Emily Bennett, Summer Marketing Intern
Looking for fun activities to celebrate the Fourth of July? #DTJax is ready to make this year’s Independence Day celebration one to remember! Check out all of the festivities happening in Downtown Jacksonville this year below!
Start the Fourth with a Bang
The City of Jacksonville is ready to make #DTJax shine! COJ is putting on a fireworks show for the entire community! This year, fireworks will be launched from five locations throughout Jacksonville on July 4, 2023, beginning at 9:45 p.m.
Fireworks will be launched from the following locations throughout various communities:
Highlands – Ray Greene Park (park will be closed for the launch)
The Avenues Mall
Trinity Baptist Church
Ed Austin Regional Park
Batter Up with Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp
Photo Credit: @markschoucpa
July 3, 2023: 6:05 p.m. at 121 Financial Ballpark (Gates open at 4:30 p.m.)
Experience the ultimate Fourth of July weekend by kicking off Independence Day at the ballpark! Don’t miss out on the All-American fun on July 3rd. Indulge in delightful picnics, come early to snag a patriotic hat and enjoy one of the most breathtaking fireworks displays in the entire city!
Dance For Freedom
July 4, 2023, from 6-10 p.m. at 715 Riverside Ave.
Looking for an awesome view of the fireworks show in #DTJax? Choose to see the views from under the bridge at the Riverside Arts Market! There will also be live music, dancing and a variety of food trucks. If you are looking for a unique spot and a good time–this is the place!
Take in the Fireworks from the MOSH Rooftop
July 4, 2023, from 8-10:30 p.m. at 1025 Museum Cir.
Celebrate the Fourth of July with the Museum of Science and History! Enjoy food, drinks, music and some of the best views of the City of Jacksonville fireworks show on the Southbank!
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Fireworks Cruise Along the St. Johns
Cruise along the river before enjoying the city’s fireworks display with the St. Johns Water Taxi! You may even spot some marine life throughout the night’s festivities. Wine and beer will be available to purchase on board. Book your tour now!
First Wednesday Art Walk
Step into the city on July 5th and celebrate Independence Day at First Wednesday Art Walk. Visit each art hub (James Weldon Johnson Park and The Jessie), shop with local vendors and businesses while enjoying live music at various spots within the urban core. Find all you need to know about July’s Art Walk here!
Happy Fourth of July, #DTJax! Tag us in your photos or use #DTJax for a chance to be featured!