Hip Happenings In Jacksonville Beach This Weekend: Especially Saturday!

Barbie Brooksher
Barbie Brooksher
Published on April 15, 2022

We’ve got some great events in mind for your this Saturday!

This weekend there are so many events that we are focusing on just SATURDAY events, look how many! Share with me your really hip happenings in Jacksonville and what you did to celebrate this holiday! it’s a great weekend to really start to kick of Spring and the fun it brings. Easter Egg Hunts, art shows and festivals, and much more!

Are you ready for some super hip happenings this weekend in Jacksonville? The weather should be gorgeous and I’m sharing some of my favorite events this weekend! Have pictures? Tag #beachlifewithbarbie and share your photos with me! You might just see them featured in a YouTube Video on my channel or somewhere else cool!

What could be better? Learn more about living in Jacksonville Beach and what I can do for you if you’re looking to move to the area, or rent a place to stay for a while! Either way, I’m your girl! Email me at [email protected] and let me know what you are up to this weekend!

Saturday , April 16 • 10 AM – 4 PM

Mandarin Art Festival

Mandarin Community Club, 12447 Mandarin Rd Jacksonville, FL 32223

The Mandarin Art Festival finally returns to historic Mandarin this Easter weekend, April 16-17, 2022! Don’t forget to join us for this traditional annual event in our community.

•A $2 donation per person is requested at gate entry.
•No pets allowed due to insurance liability. Service animals allowed.
•This is an outdoor venue – rain or shine policy.For more info visit www.mandarinartfestival.org

Founded and presented by the Mandarin Community Club in 1968, the Mandarin Art Festival is a first-class fine art festival. It is the longest running of its kind in Northeast Florida and the single largest community event held in the Mandarin neighborhood. The Mandarin Art Festival attracts thousands of visitors to the uniquely beautiful historic setting of the Mandarin Community Club every Easter weekend. 

We haven’t held this event in a couple years, and we’re excited to see everyone! Meet local artists and craftspeople, get your face painted, listen to the music of the North Florida Folk Network as you eat some great food from our food trucks. It’s sure to be a great time! Hope to see you there this Saturday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Saturday, April 16 • 10 AM – 12 PM

Egg Hunt & Other Fun Messy Stuff!

Riverside Avenue Christian Church, 2841 Riverside Ave Jacksonville

Storytime, Egg Hunt for kids 5-12, crafts, community information on Girl Scouts, Jacksonville Public Library, Riverside Children’s Art Center and Math Fusion Fun. Treats available for purchase from Amy’s kolanche Truck. For more infomation contact Riverside Avenue Christian Church.

Saturday, April 16 • 10 AM – 7 PM

The San Marco Open Air Market

1435 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207

There’s nothing like an awesome open air market, the smell of food trucks, we get a bunch out the beach but if you’re in the San Marco area you’re in for a treat tomorrow!

Food trucks, fun activities, local creatives of all sorts! Plants, decor, jams/jellies, fresh flowers, boutique clothes and so much more!!!

Saturday, April 16 • 5 PM

A Scottie Cousin Art Show

Pubs n’ Pits, 25 W 6th Street Atlantic Beach, FL 32233

Have you ever resonated with an artists style? Well, I have fallen in love with Scottie Cousin’s work for years, and even commissioned him to create Lola who is an intgetral part of my branding! Any it will be an amazing night in Atlantic Beach to meet with Scottie Cousins, see his incredible art and enjoy food and drinks at Pups n’ Pits! To view some of Scottie’s work check it out here.

Saturday, April 16 • 7 PM

The Stompdown Experience

The Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center, 1000 Water Street, Jacksonville, FL 32204

The Stompdown Experience is a Show Stopper and will leave you on the EDGE of your Seats!!! Stomp down Experience is the nation’s largest touring step show competition coming to Jacksonville, Florida.

The Stompdown Experience step show is comprised of the nation’s elite step teams from middle school, high school, independent, and greek step teams from all over the country.

The Stomp down Experience has successfully drawn THOUSANDS in attendance from coast to coast and is guaranteed to be electrifying. The Stomp down Experience allows teams an opportunity to display their gifts and talents through the art of stepping and dancing.

It’s a MUST SEE event!!!

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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