Fiesta del Jaguar

The wildest celebration of Hispanic culture and conservation is here! It’s Fiesta del Jaguar, featuring educational fun plus a taste of Latin American food, music, dance and more! 10 am - 2 pm on the Great Lawn and Range of the Jaguar.

Join us in the Range of the Jaguar for opportunities to learn about the animals of Central and South America and how the Zoo is working in conservation to preserve them. The Great Lawn will have the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp and Armada out with games and giveaways, and two food trucks serving up some of your favorite dishes. Performers will also delight guests with traditional dance and music from their countries.


Vendors include:

  • First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Jacksonville Armada
  • Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp
  • Sister Cities
  • Voter Registration


  • Baba Caiman
  • Danzas PeruJax
  • Y? Entertainment

Food Trucks:

  • El Chamo Criollo
  • Latin Soul Grille