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Jacksonville’s JamboreeJacksonville’s Jambore

May 1, 2021, 3-7PM

Jacksonville Commons Recreation Complex, 100 Recreation Lane

Jacksonville’s Jamboree will take place Saturday, May 1, 2021 from 3-7PM at the Jacksonville Commons Recreation Complex, 100 Recreation Lane. Safety measures will be in place according to the Governor's latest Executive Orders.

This community event is a celebration of the spring season filled with live music, train rides, pony rides, a petting zoo, a pet parade, kids crafts, food trucks, and marketplace vendors. Visitors can also enjoy a softball game while at the event.

Jacksonville's JamboreeLive Entertainment

Main Stage Schedule:
3PM - #Epitome
5PM - Pet Parade
6PM - The Little Known Legends

Pet Parade

New to this year's event is the Pet Parade! Dress up your pet and let it strut in the parade for the chance to win prizes. All types of pets are welcome. Pre-registration is required. 

Jamboree Pet ParadeContest Categories:

  • Best Dressed
  • Best Trick
  • Best in Show
  • Most Unique

 Register for the Pet Parade at JacksonvilleNC.gov/PetParade

2021-4-JamboreeLightShow-Map Opens in new windowLaser Light Show

Join us for the first ever Jacksonville's Jamboree Laser Light Show! This free, ticketed event will be held in the parking area for continuing education at Coastal Carolina Community College. You only need one ticket per vehicle and we ask that you display your ticket in the windshield as you arrive for check-in at your show time. Entrance to the event will only be available via Country Club Road. This is a family friendly and free event. Laser light show presented by the City of Jacksonville Recreation & Parks Department and Emerald Owl Productions. Click on map for larger view.

Grab a ticket to reserve your spot today:
8:00PM Light Show Tickets (sold out)
9:30PM Light Show Tickets

2019 Jamboree softballJamboree Softball Tournament

We will be hosting an adult softball tournament. For more information or to register, visit USSSA.

Marketplace and Food Truck Vendor Applications

We are now taking applications for market and food vendors. Spaces are limited, so be sure to register early.  Vendor Application  Applications are being accepted until April 23.

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For images from 2019 visit Jamboree Event Images on Facebook.

Funding for Jacksonville Jamboree is provided in part by the Jacksonville Tourism Development Authority. Hosted by the City of Jacksonville and Jacksonville Recreation & Parks.