The long-awaited spring break is finally here. Now, parents and their children can take a break from work and school, which is pretty exciting. This may be the ideal time to go to the beachs, visit some parks, attend events, or enjoy a hike with your family.

Jacksonville is jam-packed with many fun activities for families and places to explore. That's why we've prepared this guide to help you find top family-friendly things to do for spring break in Jacksonville - let’s dive in!  

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Family-Friendly Things to Do for Spring Break in Jacksonville

Attend the 2nd Annual Jacksonville Spring Fest

Here is another family-friendly event you can attend this spring break. The 2nd annual Jacksonville Spring Fest is on March 19th from 11 AM to 3 PM at the Riverside Arts Square.

The event features an Easter bunny meet & greet with crafters & retailers, food & sweet treats, and performances. Kids will enjoy a bounce house and face painting. Take advantage of this family fun!

Explore Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

Plan a trip with your family to Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens this spring break. It sits on over 100 acres of land with many animal exhibits and gardens. Being one of the seven zoos in the US with an animal wellness team, this place is committed to providing the best care to the 2000 resident rare and exotic animals. 

You'll have fun feeding giraffes, sting rays, and lorikeets here. Your kids will love the wildlife carousel, playing in the park, and being carried by train.

Visit the Museum of Science and History

Visiting the Museum of Science and History is another fun family-friendly thing you can do this spring break. It features interactive science history and innovation exhibits such as Florida Naturalist, Health in Motion, and Space Science. There is also a play area for kids under 5.

Plan a Visit to Adventure Landing

Headquartered in Jacksonville Beach, FL. Adventure Landing is a family entertainment park that can be your one-stop destination for spring break fun.

The park features an extensive range of attractions for all age groups - from fun-filled go-kart tracks and miniature golf courses to batting cages, laser tag arenas, video game rooms, and snack bars, there are many activities that'll keep you and your loved ones entertained all along.  Highly recommended! 

St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park

Up for an adventure? This spring break, take your family to St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park. Here you can view 24 species of crocodiles, enjoy a crocodile crossing zipline, and get an opportunity to step closer to wildlife in exciting animal encounters. We bet this will be a truly memorable experience!

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