Hemming Park Announces Events and Programming for November 2019

November 01, 2019  
entrance to hemming park with opposing forces sculpture

Kick-off the holiday season with Friends of 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.


  • Monday – Friday: Food Trucks and music at Charlie’s Café, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. 
  • Monday - Sunday: Hemming Park Kids Zone, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.


ArtWalk:  Salute to Service
Wednesday, November 6 from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m.
Hemming Park joins Downtown Vision’s “Salute to Service” ArtWalk on Wednesday, November 6th.  Enjoy live music on our main stage and local craft beer from Veterans United Craft Brewery at the Hemming Park bar.
Desfile Puertorriqueño de Jacksonville
Saturday, November 9 at 12 p.m.
Visit Hemming Park for the annual Puerto Rican parade and celebration, hosted by the Hispanic and Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce,  from noon until 10 p.m. on Saturday, November 9th. Enjoy music, food and free admission. 
Click here for all of the details: https://www.facebook.com/events/450246372237603/
Walk to End Alzheimer’s 
Saturday, November 16 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Lead the way to Alzheimer's first survivor. Sign up today at act.alz.org/jacksonville.
Registration at 8 a.m. 
Ceremony at 9 a.m. 
Walk at 9:30 a.m.
Click here for all of the details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1964030353905932/
Skyway Saturdays
Saturday, November 16 - Skyway runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Take a free ride on the Jacksonville Transit Authority SkyWay to visit MOCA Jacksonville, the Jacksonville Public Library and Hemming Park. 
Save the Date:  Holidays in Hemming
Saturday, December 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Celebrate the holidays with a full day of family-friendly fun in Hemming Park, sponsored by Community First Credit Union. Shop with local artisans and dine with the best of Jacksonville's food trucks; enjoy music and dance performances and free photos with Santa! Children's activities; leashed pets are welcome. Email events@hemmingpark.org for information about sponsorship and vending opportunities.
Click here for all of the details: https://www.facebook.com/events/458237878280866/


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 November:

  • November 4:  Alaina Colding
  • November 6: Joe Watts
  • November 8: Beau and the Burners
  • November 13: Joe Watts
  • November 15: The Suedes
  • November 18: Paul Ivey
  • November 20: Joe Watts
  • November 22: Kalani Rose
  • November 25: Darren Ronan

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