September 30, 2019

Contact:  Savannah Hebert

                 Marketing Intern


Hemming Park Announces Events and Programming for October 2019

Celebrate Fall with Friends of Hemming Park

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.﹣ September 30, 2019 – 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.


Fall Family Day

Saturday, October 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Join us in Hemming Park for FREE fall family fun on Saturday, October 12th! We’ll host food trucks including Cackylackys and Pita Dream; vendors, a pumpkin patch, a petting zoo and more! Buc the miniature horse will visit the park from 11 am until 1 pm; the Cathedral Arts Project Orchestra performs at 11:30; Cain’t Never Could is on from noon until 3. Experience open ropes with Jump4Jax from 1 until 3 and free rides on the JTA Skyway all day.

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Skyway Saturdays

Saturday, October 12 – Skyway runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Take a free ride on the Jacksonville Transit Authority SkyWay and visit MOCA Jacksonville, the Museum of Science and History and the Jacksonville Public Library after attending Hemming Park’s Fall Family Day.

Halloween in Hemming

Thursday, October 31st from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Visit Hemming Park during Downtown Vision, Inc.’s “Trick or Treat on the Street” and enjoy food trucks, music with DJ Hustle, Halloween treats and more!

Celebrate Fall with Musical Performances every Weekday in October!

Enjoy cooler weather with live music every weekday in October, from 11:30 to 2 p.m. Wednesday music is sponsored by Jax Vision Care.

Here is the full line up of musicians for October:

October 1: Lauren Fincham and Brian Homan

October 2: Joe Watts

October 3: Darren Ronan

October 4: The Rip Currents

October 7: Alaina Colding

October 8: Jake Schuman

October 9: Joe Watts

October 10: Tropic of Cancer

October 11: The Suedes

October 14: Rebecca Day

October 15: Mike Shackelford

October 16: Joe Watts

October 17: The 77ds

October 18: Kim Reteguiz

October 21: Ace Winn

October 22: Swing Bone

October 23: Joe Watts

October 24: Brett Bass

October 25: Lubben Brothers

October 28: Paul Ivey

October 30: Joe Watts

October 31: DJ Jimmie Hustle

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 or email .