#DTJax Holiday Events 2018

11/26 | The Piano Guys: Christmas Together — Florida Theatre

Back by popular audience demand, The Piano Guys unite traditional Christmas, classical and pop music for their new holiday show Christmas Together.  Christmas Together, the group’s latest holiday album, debuted at #8 on the Billboard album chart, and features the songs “What Child Is This,” “Mary Did You Know,” “Ode to Joy to the World,” and more. 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.”


11/29 | 99.1 WQIK: Jingle Jam for St. Jude — Times-Union Center

“Only 500 tickets available for sale. Last year’s Jingle Jam featured Midland, Lauren Alaina, Granger Smith, and Love & Theft, now they’re big stars! This year’s future stars at 99.1 WQIK’s Jingle Jam for St. Jude are the singer of “My Girl” and “Hooked,” Dylan Scott, American Idol winner and currently touring with Rascal Flatts, Trent Harmon, MCA Artist Clare Dunn, and from RCA Records, Rachael Wammack. 7:30 p.m.”

11/29 — 12/28 | Jacksonville Historical Society: Gingerbread Extravaganza — Old St. Andrews Church

“Visitors enjoy gigantic, creative gingerbread creations built by chefs, bakers, architects, engineers, culinary school students, families, young people, and other individuals. These tasty creations are placed on display at the Jacksonville Historical Society’s Old St. Andrews, immediately across the street from the Veteran’s Memorial Arena.”

General Times
Monday through Friday 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Closed Sundays

* Special Times *
Dec 09, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Sunday) New
Dec 13, Gingerbread by Candlelight 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (special evening event)
Dec 17, 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. New
Dec 24 & 25 Closed
Dec 26 & 27, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. New
Dec 28, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

12/1 | Dave Koz Christmas Tour 2018 — Florida Theatre

“Grammy-nominated saxophonist Dave Koz returns with his annual Christmas tour. Joining him to perform fresh renditions of Christmas classics, and holiday hits from their respective catalogs are Grammy-nominated Jazz saxophonist Mindi Abair, vocalists Jonathan Butler and smooth jazz keyboardist Keiko Matsui. 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.”


12/1 | Santa Photos @ First Saturday Brews — Riverside Arts Market

Come have your picture taken with the big man himself at Riverside Arts Market from 10am-2pm Saturday, December 1st!  Photography provided by Figure 8 Studio for $5 and benefits Friends of Jacksonville Animals.


12/2 | Holiday Movie Series: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation — Main Library

“Throughout the month of December, join us at the Main Library for holiday movies! This week we will be showing National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. The Griswold family’s plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster. Rated PG-13.  Free and open to the public. 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.”


12/5 | Holiday at St. James — City Hall at St. James

“Celebrate the holidays at the Holiday at St. James Celebration and Tree Lighting. The free event will feature live entertainment, holiday treats and more fun for the family! The celebration will culminate with the lighting of the St. James Holiday Tree at 6:45 p.m. In conjunction with First Wednesday Art Walk, residents and visitors are invited to join Mayor and Mrs. Lenny Curry for Holiday at St. James on Wednesday, Dec. 5 from 4-7 p.m. The event will take place in Hemming Park as well as City Hall at St. James.”

12/5 | VyStar Credit Union Presents: Spirit of Giving Art Walk — Downtown

“Bring the kids to enjoy the North Pole play area, complete with real snow. Watch the annual Tree Lighting by Council President Aaron Bowman at 6 p.m. And you don’t want to miss performances by the Jacksonville Symphony brass quintet, Scott Jones School of Dance, a poetry reading by Miracle Jones and more. Plus, pick up a pair of 3-D Snowflake glasses. While supplies last. 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.”


12/5 | Off The Record: Special Christmas — The 5 & Dime Theater

“Off The Record presents: Special Christmas! Here we go again and this year it’s extra … um … special! Come out and enjoy Art Walk, then make your way to the 5 & Dime Theater. We’re doing TWO SHOWS, starting at 6:00 and again at 7:30. The shows are FREE, but please help support the 5 & Dime while you’re there!”


