Free Activities

Looking for FREE activities in Jacksonville? This page lists free attractions including museums, story time, and classes for kids.

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Soga Sculpture
5.00 (1 review)
829 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida 32204
The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is committed to engage and inspire through the arts, gardens and education. A permanent collection of nearly 5,000 works of art and historic gardens on a riverfront campus offers more than 110,000 annual visitors a truly unique experience on the First Coast. Nationally…
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5.00 (2 reviews)
400 N Hogan St, Jacksonville, FL 32202
Sweet Pete’s Candy is a confectionary emporium of roughly 23,000 sq. ft., making it one of the largest candy shops in the United States. The Jacksonville location boasts a fully functioning factory with an interactive gallery, two large retail areas, a full restaurant and bar called The Candy Apple Café…
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5.00 (1 review)
Jacksonville, FL, United States
Barnes and Noble locations offer a free, weekly story time. Many of the events include a craft that coordinates with the weekly story. Enter your zip code in the store locator to find your nearest store and story times. Over the summer, kids can also earn a free book when…
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5.00 (1 review)
Jacksonville, FL, United States
Visit your local Jacksonville Public Library for weekly story time events as well as plenty of fun and resources for the entire family.
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111 Busch Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32218, United States
This self-guided tour offers visitors of all ages an in-depth look at the story of Anheuser-Busch and guests will witness all it takes to craft a King at the Jacksonville Brewery. Guests who are 21 and older will receive a complimentary sample.
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County Rd 203, Sawgrass, FL 32082, United States
Ultimate Beaches Guide: It just doesn’t feel quite like summer until we have made our first trip to Mickler’s Beach. Located on the south end of Ponte Vedra Beach, it is a beautiful, easy-to-navigate beach. The beach access point provides ample parking, restrooms, showers and a handicapped accessible dune walk-over.…
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Jacksonville, FL, United States
Kids can use a real hammer and build something great at one of the various Build and Grow Clinics at Lowes. Registration opens a few weeks before each clinic’s date.
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11964 Mandarin Rd, Jacksonville, Florida 32223
The Mandarin Museum and the 1898 St. Joseph’s Mission Schoolhouse for African-American Children are open every Saturday from 9-4 at Walter Jones Historical Park, 11964 Mandarin Rd. The museum features the Civil War steamship Maple Leaf which was sunk in the St. Johns River at Mandarin Point in 1864. On…
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157 King Street, St Augustine, Florida 32084, United States
(904) 826-1594(904) 826-1594
1-888-352-94631-888-352-9463
Fax (904) 826-1595
Complimentary Winery Tours and Tasting are offered everyday at the San Sebastian Winery. Discover the art of winemaking and guests 21 and older will enjoy a complementary wine tasting.
Sunshine Park
2514 S Beach Pkwy, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
A very popular park located in Jax Beach. Amenities include: Children’s playground Splash Pad Fitness trail Basketball court All-purpose field Tennis court Gazebo Six picnic shelters Two grills Three volleyball courts
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505 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082, United States
Ultimate Beaches Guide: When we want to immerse ourselves in the natural coastal environment, we head to Guana State Park. It is located just south of the Mickler’s Beach access. As with Hanna Park, there is an entry fee; but it is an even better deal at just $3.00 per…
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Jacksonville, FL, United States
The Kids Workshops are FREE how-to clinics for children. The workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, while at the same time helping to instill a sense of accomplishment. Additionally, this fun time allows for quality one-on-one time between adults and children. In addition to the newly constructed project…
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7658 Phillips Hwy. #700 Jacksonville Fl
The struggle is real with water bottles. GO LOCAL! We love SIC Cups for ourselves, and we know the kiddos will love them, too. They were created by a Jax local and they keep cold ALL DAY (seriously).  They are easy to drink from and durable. Winner! Use the code…
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505 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, United States
Every Saturday the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Reasearch Reserve offers free classes for families. With everything from hiking, to beach exploration and seining there’s something nature loves will all enjoy.
9780 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, FL, United States
We will be using the award-winning Music for Little Mozarts beginning piano curriculum designed especially to engage your 4-6 year old children and cultivate beginning musicianship, all while having FUN! The program uses piano, singing, stories, and movement to capitalize on a child’s imagination and playfulness to foster a love…
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11676 Palmetto Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32226, United States
Kingsley Plantation is open seven days a week, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., except on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day. Admission is free. You can explore the grounds at Kingsley Plantation, which include the slave quarters, barn, waterfront, plantation house, kitchen house, and interpretive garden. The…
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1050 Kings Bay Rd, St Marys, GA 31558, USA
Hello everyone! After much consideration and planning, We are excited to announce we have partnered with divers den located by mail and more on Kings bay road to start an indoor heated year round swim school (survival swimming oriented) for all various levels of swimming starting at ages 5 months…
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Jacksonville, FL, United States
The Home Energy & Water Evaluation Backpack Kit can show you how to make your home more comfortable and lower your monthly utility costs. It’s fun, easy to use, and available for checkout free of charge to anyone with a Public Library Card in Jacksonville, Nassau County, and the Bartram…
Museum of Contemporary Art - Moca - Jacksonville
333 North Laura Street Jacksonville, FL, 32202
The Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville is a visual arts educational institution and cultural resource of the University of North Florida. It serves the community and its visitors through exhibitions, collections, educational programs, and publications designed to enhance an understanding and appreciation of modern and contemporary art with particular emphasis…
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Jacksonville, FL, United States
When you’re firmly rooted, you can grow! Community. Support. Education. Fun. We believe that life should be easier and filled with more happiness and less stress, especially for expanding families. Offering a variety of classes and services to help you on your journey: prenatal and kid’s yoga, private yoga, yoga…
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