Back to School

This page lists Back to School events, school supply drives, and back to school deals for families in the Jacksonville, Florida area.
Kids Jacksonville: Back to School Events - Fun 4 First Coast Kids
*Duval County School Bus Routes

Questions about your child’s bus stop or route? Please contact the Transportation Call Center: (904) 381-RIDE (7433). The hotline is open from July 3 ...

*Duval County School Supply List

School Supply List Buying the right supplies and recommended quantities are essential to making sure your student begins the school year ready to ac ...

*Duval County Schools Open House Schedule

Duval County Public Schools is ready to kick off another dynamic year in education! Check out the information on this “Back to School” page to help yo ...

*First Day of School Clay County

The first day of school for Clay County School students is August 14, 2018!

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
*First Day of School Duval County

Monday, August 13, 2018 is the first day of school for Duval County Schools!

Monday, August 13, 2018
*First Day of School St. Johns County

The first day of school for St. Johns County School students is August 10, 2018!

Friday, August 10, 2018
*School Supply Drive for Jacksonville Foster Kids

Back-to-school shopping is a classic end-of-summer outing, and should be a fun, confidence-building activity. But with school shopping lists getting l ...

Through September 2, 2018
*Supply Drive: 3rd annual Backpacks 4 Autism Back 2 School Drive

GOT SCHOOL SUPPLIES? There's a Backpacks-4-Autism Dropoff location for that! Help send 200 Northeast Florida Students with autism back to school prepa ...

Through July 22, 2018
Jacksonville, FL
*Supply Drive: Back to School with BEAM Clothing Drive

BEAM is asking their friends and neighbors in the community to help with a clothing drive to collect items to distribute at their annual Back to Schoo ...

Through July 26, 2018
Area: Beaches/Mayport
318 7th Avenue North, Jacksonville Beach, FL, 32250
*Supply Drive: Children's Home Society

Now through August 7th we will be collecting donations to support Children’s Home Society of Florida’s (CHS) 2018 Back to School Drive! You can he ...

Through August 7, 2018
Children's Home Society of Florida 3027 San Diego Rd., Jacksonville, FL, 32207
*Supply Drive: Daniel Kids

Daniel serves nearly 2,000 children and their families every day through a variety of innovative and nationally-recognized programs. Daniel offers an ...

Through August 3, 2018
4203 Southpoint Blvd., Jacksonville, FL, 32216
*Supply Drive: Stuff the Bus Supply Drop-Off Day

Stuff the Bus Now to Aug. 3, United Way of Northeast Florida and First Coast News are partnering to present Stuff the Bus to support classrooms, both ...

August 3, 2018
Hours: 7:00am - 7:00pm
Area: St. Johns Town Center
4663 River City Dr., Jacksonville, FL, 32246
*Supply Drive: Voyage Chiropractic Stuff the Bus

Did you know that 45% of elementary students in Duval County come from low income families? Going back to school can be expensive for all families, bu ...

Through August 6, 2018
Area: Southside/Mandarin
9891 San Jose Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL, 32257
07/26: Main Library End of Summer Wrap Up Party

The summer is almost over, and we want to celebrate your success! From reading, to building, to making music the summer has been amazing fun. Join us ...

July 26, 2018
Hours: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Area: Downtown/Riverfront/Southbank
07/28: Military Appreciation Back-to-School-Bash at the YMCA

Calling all active duty, guard and reserve military members! You do so much to keep our country safe – let us give back to you. Please join us for a ...

July 28, 2018
Hours: 10:00am - 1:00pm
07/28: Painting of the Paw Prints

Join the JAX Chamber Downtown Council’s annual Painting of the Paw Prints event! From the base of the Main Street Bridge to EverBank Field, participan ...

July 28, 2018
Hours: 7:30am - 10:30am
Area: Downtown/Riverfront/Southbank
Lots K & H of TIAA Bank Field off Bay St. in Downtown Jax, Jacksonville, FL, 32202
08/01: Back to School Art Walk

Downtown Vision is partnering with Fun4FirstCoastKids.com for the 5th Annual Back to School Art Walk! The First Wednesday Art Walk estimates about 8,0 ...

August 1, 2018
Hours: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Area: Downtown/Riverfront/Southbank
303 N Laura St., Jacksonville, FL, 32202
08/03 - 08/05: Back to School Tax Free Weekend

The 2018 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Rick Scott. This sales tax holiday beg ...

August 3 - 5, 2018
08/04: 3rd annual Backpacks 4 Autism and Back 2 School Bash

It's Back and Better Than EVER!! Our goal is to provide 200 backpacks filled with school supplies! But wait there is more!! This year we will in ...

August 4, 2018
Hours: 10:00am - 1:00pm
13121 Atlantic Blvd. Suite 200, Jacksonville, FL, 32246
08/04: Back to School with BEAM

Back to School with BEAM helps Beaches families get their children ready for school by providing clothing, new backpacks, school supplies, shoes, and ...

August 4, 2018
Hours: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Area: Beaches/Mayport
325 7th Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach, FL, 32250
08/04: Chasity Taylor Foundation Back to School Celebration

Bounce House, Food, face-paint raffles for the kids, school supplies/backpacks, new clothes for kids, barbers & stylist available & more. All items li ...

August 4, 2018
Hours: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
1210 Lane Ave N, Jacksonville, FL
08/04: Free Back to School Event with Florida Blue

Back To School Event, 8/04 from 10am to 1pm – Join us for a fun day full of prizes, school supplies and kid-friendly activities. Free smoothies from T ...

