JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Friends of James Weldon Johnson Park is hosting a series of free events for the public during the entire month of May in the park located in the heart of downtown Jacksonville, 135 W. Monroe Street.
Here are the events that will be featured:
Cajun Fest with Flow Tribe, Saturday, May 8, from 4-10 p.m.
- Cajun Fest will feature the best in New Orleans-style food and music.
Emancipation Celebration Day, Thursday, May 20, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- The first annual event is an effort to educate the community about the historical significance of Florida’s observed Emancipation Day.
Sunshine Happy Hour, Friday, May 21, from 4-7 p.m.
- Sunshine Happy Hour will feature live music, cocktails, food trucks and the University of Florida Sculpture Team will be on hand to answer any questions about their artwork that is placed around the park.
Live at Lunch: Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
May 5: Joe Watts
May 7: Stephen Pigman Vibrations
May 10: The Suedes
May 12: Joe Watts
May 14: The 77ds
May 17: Paul Ivey
May 19: Joe Watts
May 21: Big Papa Fish
May 24: Lauren Fincham
May 25: Jake Schuman
May 26: Joe Watts
May 28: The Groove Coalition