Events

Jacksonville Participates in Statewide Event to Promote Florida’s Beaches

The Great VISIT FLORIDA Beach Walk, held Nov. 6, anticipates to kick-start Florida tourism after a summer soaked in oil spill news.  Floridians will rally to celebrate the Sunshine State’s sandy shores and show the world – with photos from each of the 825 miles of Florida’s beaches, including 21 miles of Duval County beaches – that Florida’s beaches are as beautiful as ever. 

Seminole Fans and Alumni, Join the Beaches Noles Viewing Party

FSU Seminole Viewing Party

FSU vs. North Carolina State

October 28th, 2010

7:30pm Kick Off

Where:  

  • Pusser’s Bar and Grille, http://www.pussersusa.com
  • 816 A1A North
  • Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
  • Free Parking in Garage
  • View the game from the jumbo 110” Projection TV and two 50” flat screen TVs

Nole Fan Food & Drink Specials Include:

  • $2 Miller Lite, Bud Light & Yuengling Drafts
  • $3 Three Olives Vodka
  • $5 Pain Killers
  • .50 Wings
  • $2 Sliders

Visitors are invited to celebrate the season with family fun throughout Florida

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Florida State Parks is hosting a variety of fall festivals full of family fun this month. From Halloween alternatives to seasonal celebrations, Florida’s award-winning state parks are hosting events for all interests.

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is just around the corner and many consumers may not realize how scary this ghoulish night might really be for their personal safety, their property…or their pocketbooks.

PGA TOUR to Recieve Special Award for Continuous Philanthropy Throughout Our Communities

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) International will present a special honor to the PGA TOUR for the organization’s efforts in surpassing the $1 billion mark in charitable giving in 2005.  AFP International President & CEO Paulette V. Maehara, CFRE, CAE will award the recognition at the AFP First Coast Chapter’s National Philanthropy Day® luncheon on Nov. 10 at 11:30 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront.

The 2nd Annual Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk Nov. 6th

The 2nd Annual Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Walk for the benefit of Lung Cancer will be held November 6th in Ponte Vedra at Mickler’s Landing.  There are over 370 registered participants and $92,000 raised to date.

Jacksonville Couple Chosen for First Times Square New Year's Wedding

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- How many guests make for a "full house" at a wedding? One local couple will have about a million.

Bethany Philips and Geoffrey Dubie, who live in Jacksonville,  met in Iraq while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps.  They live in Jacksonville.

They entered a contest to be the first people ever married in a ceremony at Times Square on New Year's Eve.

After looking through nearly 2,000 entries, Get Married Media chose Philips and Dubie to say "I do" as the ball drops with the world watching.

Philips, originally from Georgia, is heading to Florida State College Jacksonville to study nursing, and Dubie, from North Carolina, is studying at Jacksonville University.

The couple chose Jacksonville to start their life together after their service in the military.