The nonprofit organization 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. The programs and events listed below are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.
Monday – Friday: Vagabond Coffee, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Monday – Friday: Hemming Park Kids Zone, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday – Friday: Live Music & Food Trucks, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Every Monday: Chess Meetup, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Every Monday: Yoga 4 Change, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Every Tuesday: Toddler Tuesday, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Every Wednesday: Photo Class with #Igersjax, 6/1, 6/15, 6/29 @ 7 – 9 p.m., 6/8 & 6/22 @ 3 – 5 p.m.
Every Thursday: Hemming Park Beer Garden, 5 – 8 p.m. (Beer, wine, cocktails, live music and food)
Every Thursday: Yoga 4 Change, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Every Friday: Magic Class, 4 – 5 p.m.
Every Saturday: Yoga 4 Change, 10 – 11 a.m.
WED, JUNE 1 5 – 9 P.M.
FIRST WEDNESDAY ART WALK
Join Downtown Vision, Inc. and Bold City Brewery in celebrating 150 Art Walks! Enjoy live music, local artists, food trucks, 60+ participating venues and more. Bold City Brewery will be releasing their Big John’s Apricot Wheat Ale and serving other favorite brews all night. Details at iloveartwalk.com.
THU, JUNE 2 5 – 9 P.M.
PRINCE TRIBUTE CONCERT
Join us for a Prince Tribute Concert to celebrate the life and music of Prince! Enjoy live performances by local bands, food trucks, dessert trucks, the Hemming Park Beer Garden, a My Gym Kids Zone and more. Proceeds benefit The Jazz Foundation of America.
FRI, JUNE 3 11 A.M. – 2 P.M.
NONPROFIT BUSINESS EXPO
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 more about the services they provide and how you can get involved.
SUN, JUNE 5 12 – 3 P.M.
ART FUSION WITH MOCA JACKSONVILLE
Kids are invited to participate in a hands-on art activity led by a MOCA Jacksonville instructor outside in Hemming Park! Kids can then enjoy free admission to the museum by showing their artwork. This month kids will use washi tape, masking tape, paints, and more to create a mixed-media masterpiece.
MON, JUNE 6 11 A.M. – 3 P.M.
10,000 ICE CREAM SCOOP CHALLENGE
Join the Salvation Army and Denali Moose Tracks as they take on the 10,000 ice cream scoop challenge! Their goal is to give away ten-thousand scoops of Moose Tracks ice cream. For every free scoop, $1 will be donated to the local Salvation Army.
MON, JUNE 6 5:30 – 8 P.M.
POWER OF MYTH WORKSHOP #2
Jungian psychoanalysts Gretchen Deters-Murray, LMFT and Barbara Woods-Barnes, LMHC invite you to join them for a free workshop based on the Power of Myth video series featuring Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers. Workshop #2 deals with the Message of Myth. Learn more and RSVP at hemmingpark.org.
THU, JUNE 9 5 – 8 P.M.
HEARTBEAT OF THE BOLD CITY
Heartbeat of the Bold City speaker series presents writer and Tonight! show host Jim Alabiso with live music performed by Jordan Aldrige in the Hemming Park Beer Garden.
MON, JUNE 13 5:30 – 8 P.M.
POWER OF MYTH WORKSHOP #3
Jungian psychoanalysts Gretchen Deters-Murray, LMFT and Barbara Woods-Barnes, LMHC invite you to join them for a free workshop based on the Power of Myth video series featuring Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers.
Workshop #3 is centered around The First Storytellers. Learn more and RSVP at hemmingpark.org.
WED, JUNE 15 12 – 2 P.M.
WORLD REFUGEE DAY
After a naturalization ceremony in the Jacksonville Main Library, join new U.S. citizens, their families and friends to celebrate their cultural heritage through traditional art, dance performances, music, food and more!
THU, JUNE 16 5:30 – 9 P.M.
JAXSONS NIGHT MARKET
Every third Thursday of the month enjoy a downtown night market of local farmers, artisan food vendors, entrepreneurs, food trucks, fashion trucks, live music and the Hemming Park Beer Garden! This month’s market is just in time for Father’s Day, shop great gifts for dad while supporting local small businesses.
SAT, JUNE 18 5 – 9 P.M.
2ND ANNUAL ASIAN FOOD FESTIVAL
Join us in Hemming Park once again for Asian and Asian-inspired dishes, local craft beer, and family fun in the heart of Downtown. Enjoy games, entertainment, and a cultural expo inside the Main Public Library.
THU, JUNE 23 5 – 8 P.M.
HEARTBEAT OF THE BOLD CITY
Heartbeat of the Bold City speaker series presents A Guide into Sacred Sound with esteemed local musician Arvid Smith and live music by Shawn Lightfoot in the Hemming Park Beer Garden.
WED, JUNE 29 11 A.M. – 2 P.M.
YOUTH BUSINESS CHALLENGE
Join Krumpin 4 Success Inc. as they challenge their summer campers to become youth entrepreneurs. K4S student teams will be given a product to market and sell in Hemming Park. The winning team will receive proceeds toward their own businesses. Support these young entrepreneurs as they learn valuable skills in professionalism and customer relations.