The festival benefits multiple veteran organizations and features live music, food trucks, a hot dog eating contest, corn hole tournament, artists, makers, vendors, kid zone, games, activities, and so much more.

Music kicks off at noon by the band Kapowski with performances throughout the

afternoon until 10pm. Headlining the festival from Jacksonville FL is The Band Be Easy, widely known for their fusion of funk, pop, & reggae genres and legendary live shows! General admission to the festival is FREE, but to enjoy the complete experience, a VIP Pass is recommended.

UPGRADED VIP EXPERIENCE–The festival’s new VIP area will include air-conditioned bathrooms, complimentary beer & refreshments, access to the All About Eventsshaded tent & chill lounge, shaded seating area, a commemorative cup, artist encounters and more. 

FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS – All attendees can indulge in street fare from over 14 of the area’s most popular food trucks plus visit 40+ local artist & vendors. Additionally, there will be a 2,500 square foot shaded tent with seating open to the public who are looking for a place to relax and escape the sun. Family friendly activities will include water slides and bounce houses, a human sized hamster wheel that makes snow cones, a putting green from The First Tee, face painters, games, crafts, and other activities.

HONORING THOSE WHO SERVE– Veteran Non-Profits and community partners this year include Vets on TAP, Semper Fidelis Society, One Team One Fight 4 PTSD, Florida4Warriors, Vets4Vets of Northeast Florida, Women's Army Corps Veterans' Association: Chapter # 56 Jacksonville FL, The Wagoner Foundation, Warfighters in Arms, The Jacksonville Jaycees, plus more.

If you know a Veteran or Active Duty member who is doing great things in the community, email a brief bio, achievements, and why they should be honored to

SUMMER BEACH CLEAN UP-The public is encouraged to join us on Sunday, July 14thfor the Summer Beach Cleanup sponsored by 904 Happy Hour & Woolsey Morcom Attorneys at Law from 8:00AM until 10:00AM, behind the Seawalk Pavilion to the right of the pier. Cleaning supplies will be provided, so come as you are!

The first 50 volunteers to show up will receive a FREE TICKET to an upcoming Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp game, and all volunteers will receive complimentary water, coffee, snacks, swag and more! (While supplies last.) Community service can also be signed off on for participating in this community event. We hope to see you at the clean up on July 14th and Beaches Freedom Festival on Saturday, July 13th!



12:00 - 1:00 PM: Kapowski

1:00 PM: Men's Hot Dog Eating Contest

1:00 PM: Cornhole Tournament Begins

1:30-2:30 PM: Julia Gulia

2:30 PM: Womens Hot Dog Eating Contest

3:00-4:00 PM: Gov Club

4:30-6:00 PM: Split Tone

6:30-8:00 PM: Lets Ride Brass Band

8:30-10:00 PM: The Band Be Easy


8:00-10:00 AM: Summer Beach Clean Up

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