Enjoy old traditions and make some new ones with family and friends. The weather is supposed to be gorgeous this weekend. After watching the game on Thursday, plan a few festive activities.
Do some local shopping at Riverside Arts Market. Enjoy Small Business Saturday at the Riverside Arts Market with more than 100 locally-owned, small businesses and thousands of unique gift ideas in a single location. Bring visiting friends and family to enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of North Florida’s favorite outdoor arts and entertainment venue this Thanksgiving weekend, then walk over to the Cummer Museum and Gardens.
Decorate your home for the holidays. “Haul out the holly”—Whether you are ready to deck your home in twinkle lights or prefer a subtle wreath on the front door, we would love to see your favorite ways to decorate. Pop over to our Facebook page and post a picture. Live Christmas trees are for sale at many locations in Jacksonville.
Visit St. Augustine for the Nights of Lights. Make a point to see St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights Festival. Selected by National Geographic in 2011 & 2012 as one of the ten best holiday lighting displays in the world, St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights feature millions of tiny white lights that create a magical atmosphere in the Nation’s oldest city. Ripley’s is offering train rides with a reserved time.
Watch the Community First Jacksonville Light Boat Parade. Saturday, 7PM Downtown Jacksonville. Whether you’re a seafarer or landlubber, you are sure to be dazzled by the annual Community First Jacksonville Light Boat Parade. The parade has become a tradition for thousands of families and out-of-town guests who eagerly await the transformation of the St. Johns River. Boats of every shape and size are adorned with decorations that captivate senses and stimulate imaginations. This enchanted night is topped off by a fireworks display like no other, featuring the signature bridge “waterfalls.” Admission is free. For more information, click here.
We hope you have a Happy Thanksgiving and a great weekend.