FREE Ongoing Events Around the First Coast

October 2022


October 2022

Looking for something to do around the First Coast? From free music to museum admission, there are a ton of ongoing opportunities to do more in your community that won’t break the bank.  Check out these FREE ongoing events! 




Friday Musical, a venerable Jacksonville institution for over 130 years, provides FREE Concerts throughout the year. The concerts are typically classical music, but sometimes feature other types of music as well. This organization is proud to provide an important cultural service to the Jacksonville community. 


The Colonial Oaks Music Park has more than just music to offer. The Colonial Oaks Music Park is a great place to spend an afternoon or evening. The park offers a diverse schedule of free events, which gives you numerous chances for a great time without breaking the bank. In addition to music, the park hosts comedy shows, food truck rallies, and movie nights. There’s something for everyone at the Colonial Oaks Music Park.  


The 1904 Music Hall’s free Monday Night Funk Jams are a great way to spend your evening. These sessions include a variety of themes and sometimes even a special guest. The 1904 Music Hall is a historic venue located in the heart of Downtown Jacksonville. The free Monday night jam sessions are a great opportunity to experience the music hall and enjoy some free live music. The sessions are led by a professional house band and feature guest musicians from the community.


Catch some great music on your lunch hour!  The Live at Lunch series in James Weldon Johnson Park is an excellent chance to catch some wonderful local talant every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.  The lineup is always changing.  Grab a bite to eat at one of the featured food trucks while you enjoy the music.