JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. -- With WinterFEST and Nights of Lights already kicked off, and the annual tree lighting at the Jacksonville Landing coming up, there's plenty to do to get you in the spirit.
WinterFEST at Adventure Landing in Jacksonville Beach:
Outdoor Ice Skating Rink & Skate Rental
The Alpine Racer 130-foot long Ice Slide
Crystal Creek Lodge featuring coffee, hot chocolate and apple cider. They also have hot soups! Enjoy sweet treats including pumpkin pie, pecan pie and mint chocolate pie. Add a scoop of Bruster's seasonal ice cream for an extra delicious treat!
Blizzard Bluff Village featuring Cookie Making, Holiday Carnival Games & More
An Elegant Light Display
Nights of Lights is a 2-month long celebration of the holiday season. Millions of white lights create a magical holiday atmosphere in the nation's oldest city during the 18th Annual Nights of Lights Celebration in St. Augustine. Tracing its origins to the Spanish tradition of displaying a lighted white candle during the Christmas holidays, the spectacular lighting reflects the city's 446-year history while creating a beautiful setting for special memories.
26th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Jacksonville Landing is Friday The 56-foot-tall energy-efficient artificial tree, decorated with over 78,000 L.E.D. lights and more than 240 ornaments, will light up downtown during this annual ceremony. The evening will conclude with a large fireworks display on the St Johns River. This event will also be shown live on FOX30.