October is here once again and that means there is a plethora of events happening on the First Coast this month including Octoberfest!
Brew at the Zoo.
On October 4th, 2013 numerous restaurants around the Jacksonville area are putting on “Brew at the Zoo!” from 7:30P.M. until 10:00P.M. This is an event to raise money to help feed the 2,000 animals that live in the Jacksonville Zoo. The event is being sponsored by Black Finn, Blue Fish, Bono’s Pit Bar-B-Q, Brio Tuscan Grille, Burrito Gallery & Bar, Catering by Liz ,Chart House, Chef’s Garden, Corporate Caterers Jax, Designed Events, Fionn MacCool’s, Good Food Company, Hightide Burrito, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville, Junior’s Seafood Restaurant and Grill, Liberty Bakery, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Peterbrooke, Publix Super Markets, Inc., Sticky Fingers, Sweet Pete’s.
Tickets for the event are $50 for members, $55 for non-members, and $80 for VIP Tickets; tickets are available here or call 904-757-4463, ext. 196
The Songwriters Showcases of America is holding the Jacksonville Original Music Fest in downtown Jacksonville on Saturday, October 5, 2013. The purpose of the event is to provide a family friendly festival with entertainment showcasing original musical acts from around the region. There will be Bands, Duos, and Solo acts as well, all performing their own music in various genres. There will be over 150 acts, playing on over 13 stages spread throughout the Jacksonville Landing and surrounding venues. The stage #1 is to be located in the Landing's courtyard, while stage #2 will be next to the Jacksonville Landing on Hogan Street. Every type of music you can think of will be represented including: Blues, Bluegrass, Country, Electronica, Folk, Hip Hop, Industrial, Jazz, Metal, Rock, Ska Reggae, and more. This is an all ages event that will last from 1:00PM through 1:00AM. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 on the day of he event. Children 12 and under get in free.Contact the SSA for more information regarding this event.
Jacksonville's infamous Octoberfest event, better know as Jaxtoberfest, is here once again on the weekend of Friday, October 11th, from 3:00P.M. to 10:00P.M. and October 12th from 10:00A.M. until 11:00P.M. Jaxtoberfest 2013 takes place downtown right on the banks of the St. Johns River at the Jacksonville Shipyards on 750 Bay Street, Jacksonville Florida 32202. There will be food and fun for everyone, with beer and brats galore, including polka and other forms of dancing from the heart of Bavaria. So come on down and enjoy this once a year event. Jaxtoberfest is being brought to you by PRI Productions and Client Focused Media. For more information see the Jaxtoberfest webiste. Please drink responsibly!