The holiday season kicks off in Downtown Jacksonville Wednesday night with a variety of activities.

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In 1938 a live radio play directed and narrated by actor and filmmaker Orson Welles was so realistic that it scared some listeners into believing the world was being invaded by aliens from Mars.


The Monster Jam monster truck show returns to Jacksonville this weekend for two shows at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena.

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Autobahn Indoor Speedway & Events is adding a full-service restaurant, a bar serving beer and wine and up to 50 arcade games at its Jacksonville location.

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Hot weather, hot music and an extra day off for many adds up to plenty of entertainment opportunities across the First Coast over the Memorial Day weekend. 


From comics and movies to the campy Batman TV series of the 1960s, the history of superheroes will be on display beginning Saturday at Jacksonville’s Museum of Science and History.

Business Brief: Entertainment Boom A Sign Of A Healthy Jacksonville Economy

Sep 14, 2018
Cathey standing in front of "Smash" sign.
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Northeast Florida is seeing a boom in new entertainment venues.

As Jacksonville Daily Record editor Karen Mathis tells WJCT’s Jessica Palombo, that’s a sign of a healthy economy.

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Hemming Park in downtown Jacksonville is the site of the city’s first Hispanic Heritage Celebration this weekend.

Cher is one busy lady.

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First Coast Connect is hitting the road for Friday morning’s episode.

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All of the rain in the forecast is expected to make for a wet Jazz Festival this weekend.

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Although it’s not officially part of this weekend’s Jacksonville Jazz Festival, The Landing has plenty of live  music planned for the holiday weekend.

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Whether your mom is into golf, funk or art, there’s plenty to do around the First Coast this weekend.

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Elton John has announced his farewell tour, and the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena has made the list.

@SanMarcoTrain on Twitter

Recently a lively voice popped up on Jacksonville’s Twitter scene that takes potshots at politicians, sports figures, media folks, and yes,  the infamous San Marco train crossing.