Radar: To Do in JAX 2.23-2.26

Photo from communityfirstseawalkmusicfest.com.

So much to do in Jacksonville this weekend! Attend one of the many local breweries for multiple events or catch game of hockey at the Vystar Arena. Make a homemade candy bar or find some live music, and on Sunday, see Journey live featuring Toto to hear some of your all-time favorite hits. Let us guide you through this week and all the adventures. Note: Most descriptions are courtesy of event hosts and edited for clarity.


The Fritz at 1904 Music Hall
The Fritz is bringing the funk back to Jax on Thursday February 23rd with special guests Ajeva. $15-$20. 9-11:30 p.m. 19 N Ocean St. Jacksonville FL; 1904musichall.com // @1904musichall

Sip & Shop Thursdays at Ink Factory Brewing
Join Ink Factory Brewing every Thursday to sip while you shop. Each week, several different vendors will be showcasing their products. Free. 6-9 p.m. 602 Shetter Ave.Unit #17, Jacksonville, FL; inkfactorybrewing.com  // @inkfactorybrewing


Chocolate Bar Class at Sweet Pete’s Candy Shop
Learn the art of tempering chocolate with a hands-on demonstration. Choose from many decadent candy toppings to create three custom chocolate bars. Class is approximately 1 hour long. Only paid participants may enter candy making room. $18. 5-6:30 p.m. 400 N Hogan St. Jacksonville, FL; sweetpetescandyshop.com // @sweetpetescandyshop

Atlanta Gladiators vs Jacksonville Icemen at Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena
Join the Icemen for Military Appreciation Weekend as we honor Veterans, those who have served and are currently serving. $19-$75. 7-10 p.m.. 300 A Philip Randolph Blvd. Jacksonville FL; vystarveteransarena.com // @vystarvetarena


Community First Sea Walk Music Festival at Oceanfront Sea walk Pavilion and Latham Plaza
Grab your lounge chairs and dancing flip-flops and head over to the Sea walk Music Fest in Jacksonville Beach, Florida. This wonderful annual event is a beachfront celebration with an incredible lineup of diverse musical acts.  Free. 12 p.m.. 75 1st St. N Jacksonville Beach, FL; jacksonvillebeach.org // @seawalkmusicfest


Winterland V at Riverfront Plaza
We’ll see you again on the waterfront (where The Jacksonville Landing used to be) with two stages and over 30 bands! Food Trucks, Vendors, Art Installations and more. Entry is free but we encourage everyone to buy a Merch item to support the scene. Free. Friday at 2 p.m. to Sunday at 11 p.m. 2 Independent Dr. Jacksonville, FL; downtownjacksonville.org // @downtownjax


Riverside Craft Beer Festival at Riverside Arts Market
More than 100 craft beers from local, regional, and national breweries, live music: The Firewater Tent Revival and food Provided by Jacksonville’s finest food trucks! $45-$70. 1-4 p.m. 715 Riverside Ave. Jacksonville, FL; riversideartsmarket.org // @riversideartsmarket

Journey: Freedom Tour 2023 at Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena
Since the group’s formation in 1973, JOURNEY has earned 19 top 40 singles, 25 gold and platinum albums, and has sold over 100 million albums globally. Their “Greatest Hits” album is certified 15 times platinum, making Journey one of the few bands to ever have been diamond-certified, and their song “Don’t Stop Believin’” has been streamed over one billion times alone. $35-$500. 7:30-10 p.m.. 300 A Philip Randolph Blvd. Jacksonville, FL; vystarveteransarena.com // @vystarvetarena

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