12/5 — 12/31 | The Looking Glass: Holiday Windows of Art — Downtown

“Working with local property managers and business owners, artists will fill windows with festive displays throughout Downtown. This year’s theme, The Looking Glass, invites artists to create a magical holiday scene in a Downtown storefront or space that reflects a winter fantasy-scape.”


12/6 | Second Annual “Totally Lit” Hanukkah Party — Hemming Park

“Join Hemming Park and the Jacksonville Public Library for our annual celebration of Hanukkah and its related traditions. We’ll enjoy live music, storytelling, and crafts; dreidel games, a menorah lighting and more. This event is free and open to the public. 4:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.”


12/6 | Lauren Daigle: The Behold Christmas Tour — Times-Union Center

“Lauren Daigle brings a Christmas musical experience to Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena that will share profound love, deep-rooted joy, and hope like that of a child. Like a number of Christian artists before her, Daigle is enjoying crossover appeal with secular and spiritual audiences alike. She says her music was designed to reach people in that way and that is important to her “to make music that permeates all the wall and tears all the walls down. People need love, people need hope. People need joy anywhere in life. 7:30 p.m.”

12/6 — 12/9 | Jacksonville Symphony: Holiday Pops — Times-Union Center

Jacksonville’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever. Get into the holiday spirit with the Symphony, a 100-voice Symphony Chorus, guest singers and dancers and an extravaganza with the area’s only guaranteed indoor snowfall. You’ll want to get your tickets early as the good seats go quickly. Featuring the Jacksonville Symphony Chorus. 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.”


12/7 — 12/8 | 27th Annual Community Nutcracker — Florida Theatre

“Community Nutcracker is the only nonprofit, volunteer-run organization that offers a portion of its proceeds to local charitable agencies with each performance and has donated over $600,000 in the past 25 years! The performing company is made up of local talent with more than 200 dancers from Northeast Florida auditioning and performing in the production. Join us with your family for the 27th annual production! 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.”

12/8 | Children’s Christmas Party of Jacksonville — Prime Osborn Convention Center

“This one-day toy giveaway event is for Jacksonville’s children who otherwise might not receive toys for Christmas this year. Several new, unwrapped toys will be handed out to children up to 12 years old. It is run on a first come, first serve basis with no application or ID required to participate. 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.”


12/8| Ugly Sweater Bash — Riverside Arts Market

“Get in the holiday spirit with our Ugly Sweater Bash. We encourage you to wear your ugliest of holiday sweaters and shop locally from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Enjoy live music throughout the day on the River Stage. The lineup includes Al Poindexter, Great Dames featuring Debrann, and Pine Forest School of the Arts.  Those wearing an ugly sweater, have an opportunity to receive $5 gift token to RAM. Judges will randomly select attendees throughout the day.”

12/8 | Holidays in Hemming — Hemming Park

“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 local artisans and dine with the best of Jacksonville’s food trucks; enjoy festive music and seasonal beverages. Children’s activities; leashed pets are welcome. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.”


12/8 | Multicultural Holiday Textile Extravaganza — Jax Makerspace, Main Library

“Do it for the culture! Bring the family to the Jax Makerspace for the Multicultural Holiday Textile Extravaganza. Explore other cultures with hands-on-activities and demonstrations that celebrate diverse holiday traditions. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.”


12/8 | Santa Stops and Photo Ops — Main Library

“Santa Claus is coming to the library! You’re invited to join the fun as we share St. Nick stories and songs, followed by a visit from Santa Claus himself! Parents, remember to bring your cameras. Please be aware that although every effort will be made to ensure that attendees get a photo with Santa, the program will end promptly at the designated time. 11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.”


12/8 | 24th Annual Tuba Christmas — Jacksonville Landing

“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 cities worldwide that celebrates those who play, teach, and compose music for instruments in the tuba family. Read more about it here.  The entertainment starts at 2 p.m.”


12/9 | Yappy Hour Christmas Paw-ty — Jacksonville Landing

“Celebrate the holiday season 🎄 with us at the final Yappy Hour of the 2018 Season! The Landing Courtyard will be decorated for the holiday season with Christmas Trees and ornaments-a-plenty. Live entertainment by Party Solution Entertainment in front of the Christmas Tree.

Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest: 🏆
Deck your dog out in the cutest ugly sweater that you can find! The uglier, the cuter.

Santa Photos: 🎅🏼
He’s back and jollier than ever! Get your Christmas card photo taken with Santa! Donate $10 to Friends of Jacksonville Animals, Inc. which benefits the animal care protective services of Jacksonville.

Yappy Hour 🐾 is a FREE dog happy hour for pups, their parents and dog lovers hosted by Jacksonville Landing. Please make sure your pup is up-to-date on their shots and have the appropriate identification tags. 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.”

12/9 | Home Free Country Christmas — Florida Theatre

“We’re excited to announce that we’ll be back on the road this November and December for our 3rd annual A Country Christmas Tour! We’ll be bringing the music you know and love from Full Of (Even More) Cheer, and TONS of holiday spirit!  2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.”


12/9 | Meachum L. Clarke & True Purpose Present #AJacksonvilleChristmas — Daily’s Place

“Meachum L. Clarke, TRUE PURPOSE is intended to be a cornucopia of uniquely anointed, skilled, and charismatic psalmists, minstrels, and worshippers partnering to create a clear atmosphere of worship, ascribing to the EXCELLENCE of God’s Glory, while blending the art of music with the anointing of ministry. 7 p.m.”

12/10 | Jacksonville Symphony JSYO Holiday Concert — Times-Union Center

“The Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestras perform their holiday concert, conducted by Principal JSYO Conductor Deanna Tham. 7 p.m.”



12/11 | Christmas with Michael W. Smith with Very Special Guest Melinda Doolittle — Florida Theatre

“Christian music superstar Michael W. Smith has topped the charts with his songs “Place In This World,” “Here I Am To Worship,” “Friends,” and “Heart of Worship.” He will be joined by Melinda Doolittle (Season 3 American Idol) to perform his hits and Christmas favorites like “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” “The Spirit of Christmas,” “Joy to the World,” “O Holy Night,” and more. 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.”

12/13 | AIGA Toy Show — Intuition Ale Works

“Do you remember your favorite childhood toy? Gone (perhaps) but not forgotten. Toys are about imagination and imagination is the first tool of all artists and designers. So sharpen up your tool, tap into your inner child and create a custom toy!  For our December C&C, AIGA Jacksonville will be hosting a Toy Show – an event in which both AIGA members and non-members are invited to build a toy from scratch that will be displayed throughout the night. Attendees can vote on their favorite toy, and prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.  Choose an existing toy and take it to another level, paint a blank vinyl toy, sew a toy, or build one out of wood – anything that makes the toy a creation unique to you.  If you’re interested in submitting a toy, please register on our Eventbrite link. We will be accepting toy drop-offs on Friday, December 7, 2018, at CoRK Arts District from 6:00-8:00 P.M.  At this event, we will also be accepting toy donations for Daniel Kids. 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.”

12/13 | Holiday Party — Manifest Distilling

“Join us on December 13th as we celebrate the upcoming year!  $35.00/pp, please bring an unwrapped toy.  Starts at 6:30pm”



12/13 | Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Ghosts of Christmas Eve — Veterans Memorial Arena

“As per their annual tradition, TSO will take on an enormous concert schedule over the holiday season, which includes two separate touring outfits sometimes playing multiple shows per day in a city on certain dates. The full touring schedule can be read in full below, and details both touring parties playing to a mix of large and mid-sized U.S. markets over the month and a half run. Many die-hard TSO fans will be quick to point out that the tour is named after their 2016 studio album by the same title. 7:30 p.m.”

12/13 | Kenny G.: The Miracles Holiday and Hits Tour — Florida Theatre

“In a recording career that spans almost three decades and 23 albums, Grammy® Award-winning saxophonist Kenny G has grafted elements of R&B, pop and Latin to a jazz foundation solidifying his reputation as the premiere artist in contemporary jazz. For this special holiday tour he will perform traditional Christmas songs like “I”ll Be Home For Christmas,” “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!,” “White Christmas,” and more. 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.”

