It is officially spring here in Florida, and it is a great time to get outside your apartment in Jacksonville. Before we are ready for it, summer will be here, bringing with its high temperatures and high humidity. Jacksonville is a large city that offers a lot of events and fun for everyone. We put together some ideas of things to do this spring in the area.
Let's start first at home with your amenities located at your Jacksonville apartment. Popular apartment community amenities may include a screened-in balcony or patio, swimming pool, outdoor kitchen, community BBQ grill, and playground. Whether you're searching for a luxury apartment or something more affordable, you can search our site for a new Jacksonville apartment by features and amenities. With the cooler temperatures at night and mosquitoes aren't out in full force yet it is the perfect time to enjoy a socially distanced cookout with friends or family.
Next, let's explore some Jacksonville area parks. Did you know Jacksonville has the largest urban park system in the nation? One may not expect to find so much green space to explore in a large city, but between the city, state, and national parks in the area, you will find plenty of room to get outdoors and enjoy this spring. Check out JaxParks Park Finder to see all the parks in our area, but we included a few of our favorites. In the Riverside area just south of downtown Jacksonville, Memorial Park is right along the St. Johns River's edge and consists of a World War I Memorial. Or in the northeast area of town, Timucuan Ecological and Historical Preserve and Little Talbot Island State Park are great to explore.
Spring means Easter is coming, and it is coming early this year on Sunday, April 4th. Due to COVID, there may not be as many events as years past, but if you are looking for an egg hunt event for your children, here is a list of egg hunts in the Jacksonville area, or get your Easter bunny pictures taken at The Avenues.
Lastly, everyone loves and needs food. If you are looking for a fun outing offered every Saturday make sure you stop by the Riverside Arts Market from 10 am-3 pm along the St. Johns River. Stroll through to pick up fresh produce from our local farmers and local art. Or if you are in the Jacksonville beaches area, check out the Beaches Green Market or Midweek Green Market. Or for a unique experience, check out Fun4FirstCoastKids page for U-Pick Farms in the area where you can soon pick blueberries locally. Blu by U Farms is having a spring festival April 2-3.
Whether you spend more time outside enjoying your Jacksonville apartment amenities or exploring some of the fun locations or events on our list, we hope you enjoy Jacksonville's spring season. Summer comes fast in Florida, where we all will be looking for a spot to cool off like your apartment pool or the local Jacksonville beaches very soon.