PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 19, 2020

 

Contact:    Savannah Hebert

PR/Marketing Ambassador

savannah@hemmingpark.org

 

Hemming Park Announces Events and Programming for March 2020

Celebrate Spring in Hemming Park

 

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. March 2, 2020 – Friends of Hemming Park is proud to host events in Hemming Park located at 135 W. Monroe Street in the heart of Downtown Jacksonville. All activities listed below are free and open to the public.

 

WEEKLY PROGRAMMING

 

Wednesday Live Music sponsored by Jax Vision Care

Monday – Friday: Food Trucks at Charlie’s Café, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Monday – Sunday: Hemming Park Kids Zone, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

 

ArtWalk: St Paddy Takes Over #DTJax

Wednesday, March 4 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

 

ArtWalk is presented by Downtown Vision on the first Wednesday of every month, rain or shine. More than 60 ArtWalk venues stretch across Downtown Jacksonville’s core and include galleries, museums, businesses and more. Hemming Park serves as ArtWalk headquarters and hosts a variety of artists and live performances every month.

 

Click here for all of the details:

https://www.facebook.com/events/2491786474425061/

 

Viva La Fiesta

Saturday, March 7 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

 

Yaya Production and Rumba 106.9 presents Viva La Fiesta 2020

 

Saturday March 7th at Hemming Park from 12 pm-6 pm, completely free!

 

Music by

DJ Geexella

DJ Lil Yankee Steven Piedra

Baba Caiman

Pinedas Band

Orquesta Mi Son

And

 

Charlie Cruz!

 

Sponsored by PGA TOUR, Reyes Legal, PLLC, Florida Blue

 

For more information, yayaproductionsjax@gmail.com

 

Click here for all of the details:

https://www.facebook.com/events/349753355942266/

 

Bingo & Benefits

Tuesday, March 10  from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

 

Starting March 10, Hemming Park will be hosting Bingo & Benefits sponsored by United Health Care and Vagabond Coffee. Join us on the second Tuesday of every month for free bingo games with prizes included.

The announced dates are as follows:

March 10

April 14

May 12

June 9

July 14

August 11

 

Click here for all of the details:

https://www.facebook.com/events/184757772619344/

 

Spring Fling

Saturday, March 28  from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

Join us in the park for live music, artistic vendors and food trucks for fun in the sun. 

 

Also on this day, don’t miss the Jacksonville Public Library’s Duval Comic and Zine Fest for a day of vendor tables of independent creators, creator presentations and zinemaking workshops from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

Click here for all of the details:

https://www.facebook.com/events/176876860212118/

 

LIVE AT LUNCH MUSIC SERIES 

Friends of Hemming Park hosts live music from 11:30 to 2 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Wednesday music is sponsored by Jax Vision Care. 

Here is the full line up of musicians for March:

March 2: Lauren Fincham

March 4: Joe Watts

March 6: Kalani Rose

March 9: Ace Winn

March 11: Joe Watts

March 13: The Suedes

March 16: Paul Ivey

March 18: Joe Watts

March 20: Crazy Daysies

March 23: Jake Schuman

March 15: Joe Watts

March 27: The Rip Currents

March 30: Rebecca Day

 

About Friends of Hemming Park (FOHP)

Friends of Hemming Park is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming Jacksonville’s oldest public park into a modern, urban space that engages diverse communities and brings vitality to our city’s public square. To learn more about the park and upcoming events, visit hemmingpark.org or email events@hemmingpark.org .

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