Fun Things & Where To Find The Best Fireworks This Weekend In Jacksonville!

Barbie Brooksher
Barbie Brooksher
Published on June 30, 2022

Looking for the best information on fireworks this weekend in Jacksonville to celebrate the 4th of July? Or maybe you’re looking to add a fur baby to your family and want to check out the available pets you can rescue – the Jacksonville Humane Society is at capacity! Either way, we’ve got you covered for fun things to do in Jacksonville this weekend! Please consider all pets and their safety during this holiday with all of the fireworks. We wish you the best holiday weekend. Send us some pics of your 4th of July celebrations in Jacksonville!

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June 29 – July 4

Find Your New Fur-Baby! Half-Priced Pet Adoption Event

The Jacksonville Humane Society, 8464 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, FL

We are full at the Jacksonville Humane Society! JHS will be offering half-price adoptions on all of our pets from June 29, 2022, through July 4, 2022. Additional fees such as the city rabies licensing fee, a leash, and collar, or a cat carrier may apply. Please note that we will be closing at 4 PM on July 4, 2022. View our available pets:

Saturday, July 2 • 9:30 AM – 2 PM

Saturday Vendor Events for Village Square Shopping Center

Village Square Shopping Center, 2245 Plantation Center Dr, Fleming Island, FL

Come check out the Fleming Island Saturday Market at the Village Square Shopping Center across from the Fleming Island High school. It’s held on the first Saturday of each month from 9:30 AM-2:00 PM. Our Market consists of many different vendor types. Arts~Crafts~Fresh Produce~Honey~ Sweets~Jewelry~Cosmetics-Clothing~Accessories~And much more! Check out our shopping center and restaurants too! Market parking is behind the buildings.

~Vendors~Please contact me @ [email protected] for an application to reserve a space at the Market. **Please give me your business details. We don’t want to duplicate vendors and may rotate some from month to month. The spaces for the market will be 12×12 and can accommodate a 10×10 tent. Vendors must provide their own tables, chairs, and tents if needed. It is not mandatory that you have a tent. $25 vendor fee each Saturday.

Saturday, July 2 • 4:30 PM

Def Leppard/Mötley Crüe/Poison/Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

TIAA Bank Field, 1 TIAA Bank Field Dr, Jacksonville, FL

It’s not too late to see legendary metal group Motley Crue has announced the rescheduled dates of The Stadium Tour now taking place in 2022 joined by Def Leppard, Poison, and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts.
07/02/22 – Jacksonville, FL @ TIAA Bank Field>>> Tickets:

The 30-date run kicks off June 16th in Atlanta and extends into September invading cities like Miami, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Seattle, and San Francisco. Tickets are still available, so go ahead and grab your friends and party like it’s 1980!

Sunday, July 3 • 2 PM – 4:30 PM

Summer Movie Classics Series – X-Men

Florida Theatre, 128 E Forsyth St #300, Jacksonville, FL

Every Sunday the Summer Movie Classics series features another big-screen classic all summer long. Come and see a movie the way it was meant to be seen, on a big screen in a grand old theatre. Check their upcoming events page to see what movie they have planned for the summer, and see the other great events they have planned!

Saturday, July 2 • 2 PM – 9 PM

Red, White & Brew Bash

Legacy Ale Works, 14965 Old St. Augustine Rd., Ste 129 Jacksonville, FL

Your favorite 4th of July pre-game is back at Legacy Ale Works! Join us on Saturday, July 2nd for our Red, White & Brew Bash! Look at all we have planned:

LAWger – Legacy’s House Lager
JaxPort – Summer Porter

Wild West 31 BBQ

2-5pm – Rebecca Day & The Crazy Daysies
6-9pm – The New Southern Broadcasters (formerly Florida Mountaineers)

Root Beer Floats for the Kids
Free Patriotic kid crafts (while supplies last)

It’s a family-friendly event so everyone is welcome! 

July 1 – July 4


Colonial Oak Music Park, 33 Saint George Street, Saint Augustine, FL

Join us under the Oak for our Annual OakFest Celebration where we will celebrate the 6-year anniversary of the Colonial Oak Music Park.

This 4-day long concert series is free to the public and begins on Friday, July 1!

Friday Kick-off!
3-10 PM

Saturday, July 2
3-10 PM

Sunday, July 3
3-10 PM

Monday, July 4
3-11 PM

Monday, July 4 • 5 PM – 10 PM

City of Jacksonville: 4th of July Celebration Fireworks Across JAX

Riverfront Plaza, 2 Independent Drive, Jacksonville, FL

Want to know where to find the fireworks in Jacksonville on July 4? Jacksonville’s Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration will return this year at multiple locations to celebrate the nation’s independence. At each location, the City of Jacksonville is offering a spectacular fireworks display that will begin at 9:45 PM on Monday, July 4, 2022.

Our Downtown Jacksonville celebration at Riverfront Plaza will kick off at 05:00 PM with Free entertainment including a concert presented by Miller Electric Company featuring Bryan Malpass and

DJ JHP Entertainment, a family fun zone including an inflatable skee ball, rollercoaster obstacle course, inflatable ax throwing, bounce houses, food trucks, and drinks.

The night will conclude with fireworks along the St. Johns River at 9:45 PM with viewing areas on both the North and South banks. Fireworks will be launched from the following locations throughout various communities.

We recommend arriving no earlier than 9:00 PM for the remote location events:

Downtown Jacksonville
121 Financial Ballpark (following Jumbo Shrimp baseball game)
FSCJ North Campus
The Avenues Mall
Trinity Baptist Church
Ed Austin Regional Park

Please note: There will be no activations at remote locations other than Riverfront Plaza.

Let us know what you’re up to this weekend, we’d love to hear from you! What do you like to do over the weekend? Do you have any hip happenings to share with us? We would love to hear … email me at [email protected].

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