August 4, 2018
Hours: 10:00am - 1:00pm
13141 City Station Drive NO 106, Jacksonville, FL, 32218
08/04: Hillcrest Baptist Church Back to School Giveaway Event

Hillcrest Baptist Church will hold an annual back to school giveaway on Saturday, August 4, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. (or while supplies l ...

August 4, 2018
Hours: 10:00am - 1:00pm
7673 Collins Rd, Jacksonville, FL
08/04: Home Depot Kids Workshop: Bookworm Bookends

Celebrate your child’s devotion to reading in our book lover’s hands-on workshop. Together you and your child can build a set of bookworm bookends to ...

August 4, 2018
Hours: 9:00am - 12:00pm
08/04: Riverside Arts Market End of Summer Bash with Fun4FirstCoastKids.com

Every Saturday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., rain or shine, enjoy more than 100 artists, artisans, makers and farmers. Experience the arts and culture of Jac ...

Saturday, August 4, 2018
Hours: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Area: Riverside/Ortega
715 Riverside Ave., Jacksonville, FL, 32204
08/04: Tax Free Sip & Shop at St. Johns Town Center

Join us in the Park Green outside of Maggiano's Little Italy and the Nordstrom Wing for refreshments, oversized games, live entertainment, giveaways a ...

August 4, 2018
Area: St. Johns Town Center
4663 River City Drive, Jacksonville, FL, 32246
08/04: Touch-a-Truck at Regency Square Mall

Cox Media Group Jacksonville and the Police Athletic League of Jacksonville, Inc. (JaxPAL) are offering Jacksonville families the rare opportunity to ...

August 4, 2018
Hours: 10:00am - 3:00pm
9451 Regency Square Blvd, Jacksonville, FL, 32225
08/04: Zone 3 Sheriff's Watch Safety Fair at The Avenues

The Zone 3 Sheriff's Watch Safety Fair Parking Garage & Inside the Mall Join us on August 4th for The Zone 3 Safety Fair! Enjoy safety exhibits ...

August 4, 2018
Hours: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Area: Southside/Mandarin
10300 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, FL
08/05: Back to School Sunday at Lakeshore United Methodist Church

You’re invited to our Back To School Sunday! Kids ages 5-11 will receive a backpack full of school supplies, basic haircuts, and eye exams. There will ...

August 5, 2018
Hours: 11:00am - 2:00pm
2246 Blanding Blvd., Jacksonville, FL, 32210
08/07 & 08/10: Doing Dishes Storytime: "The Day the Crayons Quit"

Join us for our popular story time art project. Class is once a month on Tuesday at 4pm and now Friday at 10am. Reservations are required. For o ...

August 7, 20178 4:00pm; August 10, 2018 10:00am
$18 per child
Area: Southside/Mandarin
5619 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, FL, 32207
08/10: My Gym Kids Night Out:  Back 2 School Bash 2018!

Kid's Night Out is more than just a party- it's a rocking good time designed to entertain your children with incredible rides, swings, themed games, p ...

August 10, 2018
Hours: 6:30pm - 10:00pm
Member Pricing- $32.99 for the first child, $27.99 for ...
Area: Southside/Mandarin
13770 Beach Blvd #16, Jacksonville, FL, 32224
08/10: Night at the Zoo

Beat the summer heat during our Night at the Zoo events! Join us from 6:30-10:00 pm for live music, food trucks, cash bars, plus your chance to see th ...

August 10, 2018
Hours: 6:30pm - 10:00pm
Members: $7/adults and $5/children (3-12) Non-member: $...
Area: Northside/Airport
370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, FL, 32218
08/11: Back to School Bash - Brentwood Branch Library

Get ready for school with fun and food! The Friends of the Brentwood Library are providing backpacks and school supplies.

August 11, 2018
Hours: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Area: Riverside/Ortega
3725 Pearl St., 32206, Jacksonville, FL, 32206
08/11: Movie Under the Stars at St. Johns Town Center

St. Johns Town Center invites you to bring your family to Movie Under the Stars presented by The Jaxon! This is the ultimate way for families to stret ...

August 11, 2018
Hours: 7:30pm
Area: St. Johns Town Center
4663 River City Drive, Jacksonville, FL, 32246
08/12: Blessing of the Backpacks at Longleaf Church St. Johns

Our schools need our prayers more than ever... Join us as we start the school year off right, with prayer. We will pray at our own local school but ...

August 12, 2018
Hours: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
110 Flower of Scotland Ave, Saint Johns, FL, 32259
08/24: Skate Station Back to School All Night Bash

The ultimate end of summer bash, games all night, beach bottom volleyball, bump the fruit, relay races, many more games, and skating of course!

August 24, 2018
Hours: 7:30 pm - 7:00am
$22 prepaid or $27 at the door
Area: Southside/Mandarin
3461 Kori Rd., Jacksonville, FL
08/30 - 09/01: Finders Keepers Children's Consignment

The Finders Keepers Children's Consignment Sale is the Premier Children's Consignment Sale in the First Coast area. We've been serving Jacksonville si ...

August 30 - September 1, 2018
Hours: Thursday 9:00am - 8:00pm; Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm; Satur...
3800 Saint Johns Bluff Rd S, Jacksonville, FL
09/19 - 09/22: WeeTRADE Children's Consignment Fall Sale

North Florida's Best Children's Name Brand Consignment Event WeeTRADE is a specialty consignment sale held twice a year. We offer you an easy way ...

September 19 - 22, 2018
TBA, Jacksonville, FL