Friday, April 25

The Jacksonville Community City Council is hosting JAX2025 Express – Destination: A Vibrant Economy, a one-night only forum event. Join this exciting one night discussion and touch on topics involving the economic affect that a thriving Arts & Entertainment scene has on our city. For more information on this forum, visit JCCI

A Mega Adoption Event will be at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds at 10 a.m.! This is the biggest pet adoption event in the country with more than 1,000 dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens looking for new homes! For more information on this event, visit 

Saturday, April 26

The GRAND OPENING of Jax Surf & Paddle / Blue Water Boutique will be from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.! Enjoy the new beautiful shop along with music, raffles, and a ring toss. There will also be prize giveaways and free classes all day! If you would like to sign up for our scheduled classes call the shop at 904.372.4431.

The “New York Times Magazine Photographs” Exhibition will be at MOCA Jacksonville! “New York Times Magazine” Director of Photography Kathy Ryan provides a behind-the-scenes look at the collaborative, creative processes that have made this Magazine the leading venue for photographic storytelling within contemporary news media. The exhibit will run until August 24. For more information, visit MOCA

Sunday, April 27

Matt Still presents the “2nd Annual Sole Tour” with Nate Holley, Flagship Romance, Charlie Walker, Rachael Warfield, and Odd Rodd. The tour is a fundraiser that will benefit The Shoe Foundation, an organization that helps put shoes onto children who don’t have any. Every ticket to this event buys a pair of SKECHERS for a needy child in the Caribbean. To learn more about this event and The Shoe Foundation, visit Sole Tour