28 of The Best Things To Do in #JAX in July

 

 

July in Jacksonville. It just has a nice ring to it. This is the best month because you can roast on the beach every day, frolic in the water, join pool parties, sip on some refreshing brewskis, and just so much more! So let’s see what we have going on this month!

Monday, July 1st

Bingo Every Monday – Every Monday night at 7pm, prepare for some good, old fashioned bingo at American Legion Post 137! If you want to munch on some popcorn (which is provided, by the way) and possibly win $350, then grab all your friends and join the fun! (American Legion Post 137 // 7-9 pm // $10)

Tuesday, July 2nd 

Drinkin’ & Thinkin’ 

With trivia about current events and pop culture, Drinkin’ & Thinkin’ at Surfer is NEW and about to be POPPIN’. You have 2 chances to win – Your first is with trivia and your second is with their $2 patrons! (Surfer the Bar // 7-9 pm // Free)

Thursday, July 4

July 4th Fireworks 

Get all the things you own that are red, white, and blue, and join the crew in Downtown Jax! With these poppin’ off over the majestic St. Johns River, the show will be viewable from both the North and South banks! (Florida Riverbank // 9:45 pm // Free)

Red, White, and BOOM! 

The annual (and FREE!) Red, White, and BOOM 4th of July concert is coming around again at River City Brewing Co! The doors open at 7 pm, with performances, starting at 8! (River City Brewing // 8-10 pm // Free)

4th of July 5K + Brunch 

Wicked Barley is kicking off your Independence Day with a brunch! It starts at 8, but goes all day long! So join in on the Celebration Run and stick around for the official after party! 

(Wicked Barley // 8am – 4pm // Food and drink specials)

Saturday, July 6th

The Good Wood Band 

 You’ve had a full day now to recover from the partying from Independence Day…But, hold up, it’s the weekend! Why not carry on with some more cocktails at Whiskey Jax on Baymeadows? The Good Wood Band will be playing and it’s a free show!

(Whiskey Jax – Baymeadows // 9pm – 12am // Free)

Sunday, July 7th

First Coast Arts Market 

On the first Sunday of every month, the First Coast Arts Market is coming around to satisfy all of our artistic and crafty desires! With 20 of Jacksonville’s finest artists and crafters, celebrate our local talent and maybe find yourself something nice! (Things Very Special // 12-4 pm // Vendor Costs)

Monday, July 8th

Speed Dating 

If you haven’t found your special someone yet, even if you’ve already given some speed dating a whirl, then try again! Go ahead and register for Speed Dating at Sneakers! Ladies and gents, there will be alcohol to smooth those nerves. (Sneakers // 7-9 pm // $33)

Tuesday, July 9th

Train & the Goo Goo Dolls 

Train AND the Goo Goo Dolls are performing in Jax?!? Heck yes.. Grab your friends and don’t miss the chance to see them live! The opportunities are few & far between. (Daily’s Place // 7 pm // $59.50+)

Thursday, July 11th

Om in the Dome 

If you haven’t done it yet, you have yet another chance to get your zen on, under a starry night sky in a planetarium. Encourage a pal to sign up, too! (Bryan-Gooding Planetarium // 6:30-8 // $20)

 

Friday, July 12th

JAxe Throwing 

 Ever thrown an axe like a bad-ass? If you haven’t, you should. If you have, then you know how fun it is. Embrace your inner lumberjack and sip on some brewskis. (Autobahn Indoor Speedway & Events // 7-9 pm // $35)

Saturday, July 13th

The Beaches Freedom Fest 

Food trucks. Live music. Vendors. Cornhole tournament. All of this, only mere steps from the beach. The best part?  it’s only a short walk to the bars, so you can bounce between all these fun places. (Seawalk Pavilion // 12-10 pm // Free)

Sunday, July 14th

Barks, Brunch, and Brews 

Kanine Social is Jacksonville’s only indoor/outdoor dog park with a bar. AND they’re hosting a brunch for both you and your furry friend.Bring your doggy and come enjoy Jax’s best brunch food trucks…and a ton of cute dogs! (Kanine Social // 11am – 2pm // $10 day pass)

Tuesday, July 16th

Hambingo 

Let’s play some bingo at Hamburger Mary’s…Oh, and it’s all going towards raising funds for rescue dogs at Pit Sisters! Talk about a good time and a good cause. (Hamburger Mary’s // 7-10 pm // $10)

Wednesday, July 17th

Free Stand-Up Comedy Clas

Creative Veins is hosting a free stand-up comedy class, designed for complete beginners! Whether you’re trying to unleash your inner Adam Sandler or just watch others do it, I suggest swinging by. (Creative Veins // 7-9 pm // Free)

Thursday, July 18th

Glow Yoga 

As JAX Fray likes to say, “We’ve added a bit of glow to your flow.” The goal is to get your deep stretches in at yoga but also to light up the beach! I mean, seriously, people should be able to see the whole yoga squad from a mile away. Wear your brightest attire and get ready for yoga on Jax Beach’s shores. (Oceanfront Park // 8-9 pm // $20)

