Jacksonville’s Kids Free November

Kids Free November

After last year’s huge success, Visit Jacksonville and Jacksonville Mom are excited to announce the 2020 return of… Kids Free November! Jacksonville’s Kids Free November is a month-long event involving some of the most popular attractions on the First Coast. Let your kids explore, learn something new and spend some quality family time, even when you are on a budget, in Jacksonville! Many attractions are offering free admission to kids during the month, but others are offering free treats or family outings for children. Promotions vary by attraction so be sure to read the fine print and while no coupons are necessary, you may need to mention Free Kids November to take advantage of the deals.

Check out a list of participating attractions below, and trust us when we say our attractions are kid-approved! November is the perfect month to visit Jacksonville as the city hosts dozens of special sporting, music, cultural and holiday events that are also free to the public.

Jax Zoo & Gardens

Kid Free November

Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens has been the First Coast’s premier education, conservation, and entertainment destination for over 100 years. With more than 2,000 animals, 1,000 species of plants and award-winning exhibits, there is always More to See. More to Zoo.

Valid only November 1 – November 30, 2020. Up to 5 children (ages 3-12) get FREE general admission with a paying adult.

*Guests must purchase their tickets online, in advance. Tickets will not be sold at the gate. You can reserve adult and free child tickets online and will receive the tickets via email.

No coupon necessary. Cannot be used for special events or combined with any other discounts/offers. This offer is not intended for schools, organizations or associations.

Catty Shack Ranch

Catty Shack Ranch

An experience your kids will never forget, a nightly feeding and tour at Catty Shack is sure to wow them! Catty Shack is open for daytime and night feeding tours on specific days. Be sure to check their calendar to see their list of tours. Their current residents include tigers, lions, leopards, cougars, a bobcat, and other animals.

Valid only November 1 – November 30, 2020. Up to 5 children (ages 3-11) get in FREE with a general admission paying adult. No coupon necessary. Cannot be used for special events or combined with any other discounts/offers. This offer is not intended for schools, organizations or associations.

Hours: Since Catty Shack is an all-volunteer organization, we are limited to the days we are open to the public. Please use the calendar to see the days you may visit us.

Cummer Museum of Art

Kid Free November

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens offers families a chance to experience art in an educational and interactive way. Through engaging exhibitions, stunning Gardens overlooking the St. Johns River, and an interactive education center, there is something enriching for the whole family to enjoy. The Museum also offers Family Guides to accompany your visit, full of fun activities to complete with the children in your life, capturing their attention and imaginations throughout the experience. Once you have enjoyed the exhibitions, pick up a watercolor kit from the Create kiosk and head into the Gardens to create your own masterpiece under the Cummer Oak. Through beauty, education, and hands-on activities, the Museum is sure to leave you and your little artists inspired.

Valid only November 1 – November 30, 2020. Up to 5 children (ages 12 and under) get in FREE with a general admission paying adult.

Durkee Historical Society

Kid Free November

The main goal and original mission of the Durkeeville Historical Society are collecting and promoting the history of Durkeeville, a historically African American neighborhood in Jacksonville, Florida, and serving as a cultural literacy and resource center for all members of all the communities in Jacksonville. The center includes artifacts, research books, and video history of the Durkeeville neighborhood.

Valid only November 1 – November 30, 2020. Up to 5 children (ages 12 and under) get in FREE with a general admission paying adult. No coupon necessary. Cannot be used for special events or combined with any other discounts/offers. This offer is not intended for schools, organizations or associations. All children receive a free book of their choice.

Go Tuk’n

Kid Free November

Go Tuk’n, Inc. is excited to participate in the Visit Jax “Kids Free November” program. We will be offering 1 child free (ages 0 to 12) per 1 paying adult on the following tours:

  • Downtown Jacksonville City Tour (3-hour tour)
  • Certified Public Art Tour (3-hour tour)
  • The Certified Riverside Avondale Preservation (RAP) tour (3-hour tour).

Must use promo code: FREEKIDSNOVEMBER when booking this tour. We will review bookings for the 1 adult per child details. This is a $26 per child savings. You can pre-book these tours to reserve your times for these tours but tours must be completed in November 2020. This is not applicable to any other tour or special event, including holiday tours, etc.

Kayak Amelia

Kid Free November

Amelia Island is surrounded by State and National Parks. These protected, wildlands are perfect for wildlife viewing and just getting away from it all. Kayak Amelia is the official concessionaire in Talbot Islands State Parks, offering guided kayak, SUP and Segway eco-tours as well as kayak, stand-up paddleboard & bike rentals, SUP instruction, SUP yoga, and a summer kid’s camp.

For any adult ticket purchase, you will receive a ticket for a child ages 3 – 14 for free. Good for guided tours and rentals. Cannot be used for special events or combined with any other discount. This offer is not intended for schools or organizations.

