Father’s Day around Jacksonville, FL

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Father’s Day around Jacksonville, FL

Jacksonville. This corner of Florida expresses its one-of-a-kind character in its unique heritage of the outdoors, multiple historic periods and a distinctly “Jax” identity that manifests in the music of today. Indeed, with all that has imbued generations of Jacksonville residents with a special energy and inspiration, this is also true for the sights visitors and locals alike can find here. Read on for some of our favorite ways to celebrate Father’s Day around Jacksonville. 

In River or Ocean

If your dad has a love for the outdoors, or is an avid fishing enthusiast, there are few cities you could have picked that are better than Jacksonville! The In River or Ocean Fishing Tournament is a proud tradition of the Jacksonville community, where Dad and the family can get out on the water and enjoy casting for the biggest catch either on St. Johns River or out on the Atlantic! All proceeds also go back to the community via the Clay Roberts Memorial Scholarship, meaning this is a great way to help support the community as it is enjoying the North Florida waters.


Day at Jacksonville Beach 

The nearby picturesque town of Jacksonville Beach is a great location for the whole family to celebrate Father’s Day with endless sunshine, waves, recreation, fresh seafood and photo opportunities galore. Here, the ample amount of shopping and dining means you can spoil Dad as well as the whole family, enjoying the beach, touring the city and indulging in Northeast Florida’s nature. We recommend sunset picnics on the beach or with window side seating at one of the many restaurants here in Jacksonville Beach to treat Dad and for a memorable view to make this Father’s Day stand out.


Dining around Jacksonville

Quietly becoming a bastion of local Southern, Floridian, Caribbean and cosmopolitan cuisines, no matter Dad’s taste, every visitor will find themselves spoilt for delicious options here around Jacksonville. If you’ll be forgoing the cooking (and cleaning) at home, take Dad out to any of these delectable locations around Jacksonville. The views at Verandah in the Omni Amelia Island Resort are sure to impress Dad, with a modern, Mediterranean inspired menu with views out over the Atlantic, while Azurea continues to grow a loyal following with its indulgent brunch menu. Nineteen at TPC Sawgrass mixes the flavors of comfort food with a classy, contemporary presentation while Palm Valley Fish Camp offers a more family-friendly experience.  


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