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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"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.
The 21st Annual World of Nations Celebration is open rain or shine. Culture, entertainment, and food this Saturday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Don’t forget about Art Walk tonight from 5 – 9 p.m. This month’s theme is: Earth without Art is Just "Eh". Visit www.jacksonvilleartwalk.com/ for more info.
World of Nations will be open to the public on Saturday, May 4 from 10 a.m - 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 5 from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Admission is $5. There is a $1 discount for military and adults 55 and older with I.D. Children 3 and under are free.