Summer is coming to an end, the kids are going back to school soon, but there’s still plenty of family friendly fun to be had in and around Jacksonville this September. Whether you want to do a little camping with the family or take in a brewery tour with friends, there’s something for everyone to enjoy this month in Jacksonville.

Events in Jacksonville this August and September

Science of Parenthood
When: August 19, 2017
Where: MOSH
1025 Museum Circle
Jacksonville, FL

Described as “The Big Bang Theory of parenting blogs,” Science of Parenthood’s contagious humor has been featured on The Dr. Oz Show, Inc., HuffPost Parents, Upworthy,,, and Bored Panda. Now Dworkin-McDaniel brings it all to hilarious life in Science of Parenthood Live!, an adult evening of irreverent comedy and parental commiseration, at MOSH, August 19 at 7 p.m.

Camping at Hanna Park
When: Monday – Friday now through October
Where: Kathryn Abby Hanna Park
500 Wonderwood Drive
Jacksonville, FL

Jacksonville’s best kept secret is Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park, a 450 acre city-owned park with 300 campsites, located 17 miles east of downtown Jacksonville on the Atlantic Ocean.  The perfect place to spend the weekend outdoors, Hanna Park has almost 2 miles of undeveloped beach, 20 miles of outstanding mountain bike and nature trails, a 60 acre fresh water lake that is perfect for kayaking and fishing, and a kids splash park (open Memorial Day to Labor Day) and playground.

Veterans United Craft Brewery Tour
When: Every Saturday
Where: Veterans United Craft Brewery
8999 Western Way #104
Jacksonville, FL

Want to take a spin around our brewery and sample a few of our hoppy & malty wares? When? Every Saturday: 1:30pm 2:30pm 3:30pm 4:30pm Whats Included? a guided tour souvenir logo tasting glass sample pours Cost: $5

Blues Brews and BBQ
When: August 24th, 2017
Where: Florida Theatre
128 E. Forsyth Street
Jacksonville, FL

This annual fundraising event at the Florida Theatre gives you unlimited access to an assortment of the city’s best BBQ from wings to ribs, pulled port to brisket! Paired with the classic BBQ selections will be unlimited local craft beer and music provided by Smokestack and The Snacks Blues Band!

Community Yoga at Intuition
When: September 2nd, 2017
Where: Intuition Ale Works
929 E. Bay Street
Jacksonville, FL

Have you, or anyone you know wanted to try yoga? Are you wanting to lower your stress and increase your health throughout 2017? Join Yoga 4 Change at Intuition Ale Works the first Saturday of every month for community yoga instruction. Teacher information TBA. This class is accessible to anyone, no matter your yoga experience or physical ability. Try something new, or dive deeper into your yoga practice! The classes are donation based ($5 suggested). The brewery opens to the public at 11:00 AM, so feel free to hang around after class to enjoy a beer or snack from BLK SHP at Intuition.
See you on your mat!

When: September 9th, 2017
Where: Seawalk Pavillion
75 1st Street N
Jacksonville, FL

Bruval is a one-day event celebrating the rapidly growing craft beer movement. Featuring North Florida’s top craft breweries and beyond, this event will highlight the area’s greatest flavors right in the heart of Jacksonville Beach at the Seawalk Pavilion. Come out to try dozens of brews at this celebration of all things craft beer. The event will also include an unlimited tasting area featuring over 20 breweries and 60+ different types of beer.

Second Sundays in Klutho Park
When: September 10th, 2017
Where: Henry J Klutho Park
204 W. 3rd Street
Jacksonville, FL

SPAR is launching a  new family-friendly monthly event in April, “Second Sundays in Springfield.” This free event, held on the second Sunday of every month from 4 to 7 pm in Klutho Park, is a partnership with Jax Parks and will include live music, locally produced goods (including fresh foods), a beer garden featuring a local brewer, and supervised recreational activities.

Avondale Art Walk
When: September 14th, 2017
Where: The Shoppes of Avondale
St. Johns Avenue
Jacksonville, FL

Visitors and art lovers will be able to browse over 30 local artists & makers every month plus locally owned shops, boutiques & retail establishments in the shopping district will have extended hours. Besides the art and entertainment, indulge at some of North Florida’s most popular & top rated dining destinations, cafe’s and dessert shops located within Jacksonville’s oldest historic districts.

Moonlight Movies: Secret Life of Pets
When: September 29th, 2017
Where: Seawalk Pavillion
75 1st Street N
Jacksonville Beach

Come and enjoy this month’s movie: Secret Life of Pets; an animated film featuring Max a terrier who’s quiet life is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes. They have to put their quarrels behind when they find out that an adorable white bunny named Snowball is building an army of lost pets determined to take revenge.

Movie starts at 9:00. But stop by earlier and visit the many vendors to play games and take home goodies as well as our featured food carts.