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202 Forest Street
Jacksonville, FL 32204
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Events

Be sure to keep up with whatʼs happening with FOJA and Animal Care and Protective Services. Check our calendar regularly for pet friendly events that are fun for the entire family.


3rd Annual Ales for Tails Pub Crawl
Jun
3
12:00 pm12:00

3rd Annual Ales for Tails Pub Crawl

Start the party on Thursday, June 1st at Green Room Brewing (228 3rd Street N. Jax Beach) from 6-9 pm. You'll be able to pick up your t-shirt, check out silent auction items, enjoy some free grub and live music.

The party continues on Saturday, June 3rd at The Pier Cantina with check-in and registration at 12:00 noon.

Tickets are $25 online presale until the pre-party (June 1). Tickets will be $30 online after June 1st and in person on June 3rd at the door. To guarantee yourself an awesome t-shirt, purchase your ticket in advance by June 1st.

SCHEDULE OF THE DAY

12pm-1pm- Registration outside of The Pier Cantina and Sandbar

1pm-2pm- The Pier Cantina and Sandbar

2pm-3pm- The Wreck Tiki

3pm-4pm- Hoptinger

4pm-5pm- Brix Taphouse

5pm-6pm- Lynch's

Pawject Runway At Bo's Coral Reef
Dec
4
1:00 pm13:00

Pawject Runway At Bo's Coral Reef

  • Bo's Coral Reef

Join Friends of Jacksonville Animals and Bo's Coral Reef for an afternoon of shelter dogs walking the in their own Paw-ject Runway show.  We'll have a special paw-o-graph table where you can get your favorite model's paw print.  You can bid big in our silent auction (a great time to pick up great Christmas gifts), buy some organic vegan dog treats, and so much more. We'll even have the Jag's game on the tv so you won't miss the action. The shelter dogs will be hanging out on the patio. Come visit them and enjoy the drinks and fun.  Food will also be available for purchase.

Purchase your wristband in advance and enjoy drink specials from 1:00 - 4:00 pm.  All donations and wristband sales go directly to FOJA to support the shelter animals of Jacksonville including the three beaches shelters. 

Help the dogs and cats in your community while having a good time.

Ticket Levels:

Basic Entry $10: Drink specials of $3 rum punch, $4 wells, $2 Bud Light draft

VIP - Cool Cat $20:  Get more drink specials with your special VIP Cool Cat wristband including  $3 rum punch, $4 wells, $2 Bud Light draft, PLUS $5 Stoli and $3 Fireball

Super VIP - BIG DOG $50: Be a BIG DOG and enjoy ALL the drink specials:  $3 rum punch, $4 wells, $2 Bud Light draft, PLUS $5 Stoli and $3 Fireball AND $5 Long Islands, $5 for any Bomb (vodka & Red Bull), $3 Intuition I-10 draft. 

Run Fur Fun 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run To Benefit FOJA
Nov
12
8:00 am08:00

Run Fur Fun 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run To Benefit FOJA

  • Run Fur Fun 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run at The Landing

Want information on being a sponsor for the FOJA 5K? Fill out the form below and someone will get back to you about our available sponsorship opportunities!

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Aug
18
11:00 am11:00

Dining To Donate

  • Applebee's
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Bring in this flyer on August 18th to the Town Center Applebee's and 10% will be donated to FOJA.

Jul
11
7:30 pm19:30

HAMBINGO

  • Hamburger Mary's

Bring cash!!! $5 per Bingo card and 50/50 Raffle.

Call to make reservations (904) 551-2048

Jun
6
7:30 pm19:30

Hambingo for FOJA

  • Hamburger Mary's
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 Bring cash!!! $5 per Bingo card and 50/50 Raffle.

Call to make reservations (904) 551-2048

Jun
4
10:00 am10:00

Splash Into Summer Reading Adoption Event

  • Animal Care and Protective Services
$20 Adoption fee includes spay/neuter, microchip, vaccines Local authors Natalie McGriff and Elizabeth Rosso will be on site. $5 Raffle ticket for 7" Kindle Fire.

$20 Adoption fee includes spay/neuter, microchip, vaccines

Local authors Natalie McGriff and Elizabeth Rosso will be on site.

$5 Raffle ticket for 7" Kindle Fire.

May
28
10:00 am10:00

Stockton Street Block Party

  • Stockton Street

Join FOJA, the businesses of Stockton Street, and our pet friendly vendors as we host the Stockton Street Block Party. Adoptions, raffles, pet photos, food and drink samples, $50 select Inksmith Tattoos, gifts for adopters, and more! Bring the whole family!

