Recreation & Special Events


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All events hosted by the City of Atlantic Beach Cultural Arts & Recreation are free to the public unless otherwise stated.

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Tai-Chi - Held Tuesdays 11 a.m. - noon & Thursdays 2 - 3 p.m.

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Tai Chi is a gentle, slow-moving mind-body exercise.  The class is FREE.

Classes will be held on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. - noon and Thursdays from 2 - 3 p.m. at Adele Grage  Cultural Center, 716 Ocean Blvd.

Community Yoga - Wednesdays at Adele Grage Cultural Center - 9 a.m. 

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Join us for yoga every Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the Adele Grage Cultural Center. 

All levels are welcome, and it's FREE to attend. 

All you need is to bring a mat and some water. 

The class is taught by Tracy Marko.

D1 Training Event - September 30 - 9 a.m.

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Fall Festival - September 30

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The City of Atlantic Beach’s annual Fall Festival will be held on Saturday, September 30, at Donner Park, 2072 George St., from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This family-friendly festival is free and open to the public and will have activities, food, games, music, and more. For information, email or call (904) 247-5828.

Songwriters Concert - October 1 - 6 p.m.

Enjoy the original sounds by local talent in Gulliford Hall at the Adele Grage Cultural Center.
 Plan on being with us whether you write, sing, play, or enjoy listening to good music. Hosted by Roy Peak, local performers transform Gulliford Hall from 6-8 pm with original music creations. Doors open at 5:45 p.m.

Seating is first come, first served for this admission-free, alcohol-free event. Performers should contact host Roy Peak at for more information.

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Upcoming Dates

August 6September 3
October 1
November 5
December 17

Beaches Train Club Train & Depot Exhibit Opening - October 7

Train Exhibit Opening October 2023

Acoustic Night with Food Truck - Sunday, October 22

Host Roy Peak and friends will be in Bull Memorial Park for a concert in the Park under the swaying palm trees with the ocean breeze! It doesn’t get any better than this on a beautiful summer evening as you enjoy the music on your blanket, in your chair, or standing around with neighbors and friends, listening to the musical talent of local singers of all ages. Come rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, the event moves indoors at Gulliford Hall in Adele Grage Cultural Center. 

Come hungry. Featuring Food Truck will be available for dinner from 5-8:30 pm on 7th St. at East Coast Dr. 

Bull Memorial Park is located on the corner of 7th St. & East Coast Drive. Ride, Walk, Run, or Drive. It’s going to be a great evening! Performers should contact host Roy Peak at  Prepare two original songs of 7-8 minutes combined maximum.

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Upcoming Dates

September 17 - Cosmic SnowCones & Hot Diggity DogsOctober 22

Family Fun Day - Saturday, October 28

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More information can be found HERE.

Haunts & Treats - Tuesday, October 31 

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Upcoming Events:

  • November 4: Jazz Festival - Johansen Park
  • November 11: Veteran's Day Event - Beaches Veterans Memorial Park
  • November 30: Artisans' Faire - Adele Grage Cultural Center
  • December 2: Holiday Tree Lighting -  Beaches Town Center

Senior Activities - Gail Baker Center

Atlantic Beach loves our Senior Citizens! Seniors, if you’re looking for something to do, join us at the Gail Baker Community Center, 2072 George St., with your friends and make some new ones.

Senior activities include:

  • Arts & crafts
  • Games
  • Social meetings
  • Aerobics
  • Health & wellness
  • And more…

Tai Chi is held every Tuesday from 11 a.m. - noon at the Adele Grage Cultural Center, 716 Ocean Blvd. and every Thursday from 11 a.m. - noon at the Gail Baker Community Center.

Check out the Calendar of Events HERE.

For additional information, contact the Gail Baker Community Center at 247-5851.


Photographed by Nancy Ruppert

Atlantic Beach is your beach.  Please enjoy our beautiful beaches, keep it clean, and only leave footprints & paw prints behind.

The City of Atlantic Beach allows leashed dogs on the beach, except while in the water. Please respect your fellow beachgoers. 

Weddings on the beach require a permit issued by the Recreation Department.

Please dispose of all trash and pet droppings in the trash receptacles provided at each beach access. Respect others while on the beach and be safe. Thank you for making  "your" Atlantic Beach beautiful! 

(2016 Photo Contest Submission Photographed by Nancy) 

For more information, contact the Recreation office at (904) 247-5828 or email