Holiday Events

This page lists Holiday events for families in the Jacksonville, Florida area.
Kids Jacksonville: Holiday Events - Fun 4 First Coast Kids
11/16 - 12/30: Jax Illuminations 6th Annual Drive Thru Holiday Light Show

Bring the family together for this fun Jacksonville Tradition. Load up the family and tune your car radio to our special radio station. Listen to yo ...

November 16 – December 30, 2018
Hours: 6:00pm - 9:30pm
$20 - $35
Area: St. Johns Town Center
3800 St Johns Bluff Rd. S., Jacksonville, FL, 32224
11/17 - 02/03: St. Augustine Nights of Lights

The 25th Annual Nights of Lights dazzles the city as some three million lights adorn every corner of the historic district for two months. This awa ...

November 17, 2018 To February 3, 2019
Hours: Evenings
Downtown St. Augustine, FL, St. Augustine, FL
11/23-11/25: Christmas Made in the South

As Christmas time approaches what better way to get ready for the holiday season than to stroll the aisles for treasures at this year's award winning ...

November 23-25, 2018
Hours: Fri. 9:00am-6:00pm - Sat. 10:00am-6:00pm - Sun. 11:00am...
Adults - $7.00 - Children 12 & Under - Free, One Admiss...
Area: Downtown/Riverfront/Southbank
1000 Water Street, Jacksonville, FL, 32204
11/23: Annual Christmas on the River Tree Lighting Ceremony

Kickoff the holiday season at The Jacksonville Landing the day after Thanksgiving. Bring your family and friends as The Landing lights the 56-foot-tal ...

November 23, 2018
Hours: 7:00pm
Area: Downtown/Riverfront/Southbank
2 W. Independent Drive, Jacksonville, FL, 32202
11/24, 12/01, 12/08, & 12/15: St. Mary's Railroad Santa Express

The magic of Christmas comes alive at Santa Land where Jolly Old St. Nick himself boards the train for the return ride with gifts for all the good lit ...

November 24, December 1, 8, & 15, 2018
Hours: 10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm, 4:00pm
Adults $17 Children (3-12) $11 Children under 2 FREE, p...
Theatre by the Trax, 1000 Osborne Street,, St. Mary's, GA, 31558
11/24: Home Depot Kids Workshop: Gingerbread Man Ornament

Run, run, run as fast as you can to this hands-on holiday workshop where you and your child can assemble a gingerbread picture frame that doubles as a ...

November 24, 2018
Hours: 9:00am - 12:00pm
11/24: Jekyll Island Tree Lighting

Ring in the holidays with the lighting of the great tree in Jekyll Island’s Historic District. Celebrate this holly jolly event with the whole family. ...

November 24, 2018
Hours: 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Event is free & open to the public
100 James Rd., Jekyll Island, GA, 31527
11/25 - 01/01: Deck the Chairs Jax Beach

Deck The Chairs is an annual lighted sculptural exhibit using the iconic red chairs of The American Red Cross Life Saving Corps. Free and open to the ...

November 25 - January 1, 2018
Hours: Noon - 6pm for fun zone, lights after dark
Area: Beaches/Mayport
Latham Plaza, Downtown Jacksonville Beach, Jacksonville Beach, FL, 32250
12/05: Front Porch Christmas at the Jacksonville Landing

• Pictures with Santa for only $5! • Cookie Decorating • Ornament Making • Holiday Cheer • Non-Perishable Food Drive Come hang out at the Front ...

December 5, 2018
Hours: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Area: Downtown/Riverfront/Southbank
2 W. Independent Drive, Jacksonville, FL, 32202
12/05: St. Augustine Lighthouse Luminary Night

Luminary Night at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum is a family-friendly tradition during St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights celebration. O ...

December 5, 2018
Hours: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
81 Lighthouse Avenue, St. Augustine, FL, 32080
12/07 & 12/08: Beaches North Pole Express at the Beaches Museum

The Beaches Museum & History Park will host the annual Holiday Open House on Friday, December 9 from 5-8 p.m. Entertainment will abound during this ...

December 7-8, 2018
Hours: Friday 2:00pm - 6:00pm & Saturday 9:00am - 4:00pm
Area: Beaches/Mayport
381 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, FL, 32250
12/07-12/09:  Dickens on Centre - Amelia Island

Travel back in time December 7-9, 2018 during the fourth annual Dickens on Center festival in Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach, Florida, on beautifu ...

December 7 - 9, 2018
Centre Street, Fernandina Beach, FL

More than 200 tubas join together to play some of your favorite holiday music. What is Tuba Christmas? TubaChristmas is a music concert held in ...

December 8, 2018
Hours: 2:00pm
Area: Downtown/Riverfront/Southbank
2 W. Independent Drive, Jacksonville, FL, 32202
12/08: Breakfast with The Grinch at Jekyll Ocean Club

Join us at the Jekyll Ocean Club for a oceanside Breakfast with The Grinch! Guests will enjoy a "Green Eggs & Ham" themed breakfast buffet with fri ...

December 8, 2018
Hours: 8:30am - 10:30am
Adults $20 Kids $10
80 Ocean Way, Jekyll Island, 31527
12/08: Holidays in Hemming Park with Fun4FirstCoastKids.com

Hemming Park and Jax Food Truck Food Court team up for a holiday food truck rally and market sponsored by Community First Credit Union! Shop with loca ...

December 8, 2018
Hours: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Area: Downtown/Riverfront/Southbank
117 W Duval St., Jacksonville, FL, 32202
12/09: Yappy Hour Christmas “Paw"ty

Celebrate the holiday season

December 9, 2018
Hours: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Area: Downtown/Riverfront/Southbank
2 Independent Dr., Jacksonville, FL, 32202
12/14: Beaches Museum Christmas at the Cabin

The community is invited to experience the warmth of the holiday season at the Museum’s 1873 Oesterreicher-McCormick Cabin on Friday, December 14 from ...

December 14, 2018
Hours: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Area: Beaches/Mayport
381 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, FL, 32250
12/14: My Gym Jacksonville Kids Night Out: Twas the night BEFORE Christmas pajama JAM!

Kid's Night Out is more than just a party- it's a rocking good time designed to entertain your children with incredible rides, swings, themed games, p ...

December 14, 2018
Hours: 6:30pm - 10:00pm
$32.99 for the first child, $27.99 for each additional ...
13770 Beach Blvd Ste. 16, Jacksonville, FL, 32224
12/14: The Florida Ballet Nutcracker in a Nutshell

Nutcracker in a Nutshell is a sweet, abbreviated performance designed to introduce children to ballet as a performance art. This 45-minute performance ...

December 14, 2018
Hours: 10:30am
Adults: $10, Children: $6
Area: Intracoastal
1 University of North Fl Drive, Jacksonville, FL, 32224
12/15: Celestial Farms Celebration of Peace

Enjoy the sounds, scents, flavors and traditions of the holidays. We celebrate with all faiths and beliefs and welcome you to share your traditions. O ...

December 15, 2018
Hours: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Area: Northside/Airport
13958 Duval Road, Jacksonville, FL, 32218
12/18, 12/20, 12/23: TNT Gymnastics Reindeer Training

Join us for our Annual Reindeer Training Event! Santa is always looking for top notch assistants at the north pole, so we figured we should offer ...

December 18 & 20: 10:30am - 12:00pm; December 23: 10:30...
Members: $10, Non Members: $13, 12-24 Months: $6
Area: Southside/Mandarin
2683 Saint Johns Bluff Rd. S., Suite 1, Jacksonville, FL, 32246