March is a beautiful time in Florida, of course it’s always beautiful here, but this month there are some many ways to see the beauty of the state. Get out and enjoy these many events in Floriday this March.

World of Nations Celebration
When: March 3rd and 4th, 2018
Where: Metropolitan Park
1410 Gator Bowl Blvd

Jacksonville, Fl
As you travel through the World of Nations Celebration, experience the cuisine, artistry and customs from lands near and far. Grab your event passport and join us for an adventure at the 26th annual World of Nations Celebration!

Have you ever wanted to visit a foreign country? We have your passport ready! 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!

7th Annual Northeast Florida Veg Fest
When: March 3rd, 2018
Where: Riverside Park
753 Park Street
Jacksonville, Fl

Join us for a great day of fun, food, and positive action on Saturday, March 3, 2018 in from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.!
Jacksonville, Florida will welcome the 7th Annual Northeast Florida Veg Fest Saturday, March 3, 2018 at the beautiful Riverside Park located next to Historic Five Points.
Presented by The Girls Gone Green, the Northeast Florida Veg Fest will be an amazing day celebrating all the wonderful things this world, better yet, our community has to offer! The best of the best local, sustainable, eco-friendly, compassionate, organic, healthy and humane organizations and businesses will come together to elevate the consciousness in Jacksonville.
The day-long event will feature live music, cooking demonstrations, beer garden, kids’ zone, pie-eating contest, exceptional freebies, raffles, scavenger hunt and much more!
We invite everyone interested in becoming leaner, greener, or cleaner to join us for a day of family fun and positive action.

Jacksonville Orchid Society Show and Sale
When: March 17th, 2018
Where: Garden Club of Jacksonville
1005 Riverside Avenue
Jacksonville, FL

The Language of Orchids

Please join us for the Jacksonville Orchid Society Show and Sale. See thousands of beautiful, exotic orchids on display and see if you can “hear” The Language of Orchids. Doors open at 10:00 am each day and close at 6pm on Saturday and 4pm on Sunday. You will find us at The Garden Club of Jacksonville, 1005 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, FL.

Gastro Fest
When: March 24th, 2018
Where: Friendship Fountian
1015 Museum Circle
Jacksonville, FL

This year GastroFest will be cash-based, so bring cash!
Each vendor is required to have sample sizes available for $1- $3 each.
Vendors are encouraged to have options for carnivores & vegans.

This all-day celebration of the culinary world of Northeast Florida includes educational talks, tasting events, a marketplace and more.

To keep the fest Green, this year we are not allowing any plastic water bottles! If you are a vendor we can get you in touch with a water box vendor.

GastroFest is presented by GastroJax Inc., a non-profit organization created to foster and preserve local cuisine by educating the public about local food and beverage sources, local restaurants, and North Florida dishes.