Championship are being made.

    Registration is open and all runners will receive a pre and post race Top Golf Tee Party with music, food and beverage. All finishers will receive a commemorative medal and one Free stadium pass to the Players Championship Wedensday, March 13. Race is limited to 1750 participants, this race will sell out!!!

    ...   [Read More]




    Alabama Coming To The St. Augustine Ampitheater




    The St. Augustine Amphitheatre is ready and the first concert of 2019 to held this weekend is Alabama.  

    Alabama changed everything for country music. Since 1980, Alabama has delivered hit after hit, starting with their first Top 20 hit “My Home’s In Alabama.” Since then, Alabama brought country music to the mainstream and from side stage to the main stage by introducing rock style guitars, lights, pyrotechnics and sounds to the country audience.

    It’s the kind of story you read about in books and watch on the big screen at the movies. For the band Alabama, it’s not just a story; it’s their life. It is a classic American tale of rags to riches. From humble beginnings picking cotton in the fields to international stars that went on to sell 73 million albums while changing the face and sound of country music.

    It's been over 40 years since Randy, Jeff and Teddy, left the cotton farms of Fort Payne, Alabama, to spend the summer playing in a Myrtle Beach, South Carolina bar called The Bowery. Having grown up working in the fields, the cousins were no strangers to hard work. They didn’t flinch when it took six long years of working for tips and living hand to mouth playing in the bar.

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  • Articles - Sports

    DONNA Marathon Weekend Moves To The Beaches




    This weekend, Feb. 8 – 11, join Donna Deegan and thousands of runners, walkers and spectators as they experience a reimagined DONNA Marathon Weekend with its start and finish in the heart of Neptune Beach and Atlantic Beach, Florida. With Beaches Town Center now the epicenter of weekend events, locals and visitors have choices to shop, dine, relax and now race! Listed as Women’s Running Magazine’s “favorite charity race,” 26.2 with DONNA The National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer is the only marathon in the country dedicated to breast cancer research and care.

    “We believe the Beaches Town Center, with its eclectic mix of shops, restaurants and entertainment, will provide runners with a unique beach destination experience,” said event founder Donna Deegan. “This is what runners are telling us they want. A beautiful running venue and one that also offers a welcoming fan experience and exciting post-race celebration.”

    Now in its 12th year, DONNA Marathon Weekend events include a 5K, marathon, half marathon and race expo, all taking place on the island. Participants will continue to enjoy Jacksonville’s beautiful beach communities of Atlantic Beach, Neptune Beach, Jacksonville Beach ...   [Read More]




    SUPER BOWL LIII: NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS VS. LOS ANGELES RAMS




    On Sunday, February 3, the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams will meet in Super Bowl LIII (6:30 PM ET, CBS) at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

    Super Bowl LIII will feature the No. 2 seed in each conference – the AFC Champion Patriots against the NFC champion Rams – and is the first Super Bowl matchup of No. 2 seeds since the NFL began seeding teams in 1975. It also marks a rematch of Super Bowl XXXVI, when New England defeated the St. Louis Rams 20-17 on February 3, 2002.

    Here’s what’s at stake in Super Bowl LIII:

    With a New England victory…​

    The Patriots will have captured their sixth Super Bowl championship, tied with the PITTSBURGH STEELERS (six) for most in NFL history. New England will have won its 37th postseason game, surpassing PITTSBURGH (36) for the most all-time. Head coach Bill Belichick joins GEORGE HALAS and CURLY LAMBEAU as the only coaches ever to win six NFL championships. Quarterback Tom Brady has now won six Super Bowls, surpassing Pro Football Hall of Famer Charles Haley (five) for the most of any player.

    With a Los Angeles win…​

    The Rams will celebrate the second Super Bowl victory in the...   [Read More]




    Pro Bowl Week In Orlando January 23-27




    ALL WEEK. ALL IN. ORLANDO, FLORIDA

    The 2019 Pro Bowl presented by Verizon will take place at Camping World Stadium in Orlando on Sunday, January 27th at 3pm. NEW this year, not only will your ticket get you into the game that culminates an amazing Pro Bowl Week, it will also give you access to Player Red Carpet Viewing, Special Kid Zone Activities, and Postgame Fireworks. ALL ACCESS. ALL IN.

    If you want ALL IN on the Pro Bowl happening January 27th in Orlando, get your tickets today starting at just $45! New this year, not only will your ticket get you into the game that culminates an amazing Pro Bowl Week, it will also give you special access to: • Dedicated AFC & NFC Seating Sections • Player Red Carpet Viewing • Special Kid Zone Activities • Postgame Fireworks • And more! Get tickets to game by visiting:bit.ly/2019NFLProBowl

    The 2019 Pro Bowl presented by Verizon is more than just an All-Star game, it's an action-packed week bringing you closer to the players and the game you love. From seeing your favorite NFL stars, to testing your mettle on the field, the 2019 Pro Bowl Week won't just bring you closer to the game, it will immerse you in it. Don't miss the chance for ...   [Read More]




    NFL’S FINAL EIGHT TAKE CENTER STAGE IN DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS




     

    On Saturday, January 12, the Kansas City Chiefs (12-4), who won the AFC West and secured the No. 1 seed in the AFC, will host the Indianapolis Colts (11-6) at Arrowhead Stadium to kick off the Divisional Playoffs (NBC, 4:35 PM ET). That night in primetime (FOX, 8:15 PM ET), the Los Angeles Rams (13-3), who won the NFC West and own the No. 2 seed in the NFC, will host the Dallas Cowboys (11-6) at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. 

    On Sunday, January 13, the New England Patriots (11-5), the AFC East champions and the AFC’s No. 2 seed, will welcome the Los Angeles Chargers (13-4) to Gillette Stadium (CBS, 1:05 PM ET). The NFC South-champion New Orleans Saints (13-3), who own the NFC’s No. 1 seed, will host the defending Super Bowl-champion Philadelphia Eagles (10-7) at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome (FOX, 4:40 PM ET) to conclude Divisional weekend. 

    Three of the remaining eight clubs – Cowboys, Colts and Chargers – are new teams in this year’s playoff field. There were a total of seven new playoff teams in 2018 and since 1990 – a streak of 29 consecutive seasons – at least four teams have qualified for the playoffs in every season that were not in the postseason the year before. 

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    NFL POSTSEASON BEGINS




    After an exciting finish to the regular season, the NFL’s second season has arrived.

    The NFL postseason begins with four games on Wild Card Weekend.

    Saturday, January 5

    AFC Indianapolis at Houston 4:35 PM ET ESPN/ABC

    NFC Seattle at Dallas 8:15 PM ET FOX

    Sunday, January 6

    AFC Los Angeles Chargers at Baltimore 1:05 PM ET CBS

    NFC Philadelphia at Chicago 4:40 PM ET NBC

    Week 17 came right down to the wire. Sunday’s excitement was due in part to having 16 divisional games played on the season’s final day, a tradition instituted in 2010. Three playoff spots and three divisions titles – the AFC West, AFC North and AFC South – were decided on the final day of the season.

    The final 12 teams are set:

    AFC NFC 1. Kansas City (12-4), AFC West champion 1. New Orleans (13-3), NFC South champion 2. New England (11-5), AFC East champion 2. Los Angeles Rams (13-3), NFC West champion 3. Houston (11-5), AFC South champion 3. Chicago (12-4), NFC North champion 4. Baltimore (10-6), AFC North champion 4. Dallas (10-6), NFC East champion 5. Los Angeles Chargers (12-4) 5. Seattle (10-6) 6. Indianapolis (10-6) 6. Philadelphia (9-7)

    The NFL playoffs, whi...   [Read More]



  • Articles - Food

    January Downtown Wine Down




    Join us at Jacksonville’s new rooftop bar for the Downtown Wine Down, a monthly happy hour and cocktail mixer held at Cowford Chophouse. July's Downtown Wine Down will be a ticketed event to ensure there are no long lines and that we can contain capacity.  Live entertainment will include a performance by Aaron Thomas & Soulo Lyon of The Band Be Easy. Additionally, guest can enjoy food and drink specials, a giveaway for a $100 Cowford Chophouse Gift Card, and a complimentary glass of sangria! 

