Beach Life With Barbie: Hip Happenings This Weekend in Jacksonville

Barbie Brooksher
Barbie Brooksher
Published on July 28, 2022

There’s lots of fun for beach lovers, art lovers, pet lovers, and everyone in between! As always, we’d love for you to tag us in your photos and let us know what you’re up to. And we LOVE supporting local businesses, and if you’d like to be featured in our weekly updates… please reach out to me. First, give a quick look at this…

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Friday, July 29 • 6 PM – 9 PM

Music in Avondale

St Johns Ave, Jacksonville, FL

Walk along St. Johns Avenue & enjoy local musicians and shop specials for the evening at this FREE family event! Hosted by the Historic Avondale Merchants Association.

Saturday, July 30 • 10 AM – 5 PM

Meet The Artists At Atlantic Beach Arts Market

Atlantic Beach Arts Market, 1805 Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach, FL

Explore our creative space of 100+ artists and vendors while you enjoy some complimentary refreshments while you chat with some of our local artists! The Atlant Beach Arts Market is open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. If you’re a fan of Scotie Cousin’s art like I am, you just might have a chance to purchase some fresh from the artist right on the spot! I spotted Beach Ratt stickers and so much more in the Arts Market!

Saturday, July 30 • 1 PM – 11 PM

Beer, Boots & BBQ

Tailgaters Parking, 225 Talleyrand Ave, Jacksonville, FL

Featuring: Lorrie Morgan, Canaan Smith, Chuck Wicks, William Michael Morgan, Big Smo, Kirk Jay & Friends! The event is hosted by Misterjville & Daddy and Tiff from CMT’s Party Down South! Gates open at 1:00 PM – Buy your tickets here!

Saturday, July 30 • 5 PM – 10 PM

The 80’s Prom Fundraiser Supporting Neurodiverse Teen Center

Parlor Room Events, 300 San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine, FL

5-7 PM Family Friendly Pre-Prom Party!

Independence Youth Center invites families interested in our Therapy Services, Life Skills Program, or Day School Program are invited to come to the Parlor room from 5-7 PM to learn more about our Teen Center, grab a bite from our food truck vendors, pet our therapy dogs, Tie Dye T-shirts, meet other families enrolling in our programs and DANCE PARTY it up to our live DJ pumping out family and sensory-friendly tunes.

Families living with diagnoses on the Autism spectrum and beyond are welcome to come and socialize with other families and learn about what our new teen center will offer for teens who are neurodiverse or working through other challenges! We want to meet and connect you with the programs that are the best fit for your teen!

7-10 PM 80’s Prom with Food Trucks, Open Bar, and a Live DJ!

Come dance the night away to your favorite 80’s jams from 7 PM -10 PM! Enjoy local food trucks and an open bar while we raise money for the INDEPENDENCE YOUTH CENTER! A new non-profit center serving teens on the on and off the Autism Spectrum and related diagnoses in need of the Life Skills Program, Guided Day School, ABA, and Occupational and Speech therapy Services!

80’s prom photo booth, live tie-dye booth and silent auction featuring local business products and service packages will 100% support our 501c3’s mission to provide a safe, therapeutic space for local youth and neurodiverse teens to receive mentoring and therapy services while gaining critical life skills alongside their peers and community.

Sunday, July 31 • 8:30 AM

Aloha ‘Aina Beach Walk

One Ocean Resort & Spa, 1 Ocean Blvd, Atlantic Beach, FL

Why isn’t this already on your calendar? The Aloha ‘Aina Beach Walk is Sunday at 8:30 a.m. in front of One Ocean in Atlantic Beach. Be a part of the largest and longest-running Pack Walk in the USA (and I’m still researching but I haven’t found another one in the entire world!)! A production crew from the Format Agency will also be filming from all kinds of angles to use for future advertising for our walk, so plan on being a part not just this week but for weeks and years to come. Wear your leis, and Hawaiian shirts/apparel, and show future attendees what makes this so special! See everyone there! And if you don’t have a dog we don’t care… we want YOU!

Sunday, July 31 • 11 AM – 7 PM

904 Pop-Up Market

Seawalk Pavilion, 75 1st Street N Jacksonville Beach, FL

Jacksonville’s largest curated pop-up featuring over 200 creatives and 15 food trucks. The event is focused on creating synergy in our creative culture and putting a shine on Duval County. We are driving a message of “community over competition”.

Please comment on our Facebook or Instagram posts and send us pictures at [email protected] so we can post the fun you’re having. If you have questions about the real estate boom in Jacksonville, we can help with that! Also, if you read about it here be sure to mention it at the vendor location. Tell them you found out about the event from me and while you’re at it tag and follow my Instagram: Beach Life With Barbie!

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