February 11, 2020


Contact: Savannah Hebert

PR/Marketing Ambassador


 Hemming Park Announces Events for the Weekend of February 15

Get Down (town)! on December 29th


JACKSONVILLE, Fla.February 15, 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.


Get Down (town)!

Saturday, February 15 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.


Mark your calendars for this Saturday because we’re celebrating African American culture with Hemming Park’s third annual Get Down (town)! hosted by Henny and Gene Dot Com presented in conjunction with Jacksonville Public Library, Ritz Theatre and Museum, MOCA Jacksonville, 93.3 The Beat Jamz and V101.5.


We’ll have the African Village Market and food trucks from 11 am until 9 pm.

Our food trucks include:

11 am – 4 pm



4 pm – 9 pm

Soul Food Bistro


Monroe’s Smokehouse 


Entertainment is from 2:30 pm to 9 pm and includes:

Ritz Voices Jacksonville

Jacksonville Arts & Music School

Nan Nkama Pan-African Drum and Dance Ensemble

The Groove Coalition

Stank Sauce

Let’s Ride Brass Band


Click here for all of the details:

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