San Marco is a neighborhood in Jacksonville FL that is known for its annual events. Here are some of the most popular annual events in San Marco.
-The St Johns County Fair is a fun event for all ages and dates back to 1869, making it one of Jacksonville FL’s longest-running fairs. The 2019 event will be held on Saturday September 28th at Jaycee Park located at 2079 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Florida 32207 from 12pm until midnight with fireworks scheduled for 11pm. There are over 300 vendors attending this family friendly evening so make sure you bring your appetite!
-Every year Margarita Madness takes place on the Northbank Riverwalk downtown with live music, food trucks and specialty beverages that are 100% made from scratch or imported directly from Mexico. They also have different types of tequila available for sampling and purchase with the opportunity to become a master tecoonista.
-The River Arts Festival has been an annual event in Jacksonville FL since 1985 that celebrates the arts, culture, food and local cuisine along with sustainability efforts of North Florida businesses by showcasing them at this festival on Riverside Avenue each year. The 2019 dates will be September 21st through 23rd from 11am until dusk so make sure you stop by!
-Taste Of San Marco is another one of Jacksonville’s longest running festivals, dating back to 1979. This three day event features live music as well as over 50 food vendors serving up delicious bites including barbecue favorites and more ethnic dishes not often seen elsewhere in town like grilled octopus or Greek salad.
-The Southern Craft Show is hosted by the Jacksonville ARTS Council and has been going on since 1978! This event takes place over three days at various locations around town with a different theme each year like “Florida’s Natural Treasures” or “Art & Soul of Haiti from The Artists of Rising Sun Center.”
-One other annual event in San Marco that you should make sure to check out is Mango Festival which celebrates Filipino culture through food, music, art and more near the University Of North Florida campus every October drawing crowds up to 20,000 people in attendance. Check back for 2019 dates soon!