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Moonlight Movies Are Back at Jax Beach

Moonlight Movies Are Back at Jax Beach

The City of Jacksonville Beach and PRI Productions are happy to kick off the 10th season of Moonlight MovieS. This season marks a decade of movie magic at the Sea Walk Pavilion. The 2011 series runs three consecutive Friday nights this summer: May 20, May 27, and June 3.   Mark your calendar now, and plan to spend these starlit, summer evenings at the Sea Walk Pavilion.

Jacksonville Special Events July 2011

Freedom, Fanfare & Fireworks

July 4

Independence Day celebration, festivities include a majestic fireworks show over the St. Johns River in Downtown Jacksonville and other special engagements. 

 

Jacksonville Special Events June 2011

Moonlight Movies

June 3 and 10

A classic movie is shown outdoors under the stars in Jacksonville Beach.  Visitors bring picnic blankets and baskets, lawn chairs and pets to really make an evening out of it.  Vendors set up to sell food and beverages, as well as there is a kids’ entertainment zone for families.  Event is free.  Screenings begin at 9 p.m.

 

Jacksonville Special Events May 2011

Movies in the Park

May 6

Downtown Jacksonville’s series is returning to historic Treaty Oak Park Fridays in the spring. Hosted by Downtown Vision, Inc. and JaxParks, the series features four family-friendly movies shown under the stars, each beginning at dusk (around 8 p.m.) on the land that once served as the setting for numerous silent films. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs and picnic dinners ordered “to-go” from one of the many Downtown restaurants. Music and kids lawn games will keep moviegoers busy before each show. Vendors will also sell concessions onsite. Movie: The Wizard of Oz.

 

Jacksonville Special Events April 2011

Movies in the Park

April 8, 15 and 29

Downtown Jacksonville’s series is returning to historic Treaty Oak Park Fridays in the spring. Hosted by Downtown Vision, Inc. and JaxParks, the series features four family-friendly movies shown under the stars, each beginning at dusk (around 8 p.m.) on the land that once served as the setting for numerous silent films. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs and picnic dinners ordered “to-go” from one of the many Downtown restaurants.  April 8 – Cars, April 15 – The Neverending Story, April 29 – Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.

Families Come Out for Annual Great Atlantic Music and Seafood Festival

Families Come Out for Annual Great Atlantic Music and Seafood Festival

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. -- People headed out to Jacksonville Beach Saturday for the 22nd Annual Great Atlantic Music and Seafood Festival.

The stage was set up at the Seawalk Pavilion.

Families brought their blankets, munched on food and enjoyed the music.

Several bands played, including Rocco Blu, Chroma and Simplified.

The Great Atlantic Music and Seafood Festival is free.

It ends at 10 p.m.

Organizers say after the festival ends, the music will continue at local bars and restaurants.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Roaring 20’s: Transportation Beaches Style

The Roaring 20’s: Transportation Beaches Style

Beginning on March 1, 2011 and running through April 2, 2011, Ellen Jones will exhibit at the Beaches Museum & History Center called The Roaring 20’s: Transportation Beaches Style.