The City of Jacksonville
Office of Special Events
Welcome to JaxHappenings.com, brought to you by the City of Jacksonville Office of Special Events. While the office produces events such as the Jacksonville Jazz Festival, the World of Nations Celebration, the Jacksonville Sea and Sky Spectacular, we invite you to learn more about the events and activities throughout the city. Consider this web site your resource for ‘what’s happening in Jax’. You can also view events on the go – download the mobile app JaxHapps from the App Store
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Mayor Alvin Brown announced today that the NBA’s Orlando Magic and New Orleans Pelicans will kick off their 2013-14 season with a preseason game on Oct. 9.
Mayor Alvin Brown announced the creation of the Summer Basketball League for youth ages 10 to 18 years old.
Youth can sign up now for Mayor Brown's Summer Basektball League. League play begins July 8. Championships games will be held at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena on Aug. 8.
We are now accepting applications for food vendors for the 4th of July Celebration. The deadline to submit an application is June 19 at 5 p.m.
"When the Jazz winds down on the festival stages, it heats up in Downtown’s entertainment district." We are extremely excited about Jazz After Dark! Click here for more information.
Street closures will take place from Wednesday, May 22 – Sunday, May 26. Please see the list below for specific locations and times.