With heavy hearts, we are announcing the cancellation of Jacksonville’s Jamboree 2020. This annual event is one that staff looks forward to each year as it ushers in a new season and gathers the community for some fun. We will be back next year! Vendors: you will all receive a full refund and we hope you consider us for next year as well.
Thank you for your patience and understanding during this difficult time and stay safe everyone!
A Celebration of Spring, Sports, & Family Fun!
Jacksonville’s Jamboree is an all-day celebration filled with live entertainment, the annual Jacksonville’s Got Talent competition, food, games, rides, and marketplace vendors. The festival is a great event for the entire with a car and bike show, rock wall for climbing, petting zoo, train ride, children’s activities and a kids’ play area. Statewide sports tournaments run throughout the Jamboree, and visitors can watch the softball and basketball games.
The rock wall, petting zoo, train ride, amusements and carnival games are all free to participate.
Now Accepting Market and Food Vendor Applications
We are now taking applications for market and food vendors. Spaces are limited, so be sure to register early. More Information...
Car, Truck & Motorcycle Display
Do you have a car, truck or motorcycle you would like to show off during Jacksonville’s Jamboree? Enter today for free!
Awards presented for:
- People’s Choice: Best Overall & Most Unique
- Pre 1985: Best Car, Best Truck, Best Motorcycle, Best Paint & Best Interior
- 1985 to present: Best Car, Best Truck, Best Motorcycle, Best Paint & Best Interior
To enter, download, complete, and turn in the entry form.
Jacksonville’s Got Talent Auditions
Auditions are now being held to see who will move on to the final competition on Saturday, May 2. All talents are welcome to audition.
- Saturday, March 7
- Saturday, March 21
- Saturday, April 11
Auditions are held during the hours of 12-4PM and will be located at the Jacksonville Youth Center, 804 New Bridge Street. You must register to audition and this can be done by calling 910 938-5312. If you are under the age of 18, please have a parent/guardian register you.
Music and entertainment will be on the main stage throughout the day.
Entertainment Schedule for Saturday, May 2
- 11AM - Live performances start on the stage
- 12PM - Jacksonville’s Got Talent
- 2PM - Live Performance by #Epitome
- 4:30pm - Live Performance by Rivermist
Jamboree Softball Tournament
We will be hosting an adult softball tournament. For more information or to register, visit USSSA.
Jamboree NTBA Tournament
In addition to all the entertainment and activities, there will be a youth basketball tournament taking place. For more information or to register visit NTBA.