Celebrate the Holiday Season with Timoti's

Holiday Activities and Events in Jacksonville

Jacksonville Holidays

For those of us wanting to experience the holiday season without the bitter cold, Jacksonville is the place to be! The Jacksonville areas are packed with holiday-themed activities for the entire family to enjoy this season, from football extravaganzas to awe-inspiring firework displays.

For Floridians and visitors alike, there’s nothing quite like spending your Winter on the Water. What’s even better? Timoti’s is right around the corner in 5 Points and Nocatee. Check out the listings below for what to do in Jacksonville this holiday season!

  1. MOCA Cocktail Tasting - November 15

    Are you looking to take your holiday party to the next level this season? Come by NOLA MOCA for a holiday tasting of seasonal libations and hors d’oeuvres. Watch MOCA’s skilled chef and bartenders at work, or take their recipes home to recreate your favorite drinks!

  2. Deck the Chairs - November 23 – January

    Feel like getting creative this holiday season? Go beyond your average tree decorating by decorating life guard chairs with the American Red Cross. More than twenty chairs will be available to be decorated in coastal-themed designs and lights in Downtown Jacksonville Beach. It all kicks off the day after Thanksgiving with chair decorating, music, hot cocoa, judging and lighting ceremonies.

  3. Community First Jacksonville Light Boat Parade - November 24

    Each season, residents and visitors alike gather along the St. Johns River to watch this maritime beauty transform into an impressive light show for the holiday season. Boats of every shape and size will travel down the river starting at 7 p.m., as the night ends with a firework display in Downtown Jacksonville!

  4. WinterFEST at Adventure Landing in Jacksonville Beach- November 16th - January 7th

    If you’re the adventurous type, WinterFEST at Adventure Landing in Jacksonville Beach may be the perfect holiday treat for you this season! Activities include The Alpine Racer 130-foot long ice slide, nightly snowfalls, outdoor ice skating rink, s’more roasting, and a beautiful alpine village and more!

  5. The Alhambra Theatre and Dining Presents Elf the Musical - November 24 - December 24

    For many of us, the cinematic adventure of Elf has become a holiday classic. Watch Buddy the elf leave his home in the North Pole in search of his real human father in New York. Watch all the fun unfold with this family-friendly theatrical take on the film!

  6. Christmas on the River at the Jacksonville Landing

    Kick off the holiday season with the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony this Christmas at 7 p.m. in The Jacksonville Landing’s Courtyard. Join Jacksonville’s local musicians for nightly tree shows until New Year’s Eve.

  7. Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens ZOOLights- December 8-January 5

    Witness the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens transform into a luminous winter wonderland full of moving sculptures, forests of lighted tree and animal silhouettes this holiday season. Activities for guests include marshmallow toasting, the 4-D Theatre Ride, carousel rides, warm weather “ice” skating and more.

  8. 27th Annual Community Nutcracker - December 7-8

    A holiday classic, the Community Nutcracker invokes a sense of nostalgia that no one can deny. This is a highly sophisticated production is based on a passion for the arts and a selfless will for an emotionally charged result.  

  9. TaxSlayer Bowl - December 31

    Thousands will gather for this annual football game at EverBank Field in Downtown Jacksonville. This game matches up one of the top teams from the SEC, the ACC, the Big Ten Conference or Notre Dame. The TaxSlayer Bowl treats fans to a night of excitement in college football!

  10. New Year’s Eve Celebration- December 31

    Ring in the new year by watching the Jacksonville sky light up this new year in Downtown Jacksonville! There will be an impressive firework display paired with live music, food trucks, craft vendors, and family activities all taking place next to the St. Johns River. Welcome 2019 the right way…with family, friends, and Duval fun!