Hard to believe the holidays are right around the corner. Take the time now before friends, family and food take up all your time and get out and enjoy all that Jacksonville has to offer.

Events in Jacksonville this November

Downtown Jacksonville Art Walk
When: November 6th, 2019
Where: Hemming Park
135 W Monroe Street
Jacksonville, FL

Browse artwork • ABDUL, Artzy Fartzy Petz, The Bead Bowl, Alternate Bazaar, Baliliving86, Mark Krancer Photography, Jillie Makes, Moises Ramos Fine Art, Flor De Sol, Boho Babie, Creative Art Designs, Unique Woodworks, Viktor Lazarev, The Bead Guy, MichL Designs, Cliff Green Illustrations, PranaSolCreations, Moonchild Studio, Melted Records Art Forms, Diana Augustine Fine Art, House of Brushes, Let’s Paint Our Town.

Businesses and Nonprofits • Affordable Marijuana License, Animal Care and Protective Services, All-American Gutter Protection, Friends of Hemming Park, Neighborhood Services Office, 100 Black Women of Jacksonville, Ministry of Reconciliation, Youth Block Party, Paranormal Investigators of the First Coast, and One Blood.

Kid Zone • Bring the kids to enjoy activities by My Gym, Jump 4 Jax and a fun Halloween-themed live mural by Jax Kids Mural Project.

Art Walk Beer Tent • Enjoy local craft favorites and pumpkin beer.

Dixie African violet Society Annual Convention – Show & Sale
When: November 8th, 2019
Where: Lexington Hotel & Conference Center
1515 Prudential Drive
Jacksonville, FL

A juried show hosted by the African Violet Council of Florida. Growers from thirteen states (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia) participate in the show & sale. Many vendors will be on hand selling African violets, other gesneriads and supplies.

Jacksonville Porchfest
When: November 9th, 2019
Where: Springfield Historic District
Jacksonville, FL

Jacksonville PorchFest is a FREE event held in Historic Springfield, a community just north of downtown Jacksonville, Florida on the first Saturday of November. During the afternoon, we’ll have over 18 performers on porches throughout this beautiful neighborhood, followed by an evening concert in Klutho Park. You’ll also get to enjoy over 50 vendors ranging from food trucks to fine art. Proceeds of PorchFest support arts related activities in Jacksonville’s urban core.

PorchFest Line-Up:
Jacksonville PorchFest is proud to present our ALL WOMEN headliners. We’ll kick off the festival at noon with Mama Blue in Klutho Park, and we’ll have Alanna Royale and Maggie Koerner closing down the show on the Klutho stage later that evening.

Our Returning Favorites include Mal Jones The Lyricist, Mere Woodard Band, Universal Green, Spade McQuade, Kim Reteguiz and the Black Cat Bones, Junco Royals, King Eddie and Pili Pili, Chris Thomas Band, Beau and the Burners, and Ouija Brothers.

Our New Porch Performances include Kara Frasier, Tad Jennings, Let’s Ride Brass Band, Jags Drum Line, Soju, Honey Hounds, and The Brent Byrd Band.

Veterans Day Parade
When: November 11th, 2019
Where: Downtown Jacksonville along Bay Street
Jacksonville, FL

Join the City of Jacksonville as we honor true American heroes – our veterans and active-duty military. This patriotic parade features more than 4,000 participants including grand marshals, senior military officials, active-duty and retired military, veterans groups, local high school marching bands, decorative floats, giant balloons, JROTC units and more! The parade will begin on Gator Bowl Blvd. near TIAA Bank Field and end at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center.

Riverside Arts Market
When: November 12th, 2019
Where: Riverside Arts Market
715 Riverside Avenue
Jacksonville, FL

Riverside Arts Market is a weekly market hosted on Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., rain or shine. RAM features a variety of small businesses from farmers to artists to makers and bakers. Under the Fuller Warren Bridge, you’ll find a family-friendly event that attracts 4,000+ visitors every Saturday. The riverfront amphitheater seats 350 people and features hours of live music.

RAM is one of several Florida markets that participates in the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP). SNAP recipients have an opportunity to purchase local produce from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and double their dollars through our partnership with Florida Organic Growers’ incentive programs.

Every first Saturday of the month, enjoy a brew while sitting along the St. Johns River or while exploring the market.

5th Annual FBG Barrel-Aged, Sour & Cider Fest
When: November 16th, 2019
Where: Intuition Ale Works
929 East Bay Street
Jacksonville, FL

Join us for a celebration of Florida craft beer at the 5th Annual FBG Barrel-Aged, Sour & Cider Fest in Jacksonville, FL. This ALL-FLORIDA CRAFT BEER event will be held in the parking lot of the Intuition Ale Works brewery space located downtown at 929 E. Bay Street.

Sample delicious barrel-aged and sour beers – and ciders! – hand-crafted by some of Florida’s best brewers while raising money for the Florida Brewers Guild, the nonprofit trade association committed to preserving the rights of craft brewers throughout the state.

Participating breweries include:

– Tampa Bay Brewing Co.
– Aardwolf Brewing Company
– Wicked Barley Brewing Company
– Coppertail Brewing Co.
– Halpatter Brewing Co
– Amelia Island Brewing Company
– Brew Bus brewing
– Marker 48
– Veterans United Craft Brewery
– Concrete Beach Brewery
– Cigar City Brewing
– Reve Brewing
– The Bog Brewing Company

…and more to come!

Southeast Food Fest: Jacksonville
When: November 17th, 2019
Where: Clay County Fairgrounds
2497 State Road 16 West
Green Cove Springs, FL

The Southeast Food Fest: Jacksonville is a food event celebrating culinary delights from the Southeast and beyond. Over 100 artisan and gourmet food vendors will be on hand with everything from soup to nuts and so much more! Samples galore in the culinary marketplace, chef demos and workshops and, of course, food trucks. A fun event for all to enjoy!

7th Annual Holiday Craft & Vendor Event
When: November 17th, 2019
Where: World Golf Village Renaissance St. Augustine Resort
St. Augustine

Jacksonville Business Connections invites you to our 7th Annual Holiday Craft & Vendor Event featuring 150 vendors and crafters at the Renaissance World Golf Village Resort Nov 17th from 10am-4pm. We hope to see you there!- Free to the public & Indoor event- First 50 guests receive FREE swag bags!-Kid friendly event – Character Meet & Greets To Be Announced- Charity raffle.

Christmas Made in the South/Jacksonville
When: November 29th – December 1st, 2019
Where: Prime Osborn Convention Center
Jacksonville, FL

Creativity abounds as hundreds of artists and craftsmen gather to demonstrate and sell their work. Get a head start on your gift list and enjoy the Christmas shopping experience of the season.