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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The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office and One Spark announced the following road closures for the festival, which takes place April 7-12.
The teams that will be playing in Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena have been announced.
Spread the word! We are now accepting applications for the 2015 Youth Jazz Talent Competition. Auditions will take place on Saturday, April 11 from 3 - 6 p.m. at Keyboard Connection Pianos and Organs. Walk-up audtions are welcomed, but registration is preferred. Visit jaxjazzfest.com for more info.
The Jacksonville Jazz Festival presented by AARP is a FREE festival, but you can opt for VIP treatment by purchasing a VIP package or Preferred Seating day pass. Check out what these packages include here: VIP
Here’s the most up to date list of the countries that will be participating in the 2015 World of Nations Celebration: