July 3rd at Golden Eagle Stadium, the City of Jacksonville Parks and Recreation Department is once again proud to present the city's annual Jax-Fest, an evening of music, games, vendors, and activities that culminate with a grand fireworks display.
This year will feature a free concert from 7:00-9:00 p.m. by local recording artist Riley Green.
Make plans to attend and kick off the Independence Day weekend!
9:00 a.m. *Parade Begins-Children dressed in patriotic costumes may walk or ride in
non-motorized vehicles down McCullars Lane to the Civic Center. (Must
wear a helmet if riding bike or trike)
9:15 a.m. *OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONIES
9:30 a.m. *Around the Lake Ramble-senior adults
9:30 a.m. *Tricycle & Bicycle Races-Bring your own bike or trike & helmet
9:45 a.m. *Pet Show (beside swimming pool)
9:45 a.m. *Free Carnival Games-Inside Civic Center Gymnasium
10:15 a.m. *Magic Show- "Bubbles the Clown"-inside gym
10:45 a.m. *Karate Demo's- inside gym
1:00 p.m. *Swim Races-Oxford Lake pool-($2.00 to swim per person)
9:00 p.m. *FIREWORKS!!!
GOLF TOURNAMENT: 9:00 a.m.-$20.00 entry fee-Limited to the first 36 who pay entry fee.
8-10 a.m.-Longest Drive Contest-$1.00 per ball
Pedal Boats will be in the lake after opening ceremonies until 12:00 noon.
There will be clowns, fishing, antique cars in the parade, free train rides around the lake, free jumps in bounce house, free games & prizes for the kids, food vendors, & much more!
Come join us as we celebrate America's Independence! HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!