Hemming Park Announces Events and Programming for March 2020

March 01, 2020  
dog standing my mouth sculpture in Hemming Park

Celebrate Spring in Hemming Park

Friends of Hemming Park is proud to host events in Hemming Park located at 135 W. Monroe Street in the heart of Downtown Jacksonville. All activities listed below are free and open to the public.

WEEKLY PROGRAMMING

  • Wednesday Live Music sponsored by Jax Vision Care
  • Monday – Friday: Food Trucks at Charlie’s CafĂ©, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Monday - Sunday: Hemming Park Kids Zone, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

SPECIAL EVENTS

ArtWalk: St Paddy Takes Over #DTJax
Wednesday, March 4 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
ArtWalk is presented by Downtown Vision on the first Wednesday of every month, rain or shine. More than 60 ArtWalk venues stretch across Downtown Jacksonville’s core and include galleries, museums, businesses and more. Hemming Park serves as ArtWalk headquarters and hosts a variety of artists and live performances every month. Click here for all of the details: https://www.facebook.com/events/2491786474425061/.
 
Viva La Fiesta
Saturday, March 7 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Yaya Production and Rumba 106.9 presents Viva La Fiesta 2020. Saturday March 7th at Hemming Park from 12 pm-6 pm, completely free! Music by:

  • DJ Geexella
  • DJ Lil Yankee Steven Piedra
  • Baba Caiman
  • Pinedas Band
  • Orquesta Mi Son
  • Charlie Cruz

Sponsored by PGA TOUR, Reyes Legal, PLLC, Florida Blue. For more information, yayaproductionsjax@gmail.com. Click here for all of the details: https://www.facebook.com/events/349753355942266/.
 
Bingo & Benefits
Tuesday, March 10 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Starting March 10, Hemming Park will be hosting Bingo & Benefits sponsored by United Health Care and Vagabond Coffee. Join us on the second Tuesday of every month for free bingo games with prizes included. The announced dates are as follows:

  • March 10
  • April 14
  • May 12
  • June 9
  • July 14
  • August 11

Click here for all of the details: https://www.facebook.com/events/184757772619344/
 
Spring Fling
Saturday, March 28  from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Join us in the park for live music, artistic vendors and food trucks for fun in the sun. Also on this day, don’t miss the Jacksonville Public Library’s Duval Comic and Zine Fest for a day of vendor tables of independent creators, creator presentations and zinemaking workshops from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more information please email events@hemmingpark.org. Click here for all of the details: https://www.facebook.com/events/176876860212118/.

LIVE MUSIC

Friends of Hemming Park hosts live music from 11:30 to 2 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Wednesday music is sponsored by Jax Vision Care. 

Here is the full line up of musicians for March:

  • March 2: Lauren Fincham
  • March 4: Joe Watts
  • March 6: Kalani Rose
  • March 9: Ace Winn
  • March 11: Joe Watts
  • March 13: The Suedes
  • March 16: Paul Ivey
  • March 18: Joe Watts
  • March 20: Crazy Daysies
  • March 23: Jake Schuman
  • March 15: Joe Watts
  • March 27: The Rip Currents
  • March 30: Rebecca Day

About Friends of Hemming Park (FOHP): Friends of Hemming Park is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming Jacksonville’s oldest public park into an attractive space that engages diverse communities with high quality, innovative programming, revitalizing the heart of our city. To learn more about the park and upcoming events, visit hemmingpark.org