Hemming Park Announces Events and Programming for September 2019

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Friends of Hemming Park

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. August 29, 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.



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

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



ArtWalk Beer Garden with Ancient City Brewing

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

In 2019 Hemming Park has resolved to drink local!  

Join us on the first Wednesday of the month, from 5 pm to 9 pm, when we’ll feature a different local brewery in each of our monthly ArtWalk beer gardens. Our September guest brewery is Ancient City Brewing from St. Augustine.  

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.


Hispanic Heritage Celebration

Saturday, September 21 from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage in Hemming Park with an evening of music, dance, food and fun for the entire family presented by VyStar Credit Union, Florida Blue, Arlington Toyota and performances by Orchestra Fuego, CaribeGroove and Danzas Perujax; food trucks including Manny’s Cuban Food Truck, Latin Soul Grille Food Truck, El Agave Azul Jacksonville, GuanaBana Ice Pops and Dos Vatos Tacos; vendors, kids activities and more! A very limited number of VIP tickets, with access to the VIP tent, two drink tickets, air conditioned restrooms and latin dance lessons are available at 904tix.com.

Click here for all of the details: https://www.facebook.com/events/399469757569494/


Skyway Saturdays

Saturday, September 21 – Skyway runs from 12 p.m. to 10 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 before attending Hemming Park’s Hispanic Heritage Celebration.


Brazilian Day Jax

Sunday, September 8th from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Celebrate Brazilian Independence day in Jacksonville with traditional music, food and drink!  



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 a full line up of musicians for September:

September 2: No Music or Food Trucks – Labor Day 

September 4: Joe Watts

September 6: The Suedes

September 9: Rebecca Day

September 11: Joe Watts

September 13: Rip Currents

September: 16: Jake Shuman

September 18: Joe Watts

September 20: Crazy Daysies

September 23: Ace Winn

September 25: Joe Watts

September 27: No Music – Jacksonville Senior Games Opening Event

September 30: Paul Ivey

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.