    Entertainment Lineup: The Band Be Easy: 6:00pm-9:30pm The roof will be open to ticket holders at 3:30pm and be closed the remainder of the night for ticket holders only until 9:30pm. Tickets are $15

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    December Downtown Wine Down




    Join us at Jacksonville’s rooftop bar for the Downtown Wine Down, a monthly happy hour and cocktail mixer held at Cowford Chophouse. Live entertainment will include a performance by The Chris Thomas Band! Additionally, guest can enjoy food and drink specials, a giveaway for a $100 Cowford Chophouse Gift Card, and a complimentary holiday inspired cocktail!

    Entertainment Lineup: The Chris Thomas Band: 6:00pm-9:30pm

    The roof will be open to ticket holders at 3:30pm and be closed to anyone without tickets the remainder of the night until 9:30pm.

    ...   [Read More]




    Grape & Grain Transforms Into A Christmas Pop Up Bar




    It’s December and it’s the month of the Christmas. In San Marco, a bar has done something special for the holiday season. Grape and Grain Exchange transformed their space into a Christmas themed pop up bar. 

    Grape and Grain Exchange is one of the 82 Miracle Pop up bars all around the world. The first Miracle Pop Up bar began in New York City in 2014. Other bars as far as London and Hong Kong have participated and decorated them like the North Pole, serving special Christmas Cocktails, life the Christmas Carol Barrel and Christmaspolitan.

    This is the first time the Miracle Pop Up Bar made it to Jacksonville. The bar is decorated with ornaments, lights, a Christmas tree and gift wrap all over the walls. This is something that you will not find in Jacksonville! You can purchase a signature Miracle mug, and at the end of the season, Miracle and Sippin’ Santa will be giving 10% of the proceeds on their special mug sales to Action Against Hunger.

    Miracle on the Square is in Jacksonville until December 31st.

    ...   [Read More]




    November Downtown Wine Down




    Join us at Jacksonville’s rooftop bar for the Downtown Wine Down, a monthly happy hour and cocktail mixer held at Cowford Chophouse.

    Live entertainment will include a performance by Aaron Thomas & Soulo Lyon of The Band Be Easy. Additionally, guest can enjoy food and drink specials, a giveaway for a $100 Cowford Chophouse Gift Card, and a complimentary glass of sangria!

    Entertainment Lineup:

    The Band Be Easy: 6:00pm-9:30pm

     

    For this month we have partnered with Feeding Northeast Florida and are hosting a canned food drive for Thanksgiving. Needs are canned corn, canned green beans, peanut butter, and canned meats. More information is available here; https://www.feedingnefl.org. 

    The roof will be open to ticket holders at 3:30pm and be closed to anyone without tickets the remainder of the night.

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    October Downtown Wine Down




    Join us at Jacksonville’s rooftop bar for the Downtown Wine Down, a monthly happy hour and cocktail mixer held at Cowford Chophouse. This month, a portion of ticket proceeds will be donated to local nonprofit, The Justice Coalition. To learn more about the Justice Coalition, check out their website http://www.justicecoalition.org. 

    Live entertainment will include a performance by Aaron Thomas & Soulo Lyon of The Band Be Easy. Additionally, guest can enjoy food and drink specials, a giveaway for a $100 Cowford Chophouse Gift Card, and a complimentary glass of sangria!

