6 Can’t Miss Spring Events in Jacksonville

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Say goodbye to Florida “Winter”, Spring has sprung here in Jacksonville! Is there anything more exciting than the weather getting warmer, days getting longer, and the fun of summer waiting just around the corner?ย 

There are a ton of awesome events coming up to celebrate Spring in Jacksonville and we’ve put together a list of 6 can’t miss Spring events in Jacksonville! Grab your crew and be sure to check out one (or all) of these 6 fun Spring events in Jacksonville.

Springing the Blues

Did you know that one of the world’s best Blues festivals comes right here to Jacksonville every year? Springing in the Blues brings the best local and national blues acts to Downtown Jacksonville Beach every April.ย 

The event always brings delicious food, gorgeous oceanfront views, and of course, amazing music! For an enhanced experience, snag a VIP ticket! You’ll get front row seating in comfy armchairs, private air conditioned bathrooms, and an exclusive backstage lounge area!ย 

Event Details:
๐Ÿ—“ April 1
๐Ÿ—“ April 2
๐Ÿ—“ April 3
๐Ÿ“Seawalk Pavilion, Jacksonville Beach

River Jams Things To Do In Jacksonville Guide 6 Can'T Miss Spring Events In Jacksonville 2022

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Jax River Jams

Jam out this Spring with Jax River Jams! This concert series (presented by VyStar Credit Union) is completely FREE!ย 

There are 4 weeks of shows on the Riverfront Plaza. Bring your own chairs or blanket to sit on, and enjoy food trucks and local brews! Even though this is a free show, the performers are HUGE names! Stop by to see Spin Doctors, Boyz II Men, Manchester Orchestra, and Carly Pearce!ย 

Event Details:
๐Ÿ—“ย April 7, 14, 21, 28
๐Ÿ“Riverfront Plaza, Downtown Jacksonvilleย 

Jacksonville Jazz Festival

The biggest names in Jazz are coming to Jacksonville! The annual Jacksonville Jazz Festival is back and the performers will blow your mind. Mindi Abair, George Benson, and the United States Air Force Airmen of Note are all taking the stage during the three day festival.ย 

There will also be a piano competition, jazz brunch, and a jazz marketplace full of concert merch and festival swag. The festival is free but there are upgrade options if you want a more luxe experience! Grab VIP tickets soon if you plan to upgrade, they usually sell out!ย 

Event Details:
๐Ÿ—“ May 27, 28, 29
๐Ÿ“Downtown Jacksonvilleย 

Clay County Fair In Jacksonville Guide 6 Can'T Miss Spring Events In Jacksonville 2022

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Clay County Agricultural Fair

Grab your boots and head to the Clay County Agricultural Fair this Spring! This is a classic, All-American fair, with rides, games, and of course…. amazing fair food!ย 

There are also great concerts with artists from every genre. You can see Rodney Atkins, Nelly, and Sublime at the fair! Be sure to check out the Daily Deals & Admission page to see how you can save money on your entry fee!

Event Details:
๐Ÿ—“ May 31 – April 10
๐Ÿ“2493 FL-16 West, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043

As If! 90's Fest

Grab your scrunchies, boom box, and Madonna cassette because the As If! 90’s Fest is back in Jax! North Florida’s raddest festival features a concert, food, drinks, vendors, and of course some seriously wicked fashion.ย 

Get nostalgic with double headliner Eve 6 and Montell Jordan, and hear throwback beats from local DJs all day long! There’s even a waterslide, so you can seriously relive your youth! VIP tickets are already sold out, but GA are still available and are only $20!

Event Details:
๐Ÿ—“ May 21
๐Ÿ“Francis Field – 25 W Castillo Saint Augustine, FL 32084


9th Annual DOGFEST Jacksonville

Of course we couldn’t leave your furry friends out of our Spring events in Jacksonville! 9th Annual DOGFEST Jacksonville is the perfect party for your pooch.ย 

DOGFEST features food, live music, inspiring speakers, canine training demonstrations, and the chance for your pup to make some new friends! Even if you don’t have a dog, but love them, you’re welcome here! The best part is all proceeds go to the Canine Companions for Independence charity, so you AND your pet are helping a great cause!ย 

Event Details:
๐Ÿ—“ April 9
๐Ÿ“Seawalk Pavilion – 75 1st Street North Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

More Things to do in Jacksonville

Get your calendars out and ready – you’re about to be booked up with all of these awesome Spring events in Jacksonville! Whether you’re into music, pets, or just hanging around the city with your friends, there’s an upcoming event you’ll love! For all of the latest and greatest things to do in JAX, don’t forget to follow us on Facebook,ย Instagram,ย Twitterย andย TikTok or check the hashtag #StuffToDoInJacksonville

Morgan Lash

Morgan Lash

Morgan is a writer for UNATION's Stuff to Do in Jacksonville