JACKSONVILLE, FL (August 1, 2017) – 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.

WEEKLY PROGRAMMING
Monday – Friday: Food Trucks & Live Music, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Monday – Friday: Hemming Park Kids Zone, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

SPECIAL EVENTS

WED, AUGUST 2
First Wednesday Art Walk, 5 – 9 p.m. 

Gear up for Back to School at Art Walk with Fun 4 First Coast Kids! Taste free samples of Elmhurst nut milks, cool down with gourmet Hyppo popsicles and check out our Back to School vendors: Don’t Miss a Beat, Royal Rebel Youth Association, Renaissance Youth, Players by the Sea, Share and Seed Performing Arts, Children’s Home Society of Florida, Children’s Chorus, Jacksonville IceMen, Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens, Florida Theatre First ACT, Eaton Piano Studio, MyGym Jacksonville, Earth Fare, Farah and Farah, OneBlood, Staywell, Conner’s A-Maize-ing Acres, LeafFilter North Florida and Jade’s Flower Cotton Candy.

SAT, AUG 19
Burger, Beer and Barbeque Festival, 4 – 8 p.m. 

Join us on Saturday August 19th from 4pm – 8pm while The Butt Hutt Smokehouse, TREEMENDOUS BBQ, Monroe’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Q & Catering, Best Burgers Jax Food Truck and Dagwood’s Food Truck fire up their grills for our Burger, Beer and Barbeque Festival!  This free, family-friendly event features local beer from Bold City Brewery and Budweiser.

We didn’t forget about the kids! There will be a HUGE special surprise along with magic performances with Crossroad Magic balloon art, Zumba kid class with My Gym Jacksonville music by DJ ProfessorClock and more! Street parking downtown is free on weekends!

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.

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