National Night Out

First Tuesday in August 

National Night Out is America's night out against crime and is usually held annually on the first Tuesday of August. The City of Jacksonville, along with community partners, hosts this exciting annual event to celebrate community and to promote crime prevention. This is a great opportunity to come out and meet your local law enforcement officers and have a fun time with friends and family.  National Night Out offers entertainment for all age groups and is free to the public. 

Check out our Event Map with a tentative itinerary and the Free Shuttle Service Map to catch a ride to the festivities. 

Officers with citizens after bike raffle at National Night Out. Scheduled Events (subject to change)

  • Bicycle Giveaway
  • Backpacks with school supplies
  • Demonstrations
  • Exhibits
  • Food Vendors
  • Public Safety Themed Vendors
  • Children's Activities
  • Live Music
  • Fireworks display
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Help Make These Events Great

Vendors -  Vendors must apply for this event and meet eligibility requirements. Jacksonville’s National Night Out is an annual police-community partnership event with a goal to raise awareness on the following topics: Public Safety, Crime Prevention, Health, Education and Youth Programs.  Therefore, it will be a mandatory requirement for all vendors (with the exception of food vendors) to indicate on the application how they will promote one of these topics. If you have any questions or concerns, please call 910 455-4000. 

Vendor application (Applications processed late April-end of June) Note: Applications are processed first come first serve and are based on space availability. Thank you. 

Sponsorship - Our sponsors give back to the community in a big way! Thank you for your continued support. 

Community Sponsorship Opportunities

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 910 455-4000. 

Thank You 2023 NNO Sponsors!

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