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Bring the Whole Family to Jacksonville, Florida, for Kids Free November

by Aoife O'Riordan

Aug 14, 2023

Fort Caroline © Visit Jacksonville

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Visit Jacksonville invites family travelers to discover its fun attractions and nature sites during Kid Free November. Now in its ninth year, Kids Free November offers free or discounted admission to kids aged 12 and under with the purchase of general adult admission to a variety of spots across Florida’s northeastern city.


Jacksonville Zoo

© Visit Jacksonville

Some of the participating attractions and museums for Kid Free November include:

  • Catty Shack Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Jacksonville Arboretum and Botanical Gardens
  • Autobahn Indoor Speedway
  • Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
  • Museum of Contemporary Art
  • FSCJ Artist Series performances at Jacksonville Performing Arts Center
  • iFLY Jacksonville
  • King Pins Bowling Center
  • Ritz Theatre and Museum
  • Sweet Pete’s
  • Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens
  • Explore Jax Core
  • Community First Igloo
  • Museum of Science & History
  • Durkeeville Historical Society



MOSH © Visit Jacksonville

On top of Kids Free November, Jacksonville hosts several special events throughout the month. Attend the Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11 or prepare for the holiday season with Deck the Chairs beginning Nov. 22. Bring the kids to admire lit-up boats during the Light Boat Parade held Nov. 26.



Sweet Pete’s © Visit Jacksonville

In addition to these participating locations, Jacksonville features even more kid-friendly attractions and events year-round, many at low cost. Other free and affordable sites include the Riverside Arts Market held every Saturday, Beaches Museum and History Park, Fort Caroline National Memorial and Jacksonville Farmers Market.


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