Science festivals are large, inspiring celebrations of the fascinating world of science and technology. Science festivals establish science as a part of the local culture, attracting the attention and potential participation of everyone living and working in a community.
—The Science Festival Alliance Website

What is Jacksonville Science Festival (JSF) at a Glance?


All students, teachers, experts, organizations, local businesses and community partners coming together to celebrate education with all of the Jacksonville community and surrounding regions.


Student driven questions that lead to student led projects in collaboration with teachers and local community experts related to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math). Booths include interactive STEAM activities, gained knowledge and skills, along with any artifacts that will enhance the experience of the attendee and community.


Saturday, March 2nd Latham Plaza Jacksonville Beach; 11 Ocean Front N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Thursday, March   7th FSCJ South Campus;

Friday,  March 8th   FSCJ South Campus;

Friday, April 4th – Auction – Casa Marina Hotel and Restaurant;


To serve as a vehicle for educational equity and justice for K-12 students by providing a city wide event that promotes student driven STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math ) projects that use strategic collaboration with teachers, experts in STEAM fields, mentors and local businesses making it a vital force important to our culture, education and the economy.


Latham Plaza Jacksonville Beach and Florida State College at Jacksonville FSCJ South Campus


Presented and sponsored by Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) and The Foundation Academy to engage participation of private, public, charter and home school groups, local colleges and universities, local businesses, organizations, and government agencies.

JSF FSCJ Press Release


Jacksonville Science Festival Annual Report

Annual Report 2017 .pdf