Jacksonville’s BEST Holiday Events Guide

Holiday Events Jacksonville

There is always something exciting to see and do in Jacksonville and the holidays are no exception! If you’re looking for fun, family-friendly and festive events on the First Coast this holiday season look no further than our Guide to Holiday Events in Jacksonville 2018. Here you will find all of the best tree lighting ceremonies, Santa visits, Gingerbread House making events, light displays, boat parades, holiday shows and everything you need for a holly jolly holiday season. Be sure to check back throughout the season for updated holiday events.

This year we made things a little easier for you and created posts to help you find exactly what you are looking for! From tree lightings, breakfast with Santa and holiday shows, this will be your BEST resource for all things Holiday! Of course, all of our events are also listed on our Events Calendar where you can see what’s going on just for the day or week. Did we miss an event? Let us know by emailing [email protected] Check out all the categories to find what you are looking for!

Thank you to BRAVOZ for sponsoring this guide! Formerly known as Rebounderz Jacksonville, BRAVOZ lets you choose from over 10 unique attractions perfect for any age! Elevate your excitement with Jacksonville’s hot, new emerging games. From our Open Jump Arena and Ninja Warrior Course to the area’s largest Laser Tag course, BRAVOZ has something for every age and is perfect for holiday weekends and days off! Birthday Parties, Group Events, and Sensory Friendly nights are also available.

Tree Lightings and Holiday Light Displays in Jacksonville

The Jacksonville and North Florida area offer many tree lightings every year! Starting early in November, through Thanksgiving and up until Christmas, there’s sure to be a tree lighting event to amaze the whole family. Holiday light displays are fun for kids of all ages. Whether a holiday season event or collaborative neighborhood light display, […]

Where to See Santa In & Around Jacksonville {Dining & Photos}

Jacksonville offers many opportunities to see Santa, whether for a timeless holiday photo or for a special meal or storybook tea. Special events feature Santa all around the First Coast this holiday season, so be sure to make a visit to the jolly old elf this season! You May Also Like ::Jacksonville’s BEST Holiday Events […]

Holiday Shopping Events In & Around Jacksonville

We are so lucky that Jacksonville offers so many amazing events during the holiday season! Some of JMB’s top picks include Dickens on Centre in Amelia Island, Hometown Holiday in the Park and Hollidazzle. We’ve also found so many holiday shopping events! Check out our list below and get in the holiday spirit! Holiday Shopping […]

Holiday Shows In & Around Jacksonville

Who doesn’t love dressing up in holiday dresses and heading out on the town for dinner and a show? We have an incredible list of holiday shows, including several Nutcracker options, and theatre in Jacksonville! Check out our list below and plan your holiday! You May Also Like ::Guide to Holiday Shows & Gingerbread HousesHoliday […]

Holiday Parades In & Around Jacksonville

Nothing gets you in the holiday spirit more than a holiday parade! Jacksonville and the surrounding areas not only have a variety of parades, but also boat parades! JMB loves the Palm Valley Light Boat Parade! Check out our list and plan your spot on the parade route! You May Also Like ::Tree Lightings and […]

Winter Break & Holiday Camps In Jacksonville

Somehow, it’s that time of year again. The time when we are supposed to spend time with family, build gingerbread houses and deck the halls. How did it get so busy? The shopping, the elfing, the baking, the card mailing, the endless wrapping!? It’s enough to take the jingle out of anyone’s bells- especially Mom! Whether […]

Cruising for Christmas Lights in Jacksonville

One of my favorite holiday traditions is cruising around checking out the Christmas lights. We go with our good friends, wear our fun glasses that make the lights look like snowmen, Santa, and snowflakes, and rock out to a mix of our favorite Christmas songs. It is quite an event that my kids always look forward to! Christmas Lights […]

Holiday Fun Runs In & Around Jacksonville

Lace up your running shoes and tie them with some jingle bells! Ready to run for the holidays? There are plenty of season-theme holiday runs in Jacksonville and the First Coast, including kid-friendly fun runs with holiday celebrations following the main event. You may even see Santa or catch the Gingerbread Man! You May Also […]

Christmas Tree Farms in Florida

Yes, there are plenty places around Jax to pick up a Christmas tree, but wouldn’t it be fun to venture out as a family to a tree farm where you can pick out and cut down your own tree? Here are a few Christmas tree farms nearby where you can choose and cut your own tree! […]

Holiday Road Trips from Jax!

  The kids are about to be “home for the holidays” and we are ready to get out and celebrate the season! But if you’ve hit all the great holiday events in Jax, you might be looking for other events and activities in some surrounding areas! There is a plethora of awesome holiday fun in cities […]

Did we miss an event? Please comment below or email us at [email protected] if you know of or have an event you would like us to include!

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One Response to Jacksonville’s BEST Holiday Events Guide

  1. Debbie walker Nov 29, 2017 at 10:08 pm #

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