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
*First Day of School Duval County

Monday, August 14, 2017 is the first day of school for Duval County!

Monday, August 14, 2017
*First Day of School St. Johns County

The first day of school for St. Johns County School students is August 10, 2017!

Thursday, August 10, 2017
*FREE School Supplies Most Worshipful Union Grand Lodge School Supplies Giveaway

Free School Supplies, Lunch, Clothing, Haircuts, Snow Cones, Vision Screening, Health Education, Bounce Houses and MORE!

August 5, 2017
Hours: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Area: Downtown/Riverfront/Southbank
410 N Broad St., Jacksonville, FL, 32202
*FREE School Supplies The Potter's House International Annual Back to School Giveaway

Head over to Potter's House International for back to school supplies! Call to find more information and to sign up.

Saturday, August 5, 2017
Hours: 9:00am - 12:00pm
FREE Supplies
Area: Westside
5119 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, FL, 32205
*FREE School Supplies: 08:05: 88 Blessings Back to School Bash

Enjoy a DJ, food, free school supplies, and more at the 88 Blessings Back to School Bash! Must register by

Saturday, August 5, 2017
Hours: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
12335 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, FL
*Supply Drive: 2nd annual Backpacks-4-Autism School Supply Drive

It's back! Backpacks-4-Autism! The First Coast School Supply Drive for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. This year MSFA has partnered with Embra ...

Through July 30, 2017
*Supply Drive: David Weekly CARE School Supply Drive

Show that you CARE! July 1 - August 11 Help local students pack up for a successful school year! As part of our CARE program, David Weekley Homes is h ...

July 1 - August 11, 2017
Hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday – Saturday Noon – 6 p.m. Sunda...
*Supply Drive: Hugs Across the County

Local nonprofit, Hugs Across the County, is holding a school supply drive throughout the month of July to assist and raise awareness for St. Johns Cou ...

Month of July
Area: Nocatee, Ponte Vedra Beach
07/29: Painting of the Paw Prints

Join us at the JAX Chamber Downtown Council’s annual Painting of the PawPrints event. Starting from the base of the Main Street Bridge to EverBank Fie ...

July 29, 2017
Hours: 7:30am - 10:00am
Area: Downtown/Riverfront/Southbank
Gator Bowl Blvd, Jacksonville, FL, 32202
08/04 - 08/05: Kid to Kid Tax FREE Weekend Sale

Head over to Kid to Kid for a tax free sale on August 4th and 5th! You can get 50% off one item excluding equipment. Clearance items up to 60% off.

August 4 - 5, 2017
Hours: 9:00am - 8:00pm Friday and Saturday
Back to school discounts
Area: Southside/Mandarin
10601 San Jose Blvd,, Ste 112, Jacksonville, FL, 32257
08/04 - 08/06: Back to School Tax Free Weekend

The 2017 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 4 - 6, 2017
08/04: Movie Under the Stars at The Avenues

The Avenues is kicking off Back to School and Tax-Free Weekend with Movie Under the Stars on Friday, August 4, 2017! Bring the whole family to enjoy " ...

August 4, 2017
Hours: 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Area: Southside/Mandarin
10300 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, FL
08/05: 2nd annual Backpacks-4-Autism Back to School Bash

Join MS4A and Proactive Life Skills for the 2nd annual Backpacks-4-Autism Back 2 School Bash! Saturday, August 5th 10:00am - 2:00pm! Register for ...

August 5, 2017
Hours: 10:00am - 2:00pm
13121 Atlantic Blvd. Suite 200, Jacksonville, FL, 32246
08/05: Home Depot Kids Workshop: Penske Truck

Join our hands-on workshop and you and your child can build a wooden Penske truck to roll some fun into August. Once the project is complete, your chi ...

August 5, 2017
Hours: 9:00am - 12:00pm
08/05: 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 ...

August 5, 2017
Hours: 9:00am - 1:00pm
08/05: Tools4SchoolJax School Supply and Clothing Giveaway

Tools 4 School Jax supports underprivileged students in need with back to school supplies & clothing to make sure that these kids are excited about sc ...

August 5, 2017
Hours: 10:00am - 12:00pm
2078 Cassat Ave., Jacksonville, FL, 32210
08/11: Chasity Taylor Foundation Community Expo

The event is a pre-back to school celebration. Offering Free back to school hair cuts for boys from K-12 grade (limited seating). Free back to school ...

August 11, 2017
Hours: 11:00am - 3:00pm
1210 Lane Ave N, Jacksonville, FL
08/11: Night at the Zoo Back to School Bash

See the Zoo in a whole new light during our Night at the Zoo events! Join us from 6:30-10:00 pm for live music, food trucks, cash bars, plus your chan ...

August 11, 2017
Hours: 6:30pm - 10:00pm
Members: $5/adults and $3/children (3-12) Non-member: $...
Area: Northside/Airport
370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, FL, 32218
08/12: Earth Fare Summer Bash

Join Earth Fare Mandarin for their Summer Bash to celebrate the back to school season! They'll be giving away 300 free (all-natural!) Hot Dogs and 100 ...

August 12, 2017
Hours: 10:00am - 1:00pm
11700 San Jose Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL
08/12: Movie Under the Stars at St. Johns Town Center

A family friendly evening to benefit Wolfson Children's Hospital. St. Johns Town Center is hosting the ultimate way for families to stretch their e ...

August 12, 2017
Hours: 7:30pm
Area: St. Johns Town Center
4663 River City Drive, Jacksonville, FL, 32246
08/16: Jacksonville Armada vs. Puerto Rico FC

Head to UNF's Hodges Stadium to cheer on Jacksonville's official North American Soccer League club the Jacksonville Armada Football Club.

August 16, 2017
Hours: 6:30pm
Area: St. Johns Town Center
Hodges Stadium 1 UNF Dr., Jacksonville, FL, 32224
08/25: Movies in the Park - Atlantic Beach (Moana)

The parks of Atlantic Beach will be lit at night, once the sun goes down! Movies outside under the stars with an oversized movie screen and free po ...

Friday, August 25, 2017
Hours: 8:15pm
Area: Beaches/Mayport
Bull Park @ the intersection of East Coast Dr. & 7th St., Atlantic Beach, FL
08/25: 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 25, 2017
Hours: 7:30 pm - 7:00am
$22 prepaid or $27 at the door
Area: Southside/Mandarin
3461 Kori Rd., Jacksonville, FL
Duval County School Supply List

School Supply List 2017-2018 Buying the right supplies and recommended quantities are essential to making sure your student begins the school year re ...

Finders Keepers Children's Consignment Fall/Winter Sale

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 ...

Registration Deadline: August 31 - September 2, 2017
Twice a Year
Hours: Thursday 9:00am - 8:00pm; Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm; Satur...
3800 Saint Johns Bluff Rd S, Jacksonville, FL
Jump N Jax Consignment Back to School Sale

Shop thousands of gently loved items at fantastic prices! Twice a year we're open for just a few days to let you buy and sell those gently loved child ...

Registration Deadline: August 2 - 6, 2017
Twice a Year
5541 Roosevelt Blvd., Jacksonville, FL, 32210
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 ...

Registration Deadline: September 21 - 23, 2017
Twice a Year