The City of Jacksonville
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 or Google Play
Office of Special Events
Take a spin around the world at the 24th annual World of Nations Celebration. This is your chance to experience the cuisine, artistry, and traditions from over 30 countries from around the globe. The City of Jacksonville and local multicultural friends will bring the world to you with this fascinating cultural destination that showcases the unique diversity of our planet, and puts the wonderful sights, sounds, and tastes of different nations within your reach. So pack your bags and bring your family, friends and neighbors to Metropolitan Park for an exciting adventure around the world!
The Captains Club and the Jacksonville Sail and Power Squadron present the annual Blessing of the Fleet on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at Lone Sailor Statue on the new Southbank Riverwalk. All captains and crews are invited to have their vessel blessed for the upcoming navigational season.
Field trip applications are now being accepted for the 2016 World of Nations Celebration. Field trip days are Thursday, April 21 and Friday, April 22 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. each day. Application deadline is Wednesday, March 23, 2016.
Interested in volunteering for one of our upcoming events? Register online today! Visit www.coj.net and click Online Services for more information.