12/14 | A Soulful Noel — The Ritz Theatre and Museum

“By Ritz Voices with Special Guests Noel Freidline Quintet featuring Maria Howell.  7:30 p.m.  Introducing Ritz Voices Children’s Chorus!”



12/14 – 12/16 | Jacksonville Symphony: First Coast Nutcracker 2018 — Times-Union Center

“Presented by VyStar Credit Union, the First Coast Nutcracker has been a beloved tradition in north Florida for over 40 years. Experience Tchaikovsky’s timeless ballet with Jacksonville’s only full symphony orchestra. Friday 8 p.m., Saturday 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m.”


12/15 | See Santa, Watch Home Alone, and Feed Jacksonville — Florida Theatre

“First A.C.T., the nonprofit Florida Theatre’s young professional networking group, presents the film “Home Alone,” in a special event benefiting the Florida Theatre and Feeding Northeast Florida.  Admission is FREE for every adult and child with a gift of canned or nonperishable food.  Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Come early and have your picture taken with Santa, have some cookies and milk, and make an ornament at the crafting area. Home Alone begins at 2 p.m. Runtime is 103 min.”

12/16 | Holiday Movie Series: Scrooged — Main Library

“This week we will be showing Scrooged, the story of a selfish, cynical television executive who is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve. Rated PG-13.  2 p.m. – 4 p.m.”



12/16 | Family Holiday Concert: Backtrack Vocals — Friday Musicale

“Backtrack is an award-winning, five-person vocal group based in New York City that explores the power of the human voice through unique vocal arrangements, tight harmonies, and world-class beatboxing. They infuse heart and humor into every performance and enhance their vocal-driven performances with guitar and vocal looping elements. Their repertoire includes covers of past and present pop music, original compositions and unexpected genres such as classical and electronic music. 3 p.m.”

12/16 – 12/31 | 6th Annual Holiday Trains — Museum of Science and History

“The Toy Train Collectors of Jacksonville are hosting a special motorized holiday train display in the Learning Lab at MOSH. The holiday train display will feature volunteer operators available to engage visitors about trains, engineering and model building. The trains will be rotated throughout the day as they travel through a winter wonderland! During normal operating hours.”


12/16 | Chris Isaak Holiday Tour — Florida Theatre

“Singer and songwriter Chris Isaak returns to perform hits “Wicked Game,” “Baby Did A Bad, Bad Thing,” “Somebody’s Crying” as well as his take on traditional holiday favorites.  Chris is renowned for his signature 1950’s rock-and-roll style and crooner sound. He’s often compared to Roy Orbison, Elvis Presley, and Ricky Nelson. 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.”


12/16 | For King and Country: Little Drummer Boy Christmas Tour — Veterans Memorial Arena

“After the absolute viral response from their “Little Drummer Boy (LIVE)” music video last Christmas season, the GRAMMY award-winning duo for KING & COUNTRY will embark on their theatrical, dynamic, and moving Little Drummer Boy | The Christmas Tour featuring fellow GRAMMY-award winner, Zach Williams. The tour will feature original hits from both artists, as well as brand new songs from for KING & COUNTRY’s album ‘burn the ships’, previous holiday recordings and Christmas classics.  7 p.m.”

12/17 | A Swingin’ Little Christmas — The Ritz Theatre and Museum

“Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Jane Lynch returns with her holiday concert! Fresh from her iconic portrayal of Sue Sylvester on Glee and her Broadway debut as Miss Hannigan in Annie, Jane will bring her comic skills and musical prowess to the theater stage. She will delight the crowd with poignant and hilarious takes on holiday favorites!  7 p.m.”


12/19 | A Christmas with Rockapella — Florida Theatre

“Celebrate the Christmas season with famed A Capella group Rockapella. Best known as the singing group featured in the PBS hit series Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego. Rockapella will perform holiday classics all A Capella! 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.”


12/20 | Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical — Florida Theatre

“Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer The Musical brings the classic holiday movie to life on stage. Characters are designed to look like the stop-motion we all grew up on. This show is great for the entire family!  7 p.m. – 10 p.m.”