    Entertainment Lineup:

    The Band Be Easy: 6:00pm-9:30pm

    The roof will be open to ticket holders at 3:30pm and be closed to anyone without tickets the remainder of the night.

     

    Ticket prices: $15 per person

    ...   [Read More]



  • Articles - Entertainment

    6th Annual – 2019 Riverside Craft Beer Festival




     

    6th Annual – 2019 Riverside Craft Beer Festival

    Don’t miss your chance to sample over 100 craft beers at this years Riverside Craft Beer Festhappening February 23rd at the Riverside Arts Market! Tickets are now on sale! For more info, visit: riversidecraftbeerfestival.com

    WHEN: Saturday, February 23, 2019 3-7 p.m. (VIP opens at 3 p.m. & General Admission at 4 p.m.)

     

    WHERE: Riverside Arts Market – 715 Riverside Avenue – Underneath Fuller Warren Bridge.

     

    CRAFT BEERS: More than 100 craft beers from local, regional, and national breweries. A ticket to the event allows you to sample any brews you choose for one price.

     

    LIVE MUSIC: Songs From The Road Band – playing from 3-7 p.m.

     

    FOOD: Jacksonville’s best food trucks providing delectable delights for a seperate purchase.

     

    CHARITY: All proceeds will benefit: Community PedsCare® a nationally recognized program of Community Hospice & Palliative Care which provides comfort, care, and support for children with life-threatening conditions, as well as the charitable causes of the Riverside Rotary Foundat...   [Read More]




    The Venardos Circus Is At The St. Augustine Amphitheatre Through January 27




    The Venardos Circus is returning to the Saint Augustine Amphitheatre! Join them Dec 19th - Jan 27th, and experience the magic of the circus in their custom red-and-white circus tent at the Saint Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340C A1A S, St Augustine, FL 32080. This is the FB Event for the DEC 2018 dates. See their FB Event listings for their Jan 2019 dates here: https://bit.ly/2y0TcZR This unique, family-oriented traveling circus troupe has been touring the country for four years and was recently featured on CBS Sunday Morning! 

    🎩Created by former Ringling Bros. Ringmaster Kevin Venardos, the show features a cast of aerialists, acrobats, comedians, juggling, balancing, daredevilry and performers hailing from around the world. The Broadway-style singing and dancing add another level of intrigue to the performance. An interactive pre-show party takes place one hour before show time with opportunities to meet the cast, snap selfies and play games so be sure to come and get your seats early! 

    The main event lasts approximately 90 minutes, with a brief intermission. Attendees are encouraged to stay after the show to mingle with the performers and take group photos. There are no animals in the show, just lots o...   [Read More]




    New Years Eve Celebrations




     

     

    River & Post's NYE Party: A Marlin & Barrel Masquerade

    WHEN December 31, 2018 | 9:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. Last call will be at 1:45 a.m.

    WHAT The most amazing New Year's Eve party for you and your's to ring in 2019 with music, food, drinks, champagne and fireworks!

    WHERE River & Post's 9th Floor Rooftop Lounge

    TICKET INFORMATION $100 General Admission Ticket All seating is general admission. No reserved tables are available.

    WHAT'S INCLUDED - Champagne midnight toast - Light appetizers from 9:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. made by our award-winning restaurant - Mini swag bag - DJ Vic Micolucci playing all the music to get you moving! - The best view in town to see Jacksonville's NYE fireworks display

    ATTIRE Festive cocktail attire is encouraged as well as a mask (it is a masquerade, after all!)

    You must be 21 years old or older to attend this event. Valid ID is required for admittance.

    https://www.facebook.com/events/845859289119230/?ti=icl

     

     

    River City Brewing Company: #SouthbankNYE

    River City Brewing Company is kicking it up this year with our Sout...   [Read More]




    St. Augustine Holiday Spectacular Show December 8th And 9th




    Join us at Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College for a holiday showcase unlike anything St. Augustine has ever seen before!

