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2015 Jacksonville July 4th Fun in the Sun

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Not sure what to do for Independence Day. Luckily, there are tons of 2015 Jacksonville July 4th fun in the sun events to choose from here in Jacksonville.There is quite a bit of 2015 Jacksonville July 4th fun in the sun scheduled this weekend.  Yes, July 4th is just two days away.  Can you believe it?  There is no way to be bored when you are in the Jacksonville community, though.  Check out what’s happening on Saturday, July 4th below.

2015 Jacksonville July 4th Fun in the Sun

What: Independence Day Party
Where: Riverside Arts Market (715 Riverside Ave)
When: 10am to 11pm
Cost: FREE
Contact: Riverside Arts Market (904) 389-2449

Visit the farmer’s market to pick up something for your family BBQ.  Come back for the live entertainment all day long on the River Stage.  Fireworks light up the skies over the St John’s River at 9:45pm.

What: Jacksonville’s Celebration
Where: Northbank & Southbank Riverwalks
When: All Day
Cost: FREE
Contact: Jax Happenings (904) 630-3690

Click here to search our featured Jacksonville/St Augustine homes for saleSome of the best 2015 Jacksonville July 4th fun is happening right along the Riverwalks.  Go to the Shipyards at Bay St.  The Band Be Easy and Orleans will perform free live concerts there.  Toss a water balloon (or 20).  Get your face painted.  Snack on delicious BBQ (for a fee).  Participate in the three-legged races or the giant Jenga game.  Try your hand at a Jax Happenings mini-challenge.

Jacksonville Landing also offers up some 2015 Jacksonville July 4th fun.  Enjoy a live musical concert by X Hale from 3pm to 8pm.  Follow that up with the Ivey West Band from 8pm to 1am.

Friendship Fountain Park offers tons of hands-on activities at the Museum of Science and History before the big show over the St Johns River.

What: American Pie 4th of July
Where: Reynolds Park (1063 Bulkhead Rd, Green Cove Springs, FL)
When: 11am to 10pm
Cost: Admission is FREE, Parking is $10 per car
Contact: Jim Cribb (904) 264-0520

Just a 45 minute drive south is Green Cove Springs.  That is where you’ll find the American Pie 4th of July festivities.  Enjoy music, pony and train rides, slip and slides and more.  The car show runs from 10am to 2pm.  Food vendors will be more than happy to keep your tummies full.  Fireworks start at 9:30pm.  Pets are welcome.  Proceeds benefit various Clay County charities.

As you can see, there are tons of things to do for your 2015 Jacksonville July 4th fun in the sun this Saturday.  Always remember to be safe.  The loud sounds of the fireworks can scare even the tamest of animals.  It might be a good idea to keep your pets at home.  If you do bring them out, make sure they are on a leash for their safety and the safety of others.

Where do you like to watch fireworks in Jacksonville?  Please let me know in the comments below.  Have a safe and happy 4th of July!

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