As the weather cools down in Jacksonville, Florida, the area hosts some of the regions most exciting festivals and events:
Jacksonville River City Pride returns September 29 through October 8. The celebration includes a parade through the most prominent historic LGBTQIA+ community in Jacksonville, a festival with entertainment, local artists, family fun zone and food vendors, and a cabaret.
Taking place in Jacksonville’s historic Springfield neighborhood, PorchFest is a day-long event featuring musical performances from local, regional and national acts on the front porches of the neighborhood's picturesque homes. This free event also features food trucks, craft beer and an arts market, Saturday, November 4 from noon to 8 pm.
Super Girl Surf Pro returns to Jacksonville Beach, November 10-12. The free event is the world’s largest all-women’s sports competition, esports competition and music festival. It will feature a World Surf League (WSL) competition, concerts from major recording artists, a festival village, women’s beach volleyball, beach soccer and skateboarding competitions, free fitness classes, speakers, female esports competitions, female DJ competitions and more.
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