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, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (New hours and new offerings!)
Monday – Friday: Food Trucks & Live Music, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Monday – Sunday: Hemming Park Kids Zone, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Every Tuesday: Toddler Tuesday, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Every Friday: Magic Class, 4 – 5 p.m.
Every Sunday: Yoga 4 Change, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. (Yoga is back!)
FRI, SEPTEMBER 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 7 – 10 P.M.
4th ANNUAL FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE FESTIVAL
In it’s fourth year, this free, family‐friendly event series moves to Hemming Park! The 5-Friday music festival aims to unite cultures through music, arts and community in Downtown Jacksonville. Each night will feature a music competition, live art display, silent auction, food & drinks, a Kids Zone, lawn games and more. Find weekly event details at hemmingpark.org/FNL.
FRI, SEPTEMBER 2 11 A.M. – 2 P.M.
NONPROFIT BUSINESS EXPO
All I Know, Inc. invites you to Hemming Park every first Friday to meet and mingle with local nonprofits to learn about their services and how you can get involved.
SUN, SEPTEMBER 4 12 – 3 P.M.
ART FUSION WITH MOCA JACKSONVILLE
Kids are invited to join one of MOCA Jacksonville’s professional art educators in Hemming Park for a hands-on art activity inspired by the works in the Museum. For this month’s project, inspired by Kevin Peterson’s use of graffiti in his painting “Street Light,” kids will create their own colorful graffiti “tags.” After, kids can enjoy free admission to the museum.
WED, SEPTEMBER 7 5 – 9 P.M.
FIRST WEDNESDAY ART WALK
Downtown Vision, Inc. and BB&T proudly present “Dog Days of Summer” at First Wednesday Art Walk! Enjoy live music by mjm Entertainment and the Samuel Sanders Duo in Hemming Park, pet-friendly vendors on Laura St. and even pet adoptions! Plus local artists, food vendors and 60+ participating venues throughout Downtown.
SAT, SEPTEMBER 10 10 A.M. – 2 P.M.
TRIBUTE TO AMERICA
Retired JSO Officer Jan D. Goodman, Sr. and One Accord Ministries invite you to join them for music and ministry as they host a Tribute to America in remembrance of 9/11 including a food and clothes giveaway for the public.
THU, SEPTEMBER 15 5:30 – 9 P.M.
JAXSONS NIGHT MARKET
Every third Thursday of the month enjoy a downtown night market of local craftsman, artisan food vendors, entrepreneurs, food trucks, fashion trucks, live music and local brews. This event is pet and kid-friendly!