2016 Christmas Events and Activities Jacksonville FL

Celebrate Christmas with Your Family in Duval County

2016 Christmas Events and Activities Jacksonville FL

While Florida does not quite experience a “White Christmas” like our neighbors to the far north, that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy some festive fun over the holidays. View these Christmas events and activities in the Jacksonville-area for 2016.  

30th Annual Christmas on the River Tree Lighting Ceremony • The Jacksonville Landing

November 25 • 7:00 pm

Kick off the holiday season with your friends and family at The Jacksonville Landing the day after Thanksgiving with the 30th Annual Christmas on the River Tree Lighting Ceremony. The event also includes local performances and the evening will conclude with a fireworks display on the St. Johns River. (2 W Independent Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32202)

Christmas Made in the South • Prime F. Osborn Convention Center

November 25 – 27

Celebrate 2016 Christmas with Your Family in Duval County FLChristmas Made in the South features amazing craftspeople, outstanding art, unique gourmet food and diverse entertainment to wet and satisfy every demanding appetite. Handmade, one-of-a-kind designs populate the booths that fill the festival, including such things as leather and silk wearables, fabric bags, dichroic glass jewelry and close-up photography of nature’s funniest and fiercest creatures. (1000 Water St, Jacksonville, FL 32204)

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Deck the Chairs • Jacksonville Beach Seawalk Pavilion

November 25 – January 1

Deck The Chairs is an annual lighted sculptural exhibit using the iconic red chairs of the Volunteer Lifesaving Corp. Free and open to the public, the light display aims to build community pride, foster private and public relationships and provide a wholesome and festive downtown during the holidays. (1st St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250)

Holiday Pops • Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts

December 8 – 11

Holiday Pops, Jacksonville’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever. Featuring the talents of the Jacksonville Symphony and Symphony Chorus, guest performers and the area’s only guaranteed snowfall, you’ll want to secure your seats early. Tickets won’t last! (300 Water St, Jacksonville, FL 32202)

ZOOLights • Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

December 9 – 11 & December 16 – January 7 (Closed Christmas Day)

Celebrate the holiday season and create a family tradition admiring the sparkling lights and brilliant hues at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens’ Fifth Annual ZOOLights event. Thousands of LED lights will transform the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens into a luminous winter wonderland filled with moving sculptures, forests of lighted trees and animal silhouettes. (370 Zoo Pkwy, Jacksonville, FL 32218)

Here at AutoBasics at the Avenues, we hope that you and your family have a Merry Christmas. We proudly serve the residents of the Jacksonville-area, so if you’re on the hunt for a high-quality and affordable used car over the holidays, then don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. Be sure to ask about our current specials!