12/20 | Jazzy Night of Holiday Songs: “In the Key of Dance” Benefit Concert and Charity Auction — Breezy Jazz Club

“CooperMorgan Dance Theatre is pleased to announce “ In the Key of Dance,” a benefit concert to be held on Thursday, December 20, 2018, at downtown’s Breezy Jazz Club. The one-night-only holiday concert experience will be hosted by Damien Lamar, producer & radio presenter of the newly acclaimed radio show, Taste Test on WJCT 89.9 FM along with a jazz trio and an unforgettable, all-female line-up of jazz vocalists and performers. Enjoy a formal evening of dinner, a live concert, and drinks. The events net proceeds will benefit The CM Experience: The New School, started by founders of CooperMorgan Dance Theatre.  7 p.m.”

12/21 | Noche de Parranda — Jacksonville Landing

“Dance the night away to live Latin music in front of the 56-foot-tall Christmas Tree by Henry Zayas and more. Plus, vendors, drink specials and a lot of holiday fun! 7 p.m. – 12 a.m.”



12/21 | Horton’s Holiday Hayride — Florida Theatre

“Reverend Horton Heat, the Dallas based trio, is known for their knock-out, rockin’ shows that have been described as “transformative experiences.”  With self-created “Guit Steel,” Junior Brown stuns and amazes as he switches on-the-fly between electric and steel! Junior Brown is a one-of-a-kind American original.  The Blasters are West Coast rock ‘n’ roll legends. Blending their own brand of “American Music” that will knock your socks off!  Big Sandy serves up a killer batch of rock ‘n’ roll biscuits.  7 p.m. – 10 p.m.”

12/21 | A Christmas Carol — Times-Union Center

“This celebrated Charles Jones adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is rich with thrilling ensemble music, alive with color and movement, and is created to tell this great and enduring tale in a manner that people of all ages will enjoy. Woven throughout this classic tale are beautiful new arrangements and moving renditions of holiday songs such as God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Wassail Wassail, Good Christian Men Rejoice, Away in a Manger, Greensleeves, The Boar’s Head Carol and many more. Featuring a cast of 23 performers, live musicians, and Broadway-style scenery and costumes, audiences cherish this sumptuous holiday classic. 8 p.m.”

12/21 | A Die Hard Christmas with Nick Hogan — The Volstead

“Join us at The Volstead for a Die Hard Christmas featuring Nick Hogan and Angel’s Envy! Join us for cocktail specials, music by DJ Mas Appeal, some delicious Chinese food & pins sold by Mover & Shaker benefitting a local charity. 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.”


12/22 | Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker — Florida Theatre

“Christmas is coming and so is the one and only Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker. Presenting world class Russian artists, hand-painted sets, Russian Snow Maidens, and jubilant Nesting Dolls – Great Russian Nutcracker brings the Christmas spirit to life for all ages. “Kids wide-eyed with delight!” says the New York Times. Experience the Dove of Peace Tour, spreading goodwill in over 100 cities across North America. Get seats now for the whole family and make memories for a lifetime at Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker! 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.”

12/28 | Holiday Soul Jam — Times-Union Center

“The Holiday Soul Jam, featuring four of the most successful groups in popular music, with their distinct harmonies, choreography and dance styles. Witness the signature visual & vocal styles of Gerald Alston & The Manhattans, Russell Thompkins & The New Stylistics, Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, and Dennis Edwards’s Temptation Revue. Come join the party as we sing along to Kiss & Say Goodbye, You Are My Shining Star, Betcha By Golly Wow, Break Up to Make Up, If You Don’t Know Me By Now, Wake Up Everybody, My Girl, and Papa Was A Rollin Stone. Don’t forget R&B singer-songwriter Carl Carlton, Everlasting Love and She’s a Bad Mama Jama. Don’t miss your chance to party with the best of the best. 8 p.m.”

12/28 | Improv Me: Winter Edition — Main Library

“Feeling dramatic? Kind of creative? This is the place for you! Hilarity is sure to ensue as you pitch Santa your best ‘bad’ toy suggestion or rewrite the lyrics to traditional tunes. Come play theater and drama games in this winter-themed program. For teens 12-18. 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.”


