Holiday Cheer in DTJax

Marketing and Events Assistant, Savanne Giroire

The holidays are in full swing and Downtown is delivering on all the family-friendly events. This holiday season, do something different and enjoy some cheer in the Bold City! Here’s a list of fun events to get you into the holiday spirit!

Through the Winter Wonderland program, kiddos will discover why our Earth gets cold during the winter season, learn about liquid nitrogen in the JEA Science Theater, and participate in other activities throughout the Museum!

Dave Koz and Friends 25th Anniversary Christmas Tour
December 1 @ 8 – 10 pm
Jazz saxophonist Dave Koz presents Christmas with friends David Benoit, Rick Braun, Peter White and Rebecca Jade. Over two decades ago, GRAMMY® nominee Dave Koz launched his first-ever Christmas tour, and he’ll be at the Florida Theatre on December 1st. Learn more and check out the Dave Koz Christmas Tour VIP Experience here!

By @cummermuseum

20th Annual Gingerbread Extravaganza
December 8-28 @ 11 – 3:30 pm

Attend the 20th Annual Gingerbread Extravaganza! This event is considered to be one of Jacksonville’s most popular holiday traditions and is taking place at the historic Old St. Andrew’s Church. From December 8th to 27th, the church will be transformed into a winter wonderland featuring over 50 gingerbread creations as well as holiday displays, a bake shop, a gift shop and more! Old St. Andrew’s Church, on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, was built in 1887 and is the only major church in the city that survived the Great Fire of 1901. For some history and holiday fun, grab your tickets now!

By @jamesweldonjohnsonpark

Know of any more holiday events happening in Downtown? Let us know by submitting an event! For the full list of Downtown events, check out the DTJax Calendar. We wish you a happy holiday season, and remember to tag us at #DTJax for a chance to be featured on our socials!