From all of us at EBS Security in Jacksonville, FL – we hope you had a Happy New Year! If you’re looking for events in Jacksonville this January then you’ve come to the right place. There are plenty of fun, family friendly events taking place this month and next in and around Jacksonville, Florida.

Events in Jacksonville this January

Deck the Chairs
When: January 17th, 2018
Where: Jacksonville Beach Seawalk Pavilion
Beach Blvd and 1st Street N.
Jacksonville, FL

Jacksonville Beach Deck The Chairs is an annual lighted sculptural exhibit using the iconic chairs of The American Red Cross Life Saving Corps. Forty chairs are sponsored by local business and decorated by regional artists. The exhibit is on display in downtown Jacksonville Beach for the month of December.

$5 Fridays at MOSH
When: Fridays
Where: Museum of Science and History
1025 Museum Circle
Jacksonville, FL

Every Friday, come to MOSH to enjoy $5 admission* and extended hours, brought to you by Regions Bank. The Museum is open late ‘til 8 p.m.

*Additional discounts or coupons are not permitted. Bryan-Gooding Planetarium shows are $2.50 for the first show and $5 for each additional show.

Discovering Nature Nearby
When: January 20th, 2018
Where: Jacksonville Arboretum and Gardens
1445 Millcoe Road
Jacksonville, FL

Come join us for the first Discovering Nature Nearby of 2018.

The program this month will be about the Gopher tortoise and the important role they play in the ecosystem, their life cycle and what to do if you see a gopher tortoise.

Riverside Arts Market
When: Saturdays
Where: Riverside Arts Market
715 Riverside Avenue
Jacksonville, FL

Produced by Riverside Avondale Preservation, Inc., the Riverside Arts Market is every Saturday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., rain or shine. RAM features a variety of small businesses, everything from artists to farmers to makers and bakers.

Marvel Universe Live: Age of Heroes
When: January 19th – 21st, 2018
Where: Veterans Memorial Arena
300 A. Philip Randolph Blvd
Jacksonville, FL

Marvel fans, assemble for this live, action-packed battle to defend the universe from evil. This all new show unites Spider-Man, the Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy and Doctor Strange in a race against time to recover the Wand of Watoomb before Loki gains control. This ancient artifact would allow Loki to achieve his eternal quest to crown himself ruler of the universe. Witness the cutting-edge special effects and immersive video projection in this legendary, live adventure.

Mutts Gone Nuts
When: January 21st, 2018
Where: Times-Union Center
300 Water Street
Jacksonville, FL

Disorderly duo, Scott and Joan Houghton and their hilarious pack of pooches have created a comedy dog thrill show like no other. Expect the unexpected in this top-notch presentation that includes: incredible high flying frisbee dogs, tightwire dogs, dancing dogs, magic dogs and of course, the one and only. . .Sammie the Talking Dog!

Happy 152nd Birthday Hemming Park
When: January 23rd, 2018
Where: Hemming Park
135 W. Monroe Street
Jacksonville, FL

Help us celebrate the 152nd birthday of Jacksonville’s most historic public space on January 23rd, 2018. We’ll have birthday cake and giveaways from 11 am to 2 pm, live music by Jesse Carole Montoya, and food truck fare from PIE95 PIZZA and $2 Taco Food Truck Jax. Dr. Wayne Wood will join us at 12:30 to share stories about the history of the park. RSVP and share this event for a chance to win lunch for two in the park!

71st Annual Jacksonville Boat Show
When: January 28th, 2018
Where: Prime F Osborn Convention Center
1000 Water Street
Jacksonville, FL

The Jacksonville Marine Association invites you to join us at the 71st Annual Jacksonville Boat Show! There will be a large variety of boats on display – from skiing, fishing, cruisers, personal water-crafts and more! During the boat show the Jacksonville Marine Association will hold short seminars designed to get you out on the water and have fun.