5 Things to do in Five Points
Rain or shine, there's much to be said about Jacksonville's Five Points.
Five Points is a chic, bohemian, historic part of our lovely city located in Riverside, named after an intersection where five roads meet. Neighboring our Timotis 5 Points location, are so many things to do when you visit us for delicious wild-caught seafood, from simply enjoying down Main Street shops to strolling through Riverside Park. Check out some of our recommendations for fun things to do next time you join us here in historic Five Points.
1. The Cummer Museum of Arts and Gardens
Not only does this museum hold one of the finest art collections in the Southeast, but they also own 2.5 acres of beautiful, historic gardens that are unique examples of the early 20th century. These gardens feature reflecting pools, fountains, and the majestic Cummer Oak, one of the oldest trees in Jacksonville with a canopy of more than 150 feet. Visit website.
2. Sun-Ray Cinema
First opened in 1927, Sun-Ray Cinema was originally named Riverside Theater and featured silent films. In 1949, it was changed to Five Points Theatre, featuring over 900 seats and a smoking lounge. Adults paid 50 cents and children 14 cents. Today, some claim this movie theater to be haunted because of its historical past. Visit website.
3. Riverside Arts Market
Six-time winner of Folio Weekly’s Best of Jacksonville Award for Best Farmers Market, this family-friendly and fun filled market attracts nearly 4,000+ visitors every weekend. Riverside Arts Market is a weekly market hosted each Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and features local artists, produce, and many other unique handmade goods. This is not an event to miss out on in Five Points. Visit website.
4. Riverside Park / Memorial Park
Riverside Park is the second oldest park in the city, first created along the St. Johns River in 1869. This park is perfect for a walk on a sunny day, with two lakes, benches, picnic tables, and beautiful scenery. Memorial Park was first created in 1986 and is located on the opposite end of Riverside Park. Enjoy both on a sunny day with Timotis to-go for the perfect picnic.
5. Fans & Stoves Antique Mall
Florida rain got you down? Check out the antique mall and have your own treasure hunt within the middle of Five Points with nearly 5,000 square feet of showroom area and 35 dealers. Antiques range from lamps, furniture, and appliances, to jewelry, accessories, and clothing.