The Jacksonville Landing area hosts many events, with the most popular being the weekly Saturday Morning Market. Other annual events include:
In early December – The Light Up Jax Parade
In late November and Early December – Festival of Trees at Bryan Glazer Children’s Museum; Festival of Lights Along Riverside Arts District Trail
Mid-December to New Years Eve – Downtown Christmas Village in Hemming Plaza next to City Hall; Tree Lighting Ceremony on Riverfront Boardwalk Promenade (November 25)
Early September through October 31st – Halloween Happening in Five Points Park with Haunted House and other Spooky Fun Events for Kids throughout the Month; Fall Harvest Fest Around Thanksgiving featuring Food Trucks, Craftsmen Vendors from all over the Southeast, and Live Music
Late September to early November – Festival of Chariots on Forsyth Park with live music
Mid-October through Early January – A Celebration of Lights at Timucua White House; Holiday Parade (November 24)
Early December through New Years Eve – Downtown Jacksonville’s most popular holiday event is a must see. From tree lighting ceremonies, parade floats carrying Santa Claus and hundreds upon thousands of twinkling lights in all colors imaginable, downtown Jax offers an unforgettable experience for families this time of year. The celebration culminates with two weeks worth of night time activities including carriage rides around town to view all the decorations and much more!