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Jacksonville National Night OutAug 2, 2016, 5-9PM, Rain or Shine
National Night Out is America's night out against crime! The event is held annually on the first Tuesday of August held at Riverwalk Crossing Park in downtown Jacksonville.  The City of Jacksonville along with community partners hosts this exciting annual event to celebrate community and to promote crime prevention. More than 12,000 citizen's attend each year.  Jacksonville's NNO event won the NC Association of Festivals and Events, Event of the Year Award! Thank you Marine FederalCredit Union - NNO Overall Event Sponsor for 2015!
2015 event images on Facebook 

Coming to NNO in 2016 

There is a lot in store for the 2016 National Night Out Event. Live musical entertainment, bicycle giveaway, military vehicles and demonstrations, police and fire vehicles, trucks, motorcycles, police dog demonstrations, car exhibit, children's activity area, food vendors, and of course fireworks to top off the evening. We're adding to the list too! 
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2015 event images on Facebook
National Night Out Thumbnail Poster Image for Web

2016 NNO Poster Contest - Students & Adults

Two Categories for this years competition! Students and Adults. The winner of each category will win a $100 gift Card toJacksonville Mall! Click here to find out how to enter.

Running with the Law 2016 logo

Partner Event! 5K Running With The Law, July 30, 2016
 - 2015 Event Images.  
This 5K is a 'sister' event to National Night Out. 2016 is the fourth year of the 5K and we are working on 'growing' the event at the Jacksonville Commons. More than 150 runners of all ages participated in 2015. Medals are awarded for runners age categories. Run side by side with area Law enforcement officers, get some exercise and support a great cause. Proceed for the event support NC Special Olympics. This event is open to the public.  Questions? Call 910 938-5312 Register to Run.  Race map

  • Running With The Law 5K - JPD cheers runnersPre-registration $20 (Deadline July 28, 12PM)
  • Youth Registration 12 & Under $10
  • Packet Pick Up - Fri, July 29, 12-6:30PM or Sat 6-7AM at the Jacksonville Commons Admin Office, 100 Recreation Lane
  • Event Day Registration $30
  • Race Starts at 7:30AM
  • Participants receive an event t-shirt & finisher medal
  • Medals (Various age groups, overall male, female)
  • Dress Up In Your Favorite Costume    (Prize Categories: Youth, Adult, Team)
  • Proceeds benefit NC Special Olympics 

Vendors - Food and Vendors are being sought the event. If you would like to register as a vendor, please call 455-4000. Jacksonville NNO accepts applications from vendors who are related to the public safety and law enforcement field to be a part of NNO. Check out the Vendor Application Form for details on all vendors for this event. Vendor Details & Application Form

Thank You NNO Sponsors!
 Jacksonville Daily News
 Jacksonville Tourism Development  Target logo  JOEMC logo
 The Globe logo  Modern Exterminating
 ONWASA logo Onlsow Memorial Hospital

- We hope you or your organization will consider being a sponsor for National Night Out. It's a great way to give back to your community and make connections. To sponsor this event, please call NNO Sponsor Coordinator, Beth Purcell at 910 455-1772. Sponsor Package 



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