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Veterans Day Sounds of Victory Concert featuring the Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestra

During the centennial of the Great War (1914-18), the Memorial Park Association will host a series of special programs and events to commemorate the first global war in history. In Collaboration with the City of Jacksonville the Memorial Park Association Presents: Veterans Day Sounds of Victory Concert featuring the Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestra   November […]


Memorial Concert & Picnic in the Park

MEMORIAL CONCERT HONORING OUR FALLEN HEROES In collaboration with the City of Jacksonville, the Memorial Park Association presents, a Memorial Concert and Picnic featuring the U.S. Navy Band Southeast. On Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2019 the Memorial Park Association will host a FREE concert, honoring all Americans who died while in military service. The FREE […]


Veterans Day Tribute

  Doug Russell will pay tribute to all Veterans by playing the pipes at 11:11 A.M. on November 11, 2019 in Memorial Park. Please arrive no later than 11 A.M.. Come early for the Memorial Park walking tour which starts at 10 A.M.!


Luminaria in Memorial Park

Help light up Memorial Park for RAP's annual Luminaria event! Activities begin at 1pm with setting up the luminaries. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be stopping by, West Riverside Elementary Chorus will be performing, train rides, and more! Schedule of Events: 1 PM - 3 PM: Luminaria Set Up (volunteers needed, kids welcome to help, […]


Claws for a Cause to benefit Memorial Park Association

Cool Moose Café's  annual Lobster Bake, “Claws for a Cause,” will be held Saturday, March 7, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the restaurant at 2708 Park Street in the historic Park & King section of Riverside. The event includes a cocktail hour, silent auction and choice of entrée (Maine Lobster, Marinated Steak Tips or Eggplant […]


Book Signing to Benefit Memorial Park Association

Historian and Author Wayne W. Wood will sign copies of his latest masterpiece, “LIFE: The Untold Story of Charles Adrian Pillars,” at Memorial Park, Saturday, Dec. 5, 10:30 a.m. to noon. The book, published by the Jacksonville Historical Society, sells for $49.95 plus tax; credit cards only, please. The intriguing story behind the relatively unknown […]

The Pink Castle Tour, Lecture, Concert & Book Signing

This unique event provides an opportunity to personally experience one of St. Augustine’s architectural treasures. In a city filled with conspicuous landmark buildings, the “Pink Castle” is one of the most distinctive and eccentric. It was built in 1922, designed by sculptor Charles Adrian Pillars as his own home and studio. Pillars was acknowledged as […]


Memorial Park Baluster Sale

SAVE THE DATE: May 15 from 9 a.m. to noon Pieces of Memorial Park’s 600-foot-long balustrade salvaged after Hurricane Irma are still available. We are hosting a FINAL showing of available pieces -- large, small and in-between (location to be disclosed closer to the date). Email with any questions. 100% of the proceeds will benefit Memorial […]

Luminaria in the Park

Memorial Park 1620 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, FL

Join us on Sunday, December 12 beginning at 2 p.m. to assemble luminaria bags and to begin lighting the candles at 4 p.m. Visit the park at dark to enjoy the holiday glow.