Friday, July 19th 

The Rolling Stones 

The Rolling Stones will be playing at TIAA Bank Field! You know it’s going to be HUGE. Remember, this is the same space that the Jags use for games, so it’s ready to seat the town! (TIAA Bank Field // 7:30 pm // $99+)

Saturday, July 20th

Beats and Brews 

The region’s best house and techno DJs are dropping their most fire tracks while Hyperion rotates a lineup of their most fire beers! Live music and a refreshing taproom experience? Get your party friends on top of it. (Hyperion Brewery // 9pm – 1am // Beer costs)

Sunday, July 21st

IPA Release Party 

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We have several exciting announcements to share this morning!   First, we have teamed up with the Sing Out Loud Festival to brew "Sing Out Loud Session IPA." A portion of the proceeds from the sale of Sing Out Loud Session IPA will benefit JASMYN, a non-profit youth services organization for LGBTQ young people in North Florida.   To launch this limited-edition Festival IPA we will be hosting a special release party at the brewery on July 21 featuring a full afternoon of live music. This FREE show will be headlined by New York-based guitarist Steve Gunn, who was recently called "rock’s best-kept secret" by Rolling Stone magazine. It was also feature Jacksonville performers LPT, Nightcrawler, Folk Is People, Willie Evans Jr., Stono Echo and Christina Wagner.   Sing Out Loud Session IPA will be available at various locations in North and Central Florida beginning July 22. It will also be featured at the Sing Out Loud festival throughout the month of September.   Join us on July 21 to listen to some awesome music, drink great beer, and support an important cause!   #GoWithYourIntuition #SingOutLoudFestival #SteveGunn #LocalMusic #ilovejax #dtjax #drinkjax

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It is finally time for the release of the Limited Edition Sing Out Loud Session IPA at Intuition Ale! Speaking of singing, there will be live performances by Steve Gunn, LPT, Nightcrawler, Folk is People and more. Doors open at 12:30! (Intuition Ale // 12:30-8 pm // Drink Costs)

Tuesday, July 23rd

Keg and Coin Social 

Keg & Coin is offering $3 beers (major discount, people) for Edge members on Tuesday night, simply to let everyone socialize happily. Even if you don’t join the gym, come on out to play some pinball, darts, Killer Queen, and Deathball. (Keg and Coin // 8:30-11:30 pm // Drink Costs)

 

Wednesday, July 24th

Jumbo Shrimp Game 

Come out to Crustaceans and Canines Night! You and your canine companion are welcome to the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. It’s completely free for your furry friend, but you have to pay (sorry). (Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville // 7:05 pm // $9)

Thursday, July 25th

Beaches Habitat for Humanity Fundraiser 

Beaches Habitat for Humanity are teaming up with Surfer to give you a social night of drinks, music, raffles, and more! If you buy a ticket, not only are you supporting a local nonprofit, but you will get 2 free drinks and appetizers! (Surfer the Bar // 6 pm // $20-25)

Friday, July 26th

Sublime with Rome 

Your favorite alternative rock reggae duo is hitting up the St. Augustine area at the Amp, perfect for the Floridian culture, this good-vibes music will leave you quite pleased that you got a ticket. It’s Friday night, so come live it up. (The Amp St. Augustine // 5:30 pm // $33.14)

Saturday, July 27th

Chicago Style Steppin Party 

This will be quite interesting, folks…A Steppin’ Party. This party will have 2 DJs, dinner, prizes, vendors, AND a photographer. Who else is excited to see photos of their extremely unskilled dancing? Don’t miss the fun…I hear there is an after-party. (The Carling // 3-8 pm // $15)

Monday, July 29th

Blink 182 & Lil Wayne 

What better way to turn up on a Monday than with a Blink 182/Lil Wayne duo? I know some of you are bigger fans of “I Miss You” and some of you loved “A Milli” more, but how about the beautiful concoction of pairing these artists together? (Daily’s Place // 7:30 pm // $85+)

 

Tuesday, July 30th

Country 2-Step Class 

For all you country lovers and cowboys, I hear that 2-step country is a must-have. So if you don’t know how, time to get yourself to The Dance Shack for a class. There is both a beginner and an intermediate class! (The Dance Shack // 6-7 pm // $15)

 

Wednesday, July 31st

$1 Bowling for Military Appreciation 

 Mayport Bowling Center is having a Military Appreciation Day! With $1 games, $1 shoe rentals, $1 hot dogs, and $1 fountain drinks, you could get it all for as little as $4! Grab your fam and go! (Mayport Bowling Center // 10:30am – 10pm // $1)

 

Phew…my wrists hurt from typing up all this gold. Despite my lack of funny jokes, I hope you are all excited about the fun events in Jacksonville this July…and all of the warm weather 

 

Any events we missed? Let us know in the comments or tag us on socials using #JAXFray and #FrayLife.

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