Come check out Green Cove Springs homes and find a pocket of Old Florida, tucked along the banks of St. Johns River. Jacksonville is around 33 miles north, so Green Cove Springs real estate can be a workable choice for commuters. The city is also active in attracting and supporting local businesses. The Green Cove Springs Business League hosts events that spotlight local business, including 3rd Saturday in the Park. Locals and visitors go to Spring Park, overlooking St. Johns River, and meet businesses that have vendor stations set up. It’s a great way to connect the community with its local businesses.
Families checking out Green Cove Springs homes will appreciate the strong public schools. They turn in above-average scores on standardized testing, as well as earning very positive reviews from parents. There are also several great preschools, as well as excellent private schools to complete choices for educating kids.
Green Cove Springs offers lots of opportunities for outdoor recreation. Spring Park has a playground for kids, as well as a pavilion and picnic shelters that are available to rent. A seasonal pool is also open during the warmer months. The Augusta Savage Arts and Community Center hosts classes. The Thomas Hogan Memorial Gym is located at the community center and is open afternoons for residents to get fit. The City Pier has 12 boat slips that are available to rent.
Several special events bring the community together throughout the year. The Annual Memorial Day RIverFest is held at Spring Park on the Monday of Memorial Day weekend. There are food and craft vendors, activities for kids, and live entertainment. The Soul Food Festival happens every year on the first Saturday of October in Vera Francis Park and includes a parade and entertainment, as well as amazing food. The Annual Christmas on Walnut Street Festival finishes the year, with food, music, and fun.
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