Jacksonville’s Kids Free November

Kids Free November

After last year’s huge success, Visit Jacksonville and Jacksonville Mom are excited to announce the 2022 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 and 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, 2022. 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. Ticketing website will not be open until mid-October 2022.

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, 2022. Two children (ages 3-11) admitted FREE with a general admission paying adult during the daytime (afternoon) tours ONLY. This will NOT apply to our night feedings or any special events.

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 holds one of the finest art collections in the Southeast, with nearly 5,000 objects in its Permanent Collection. The Museum offers world-class art spanning from 2100 B.C. through the 21st century, features diverse special exhibits, and is home to the Wark Collection of Early Meissen Porcelain. Don’t miss the Museum’s 2.5 acres of historically significant gardens that are unique examples of early 20th century garden design, featuring reflecting pools, fountains, arbors, antique ornaments, and sculptures. The majestic Cummer Oak has a canopy of more than 150 feet and is one of the oldest trees in Jacksonville.

Valid only November 1 – November 30, 2022. Children ages 6 to 12 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, 2022. 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.

Autobahn Indoor Speedway

Kid Free November

Speed-lovers, be prepared for the newest attraction taking over the Jacksonville area; European-style indoor go-karting! Our 80,000 square feet state-of-the-art facility in Jacksonville is air-conditioned and completely indoors for perfect racing conditions every day. There are two Grand Prix-style tracks for two completely different racing experiences. These F1-inspired karts reach speeds of up to 50 mph! Our attractive, upscale facility has the latest technology to make sure your experience is second to none!

Valid only November 1 – November 30, 2022. 1 Hour of unlimited arcade time FREE with any race purchase.

Fine Print: Mon-Thu only. Limit one free item per child.

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.

Valid only November 1 – November 30, 2022 (not valid Nov. 26-28). 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, 2022. Up to 5 children (ages 3-12) get in FREE with a general admission paying adult.

Main Event

 

Kids Free November Main Event

Kids 12 and under will receive FREE bowling shoes with the purchase of a bowling lane reservation, one-hour minimum. Cannot be combined with any other discounts/offers including but not limited to All Activity Pass and Monday Night Madness. Must present offer on a mobile device or mention ‘Jax Kids Free November’ at the Bowl Desk upon arrival. Offer valid November 1 – November 30, 2021. This offer is not intended for schools, organizations, or associations. Not applicable to group event reservations or online bowling reservations.

Bonus Offer: Double Your FUN with any group package in January 2022! Must be booked by December 1, 2021. Mention ‘Jax Kids Free November’ when calling Sales Team at 904-260-7500.

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, 2022. 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 premiere 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 feature a permanent collection and traveling exhibits from around the country.

Valid only November 1 – November 30, 2022. 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.

MOCA

Kid Free November

Valid only November 1 – November 30, 2022. Children under 18 years of age get in FREE with a general admission paying adult.

No coupon necessary.

Cannot be used for special events or combined with any other discounts or offers.

This offer is not intended for schools, organizations, or associations and is not applicable to programs, special events, or tours.

iFly

 

iFLY

Free admission (I.E. single flight experience) for 5 children with the purchase of our full-priced 5-flight package by the participating adult.

Call to book – Mention Kids Free November when booking

Not Valid on Fridays & Saturdays

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, two large retail areas, a rooftop patio, and a dessert bar!

Gummy Kabob Making Station

Limit 2 gummy kabobs per kid. Offered Tuesday-Friday from 4 pm-6 pm. No appointment necessary.

Valid only November 1-30, 2022. This offer is not intended for schools, organizations, or associations.

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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