    December 8th at 7pm December 9th at 2pm

    For more information and tickets please visitStAugustineWinterSpectacular.com

    The St. Augustine Winter Spectacular is a family-friendly, entertaining holiday production written and directed by Stephanie Burkhardt, who is executive artistic director of The Dance Company. The holiday spectacular is the story of a girl who is coming home for the holidays, traveling from New York to St. Augustine. En route she experiences obstacles and meets a variety of people. It’s a story, says Stephanie, about the holidays, but not all about the holidays.

    Filled with a variety of dance styles, characters, and holiday scenes to kick off the season, the show offers an exciting and unique experience for St. Johns County residents and visitors. You can expect high-kick dancers, ballerinas, acrobats, actors, and more amidst dazzling costuming and props. The Dance Company’s elite Performance Ensemble comprises the majority of cast members as well as other dancers and performers who auditioned for roles.

    The Dance Company’s mission is to provide dancer...   [Read More]




    Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies




    Its November and the holidays are on their way. What's also on the way is the tree lighting ceremonies around Jacksonville. Here are a list of the ceremonies coming up this November.

    St. Johns Holiday Spectacular 

    Celebrate the joy and magic of the holiday season at the 13th annual St. Johns Town Center Holiday Spectacular on Saturday, November 10. Holiday shoppers, families and visitors are invited to attend the action-packed day of free, family fun and musical performances!

    The annual holiday celebration, sponsored by Toyota, OneBlood, AVL Productions, and 97.9 KISS FM kicks off at 2 p.m. This year visitors will enjoy festivities including oversized games, an interactive hot chocolate station, jugglers, caricature artists, letters to Santa, ornament decorating, a festive photo booth and a silent DJ experience. That’s not all! The holiday fun will continue with great giveaways, costume characters, holiday entertainment and more.

     

    Main stage entertainment begins at 2 p.m. with dynamic holiday performances and a show-stopping finale by headliner, Jesse McCartney. The Main Stage is located in the Town Green in front of Maggiano’s Little Italy on Midtown Parkway.  For Holiday Spect...   [Read More]



  • Articles - Community

    Jacksonville Lantern Parade




    Mark your calendars for Jacksonville Magazine's second annual Jacksonville Lantern Parade presented by VyStar Credit Union, an illuminated celebration of creativity, art, children and the St. Johns River. The event will take place the evening of February 16, 2019. The planned parade route will stretch along the Northbank Riverwalk, extending from the Fuller-Warren Bridge to the Jacksonville Landing. Food and fun begins at 6 PM with the actual parade beginning at 7 PM. Fireworks will take place at the Jacksonville Landing at 9 PM.

    The glowing display of color will literally shine a light on the heart of Jacksonville and everyone is invited! Participation is free to the public. All we ask is that each participant carry something that GLOWS, TWINKLES, or SHINES. Bring either a homemade creation or a store bought item, we don't mind so long as you participate in the grand illumination. In addition, The Lantern Parade will serve as a fundraiser, a benefit with the goal of raising money to purchase needed art supplies for area schools.

    Prior to the official start, participants are invited to come to the starting line and join in the fun with live music, kids games, food trucks and more. There also will be a kids band playing adjacent...   [Read More]




    First Wedensday Art Walk: Black Excellence - Past, Present, & Future




    HEADQUARTERS IN HEMMING PARK: Join us at the Main Stage to enjoy poetry by the award-winning Ebony Payne, a performance by the Shake Culture Crew, strolls by local Jacksonville University Greek Life students, and more.

    Browse artwork by ABDUL, Artzy Fartzy Petz, The Bead Bowl, Kram Kan Photo, Peskey Design Company, Boho Babie, Fawn Owens, Tovah Creations, Artistic Ace, Mbellish by CharMega, and Viktor Lazarev. And don’t miss these vendors and non-profit organizations: AT&T, TedxFSCJ, Jacksonville Magazine, MLK Foundation, Durkeeville Historical Society and Jacksonville University Black Student Union. Plus, stop by the Friends of Hemming Park tent for refreshments and concessions, swag and to learn more about upcoming events in Jacksonville's most historic public space.

