VisitJacksonvilleNC Blog

May 08

Nature, Sunshine and Smiles: Three Ways to Explore Jacksonville This Spring

Posted on May 8, 2023 at 9:07 AM by Trisha Ferguson

Jacksonville is the perfect place to experience the warmer spring months. There’s plenty here to do and see for couples, families, outdoor enthusiasts, foodies and bargain hunters. Stop by Mike's Farm to connect with nature and pick some strawberries, plan an unforgettable picnic in one of our public parks, or visit our military memorials for a family-friendly trip that might just become a new tradition. 

Mikes Farm Strawberries

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Mar 21

Ready to Ride

Posted on March 21, 2023 at 10:34 AM by Kelsey Stiglitz

Jacksonville Friends Taking a Break from Biking on Bridge over a Marsh

 Ready to Ride 

Jacksonville offers scenic routes and fun rides for cyclists of all levels.

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May 23

Memorial Day Observance, Lejeune Memorial Gardens

Posted on May 23, 2022 at 3:21 PM by Lisa Miller

Memorial Day Weekend in Jacksonville NC

Memorial Day Observance - Monday, May 30, 11AM

Join us as we honor our heroes. Monday, May 30, 2021 at 11AM, the Beirut Memorial Chapter 642 will host the annual Memorial Day Observance at the Lejeune Memorial Gardens behind the Eagle Globe and Anchor (future site for the Museum of the Marine.) The observance is typically located at the Onslow Veterans Cemetery across from Lejeune Memorial Gardens, but is moved due to construction for 2022. The event is open to the public, and will occur rain or shine. The observance will be recorded for broadcast on and the City's YouTube Channel.