 
May
21
3:00 pm15:00

Hair of the Dog - Hosted by Whiskey Jax

  • Whiskey Jax

$15 in advance, $20 at the door 

Ticket price includes Appetizer Buffet and your choice of two drinks from the following:

Jim Beam Bourbon, Pinnacle Vodka, Cruzan Rum, Sauza Blue Tequila and/or a 16 oz. draft beer including Duke's from Bold City. 

Contact: Tom Fisher, owner, 634-7208

Mar
5
10:00 am10:00

Lucky Pet Adoption Event

  • Animal Care and Protective Services
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Sponsored by Purrs 'N Woofs Pet Sitting

$20 Adoption Fee includes spay/neuter, microchip and vaccines.

Feb
13
6:00 pm18:00

Doggie-Gras!

  • Bold City Brewery

Join Friends of Jacksonville Animals and Bold City Brewery for the second Doggie-Gras celebration with proceeds benefiting Friends of Jacksonville Animals!

 


Nov
7
10:00 am10:00

Thanks Fur a Home Adoption Event

  • Animal Care and Protective Services

Sponsored by Dogtown USA. Adoption fee is $20, and all pets come spayed/neutered. microchipped and up to date on vaccines.

We are also asking for donations of Blocks of Velveeta type cheese, Blankets, Towels, Beds, Canned food for cats, dogs puppies and kittens, and treats!


 

Oct
28
6:00 pm18:00

Muscles for Mutts

  • Pier Cantina Sandbar

In memory of Randy Blankenship, The Pier Cantina Sandbar will be hosting this event with proceeds benefiting Friends of Jacksonville Animals.

There will be live music and drink specials.
 

Tickets in advance are $25 and $30 at the door.      http://www.eventbrite.com/e/muscles-fur-mutts-tickets-18714542701?aff=es2                                       

 


 

Oct
24
12:00 pm12:00

5th Annual JERRY'S CHILI COOK-OFF

  • Jerry's Sports Grille

Come join us for the 5th Annual Jerry's Friends Chili Cook-Off benefiting FRIENDS OF JACKSONVILLE ANIMALS (FOJA). This is an all age family friendly event! There will be chili cooking contest, chili tasting, live music, auctions, and raffles!

Live music will be provided by Ian McMahon, Brice Allister band and others!

The live auction will be hosted by State Senator Aaron Bean!

General admission tickets are only $10 and include tasting of all the chili!

VIP tickets are $25 and include general admission and a chili cook-off tshirt!

Aug
27
1:30 pm13:30

Back to School Buddies- Adoption Event

  • Animal Care and Protective Services

Join us for a "Back to School" themed adoption event! Adopting families receive Back to School goody bags and a free photo with their newly adopted pet! Kids can take part in a pet-themed craft time, or take turns reading a provided pet themed book to one of our special dogs or cats. Vendors will be on site. Bring the family and adopt a new friend just in time for Show and Tell!

Aug
1
10:00 am10:00

Rockin Oldies Pet Adoption Event

  • Animal Care and Protective Services

Senior Pet Adoption Fees Waived ($20 License Fee may apply)

All pets come Microchipped, Vaccinated, Spayed/Neutered.

Sponsored by our Friends at Bayview Collision Center.


Jul
20
7:30 pm19:30

Hambingo

Join us for a great time at Hamburger Mary's!

Bring cash for Bingo cards and 50/50 raffle.
 

 
Jun
20
1:00 pm13:00

Ales for Tails Pup Crawl

  • The Pier

Must be 21 or older to participate. Not all venues are pet friendly. Please leave pups at home.

Purchase tickets online for $25 at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/ales-for-tails-pup-crawl-tickets-17064611713.  Includes T-shirt.

Tickets will be $30 at the door and T-shirts are limited.
 

 
May
29
6:00 pm18:00

Three Layers Cafe Charity of the Month

Three Layers Café has chosen Friends of Jacksonville Animals as the May Charity of the Month.

Participate in our PETSIE photo contest. Upload a selfie with your pet on Facebook with the hashtag #petsiesforfoja and the most votes wins a prize!
 

 
May
16
11:00 am11:00

Dancing For the Furbabies

Positively Fit gym is hosting a 2 hour dance party with some of Jacksonville's top Zumba instructors. All proceeds will be donated to Friends of Jacksonville Animals and Pit Stop Pit Bull Rescue Transport.

Tickets can be purchased at www.positivelyfitcares.com for $10, at the door the ticket price will be $15.

First 50 people will receive a Free T-shirt.

 

May
9
6:00 pm18:00

Mardi Paws in May

$1 from every pint sold will be donated to Friends of Jacksonville Animals.

Silent Auction and 50/50 Raffle