    KID'S ZONE IN HEMMING PARK: Bring the kids to enjoy a magic show by Crossroad Magic, activities by My Gym and more.

    VAGABOND FLEA @ HOGAN STREET: Check out this creatively curated market that features local artists, quality makers, upcyclers, vintage and antique sellers, and more on Hogan Street, one block down from Hemming Park.

    ART & CULTURE HIGHLIGHTS

    Jacksonville Main Library - Witness the opening of "On the Fringe: Blurred Lin...   [Read More]




    Premier Bride Expo - St Augustine




    Brides and grooms of St. Augustine, listen up! You're about to be introduced to everything you need to know about vendors and venues in our area. The Premier Bride Expo features the top wedding professionals from Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Orange Park, Amelia Island, and the other surrounding areas. Join us at the World Golf Village Renaissance in St. Augustine on Sunday February 17th from 1pm to 4pm. 

     

    Premier Bride Expo features the top wedding professionals from Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Orange Park, Amelia Island and the other local surrounding areas. It will feature over 140+ unique wedding vendors and will represent over 20 different wedding categories; Reception venues, Photographers, Cake Bakers, Florists, Decor companies, Wedding Planners, DJ's, Bands, Musicians, Bridal Attire and Accessories, Grooms, Fashion Rentals, Hair and makeup, Transportation, Wedding Invitations, Videographers, Catering, Officiates, Accommodations, Dance Instruction, Photobooths, Rehearsal Dinners, Housing and Finance and so much more. Over 800 couples it is the wedding event of the season in Jacksonville!!! If you are planning a wedding, plan at the Premier Bridal Expo. 

    There are four Premier Bride Expos ea...   [Read More]




    First Wedsenday Art Walk of 2019




    Happy New Year!!!! Be sure to come out to our First Wedensday Art Walk of 2019. 

    Headquarters @ Hemming Park - Enjoy a fashion show by IONE Fashions at 6:30 p.m.

    Browse artwork by ABDUL, Artzy Fartzy Petz, Nani Mana Bracelets, Peskey Design Company, The Bead Bowl, Viktor Lazarev Arts, Matt Corey Paints and BaliLiving86. And don’t miss these vendors and non-profit organizations: Changing Homelessness, Humble Wood Fire Food Truck, Hot Dog Party, Pet Wants, JAX Pack and WellCare Health Plans. Plus, stop by the Friends of Hemming Park tent for refreshments and concessions, swag and to learn more about upcoming events in Jacksonville's most historic public space.

    Kid Zone - Bring the kids to enjoy a magic show by Cross Roads Magic, activities by My Gym and bounce houses from Backyard Carnival.

    Vagabond Flea @ Hogan St. - Check out this creatively curated market that features local artists, quality makers, upcyclers, vintage + antique sellers, and more on Hogan St.

    ART & CULTURE HIGHLIGHTS

    Jacksonville Main Library - Ready to start your resolutions off right? Join local textile artists, check out some of their works and learn a new skill. Plus enjoy live...   [Read More]




    New Year's Eve Celebrations Around Jacksonville




    As 2018 comes to a close and we all get ready to ring in the new year together. Many of us want to get together for one last horrah. These are the places to go for the best parties in Jacksonville for New Year’s Eve. 

    River & Post's NYE Party: A Marlin & Barrel Masquerade

    WHEN: December 31, 2018 | 9:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. Last call will be at 1:45 a.m.

    WHAT: The most amazing New Year's Eve party for you and your's to ring in 2019 with music, food, drinks, champagne and fireworks!

    WHERE: River & Post's 9th Floor Rooftop Lounge

    TICKET INFORMATION

    $100 General Admission Ticket All seating is general admission. No reserved tables are available.

