Raise a toast to the crafts people who brew and refine until they come up with the perfect concoction. At the annual Craft and Import Beer Festival every May, you can taste samples from over 35 different breweries with more than 200 beers. Local restaurant dishes and live music will also be on hand.
What could be better than a cool drink in hand, strolling the beachfront and listening to the sweet pings of steel drums? Head over to the Jacksonville Caribbean Carnival each September and you'll feel transported to the islands. Enjoy great music, food, crafts and entertainment at this festival.
It's a real scene at the annual Jacksonville Jazz Festival every May, where some of the greatest regional and national jazz acts get together for memorable jams. Multiple stages, plus the Wine Down Tasting Experience and the Art in the Heart Downtown juried art show happen at the same time.
The arts takes center stage at the annual Mandarin Arts Festival every Easter Weekend in the historic community. If it can be created, it's on display here. Browse through paintings, jewelry, pottery, photography, sculptures and more. Also featured are a kid's art show, green market and an Easter egg hunt.
Visit nations around the earth at the World of Nations Celebration. Explore the diversity of the planet and its many different cultures. The celebration showcases food, arts, music and more. More than 30 countries are represented in this weekend festival, every April and May.