Spark it Up Jacksonville!

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By Belinda Take your shot at being a venture capitalist! Jacksonville’s innovative One Spark crowdfunding festival goes on this week, from April 9 to 13, with 630 “creators”–that is, entrepreneurs, innovators, artists and entertainers–plus thousands of visitors. There’s also a festival of food trucks and a beer village for attendees. The festival headquarters is at […]

Springing the Blues this Weekend

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By Belinda The biggest free music fete in Northeast Florida goes on this weekend, April 4-6 at the band shell at Jacksonville Beach. The Parker Urban Band kicks things off at 5 p.m. Friday. Other performers in the three day mix include The Corbitt Brothers, Moreland & Arbuckle and Jarekus Singleton. Aside from music, there […]

Free Folk Concerts at RAM

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The March 29 Riverside Arts Market offers a line-up from the North Florida Folk Network, including Charley Simmons, Road Less Traveled, Larry Mangum and Dixie Rodeo. The concerts go on between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., along with other performances and RAM food, arts and craft vendors. As always, RAM takes place under the Fuller […]

Hotels Deals On Amelia Island


Enjoy at least one night on the house during a stay at an assortment of hotels on Amelia Island. The participating hotels usually require a minimum of stay of three or four nights for guests taking advantage of the free-night offer. The deals are featured on the Amelia Island tourism website. For information, phone 800-226-3542

15% discounts on Amelia Island


Several resorts, hotels and inns on Amelia Island are participating in offer for 15% discounts on select rates. The sale is offered to May 10 for travel by September 2. Some restrictions and exceptions may apply. For information and reservations, phone the specific participating establishment. · Addison on Amelia 904-277-1604 · Amelia by the […]

Free night & residents’ deals at Atlantic Beach resort


In Atlantic Beach in northeast Florida, One Ocean resort is offering various deals. The offers include a free fourth night in select rooms, with eligible trips of at least three paid nights.  Another offer is $10 off select rooms for residents of  Florida and Georgia. With the various deals, some exceptions and restrictions apply, 904-249-7402 […]

Teachers’ discounts in Amelia Island


Florida teachers receive discounts at some hotels and inns on Amelia Island. Valid Florida Educator identification is required, and reservations for the teacher discounts need to be made directly with the hotels. Some of the deals may also apply to other school employees Amelia Hampton Inn at the Beach offers 10 percent discount, 904-321-1111 Amelia […]

30% discount at Florida resorts


Several Wyndham hotels and resorts  in Florida offer 30% off for eligible trips. A minimum of three nights is required. Restrictions and exceptions may apply. Mention promo STAY 3 SAVE 30% online or 877-999-3223 Several participating hotels and resorts are in Florida. Wyndham Bay Point Resort Wyndham Deerfield Beach Resort Wyndham Garden Clearwater Beach Wyndham […]

Stay 4 pay for 3 in St. Augustine

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Several deals are available at Beacher’s Lodge Oceanfront Suites. Pay for three nights, and the resort in St. Augustine kicks in for the fourth. The free night deal is available to October 31, and some restrictions and exceptions may apply. The resort also offers a discount for Florida residents, 904-471-8849 The deal is among many lodging discounts featured on […]