Are you trying to save money for a big vacation, a new car or just to have a rainy day fund? Don’t worry! Living on a budget so you can save some extra funds doesn’t mean you need to do away with your social life and fun activities. There are plenty of fun, free activities in Jacksonville that you can head out the door and explore.
Riverside Arts Market: As Florida’s largest, weekly free arts festival, this market happens every Saturday from March to December with local vendors, fresh produce, live entertainment and more for you and you friends or family to wander around every week.
Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens: Check out one of the most visited museums in the Southeast for Free Tuesdays, every Tuesday evening, or on the first Saturday of the month.
Jacksonville Jazz Festival: Jazz musicians from all over the country converge on Jacksonville for Memorial Day weekend for a free jazz fest with several stages of music.
Museum of Science & History: Learn from their core exhibits and special traveling displays. While there is an admission fee most days, there are the occasional special events where free admission happens, so be sure to check their site and social media for free days.
Kingsley Plantation: Part of the National Park Service, the plantation offers visitors a chance to view a plantation house and learn about all aspects of life in eighteenth and nineteenth century Florida by touring 20 slave cabins, the plantation’s gardens and the house itself.
Beaches Museum & History Center: This free museum allows visitors to learn about the railway system, music, the boardwalk and how Hurricane Dora impacted the area.
Outdoor Recreation: If you enjoy sports like basketball or soccer, running and hiking along trails or biking beneath tree canopies, parks throughout the region and trails around the area can provide hours of free, fun entertainment.
Jacksonville Farmer’s Market: Wander around the oldest farmers market in Florida, where you can get your weekly produce if you want – or just spend some time outside with your loved ones.
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