Friends of Hemming Park is proud to host the following programs and 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, unless otherwise noted.
Monday – Friday: Vagabond Coffee, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Monday – Friday: Food Trucks & Live Music, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Monday – Sunday: Hemming Park Kids Zone, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Every Tuesday: Toddler Tuesday, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
FRI, DECEMBER 2
Nonprofit Business Expo, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
All I Know, Inc. invites you to Hemming Park every first Friday of the month to meet and mingle with local nonprofit organizations to learn about their services and how you can get involved.
SUN, DECEMBER 4
Art Fusion with MOCA Jacksonville, 12 – 3 p.m.
Kids are invited to join one of MOCA Jacksonville’s professional art educators in Hemming Park for a hands-on art activity inspired by the works in the Museum. After, participating kids can enjoy free admission to the museum. The first weekend of the month is also “Museums on Us” weekend which means Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders get in free too!
WED, DECEMBER 7
First Wednesday Art Walk, 5 – 9 p.m.
Check off your holiday gift list at the final Art Walk of 2016! Visit Hemming Park for a Rethreaded pop-up shop and live music by Cortnie Frazier, Don’t Miss A Beat, Inc. and Evan Michael and the Well Wishers. You can also enjoy local artists, local food vendors, a kids zone and 60+ participating venues throughout Downtown Jacksonville. Details at iloveartwalk.com.
SAT, DECEMBER 10
Force Fest: Going Rogue, 4 – 9 p.m.
Jax Movie Mob presents Force Fest: Going Rogue, a special fan event to celebrate the new STAR WARS film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Experience a giant light saber battle, guest stars, cosplayers, artists, live entertainment, interactive activities, prop replicas, music, vendors, food trucks and more!
THU, DECEMBER 15
Jaxsons Night Market – Fashion & Food Truck Takeover, 5:30 – 9 p.m.
This month local fashion vendors and food trucks are taking over Jaxsons Night Market! Come shop and eat local while you enjoy live music, local brews, live maker space demos and more including artisan food vendors, local craftsman, small business entrepreneurs, a Kids Zone and more! Details at hemmingpark.org/jaxsons.
SAT, DECEMBER 17
2nd Annual Holidays in Hemming, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
This second annual family-friendly holiday event with Sweet Pete’s Candy and Fun4FirstCoastKids includes train rides, a snow zone, scrumptious sweets, wintery crafts, ornament decorating, photos with Santa, live music by the Crescendo Kids, local food trucks and more. Visit hemmingpark.org/holidays for details.