    WHAT'S INCLUDED

    - Champagne midnight toast

    - Light appetizers from 9:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. made by our award-winning restaurant

    - Mini swag bag

    - DJ Vic Micolucci playing all the music to get you moving!

    - The best view in town to see Jacksonville's NYE fireworks display

    ATTIRE Festive cocktail attire is encouraged as well as a mask (it is a masquerade, after all!) You must be 21 years old or older to attend this event. Valid ID is...   [Read More]



  • Articles - Local News

    New Indoor Skydiving Facility May Be Opening In Jacksonville




    iFLY, a company who operates indoor skydiving facilities, is looking at the possibility of opening one of them in our area near the Town Center off I-295.

    iFLY is the experiential entertainment company that created modern indoor skydiving. They make the dream of flight a reality by giving their customers “wings” in a safe and reliable environment.

    iFLY started in 1998 as SkyVenture, LLC. Once they had developed the technology to create a stable, wall-to-wall cushion of air in a flight chamber, they knew they could offer an incredibly realistic and safe indoor skydiving experience. They opened their first indoor skydiving facility in 1999. Between 1999 and 2005, they opened three more facilities. In 2005, they rebranded themselves iFLY, maintaining SkyVenture as their design and manufacturing company.

    They welcome flyers from 3 to 103. If you have reasonable health and fitness you can fly. iFly will do everything they can to help you fly because their goal is to deliver the dream of flight to everyone

    Today, iFLY has 37 locations around the world in the US, Canada, Europe and Asia, and the list continues to grow.

     

     

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    Gameday Tailgate Experience Survey




    Fill out the quick survey below for your chance to win 2 FREE VIP TICKETS to an upcoming Gameday Tailgate Experience party this upcoming Jags season! This one-of-a-kind event includes a 4 hour tailgate celebration featuring an open bar, all-you-can-eat food, former athletes/celebrity hosts, a VIP lounge area, live entertainment, exclusive interactive games, & more!

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    Jacksonville Armada Kick Off Party




    Kick off the start of Jacksonville's new professional soccer team! Come join us for an evening of fun and celebration. The party will be held at the Jacksonville Landing, Thursday February 20, from 5:00-8:00pm. 

    - Great selection of food and beverage - Soccer style games and experience - Merchandise Tents - Live Music - Q&A session with Club Executives - Special Fan Entertainment And more!

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    Alligator Tries To Enter Walmart In Florida Monday Night




    Apopka, Fl - A 6 ft alligator hung out at the entrance of a Florida Wal-Mart Superstore Monday Night. The gator (pictured below) wasn't afraid of shoppers and hung out in front of the moving doors for about a hour. The doors even opened multiple times for the creature but the gator remained outside. 

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    Police were dispatched to the scene and barricaded the area. Shortly after, the gator quietly crawled off into the brush nearby. Shoppers claim they have seen the 6ft gator in the retention pond next to the store before. 

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    904 Happy Hour Website Gets Revamp




    Jacksonvilles favorite entertainment website got a facelift on Thursday, October 17th. Over the past month, lead designer Shawn Jasmin worked late nights to complete the technical & time consuming project. Shawn has a extensive background in webdesign but this website tested his skills. 

      

    The new website still features all of your old favorites like the where to go section where you can browse bars and venues to see their specials. The website will be undergoing updates through the coming weeks to all venues to display the most accurate specials. The new website will focus more on localized articles, info and events to keep everyone in the North Florida region up to date. 

    The original website, founded in 2011 was created by founder Charles Wagoner. After much deliberation and technical consultation, Charles decided it was time to give 904 Happy Hour the "revamp" that would change everything. "The new website integrates everything we could think of that a user would want to know about a specific area or region. The new website also gives restaurants, concert halls and really any business looking to increase their market share and capital the availability to update their own profiles and share...   [Read More]



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