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Things to Do in Jacksonville Weekend Guide

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It is the last week in January and we don’t know about you but this month flew by. Time flies though when you are having fun. And if you are looking for fun things to do in Jacksonville this weekend, we got you covered. From a boat show to bull riding, we have the ultimate list.

Want to see more events? Let us know what you want to see featured in our weekend guide via DM on Instagram or Facebook! We would love to hear from you.

Now let’s get to planning your weekend with the best things to do in Jacksonville!

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📷 Jacksonville Boat Show

Jacksonville Boat Show

This weekend, The Jacksonville Boat Show is back for another year of fun! You will get to enjoy boats on display from skiing, fishing, cruisers, personal water-crafts and more. There will also be vendors, activities for the kids and seminars for adults. It’s al-waves a good time when you’re out on a boat! 

Event Details
🗓 Jan 28 | 11:00am-7:00pm
🗓 Jan 29 | 10:00am-5:00pm
🗓 Jan 30 | 10:00am-4:00pm
📍Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center 1000 Water Street Jacksonville, FL 32204
🎟 Adults $15 | Kids 12 & under $5

Buck your way into the weekend

Things to do in Jacksonville


PBR: Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour

PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour will be back in Jacksonville with the PBR Jacksonville Invitational. For one night only, some of the best bull riders in the world will battle in the ultimate showdown of man vs. bull. If you have never witnessed a bull rider battle, this is one of the most exciting live sporting events to attend. You don’t want to miss out!

Event Details
🗓 Jan 29 | 7:00pm – 9:00pm
📍VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, FL
🎟 Starting at $15

The show must go on!

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Dear Evan Hansen (Touring)

Critically acclaimed performance, Dear Evan Hansen is coming to Jacksonville for an unforgettable show. Step inside the musical that provides you with an inside look at the realities of growing up and all that comes with it. This award-winning performance is sure to be one you do not want to miss.

Event Details
🗓 Jan 28 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm
📍Times-Union Center of Performing Arts
300 Water Street, Jacksonville, FL
🎟  $40.60+

Sip Sip Hooray!

📷 Tabula Rasa Brewing

Tabula Rasa Brewing Beer Run 5k

Calling all beer lovers! What better way to check off running a 5k off of your bucket list then to do it with a Tabula Rasa Beer waiting for you at the finish line. When you sign up, you will get a swag bag that includes chip timed 5K (3.1 mile) race or 1 mile fun run/walk, Tabula Rasa draft beer after race (ages 21+), 5k beer finisher medal, and a free downloadable finisher photo. Did we mention 5k awards will be given out based on time in age group and gender categories? Make sure to go sign up!

Event Details
🗓 Jan 30 | 9:00am – 11:00am
📍Tabula Rasa Brewing, 2385 Corbett St., Jacksonville, Florida
🎟 $25

Road trip to Tampa Bay!

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📷 Stuff To Do in Tampa Bay


Looking for an excuse to road trip with friends or family? Look no further. Take a drive for the return of Gasparilla in Tampa Bay! Gasparilla in Tampa is an all day event! The day kicks off with the Gasparilla Invasionthen the party heads to Bayshore Boulevard for the Parade of Pirates and ends with Pirate Fest in downtown Tampa.

Event Details
🗓 Jan 29 | 11:30am
📍Bayshore Boulevard, Tampa, FL

Business Spotlight

We will miss you Main & Six Brewing!

📷 Stuff To Do in Jacksonville

Main & Six Brewing

We are sad to know that Main & Six Brewing Company will be closing within the next month and a half. Their projected closing date is Sunday, March 13th. If you are like us, then you have so many fun memories at Main & Six and at all of the amazing events they have put on in the Springfield Historic District. From themed holiday bar crawls to tailgate parties, we have enjoyed celebrating with this local favorite. Make sure to stop by and support them one last time for the last few weeks. We love you Main & Six Brewing Company!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 3:00pm – 9:00pm
Wednesday – Thursday | 3:00pm – 10:00pm 
Friday | 3:00pm – 11:00pm
Saturday | 12:00pm – 11:00pm
Sunday | 1:00pm – 9:00pm

📍1636 N. Main St. Jacksonville, FL 32206

Jacksonville Pro Tip

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Nichole's Pro Tip:

If you are looking for a great place to get your dog out of the house while meeting new people and drinking a local beer or coffee, Brewhound Dog Park + Bar is the place to do it! Even if you just love dogs and need a happiness boost, this is the place to be! 

More Things To Do in Jacksonville

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Kayla Fosegan

Kayla Fosegan

Kayla is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Jacksonville City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Jacksonville area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinJacksonville on InstagramFacebook, and YouTube.

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