Family Fun

Family Friendly Attractions

Jacksonville offers indoor and outdoor activities the whole family can enjoy throughout the year! Recreational events are designed with family fun in mind, and you will find something for everyone at Jacksonville Recreation and Parks.

The Jacksonville Commons Rec Center is the largest single recreational complex offering a large indoor facility, senior center, fitness room, several ballfields, green spaces, walking paths and play areas. All City Recreation & Parks programs and activities are open to the public.

There are more than 17 miles of trails and greenways throughout Jacksonville. During your visit, be sure to schedule a scenic stroll or bike ride along one of the trailways that winds through the City. View a map of our trailways here.

Check our event calendar before planning your visit and spend the day exploring a festival in one our beautiful parks. Jacksonville welcomes friends and neighbors to festivals like Oktoberfest, Winterfest, National Night Out, ArtBlock and the Jacksonville Jamboree. 

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