Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost for the festival?

The Great Atlantic Festival is a free, family-friendly event here at Jax Beach. VIP Premium Seating, however, is available for purchase: 

What is the address?

Seawalk Pavilion

75 North 1st Street, Jacksonville Beach FL 32250


When should we be there?

Saturday, June 16, 2018 Noon - 10pm

Will there be food, drinks and alcohol available?

YES! We will have a large amount of food vendors onsite. Non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages will be for sale on premises as well.

Where can you park?

Parking for vendors, musicians and sponsors is available with a parking pass only. Public parking is available around the festival location.

Do you need to bring your own chair?

Premium seating provides the chair for you! Get your VIP ticket here:

There is limited seating throughout the festival grounds on a first come basis. You may bring your own chair to be used outside of the VIP area, however, no umbrellas or EZ Up-style tents are allowed. 

Do you take credit cards?

Each vendor is independent and some may, while others may not, take credit. The beverage tents are cash only but we do have ATM's onsite for your use.

Are wristbands available on site for purchase?

Yes! VIP Premium Seating wristbands are available for purchase at the Will Call tent.

Where are the previously purchased wristbands picked up?

Wristbands that were previously bought online, can be picked up at the Will Call tent, which is  near the entrance to the VIP Area.


Entry and Security

All packages, purses, bags and persons are subject to search at any time.


What if the weather is bad?

Our festivals are rain or shine events. So grab your blanket, folding chair, poncho or your sunscreen and come out to the beach! 


Where to go if something is lost?

Our Festival tent, or Will Call, will keep any lost items that may have been turned in. 


What should I NOT bring?

We want everyone to enjoy the music, beach and fun. In order to ensure a safe festival and a good time for everyone, please keep the following items at home:

*Pets, except qualified service animals


*Illegal substances or drug paraphernalia

*Tents or canopies




*Outside beverages or food

*Bicycles (you may lock them up outside the festival area)


*Weapons of any kind

*Ground coverings greater than 4'x6'

*Fireworks, sparklers, inflatables that are tossed or thrown or glow-in-the dark that go into the air