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Bars, restaurants will be fully staffed for Orange Crush FestivalBars, restaurants will be fully staffed for Orange Crush Festival

Some bars are planning to come together for a clean-up after the festival on Monday.

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. — Restaurants and bars in Jacksonville Beach are preparing for the Orange Crush Festival, a big event that is expected to bring thousands of people out.

“We’re excited it’s going to be a big day for us. we expect big crowds. We also have extra door staff and we’re just trying to make sure we don’t exceed our capacity,” said Dwayne Simas, manager at monkey’s uncle tavern. 

The festival will be hosting events downtown as well.

First Coast News asked BB’s Restaurant

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How to Pull Off a Giant Food Festival in the Last Days of the PandemicHow to Pull Off a Giant Food Festival in the Last Days of the Pandemic

Guy Fieri doing his take on chicken and waffles at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival

“This is a hot mess.”

That was Guy Fieri yukking it up on stage during the 2021 South Beach Wine and Food Festival (or SOBEWFF), which took place on Miami Beach over four days in late May.

The megastar chef (and now a very, very rich Food Network employee) was referring both to his past appearances at the fest — something about a frozen margarita machine and demanding Motley Crue’s “Shout at the Devil” as his intro music — and this year’s

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