12/30 | Holiday Movie Series: The Goonies — Main Library

“This week we will be showing The Goonies. In this classic 80s flick a group of misfits set out to find a pirate’s ancient valuable treasure in order to save their home from foreclosure. Rated PG. 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.”



12/31 | The Main Squeeze: New Year’s Eve — 1904 Music Hall

“After forming in 2010 at Indiana University, The Main Squeeze began selling out clubs to frenzied college students in just a few short months. Their captivating live performances have since earned them a devoted national following and even caught the interest of legendary producer, Randy Jackson, who produced their latest album Mind Your Head. The dynamic 5-piece is currently based in Los Angeles. 8 p.m.”

12/31 | Delfeayo Marsalis: New Year’s Eve — Breezy Jazz Club

“The New Year’s Eve Party of All Parties. Breezy Jazz Club is bringing you the BEST this New Year’s Eve! Ring in the New Year with Jazz Trombonist, Composer and Record Producer, Delfeayo Marsalis! He’s produced more than 120 jazz albums and released 7 albums as a leader. Tickets are $100 per person. Tickets include price of entry for the live concert, dinner form our New Years menu, and Champagne! VIP seats available for $125. Doors open at 9 p.m. Call Breezy Jazz Club at 904 666-7562 for any questions. After Party from 1 a.m. – 4 a.m. featuring Mama Yo and The Bad Boys of Soul!”

12/31 | MOCA New Year’s Eve Party — MOCA Jacksonville

“Mark your calendar for downtown’s destination New Year’s Eve bash. The MOCA NYE PARTY is an event for the movers and shakers, the artists and innovators, and anyone who likes to kick off the New Year in style. The event kicks off with the VIP Catalyst Cocktail Hour and Dinner in the second floor gallery, followed by the Countdown Bash: an indoor/outdoor dance party featuring Mama Blue, DJ Catharsis, live art performances, fabulous eats by NOLA MOCA and an open bar throughout the night. Dress is creative glam. No black tie is required. Net proceeds of MOCA NYE PARTY benefit the educational programs, public events and gallery exhibitions that make our Jacksonville a regional leader in contemporary art. THIS EVENT IS FOR ADULTS 21 AND UP. 9 p.m. – 1 a.m.”

12/31 | Jacksonville Symphony Presents: New Year’s Eve from Vienna — Times-Union Center

“The toast of the town! Join Courtney Lewis and the Jacksonville Symphony for another unforgettable New Year’s Eve. The evening begins with an elegant Viennese program, followed by the best New Year’s party in town with the Chris Thomas Band and capped by a perfect view of the fireworks on the river at midnight! 9 p.m.”

12/31 | Jacksonville Landing New Year’s Eve Celebration — Jacksonville Landing

“Ring in the New Year at The Jacksonville Landing on Monday, December 31! Downtown Jacksonville is the place to be this New Year’s Eve and The Jacksonville Landing is where to celebrate and ring in 2019! The New Year’s Eve Celebration will feature live music, food, drink specials and fireworks! This event is FREE! Say goodbye to 2018 and hello to 2019 with this free event featuring live music, good times, great food, drink specials and FIREWORKS!

Event schedule includes:

4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. G-Vibe Trio
8:30 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. Party in a Box
12:00 a.m. (Midnight) Fireworks by the City of Jacksonville

12/31 | City of Jacksonville New Year’s Eve Fireworks — St. Johns River Downtown

“Say goodbye to 2018 and ring in the New Year at midnight with a spectacular fireworks display over the St. Johns River. Make your way down to the waterfront with friends or family before midnight to snag a great seat for the festivities. Fireworks will begin exactly at midnight. This year fireworks will be launched from a barge on the St. Johns River between the Hyatt and Double Tree hotels and high above the St. Johns River from the Acosta Bridge. These locations are able to be viewed from both the North and South banks in Downtown Jacksonville in addition to viewing from Brooklyn and under the Fuller Warren Bridge where the Riverside Arts Market is held.”