King Pins Bowling

Kid Free November

King Pins Bowling Center, owned and operated by The Potter’s House International Ministries, was created with you in mind. We are located inside the Kingdom Plaza at Normandy Mall, with Twenty USBC regulated lanes, a full-service snack-bar, pro shop, arcade games, and pool tables. We offer the perfect place to host birthday parties, fundraisers, and corporate events. Our helpful staff will cater to your needs and ensure a memorable experience.

Valid only November 1 – November 30, 2020. Up to 5 children (ages 3-12) get in FREE with a general admission paying adult. No coupon necessary. Cannot be used for special events or combined with any other discounts/offers. This offer is not intended for schools, organizations or associations.

Main Event

 

Kids Free November Main Event

Main Event offers a unique, “EatBowlPlay” experience featuring state-of-the-art bowling, multi-level laser tag, thrilling high ropes adventure courses, captivating game rooms featuring the latest video and amusement, stylish billiards, energetic bars, and high-quality restaurants. In addition to providing free WiFi, guests rave about the superior value of activities including happy hour specials, combination deals, and birthday, private, and corporate parties/events.

Valid only November 1 – November 30, 2020. Receive a 30-minute arcade timecard for each child 12 years old and younger with the purchase of a $20 FUN card. Limit 5. Must present offer on mobile device or mention ‘Jax Kids Free November’ at the Bowl Desk upon arrival. Offer valid November 1-30, 2020, Monday-Friday only. Not valid on Saturday or Sunday. Cannot be combined with any other discounts/offers. This offer is not intended for schools, organizations or associations.

MOSH

Kid Free November

MOSH features interactive, award-winning exhibitions such as Currents of Time, Atlantic Tails and JEA PowerPlay. The Museum’s most popular exhibits include the health science exhibition, Health in Motion and the Florida Naturalist’s Center, which houses animals native to Northeast Florida. Daily science shows, live animal shows, planetarium programs, and a children’s area – KidSpace – combine to ensure there is always something to stimulate the mind and awaken the imagination for guests of all ages.

Valid only November 1 – November 30, 2020. Up to 5 children (ages 3-12) get in FREE per paying adult. No coupon necessary. Cannot be used for special events or combined with any other discounts/offers. This offer is not intended for schools, organizations or associations.

The Ritz

 

Kid Free November

The Ritz Theatre and Museum is the premier African American arts facility in the historical LaVilla area of downtown Jacksonville. The beautiful facility houses a 400-seat theatre and a museum and gallery which features a permanent collection and traveling exhibits from around the country.

Valid only November 1 – November 30, 2020. For any adult ticket purchase you will receive a ticket for a child ages seven to 17 for free. Also, earn a free wall banner or poster to anyone that follows both of our social media pages, signs up for the newsletter, and stops by in November. Must have proof of 3 digital accomplishments to be gifted the free poster. No coupon necessary. Cannot be used for special events or combined with any other discounts/offers. This offer is not intended for schools, organizations or associations.

Sweet Pete’s Candy

Birthday Party in Jacksonville - Sweet Pete's Candy

You don’t want to miss the sweetest spot in Jacksonville, Sweet Pete’s! Swing by their Downtown location where you’ll find 20,000 square feet of fun! Inside you will find a candy factory with an interactive gallery, and two large retail areas. Build Your Own Candy Kabob at Sweet Pete’s Candy. Kids can create their own candy skewer every Tuesday through Saturday from 4:00p to 6:30p in November. Kids will get to choose from a variety of sweet treats including an array of Sweet Pete’s exclusive gummies, full of fun flavors and shapes like the popular Pete Rockin’ Bear.

My Bar My Way Tour at Sweet Pete’s Candy.

With the purchase of 1 adult ticket, you get 1 child ticket FREE. Jacksonville residents only. Sign up online!

Valid only November 1-30, 2020. This offer is not intended for schools, organizations or associations

Vicky Lane
Vicky Lane is the co-owner and co-founder of Jacksonville Mom (formerly Jax Moms Blog). Since 2012, she has been overseeing the content and technical side of Jacksonville Mom. In this role, she manages over 30 writers and works closely with the managing editor to provide the most relevant content for the Jacksonville parenting community. In her previous career, Vicky obtained her Masters in Education and served as University Registrar at the University of North Florida. Wife to adoring husband John, her love for all things “Mom” began in 2010 when their son Brendan was born. Vicky chose to put her full-time career in higher education on hold to spend time with her new baby, giving her a new respect for motherhood and parenting. In June 2012, John and Vicky welcomed sweet Audrey to the family. Vicky has created an amazing circle of Moms who are continuously seeking new ways to enrich their children’s lives in and around Jacksonville. Being part of the creation of an online parenting resource and small business that serves the great Jacksonville area has allowed her to flourish in a successful career while remaining present for her family.

2 COMMENTS

  1. I would love to get this ultimate guide for free November events with the kids.sounds like we will have an interesting and fun filled November.what a GREAT way to end this year.

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